by Swede

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I wrote this song in 2013.


don't raise my bones, leave my skeleton alone / this is no place a lovely face should ever roam / when I wake I fear I'll tear apart your love / so if I wake I pray that all of you is gone / I was the smoke burning through your lungs / you were the fire I glared at for too long / hang me from your bedroom wall / my colors wont grow dull but my petals will all fall / don't raise my bones, this is no place to call your home / just leave me here with the words I fear stuck in my throat / in this bed I've made I've left no room for me to grow / this is no place a lovely face should ever roam /


released April 7, 2016
Recorded, mixed & mastered by Bruce Wiegner at Overlook Studios.
Vocals and live instruments by Ryan Wildsmith.
Backup Vocals by Bruce Wiegner.



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Swede Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Swede is
Ryan Wildsmith.

Artist Photo by Ashley Gellman.

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