“Do you think, because I am poor, obscure, plain, and little, I am soulless and heartless? You think wrong! — I have as much soul as you — and full as much heart! And if God had gifted me with some beauty and much wealth, I should have made it as hard for you to leave me, as it is now for me to leave you.”
What she means:Why have All Time Low never played A Daydream Away at an acoustic set? Like, it's understandable why Alex wouldn't play it at any other live show since the acoustic portion staples are Remembering Sunday, Therapy, and now Missing You but really? Never an acoustic show. It's objectively one of their best songs with its use of metaphors detailing a relationship never becoming a 'real' one but still covering there was strong feelings there. Even though it was on Dirty Work (an album they need to stop besmirching the name of) it's still a pretty great song and perfect for an acoustic set. Is there a personal reason Alex doesn't play it like Lullabies? Does it bring back a painful memory he'd rather forget? I need answers.
a long time,” he said at last, “when I was small, I pretended to
myself that I was the bastard of some great man. All orphans do this,
I think,” he added dispassionately. “It makes life easier to
bear, to pretend that it will not always be as it is, that someone
will come and restore you to your rightful place in the world.” He shrugged.
I grew older, and knew this was not true. No one would come to rescue
me. But then-” He turned his head and gave Jamie a smile of
I grew older still, and discovered that, after all, it was true. I am
the son of a great man.”