All My Things (Single Version)

by Apples In Space

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From Apples In Space's forthcoming studio album "The Shame Song" (due out Fall 2016)

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My closet is full of things I can't see in the daylight
My conscience won't admit to any sins
I guess I should feel guilty for my ignorance
But I don't know what is real
I don't know what is real

When I write I always use a pencil
That way I can always return to a clean white sheet of paper
And I never tie my shoes
When you try to run away from yourself there is no use

My pockets are full of things I never need
I'm not going anywhere
And there is too much empty space in my life
To fill everything with something meaningful

My cup is always empty
Cause then I can stay thirsty for another while
The day is over before I'm ready
So I stay hungry just to fool my appetite

My hands are made out of water
I can't seem to hold on to anything
But if you give me time! If you give me time
I can be a river
Forever reaching out to the big sea

I blame the night for giving me the day
You give me hope and then you brutally just take it away
So I sleep on the floor to avoid the transition
Of losing and receiving

My time is just like a pearl necklace
Past & future- it all just looks the same
And it breaks my heart to think it is a circle
Or even worse: Just a line that has an end

But you know, the worst thing of it all:
Desire is the only thing I want
And there is not enough space in this world
To surround the emptiness in me

(c) Julie Mehlum; Phil Haussmann; 2016

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released July 29, 2016
Written by Julie Mehlum & Phil Haussmann
Produced by Julie Mehlum & Phil Haussmann, Jonathan Sieweck & Janusz Hüsges
Co-produced by Simon Berckelman

Recorded by Boris Wilsdorf at Andere Baustelle, Berlin

Mixed and additional recordings by Simon Berckelman at Golden Retriever Studio, Berlin

Mastered by Doug Van Sloun at Focus Mastering, Omaha, NE, USA

Phil Haussmann: Guitar, vocals
Julie Mehlum: Piano, accordion, jupiter, vocals

Janusz Hüsges: Bass
Jonathan Sieweck: Drums

(c) Apples In Space, Sony Music Publishing Germany GmbH, 2016
(p) Nick & Nora Records GbR, 2016

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Apples In Space Berlin, Germany

APPLES IN SPACE) is an alternative folk band based in Oslo, Norway, & Berlin, Germany, featuring the singer/songwriters Phil Haussmann & Julie Mehlum as well as Janusz Hüsges on bass and Jonathan Sieweck on drums.

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