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The Fray

I am listening to their songs repeatedly. Constantly. Unendingly. My two favourites are Hundred and Look After You. In case you feel like reading the lyrics, here they are. But trust me, far more emotionally moving with the instrumental background. I think these guys are incredibly skilled. They're in Vancouver in July, when I'm unfortunately not around. Also, if they were, I don't know if I'd go. My last concert has stirred some thoughts on concert-culture, and I just don't know if I'm into it. But that is for another time. Without further ado or explanation as to why the lyrics resonate with me, the compelling songs:

Look After You (it's the first line that gets me
every time)

If I don't say this now I will surely break
As I'm leaving the one I want to take
Forgive the urgency but hurry up and wait
My heart has started to separate

Oh, oh, oh
Oh, oh, oh
Be my baby
Oh, oh, oh
I'll look after you

There now, steady love, so few come and don't go
Will you won't you, be the one I always know
When I'm losing my control, the city spins around
You're the only one who knows, you slow it down

Oh, oh, oh
Oh, oh, oh
Be my baby
Oh, oh, oh
I'll look after you

If ever there was a doubt
My love she leans into me
This most assuredly counts
She says most assuredly

Oh, oh, oh
Oh, oh, oh
Be my baby
I'll look after you

It's always have and never hold
You've begun to feel like home
What's mine is yours to leave or take
What's mine is yours to make your own

Oh, oh, oh
Oh, oh, oh
Be my baby
Oh, oh, oh




Hundred (on this one, it's the chorus)

The how I can't recall
But I'm staring at
What once was the wall
Separating east and west
Now they meet admidst
The broad daylight

So this is where you are
And this is where I am
Somewhere between
Unsure and a hundred

Its hard I must confess
I'm banking on the rest to clear away
Cause we have spoken everything
Everything short of I love you

You right where you are
From right where I am
Somewhere between
Unsure and a hundred

And who's to say it's wrong
And who's to say that it's not right
Where we should be for now

So this is where you are
And this is where I am
So this is where you are
And this is where I've been
Somewhere between
Unsure and a hundred

Comments

Jenn said…
Yep. Definitely listened to those about an hour ago on my drive home! Listened to "Hundred" more than once... "All at Once" is another fav of mine :) Love you and your musical tastes!
steph hsieh said…
The Fray are also all Christians. =p
Sarah said…
I think I need to hear those songs. I can certainly identify with the lyrics.

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