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by Do Not Forsake Me Oh My Darling

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they had the flood lights on you saying you’re not gonna make it this time they beat your body took your will then they took your mind sent you back to me, said, "get what you can then leave him behind" they’re gun gun gunning for you your lips curl out from your face like they got something to prove and when they’re moving at night I think you’re finally telling the truth you’ve been running your whole life singing, "if you’ve got nothing you’ve got nothing to lose" they’re gun gun gunning for you, love when you wake up you’ll be in your own bed when you wake up it won’t be your thoughts in your head wake up wake up wake up wake up wake up wake up wake up wake up they’re gun gun gunning they’re gun gun gunning they’re gun gun gunning for you
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Were you a ghost, were you a dream, were you just meant to hurt me I've had this headache for six days straight and I know it's you knocking around in there this heart aches but it just won't break and it's just not fair, it's just not fair that you stepped out of a poem I'd read you were dark and brooding, I was sure you were dead but you were singing and laughing and dancing and praying as you talked me through the night saying "it'll be all right, it'll be all right, it'll be all right" Were you a ghost, were you a dream, were you just meant to hurt me you were the wind blowing through this house coming up my lungs and out my mouth but you don't talk to me anymore and I'm trying to be strong, I'm trying to be strong "it'll be all right, it'll be all right, it'll be all right" Were you a ghost, were you a dream, were you just meant to hurt me Were you a ghost, were you a dream, were you just meant to hurt me
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You’re sitting at the table watching jacks fly around making bets you can’t pay letting chips fall to the ground made your money selling your torture made your friends by being so lonely got your name hiding what you knew they couldn’t pin it on you, pin it on you don’t follow me, don’t follow me (no, no, no) stay with me, walk with me got your hands in your pockets clutching at the fabric of a green, green dress it’s the last that you took from her on the day that she left, the day that she left don’t follow me, don’t follow me (no, no, no) stay with me, walk with me don’t follow me, don’t follow me (no, no, no) stay with me, walk with me you get up and your chair tips back bullets are flying and you laugh laugh laugh just give up, you won’t get her back smoke is rising and you laugh laugh laugh don’t follow me, don’t follow me (no, no, no) stay with me, walk with me don’t follow me, don’t follow me (no, no, no) stay with me, walk with me
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Can't walk ahead Can't fall back You can't side-step this one You can try, you can try, you can try Can't walk ahead Can't fall back You can't side-step this one You can try, you can try, you can try, you can try, you can try, you can try, you can try Try to run, try to run, ru-uh-uh-uhn, just run It's gonna take quiet, and it's gonna take tact And it's gonna take a heart, beat the lies from the facts They got their dogs, at your heels And I got my hands on whatever I can steal Can't walk ahead Can't fall back You can't side-step this one You can try, you can try, you can try Can't walk ahead Can't fall back You can't side-step this one You can try, you can try, you can try, you can try, you can try, you can try, you can try Try to run, try to run, ru-uh-uh-uhn, just run The line is drawn, and it's east or west Takes more than charm, if you're gonna get me to confess They got their dogs, and they're at my heels And I got a heart, so beaten it can't feel Can't walk ahead Can't fall back You can't side-step this one You can try, you can try, you can try Can't walk ahead Can't fall back You can't side-step this one You can try, you can try, you can try, you can try, you can try, you can try, you can try Try to run, try to run, ru-uh-uh-uhn, just run
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I intend to set and be set free so don’t hold your raw dreams up to me come inside I’ll come to your side if it makes you weak I will do as I need to do to make you see I know you can feel it coming down I know you can feel it coming down I know you can feel it coming down Coming down, come on down you got your friends who you thought your friends are not your friends it don’t make sense, yeah it don’t make sense for this to be your end come inside I’ll come to your side if it makes you believe I will do as I need to do to set you free I know you can feel it coming down I know you can feel it coming down I know you can feel it coming down Coming down, come on down
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I lost my heart in a desert of the blackest ocean gave up sight to unearthly visions of death’s chariot pulling up to my gate telling me that I’ve got a debt to pay now, who’s afraid of the dark when you keep awake, every day is marked who’s afraid of the dark I kept running, kept hoping for a change kept moving the pieces kept shifting the blame he said my time now runs short let's play just keep breathing baby one more day who’s afraid of the dark when you keep going, 'cause you’re afraid to stop who’s afraid of the dark every dawn you walk right back through that same door you reach up and cry out NO more more more more more more more more now who’s afraid of the dark when you keep awake, every day is marked who’s afraid of the dark when you keep awake 'cause everyday is marked who's afraid of the dark who’s afraid?
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In the white light death heat yeah living like this don’t do it for me yeah living like this so hard to breathe do it for me, prove it to me I see you at night swear I’m not dreaming you’re a ball of light I wake up screaming, I wake up screaming I keep running for you it’s not enough I keep fighting for truth it’s not enough I keep feeling I do it’s not enough to earn your love, earn your love I see you at night swear I’m not dreaming you’re a ball of light I wake up screaming, I wake screaming white light, death heat black shadows yeah, they’re coming for me white light, death heat black shadows, yeah they look just like me
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there is an eye and it watches what you do try to hide but it will follow you If you want me, come and get me If you need me, come and find me Come and try me, if you want me If you want me, if you want me If you want me, come and get me If you want me, do you want me? WHY WHY WHY there is a screen where they show your secrets has a brain and everyone believes it If you want me, come and get me If you need me, come and find me Come and try me, if you want me If you want me, if you want me If you want me, come and get me If you want me, do you want me? WHY WHY WHY WHY WHY
