Lyrics: How Do I Sing From A Broken Heart?

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How do I sing from a broken heart?

 

I was a songbird nearly lost but found

You said to me the blue sky was no limit

But suddenly I was falling to the ground

I saw my heart with your black arrow in it 

 

All I wanted was to soar above the clouds 

On wings of love that need not carry fears

By your side I wanted you to be so proud

But the rain that falls with me is made of tears

 

So, can you tell me

How do I sing from a broken heart?

When each word you never said

Has made me slowly come apart

So, can you tell me

How do I sing from a broken heart?

Hoping that your eyes would say

What your lips would not

 

Longing for the days when you returned

Even though you were no longer mine

All that I could do with time was yearn

You made me feel alive, but every day I died

 

So, can you tell me

How do I sing from a broken heart?

I guess you never really loved me

Not even at the start

So, can you tell me

How do I sing from a broken heart?

Oh, why did you have to stray

And leave me only with your thought?

 

When I first saw you

Life turned from greys

To every single colour

Set ablaze

But blinded by your presence

I did not see

How I was headed

For tragedy

 

So, can you tell me

How do I sing from a broken heart?

When each touch you gave to her 

Has made the flame in me depart                    

Please, someone, tell me

How do I sing from a broken heart?

Ooh, to sing another day 

Why could I not fly away?

Music: Rushana Brandanger

Lyrics: Britt Embry

Cover art: @sushkin.pics

 

Rushana - How Do I Sing From A Broken Heart? - YouTube

About the Song:

This is a song about one of the world’s greatest and most tragic love stories. When the famous opera singer Maria Callas fell in love with the Greek shipping magnate Aristotle Onassis, it became her undoing. Ending her marriage to be with him, she gave her heart and ultimately her career for him. In return, Aristotle gave her heartbreak when he suddenly married Jaqueline, President John F. Kennedy's famous widow. He continued seeing Maria at his convenience, but he was never truly hers. At just 53 years old, she died of a heart attack, though it is said what she really died from, was a broken heart.

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