It's the Doin' That's Always Hard

from by Youell Swinney

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Sometimes I have no idea who I am
Or what it is I'm supposed to be
Some days I just wanna burn it all down
Everything ever meant anything to me
Seems like everything in life I've ever loved
Has lost it's luster over time
And all the things that ever were fun
Have lost their meaning, lost their shine

Sometimes I feel I can't bare to be alone
I go out searchin' for a friend
Then I slip past the crowds and head home
Sometimes it's easier just to pretend
It's easy enough to say you want somethin'
It's the doin' that's always hard
Ain't gotta feel the stingin' guilt of quitin'
When you never even bothered to start

Sometimes I have no idea what to do
So used to doin' nothin' at all
Both feet planted firm in the ground
Forever wailin' a this wall
I spend my days livin' out a lie
That's not even a lie anymore
Exiled in a prison of plastic and lights
I've forgotten what the lie was even for

Sometimes I have no idea who I am
Or what it is I'm supposed to be...


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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