Named After A Kiss Song

by Better Things

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"I wrote this song as a valentine's day present for a girl who later shit on my heart," says vocalist Brad Yandow. "Originally, I intended for it to be entirely acoustic and eventually I talked to the band about putting it on this album. In the studio I taught them all three notes and bada-bing bada-boom."

The recording of the track came together very quickly says the band's producer Ryan Cohen, who owns Robot Dog Studio in VT. "I love the simplicity of this song," says Cohen. "I think Brad took two takes and we were like, 'Cool. Sounds good. Let's get some Moe's'"

lyrics

You say, you always say
You're alive, that you're still breathing, you're here
How lucky can I be?

I'm watching, hoping, I'm helping, or trying to anyway,
and really all I'm doing is being here
And I want to help, but what can I say? To erase the the pain, make it all go away?
What haven't I already said with my arms? Or the fingers in your hair?
How lucky can I be?

Nothing ever lasts forever
I swear you'll do better, 'cause I'll be here as long as I can be
When sun comes up on summer, as one we'll have conquered this weather
You're helping me do better for myself

Why are you scared? I'm not leaving
I want to stay right here.
I am yours.

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released July 12, 2016
Written and performed by Better Things
Produced by Ryan Cohen (Robot Dog Studio)

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Better Things Burlington, Vermont

Better Things new album "Getting Worse" is a culmination of over a year of work between Better Things and their producer, Ryan Cohen (of Robot Dog Studio) which showcases the band's appetite for raw emotion, catchy harmonies, and the complete diversity that their musical collaboration represents.

The first single from Getting Worse, "25 Miles Per Hour Blues" is available now.
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