C'est Tragique

by Rigby

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This is a single off our forthcoming release, 'So Not a Sonata'! It will be available for a free download until the album drops on 2/15/17.

lyrics

What am I supposed to say to she who I loved yesterday?
She suddenly loves me today but tomorrow's so uncertain
I care not now what's in place of the curtain of uncertainty,
Your facade of ambiguity, just know there's no more you and me

I won't kiss the lips that tricked me, nor bow to the foot that kicked me,
Nor shake the hand that fixed me up for this monstrosity
This elongated odyssey, for countless nights without sleep
'Cause when I try and count sheep I remember your personality

C'est tragique; life is bleak
So, listen up as I speak
The same words that you said to me
That had me down and feeling weak
I've transcended past your peak,
So as you get on your begging knees,
I'll listen to your sad plea,
Laugh and say "C'est tragique"

I won't reciprocate the love that you sedate
Me with for fun and games
This isn't love and it's not hate, it's nothing

Now I've got my head on straight
I know you can't alleviate
My painful mental state
So, take the key and lock the gate we're nothing

C'est tragique; life is bleak
So, listen up as I speak
The same words that you said to me,
That had me down and feeling weak
I've transcended past your peak,
So as you get on your begging knees,
I'll listen to your sad plea,
Laugh and say "C'est tragique"

credits

released February 1, 2017
Vocals, Guitar, Trumpet, Written by: Ryan Bigelow
Vocals, Bass: Emma Lambiase
Drums, Percussion: Jordan Lindley
Saxophone, Flute: Julia Meredith
Keys: Marc 'rube' Greenspon

Engineer: Sarah Bernstein
Producer: Brendan Casey
Mastering Engineer: Tzvi Sherman

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Rigby Nashville, Tennessee

We are a four-piece from Nashville, TN. We formed in 2015 with members Ryan Bigelow and Emma Lambiase. We have one recorded album, So Not a Sonata and one in the works which is currently untitled. We have toured multiple times through the American Southeast and Northeast and continue to presently. Our main influences include Stereolab, Bob Dylan, and Novos Baianos. ... more

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