The right shoes

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All my pain may seem so trite
but it's the thing that keeps me warm at night.
And I'm looking all around,
to find a little piece of truth
written in graffiti
in some mangled up telephone booth.

And I swear that I would run,
If I could find the right shoes.
Broken in with a bit of tread left
late at night and out of breath
I'd forget about these blues.

But instead I stay
and clean up the mess
that's been stifling me,
sifting through all this nostalgia
to find what lies beneath
my history.

So I hold my hands
up close to my chest
to see if I can find a rhythm
I can stick to a little bit more or less
and when I look around me,
I know that at sometime
it will all leave,
but for the moment I find,
I'm distracted by all the things I can't see.

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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