Holding On With All Their Might

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Words and Music by Ryan Hobler.
Executive Produced by Ryan Hobler.
Produced by Andy Baldwin.
Mixed by Andy Baldwin.
Mastered by Fred Kevorkian.
Recorded by Peter Karl at Peter Karl Studios.

lyrics

She puts on her face as she cries
Same as yesterday, she does not believe he lies
Shading over blacks, reds, and blues
Wearing tear-drop tracks, she can't ever bear to lose
She's holding on all with all her might

He stares at his hands in the bar
Tries to understand why things are the way they are
All his promises in his glass
He knows what he is so he never takes a pass
He's holding on with all his might

Things won't be alright, alright?

She waits up all night worrying
Sees the morning light but she does not expect a thing
He is fast asleep at their door
Fingers around his key
He could only find the floor
They're holding on all with all their might

Love can't win this fight, alright?

credits

from The Elusive Yes, track released January 20, 2015
Ryan Hobler: Vocals, Acoustic Guitars, Background Vocals, Shaker, Percussion, Programming
Ethan Halpern: Electric Bass
Tim Bulkley: Drums
Michael Cabe: Rhodes

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Ryan Hobler New York, New York

Ryan Hobler is a singer-songwriter who plays simple, refreshing, and alive music in the folk-rock tradition of Paul Simon, Nick Drake, and Elliott Smith. His songs run the thematic gamut, ranging from love, defeat and resilience to stupidity, the absurd and mortality. Oh yeah and songs about cats and dogs. ... more

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