Prizefighter

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From the album Object Permanence
Available April 2, 2013
download.muttsmusic.com/album/object-permanence

lyrics

My God it's late, honey where you been?
Before she could lie, it's already forgiven
It's written so plainly in her eyes
I've read this before - it always ends in her smile
She never loved me
but she never tried
And he never lover her
until she was mine

It ain't my fault
my heart is so hard
it's covered in bruises and battle scars;
these are hardly the marks of a prizefighter.
Yeah, well it ain't my fault
is such a stupid phrase
usually said by the one who's to blame
I step in the ring
and I let down my gloves
I'm throwing the fight
'cause I think I'm in love.

Her pillow's cold, even colder than before
she called out a name I couldn't ignore.
Maybe with time, growing up will prove
to be the difference between experienced and used.
She doesn't love me
but i wish she would try
just thinking 'bout leaving
is making me tired.

It ain't my fault
my heart is so hard
it's covered in bruises and battle scars;
these are hardly the marks of a prizefighter.
Yeah, well it ain't my fault
is such a stupid phrase

credits

from Greatest Free Mutt Shit, released December 5, 2012
Mike Maimone - Piano, Mellotron, Vocals
Bob Buckstaff - Upright Bass
Chris Pagnani - Drums

Featuring Yoo Soo Kim of Hemmingbirds - Viola (hemmingbirds.com)

Manny Sanchez - Recording, Mixing at IV Lab Studios
Mastered by Jason Ward at Chicago Mastering

Produced by Mutts
Music and words by Mike Maimone
(p) 2012 Mile Too Far Music (ASCAP)
(c) 2012 Mutts Music, LLC

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