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Put me in your box and I’ll tell you what I know
You ask me what happened when I was 13 years old
I solemnly sincerely truly declare
It’s been 16 years, I don’t come with a guarantee
‘I can’t say for certain’ is as valid an answer as any
I solemnly sincerely truly declare

I’ll stand and declare my most shameful memories
In front of 12 strangers whose faces I’ve no way to read
You’re here to judge him but it feels like you’re judging me
I solemnly sincerely truly declare

Pick pick pick me apart, dust off every box
That I’ve mentally filed so I don’t flash back every day
Take possession of what I have lived through
Label and tag it ‘Exhibit A’
Wield your words like a scalpel to cut to the core
I’ll clear up after, I’ve done it before
Yes I’ll clear my mind after, I’ve done it before

[ooh]
You can put it to me any way that you want
But I’m under oath; did you hope that I was lying to you?

Make your statement, cause yours is the burden of proof
Don’t forget the defendant is here and listening to you
We need the truth, the whole truth and nothing but the truth
I solemnly sincerely truly declare

You put it to me…
You put it to me…

You can put it to me any way that you want
But I’m under oath; did you hope that I was lying to you?

My memories are malleable in timing and chronology
I can’t say it all for certain, but of some things I am sure
And you can keep on chipping until I am just a child
But there are facts that I can cling to and I won’t let go

You can put it to me any way that you want
But I’m under oath; did you hope that I was lying to you?

My memories are malleable, they’re placed upon your pedestal
Oh God, if I say something wrong the case will collapse

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from From the Ground, released April 5, 2019

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Flora Greysteel York, UK

Emily Rowan is a singer, piano basher, uke toter and glitter addict. Simon Bolley is a singer-songwriter who plays drums like the lead guitarist he is. Together they make music that has been described as "beautifully strange", "ecstatic melancholy" and "an emotional candy bar". ... more

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