Detective

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If I
Were a Detective
I would be happier
Than I am now

‘Cause I
Would not be expected
To just take this lying down

I’ll do what I can
And my job would be my life
I’ll do what I can
But I could not keep my wife

‘Cause she left some time ago.

I really thought my life was homing in on
Some kind of resolution
Some kind of bold, stark solution
A neat Baker Street end
With a Paul Auster bend
Or a plausible lie
That I could tell my friends

Oh I think I could be
The one happy
Detective
‘Cause I would search for everyone else

I'd do what I can
And my job would be my life
I'll do what I can
But I never get it right

‘Cause she left some time ago.

I do what I can
And my job would be my life
I do what I can
But I never get it right

‘Cause she left some time ago
And she's with a better man
Than me.

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from Hope Fading Nightly, released September 18, 2015

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Tellison London, UK

Tellison is a failed indie rock band from London with acute organisational difficulties. They've released three albums and a bunch of singles.

With the release of their third album, "Hope Fading Nightly", Tellison are currently dusting off their guitars and referencing conventions and stepping up to take another swing at, if not the big time, at least the medium time.
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