Hating the Songs

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a love song to debunk romantic love songs ...


Hating the Songs

I hate the songs, I hate the songs
That say it won’t be long, it won’t be long

Cause each and every day I pray
Today is going to be the day
I awake to see you’re here with me

I hate the songs, I hate the songs
That say keep holding on, keep holding on

Cause maybe if it’s meant to be
You got to just wait and see
It takes time to build it right

My heart’s not mine, it’s yours …
Not to give away but to keep or break

I hate the songs, I hate the songs
That say don’t give your heart, don’t give your heart

Cause I could sooner hide away
The sunlight at the break of day
Than tell my blood when to bubble up


© 2004 Richard Bates (Miss New Orleans Music, ASCAP)


from To Skyward, released October 1, 2010
David Madaffari - Drums
Peter Lambousy - Bass
Richard Bates – Guitar,
Singing, & Songwriting

Additionally featuring:
Cranston Clements on shiny lead guitars



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the hons New Orleans, Louisiana

"To Skyward is the album Weezer wishes they could make..." --OFFBEAT MAGAZINE

A Democrat, an Independent, and a Republican go to a bar. An Alabama fan from NYU & 2 guys from LSU play cadences of love. 3 dads discuss rehearsing-- next week. Late nights and early mornings! Who dat say they gonna beat dem Eagles?! 3 'merican kids doing the best they can--in bed. ... more

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