something bout you

from by John Rankin



let me start by saying
never started out this way
but something bout you

heals all my latest scars
paints the walls of my heart
something bout you

makes me want to contemplate you
makes me want to learn your nature
makes me want to never take you out of mind
makes me want to feel you over
makes me want to love you sober
makes me want to just talk all night

the new you got a lot (x3)
to discuss dear

looking at you with my head cocked to the left
baby won't you stop stop stealing my breath
words I'm fumbling, thoughts are jumbled in two parts of mind
oh, wish I could stay a little longer
girl, don't you wonder
what we could do with all night

the new you got a lot
to confess here


from john & the motive, released May 31, 2016
Music & lyrics by John Rankin.
Produced by Matt Greco & John Rankin.
Engineered by Matt Greco & John Rankin.
Arranged & mixed by Matt Greco at The Rye Room.
Recorded at Dead Aunt Thelma's, The Rye Room, & Rhythm Productions Studios.

John Rankin: vocals, guitar, violin
Matt Greco: piano, synths, additional programming
Corey Foster: drums



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John Rankin Portland, Oregon

John frequently uses a looper to mix violin, guitar, beats, and vocal harmonies throughout his live shows. He has opened for John Legend, been named Best Performance of the Year by the WestCoast Songwriters NW Chapter, and played over 250 shows in the past three years. He likes playing music in his kitchen and leaving his phone at home. ... more


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