Learning My Lines

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Written: 10th-17th February 2009
Recorded: 17th February 2009

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I can't talk to you
And it's sad cos I'm right for you
I'm building up the courage having a drink or two
And you're so beautiful I just can't stand it
And you know when I'm looking at you, don't you?
But don't worry I can't approach you

I'm standing on the stage
Reading out my lines

This doesn't feel like last time
It was so much easier when we were standing in line
I made fun of your friend's dress I said yours was alright
And you took that as a sign
That night I said you could buy me a drink
I said I was promoting a new kind of way to think
I never did get that drink

I'm standing on the stage
Reading out my lines

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from Lights off, headphones on, released May 16, 2009

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Jack James Glasgow

Rangy songwriter.

“From Neil Young... by way of Bonnie "Prince" Billy, to Arab Strap, without the charming vulgarity”
-The Herald

"Sounding more like a Scottish Leonard Cohen than ever"
-Scots Whay Hae

"Jack James may be doomed"
-The List
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