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Amy Winehouse- On Drying Your Own Tears

Amy Winehouse was an English singer and songwriter. She was known for her deep expressive contralto vocals and her eclectic mix of musical genres, including soul (sometimes labeled as blue-eyed soul and neo soul), rhythm and blues, and jazz.

However, at the end of her outrageous career, she left the world unexpectedly. She has provided numerous songs that are relatable in a painful but beautiful sense. Here are some lyrics that prove that she will always be the girl from the jazz bar with great talent.

Amy Winehouse was a true icon in the music industry. Her voice was a force of nature, and it resonated with people on a profound level. Despite her struggles and tumultuous journey, her artistry continued to shine through. Her ability to blend various musical genres showcased her versatility and creativity, making her a standout figure in the world of music.

As we reflect on her life and career, it’s evident that Amy’s music had a lasting impact on countless individuals. Her lyrics, often filled with raw emotion and vulnerability, struck a chord with listeners. She bared her soul through her songs, and her authenticity was a testament to her remarkable talent. The memory of Amy Winehouse as the girl from the jazz bar with extraordinary abilities will forever be etched in the annals of music history, reminding us of the profound artistry she shared with the world.

The pain of moving on…

All I can ever be to you
Is a darkness that we knew

And this regret I’ve got accustomed to
Once it was so right
When we were at our height
Waiting for you in the hotel at night

I knew I hadn’t met my match
But every moment we could snatch

I don’t know why I got so attached
It’s my responsibility
And you don’t owe nothing to me

But to walk away I have no capacity

-Amy Winehouse, Tears Dry on Their Own

In being strong despite painful occurrences…

“It’s okay in the day
I’m staying busy
Tied up enough so I don’t have to wonder where is he
Got so sick of crying
So just lately
When I catch myself, I do a one-eighty
I stay up, clean the house
At least I’m not drinking
Run around just so I don’t have to think about thinking
That silent sense of content
That everyone gets
Just disappears ‘soon as the sun sets”

-Amy Winehouse, Wake Up Alone

Importance of music…

“I’d rather be at home with a Ray
I ain’t got seventy days
‘Cause there’s nothing, there’s nothing you can teach me
That I can’t learn from Mr. Hathaway”

-Amy Winehouse, Rehab

Amy Winehouse is known for her problems with substance addiction. We can all attest that people have their own way of coping with pain. Pain is beautiful in so many ways when it comes to creativity and writing. Amy Winehouse, equipped with her inner connection with pain and all its gratification, has shown us that there is a silver lining even in the darkest of days.

Tears Dry on Their Own
Wake Up Alone
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