Lyrics



PASSAFIRE (2006)

Barcelona
Laquiji
Thievery
Concrete Slave
Rude Boi
Bad Taste
Behind Closed Doors
The Breeze
Workingman’s Song
Fit The Description
Feel It

SUBMERSIBLE (2007)

Divide
Bell Jar
Mr. Massive
Asteroid
Fix Again
Who You Know
Submersible
Ghost Man
Kilo
Unfamiliar
Little Ship
Reverie

EVERYONE ON EVERYNIGHT (2009)

Casting Of The Cares
Keeping In Touch
Lay Awake
Illuminate
Here In Front Of Me
49th
Carouser
Queen Of Spades
You’re Here
The King
Leave The Lights On
Prelectricity

START FROM SCRATCH (2011)

Start From Scratch
Dimming Sky
Miss You
Kiss My Head
Hard To Believe
Lorelie
Train Wreck
Rubber Bands
Winter Wren
Shapes And Colors
La Fuenta
Epiphany

VINES (2013)

Earthquake
Right Thing
Souvenir
Go
Phony Imposter
All In Our Minds
Same Old Story
Steam Rises
Invisible
Stowaway
Black Dog
Night Comes Easy
Man Of Wishes

INTERVAL (2015)

Wheels Of Steel
Finding Me
Out Of Sight
Bobber

LONGSHOT (2017)

Growing Up
Longshot
Drifter
Bright
Find My Way
Rapunzel
Blow (feat. Mr. Lif)
Fireside
One Blink
Tacoma
Gone Yesterday
Hard To Find
Would Have Known (B-Side)
Call It What It Is (B-Side)


BARCELONA

Cops the same everywhere, they don’t care, got a job to do,
What you gonna do when they come for you?
Cops the same everywhere, they don’t care, got a job to do,
What you gonna do when they come for you?

In Barcelona, I was playing my guitar
Policia took it from me, said to pick it up tomorrow
Said the fee for my crime is 150 Euro
If I wanted it back I got to cough up the dinero
I told him that I’d rather chalk it up to bad luck
He said do what you want amigo, we don’t give a fuck
We caught you on the camera, sent a message on the radio
I told him, “lo siento, muy sincero”
But no deal, and my guitar they did steal
In Barcelona, home of Dali, home of the surreal

Cops the same everywhere, they don’t care, got a job to do,
What you gonna do when they come for you?
Cops the same everywhere, they don’t care, got a job to do,
What you gonna do when they come for you?

No sleep and I’m still here sitting in the same place
Got a ticket, by the love, and the grace of god
Gonna escape this prison that I’m sitting in

I’ve got my headphones on and I’m listening
The only sound that I really want to hear right now
Is the roar of the train rolling up and down the track
Never want to come back unless I’m playing a show
And I’ll come back to get the guitar that they stole

Cops the same everywhere, they don’t care, got a job to do,
What you gonna do when they come for you?
Cops the same everywhere, they don’t care, got a job to do,
What you gonna do when they come for you?

Cold ground was my bed last night
Kept my baby warm by holding her tight still
Goosebumps on her shoulders
Telling me that it does not help to hold her
So we moved inside
When they opened up the station
Seguridad kept pacing and pacing
Shaking my body until I started waking up
And when I finally get some peace and rest
Wake up to find that the train has left
And my mind is so confused right now, I need just one good spliff
Wake up to find that the train has left
And my mind is so confused right now, I need just one good spliff

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LAQUIJI

Back in the days of depression
Oh yeah Laquiji rock it was a blessing
Chillin’ down underneath the overhang
Money lost in the backfire of the boomerang

Laquiji, Laquiji, yeah
The meek will inherit your love
Laquiji, Laquiji, yeah
Come on y’all, yeah

Now back when my pops was a boy, ya know
Hangin’ out up at Laquiji rock with friends for sure
Stolen goods stashed underneath the overhang
Money lost in the backfire of the boomerang

Laquiji, Laquiji, yeah
The meek will inherit your love
Laquiji, Laquiji, yeah
Come on y’all, yeah

You can use me for however you want
You could even write your name upon my back
I’m this natural wonder, yeah
Won’t you come around run ’round and play for me
Just don’t use me up I say

Laquiji, Laquiji, yeah
The meek will inherit your love
Laquiji, Laquiji, yeah
Come on y’all, yeah

Now back when I was just a boy, ya know
Hangin’ out up at Laquiji rock with Pops for sure
Hangin’ down there underneath the overhang
Money lost in the backfire of the boomerang

Laquiji, Laquiji, yeah
The meek will inherit your love
Laquiji, Laquiji, yeah
Come on y’all, yeah

You can use me for however you want
You could even write your name upon my back
I’m this natural wonder, yeah
Now won’t you come around run ’round and play for me
Just don’t use me up I say

Laquiji, Laquiji, yeah
Laquiji, Laquiji, yeah
Laquiji, Laquiji, yeah
Laquiji, yeah

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THIEVERY

So you really want to force my hand
For the sake of some old plan
It’s thievery
Because you’re taking from us
What we need the most
Some soul and dignity
I said it’s thievery

So many chains been broken
So many chains remain
It could be like ammunition
Fear in people, superstition, who’s the richer
The bigger picture is that in the end
Ain’t nobody can hold back the rain

So you really want to force my hand
For the sake of some old plan
It’s thievery
Because you’re taking from us
What we need the most
Some soul and dignity
I said it’s thievery

Spoke to an old friend
Who’s running out of faith
He’s been running this here race for so long
Kinda seems a little out of place
More and more out of focus
With the weight upon his shoulders
Politician, Television, can’t you see it’s all a fake

So you really want to force my hand
For the sake of some old plan
It’s thievery
Because you’re taking from us
What we need the most
Some soul and dignity
I said it’s thievery

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CONCRETE SLAVE

Took the metro to the city central
Rode the wave just like a concrete slave
The railways raised above the stage
Maniacs played to things unchanged
Freeze in day to the sidewalk, muse down
Past the plastic relaxation
Gray the traffic of my patience
Like the blood through the veins of the station

That’s why we swim in this pavement
It’s so amazing
Chasing, I’m chasing the fire

Of creation
The fire of creation
The fire of creation
The fire of creation

Charred the wood door
Run from the haze with a plan to live more
Broken clocks smooth as the rocks down by the waterside
And it’s so strange, waves upon that sand
Nothing bubbling, no trouble in the undertow
And I know, yes I know, yea I know it won’t be the last time
The last time we…

Swim in this pavement
It’s so amazing
Chasing, I’m chasing the fire

Of creation
The fire of creation
The fire of creation
The fire of creation

Here I am, here I stand
Willing to help my fellow man
In any way I can
I want to feel your reaching hands all right

One more time

Here I am, here I stand
Willing to help my fellow man
In any way I can
I want to feel your reaching hands all right

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RUDE BOI

Emcees, if you don’t have no reason
If you don’t come with original rhyme
Better practice up for next season
Cause right now, you’re just wasting my time
Got to stop all that fussing
And please don’t put up a fight
Got to stop all the pushing and the shoving
Pass the fire to your left or to your right
Or to your right, or to your left my friend
Or to your right

And I know that you call yourself a rude boy
A stepping razor, who’s your savior
I know that you got nothing to lose boy
But for once in your life, do yourself a favor

It’s so nice to free yourself from hate
Oh god, I’m singing this song to help you escape
Ain’t nobody stopping this jail break

I said this love someday shall conquer
We’ve got to unite to fight down the monster
Love shall overcome, but the work is never done

Emcees if your not rhyming about progression
Then you don’t have a place behind the microphone
If you’ve got some pent up aggression
That’s something you should deal with on your own

Because the children of the world out there are listening
And I hear they’re getting smarter every day
But you better be careful with the wisdom that you’re giving them
And be mindful of the words you say
The children of the world out there are listening
I hear they’re getting smarter every day
But you better be careful with the wisdom that you’re giving them
Or be mindful of the words you say
Save your violence for revolution day
When self defense is the only other way
Start building tomorrow for today
You’ve got to give thanks and praise

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BAD TASTE

And this bad taste in my mouth
Makes me so thirsty for you
Come and quench me while my love is running out
And let me tell you how much I adore you
I adore you, I adore you
Because you come to me and then you run from me
Stole my heart away it was a robbery
Everybody’s got the right to be free
But I’m in love and I’m never gonna give up, you see?

