by Emily Keener

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This is the first single from my upcoming record, "Breakfast"! (September, 2016)

Enjoy. Vibe out.

<3, Emily


If everything was the way I wanted it

I'd go to sleep

If everything was the way it ought to be

You'd lay here next to me

But I am blocked in, I am held back

There's too much I question and too much I lack

I get in my own head, when I get off track

There's way too much tension and not enough slack

Between us, between us

If I was an elevator

My rope would snap

Bye, bye

Bye, bye

What are you looking at? I'm just tryin' to breathe

Ease up on me

Are you listening? Push the button please

Take us down to the lobby

If you were an elevator

Your doors would freeze

You trapped me

How could you?

You thought you could just ride along for free

But you were wrong, you were wrong about me

If you thought you could just tell me who to be

You were wrong, you were wrong about me

I am not your elevator

I'm more than that

Bye, bye

I am not your elevator

I'm smarter than that

Bye, bye

Bye, bye

Bye, bye

Bye, bye

Bye, bye

Bye, bye


released June 11, 2016
Engineer - Dalton Brand (Waveburner Recording)
Producers - Noah Heyman and Dalton Brand
Written by Emily Keener



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Emily Keener Wakeman, Ohio

Emily Keener is a seventeen year old singer/songwriter (from Cleveland, OH) with a thing for Paul Simon. She plays her dad’s old acoustic guitar, and can fill a room with her unique style.

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