Therapy in Music

Musical musings for reflection

Promises

Promises

by Jhené Aiko feat. Namiko & Miyagi

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Wading

Wading
by Jhene Aiko

Picture me rollin’ out in the open, baby
I know that you would notice
You had been hoping I wouldn’t go
Should I be waiting?
Should I be waiting for you?
Don’t keep me waiting
I will turn blue

Picture me rollin’ out in the open
With some other man I know
That you would notice
And you would hope that feelings
Wouldn’t start to grow
While I was wading
While I was wading
Wading for you
I have been wading
I will be wading till I turn blue
‘Til I turn blue
… … … … …
I am not perfect
I would never let you think
I was more than this
As good as it gets
I’ll have one regret
You’re something I cannot miss

I will be wading
I will be wading for you
I will be wading
I will be wading till I turn blue

I am not perfect
I would never let you think
I was more than this
As good as it gets
I’ll have one regret
You’re something I cannot miss

I will be wading
I will be wading
Wading for you
I will be wading
I will be wading till I turn blue
‘Til I turn blue
… … … …
And I will do it
I’ll do it
I’ll prove it
I’ve proved it
I’ve proven it, My love
Baby don’t do it, don’t do it
Don’t ruin what you went and you did,
My love

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Not Feelin’ the Love

Not Feelin’ the Love

by R. Kelly

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Dirty Man

Dirty Man

performed live by Joss Stone

You’re a dirty, dirty man
And you gotta dirty mind
You’re a dirty, dirty man
You and that other woman, you’re two of a kind
But you forgot one thing baby when you were doing me wrong
That I’m a good house keeper
I’m gonna take my broom and sweep
All of the dirt out on the street

You’re a dirty, dirty man
Oh in so many, so many dirty ways
You’re a dirty, dirty man
And you’ve been hiding your little dirt all over this here place
I know you have
Oh here’s my chance baby to throw some mud in your face

Coz I’m a good house keeper
I’m gonna take my broom and sweep
All of the dirt, yes I am, out on the street

Oh, I’m cleaning out my whole house
Fast as I can
Its time to make everything spic and span

You’re a dirty, ooh you’re a dirty man
You do me dirty for so many years, yes u did
You’re a dirty, dirty man, yes u are
And I’m tired of you and your woman and your dog too
You’re a dirty man
You’re a dirty man
Now get outta my house
Don’t u never, never, never come back again
Don’t u never
You’re a dirty, dirty man

And I’m done with your dirty ways

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Unpack Your Heart

by Phillip Phillips

Meet me where the sunlight ends
Meet me where the truth never bends
Bring all that you’re scared to defend

And lay it down when you walk through my door
Throw all of it out on the floor
Your sorrow, your beauty, your war
I want it all, I want it all

Bring your secrets, bring your scars
Bring your glory, all you are
Bring your daylight, bring your dark
Share your silence
And unpack your heart

Show me something the rest never see
Give me all that you hope to receive
Your deepest regret dies with me

The days when you stumble and fall
The days when you grind to a crawl
The treasure that hides behind your walls
I want it all, yeah I want it all

Bring your secrets, bring your scars
Bring your glory, all you are
Bring your daylight, bring your dark
Share your silence
And unpack your heart
Unpack your heart

Oh, I’m on your side
So shed your shadow
And watch it rise

Oh, I’m on your side
So shed your shadow
And watch it rise
Into your darkness
I’ll shine a light

Bring your secrets, bring your scars
Bring your glory, all you are
Bring your daylight, bring your dark
Share your silence

Bring your honor, bring your shame
All your madness, I will tame
Won’t you lay down, down your guard
Share your silence
And unpack your heart

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I’m Not In Love

performed by Dee Dee Sharp

I’m not in love
So don’t forget it
It’s just a silly phase I’m going through
And just because
I call you up
Don’t get me wrong, don’t think you’ve got it made
I’m not in love, no no, it’s because..

I’d like to see you
But then again
That doesn’t mean you mean that much to me
So if I call you
Don’t make a fuss
Don’t tell your friends about the two of us
I’m not in love, no no, it’s because..