This kind of loving is the painful kind
Wish we could be making love in the rain full time
But let’s be truthful, our youth is useful
If I was waiting in vain, I’d be so blind, so blind
So blind, so blind, so cold

And this bad smell in the air
If you were here with me I wouldn’t even care
I’d take you to the beach where we first met
And try to see if I could meet you again
Because you reel me in, then you throw me right back
Just when I thought we were on the right track
Everyone’s got the right to be alone
But I wish you would just call me on the telephone

This kind of loving makes a man so weary
When a man loves a woman so dearly
Girl listen up, I’m saying it so clearly
But I don’t think you hear me now, so
This kind of loving makes a man so weary
When a man loves a woman so dearly
Girl listen up, I’m saying it so clearly
But I don’t think you hear me now, so

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BEHIND CLOSED DOORS

Do you want to run away
Away from the window display
Let’s get on the road today
Awaiting us, a brand new way
It is, but it isn’t
People always taking, never giving
The dead must be laughing at the living
Oh man, you’ve got to find yourself

Responsible
Before the whole world’s in a hospital
Every single time that you promise you will
You just can’t sit still, you just need more

Down-presser man in a three piece suit
Thinking that his people gonna burn and loot tonight
Well, he’s right… Well, he’s right

Oh, I sit down
Down-presser man in a three piece suit
Thinking that his people gonna burn and loot tonight
Well, he’s right… Well, he’s right, oh yeah

You’re responsible
Before the whole world’s in a hospital
Every single time that you promise you will
You just can’t sit still, you just need more
You are impossible to figure out
How you could toss the world around
You juggle just like a clown
Behind closed doors

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THE BREEZE

Oh babe, I’m feeling so lonely without you
Got these feelings on my mind, and I’ve got to let it out
Just want to let you know, that I’m feeling kinda low
And you lift me up so high, feel like I’m going through withdrawal
Pictures of your face keeping me sane through it all
I try to get it off my mind, and I play some basketball
Or take a ride upon the Sector Nine, still waiting for your call
Even after all this pain, I love you more and more

I’ve been hanging out with all your pretty friends
But it’s only you I’m thinking of at the end of the night
And I wonder if you feel the same
Oh, I pray that you feel the same way

I feel your breeze blowing through them trees
Telling me that it’s okay to breathe
I feel your breeze blowing through them trees
Telling me that it’s okay to breathe

I’ve not talked to you in seven days, I’m losing my mind
It’s okay, cause I stack up lyrics in these stressful times
Like I’m stock piling for the future
And I hope that’s what you want to have with me
So worried but I really should not be
You promised to love me
Said there’s no one above me
I believe you, but lately my vision’s kinda fuzzy
And I only feel the pain separation tends to bring
Playing my guitar waiting for the phone to ring

I’ve been hanging out with all your pretty friends
But it’s only you I’m thinking of at the end of the night
And I wonder if you feel the same
Oh, I pray that you feel the same way

I feel your breeze blowing through them trees
Telling me that it’s okay to breathe
I feel your breeze blowing through them trees
Telling me that it’s okay to breathe

Oh baby, feelin’ so lonely without your love
Baby, feelin’ so lonely without your love
Oh baby, feelin’ so lonely without your love

And I feel that breeze
Running through the trees now yeah
And I feel that breeze
Coming through, coming through

Rolling all the leaves down
Running through trees now
It’s coming down, coming down

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WORKINGMAN’S SONG

Politicians them don’t have no soul
Said he’s always looking out for his own
And the people, them don’t have no desire
To be your workhorse for hire, your workhorse for hire
The waiting list is getting so long
And the next generation grows old
The people looking weary and tired
From being your workhorse for hire, your workhorse for hire, yeah

This is the workingman’s song
I want to sing it all night long
This is the workingman’s song
I want to sing it

People lets start to move
Let me know if you can feel the bass thumping
And if you think that you can feel the groove
Get on the floor and start bumping, the floor and start bumping
People lets start to move
Let me know if you can feel the bass thumping
And if you think that you can feel the groove
Get on the floor and start bumping….

I came from around the way
To make sure that the music gonna shock your brain
If you feel it in your back just start to sway
Get down with the roots rock reggae
I came from around the way
To make sure that the music gonna shock your brain
If you feel it in your back just start to sway
Get down with the roots rock reggae

Politicians them don’t have no soul
Said he’s always looking out for his own
And the people, them don’t have no desire
To be your workhorse for hire, your workhorse for hire
The waiting list is getting so long
And the next generation grows old
The people looking weary and tired
From being your workhorse for hire, your workhorse for hire, yeah

This is the workingman’s song
I want to sing it all night long
This is the workingman’s song
I want to sing it

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FIT THE DESCRIPTION

I’m not the kind of guy that likes to play around your back
And I get furious whenever I see a woman get smacked
I don’t like that
Don’t expect that kind of shit from me
I keep it real whenever I can
But sometimes I like to bend the rules
Sometimes I use my tools
But I use my hands way way better
If a woman wants to choose the government better let her
I love to see a woman with a mind of her own
And if she got a booty she can shake its a bonus
I really like that one that will do the dance with me
Brother don’t put me in hand cuffs cause I want to be free

But if you fit the description then come and seek me out
Better listen to me now cause you don’t wanna hear me shout
If I don’t get a call from you I’m packing up and moving out
To another town where I can find
Some looooooveeee
Some looooovvveee
Some looooovvveeee
Some lovvvvveeee oh yeaaah

I’m not the kind of guy that leaves shit at the table to clean up
But if you come home late from work
I’ll leave some food to heat up
I’ll even make the bed up nice so we can mess it up again
I’ll be your friend but not a psychologist I only do so much
If you got some complications
I’ll be an ear but not a crutch
You gotta stand up tall to show that you really want me
If this thing ain’t working out just say the word don’t front it
Cause I’m gullible I’m hug-gable
You fill my bowl and I’ll get full
I need to get the message out to ease my lonely mind
Hit me back with thoughts it won’t cost you a dime

But if you fit the description then come and seek me out
Better listen to me now cause you don’t wanna hear me shout
If i don’t get a call from you im packing up and moving out
To another town where i can find
Some looooooveeee
Some looooovvveee
Some looooovvveeee
Some lovvvvveeee oh yeaaah

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FEEL IT

I try. I try, but still no luck
But I know one thing is right
My life, oh my sweet life, yea
Is an open book, is an open book
So I ask myself…

When it comes to the end, does anyone want to read it again
Or throw it back upon the shelf?
This is the story of yourself
Oh if you feel it, you’ve got to really feel it
You’ve got to hold on, hold on

I write today to tell you that it’s okay
To pray for the people that you love
Whether or not you think there is a god above
It’s inside us, even if you’re a fighter
Got to recognize the eternal fire within
Within your soul

When you think that you have everything that you need
Someone takes it away and you’re left on your knees
You get by begging change, the police know your name
It’s the same thing again and again
When you reach up to the sky, they come up with dirt in your hands
When you see it with your eye you cannot believe it man
They got a solution for every problem
And you just want to rob them again, so…

Oh if you feel it, you got to really feel it
You got to hold on, hold on
Oh if you feel it, you got to really feel it
You got to hold on, hold on

You got to really feel it

Oh if you feel it, you got to really feel it
You got to hold on, hold on

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DIVIDE

All I really need is just some room to breathe
Some space to separate what has been conceived
They say we’re making our way, our way to an early grave
With some dues to pay, and resolution seems so far away
Get your fix from fear, this is modern insecure
Watch it on the news it don’t get much better
Those newscasters sure are clever
Using our doubts and pimping our trust
Breaking down the walls just to build them back up
We are all of the same

You can wave your flag so high
Praise the cause with silver streams
Right off in that sky for your own side
How you try and divide
How you try, try now and divide

Well it seems to me that everywhere you turn
There’s a new cause for concern
Force the faction, slight of hand
A good distraction and a change of plans
Brick by brick and stone by stone
Pointing out the flaws but you can’t see your own
Civilized, multiply, this enterprise

Because you’re bubbling on down the line
Yes you’re bubbling on down the line
Yeah you’re bubbling on down the line
It’s a feeling that’s oh so fine

You can wave your flag so high
Praise the cause with silver streams
Right off in that sky for your own side
How you try and divide
How you try, try now and divide

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BELL JAR

You can only tell a lie for so long
Until you start believing every word you say
How many days can you prolong
The sand in the glass, it dwindles away
Broken transmissions, not enough information
Once a condition, now a realization

Keep on telling yourself it’s true
Keep on telling yourself it’s not you
Keep on telling yourself it’s not true
Keep on telling yourself it’s you

Eyes can be fooled only so long
With repetition of fiction
Eyes can be fooled only so long
Your definitions are fiction

Keep on telling yourself it’s true
Keep on telling yourself it’s not you
Keep on telling yourself it’s not true
Keep on telling yourself it’s you

Ears tend to bend only so far
Whatever gets some attention
Delusion spilled from the bell jar
It’s circumvention of tension

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MR. MASSIVE

Walking a tight rope
Right on a thin line
Can’t call this bed my own
Can’t make this house a happy home
Come into focus
In the morning light
Nobody’s really free from trouble
Getting down won’t get ahold of me

Put it down, drink it up
Laughing all lose
But we’re serious, massive style
While you won’t even smile
So serious
Ain’t no stopping for miles

You used to be the one
Pushed aside, tongue all tied
Nobody seemed to have the time
They pay you no mind
In that instant, gone and seized it
Cause you believed it
New affection comes from all directions, yeah

Put it down, drink it up
Laughing all lose
But we’re serious, massive style
While you won’t even smile
So serious
Ain’t no stopping for miles

Walking a tight rope
Right on a thin line
Can’t call this bed my own
Can’t make this house a happy home
Come into focus
In the morning light
Nobody’s really free from trouble
Getting down won’t get ahold of me

