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Old 05-22-2018, 09:31 PM
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Originally Posted by TheWildHeart67 View Post
He said the tense of the line, "now you're going home," should be worded "Now he's going home." He said it's a rule of thumb to not change your tense back and forth in a song.
He and you aren't different tenses. He is third person and you is second person. They can both be used in a song if the songwriter is describing different people or viewing the same individual from different vantage points which is acceptable writing technique in some situations. I can see Lindsey's point but I side with Stevie on this one.
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