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Soda Jerk (kitchen demo) / We Don't Have To Be Friends

by Ruby Rae

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We don’t have to be friends
If it’s too hard for you
To treat me the way you know that you should

Is this how it ends?
At the five cent soda fountain
Wondering how I got
So far from good

And it’s too long for me run
To meet you in the middle where you’ve come undone
And it’s too far for me to explain
Why the sun doesn’t revolve around you everyday

Soda Jerk

What’s lost could be found
If you asked for directions
From Doing Whatever You Want Town to Empathy
You’re just messing around
And you know what that’s just fine
I don’t need your permission to be free

And it’s too cold
For ice cream to solve
Too bitter in my mouth for sugar to dissolve
And it’s too late
To start again
The outline of a lost cause in what was a friend

Soda Jerk


released March 31, 2021
Music + Lyrics by Ruby Rae
Recorded by Ruby Rae


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Ruby Rae Nashville, Tennessee

My name is Abby, I play rock + roll americana under the name Ruby Rae in collaboration with many talented musicians including Colin Dempsey, Tyler Beckwith, Ed Coleman, and Lawson White. I write, record, play and tour from my new hometown of Nashville! xx RR ... more


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