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Japanese Breakfast - Boyish

[Verse 1]
Your boyish reassurance is never reassuring
And I need it
And all of my devotion turns violent
If you go to her, don't expect to come home to me
Tonight

[Chorus]
I can't get you off my mind, I can't get you off in general
So here we are, we're just two losers
I want you and you want something more beautiful

[Verse 2]
Lack of inhibition works wonders in revealing every demon
And all this confrontation, this suffering
What do you want from me?
If you don't like how I look then leave

[Chorus 2]
I can't get you off my mind, you can't get yours off the hostess
Watched her lips reserving tables
As my ugly mouth kept running

[Outro]
Love me
Love me!

The second single off of Japanese Breakfast's sophomore album “Soft Sounds From Another Planet” is the second cover of the song “Day 6,” originally found on the Japanese Breakfast album “June.” The song later reappeared in a new form on Little Big League’s second LP as “Boyish.” In an interview with NPR, Michelle (the lead singer, guitarist, songwriter, and producer behind Japanese Breakfast) had this to say about the song "This song started as “Day 6” on June, was revamped and appeared on Little Big League’s Tropical Jinx, and then revamped again for this record. I just hated the way we arranged and produced it in Little Big League, and I still really loved the chorus lyrics and the way the melody lifted, so I wanted to rearrange it. Craig is wonderful at coming up with vocal harmonies. I always joke that Craig sings like a Disney Prince, his voice is just so full and objectively beautiful, I think it makes my squawk sound a bit prettier when we sing together. Actually, I think we arranged and recorded this mostly in one day. We tried to redo the drums and vocals, but we were so attached to the original that it just didn’t sound right when we put the new versions in. So the vocal is actually the scratch take, just one take I think recorded on a Beta 57." An 8-bit version of the song from an online role-playing game named "Japanese Breakquest" (which was based on the album) is available to download upon completion of the game.

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