The Game

from Once Upon a Time by Aerik Watson

/
  • Digital Track
    Streaming + Download

    Includes unlimited streaming via the free Bandcamp app, plus high-quality download in MP3, FLAC and more.
    Purchasable with gift card

      $1 CAD  or more

    You own this

     

  • Compact Disc (CD) + Digital Album

    Physical copy of Aerik's Debut Solo CD, "Once Upon a Time"
    Recorded, Mixed and Mastered at Dale's House Productions in Braeside, Ontario, Canada

    Includes unlimited streaming of Once Upon a Time via the free Bandcamp app, plus high-quality download in MP3, FLAC and more.
    ships out within 3 days

      $20 CAD or more 

    You own this  

     

lyrics

She sits there alone, crying tears
In a coffee that turned very cold, 'bout an hour before
I smile, she says nothing, so I guess her story
I've seen it, I've lived it, though some years before

Afternoon nightcaps, a love that's gone wrong
The trials of a life that has barely begun
Dances in moonlight to an old favorite song
And chemical candy to help keep it fun

She sits there alone, wiping tears from her red eyes
Hopeful that no one she knows has witnessed her shame
It gets better with time's what I write
on a napkin I leave on the table and sign
"Good luck all the same"

Glamourless parties and faces you don't know
Crying yourself to sleep night after night
Playing along with the game of life just so
You hope you can win maybe just once or twice

I wish that I'd know then what I know from being there
If I did then I could say
I'd take you and show you how life isn't always fair
But keep you one step ahead of the game

It's hard when you're feeling so lonely
While trying to be true to you
We all have to play in this game they call life
But we don't have to play by their rules

I sit here alone, dreaming dreams of a time not so long ago
It seems so long ago
When I could have been, often seen with a tear in my eye
And no place to go

I wish that I'd know then what I know from being there
If I did then I could say
I'd take you and show you how life isn't always fair
But keep you one step ahead of the game

credits

from Once Upon a Time, released November 1, 2021

license

all rights reserved

tags

about

Aerik Watson Renfrew, Ontario

Singer/Songwriter from the Ottawa Valley.

contact / help

Contact Aerik Watson

Streaming and
Download help

Redeem code

Report this track or account