Posthumous Forgiveness

Album: The Slow Rush (2019)
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  • Ever since I was a small boy
    No one else compared to you, no way
    I always thought heroes stayed close
    Whenever troubled times arose

    I didn't know
    Ain't always how it goes

    Every single word you told me
    I believed without a question, always
    To save all of us, you told us both to trust
    But now I know you only saved yourself

    Did you think I'd never know?
    Never wise-up as I grow

    And you could store an ocean in the holes
    In any of the explanations that you gave
    And while you still have time, you had a chance
    But you decided to take all of your sorrys to the grave

    Did you think I'd never know?
    Never wise-up as I grow
    Did you hope I'd never doubt?
    Never one day work it out?

    You were runnin' for cover
    Doin' like any other
    Fallin' out with a lover
    You didn't know that I suffered
    What a thing to discover
    There was time to recover
    One on one with each other
    Just a boy and a father
    What I'd give for another

    Everything that I have
    Wouldn't need this for long
    Never speak of the time
    That you left us alone
    Me and Steve on our own
    I wanna tell you 'bout the time
    Wanna tell you 'bout my life
    Wanna play you all my songs
    Learn the words, sing along

    (This time) wanna tell you 'bout the time
    (I was) I was in Abbey Road
    (Or the) or the time that I had
    (I had) Mick Jagger on the phone
    I thought of you when we spoke
    Wanna tell you 'bout the time
    Wanna tell you 'bout my life
    Wanna play you all my songs
    Hear your voice sing along

    I wanna say it's alright
    You're just a man after all
    And I know you have demons
    I got some of my own
    Think you passed them along
    Wanna tell you 'bout the time
    Wanna tell you 'bout my life
    Wanna play you all my songs
    And hear your voice sing along Writer/s: Kevin Parker
    Publisher: BMG Rights Management
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Comments: 2

  • Audric from ZurichDeep song
  • Des Parker from United Kingdom Jerry and Rhonda did not have children. Steve is Kevin's older brother. I am Jerry's younger brother
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