Riff: Tegan and Sara – “I Run Empty”

Jan 29, 2013

The way I left you hanging every time/You avoid the sound of my voice coming down the line

from I Run Empty lyrics by Tegan and Sara

Offering an antidote, past the final hurdle, to all the glossiness that pervades the record, bonus track “I Run Empty” sees the pair admit that they weren’t exactly perfect girlfriend material whilst resigning themselves to a state of loneliness on a vintage Fleetwood Mac-esque melancholic ballad.

Riff by Jon O'Brien

Jon O'Brien is a UK-based staff writer for SONGLYRICS. He holds a journalism degree from the University of Central Lancashire and has written thousands of biographies and reviews for Allmusic.com, among several other pieces for established music publications.

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