Put it down, drink it up
Laughing all lose
But we’re serious, massive style
While you won’t even smile
So serious
Ain’t no stopping for miles

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ASTEROID

Miss warning and mister caution
Quarreling in the morning cottage
About books they bid on at the local auctions
Whether or not the other knows what the plot is
The alarm goes off at six with the covers they use
Mister’s unemployed and the other’s recluse
Waiting for the asteroid he says what’s the use

Waiting for the asteroid…
Waiting for the asteroid…

Aware of the repairs he’s supposed to do
Scared to tell the wife that he has no clue
About screwdrivers or wrenches
And how to build benches the fences
He clenches his fists in frustration
Because he’s losing his patience
With the long lengths it takes him
To build or rail
Hammer in a nail
His tailor suited him for failure

Waiting for the asteroid…
Waiting for the asteroid…

Tired of her premonitions of danger
Measures and plans and tinkers in anger
Running up the stairs just to show his invention
Tripping through the door with proud intention
Falling to the floor it sparks and smashes
Suddenly they stand facing smoldering ashes

Miss warning and mister caution
Together by their burning cottage
With all of the neighbors watching
They see that they’ve been holding each other hostage
Doesn’t matter who’s the fault is
Things are gonna change regardless
Miss warning and mister caution
Together by their burning cottage

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FIX AGAIN

You’re feeling good now
Cause you’ve got your fix again
You’re feeling good now
You found your only friend
You’re feeling good now
Cause you got, cause you got that

Yes you’re running, yes you’re running, yes you’re running away
There are people that been telling you you don’t look the same, hey
Yeah you lost your look, you lost your own name
Now you struggle in the game from the pressure and the strain
You hold the reigns to your chariot of flames
On the road to change, travel plans rearranged
Now you’re sitting on the curb and you’re waiting in the rain

You’re feeling good now
You got your fix again
You’re feeling good now
You found your only friend
You’re feeling good now
Cause you got, cause you got that

Yeah you’re burning all your fingers and your stubbing all your toes
On the cracks in the pavement, blood running from your nose
People telling you you don’t look the same
Don’t look the same as yesterday
Got a history of misuse, head’s up in the noose
Runaway locomotive, but you ride in the caboose
Got a history of misuse, head’s up in the noose now

Feeling good now
Got your fix again
Feeling good now
Found your only friend
You’re feeling good now
Cause you got, cause you got that

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WHO YOU KNOW

In this world, there will be people that you love
There will be people that just don’t give a damn
Don’t even care to know your name
But if you know, what it means to be humble
What it means to do the right thing
Take a bow and do it all over again

You could work all your life
And work a nine to five
Barely surviving rush hour traffic
Or you could work for yourself
And earn a little wealth
And have some time to be happy

In this world, there will be people that you trust
There will be evil men that just
Want to take a cut and smile right in your face
But if you know, you’ve got more than enough
There’s more who’ve got it rough
Take a bow for giving everything you can

You could work all your life
And work a nine to five
Barely surviving rush hour traffic
You could work for yourself
And earn a little wealth
And have some time to be happy

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SUBMERSIBLE

Get up today with red on your face
Fight down those that bet on the race
Some paid to keep the pace
While the element of peace is soon erased
I think I want to storm the gates
When I sit back and watch a dollar bill inflate
Instead of less, I’ve got more to hate
But I keep on trucking with the motorcade

I ain’t nobody’s fool
But I don’t like playing by the rules
Can you dig it?
We all swim in a pool of emotion
And we’re all going to sink down in it

When you drown, don’t look down
All you can see is the darkness
Don’t make a sound cause there’s no one around
To hear the beat of your heart skip

Never pretend to be something you’re not
Talk that shit and you’ll end up shot
Don’t care bout the money you’ve got
Soon this globe’s gonna get real hot
Don’t know how to make a change
But I’m not the first one to feel this way
I really want to try to sway
The population to a better way

I ain’t nobody’s clown
With a smile painted on my face I can’t frown (check it)
I hate waiting around for the brand new
So I’m gonna have to invent it

When the volcano erupts, don’t look up
All you can see is the ashes
So fill up my cup cause I want to be drunk
When they confiscate the federal stashes
Volcano erupts, don’t look up
All you can see is the ashes
So fill up my cup, I want to be drunk
When they confiscate the federal stashes

I ain’t nobody’s tool
Sometimes I’m used to cut a slice of the pie
We all want to be cool
We’re all out to get it what we want we can’t decide
I ain’t nobody’s tool
Sometimes I’m used to cut a slice of the pie
We all want to be cool
We’re all out to get it what we want we can’t decide

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GHOST MAN

There’s a man who used to live up on the top floor
It’s obvious he never found what he was looking for
And he appeared to me one night when I came walking through that door
I looked around and he’s not there anymore
He’s here (yeah), then he disappeared
Saw the ghost of a man and his voice I did hear
He told me to be quiet, it was crystal clear
I looked around, and it filled me full of fear

Then I ran all the way to my room
Like an embryo inside the womb
Stuck my head under the covers like a loon
Soon my head was light like a balloon, yeah
I said I ran all the way to my room
Like an embryo inside the womb
Stuck my head under the covers like a loon
Soon my head was light like a balloon

This man he had a problem with excess noise after dark
He put his finger to his lips and the sound was sharp (shhhh!)
The apparition bluntly remarked
Soon the hair stood straight up off my arms
I felt so strange, slightly deranged
Saw the ghost of a man that killed himself
With a bullet at close range
But in the afterlife, he still complained
Bout the noise in the hall, he never changed
Looking back I wish I could remember his name

Then I ran all the way to my room
Like an embryo inside the womb
Stuck my head under the covers like a loon
Soon my head was light like a balloon, yeah!
I said I ran all the way to my room
Like an embryo inside the womb
Stuck my head under the covers like a loon
Soon my head was light like a balloon

I saw the ghost of a man
I was in a foreign land
Straight to my bed I ran
Look up at the ceiling fan
When my friends saw my face
Sweat dripping like I just won the race
This memory I can’t erase

(ONE! TWO!)

I said he’s here (yeah), then he disappeared
I said he’s here (yeah), then he disappeared
I said he’s here (yeah), then he disappeared
I said he’s here…

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KILO

Tonight we’re gonna sing with the power of a thousand tongues
Tonight we’re gonna blast with the power of a thousand guns
Tonight we’re gonna shine with the power of a thousand suns
Because tonight we’re singing these songs, busting these rhymes
Singing these words to everyone

Oh why would I deceive you
Never ever try to mislead you
You’ve got to have eyes in the back of your head
Next man he might try to cheat you

Tonight we’re gonna climb the ladder of a thousand rungs
Tonight we’re gonna take the breath of a thousand lungs
When you gonna see it doesn’t matter if we’re the only ones
Because tonight we’re singing these songs, busting these rhymes
Singing these words to everyone

Oh why would you deceive me
Don’t do it if you’re just trying to please me
The world is made up of so many opinions
The thought of this is never gonna leave me

Tonight we’re gonna sing with the power of a thousand tongues
Tonight we’re gonna blast with the power of a thousand guns
Tonight we’re gonna shine with the power of a thousand suns
Because tonight we’re singing these here songs to everyone

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UNFAMILIAR

I want to make it into something bigger than it is
I don’t mind, just don’t waste my time

I want to take it to the top and throw it over the ridge
Let it fly into the light, goodbye

In time you realize it’s already been done
Sometimes you recognize some places or someone
Just don’t waste my time

Well it’s not who you thought it was
Unfamiliar
But you’ve got what you’ve got
It leaves me bewildered
With every turn of your gears
Years and years go by
We dare ask why

In time you realize it’s already been done
Sometimes you recognize some places or someone
Just don’t waste my time

I want to make it into something big but what is this
Unfamiliar
But you’ve got what you’ve got
Leaves them bewildered
And I don’t care if this is
Unfamiliar
Just don’t waste my time

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LITTLE SHIP

My little ship
Lost at sea
The water heaves
And swallows me
One broken mast
The air rushing in
It follows me

When does it run dry
And the friction multiplies
Some day I’ll be the captain
Some day I’ll be the captain

Tell me that
It’s not real
Please won’t you clarify
It might be better off
If I was lost
I might be better off

When does it run dry
And the friction multiplies
Some day I’ll be the captain
Some day I’ll be the captain

As I try to tack
Lost my direction
The wind was at my back
Now I face it
Locked in the lazerette
All my confidence

My little ship
Lost at sea
The water heaves
And swallows me
One broken mast
One broken mast

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REVERIE

Got these visions inside my head
Trying to sleep
Tossing turning all around in my bed
Wrestle with peace
Running with a hundred pounds of lead
Chained to my feet
Sinking deeper in a sea of dread
Facing defeat

Wake now
Having a reverie
Visceral dormancy
Wake now
Reveling heavily
Settling steadily
Wade out
Tied to the tide
Letting it rise
Fade out

There’s a factory inside my brain
Manufactures it all
Takes the things that really drive me insane
Rolls them into a ball
Then they soak the ball in gasoline
Wait until I fall
Asleep and waiting for the fatal flame
That makes the bomb go off

