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Here’s the very latest from the broom-cupboard.

I wrote it one dark night over 23 years ago.


All I Have To Do - A A J Russe

There isn’t much time to get this out
You won’t hear me if I have to shout
I have to say there is no doubt
About what I have to do

I might not like all that you say
‘Cause you might change it every other day
I can’t go on if there’s no other way

All I have to do
Is trust you
All I have to do
Is trust you

If I knew how to pray
I might know now what to say
The smoothest thing I ever had
Is taken away

I might be yours but who can tell
Stand up straight but feel unwell
Your love simply puts me back in hell

But all I have to do
Is trust you
All I have to do
Is trust you

Help me to believe
I might trust you

Copyright (C) 1997 A A J Russe. All Rights Reserved.

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Gary Fox said

Ok, grabbed me right away with that unexpected chord shift in the intro. I love your songwriting, man. The variety, the sonic palettes, the lyrics, the playing, the inventiveness, all of it really; it's such a pleasure to sit, listen, and lose myself in the song.

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James Michael Taylor said

Andrew, Thank you for keeping up with me lately. I just spent three hours coming up with that one minute. It took me that long to think of something to say. Thanks for commenting. 82 degrees in Cowtown and time to take the puppies for a walk. Thanks again for listening and commenting.

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kmmfoo said

Love the chord changes in the intro. Great hook.

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Wrinkled Shirt said

A little touch of 80's or am i wrong? anyway i like this. Production value: ACE.

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Bethan Mathis said

Amazing what is lurking in the broom cupboard. Tremendous performance.!

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Colleen Dillon said

Thanks for your comments on my latest... I agree with you... some things we’ve changed during this time would be best if we adopted them forever. I don’t think I can ever drive in bumper to bumper traffic ever again... virtual hugs to you and yours. Thanks for listening!!

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Greg Connor said

Great Song!

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Colleen Dillon said

Love your music so much!!! Thanks for this one. Your voice is so rich....

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KCsGroove said

very cool song, Andrew really good stuff! enjoyed KC

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oldfolks2 said

A master class in songwriting ........ great , great craft.

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slkrell said

love the progression and the easy backing that absolutely rocks the bass swings . good feel

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dxbisolation said

I love the vibe on this - kinda Del Amitri meets 10cc!

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thetworegs said

This works a treat ... liking the controlled power on the vocal ...

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