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by Every Damn Day

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I asked you for time
And you gave me 20 minutes
Sure, my head's together now
I asked for a sign
And finally found my limit
I know you're gonna push me past it, somehow

I wanna thank you for that stolen kiss
(I want it back)
Thanks for ruining my favorite movie
(Watch it fade to black)
And thanks for loving me
Just enough to make me wanna cry
But I'm not gonna cry

I wasted a year
I guess I'll just go on singing
Let me know if I break through
I lent you an ear
Now all I hear is ringing
Go ahead and answer it
I'm sure that it's for you

Thanks for showing up unexpectedly
(I'm all right, I guess)
Wearing a shirt that was a gift from me
(Really, I'm a mess)
And thanks for loving me
Just enough to make me wanna die
But I'm not gonna die

Thanks for the song
That you wrote for me and threw away
It took all night to get it right
But it didn't stand up in the light of day
Did it sound like this?

Thank you for the broken path you took
(On and off again)
Thanks for deciding to close the book
(We're not even friends)
And thanks for loving me
Just enough to make me wanna cry
But I'm not gonna cry
You made me wanna die
But I'm not gonna!


released May 14, 2021
Mike Daly ((lead and backing vocals, rhythm guitar)
John Reynolds (lead guitars, backing vocals)
Jim Van Sickle (bass, backing vocals)
Rich Stout (drums)

Recorded in 1995 by Andy Halasz at New Bleu Recording, Garfield, NJ. Additional recording in 2021 by Jim Van Sickle at The Jerk Store, Haledon/Hawathorne, NJ, and by John Reynolds at his house, Wayn, NJ. Mastered by Alex Saltz at APS Mastering, Astoria, NY.

Written by Mike Daly
Copyright 1995, 2021 Pop Goes The World LLC


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Every Damn Day Mobile, Alabama

In 1991, musicians Mike Daly and John Reynolds, who were writers/editors at a New Jersey-based alternative newspaper, founded Every Damn Day, along with bassist Jim Van Sickle and drummer Rich Stout. For 15 years, EDD was a staple of the NY/NJ music scene.

Daly, Reynolds and Van Sickle are currently in Mike Daly & The Planets.
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