Wake now
Having a reverie
Visceral dormancy
Wake now
Reveling heavily
Settling steadily
Wade out
Tied to the tide
Letting it rise
Fade out
Break down, Lay down
Space out, Fade out

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CASTING OF THE CARES

With a love everlasting
You’re the last thing that I see before
Casting my cares in the fire
And it feels like a good thing
But it could bring me to my knees
So I pray we survive

The look in your eyes, so continuous
Let it get to us, I give you all my trust
I’ll be the rock upon the sand
All your crooked smiles, they’ve been good to me
And it’s good to be next to you, now you see
The way I crumble in your hands

Oh, no, those hard times
These hard crimes
Oh, no, we’re doing hard time
For these hard crimes

With a love everlasting
You’re the last thing that I see before
Casting my cares in the fire
And it feels like a good thing
But it could bring me to my knees
So I pray we survive

The last time we spoke, shared a smoke
I was sad, but I laughed at all of your jokes
And watched the night become the day
It was innocent, significant
Let it get to us, it makes no difference
There’s always something in the way

Oh, no, those hard times
These hard crimes
Oh, no, we’re doing hard time
For these hard crimes

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KEEPING IN TOUCH

Gentle precipitation
Tactile screams stimulation
Keeping in touch
Inside a deep vibration
Outside try to be patient
Saving the good stuff
It’s more a bold expression
Once more a golden lesson… it’s too much
Never a disappointment
Always feel like I’m joining sign me up

Moving right along in your arms
Proving me wrong every time
Do you belong to the wind?

Left hand behind your head and right hand embrace you as you moan
Deep breath I feel your legs wrapped around me tightly and hold
Slowly fading into the past
Brief encounter and it might be the last

Moving right along in your arms
Proving me wrong every time
Do you belong to the wind?

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LAY AWAKE

Lay awake
In a bed
All alone
Empty home

Just can’t smile
In my state
Reconcile
With my self again, again

Lay awake
In a van
All alone
Far from home

Lay awake
In a bed
All alone
Empty home

Just can’t smile
In my state
Reconcile
With myself again

Just can’t smile
In my state
Reconcile
With myself again, again, again, yeah

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ILLUMINATE

I see a castle’s built in your imagination
You’ve won many battles fought inside yourself
Why would you ever try to sever what’s there
And get right into, another situation
Don’t be cold, or afraid of what’s there
Yeah, you’ve got heads to turn
And dazzle many people
Will you be right when you are done?

Don’t you let me
Don’t you let me

We traveled silently, beneath the Forsyth canopy
I’ve seen narrow misses been outside myself
When will I think of something clever to share?
The need to have a better situation
It’s time you see that it is not fair
Well now my sight is blurred
Illuminate the morning
Will I be right when I am done?

Don’t you let me
Don’t you let me

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HERE IN FRONT OF ME

Sun shines down on the mountain side
Lonely cloud that blocks the light
Shadow cast on the face of the range
In the shape of a burning flame

If there’s a sign please let me know
It’s got me feeling uncomfortable
Coincidence is a terrible thing
When it’s actually happening
Ah… is it actually happening
Ah… right here in front of me

Never seen something like this before
Eyes surprised I look for more
There’s no still frame this is life
No film left behind these eyes
Edging closer towards the place I know
Fog on the panes of the cold window
Footprints fade in the falling snow
If it’s a sign just let me know

If it’s a sign please let me know
It’s got me feeling uncomfortable
Coincidence is a terrible thing
When it’s actually happening
Ah… is it actually happening
Ah… right here in front of me

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49th

Oh 49th, I’m coming back to you
The rest proved to be too much, it’s true
You’re everything I’ve ever known
The sweetest place to call my own
Jones holds the secrets, though there’s some that I don’t know
I can’t tell like Isabel, in the heat the summer swells
Congress won’t adjourn ’till 3 am
Block the driveway with the car
Bonfire in a shopping cart
Police are not too far

Now is the time
Man, I feel alright
Because I know it’s not too late
I hope it’s not too late

On 49th a lady slept
In Carolina the day she left
They’ve since painted that door red
Packed up and found a new place instead
Live your life and make it last
My boy told me ‘fore he crashed
Brushed it off, almost passed
Bought a car next week in cash
Headed to the south side
With a blue sky I decide
Nowhere better, time provides
Memories that stay alive
With a victory there’s history
And I’m pacin’ down unpaved streets
The sweet, the warm, the mystery
This bourbon’s playing with my patience

Now is the time
And man I feel alright
Because I know it’s not too late
I hope it’s not too late

Now is the time
And man I feel alright
Because I know it’s not too late
I hope it’s not too late

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CAROUSER

You’re lucky man you got away
Barely got away
Don’t remember what I said
Lying through your teeth
Threw your phone against the wall
That’s why I missed your call
So how much did you spend?
Enough to see the end

It’s my guess, I’ll say yes
It’s your turn, so call it
How clear is your conscious?
Con man in a convent

You’re lucky man you got away
Barely got away
Slept outside in a vacant boat
No one has to know
Rolled downhill shirtless in the snow
Found your glasses in the spring
So how much did you spend?
Enough to see the end

It’s my guess, I’ll say yes
It’s your turn, so call it
How clear is your conscious?
Con man in a convent

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QUEEN OF SPADES

Salty as the tears
Tired as the driver veers
Bounding through the dark

White lines divide
Pain that lies await inside
My head’s a spinning carousel

Well it’s fit for the one
Owner of these memories
The one and only Queen of Spades
As the lights slowly fade
Owner of these memories

Shadows slide across the rows
Then again the vessel slows
A phantom slips into the road
White gown and black hair
Screaming aloud between a dream

Well it’s fit for the one
Owner of these memories
The one and only Queen of Spades
As the lights slowly fade
Owner of these memories

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YOU’RE HERE

It’s a win for the curious
Stand in awe of all the things you saw
Stick my head out of the window and shout it out
Snatched out from underneath your hat
Here’s the fears of the serious
Stand in doubt of all the things you hear
Closing up all the windows and shut it out
Figured out we forgot what it’s all about

Yeahhhh
You’re here
I’m gone
Ohhhh
Yeahhhh
You’re here
I’m gone

Uncertain and perilous
Take a drink for the times that she didn’t blink
Go ahead, it’s all for you, let it in
We’ll begin at the end, backtrack again
Here’s a chair for the pair of us
Sit us down and tell it all again
Go ahead, it’s all for you, hold it in
We’ll pretend it’s now instead of then

Yeahhhh
You’re here
I’m gone
Ohhhh
Yeahhhh
You’re here
I’m gone

Yeahhhh
You’re here
I’m gone
Ohhhh
Yeahhhh
You’re here
I’m gone

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THE KING

Before he was king, he was a TV repair man
Fixing radios with a knife and a beer can
Started playing with the circuitry
Making music with a box fan
Now he’s building his collection
Setting up on the hot sand

Let the record start playin’
Anybody wanna hear that sound
Verberate and delayin’
Everyone loves the sound that he found
When the king’s at the table
There’s nothing he’s unable to do
Like a baby in a cradle
I’ll rock so steady for you

People became jealous of the king
Tried to incapacitate, discontinue his reign
Things changed when they found he was indestructible
Head full of ideas that the rest would never know
With the dawning of a new age, on a new page
Is where he found the new thing
Synthesized and coming from the soul
Something truly and unmistakeably original

Let the record start playin’
Anybody wanna hear that sound
Verberate and delayin’
Everyone loves the sound that he found
When the king’s at the table
There’s nothing he’s unable to do
Like a baby in a cradle
I’ll rock so steady for you

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LEAVE THE LIGHTS ON

Bring it to the table
All your able to bring
Forever stable
Don’t you change a thing
Remove the label
Let it shout, let it sing
Though it may be painful
It’s not going anywhere
Might as well lock, face of the clock
Time is a block in my building
Shake off the dust, scrape of the rust
And help all of us sing
Words of this song, sing em all night long
Without ever stopping
Leave all the lights on
This is a fight song
Forever rolling and rocking

Rolling and rocking
Rolling and rocking

Do yourself a favor
Take pride in what you got
Thirty hours of labor
In a week it’s fine, in a day it’s not
Appreciate the flavor
That you inherit from the top
Takes time to savor
The taste before it stops

It comes from within
When you begin
Not when you finish the race
Something you make
Not a mistake
Something you cannot erase
Carry it through
It stays with you
Until you procreate
You give it to them
Starts from the stem
Forever rolling and rocking

Rolling and rocking
Rolling and rocking

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PRELECTRICITY

Before the invention of the electric light
Stars were visible to everyone on every night
Without prevention, whether it’s wrong or right
They disappeared in the night sky when the lights got bright

No longer sheltered by the vast night sky, bejeweled by the glow
Catches the eye, but sheltered in the halogen dome
Hard to see them from our homes replaced by plastic replicas
Held in place by sticky foam, yeah-I
Now we have to go so far away
From civilization, today I say
To see the stars that we forgot
And just to find the cause of all this
Ideology that we no longer need

