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“Only So” is a prayer for resolution, both globally and personally. The song builds from a quiet, almost defeated tone to a full band prayer for a reconvening of loved ones. “Only So” indicates a breaking point; “there is only so much I can take of this destruction;” we are facing a time of dire need, of inflammation, of destruction. Recognizing this time, Bon attempts to plead with it; when can we grow beyond this? When is enough really enough?


Maybe they like me tired
I can do that for them
When my eyes cross
I feel so lost
If I keep it in

Now it’s day time
And I’m leaving home
To try something new
Why’d I feel like I’m a liar?
Well I said nothing true

There’s only so much ti-ime I’m willing to waste
There’s only so much destruction that I can take

It’s a tuesday
I’ve been out late
Thinking about home
I know that you’re not the talking type
But I thought you’d grown

The world’s on fire, I’ll leave the light on
I want to sleep in the day
I’d rather be lost than a loner
Wish I had a choice any-way

There’s only so much I can take of this destruction
Though I have it down, maybe you see how much I’m broken
I want you back, I want my family around me
I want you back, I want my family around me
I want you back, I want my family around me


from Demonstrating Visible Difference of Height, track released January 10, 2020
Coproduced, recorded, and mixed by Ryan Albert.
Mastered by Greg Obis at Chicago Mastering Service.


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BABEHOVEN Hudson, New York

Since starting Babehoven in Portland, Oregon in 2017, Maya Bon has shown herself to be a gifted heart-on-sleeve songwriter, using music to peel back the layers of her own experiences—sometimes sad, sometimes surreal, always vividly rendered—to reveal universal emotional truths hidden in the most intimately personal of details.

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