You Make Sense

by Hit Like A Girl

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1.
When I first met you I instantly knew that I was going to fall in love with you. And there's something about those things that you said got me dreaming of you over and over again. It's you, it's you. It's you who let me in your bed. It's you who's always in my head. It's you who I am up against. It's you who always came and went. It's always you. I'm afraid that if I try and go all the way, I might wind up just pushing you away. And I know you like to be alone all by yourself. I think I'd stand a chance if I was someone else. It's you, it's you. It's you who keeps me up at night. It's you who used to hold me tight. It's you who I would die to see looking up back at me. And I know you aren't ready to fall in love again It's just so hard for me to only be your friend. And I wish you would take a chance and open up your heart I swear that I won't let those things you love fall apart.
2.
I'm looking at myself from the outside in Repeating mistakes I made back then I know I know right from wrong So why is it so hard to be strong? I've been able to love everyone else So I continue to abuse myself The only place I can hold you is in my head Then I wake up all alone in my bed. I'll understand if you hate me because everyone knows I hate me too. If you're ever gonna get a chance to be happy, then you deserve a brand new life without me. Months have gone by and I still reflect How can I replace what I call perfect? I study photographs of us and the letter that you wrote me I hope some day you'll come around and we can catch up over coffee. I'll understand if you hate me because everyone knows I hate me too. If you're ever gonna get a chance to be happy, then you deserve a brand new life without me. And I wish you were here You always make the hard times disappear My dear We can give this another shot this time next year I'll understand if you hate me because everyone knows I hate me too. If you're ever gonna get a chance to be happy, then you deserve a brand new life without me.
3.
You Gave Up 03:11
I never wanted for things to turn out this way and they did Now you'll never look at me the same again And I know it's no one's fault but my own Now I'm all alone. My friends tell me that I must be crazy Starting to think that maybe If I hold on for long enough, you'll forget why you gave up. Late at night lying awake I got this feeling that I can't shake If I stop now it'll all be for nothing And I gotta believe that you still feel something. My friends tell me that I must be crazy Starting to think that maybe If I hold on for long enough, one day you might show up. My friends tell me that I must be crazy Starting to think that maybe If I hold on for long enough, you'll forget why you gave up.
4.
Almond Eyes 03:11
When I opened up the door Didn't know what I was in for Didn't know what to expect Didn't know what was to come next Then I saw you standing there Noticed your pulled back hair And your shirt it was in pastel But man, it was so hard to tell I haven't seen the sun in days Been thinking of all the different ways To tell you how badly I want too Be the one who gets to keep you, And just when I was gonna stop trying I felt love in the sight of you smiling And it took me by total surprise Getting lost in your almond eyes. You bring me coffee in the morning And I'll sing to you at night You pull me in closer When you let me treat you right You tell me all your secrets And I will tell you mine You run your fingers through my hair When we stay up all night I haven't seen the sun in days Been thinking of all the different ways To tell you how badly I want too Be the one who gets to keep you, And just when I was gonna stop trying I felt love in the sight of you smiling And it took me by total surprise Getting lost in your almond eyes.
5.
I wish that I could go back to that night Where you first kissed me at the party, nothing ever more right. And in that moment I knew that I loved you, and now it's one year later and I still feel the same. Now I'm forced to imagine you holding hands with someone new, and I just don't know what I should do. Your friends tell me you're doing fine while I'm living just to pass the time in a day dream where I make you mine. What if I could erase you? Wonder if I'd still chase you What if I could erase you? Wonder if I'd still miss you. If you have a song stuck in your head, just sing the end. Will that work for you? Will that work for you? To get you out of my head, should I relive the end? Will that work for you? Will that work for you?
6.
I always have the most poetic thoughts but I can't seem to write it out on paper. I'd give anything to think about something other than her. I see you every where I go, and every where I'm not. What was my life like before you? It seems as though I forgot. Always skimming through the pages Reading between the lines I swear the stories were all about The night that you and I entwined Do you remember me from time to time? And the way we'd make the sun shine. Everything seemed to be just fine Whenever you and I combined Out of everything my hand has held And all the heartbeats that I've ever felt My favorite has always been yours But instead of me you chose the door And even though I never met your mom and dad You were the best thing that I've ever had You were so cute when I made you mad And without you now I feel so bad Always skimming through the pages Reading between the lines I swear the stories were all about The night that you and I entwined Do you remember me from time to time? And the way we'd make the sun shine. Everything seemed to be just fine Whenever you and I combined
7.
Let You Go 04:34
I'm not ready to let you go just yet No matter what I do or what I say, I can't get you out of my head But how can you love someone you can't look in the eye? What's it gonna take to finally say goodbye? I know deep down we weren't meant to be But now I am starting to believe there's something wrong with me Because everyone leaves me eventually What is it about us that you don't see? I'm not ready to let you go just yet No matter what I do or what I say, I can't get you out of my head But how can you love someone you can't look in the eye? What's it gonna take to finally say goodbye? I know deep down we weren't meant to be But now I am starting to believe there's something wrong with me Because everyone leaves me eventually What is it about us that you don't see? So many things I wish that you knew So many things that I just couldn't do So many things I wish that you knew So many times I wish I said I loved you. So many things I wish that you knew So many times I wish I said I loved you.
8.
Ukulele Song 03:08
You don't know that you really got me thinking Enough time has passed for it to really sink I apologize for always fucking up I'm just grateful that you still don't want to break up Don't you leave me now because you're my biggest fan I'll take you around the world before we settle down again Don't you leave me now because you are my best friend I love you so much more I don't ever want this to end, no. One day I'm gonna buy the castle that you wanted It'll be on four wheels and we'll park it in the mountain Oh baby I just think that you are the sun I swear to god that I am the lucky one. Don't you leave me now because you're my biggest fan I'll take you around the world before we settle down again Don't you leave me now because you are my best friend I love you so much more I don't ever want this to end, no.

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You Make Sense was recorded, mixed, and mastered with Levi Miller at Front and Center Recordings in Martinsburg, West Virginia

All songs written and recorded by Nicolle Maroulis
All percussion written and recorded by Levi Miller
Lead guitar in "If I Could Erase You" and "Let You Go" written and recorded by Levi Miller

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released September 16, 2017

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Hit Like A Girl Montclair, New Jersey

Hit Like A Girl is a project by Nicolle Maroulis

We run a transgender non profit organization called No More Dysphoria

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