Ben Smith

Ben Smith

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Pop - Alternative | West Chester, Pennsylvania, United States
Total Song Plays: 181   
Member Since: 2004
   Last Login: over 30 days ago

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Song Description

There's a lot of things that could help you get what you want but all you really need is an excuse to succeed.


There are some things I surely could use here
I'll rattle off a few just for you
I could use some cash, an advance to get started
Some new threads and a motto or two
A full tank of gas and a map to somewhere
Maybe a threat or something to prove

But all I need is an excuse

I could sell all my things and move out to the country
make promises and swear by my heart
I could use a match to start a fire
an idea that could set me apart
Oh, but there's such an easier way
Nothing should be that hard

Cause all I need's an excuse

All I need's an excuse
something to lose
All I need's an excuse
Nothing to prove

I could learn to speak a whole new language
and try to start all over again
And maybe I'll stop, stop holding my breath
and slay them with a stroke from the pen
Oh, but there's such an easier way
Nothing should be so hard

Song Length
Rock - Indie/Low-Fi, Pop - Alternative
Tempo / Feel
Medium Fast (131 - 150)
Lead Vocal
Male Vocal

Subject Matter
Will, Change

Similar Artists
The Beatles, Crowded House
2000 and later

Lyric Credits Ben Smith
Music Credits Ben Smith
Producer Credits Brian McTear
Performance Credits Ben Smith, Craig Gonci, Matt Magarahan, Scott Jefferson, Marc Umile