Go There When You Want To Be Loved - Charity Single (2016)

by Logan Lynn

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On Saturday I woke up to the news of singer Christina Grimmie being gunned down and killed at a meet and greet with fans after her show. On Sunday I woke up to the news of extreme LGBT violence by way of the deadliest shooting in U.S. history.

I feel sick and afraid. I want to cancel all of my upcoming public appearances and find a closet to go back inside of. But I cannot. And I will not. I will not be made quiet by fear. I will not let American apathy dictate my path. And I will never stop hoping that change will come. Never. At times like this it's important to remember that somewhere in the world, good is still happening. Cute, simple things are still real during ugly, complicated days.

I wrote this song “Go There When You Want To Be Loved” about my own feeling that there is no safe place for me in the world at times as a gay man, as a person living with persistent mental health struggles, and as a public person known for both. These lyrics feel like the only words I can find for how I am feeling, so I am releasing it now as a fundraiser for my queer family in Orlando.

Keep laughing. Keep kissing. Keep dancing. Keep loving each other. Keep fighting for your place in the world. Gay is great and so are you.

100% of the proceeds of this single will go to support recovery efforts in Orlando's LGBT community.

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released June 14, 2016

Produced by Gino Mari and Logan Lynn

Recorded and Mixed by Gino Mari at The Country Club Studios, Portland, Oregon

Mastered by Stephan Hawkes at The Breakroom Studios, Portland, Oregon

Cover Photo: Ray Gordon

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Track Name: Go There When You Want To Be Loved
oh hey there
all you know is that you wanna
play there
all you know is that you wanna
stay there
all you know is that you wanna
slide down
down to the ground

but hey man
all you say is that you really
love him
all you know is that you wanna
show him
that who you were
is who you are

so I say hey there
all I know is if you wanna stay here
all I know is that you have to go there

go there when you want to be loved
go there when you want to be loved
go there when you want to be loved
go there when you want to be loved
go there when you want to be loved
go there when you want to be loved

but hey there
all you know is that you wanna stay there
all you know is that you’ve got to go there
but you know there’s nowhere for you to go

(come on!)

so maybe
you should stop and think of what you’re
saying
before you go and tell me
i’m your baby
when all you want to do is
take me down
down to the ground

and why now
after all this time you say you
need me
after all these years of
making believe
that who you were is who you are

so I say hey there
all I know is that you cannot stay here
all I know is that you have to go now

go now cuz I need to be loved
go now cuz I need to be loved
go now cuz I need to be loved
go now cuz I need to be loved
go now cuz I need to be loved
go now cuz I need to be loved

go now cuz I want to give up
go now cuz I want to give up
go now cuz I want to give up
go now cuz I want to give up

but hey there
all you know is that you wanna stay there
all you know is that you’ve got to go there
but you know there’s nowhere for you to go
Track Name: Go There When You Want To Be Loved (Instrumental)
oh hey there
all you know is that you wanna
play there
all you know is that you wanna
stay there
all you know is that you wanna
slide down
down to the ground

but hey man
all you say is that you really
love him
all you know is that you wanna
show him
that who you were
is who you are

so I say hey there
all I know is if you wanna stay here
all I know is that you have to go there

go there when you want to be loved
go there when you want to be loved
go there when you want to be loved
go there when you want to be loved
go there when you want to be loved
go there when you want to be loved

but hey there
all you know is that you wanna stay there
all you know is that you’ve got to go there
but you know there’s nowhere for you to go

(come on!)

so maybe
you should stop and think of what you’re
saying
before you go and tell me
i’m your baby
when all you want to do is
take me down
down to the ground

and why now
after all this time you say you
need me
after all these years of
making believe
that who you were is who you are

so I say hey there
all I know is that you cannot stay here
all I know is that you have to go now

go now cuz I need to be loved
go now cuz I need to be loved
go now cuz I need to be loved
go now cuz I need to be loved
go now cuz I need to be loved
go now cuz I need to be loved

go now cuz I want to give up
go now cuz I want to give up
go now cuz I want to give up
go now cuz I want to give up

but hey there
all you know is that you wanna stay there
all you know is that you’ve got to go there
but you know there’s nowhere for you to go