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Bummer's Lament (ft. Mara Flynn)

from Where the Bunny Meets the Bear by Peter Squires

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Another day turns into night
and I've been inside the whole time
the colors of trees change when they die
and come back to life, but I just die

You're alive, you're alive
don't let it pass you by
we'll miss you, we love you
you will be happy again in time

I didn't mean to hide
I can see myself from the outside
and I know what I'm doing is exactly what I shouldn't do
but it's hardest to change
when you're feeling blue

This was a mistake
and yeah we all die,
it just felt like time
like a decent time to sell high
But succumbing is weak
and ridiculous vices will not abide
all consuming drive
I'm consuming mine


from Where the Bunny Meets the Bear, released April 23, 2013
Featured vocals by Mara Flynn
Backup vocals by Seth Gooby, Stephanie Katz and Juliet Nelson


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Peter Squires Madbury, New Hampshire

Combining humor & heartbreak, Peter Squires can brighten your day or bring you down with just a few chords. A witty songwriter & talented instrumentalist, Squires is never afraid to wear his heart on his sleeve.

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