SunV

India

she/her

est. 11/10/19

history has its eyes on you.

Message from Writer

lavender's green (dilly dilly) lavender's blue,
if you love me (dilly dilly) i will love you.

Dear Best Friend

February 12, 2021

Link to Performance: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jEkGtxPojtk​

[Intro]
Dear best friend….

[Verse 1]
How do you do? It’s been
Twenty years since I saw you
I know we went our separate ways, but
I just really miss those days when we’d
Sit on the swings in the middle of the park
Laugh and joke till it turned dark
I don’t know if you remember me, but if
You do then I can’t wait to see
You again

[Verse 2]
You see,
I’m coming to your quaint town,
I’d really love to see you around
We could grab a coffee or two, and
I’d spill my guts to you, because
You’d laugh and throw my troubles away
I’d smile and things would be okay
I don’t know if you remember me, but
If you do, then I can’t wait to see you again

[Chorus]
Dear best friend,
My life’s been a never ending
Circle, and I just want some time with you
I know you’re busy, But I’m feeling lonely
So, please, can we just talk for an hour or two,

[Post-chorus]
Dear best friend,
I sent a letter two weeks ago
I never got one back from you, so
I’ll be at the park at 6pm and
I hope you come there, we could meet again

[Bridge]
I knew a day would come when
We would have to say goodbye
I hoped that we could push it down
Our friendship wouldn't die

[Verse 3]
Dear best friend,
I don’t know if you’ve
Checked your inbox since 2010
You never came around, I sat on the swings till 9pm
I’m saying my goodbye, I hope you live the rest of your life, happily because
When you turn around you will realise that you left me behind

[Outro]
Love,
Your best friend

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12 Comments
  • DS27

    I love this song sooo much! I have listened to the performance several times, and I was so close to crying... It so personal and the lyrics are beautiful. I love your writing :)


    3 months ago
  • BriMusic123

    Re: Thank you. I might make a recording of my song but have just been pretty busy lately. You can check out my Instagram music page if you want though;
    @briannapotter.music


    3 months ago
  • barelybear

    YOU CAN SING OMG THE RECORDING IS TOO AMAZING
    (But is it weird that I expected the voice to match the pfp lmaooo. Probably shoulda seen that one coming)
    I love the emotion and sombre tone you use for the last verse!!


    3 months ago
  • barelybear

    Re: thanks haha I’m super excited!! jsksksksksksn
    Thanks for the feedback - that was such a good point and I hadn’t really noticed before. I think it will make the song feel more professional :)


    3 months ago
  • anemoia (#words)

    re: haha no problem i figured it out. and sleep is wonderful. it's what i should go do...
    anyway, thank you! i appreciate your help tremendously


    3 months ago
  • FantasyOtter12

    AHHH this is wonderful!! I love it so much V!!!


    3 months ago
  • beth r.

    YOUR VOICE IS GORGEOUS THO
    lyrics are relatable and bittersweet. the music is upbeat and touching!
    love it :)
    re: aw thank you so much for everything!!!! K I'LL Fight yoU THen LASAGNA IS CAKEEEEEE. also on the story chain- some writers dropped out so I'm revising the list- I'll let you know :)


    3 months ago
  • anemoia (#words)

    i just republished my piece with a new recording, chords heavily revised. it won't be my final recording, so i'd love some feedback on it, if you can. https://drive.google.com/file/d/1L-Y1aGgTT674TS_RJnitWDDkycdXzP_8/view?usp=sharing


    3 months ago
  • Emma_Caylie

    I really love this! The format is very clever. I like how you use multiple “letters” to move your story forward. You have a beautiful voice and are such a great writer! Good luck!


    3 months ago
  • anemoia (#words)

    Hey, I'm working on the chords right now, and I was wondering... is it acceptable to change keys for the chorus? because it just doesn't sound right in they i used for the verses and pre-chorus (which i already cheated a little on)
    realizing that i could not easily and quickly learn the chords for B, (ugh, they're a nightmare) and realizing i couldn't quite sing in D, (i think?) i decided to just change everything! yay for rash spontaneity. now the verses and pre-chorus are in C, which is easier to sing and to play. but i really wanted to keep the chorus the same, which is:
    A F#m D F#m A F#m D A but it's in the key of D. can i do that?


    3 months ago
  • The Ravenclaw Dragon

    This is really good! I agree with EmmeH, the format of a letter to someone is really good! In the video, I also liked the pictures of the letters. That was very creative. Keep on writing!


    3 months ago
  • EmmeH

    This is so good! I love the format of a letter to someone, it makes it seem more genuine and relatable. Your writing and your performance style remind me of Grace Vanderwall when she was getting started.


    3 months ago