• Artist: Michele Karmin
  • Title: Getting By
  • Genre: Pop - Teen
  • Mood: Up/Positive, Dramatic
  • Speed: Medium Fast (95-130)
  • Instruments: Distorted Guitar (Heavy, Aggressive), Real Drums/Drum Kit, Acoustic Guitar (Guitar, Banjo, Mandolin), Electric Guitar (Clean, Overdriven), Bass
  • Track type: Lyric - Full Length
  • Date added: 10/6/2011
  • Lyric themes: Truth Honesty, Release Needing Freedom, Soul Searching, Frustration, Struggle Hardship
  • Lyrics: GETTING BY once every day i break my ass just to breathe through the stresses of wanting a life more than this, its hard i know the time simply is my money my age that creeps up way too quick i feel im losing ground, i've got to get out of my head somehow... and this is the story of the wanting and the weary always wanting more than the dream but it never is what it seems now i feel like im in and out im drowning in my own pathetic doubt and if you find a perfect world i'll meet you there with the rest of the damn earth, getting by once every day she wakes up to the pain of her heart in the dark and her fear she'll never change her last name she still tries but she cries when she's home its that time she gets numb by making love to a bottle of wine she doesnt know what she wants but she keeps going after that same hard-assed punk now this is the story of the in love and the lonely she's loving what she could be but it'll never be what she sees now i feel like im in and out im drowning in my own pathetic doubt and if you find a perfect world i'll meet you there with the rest of the damn earth, getting by just getting by... i need to see the green of the other side before i can dream anymore now i lay me down i lay me down i lay to sleep and i pray to the Lord i pray that my soul will keep and if i should die before i may awake i pray to Lord i pray to the Lord just take me away from this crazy place i cant dream anymore i cant dream when i feel like...... im in and out, and im drowning in my own pathetic doubt so if you find a perfect world ill meet you there with the rest of the damn earth ...just getting by...just getting by.... as humans we're never satisfied we're always just ...getting by
  • Keywords: dance, pop, uplifting, Bass, Bright, Bubblegum, Guitar, Teen, Youth

About Michele Karmin

Photo by Cultures Clothing Co., Philadelphia

Michele Karmin is an alternative singer/songwriter and electronic artist from the greater Philadelphia region. She has been writing and performing music before she was in her teens but shifted musical directions in early 2009. Upon the release of her third studio album, she began teaching herself piano and embarking on a new writing approach. This effort of re-discovery proved to be the missing piece of her evolving artistry as it catapulted her to a new ...

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