Give her your pain — Kate Miller-Heidke will take it all. That’s the message of her latest single “This Is Not Forever” — a reminder to someone she loves that she’s ready to listen to their troubles and help them push through.The song came to her long before coronavirus entered the script, but it has taken on new meaning amid the pandemic. The lyrics convey her hope that in difficult times we find ways to grow and connect: “This pain makes you who you are, this makes you who I love.”

Writing on Insta, Kate said: “I wrote the song about six months ago, before all… this… happened. It’s about watching someone very close to you starting fall into a depression, and wanting to let them know that you’re there for them, in a very serious way. Listening to it in these changed times, I feel it even more deeply than I did before. It seems like the right time to put it out.”

“This Is Not Forever” — Kate Miller-Heidke

“The video, directed by Christiaan van Vuuren, sees dancers trade the stage for their living rooms and backyards, both in isolation and connected motion. Each of the dancers were shot at home on their phone, under movement direction by choreographer Lucas Jervies.”

“I think it says something beautiful and profound about the ways we are finding each other, and staying connected, during an extraordinary period in our lives.”

This Is Not Forever lyrics — Kate Miller-Heidke

Lyrics:
I know it hurts, I know it haunts you in the night
And in the day you’re waiting there in fight or flight
You’re walking round inside a cloud, I know the signs
I’ve walked those roads myself alone too many times

I know that the boulder is so heavy, heavy
Never ending burden that you hold
I just want to help you if you’ll let me, let me
Let me wrap you up against the cold

This pain makes you who you are
This pain makes you who I love
Your brain
Your deep and ragged edges
You can give me your pain
I can take it all
I can take it all

Don’t give up my darling, this is not forever
Don’t give up, don’t give up, this is not forever
Don’t give up my darling, this is not forever
Don’t give up, don’t give up, this is not forever
Don’t give up, don’t give up, this is not forever
Don’t give up, don’t give up

Even when you’re drowning in the undertow
You’re not alone, you’re not alone, you’re not alone

This pain makes you who you are
This pain makes you who I love
Your brain
Your deep and ragged edges
You can give me your pain
I can take it all
I can take it all

Don’t give up my darling, this is not forever
Don’t give up, don’t give up, this is not forever
Don’t give up my darling, this is not forever
Don’t give up, don’t give up, this is not forever
Don’t give up my darling (this pain) this is not forever
Don’t give up, don’t give up, this is not forever
Don’t give up my darling (this pain) this is not forever
Don’t give up, don’t give up, this is not forever
This is not forever
This is not forever

I can take it all

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Polliu
Polliu
1 month ago

Goosebumps. Just lover her.

Tibor
Tibor
1 month ago

Kate Miller-Heidke is one of the most interesting artists I have discovered in 2019. I like where she’s going with her music, already her collaboration with Michel van der Aa was very good, and this song is as well. I’m really curious about what her new album will sound like.

Ermin
Ermin
1 month ago

Depression is hell. Be careful to let only beautiful things enter in your mind