Sad, True, Maybe Perfect?

Driving around listening to the new John Prine tribute album including Justin Townes Earle’s version of “Far From Me” and thinking it might be the most perfect breakup song ever.  Something about the combination of specific details and understatement that nails that quiet, deadly, sinking feeling you get when you know it’s over.  Just a taste:

Well, ya know, she still laughs with me
But she waits just a second too long.

Complete lyrics here.

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