Being in a long distance relationship is tough. A couple of the experiences that I've had with long distance have always ended horribly -- and I probably wouldn't do it again if I could avoid it -- but there's always that first couple of weeks where you think you can accomplish anything. And that's what Waxahatchee's Blue (Pt. II) covers.
I think there's something beautiful about the idealistic/romantic thought that one person would wait until they can finally be around the person they love, no matter how long it takes. For a while, I used to believe that something like this was possible. And every time I hear this song, I remember what that feels like.
I remember what it feels like to truly decide that I'd wait for someone even though there were certain circumstances that kept us apart. It's an honest feeling. And even though I rarely feel like I'd be able to wait for anyone at this point, I still like to remember what that feels like with this song.
I left a live version of this song at the bottom of the card. Mostly because I think this version where Katie sings with her sister, Allison, is more beautiful than the one on the record.
If you think that I'll wait forever, you are right and I'll give you everything you wanted if I can. And when I look into your olive colored eyes. I feel a breach, it makes me cry, it makes me cry. I wake up early every morning and you sleep for hours after me. In our darkened bedroom, I can't breathe behind this curtain that we keep. We'll wake up sober two weeks later; and we're loving... The atmosphere is fucking tired it brings us nothing. If you think that I'll stay forever you are right and I'll give you everything you wanted when I can. And it may look like every hour is dictated by the chance of rain. We won't melt or die. We won't even feel an ounce of pain.