Sweetly Stings

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Take back every word you spoke, take it back.
Saying them just makes me choke, take it back.
One day I might have the strength that I now lack,
But I don’t need the things you gave, take them back.

I’ll imitate birds until I fly.

Sever all the ties that bind, cut them now.
They’re nothing but one big lie, cut them now.
Every time I try to climb, I get knocked down.
Sampson don’t deserve his hair, cut it now.

I’ll imitate birds until I fly.
I’ll pretend to live until I die.


from here's to hoping, released October 11, 2011
Written By: Catherine Backus
Vocals/Guitar: Catherine Backus


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The Skipperdees Roanoke, Virginia

The Skipperdees (twin sisters Emily and Catherine Backus) hail from Oak Ridge, TN, a town mentioned in the 1989 film "Fat Man and Little Boy" which featured Paul Newman with a mustache. They currently make music in their respective homes of Atlanta, GA and Roanoke, VA, but every now and then get together to sang. ... more

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