Special Friends

from by Mark Thorburn

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A cautionary tale about sleeping with too many of your friends


If I ever thought I could
Get away with it, you know I would
Cos I'm easily mislead.
Should be using, not receiving, head.
But after all is said and done
Where's the risk without the fun?
And I know what's on your mind
It's the same game I've been playing

Pick me up
I'll put you down again
That's what happens to the "special friends"
It's not over...its not over...it's not over...

If I ever thought I should
Take you down with me
You know I would
But a lot's been said since then
Didn't know if you'd been listening
This is where it's got to end
There's no point in a beginning
Call my bluff and hope to die
You're the one who's left crying


from Dancing Backwards, released August 21, 2014
Music & Lyrics: Mark Thorburn
Vocals, bass, guitars, organ: Mark Thorburn
Drums & percussion: Mason Larkin
Harmonica: Andy Cronin
Backing Vocals: Joanna Banks, Eva Banks, Adam Leach, Rod



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Mark Thorburn Edinburgh, UK

Mark Thorburn has been playing the "low-slung-guitar-hero" in his head for longer than he cares to remember

This is his debut album.

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