There's no winning

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Written: ? - 21st May 2013
Recorded: 31st May 2013 - 7th June


So I call you, to meet up and to talk this through
Try to reason with you but I'm through, there's no reasoning with you

I reach the point where I'll say anything
I try to speak but I cannot begin
There's no winning, no winning

So we race to the bottom, to the nearest point that we can score
Previous losses forgotten, we'll hammer home till you get sore

We'll jump like wolves if you'll just hesitate
The loudest voice can make no mistakes
There's no winning, no winning

You can dress up and conceal and imitate the salesman act
But the truths that you reveal are broken, we can see the cracks

You don't concede, just change point of attack
"Well that may be", then introduce a new fact
There's no winning, no winning


from Stopping distance, released February 3, 2014
Jack James - Vocals, Acoustic Guitar, Banjo




Jack James Glasgow

Rangy songwriter.

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