What If?

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(Enter the dream.)


Am I making the same mistakes as my father?
Or am I dreaming a little bit farther?
Am I living my life to the fullest?
Or has it all just been bullshit?

Can I let you go?
Or will I just let you down?
I don’t want you to give up your dream
Just to stick around
And who knows what’s out there to be found?
All I know is you gotta escape this town

What if, what if, what if you’re my open door?
And you’re just what I’m looking for
I don’t know, I don’t know, I don’t know, but I think I need you
I just need a bird’s eye view

And can I let you go?
I don’t know, I don’t know
Will I just let you down?
How will I ever know now?
And I can’t escape this small town
I can only hope you come back around

In fifty, in fifty, in fifty years from now, I’ll try to forget
And I won’t have regrets
About letting, about letting, about letting you go,
Will I? Will I? Well I don’t know

And this isn’t my father’s story
and eventually
It’ll all, it'll all, it'll all be history
Can’t you see?

That you’re meant for me
You’re everything that I need
I don’t want this to haunt me
No, I don’t want to spend my life in a dream
But what’s supposed to be
Will be, and I'll leave


from Grow Out, released April 11, 2017
Lyrics—Christopher Noran
Vocals, guitar, synth—Christopher Noran
Cello—August Posch
Drums—Alix Pupo
Mixed by Mitchell Cohen



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Chris Noran is songwriter and multi-instrumentalist from Salem, MA. His first LP, Oceaner, was released on August 15, 2014. His second, Grow Out, recorded with a full band, was released on April 11, 2017.

He plays live shows both with a band and solo.
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