Beside You

by Dog Is Blue

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Beside You 03:19
Some days you’ll feel down That’s fine You don’t have to smile all the time Now and then you’ll wake up sad It’s OK It won’t be like that every day And even if it is it’ll be OK too (It will be OK) And if it is I still love you (I will love you) Here and there you’ll get anxious That’s alright Just take a deep breath It may pass And if it doesn’t it’ll be OK too (It will be OK) And if it doesn’t I’ll just sit here quietly beside you (I will love you) I’ll be right here beside you Sometimes you’ll get mad (It’s OK) Now and then you’ll feel overwhelmed (That’s alright) Here and there you’ll be afraid Some days you might just need a little help Some days you might need a little help When all the things you take don’t make it feel better And lying in bed doesn’t make you any less awake And all the staring out the window won’t take you away Because it’s not that simple and that’s OK It’s not that simple and That’s OK When that’s the way it is it’ll be OK too (It will be OK) If that’s how it is I’ll just sit here quietly beside you (I will love you) I’ll be right here beside you There are days you’ll feel loved I hope you do
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I am a skeleton These are my bones These are my bones I rattle and chatter and crack all alone (All alone) I crack all alone (All alone) So let me do a dance for you (Let me dance for you) Let me do a dance for you (Let me dance for you) Nothing holds me together Nothing holds me back Nothing holds me back So let me do a dance for you (Let me dance for you) So let me do a dance for you (Let me dance for you) I had blood and organs somewhere But I threw them all away Yeah, I threw them all away Nails and hair and eyeballs somewhere But I threw them all away Yeah, I threw them all away To show you these bones These bones I am a skeleton Can’t you see these bones? Can’t you see these bones? This is all I have left This is the best I’ve got (Best I’ve got) This is the best I’ve got (Best I’ve got) So let me do a dance for you (Let me dance for you) Let me do a dance for you (Let me dance for you) I had blood and organs somewhere But I threw them all away Yeah, I threw them all away Nails and hair and eyeballs somewhere But I threw them all away Yeah, I threw them all away To show you these bones These bones These bones do a dance for you (Bones dance for you) Let me do a dance for you (Let me dance for you)
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Our first new original music since 2018! Written and partially recorded before the pandemic, then finished while stuck at home.

The title track was written by Paul on a somber day for no particular reason and sung on hard days thereafter, we almost kept this one to ourselves, but hopefully the sentiment is helpful to anyone with hard days of their own. It's not an answer or remedy, but maybe humming along can be a flickering lamp for someone stuck in the dark.

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released May 1, 2020

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Dog Is Blue Toronto, Ontario

Toronto’s Dog Is Blue is a garage-folk duo made up of Paul Watson, principal songwriter and cookie-tin pedal enthusiast, and Laura Heaney, purveyor of ghost-noises and multi-instrumentalist extraordinaire.

Together they bramble around proudly with all the jangly toys of a tickle-trunk and the surefooted bravado of travelling snake-oil salesmen.
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