Best Friends for a While

from by Youell Swinney

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Sometimes at night when I go out walkin'
Through the same old isles of that 24 hour store
And I laugh as I remember the good times I had
With someone that I never see anymore

We'd go out each week, one night or two
And we'd blow all our money on overpriced food
Laughin' and talkin' and drivin' around
And we'd always find somethin' when there was nothin' to do

And yes, it's true that I miss you
But I guess I can say with a smile
That no matter how it ended
We were best friends for a while

Sometimes I drive out through these hazy old mountains
And I wish I wasn't always drivin' alone
I think of what could have been, what never was
And I feel sad to know that what we had is gone

And when this old apartment is finally empty
And I've packed up my things and moved far away
Maybe it won't be so hard to remember
That we had a good time every single day



from Disillusion's Dreamer, released July 22, 2017



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Youell Swinney Arkansas

Begun in 2005 as a side project to a now defunct punk rock band and with a name taken from a dark chapter of Arkansas history, Youell Swinney is a one man band with rotating guest musicians, including Mr. Lew Gelfond on fiddle.

Born out of a love for old time couMntry and 70's Americana, with a dash if prog rock thrown into the mix.
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