Eye of the Lobo

Filed under Music, Song of the Day

Song of the Day: “Two Years” by Have Mercy

'Two years now and I'm alone again.'

Hang on for a minute...we're trying to find some more stories you might like.


Email This Story






A small indie band from Baltimore called Have Mercy create riveting emotions of misery, anger, and loneliness in their song, “Two Years” off of their 2014 album, “A Place Of Our Own”.

This song absolutely exudes those breakup vibes and that teenager angst that we all feel from time to time. The lyrics are simple, but powerful when sung by the raspy screaming vocals of the lead singer and backed up by the heavy electric guitar riffs.

This is the kind of song I love to play on a rainy day while sitting back and thinking about everyone I’ve ever loved. Is that a little bit over dramatic?

In an interview with MTV, Have Mercy lead singer Brian Swindle stated, “I wrote the lyrics on my phone the day that my relationship with my ex ended. I was hanging with a friend, and he had a riff he wanted to mess around with. Somehow the melody I had when I wrote the lyrics and the riff he had fit perfectly.”

The most striking line throughout the entire song for me personally is, “I had a life and I had friends, and I miss all of them.” There’s nothing more powerful, emotional, and isolating than missing all of your friends.

So if you’ve recently ended a relationship, or miss your friends, or simply want to enjoy some quality tunes, give this song a listen. You won’t regret it… (or maybe you will in two years.)

 

Stay cool,

Daniela

Print Friendly, PDF & Email

Leave a Comment

If you want a picture to show with your comment, go get a gravatar.




*

Navigate Right
Navigate Left
  • Song of the Day: “Two Years” by Have Mercy

    All Around Town

    The Beautiful & Damned Tour Coming to the Valley!

  • Song of the Day: “Two Years” by Have Mercy

    Entertainment

    America Ninja Warrior Has Arrived in Arizona!

  • Showcase

    A New Twist ro Rap: Marteen

  • Song of the Day: “Two Years” by Have Mercy

    All Around Town

    Move Over Bill Nye, Here Comes Mr. Nowbath

  • Connecting the Pack

    La Joya Community High School-Home of the Fighting Lobos

  • Song of the Day: “Two Years” by Have Mercy

    All Around Town

    Is Mr.West The Best?

  • Song of the Day: “Two Years” by Have Mercy

    Connecting the Pack

    FBLA: 3 A Day Food Pantry

  • Song of the Day: “Two Years” by Have Mercy

    Entertainment

    Pot of Gold Recap

  • Song of the Day: “Two Years” by Have Mercy

    Connecting the Pack

    Who Are We? An Inside Look on Diversity

  • Song of the Day: “Two Years” by Have Mercy

    Counseling Corner

    Teen Lifeline

Connecting the Pack at La Joya Community High School
Song of the Day: “Two Years” by Have Mercy