Deep End Girlfriend

by Sometimes the Cat

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I'm going off the deep end, my friend Live life a little crazier Do things I wouldn't do They'll be like, "That was you?" And I'll say, "Yeah, I've given up" I'm going off the deep end, my friend Since now I've nothing left to lose I'll take up morning jogs Find out just what I want I guess I don't give a fuck But I could be your deep end girlfriend Settle down in the bottom of the pool Your deep end girlfriend And you could be my deep end girlfriend Deep end girlfriend Deep end girlfriend too I'm going off the deep end, my friend And I'm taking shit more seriously My collar buttons up No, don't give me that guff We all gotta do what we gotta do I'm going off the deep end, incensed At where decisions I make lead me Oh, yeah, I'm diving down To where the fishes drown And I'm crushed, and I'm crushed, and I'm crushed But I could be your deep end girlfriend Settle down in the bottom of the pool Your deep end girlfriend And you could be my deep end girlfriend Deep end girlfriend Deep end boyfriend Deep end girlfriend Love, love, lovely, please don't forgive me I've got to be held accountable for the batshit things I do Don't, don't, don't tell me that you love me 'Cause I know, but that won't fix the problem When I'm hanging over the deep It's been so long since I've taken a dip in the memory pool My head goes down underwater, and the water's fresh and cool I wait a moment or two, yeah, I've got nothing to lose Well, until I see you, and then I'm up, up, gasping for air I didn't realise you'd be there So I'm going off the deep end, my friend And I've never felt better Do things I might not like I still don't, but that's fine But I can say that I know what's up I'm going off the deep end, intending To get a little smarter To go a little farther I'd like to think I've wisened up But of course that's just what I want But I could be your deep end girlfriend Settle down in the bottom of the pool Your deep end girlfriend And you could be my deep end girlfriend Deep end girlfriend Deep end boyfriend Deep end girlfriend too
2.
Over the summer, somehow awaiting Sometimes craving And I gave it all away, let my mind slip away Kept everyone away I can't tell you anything you don't already know I can't tell you anything you don't already know I can't tell you anything I am the minister, and the impostor You said I'm on my own But I am not alone, you are the militant Fighting to bring me home I can't tell you anything you don't already know I can't tell you anything you don't already know I can't tell you anything I can't tell you anything you don't already know I can't tell you anything you don't already know I can't tell you anything you don't already know I can't tell you anything you don't already know I can't tell you anything...
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v) My wife suggests to me: a hysterectomy— unexpected, but not unwelcome; rip from me the capability to create new human beings. Alive, alone: unwind the telephone wire and dangle down by the window. Trace your fingers on the glass and let the water drip along the pane. To die in song; if there is nothing quite so torturously beautiful then let me hang my head in shame. Let me give you my full name, let me rise up from the grave and never rest again. (Let me hang my head in shame. Let me give you my full name. Let me rise up from the grave and never rest again.)
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There's a hole in my mouth where my brain falls out And it's making me mad, so don't play me like that And I'm taking the time out of every damn day so you better listen what I say There's a hole in my mouth where my brain falls out And it's making me mad, so don't play me like that And I'm taking the time out of every damn day so you better listen what I say There's a hole in my mouth where my brain falls out And it's making me mad, so don't play me like that And I'm taking the time out of every damn day so you better listen what I say

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The last few months have been a hectic whirlwind of stuff in my life, but also music-making! Have a tune and a couple other tunes as a teaser for my upcoming record, and happy Labour Day! :)

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released September 3, 2018

"DEEP END GIRLFRIEND"
Music, words, instruments, and voices by April
from the upcoming album "Sometimes"
written and recorded July–September 2018

"ACORNS & ORIOLES"
Music and words by Guided by Voices
Instruments and voices by April
recorded August 2018, for Charlie

"TWELVE MINUTES, PT. 5"
Music, words, instruments, and voices by April
thanks to Floyd for reminding me this exists
written and recorded February 2017

"BRAIN FALLS OUT STOMP"
Music, words, instruments, and voices by April
yeah, it's just a song, so what
written and recorded September 2018

Recorded and mixed by April in Eugene and in Missoula.
Special thanks to the dingy room in the basement.
Treasures: Charlie, Alyssa, Floyd, Badgie, Lesley, Autumn, Joe, et al.

Dress Dress Dress Recordings
GRR 041

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