Daily Song Study

Aimee Mann – How Am I Different

In songs on September 21, 2011 at 6:57 pm

Returning to Aimee Mann, which I am prone to do fairly often. She really does have some of the most thoroughly satisfying lyrics on the planet, not to mention catchy melodies. This one perfectly encapsulates the fear of engagement with someone or something that you feel in your gut is going to be a disappointment. I identify with it not only based on past relationships, but from pitches I’ve gotten on the musical front as well.

This show is too well-designed
Too well to be held with only me in mind…

Quite.

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