Takes No Time To Forget

by Ernie Buck

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This is the debut single from Ernie Buck!


I was mired in a quandary,
As they laid my soul to rest,
Should I tell them i’m not dead yet?
Or is this all just a test?
Now there’s three tonnes of dirt,
And twenty-four relations stood,
By the side of a pauper’s grave-pit
Lamenting how, ‘he did some good’
Oh please,
Let me go,
When i’m ready to meet Saint Peter
I’ll be sure to let someone know
That it takes time to remember,
It takes time to forget,
When you add up all the good and bad,
It turns out you were shit,
Now there’s high times a-comin’,
For someone else in another life,
Where the gumdrop trees give blowjobs,
So you take one... For a wife,
I was wallowing in limbo,
When I heard an angel sigh,
‘Seen a million strong men crumble,
Who were unafraid to die’
Now their tears are wreathed in fire,
And their souls will never rest,
No one left remembers fondly,
To bear witness; to attest
Oh please,
Don’t let him go,
When he’s ready to face your Jesus,
He’ll be sure to let someone know
That it takes time to remember,
But it takes no time to forget
All the awful things you promised,
That haven’t really happened yet,
I could rain down my vengeance,
But it’s too hard to commit,
It’s taken all this time so far to admit
That this... is really it.


released July 2, 2019
Lyrics & music written & performed by Ernie Buck.
Recorded, engineered, produced & mastered by RJ Marshall @ Red Jack Recordings, Phnom Penh, 27th April 2019


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Ernie Buck Phnom Penh, Cambodia

A blue-eyed Soul voice with a music style that blends Alternative Indie Rock, with finger-picking Folk style guitar and occasional ukulele. Ernie Buck sings original songs about a life of misadventure. Born and raised in London, England; now living in Phnom Penh Cambodia. ... more

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