Sometimes knowing that everything will be alright, knowing that time will heal all wounds, is not enough to beat the feeling that it will never be the same, that you will never be smiling as genuinely as before.
The Smile is Gone describes this, to me general, feeling of missing. And missing is something you can learn…
Release date on Spotify, iTunes, Deezer, and other digital platforms: March 26
Video on YouTube
Gm Eb F7 Dm C9/d Dm I guess I’m doing quite okay Everything just carries on My hair’s still growing Done the dishes, read a book Cleaned the house a second time The mess inside ain’t showing F F/g Am Someday I will be okay Dm Cm Somehow everything goes on Bb F/a Gm Sure the pain will go away Bb C Dm C/e But the smile is gone I know that I will be okay Somehow everything goes on Every night has a new day Bb C Dm F#dim/c But the smile is gone Close my eyes and drive to work Wear the mask that fits too tight No one sees what’s going on Keeping busy surely helps Till there’s nothing left to do Then the thoughts just carry on Someday I will be okay Somehow everything goes on Sure the pain will go away But the smile is gone I know that I will be okay Somehow everything goes on Every night has a new day But the smile is gone Instr Yes, I will be okay Someday everything goes on Missing is something you can learn But the smile is gone
Since you’ve made it to here, reading this post, you might also wanna hear how this song sounded around halfway during the process of creating it: