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The Heartache Can Wait

Brandi Carlile performing at City Stages in Bi...

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I’m loving this song by Brandi Carlile called “The Heartache Can Wait”.  Her lyrics and voice are reminiscent of Joni Mitchell – and sound very much like Joni’s song called “River” or even “Cactus Tree”.  There’s a purity of sound and beauty of just her voice as she tells this story of heartache around the holiday season.  These lyrics are universal because just about everyone can relate to a love that’s gone wrong at a certain time of the year – and somehow, every season is filled with a distant memory of remorse and regret.  It’s lyrics like these that capture the emotions deep inside and finally find its voice.

I hope you will enjoy it as much as I do.  The pictures with this song are just beautiful!

 

God Bless


You’re talking about leaving
It’s right about Christmas time
Thinking about moving on
I think I might die inside

I’m thinking about years gone by
I’m thinking about church at midnight
I’m thinking about letting go
I think that might finally be alright

But this is where we shine

Silver bells and open fire
And songs we used to sing
One more chance to be inspired
Is what I’m offering if love is not enough
Then stay with me because
The heartache can wait

It’s not about hanging on
It’s making my deal with God
If I could call one last truce
We’ve given it all we’ve got

Then I’m gonna catch my breath
And make it a long December
If we’ve got nothing left
This could be worth remembering
With a smile upon my face

Silver bells and open fire
And songs we used to sing
One more chance to be inspired
Is what I’m offering if love is not enough
Then stay with me because

Silver bells and open fire
And songs we used to sing
One more chance to be inspired
Is what I’m offering if love is not enough
Then stay with me because
The heartache can wait

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Comments on: "The Heartache Can Wait" (2)

  1. Beautiful song, and very inspiring! thank you for sharing. God bless and Merry Christmas.

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