from Stay by Ade Birkby

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The song is about how the heart lags behind the head – i.e. the head sees the logic but the heart remains unconvinced and takes longer to come around. For me it was about deciding to live my life according to the Bible as many of my friends did and seemed to have a meaningful peace and happiness, however my heart knew that it would involve being more disciplined, less selfish and having to give some things up – it eventually came around but it was a slow process.



And do you think it would be alright?
If I could stay here for awhile
Its getting cold outside and I’d rather not be alone
I get the feeling I want to stay
For awhile

Don’t care for what people say
Try not to let it get in the way
And if I stumble would you pick me up and put me down
I’m beginning to think I want to stay
For awhile

Cos it’s all I need, it’s all I need
It’s all I need, it’s all I need

And do you think it would be alright
If I could stay here for a while
I’m getting closer, to where I know I should be
I know I really, I know I really
I know I really want to stay
For awhile
For awhile


from Stay, released June 28, 2019


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Ade Birkby England, UK

Award winning CCM Singer Songwriter Ade Birkby performs original acoustic rock reflecting the sounds and styles of his influences which include Counting Crows, Jack Johnson and Dave Matthews Band with undertones of Bob Dylan and Bruce Springsteen.

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