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lyrics

I knew a girl,
She lived in a cocoon
Hoping she’d turn into a butterfly soon
I knew a girl,
She sang until her throat hurt
It was her escape from living in a prison
She said, she said: “I wonder, should I end this life?
Or stay (or stay)? Sometimes I wish I could
Dream the days away.”

No, don't cry
Everyone in the world smiles all the time,
Doesn't mean they aren't dying inside
No, don't cry
Everyone in the world hides all the time,
It's easier to cope with everyday life
Although you're hurt, although you're lost,
Broken and torn apart,
Just smile. just smile

I knew a girl,
She bottled everything up
Until the glass burst and she cut herself on the
Sharp sides
I knew a girl,
She said she forgot how to smile
Still every word of hate, she'd return with
Love, love. She wonders if she caused all the
Trouble and hate (and hate)
Sometimes she wishes she could just

No, don't cry
Everyone in the world smiles all the time,
Doesn't mean they aren't dying inside
No, don't cry
Everyone in the world hides all the time,
It's easier to cope with everyday life
Although you're hurt, although you're lost,
Broken and torn apart,
Just smile. just smile

I knew a girl,
She saw everything in black and white
Consequence of the people,
That made her hate herself
I knew a girl, she asked for some color in her life
But for every tear wiped away,
Another streamed down her face

I knew a girl,
She found strength
Through time, through time
She said it's broken people that make each other whole again
No, don't cry
Everyone in the world smiles all the time,
Doesn't mean they aren't dying inside
No, don't cry
Everyone in the world hides all the time,
It's easier to cope with everyday life
Although you're hurt, although you're lost,
Broken and torn apart,
Just smile. just smile

I know a girl,
She’s recovering now.
Sometimes it gets cloudy,
But she knows there'll be sun in the end

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from Temporarily Colourblind, released March 18, 2016
Words and music by Sarah Devreese

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Eyemèr Ghent, Belgium

Sarah Devreese, finalist of Humo’s Rock Rally 2014, will henceforth be known as Eyemèr – those two syllables hide a broken soul and a fragile but delightful collection of lo-fi folk. ‘Temporarily Colourblind’, the first album of this 20-something from Ghent, offers ten brave songs that get under your skin. ... more

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