Hang Tough

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A song for one of our good friends who lost her mother recently having already lost her father. We're always here for her in the good and bad, just like family now.


Hold it close; don't ever let it go I know that you want
Your life to be a never-ending show, but you're gonna need
This space, these tears and all the pain when you are alone
Just you; your thoughts ringing out like a telephone

Waiting for the call to end it all
Hoping that your will to live will stall

The greater sadness stored in the dark, cold night.
Shouting that it's you, just you and you will never be enough

So you're just a dot in space;
You float and you consume or do you get consumed
With heat and anger over all the grief; hold it in your heart
Your words; the cloud can only hold onto so much rain
And pain, before the sun breaks through
We will be your sun and stars; we promise this to you

Cradling the fall to end it all
Hoping that the candle in the storm will burn

The greater sadness stored in the long cold night.
It's never only you, just you.
Yeah, everyone is gonna hang tough...

For you, just you
Everyone is gonna hang tough
For you, just you
Everyone will burst with love
For you, just you
Riding out the waves so rough
For you, just you
Everyone is gonna hang tough


from Stop & Watch EP, track released October 12, 2015
Melanie Sheehy - Vocals
Byron Goodwin - DrumsElectric Kit
Richard Rose - Bass
Michael Filmer Smith - Keys/Organ
Tim Scholl - Guitar/Electric Kit

All lyrics written by Tim Scholl

Produced by Jem Savage and Tim Scholl

Mixed by Jem Savage of Rare Jem Studios.

Mastered by Isaac Barter



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Arora Melbourne, Australia

Arora, 5 letters, 4 members, 1 path leading along a mish-mash of genre-bending hooks and relentless power and presence.

With a wealth of experience in their back pockets, a long dusty road in front of them, and all the planets conspiring to bring this force together, Arora are ready to hit the stage and dig their hooks into your ears, pull you in and never let go.
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