Close to me

from by Sarah Beatty

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In all this subtlety, I swear I'm moving on.
From a memory that's been hanging round for far too long.
You're a tidal wave that pulled me out to sea,
so I'm swimming back to catch my breath and be.

So, I'll hold you close to me.
I'll hold you close to me.
I'll hold you close to me.
I'll hold you close to me.

Did you stake me out and follow my tracks.
I never seem to look, except when I'm looking back.
You're a silhouette, at least that's what I'm told.
Yeah, you'd take my beating heart and trade it in for gold.

I know, there's nothing that I can be.
So you'd reconsider this, and think something more of me.
You're a fatalist, at least that's what it seems.
I am not an optimist, but I do believe in dreams.

credits

from Black Gramophone, released May 24, 2012
Vocals & guitar - Sarah Beatty

Written and Produced by Sarah Beatty

Recorded live off the floor at River 16 Studios, Oakville, ON

Engineered by Nick Jabbour
Mixed by Nick Jabbour

Mastered by Andrew Cowan at Lacquer Channel Mastering, Toronto, ON

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Sarah Beatty Hamilton, Ontario

Thoughts you can groove to. A songwriter and a scientist with a unique and universal take on being a human being. Equal parts dazzling and down-home.

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