Lauren O’connell

Tuesday 27 September, 2011 at 8:19 am

Lauren O’connell is a California-based singer/songwriter and one half of the duo ‘My Terrible Friend’ where she cooperates with Nataly Dawn from Pomplamoose. The guy who plays the guitar and does the backup vocals is Ryan Lerman, an awesome singer/songwriter who will be featured here next. Enjoy!

p.s. Read the lyrics. Being able to write like that is what separates a real artist from the fake ones.

I Belong To You

Music Video

Lyrics

If it were up to me to build this place
Well I’d have made the miles it takes a little shorter
And I think I would tell the hills to lay to waste
And soak up all the Finger Lakes
So I could straighten the lines
Yeah, so I could straighten the lines to anywhere.

And if I was told to know my place
Well, I think I would choose a space closer to yours
And I would use those lines I drew to get real close
A finger on my pulse because
I think that it’s strongest there
Yeah, I think that it’s strongest there near you.

‘Cos I do not belong to the night
Mystery or song or moonlight
To be a far-begotten soul, I don’t know what they do
Don’t know where such souls go, but I belong to you.

If the ground should start to break
Well, I think I would allocate more of my bones
To keep our legs up and the tiny ones inside our hands
Would plant themselves in door frames and
Each other or at least I hope
With each other, or at least I hope they would.

If any part of us should start to die
I’d dig a well and bleed it dry and wait there
For something to breathe ‘cos I believe or at least I try
That nothing is just born to die
‘Cos I think that we’d all just wait
Yeah, I think that we’d all just wait if that were true.

I belong to you
I belong to you so long as this world allows me to.

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