Music,  Video

Rose Cousins – The Benefits of Being Alone

Wonderful song, I actually prefer the reprise version.

Directed by Shehab Illyas & Rose Cousins
Edited & Coloured by Shehab Illyas
Produced by Skylab Productions

Exceptional Helpers: Breagh MacKinnon, Mo Phung, Tanya Davis, Hannah Emmet, Ashley Scriven & Margot Durling
Extra Extras: Zahara Illyas, Adrian Illyas, Kathryn Illyas, Luna & Mel Stone
Hair & Makeup by Fred Connors

LYRICS

it’s a breakneck Monday morning
and I can take it slow
pour cream into my coffee, fresh from off the stove
I replay my favourite saddest song to remember how it goes
or pick up where I left off with last night’s episode
if you’re interested, I can tell you more
of the benefits of being alone

each day I work a little bit on plans of my own
I book flights to places I have always wanted to go
listening to records, monophonic stereo
crawl into bed and check for unread messages on my phone
if you’re curious, I can give you a guided tour
of the benefits of being alone

if I don’t end up with anyone
could be six days to find my body gone but
think of all the space I get to roam
don’t you worry about me, in all my solo reverie
the only one who’s there when I get home
to all the benefits
the benefits of being alone

broken conversation as you get the kids ready to go
we’ll talk about the girls weekend we constantly postpone
I envy how you’re steady and you envy how I roll
and how brave I am to sing about it on a microphone
no matter baby, that’s what makes the show
the benefits of being alone

don’t you worry about me, in all my solo reverie
I decide where everything will go
then I return to everything just so
the only one who’s there when I get home
to all the benefits
all the benefits
the benefits of being alone

written by Rose Cousins & Jonny Wright

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