Murder Song (5, 4, 3, 2, 1)

Album: All My Demons Greeting Me as a Friend (2015)
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  • Aurora uses song writing as therapy as a way of helping her face fears. The lyrics for this tune are penned from the victim's perspective: "He holds the gun against my head. I close my eyes, then bang! I'm dead." She told The Sun: "I'm very sensitive and that's why a lot of my songs are seen as being dark."
  • Aurora told The 405: "It's a tragic love story. Very tragic. The saddest thing is that he really loves her."


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