Song Lyric Sunday: It’s not your fault!

Well it is Sunday and time again Jim Adams Song Lyric Sunday. This week July 18, 2021 – Breakup songs suggested by Janis of themomshiediaries.

There are so many break up songs and they are all brilliant. I am going for the first that came to mind Run Time from my very favourite singer songwriter Imogen Heap.

The video shows Immi out running and she’s singing about how a relationship has reached its sell by date!


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“Run-Time”

Sparks might fly, in no time.
It’s a delayed reaction of the third kind. (ooh)
I’m so ready for this.
Shrink-wrapped tones, I can face the music.
Stop matters bonding us way beyond
Our best by-days.

You know we’ve had it good, we’ve had it bad, so no hard feelings.
We’ve done all we could and all again. I’m done pretending.
Let’s quit while we’re still friends.

Making up stories that grew to be too tall,
My fortress to forget couldn’t take anymore.
You nearly watched me ruin everything, everything!
There’s a number one rule of don’t-do’s.
Well we knew it all too well.
You were supposed to be looking out for me!
Have you any idea how difficult it’s been?

You know we’ve had it good, we’ve had it bad, so no hard feelings.
We’ve done all we could, and all again. Let’s save ourselves a sorry ending.
You know we’ve had it good, we’ve had it bad, but this is as far as we can stretch.
Let’s stop pretending, stop pretending.
And quit while we’re still friends
[x2]

Well I was so young, misguided maybe.
But still this hands over my every pen to paper.
And this all started with a song.
Let this be our last one.
Drop, drop. Bridge, bridge!

We’ve had it good, we’ve had it bad, but this is as far as we can stretch.
Stop pretending!
And quit while we’re still friends.

I wish you well.
I wish you well… (I wish you well, wish you well, wish you well)

Wish you well, I wish you well, I won’t tell if you won’t tell.
I won’t hold it against you if you bow out gracefully. (gracefully)
Can we just not drag this out, please?
I wish you well, I wish you well, I won’t tell if you won’t tell.
I won’t hold it against you if you bow out gracefully, (do it gracefully!)
Can we just not drag this out?

Lyrics from A to Z Lyrics

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Imogen Jennifer Heap  born 9 December 1977) is an English singer-songwriter, record producer, and audio engineer. Her work has been considered pioneering pop and electropop music.

Heap classically trained in piano, cello, and clarinet starting at a young age. She began writing songs at the age of 13 and, while attending boarding school, taught herself music production. After being discovered by manager Mickey Modern while attending the BRIT School, Heap signed to independent record label Almo Sounds at the age of 18 and later began working with experimental pop band Acacia. She released her debut album, an alternative rock record, I Megaphone, in 1998. In early 2002, Heap and English record producer Guy Sigsworth formed the electronic duo Frou Frou and released their only album to date, Details (2002).

Her second studio album, Speak for Yourself, was released in 2005 on her own label, Megaphonic Records, and was certified gold in the United States and Canada. The album spawned three singles: “Headlock“, “Goodnight and Go“, which became her highest-charting single as a lead artist on the UK Singles Chart at number 56, and “Hide and Seek“, which was certified gold in the United States and gained popularity after being used in the Fox teen drama television series The O.C.. Heap’s third studio album, Ellipse (2009), peaked in the top five of the Billboard 200 chart and received mostly positive reviews. This was followed by her fourth studio album, Sparks (2014). In 2017, she reunited with Sigsworth as part of Frou Frou.

Heap developed the Mi.Mu Gloves, a line of musical gloves, as well as a blockchain-based music-sharing program, Mycelia. She also composed the music for the West End/Broadway play Harry Potter and the Cursed Child. Over the course of her career, she has received two Grammy Awards, one Ivor Novello Award, and one Drama Desk Award. In July 2019, Heap was awarded an honorary doctorate from Berklee College of Music.

Information from Wiki.

 I hope you enjoyed it happy Sunday.

32 Comments (+add yours?)

  1. Ritu
    Jul 18, 2021 @ 06:10:42

    Haven’t seen a Immi song on here for a while, Sis!

    Reply

  2. beth
    Jul 18, 2021 @ 08:32:13

    great choice and i really knew nothing about her

    Reply

  3. Janis
    Jul 18, 2021 @ 09:55:00

    Oh I know this song… shockingly, despite being on my playlist… this is the first time I’ve paid attention to its lyrics…

    Great catch! 💗

    Reply

  4. Priscilla Bettis
    Jul 18, 2021 @ 10:16:04

    I don’t know this song, but great lyrics!

    Reply

  5. newepicauthor
    Jul 18, 2021 @ 11:35:11

    Imogen Heap seems like such a bubbly person ready to break out and start dancing where ever she goes, or jump up and down on a bed. Willow for some reason I think that you may have used this song before because I remember seeing this video.

    Reply

  6. ivor20
    Jul 18, 2021 @ 12:05:51

    Great song and powerful lyrics Willow

    Reply

  7. minametry84
    Jul 18, 2021 @ 12:09:16

    You were visiting and liking my blogs, but now you are not!! Although i do for yours

    Reply

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  9. Christine Bolton, Poetry for Healing
    Jul 18, 2021 @ 18:33:24

    One of your favorite artists Willow! I knew she’d have a break up song ☺️ I liked it a lot ☺️

    Reply

  10. King Ben's Grandma
    Jul 18, 2021 @ 19:22:15

    I’ve never heard of her or her music, so thank you! 🎶💃🏼
    The video makes me smile cuz that is SO me when I’m on my walks. I even have red earbuds😂 Moving my hands and dancing little steps as I get my exercize around the neighborhood😆
    Her moves are better than mine though🤣

    Reply

  11. studentblog11
    Jul 19, 2021 @ 06:28:00

    Check out the blogs by “studentblog11” Trust in God

    Reply

  12. Dale
    Jul 19, 2021 @ 19:55:15

    Love her neon high tops 😉

    Reply

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