I keep your picture
Upon the wall
It hides a nasty stain that’s lying there
So don’t you ask me
To give it back
I know you know it doesn’t mean one thing to me
I’m not in love, no, it’s because..

Ooh you’ll wait a long time for me
Ooh you’ll wait a long time
Ooh you’ll wait a long time for me
Ooh you’ll wait a long time

I’m not in love
So don’t forget it
It’s just a silly phase I’m going through
And just because I call you up
Don’t get me wrong, don’t think you’ve got it made

I’m not in love
I’m not in love
I’m not in love
So don’t forget it
It’s just a silly phase I’m going through
And just because

Songwriters: Gouldman, Graham / Stewart, Eric

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Would You Mind

by Earth Wind & Fire

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Let’s Get Lifted

by John Legend

I’ve got something new for you
When it gets you won’t know what to do
Relax, let me move you
Don’t resist its in the air
Just one taste will take you there
Let it flow right through you
I know you’re getting tired of the same ole thing
Imma break the rules gonna change the game
You’ll be screaming my name
And imma take you places you neva seen
You couldn’t picture this in your wildest dreams
Don’t fear you’re here with me

[Chorus:]
Let’s get lifted
(lifted)
Ohh Imma get you high
I’m really gonna blow your mind
We’ll get lifted (lifted)
You’re gonna feel it in you’re soul
And baby you will lose control
We’ll get lifted (high)
Ohhh ohhhh

Once you take a hit of this
You won’t ever want to quit
You’ll be so addicted
Said I’ll have you spinning round and round
Crazy, making freaky sounds
You won’t want to come down
And I’ll have you seeing things and hallucinating
Even walking funny ’cause you’re legs are shaking
All night we’ll be blazin’

I’ll take you for a walk to the other side
We can get high and enjoy the ride
Hold tight we’ll be alright

[Chorus:]

So come and go
(so much I want to show you I’ll take you there)
Yeah, I’ll take you there
Lemme take you there
Said I will show you
(so much I want to show you I’ll take you high)
There’s so much I want to show ya
I’ll take you high ….

as written by Kanye Omari West, R Shobin and John Roger Stephens

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Night Time

Night Time

by Krizz Kalico

You do love the nighttime
Ah yea?
Yea
It’s crazy
Feels so real
It is real

In the nighttime
The night is on it’s way
For some reason I feel better
I’m so bored of the day
Like I know how I feel it’s right
In the nighttime
It’s wrong for me to feel this way

So excuse me if it’s weird
When it’s dark some people fear it
I go near it, I can feel it
The sun just fell and I know this feeling well
A change is taking place, my city’s out of space
And I wonder who’s gonna cry tonight, who’s gonna get fly tonight
Get drunk, get high tonight
And who’s gon die tonight?
What is waiting on the side of daytime?
Feels like it’s play time

In the nighttime
The night is on it’s way
For some reason I feel better
I’m so bored of the day
Like I know how I feel it’s right
In the nighttime
It’s wrong for me to feel this way

In my head it’s always nightfall
Close my eyes and then the light’s off
I’m at the white love
Yea these streets still gotta beat me but the mic’s off
They hollerin Kali baby, put your arms round me baby
And show me what’s it made for
I like the sunshine
But I love the moonlight
The freaks come out at night
The darkness is the right time
For us to do what we do

In the nighttime
The night is on it’s way
For some reason I feel better
I’m so bored of the day
Like I know how I feel it’s right

It’s crazy
Don’t know why I feel this way
In the nighttime
It’s crazy
In the nighttime

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How’s the World Treating You?

sung by Chris Isaak

I’ve had nothing but sorrow
Since you said we were through
There’s no hope for tomorrow
How’s the world treating you?

Every sweet thing that mattered
Has been broken in two
All my dreams have been shattered
How’s the world treating you?

Got no plans for next Sunday
Got no plans for today
Every day is blue Monday
Every day you’re away

Every sweet thing that mattered
Has been broken in two
And I’m asking you darling
How’s the world treating you?

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