No Talent, So What?

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Originally released as track 1 of 6 on the "Staying Afloat in Florida" CDEP in 2006.

This is the first song I ever wrote. The whole "Staying Afloat in Florida" CDEP could have (more appropriately) been titled, "Sam Learns How to Hold a Bass Guitar." I was such an asshole that no one wanted to be in a band with me anymore, so I had to figure out how to write my own songs (instead of just writing lyrics for other peoples').

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for so long now i've wanted to share / but the kids in my town, well none of 'em cared / they said i couldn't sing and on stage i looked dumb / i just accepted it all, i took it all like a chump / i got beat down, i didn't get back up / i got pushed down, i wasn't strong enough / to keep doin' the things that i wanted to do / to keep living my life the way that i choose / my band broke up and i quit hanging out / but i still had frustrations that i needed to push out / and i still had a need to be a part of the scene / to give to it like it's given to me / i heard some kid say that cometbus blows / i read that twain hated the things he wrote / criticism and self-doubt never leave my mind / i don't know if i have talent, but i have a good time

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from Discography, released March 30, 2013
Sam North (bass and vocals), Pete Stolp (drums), Pete Scheip (guitars). Music and lyrics by Sam.

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Troublemake Sarasota, Florida

My name is Sam. I had a band between 2006 and 2009 that was really just me and whichever friends were around and wanted to record or play shows with me. These days, I paint stuff. Look me up: Sammy thrashLife

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