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lyrics

BAGGAGE
by Derek Bishop

I’ve had it up to here
But you’ll never know
I smile and let it go
On my face it disappears
But the remnants still remain
Clogging up my veins
Building year to year

Can you read between my lines
The ones now ingrained in the corners of my eyes?
You know I always play aloof
But if you’re tired of playing sleuth
Tear beneath the tissues, the tears, the tendons for the truth

Pack up your baggage from my brain
The only place where we remain
I thought that time would lobotomize what I held dear
Now I realize it’s all the same
The pieces left are yours to claim
Pack up your baggage from my brain

And it’s always playing back
But jumping parts like some still-working yet discarded, old 8-track
The casing barely holds it in, and the tape is wearing thin
Time has made it tragic to end

It’s not that I want it erased
But must my memories share this space?
Some silence can bring piece of mind
I know it haunts you too
A melody that’s never through
It's always playing our lives in a loop

Pack up your baggage from my brain
The only place where we remain
I thought that time would lobotomize what I held dear
Now I realize it’s all the same
The pieces left are yours to claim
Pack up your baggage from my brain

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from Bicycling in Quicksand, released April 7, 2015

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Derek Bishop New York, New York

Derek Bishop's sophomore album 'Bicycling Quicksand' blends disco, euro-pop, and new wave stylings. The ten-song album features Derek’s trademark energy, showcasing bona fide grooves that harken back to the days when the music was funky and the beats were undeniable. ... more

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