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#1133136 - 12/01/17 11:26 PM One More Night  
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Havenít posted in a really long time...figured Iíd dip my toes back in the water. Thoughts?

One More Night.

(V 1)
They say to keep your head up
'till the night turns into day,
and don't you play the blues
unless you don't want love to stay.
I know you've always told me
every time before I fall,
but I've been down so long,
oh babe, you know I can't recall.

(Chorus)
I can't recall
all the times I hurt you.
I can't recall
all the long, long nights.
I don't remember all the fights.
I was wrong, guess you were right,
but I've been down so long,
what's one more night?

(V 2)
I make my way on the town,
a creature of the night.
Bottom of a whiskey glass,
fightin' inner fights.
There was something you said to me
right before I stalled,
but I've been down so long,
oh babe, you know I can't recall.

(Chorus)
I can't recall
all the times I hurt you.
I can't recall
all the long, long nights.
I don't remember all the fights.
I was wrong, guess you were right,
but I've been down so long,
what's one more night?

(Bridge)
Every time I hear your voice,
it always leads me home,
but darlin' don't you blink
because you know that I'll be gone...

(V 3)
The mirror in the mornin'
shames the night before.
Bleedin' eyes and poundin' head,
I can't take much more.
I know you've always loved me,
even when I drop the ball,
but if you ask me,
I'll just tell you that I can't recall.

(Chorus)
I can't recall
all the times I hurt you.
I can't recall
all the long, long nights.
I don't remember all the fights.
I was wrong, guess you were right,
but I've been down so long,
what's one more night?

(Tag)
I've been down so long,
What's one more night.

Lyrics by Nicholaus Billings (c) 2017

Last edited by Nicholaus Billings; 12/02/17 12:30 AM.

If you give them the tools, you give them a chance.
ngb
#1133406 - 12/06/17 11:41 AM Re: One More Night [Re: Nicholaus Billings]  
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Subject is having a tug of war with his emotions for sure. He has chosen not to set appropriate boundaries and distance himself from the ties that bind. Seems to be having some sort of epiphany of remorse. Title suggests that he may try to get back together but has chosen one more night of debauchery, possibly to make sure that this is what he really intends to do. He will need to realize that romantic prosperity can be his only when he chooses to exert the right amount of energy and effort so as to remember that one step at a time is all it takes. If he realizes this it could by one of those moments when time is on his side.

#1133432 - 12/06/17 05:16 PM Re: One More Night [Re: beechnut79]  
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Beechnut
Thank you for taking a look. I enjoyed your insights.
Nick


If you give them the tools, you give them a chance.
ngb
#1133732 - 12/15/17 06:12 PM Re: One More Night [Re: Nicholaus Billings]  
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Hi, this has a familiar country feel, not a bad thing,my only suggestion is to tighten the chorus,
all the best.john


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