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& give yourself a second chance

from goodnight, young novelist by graydon james




verse: G D G C Em Em Am C
chorus: D G D Am x2 C
outro: G D Am C

stop living alone, the crown & the throne
& give yourself a second chance to
step out of your skin, show up and give in
the only thing you said you can't do

no one needed me less
i'm a sucker i guess, for the obvious
& no one needed me less
you were such a success turning no into yes

so give yourself a second chance to
correct the mistakes, reveal all the fakes
& tell them what you think they can do
indulge me for years, cause you talk i'm all ears
so tell me i'm the only man who

(so tell me i'm the only man who) x2
(you loved...the only man who) x4
you loved.

so tell me i'm the only man who.


from goodnight, young novelist, released August 26, 2009




the young novelists Toronto, Ontario

Exclaim! dubbed their first EP “unpretentious brilliance” and this Toronto-based folk-roots band has won critical acclaim ever since. Stephen Fearing described them as having “tight arrangements, great dynamics, and good songs with beautiful harmonies” and their live shows capture audiences with both barnstorming singalongs and heartbreaking folk ballads. ... more

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