Leaving Time

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"Leaving Time is about the struggle of living in New York City and the notion of packing up and leaving." -RR

lyrics

Leaving Time by Amateur Blonde (written by Ryan Roger O’Toole copyright © 2012)

(capo on A - top string D tune)
G Am + G Am + G (A, B, C) + G, Am
G
So long, so long
It’s time for leaving
I know the grass is greener
But in my dreams it’s...

C, B, Bb, A
Home.
A real home
Leave New York on it’s own.
C, B, Bb, A
For a home.
A real home.
Leave New York with it’s Grand Central Stations.

G
I’ve been waiting for this day to call,
The things that I’ve avoided for so very long are finally
here.
G Am + G Am + G (A, B, C) + G, Am

G
So long, so long
I’ll soon be leaving
That time I had to beg for money.
And I don’t what you kissed me for,
Standing in the rain, the rain was leaking through the my holes in my
shoes.
C, B, Bb, A
We hope, we hope, to
Hope to be let down easy,
C, B, Bb, A
We hope, We hope,
We hope to be let down
easy.

[Solo] A , (A, B, C, D) + A, (A, B, C, D) + A , (A, B, C, D) + A, (A, B, C, D)
G Am + G Am + G (A, B, C) + G, Am

G
So long So long
It’s time to leave you
That time I had to beg you for money.

credits

from Amateur Blonde, track released June 22, 2012
written/produced/published by Ryan Roger O'Toole copyright © 2012

Recorded from July 2011 - April 2012 at home, in Portland, OR + Brooklyn, NY with Brian Speaker (engineer)
Ryan Roger O'Toole - acoustic guitar, electric guitar, vocals
John Lang - Bass
Seth Fragomen - Drums
Philip Sterk - Pedal Steel Guitar

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'Amateur Blonde' is the music of LICRYNO (aka, Ryan OToole), writing & recording songs in Long Island City, New York.

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