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(written by the matthew show and Micheal Preble, BMI)

Don’t you try to go away
It’s enough to make you stay
Don’t you try to feel the sway
It’s enough to make you say
The things that you really want to say
That no one really wants to hear anyway

Don’t you try to really live
It’s enough to make you die
Don’t you try to make it fit
It’s enough to make you lie
In bed, and think of things you said
That no one really wants to hear you say

Don’t you try to tell the truth
It’s enough to steal your youth
Don’t you come to me like this
It’s enough to make you wish
You hid the things you never did
When no one really would believe you anyway


from february, released October 15, 2008
matthew - vocals, guitar, vocoder
Jeff Simms - drums, backing vocals
Jason Jackson - bass
Thea Brown - cello
Reggie Rueffer - violin




the matthew show Fort Worth, Texas

the matthew show's songs are acclaimed widely, as is his podcast series The Band That Never Was, a merging of story and song. He has been featured on NPR & PBS. He served as reader and composer for the Bonneville Stories audiobook by Mark Doyon, and co-produced Beth Brown's debut album I'm Not Matthew. He is also half of Ah Pook the Destroyer. ... more

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