And I don’t believe it ’til I see it
I don’t believe it, don’t believe it, don’t believe it
‘Til I see it

Calendar we follow rotation of the moon
Overlooked and often swallowed
Fed to us by silver spoons
The tide in all it’s grace and might
Affected by the moon at night
The story of magnetic love
Lost in space too tired to fight
Against the ever growing rift
Between the stars, the gift
Reason with ourselves a bit
Shut out concepts
To uplift a false idolotry
A common currency
Plastic replicas of the sky indeed

And I don’t believe it ’til I see it
I don’t believe it, don’t believe it, don’t believe it
‘Til I see it

So far away
So far away
So far away …ay-ay-ay-ay-ay
So far away

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START FROM SCRATCH

Like black holes in space, things so easily erased
Only time will tell, what’s left on the face
Of the world were living in, and the love were giving
I’m so easily amazed, that the globe keeps spinning

And now were faced, with time in a penitentiary
Slow the pace, ’cause were gonna get there eventually
To that dying day, when the only words we can say
Shoulda coulda woulda, but we didn’t so we fade away

Like black clouds in the sky, warning you and I
That the rains gonna come, and the mud’s gonna slide
And the homes in it’s path, piles of wood and broken glass
And when it’s all over, start from scratch

And now were faced, with time in a penitentiary
Slow the pace, ’cause were gonna get there eventually
To that dying day, Wwen the only words we can say
Shoulda coulda woulda, but we didn’t so we fade away

Like black holes in space…
Start from scratch

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DIMMING SKY

I wanna jump on a train
Take me out of the same old thing
I wanna feel no pain
Take me south further down, take me south further down
I wanna jump in a lake
Take me out to an old blue spring
I wanna swim in a cave
Let the water cool me down, let the water cool me down

All the fish go swimming by, they say goodnight
And I wish the dimming sky would stay so bright

I wanna hop on a plane
To any place with a tire swing
I wanna home on the range
Just to keep me on the ground, just to keep me on the ground
I wanna drive in the rain
Or in the sun it’s all the same
I wanna step on the brakes
Hope to let it slow me down, hope to let it slow me down

While the trucks go speeding past, I’m going all but fast
Don’t have a million bucks for gas, so I make it last
All the clouds go floating by… big, round, and white
And I wish the dimming sky would stay so bright

I wanna walk to the store
Buy me something that I can’t afford
Make a bed on the floor
With the blankets that I found, with the blankets that I found
I’ll awake in the street
Reminiscing on a hazy dream
Wonder if I’m asleep
Let the water wake me up, let the water wake me up

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MISS YOU

I come from a place with tall trees
White picket fence
River brown like coffee
All my friends are there
Some of them aware
Some that really don’t care
But it’s the place that I call home
So I go alone
To see how it is grown
And nothing can compare
To hearing all the good news
Gotta love the good news
Even when it’s unfair

I hope you know that I miss you
I hope you know that I’m comin’ back
I hope you know that I miss you
I hope you know that I’m comin’ baaack

I come from a place with corn fields
I remember when I got my first four wheels
And I ride, middle of the night
Convertible with no lights
Nothing but the moon light to guide the way
Then I heard ’em say
Bit of a delay
Wound up in a ditch at the break of day
You passed me by
I knew exactly why, we had a good night

I hope you know that I miss you
I hope you know that I’m comin’ back
I hope you know that I miss you
I hope you know that I’m comin back

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KISS MY HEAD

And she said, “only kiss my head
When it feels like it feels right now in bed
Because a girl can only take so much of a good thing
Before it starts to lose effect”

The temperature is so high
Can you feel it sweltering?
Put you’re hand on my heart
Can you feel it melt away?
It feels so good to be
Something you appreciate
At times, it almost feels like I’m about to levitate
And when we’re staring at each other I’m the first to blink
It’s overwhelming to the point I don’t know what to think
And now I’m looking at you finally we can embrace
I got a mind to wrap my arms around you, kiss your face

And she said, “only kiss my head
When it feels like it feels right now in bed
Because a girl can only take so much of a good thing
Before it starts to lose effect”

After the sun comes up
Is when we fall asleep, yeah
It’s now a memory
That we both get to keep, yeah
Until the next time
Whenever the next time will be
I see the future and I see you standing next to me

Ohhh
Ohhh
Ohhh

And she said, “only kiss my head
When it feels like it feels right now in bed
Because a girl can only take so much of a good thing
Before it starts to lose effect”

And she said, “only kiss my head
When it feels like it feels right now in bed
Because a girl can only take so much of a good thing
Before it starts to lose effect”

…Before it starts to lose effect

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HARD TO BELIEVE

This apartment we’ve been renting from the universe
Has seen its tenants come and go
The first inhabitants of this old place had it the worst
Bombarded from above and below

When everything was made of stone
The first life form all alone
Can’t breathe this atmosphere
Hard to believe that it happened here

Next residents set a precedent
And the garden starts to grow
Sophisticated reptiles start to spread across the floor
Soon there was greenery, enough for a dinosaur
So they stuck around until there was no more
And when the lease was up and the walls came crashing down
All around there was no way
To see the sun peek through the clouds
But after all was said and done, it never stopped
Somehow life found it’s way back up to the top

When everything had been destroyed
Nothing left to fill the void
Can’t breathe this atmosphere
Hard to believe that it happened here

Now everything started over again
And it’s like we just moved in
Nobody knows when the lease will end
So we better keep paying the rent

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LORELIE

Inoculate yourself it’ll help with the sickness
Do what you can to populate the antidote
Find shelter don’t forget to breathe
Welcome to our village in the tops of the trees
We lack wealth so we need your business
Do what you can to propagate the lottery
Get a job and pay your rent
Try to feed your babies with the money that’s left

When the moon is out and the camp is cold
Keep the fire burning until the morning
When the lights are low keep your eyes
On the shadows of the floor of the forest below
When the moon is out and the camp is cold
Keep the fire burning until the morning
When the lights are low keep your eyes
On the shadows of the floor of the forest below

Fortify everything around you
Or be mortified when they surround you
And the only protection you have
Is the only protection they know how to penetrate
Lorelie a siren who guides men inside
Of the snare that she lies at the bottom of the ocean
Don’t be deceived by the way she looks
Sirens of the sea associate with crooks

When the moon is out and the camp is cold
Keep the fire burning until the morning
When the lights are low keep your eyes
On the shadows of the floor of the forest below
When the moon is out and the camp is cold
Keep the fire burning until the morning
When the lights are low keep your eyes
On the shadows of the floor of the forest below

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TRAIN WRECK

Oooooo la la la la la la la la
Oooooo la la la la la la la la
Oooooo la la la la la la la la
Oooooo la la la la la la la la

I was on the way to see you again
I was away to see you my friend
Time is on hold, life’s a ghost
Reeling it in, like the coast

If you could find time
Look inside see if you see what I saw
Maybe it all was a dream
Talking all the time tellin’ me that you got plans
but you got plans with me, oh
Talking all the time tellin’ me that you got plans
but you got plans with me, no
And I see, what I see to be true, what I think is you

Because you seem like angel, and you lie like one too
You can say that you’re sorry, but I’m afraid that won’t do

Stop and take a break from the mirror
Cause if it should break, 7 years of bad luck
Oh what did you expect, a train wreck?

Because you seem like an angel, and you lie like one too
You can say that you’re sorry, but I’m afraid that won’t do
Because you seem like an angel, and you lie like one too
You can say that you’re sorry, but I’m afraid that won’t do

Oooooo la la la la la la la la
Oooooo la la la la la la la la
Oooooo la la la la la la la la
Oooooo la la la la la la la la

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RUBBER BANDS

All stretched out like rubber bands
We didn’t understand how flexible you have to be
We spin around like the blades on a fan boat
Everglade candles burning for eternity
It might be in the way you say hello
We practice self control
Even when we just want to let it go
It’s getting harder to be conscious of
The task at in my glove, fits tighter everyday around my hand
Ooooooooooooo

Don’t grow up like peter pan in never never land
There’s always something that you didn’t plan
And I’ll grow up like a wicked man
If you would lick the pan, you should be ready for the consequence
We’re all stretched like rubber bands
We didn’t understand how very flexible you have to be
Spin around like the blades on a fan boat
Everglade candles burning for eternity
Ooooooooooooo

And when the moon gets bigger in the night sky
Use telescopes to figure the reason why
We feel alone in the universe
Phone home, but we hear no words
Coming through the receiver
There’s not enough leavers
Plenty takers, non believers
But it’s a lot more bearable
Yes it’s a lot more bearable

All stretched out like rubber bands
We didn’t understand how flexible you have to be
Spin around like the blades on a fan boat
Everglade candles burning for eternity
It might be in the way you say hello
We practice self control
Even when we just want to let it go
It’s getting harder to be conscious of
The task at in my glove, gets tighter everyday around my hand

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WINTER WREN

A nocturnal sea, sturdy serene
Drums dream of hammers, nailing clutter and clamor
Fell asleep again while I was watching you fall asleep
Woke to the winter wren it’s callin’ for me, callin’ for me

