If Everything Was Easy

from Four State Solution by Pop Co-Op

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I'm sorry about your birthday
I never thought they'd spell your name with a 'k'
And then two 'y's
I guess it wasn't wise of me
To order cake by phone
Another sin to be atoned

I'm sorry about the weekend
Your friends all said they'd be along by 8
I said that's great
We'll wait until you get there
We won't start without you
But there's no doubt about it, that

I let you down again
We know it's true, it's what I do, and
I made you frown again
But here's a thing I bet you never knew

If everything was easy, I'd be you
caught in the comfort of a world so neatly planned
colors outside the lines are more than you can stand
I'm sorry 'bout your life
The lovely movie with the perfect end
It's all pretend
I thought that I might bend your will
And overcome your doubt
The only thing I'm right about is that

I won't let you down again
My best will never pass your test
I won't make you frown again
Be happy since
I found the simple truth:
If loving you was easy, I'd be you


from Four State Solution, released February 8, 2017
Music: Tinnel
Lyrics: Tinnel
Lead vocals: Stoeckel
Backing vocals: Gordon
Electric Guitar: Tinnel
Acoustic Guitar: Stoeckel
Bass: Stoeckel
Organ: Stoeckel
Drums: Carson
Mix: Carson


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Pop Co-Op

Pop Co-Op are Steve Stoeckel (Spongetones), Bruce Gordon, Stacy Carson, & Joel Tinnel. Fresh, all original original powerpop/pop songs. Music has aired on Rodney Bingenheimer's Sirius XM show & the Mickey Bradley Show on BBC Radio Ulster. Band was 2020 2nd most played artist on WSPJ 103.3 Syracuse's This is Rock 'n' Roll Radio and listed In "Best of 2017" on WKVA 88.1 Oregon's Snap, Crackle, POP! ... more

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