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Tuesday, July 20, 2010

a noteworthy song

i dont know if other people are as passionate about music as i am. but i do know that most people can appreciate a well written song. my husband is one that immediately notices how well written the music of a song is... im the opposite, i notice the lyric. the poetry. some songs i just thing "wow, that was so clever and brilliant and how did anyone ever figure out how to put their thoughts so eloquently." i just wanted to jot this down really quick bc i am sitting here going through my iTunes and came across Sister Hazel's "Champagne High." It makes me cry everytime I hear it. Please have a listen for yourself.

CHAMPAGNE HIGH by SISTER HAZEL

here are the lyrics... but it's not as good just to read them .. you have to hear the song... it's (obviously) about a guy at his ex-girlfriend's wedding..

I wasn't looking for a lifetime with you
And I never thought it would hurt just to hear
"I do" and "I do"
And I do a number on myself
And all that I thought to be
And you'll be the one
That just left me undone
By my own, hesitation

[Pre-chorus]
and for the million hours that we were
well I'll smile and remember it all
then I'll turn and go
while your story's completed mine is a long way from done.

[Chorus]
Well I'm on a champagne high
Where will I be when I stop wondering why
On a champagne high
I'd toast to the future but that'd be a lie
On a champagne high, high

Spring turned to summer
But then winter turned to mean
The distance seemed right
At the time it was best - to leave
And to leave behind
What I once thought was fine And so real - to me
And while I'm still gone
On the quest for my song
I'm at your - celebration

Your wagons been hitched to a star
Well now he'll be your thing that's new
Yeah what little I have you can borrow
'Cause I'm old and I'm blue...

Well I'm on a champagne high (so high)
Where will I be when I stop wondering why
On a champagne high (so high)
Toast to the future but that'd be a lie
On a champagne high
Where will I be when I stop wondering why
On a champagne high... high...
So high so high you left me undone
so high, so high you left me undone....

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