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I Never Asked You for Perfect

from Heartattack by The Canarys

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Oh tell me something that I don't know
It ain't like you wear a halo
But I never thought that you'd go so low
As to sleep around just to send me out of control

Now I'll admit I made a mistake
I never meant to cause you heartache
But you're the one that took the car
You walked out, left home, took it too far

You ain't perfect?
I never thought you were
That ain't what love is
You didn't have to make me hurt

I wasn't paying you attention
And you were getting hypertension
I was so busy with the bills
That you didn't know if I loved you still

But then you didn't say a word
You didn't make yourself heard
You went to stab me in the back
Tryna get my love from a heart attack

You ain't perfect?
Whoever said you were?
That ain't what love is
You didn't have to make me hurt

How was I supposed to doubt?
If you weren't gon spit it out?
What the hell did you expect?
When you come home smelling like men's cologne, what the hell am I supposed to do next?

I can't hear you if you don't speak
You got a problem you tell me, there's a better way to tell me

You're saying that you're not Perfect


from Heartattack, released February 17, 2023


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The Canarys New Orleans, Louisiana

The Canarys are a DIY alt/indie power duo. Alexander Hollins, on guitar and vocals, pairs thoughtful lyrics with heavy emotional guitars, while Marco Saah plays huge drums inspired by hip-hop, R&B, and jazz. The combined sound is fierce and melodic while staying deep in the pocket. It’s Jack White and Queens of the Stone Age mixed with Kendrick Lamar, Lucky Daye, Snail Mail, Lucy Dacus, and Pixies ... more

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