When I say I’m leavin’
Don’t look away
When it starts to sink in
Don’t look away

A striped silver seed, grey and marine
Hearts beat harder, deeper in the water
I’ll be anonymous for all of us to drip in between
We’ll fall as rain again and roll over me, roll over me

When I say I’m leavin’
Don’t look away
When the dark creeps in
Don’t look away

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SHAPES AND COLORS

Shapes and colors, father mother on this fantasy
And I’m chasin’ yes I race into a hazy dream
I lived so long ago inside just like a time machine
And in the future you will use your magic hyper beam

We fall apart and get put back together
Our heads go floating past
We’ll make this start for the
And to forever
If they don’t make it back

It’s something underrated
Treated like a chore
Often been debated
Too many times before

Too many times becomes intoxicating
I think I’ll go to sleep
Drink ’til the morning comes
Wake when the day’s begun
I pray my soul to keep

It’s something underrated
Treated like a chore
Often been debated

Shapes and colors, father mother on this fantasy
And I’m chasin’ yes I race into a hazy dream
I lived so long ago inside just like a time machine
And in the future you will use your magic hyper beam

It’s something underrated
Treated like a chore
Often been debated
Too many times before

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LA FUENTA

We looked all over
Searched high and low
We never found it
Location unknown

Sent all our best men
Wind in our sails
To recover the secret
But all of us failed
Came home with nothing
Tension in the air
As if we saw something

Ice, wind, fire, rain
The hurricane
And the queen of Spain
Wants to remain
Forever young
So hold your tongue
Until the day we become

Eternally beautiful, internally you’ll be old
Even if we never find it never let it go

Even if we never find it
Even if we never make it back
This is my assignment
Won’t give up even if I’m attacked
Take away the sword and the armor
All I need is my eyes and my feet
Before we left I was nothing but a farmer
Before we left I was nothing but a thief

Ice, wind, fire, rain
The hurricane
And the queen of Spain
Wants to remain
Forever young
So hold your tongue
Until the day we become

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EPIPHANY

In a way, I feel like a cloud passing over a mountain
I’m about to leave all my worries behind
On top of this mountain, mountain

I lay my head into the snow
Watching the mountain stream flow

Cuts through the rock like a diamond
Gravity pulls down the work of a cloud
Unwinding days of preparation
Raise a generation to understand
Fate that lies ahead
For a cloud with a peak in its path
You can never look back
Once it’s all gone
And say so long
To all that’s lost
What’s lost

I lay my mind on the line
Like the worker in the dead of night

Push my conscience to the edge
Of the table if I’m able to suggest
Let me hold the cable and work my way back down
From this place I can see the town below
I wonder if anybody knows that it’s about to snow
The whole night through

In a way, I feel like a cloud passing over a mountain
I’m about to leave all my worries behind
On top of this mountain, mountain

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EARTHQUAKE

I feel like something is wrong, I haven’t been myself
I stare into outer space, I talk to no one else
I don’t like when I am alone with all this loneliness
I really need you right now

I really need you in my life right now
If only you could be right here
Passing all this time without
Someone that I love so dear

Reach across and take my hand
And make me understand why
All this land between us could not withstand the
Earthquake that’s inside me
Earthquake that’s inside you
Someday we’ll be closer

I feel like something is wrong, gotta get ahold of it
Are we just moving along the older that we get
I feel I’m staring to the distance, it’s a black abyss
I really need you right now

I really need you in my life right now
If only you could be right here
Passing all this time without
Someone that I love so dear

Just reach across and touch my face
Tell me am I really real
Am I opaque?
How transparent do you feel that

Earthquake that’s inside me
Earthquake that’s inside you
Someday we’ll be closer

Earthquake that’s inside me
Earthquake that’s inside you
Someday we’ll be closer

Earthquake that’s inside me
Earthquake that’s inside you
Someday we’ll be closer

Someday we’ll be closer (X4)
Someday we’ll be closer (X4)

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RIGHT THING

Oh, when evil comes knocking at my door, I’ll do the right thing
Oh, when people try to ask me what it’s for, I’ll say it’s my thing
It don’t have to be yours, unless of course you really like it
It’s a natural force that makes me really excited to tell you once again, yeah

Evil comes knocking at my door, I’ll do the right thing
Oh, when people try to ask me what it’s for, I’ll say it’s my thing
There’s enough confusion that will make you say the wrong thing
People disillusioned by the words of the songs they sing

It don’t have to be serious to be positive
In this life, I know we’ve got a lot to give

So I give it somebody I know
Who could use a little more than a hollow hello
And a pat on the back just doesn’t help the fact
That you’ve already lost everything you know

And you’re wondering
And you’re pondering
And you’re wondering
And you’re pondering

Oh, when evil comes knocking at my door, I’ll do the right thing
Oh, when people try to ask me what it’s for, I’ll say it’s my thing
There’s enough confusion that will make you say the wrong thing
People disillusioned by the words of the songs they sing

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SOUVENIR

We’re making deals just to occupy
Space above you like an octopi
Make you wish you never wonder why
Make you wish you had an alibi
But every time you see us you’re alone
We wish to analyze your every bone
A souvenir for the ones at home
We’re visitors from a place unknown

As long as it takes, we’ve come to control you
Don’t make a mistake and turn down the volume
That’s all I will say, we won’t try to mold you
It’s all just a game

Government is something we designed
To make you all just want to fall in line
Now we take ya further back in time
Your memories we erase them all

As far as we’ve come, we want compensation
Don’t make a mistake, try easing the tension
That’s all we can say, we won’t even mention
It’s all just a game

The president knows about us
Really how could anybody doubt us
Visitors from a place unknown
A souvenir for the ones at home

The president knows about us
Really how could anybody doubt us
Visitors from a place unknown
A souvenir for the ones at home

Souvenir for the ones at home (x4)

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GO

Workin’ hard every day just to make enough
To fill the gas tank it’ll make you tough
Go straight to the bank never interrupt
The routine of the day need a pick me up
Searching hard every day for the major stuff
It’s a wonder that we never got a razor cut
From the edges that we push that are dangerous
It seems like less of it is strange to us

Workin’ hard every night for the right to be
The kind of thing that everybody likes to see
Got a vision, but I don’t have quite the reach
Need to tap into the network of the quiet trees
I’m alone, but all around me is togetherness
The more we understand, the more we believe in less
We’re relieving stress
And not beating chests
Never needing rest

We just want to have a good time
If we only could try
And recall the last time
Everybody should find
Memories of good times
If we only could try
And recall the last time
Everybody go

Workin’ hard every day just to beat the rush
Lift finger by finger to open the clutch
Reassemble dreams that were crushed
Sometimes it feels like it’s all too much
Maybe if the weight was lifted
Freedom would finally be gifted
Be still, now try to help me listen
There’s something vital that we’re missing

We just want to have a good time
If we only could try
And recall the last time
Everybody should find
Memories of good times
If we only could try
And recall what stood right in the way of
We just want to have a good time
If we only could try
And recall the last time
Everybody should find
Memories of good times
If we only could try
And recall the last time
Everybody go

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PHONY IMPOSTER

I traded my heart out
Broke down and bartered
For a new kind of cop out
A phony imposter
Who’s fooled me before
But I think I’ve caught on to him now
…to him now
…to him now
…to him now

I traded my heart out
Choked down and swapped out
With a new kind of conscious
A phony imposter
Who’s left me behind
But I think I caught up to him now
…to him now
…to him now
…to him now

I know you’re gonna run into me
So when you do I’ll tell you how it’s gonna to be
I know you’ve been thinking you were me
So now this time I’m gonna bring you to your knees

I know you’re gonna run into me
So when you do I’ll tell you how it’s gonna to be
I know you’ve been thinking you were me
So now this time I have to bring you to your knees

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ALL IN OUR MINDS

I don’t wanna work for the sake of bringing home a check
There’s gotta be a lot more to it
I don’t wanna play for the sake of gaining your respect
I just wanna play my music

Anyone who tries to take
My given rights away
Can’t see the light of day
Only seeking darkness
When life is hardest
Got to be an easier way

I don’t wanna talk for the sake of hearing myself
I wanna be a positive influence
I don’t wanna walk for the sake of retracing my steps
The future is the gate, and I walk right through it

Anyone who tries to be
A compromise to me
Must not have eyes to see
I don’t like confrontation
Only concentration
Finding my harmony

Anyone who tries to say
There is a price to pay
To keep death at bay
Only want to profit
from the illusion
That you are never safe

It’s all in our minds
Planted over time
Grew into a vine
That became intertwined
With everything we say
It happens every day
It can be seen in the way
We communicate (x2)

It’s all in due time, it’s all in due season
Regardless of rhyme, regardless of reason

I don’t wanna work for the sake of bringing home a check
There’s gotta be a lot more to it
I don’t wanna play for the sake of gaining your respect
I just wanna play my music

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SAME OLD STORY

Was never yours, so why’d you have to take it?
To the point where you’re robbing me blind
It’s just material, security blanket but,
You ripped me off and then you left it behind
I took action, spontaneous reaction
Tried to track when the package would arrive
But the evil in your heart, made it hard to relax when
You came home to find us waiting inside

