Blue Enough (to Sing the Blues)

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Jesse Daniel Edwards

Jesse Daniel Edwards is an award-winning songwriter based in East Nashville. Apart from his work as a solo artist, he spent five years on the road with The Smart Brothers, releasing 4 recordings and performing with the likes of First Aid Kit and Jason Mraz.As a young songwriter, Jesse relocated to Nashville where he became a protege of Al Bunetta (John Prine, Oh Boy Records). Honing his art busking outside of honky tonks and writing on Music Row in the years that followed, JDE crafted his raw talent into the passionate vocals and smart lyrics that would become his signature style. Favoring a DIY approach in the vein of Elliot Smith or Conor Oberst, Jesse’s heartfelt indie folk and alt-country sound has endured with his fans through his self-produced recordings and demos, along with his engaging live performances. His music has been featured in radio, TV, and independent films and is available on Netflix, Spotify (featured artist), and Apple Music.


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Blue Enough (to Sing the Blues)by Jesse Daniel EdwardsASCAPwhen I broke my finger in the doorwhen I slipped in the pool of blood on the floorthat door and that floor were both yoursYou assured a drowning man you’d be trueI held my breath at the bottom of the pool for youlike a fool I keep jumping at the postman’s knock at half past fourI’m finally heartbroken enoughI’ve finally lost it all enoughI’ve been beaten down and beaten up by Lovea time or twoand I’m finally blue enoughto sing the blueswhen you blew the credit card on a one way rideleft the Hyundai to die, parked on I-65that broke down car, broke credit card, and broken heart were mineyou assured me he was just a friendyou assured him I wouldn’t be home till tenlike a fool I brought a dozen roses home early what a fine surprise

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Written by: Jesse Daniel Edwards

Submitted on: January 12, 2018


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