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Hook me up Plug me in Run me around Send me up Take me in Put me down If you wanna wake up If you wanna break up If you wanna stand up If you wanna make up If you wanna wake up If you wanna break up If you wanna stand up If you wanna make up If you wanna get up If you wanna give up If you wanna go, go, go, go, go Hook me up Plug me in Run me around Send me up Take me in Put me down If you wanna wake up If you wanna break up If you wanna stand up If you wanna make up If you wanna wake up If you wanna break up If you wanna stand up If you wanna make up If you wanna get up If you wanna give up If you wanna go, go, go, go, go If you just can't wake it If you wanna break it If you wanna make it If you just can't stand it If you just don't get it If you wanna give it If you wanna know, no, no, no A.B. or C. what' s it gonna be A.B. or C. got you staring back at me A.B. or C. who's it gonna be A.B. or C. A.B or! If you wanna wake up If you wanna break up If you wanna stand up If you wanna make up If you wanna get up If you wanna give up If you wanna GO If you wanna wake up If you wanna break up If you wanna stand up If you wanna make up If you wanna get up If you wanna give up If you wanna GO
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I know you want to lay down and sleep until you don’t wake up I know you want to lay down your body for an idea that’s made up it would be easier it would it be clear if I could go on just believing but doesn’t have to end right here I liked you best when you are singing is it over, is it over? baby it is over. I know you want to lay down and sleep until you don’t wake up I know you want to lay down your body for an idea that’s made up it would be easier it would it be clear but harmony doesn’t come to the living but doesn’t have to end right here I liked you best when you are asking is it over, is it over? baby it is over. it didn’t matter what the words were, boy you had a feeling it didn’t matter how dead we were, it felt like living it doesn’t matter what the words are girl you got a feeling it doesn’t matter how dead we are, it feels like living is it over, is it over? baby it is over.
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the clock keeps marching on - it goes tick tick tick, tick-tock my heart keeps beating on - it goes tick tick tick, tick-stop I know your face, I know your name better than my own it’s still the same we still play the game better than being alone the clock keeps marching on - it goes tick tick tick, tick-tock my heart keeps beating on - it goes tick tick tick, tick-stop I can help you, there’s a place far from here yes I know the way down, there is a way out make you disappear just when you think you can’t take any more they tell you that it’s done, they tell you that they ended the war the clock keeps marching on - it goes tick tick tick, tick-tock my heart keeps beating on - it goes tick tick tick, tick-stop the clock keeps marching on - it goes tick tick tick, tick-tock my heart keeps beating on - it goes tick tick tick, tick-stop tick tick tick, tick-tok tick tick tick, tick-stop
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put your pen, to the paper save your heart for someplace later the ink twists and bends don’t you sign away your name again your mind is up and it’s walking around only ever felt free when it was bound give your body to me, I won’t let you down I won’t let you down do not forsake me oh my darling oh my darling put my pen, to the paper it was just too late to save her the ink twists and bends don’t you give me up again your body is up and it’s moving around only ever felt free when it was under the crown give your mind to me, I won’t let you down I won’t let you down do not forsake me oh my darling oh my darling do not forsake me oh my darling oh my darling
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don’t confuse me, why are you still here don’t refuse me, until we’re in the clear And I know you're waitin For a change of mind But you'll be waitin For a long long time don’t amuse me, you mightnot like the truth don’t accuse me, you got more than me to lose And I know you're waitin For a change of mind But you'll be waitin For a long long time baby you’re a part of me and it would take a lobotomy to let go of the memory Of what it felt to be free Of what it felt to be free Of what it felt to be free And I know you're waitin For a change of mind But baby you'll be waitin For a long long time
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Your body is singing put it on the stage My bones are rattlin in their cage Your chivalry’is a cancer it’s not brave I don’t have the answer but don’t want to be saved Take off your mask when you talk to me Take off your mask when you talk to me Let your clothes fall so I can see Take off your mask when you talk to me Your voice cuts through the sky like a windmill I see myself in your eyes when you hold still We can start over once i leave this hospital When my heart stops beating hammer in to anvil Take off your mask when you talk to me Take off your mask when you talk to me Let your clothes fall so I can see Take off your mask when you talk to me Take off your mask when you talk to me Take off your mask when you talk to me Let your guard down so we can be free Take off your mask when you talk to me
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have you met your match this time have you put your heart on the line have you got your head in a bind your head in a bind have you got someone take the pain away someone just wild enough to tame to be there when the fires came when the fires came you you you have just been poisoned
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If they want the truth They’ll just come take it if they want proof They’ll just create it In their ties and suits Win or lose It’s degree absolute It’s degree absolute Go on escape you can’t go home Come back it’s fate you’re still on your own In fatigues and boots You don’t get to choose It’s degree absolute It’s degree absolute In their browns and blues Forgive what is due It’s degree absolute Degree absolute In their ties and suits Win or lose It’s degree absolute It’s degree absolute In fatigues and boots You won’t get to choose It’s degree absolute It’s degree absolute In their browns and blues Forgive what is due It’s degree absolute degree absolute
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You say all you need is love But I think there’s more out there than that You say that love is all you need But I still want more than that You say that we’re free to go This is the ultimate test You say if we go we’re free Give it to me confess These bones are gonna walk around These bones are gonna walk around Wake up resign fall out These bones are gonna walk around You say til death do us part I say it’s gone inablink you say we part at death You are my missing link I say it’s time to stand up This is the ultimate test You can’t Stand up to time Give it to me confess These bones are gonna rise again These bones are gonna rise again Speak up resign fall out These bones are gonna rise again