Living out your life of crime
Same old story every time

And once again you came into existence
With no regard for the pain that you inflicted
You took a swing at the only thing
That brings a smile on my face
And makes me optimistic
You can’t replace all the things you erased
Before it seemed so unrealistic
But now I know its just part of the game
Not everyone can resist being sadistic

Living out your life of crime
Same old story every time
Giving over to the dark side
You can’t take it when you die

Living out your life of crime
Same old story every time

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STEAM RISES

Decorate our predators
Annihilate the competitors
So much hate for the creditors

We all laugh at the underdog
We’re all plastered in coverall
To cover up the incurable

We all look for the quickest way
Take cover from the ricochet
It’s the living dead giveaway

Steam rises
From the seem of the horizon

Take shots at the bull’s eye
At a hot caravanserai
This is not what we had in mind

But the price is sensible
Not too reprehensible
If you calculate the principle

Insane if you think about it
No way to get around it
A lot of points that should’ve counted

Steam rises
From the seem of the horizon
Like a beam, a bolt of lightning
Such a scream of pure excitement
Steam rises
From the seem of the horizon
Like a beam, a bolt of lightning
Such a scream of pure excitement

Steam rises

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INVISIBLE

So precise the device
Out of mind out of sight
It’s the ghost of a light
That will shine in your eye
When the past doesn’t last
You can never go back
Just keep wandering

You feel invincible
You’re not invincible
You feel invisible
You’re not invisible
Why can’t I see you?

So concise the advice
It’s a wrong not a right
It’s a slice of the pie
That you cut with a knife
When the road doesn’t go
You can always go back
Just keep wandering

You feel invincible
You’re not invincible
You feel invisible
You’re not invisible

Why can’t I see you?

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STOWAWAY

Started having dreams again
Had all that I can take, now I’m back at the end
Been seeing summer sweet again
Been tracing lines all the way to where they began

I’ve noticed
I think you know this
We got a stowaway
Way past, past its stay

Started splittin’ at my seams again
One half ran away but I’m back on the mend
Started hidin’ keys again
It’s been locked up inside and it’s wringing its hands

I’ve noticed I drove us, but I’m not awake
Can almost reach the brakes
But I closed it, holy ghost it
I think I’ll paint it gray
Float, float away

Float away, we’ll float away
Float away, we’ll float away

Float away, we’ll float away
Float away, we’ll float away
(X2)

So I say it loud
So I say it loud
So I say it loud
(X4)

Float away, we’ll float away
Float away, we’ll float away

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BLACK DOG

I had a dream that I woke up
Behind the wheel of pickup truck
A black dog in the road
I swerve to miss him and the wheel got stuck
I came back to reality
To find my mortality
Still staring me straight in the eye
It was looking straight down at me

Not even a year went by
The evening I came to find
A black dog on river street
On his chest was a little white stripe
I took him back to my hideaway
Across the alley from the library
I told him everything will be okay
I told him everything will be alright

And when I look at your face
I could see my reflection
You could never fall from grace
You taught me so many lessons
And when he’d see me crying
Lick the tears from my face
Always a best friend of mine and
There always will be a trace

Loved the feel of the kick drum
Used to fall asleep right next to it
A black dog with a kind soul
Had a bone, but he never would chew it
Like the white cadejo
He’d protect if anyone stepped to ya
Throw a ball and he took off running
Never bring that ball back to you

A lifetime now a memory
The incarnation of a reverie brooding
Never will be dead to me
Wouldn’t believe you if showed me proof
I dig down in my treasury
Part of me like a wisdom tooth
Pull it out and the pain rushes in
I never thought that it would come this soon

And when I look at your face
I could see my reflection
You could never fall from grace
You taught me so many lessons
And when you see me crying
Lick the tears from my face
Always a best friend of mine and
There will always be a trace (x2)

I miss you so badly
Wish you were around
We’d walk through the alley
And follow the sound
Of the sun going down

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NIGHT COMES EASY

The energy among us has become super humongous
And the entity that strung us is about to come and strum us
It requires something from us and we all must make a promise
We desire nothing, but we hope to someday overcome it

The choir will be singing
While the bells will be ringing
Yellow jackets keep stinging
While the vines will be swinging
In the night time bringing us a reason to be drinking
It’s a nice time for everybody to do some thinking

And the night comes easy
To everything on this side of the wall
But on the outside creeping
There is a plan for these walls to fall

The passion of the people has become super cerebral
While the information’s feeble and it’s fatal like a needle
If you buy into the circle, it could soon become illegal
If you’re watching the commercial, you could end up in the sequel

The choir will be singing
While the bells will be ringing
Yellow jacket keep stinging
While the vines will be swinging
In the night time bringing us a reason to be drinking
It’s a nice time for everybody to do some thinking

And the night comes easy
To everything on this side of the wall
But on the outside creeping
There is a plan for these walls to fall (X2)

There is a plan for these walls to fall…

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MAN OF WISHES

Please understand this is a message to a man of wishes
You can be sure that your wishes won’t be granted
If you think you can truly take advantage
Of the community in which you’ve planted
Your malevolent roots of disenchantment

It occurred to me, he could have been deceived
By the things his heroes believe
Could it be all the movies and the TV shows
Mixed with a desire to be bigger than those
Who would make you feel small, would you risk it all?
To be famous in bad way, tragic in a sad way
The upper hand is coming down on you
Oh man of many wishes what are you gonna do?

You can be sure that your wishes won’t be granted
If you think you can truly take advantage
Of the community in which you’ve planted
Your malevolent roots of disenchantment

It occurred to me, he could have been misguided
Probably took some time to decide it
Next thing he knew, oh how it grew
Something was wrong did not know what to do
Did not know how to feel
Did not know what is real
Time was ticking like a rolling wheel
As he approached the finish line
Time to think it over just one more time

You can be sure that your wishes won’t be granted

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WHEELS OF STEEL

When your head is achin’
And the pain is real
I’ll be there in the getaway
Right behind the wheel
When you’re tired of makin
And the rain is real
I’ll be there in the getaway
On the wheels of steel

Tell me what you want
Tell me what you need inside
Tell me what you’re after
Cause I want to be the one
Really want to see inside
Wanna hear the laughter
Tell me if you want it too
What I want with you
Something unconditional
I know it’s hard to find
But you read my mind

You read my mind so many times
I took your heart and made it mine, all mine

Give me everything
Like the way it rings
So bright now
I want you to bring
Every little thing
Oh right now
Baby if you want to be fair
Don’t stay over there to long
Baby just know that I care
And the rest is the best love song

You read my mind so many times
I took your heart and made it mine, all mine

When your head is achin’
And the pain is real
I’ll be there in the getaway
Right behind the wheel
When you’re tired of makin
And the rain is real
I’ll be there in the getaway
On the wheels of steel

Ohhhh… (x8)

Show me what ya mean
Wanna see if we could make it
To the end is extreme
But a man can dream don’t fake it
Tell me if you want it too
What I want with you
Something unconditional
I know it’s hard to find
But you read my mind

You read my mind so many times
I took your heart and made it mine, all mine
You read my mind so many times
I took your heart and made it mine, all mine

When your head is achin’
And the pain is real
I’ll be there in the getaway
Right behind the wheel
When you’re tired of makin
And the rain is real
I’ll be there in the getaway
On the wheels of steel

Ohhhh…
…on the wheels or steel (x8)

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FINDING ME

You did nothing short of finding me
And reminding me who we are
Sometimes life’s a game of hide and seek
As far as I can see it so far

Out of the darkness comes the light
And you appear in my sight
There is a plan we’ve yet to make
Don’t hesitate, don’t make a mistake

You did nothing short of finding me
And reminding me who we are
Sometimes life’s a game of hide and seek
As far as I can see it so far

Under the cover of a tapestry
Just like the colors in a magazine
There is a plan we’ve already made
It’s not too hard to say how long I’ll wait

You did nothing short of finding me
And reminding me who we are
Sometimes life’s a game of hide and seek
As far as I can see it so far

Anything you say I’ll do it right away
I’ll make it much easier
Anything you want just tell me what you want
Cause I know that I can please ya

You did nothing short of finding me
And reminding me who we are
Sometimes life’s a game of hide and seek
As far as I can see it so far

You did nothing short of finding me
And reminding me who we are
Sometimes life’s a game of hide and seek
As far as I can see it so far

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OUT OF SIGHT

When the red light is blinking
And the stars are in the sky
Something saturated sinking
Beneath the surface of your eye
It’s quite alarming and it’s frightening
Your voice it makes me feel at ease
The atmosphere is so inviting
Would you come and join me if you please

I’m not goin’ to sleep tonight
Make everything out of sight
I’m not goin’ to sleep tonight
Make everything out of sight

When the factory is open
The sun will see the other side
A sullen mystery approaching
To take us all for a ride
It’s opportunity that’s wasted
On the immediate response
It’s our community that’s pasted
Together you and me, we could be the ones

I’m not goin’ to sleep tonight
Make everything out of sight
I’m not goin’ to sleep tonight
Make everything out of sight

ahhh ahhh ahh ahhhh….(x8)

