Withstand (feat. Donald)

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What a stunning picture, we couldn't see you
despite all the efforts made in conjunction with your family

They would beg to differ
Don't hold your breath
It's so hard to be left out, I know (x2)

It's a solemn swear from me
that you'll try again; to be whole again

Creeping forwards the time goes,
there's a chance I'll see where to
I won't ask how but I expect answers

It's so hard to be left out, I know (x4)
(They would beg to differ. Don't hold your breath. We're in this together.)


from Detwasuru, released February 1, 2016
Backing vocals & keyboard instrumentation written and performed by Bryan Bednarek (Donald)



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The Charismatic Youth Chicago, Illinois

The Charismatic Youth is a simple solo project from a guy named Louis who lives in Chicago.

Growing up primarily playing electric guitar, he started out in a metal band with his friends in high school, to eventually various cover bands in college and after playing mostly Beatles and Weezer songs.

He loves to write music that is hopefully complex in a simple and catchy way.
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