This is a song that I personally love and spent about two hours trying to remember a few days ago. I kept trying to remember the lyrics and for some reason I was consistently singing If You Want To Sing Out by Cat Steven (another song I like).
It motivated me check out more from Tim Fite. He hasn’t released any new albums in a few years but his current body of work is very good. Stand out songs like Hold Me All Night:
We are All Teenagers:
and my new favorite of the bunch, the song Getting By:
With a simple chorus of “when I get by, I get by, I get by alright”. To me the lyrics perfectly describe me when I let depression win the struggle, maybe you can relate too.
Overall, there is a bright melancholy aspect to his music and it really resonates with me. I like the ability to take a negative thing and making it resemble something positive.
As per his wikipedia page, he was responsible for this one hit wonder: