Better Friend (Rhythm Core Alpha 2 chiptune version)

by Timon Marmex

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This is a chiptune version of my song "Better Friend" performed using my software "Rhythm Core Alpha 2" running entirely on the Nintendo DSi. (It also can run on the Nintendo 3DS.) The instrumental version of the song is one of the demos which ships with the program! Find it in the eShop!


shit on my friends / and all those people / that I detest.
I could have been a better friend for you / now crawl into bed.
I fear my sins / yeah, I’m TV / what I’m talking about?
Now, I confront my demons / I have reasons-to let them out.
(I) Coulda / shoulda / woulda made some time for you /
what I wanted to see.
But I never could believe in you and me / confidence retreats.
I fear my friends will all leave me / I beg them “don’t go!”
Please stay here and distract me from the urges /
you’ll never know.
If I hold on to hard / I fear / that I might creep you out.
My very fear of loneliness / is what’s been pushing them out.
Oh,I never tried to have my way with you-despite what you think.
I just wanted you to keep me company/don’t raise such a stink.
(So) hold me / feel me / touch me / you’re my crutch /
I need you tonight.
Understand / it’s nothing personal / it’s not love /
and it’s not right.
(Oh,) fix me, lick me, suck me / maybe fuck /
me, I just don’t know.
I’ll pretend that you’re somebody else / a good friend /
someone you know.
(Oh,) I could have been a better friend for you /
it’s worse than it seems.
I’ve been in love / with someone just like you /
She had no love for me.
I’ve got my reasons / seasons past / my fear / and I’m in retreat.
I could have been a better friend / my darling /
someone you need.
I’m such a weakling / bed is squeeking / prophecy’s come true.
I couldn’t enjoy anything / my thoughts were never with you.


released April 5, 2014



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