Start Smiling

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You took unreservedly then you abandoned me
(Feelings remain)
Is this how it’s gonna be leaving so callously
(Don’t know his name)
Pleading so desperately he gives you all you need?
(She’s not the same)
What is it that’s wrong with me causing your heart to leave?
(You’re not to blame……. No not today)

Turn your back on the years spent together;
she’s moved on to somebody new
Burn those photos and rip up the letters;
the relics of something that’s through
It’s the things we don’t choose that define us
that makes you the person you’ll be
So boy do your best to forget her
“There’s plenty more fish in the sea”
Start smiling

Tearing down walls we built Shocked by your lack of guilt
(They crumble down)
Making things crystal clear - I’ve wasted so many years
(Your frail design)
Some part of me always knew - I loved much more than you
(She had you blind)
If this is the path you choose - I guess you and me are through
(You will be fine…… Blood of mine)

(Start smiling)
So brother you’re better off – Without her to hold you
Keep this song as a souvenir and move on now you’re stronger


from End At The Beginning, released June 5, 2015



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The IOUs England, UK

The IOUs are a Somerset based rock band that formed in 2012.


Nick Boyland - Guitar / Vocals

Mark Moran -
Bass / Vocals

Hayley Boyland -
Piano / Vocals

Paul Alderson -
Drums / Vocals
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