Thursday, September 16, 2010

Start on E
             A                   E
I’m getting old but I’m not old yet
                 B                  E
I’m already worried that I might forget
How to laugh, how to love
How to live, how to learn
                       B             A       E
I want to die with a smile when it comes my turn

I don’t want to get weary, don’t want to get bored
Don’t want to get tired, walking down this road
I’ve seen that happen so many times
I just want to believe that its still worth trying


But I know that it’s easier said than done
And I ain’t that different from anyone
I worry about my money, got bills that I can’t pay
I swear I’m more like my father everyday


Maybe I’ll start bowling, maybe I’ll play bridge
Maybe I’ll join a band with my own grandkids
I don’t care if it kills me I’m gonna do what it takes
To keep some warmth in my heart and a smile on my face


End on E.


David Myles (born May 12, 1981) is a Canadian songwriter / performer/ recording artist originally from Fredericton, New Brunswick, Canada. He now resides in Halifax, Nova Scotia.

Growing up in Fredericton, David started playing trumpet at 10 years old, playing in his school band. He later attended Mount Allison University in Sackville, New Brunswick where he was studied to completed his degree in political science, with a minor in Chinese. In 2001, David embarked on an exchange to a city two hours from Shanghai, China, to learn Mandarin and purchased his first guitar. He later graduated from Mount Allison University in 2003 with an honours degree in Political Science and is now a full time touring musician. After returning from China, David released his debut solo recording, Together and Alone in 2005 and relocated to Calgary.

In 2006, his second solo recording, Things Have Changed, exposed him to national and international audiences and earned him industry recognition in the form of two Music Nova Scotia Awards, and nominations for both the 2007 Canadian Folk Music Best New Artist Award and the ECMA Galaxie Rising Star Recording of the Year. His original song, “When it Comes My Turn” took home first place in the International Songwriting Competition and was the winning song at the 2008 Chris Austin Merlefest Songwriting Contest.

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