Hold Me Down

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Slow, thoughtful folk electronic track about love. An otherwise invincible man pleads desperately with the only person in the world with the power to defeat him. Acoustic guitar, synth, piano, heavy background vocals.

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I walked away
From a burning plane
I brushed the dust off my shoulders
From an oncoming train
I was pushed from the empire state
And landed on my feet
They pulled the trigger
And I smiled with a bullet between my teeth

Hold me down
I can breathe under water
Hold me down
I will wake up tomorrow
Hold me down
I’ve been safe up til now
But if you walk out that door
I’ll fucking drown

Never broke a sweat
A noose around my neck
I ran into the fire and I returned
With a lit cigarette

Poison drink
Chamber gas
I can walk on broken glass
Burning stake
Flight of stairs
I shorted out my electric chair

All the world I can bear
But I’m a wreck without you here
Baby, I’m a wreck without you here

credits

from Curses, released October 25, 2014
Written, recorded, produced, and performed by Nicholas Fargher. Mastered by Liquid Mastering in Eugene, OR.

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Saint Jayne Eugene, Oregon

The last few years have delivered me an unexpected dose of reality for which I am very grateful. Some of it is captured here in my music. The questionable, the frustrating, the hopeful. The blessings and the curses. None of which I would change.

I write songs on my guitar and add electronic sounds to them.
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