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I called on you and you came loaded with your number
Don’t call me I'll tell you everything
I’ll live my life the way that I wanted to now
You say I’m indebted to you
I pledge my things you really think you’re a contender
Let’s pretend that you are simply my mirror

Don’t call me I’ll only tease you with my thunder
So you say and keep on saying
Insecure, and you’re mildly numb now
Accusations and you're anyone’s
On balance there’s a fusion of inner conflict
Way within you really think you’re the business

When you look at me
What do you see?
Is it you alone, or subtle different versions of me and you?
Could it be your face is all mine?
Or is there a vision, a thought I claimed
Remedy that you re-claimed
Could it be that you are simply my mirror?

I don’t wanna really see you again


from A Basic Story, track released August 20, 2021
Vocals: Julia Sero
Instruments: Stuart Gray


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Imagine blowing a big bubble gum only for it to burst all over your face. As you tear it off you discover bits of folk rock, psych, alt pop, and soul.

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