Slip Away

Menahan Street Band, Charles Bradley

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Menahan Street Band

Menahan Street Band is a Brooklyn, New York-based instrumental band formed in 2007, that plays funk and soul music. The band features musicians from Antibalas, El Michels Affair, Sharon Jones & The Dap-Kings and the Budos Band. The group was founded by Thomas Brenneck while living in an apartment on Menahan St. in the Brooklyn neighborhood of Bushwick. Their debut album, Make the Road by Walking, was released in 2008 on Dunham, a sublabel of Daptone Records. Various songs from Make the Road by Walking have been sampled by hip hop artists, including the title track, which was sampled by Jay-Z on the track "Roc Boys (And the Winner Is)...", "Going The Distance", which was sampled by Kid Cudi on his song "Solo Dolo Pt.II" featuring Kendrick Lamar on Cudi's third… more »


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I forget about the girl who said no
I tell who I want where to go
I forget about your lies and deceit
And your attempt to be so discreet

Maybe today, yeah
I slip away

And you can keep your symbols up, (?)
I pursued my own happiness
You can keep your clock and routine
Then I can mend my own shattered dreams

Maybe today, yeah
And I slip away
Ooh, slip away

'Cause you've been down on me far too long
And far too long I just put you on
I'm tired of lying
And I'm, I'm sick of trying
'Cause I'm losing who I really am

I'm gonna slip away, baby
Yeah, maybe tomorrow
Come on, let me be me
I'm sick and tired
I'm sick and tired

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Written by: Charles Bradley, Homer Steinweiss, Leon Michels, Thomas Brenneck

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