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all songs written by Sophia Cacciola
Sophia Cacciola: vocals, drums
Michael J. Epstein: bass, programming, additional vocals
Rachel Leah Blumenthal: oboe (10, 15)
Susannah Plaster: viola (10, 15)

Tracks 1-9 - Recorded/Mixed/Mastered by Mike Quinn in The Moontower at Q Division (Somerville, MA)
Tracks 10-12, 15 - Recorded by Michael J. Epstein at The Michael J. Epstein Memorial Library (Somerville, MA), Mixed/Mastered by Mike Quinn in The Moontower at Q Division (Somerville, MA)
Tracks 13, 14 - Recorded/Mixed/Mastered by Michael J. Epstein at The Michael J. Epstein Memorial Library (Somerville, MA)
Tracks 16, 17 - Recorded/Mixed/Mastered by Michael J. Epstein at at The Michael J. Epstein Memorial Library (Los Angeles, CA)

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released September 29, 2017

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Do Not Forsake Me Oh My Darling Los Angeles, California

Do Not Forsake Me Oh My Darling is a duo of drums/vocals and bass. The band name and songs are all inspired by the '60s cult spy-fi TV show The Prisoner. Their first music video is a near-exact recreation of the opening sequence of The Prisoner, watch here: youtu.be/GbUhmwSObto ... more

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