When the lock is finally broken
And the truth can be revealed
So many foxes will be choking
On the words they’ve concealed
From the eyes of the falcon
You can see the world below
In an attempt to see the outcome
Of a jungle that’s left alone to grow

I’m not goin’ to sleep tonight
Make everything out of sight (x4)

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BOBBER

Pull me under like a bobber
You’re waitin’ underwater
I’m hooked, I’m a nightcrawler
Come ‘n get me
Build me up just like a fire
I’m waitin’, you’re the lighter
I’m tickin’, I’m a timer
Come ‘n get me, come ‘n get me

(Chorus)
Oh-oh
Oh-oh
Ohhhh
Oh-oh
Oh-oh
Ohhhh
Oh-oh
Oh-oh
Ohhhh
Oh-oh

Cut me off like I’m a habit
You’re shakin’ need to have it
Got hooked, and you can’t stand it
Come ‘n get me

Fuck me over just for practice
I’m lookin through the entrance
I’m paint and you’re the canvas
Come ‘n get me, come ‘n get me

(Chorus)

Pull me under like a bobber
You’re waitin’ underwater
I’m hooked, I’m a nightcrawler
Come ‘n get me, come ‘n get me

(Chorus)

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GROWING UP

I need to clear my head of all of this
Take the gloves off and come to grips
There’s no question what the answer is
I just hope that I can answer it
When it comes time to take a stand
Will it be another poker hand
Set me up just to take the fall
Think it’s short but it’s way too tall

Growing up is overrated
The more I do the more I hate it
And I know you can’t debate it
Young and dumb forever

I need to take back all the things I said
When my voice was loud and face was red
Never meant to be insensitive
So come on and get back into bed
Riding waves of uncertainty
Catching burns in the third degree
This is what it is and always will
So come on I’ve got some space to fill

Growing up is overrated
The more I do the more I hate it
And I know you can’t debate it
young and dumb forever

Ohhh whoa ohhh ohh (x4)

Growing up is overrated
The more I do the more I hate it
And I know you can’t debate it
young and dumb forever

Growing up is overrated
The more I do the more I hate it
And I know you can’t debate it
young and dumb forever

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LONGSHOT

When I go to the lake house
Gonna row all the way out
Drop a stone all the way down
Got my hope under gray clouds

And I know it’s a longshot
But I don’t ever want to stop
Yes I know it’s a longshot
It’s the only one I got

When I go to the river bed
That’s where I will deliver it
So cold I’m shivering
But the freedom’s unlimited

And I know it’s a longshot
But I don’t ever want to stop
Yeah I know it’s a longshot
But it’s time to find out

If I can live without it
Maybe I could, but I strongly doubt it
There’s just something about it
So many thoughts my mind is crowded

If I can live without it
Maybe I could, but I strongly doubt it
There’s just something about it
So many thoughts my mind is clouded

Follow mostly at night
In a boat with the tide
Got the moon on my side
Take a moment to glide

And I know it’s a longshot
But I don’t ever want to stop
Yeah I know it’s a longshot
But it’s time to find out

If I can live without it
Maybe I could but I strongly doubt it
There’s just something about it
So many thoughts my mind is crowded

If I can live without it
Maybe I could but I strongly doubt it
There’s just something about it
So many thoughts my mind is clouded

And I know it’s a longshot
And I know that I’ll never stop
Yeah I know it’s a longshot
It’s the only one I got

And I know it’s a longshot
And I know that I’ll never stop
Yeah I know it’s a longshot
But it’s time to find out

It’s time to find out…

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DRIFTER

We could sail this ship together
Could you navigate through the night
Our dreams are more than ever before
Coming true in the broad day light

We could stop that train
If you wanna get off
We could hydroplane
Another way across
We could act insane
Never want to leave my baby

We could slowly drift forever
Could you paddle on through the night
Our needs are more than ever before
To be met with a sacrifice

We could dip down low
Do whatever you know
Bend over backward
Don’t know the exact word
We could blaze a trail
Climb to the top of the Bridal Veil
Physical reactor
Try’na take a hold of something, anything

We could sail this ship together
Could you navigate through the night?

Let down and lit up again
Tryin’ to take a hold of something, anything
Let down and lit up again
Tryin’ to take a hold of something, anything
Let down and lit up again
Tryin’ to take a hold of something, anything
Let down and lit up again

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BRIGHT

Stop
Stop and try to call you
Stop and think about all the reasons that I ought to
Reasons why not to
Two isn’t a number
Two’s another hunger keeping me from going under
Underneath a lie
Underneath the lights keep me up at night
Sky’s dark but your star is bright
I can see it from the hallway
Looking for you always
Giving me that second direction
Another step into infinity

And I wish that you were here with me
Yeah I wish that you were here with me
I wish that you were here to see
Thinking back on how it used to be

Before it was a blue lick
Before it was a pinprick toothpick
Before i ever met you in your basement
Wasn’t even brave yet
Hadn’t had a taste
Hadn’t even seen your face yet
But I can feel your eyes
I can feel your tide creeping up at night
Sky’s dark but your moon’s bright
Shining on me like it’s daylight
Been hiding in plain sight
I’m digging through all the wreckage
To find a message that you’re hearing me

And I wish that you were here with me
Yeah I wish that you were here with me
God, I wish that you were here to see
Thinking back on how it used to be

The sky is dark but your star is bright (x8)

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FIND MY WAY

They set it up think they know what you’re up to
Do whatever they can to disrupt you
In the ethical maze that we run through
Is the consequence that we come to
Civil liberty needs to be redefined
Now that everyone’s accounted for and undermined
It’s about the trace you leave behind

I’ll find my way, past your blockade
I’ll find my way, past your blockade

Lost in the wilderness
Of a cold protest that arose no less than
Half a mile from the rest of the pack
It’s no lookin’ back it’s under attack
It’s all I can remember now
All my friends have all backed out
Now it’s just a trace I leave behind

I’ll find my way, past your blockade
I’ll find my way, past your blockade

I’ll find my way, past your blockade
I’ll find my way, past your blockade

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RAPUNZEL

I’m on an island
Time is spent hiding
Compiling and writing
Thunder and lightning
Waves of enjoyment
Mixed with employment
Won’t miss my appointment
Here among the clouds

Don’t know how I will say it
Don’t know how to relay it
Feelin’ good in my new home
And the time has come to start all over
It’s a different perspective
One I want to respect
Feelin’ good in my new home
And the time has come to hit reset again

I’m in the jungle
My digs are humble
Thunder it rumbles
Awakens Rapunzel
Let down her blonde hair
Threw me a long stare
I’m happy to be here
We’re among the clouds

Don’t know how I will say it
Don’t know how to relay it
Feelin’ good in my new home
And the time has come to start all over
It’s a different perspective
One I want to respect
Feelin’ good in my new home
And the time has come to hit reset again

And I don’t know what happened to the rest of it
I don’t even care to know, just know
Whatever happens, happens to the rest of it
I will call wherever you call Home

Don’t know how I will say it
Don’t know how to relay it
Feelin’ good in my new home
And the time has come to start all over
It’s a different perspective
One I want to respect
Feelin’ good in my new home
And the time has come to hit reset again

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BLOW feat. Mr. Lif

Time’s catching up with gravity
And the device that we use to unravel it
It’ll be the price that we pay, it’ll be the last month’s rent
It’s the precise message and it’ll be the last one sent
To the satellite orbiting around the planet
Sent back down to the control unit
Take it to the Pentagon to investigate
Tell the people to evacuate quickly

We just blow
We just blow
We just blow
We just blow

Tick tick tock we go ’round the clock again
Tick tock we go ’round

Sine waves and algorithmic bass lines
Echoing infinitely into space time
Highway to the music of the day time
Dangerous to take it over the state line
But we do it anyway, just to keep it safe
From the powers that be, who would try to take
Any power away that we would rightfully gain
So we defend with a passion

We just blow
We just blow
We just blow
We just blow

Tick tick tock we go ’round the clock again
Tick tock we go ’round
Tick tick tock we go ’round the clock again
Tick tock we go ’round

(Mr. Lif verse)
Welcome to a realm where he who’s at the helm can’t be seen
(Can’t we dream?) …Good question
Court is in session not close to confession
Justice is outside with honorable mention
Tension builds ’til it spills and ills
Send chills up spines, yes these are our times
Information that’s based on ratings
So vapid and vacant, but in syndication
Now open up the gates where you temp fate
The template to create unrest and hate
But oh, wait! Here comes that Orwellian smell again
Pelican Brief beef the stress that’ll never cease
Boss up or it’s a toss up more or less
The truth stays suppressed, the youth, them depressed
So we’re blowing up your radio station
Not with no bomb, just with mind activation
Blow!

We just blow
We just blow
We just blow
We just blow

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FIRESIDE

Take me away in the night
They say that’s how we should die
If you could wait ‘til I’m fast asleep
Between the sheets
So serene

Let me pass in a dream
A quarter past Christmas Eve
Don’t want to lay all my troubles down
Next to me for you to see

I can wait for the day to come I will be patient
When time runs out I’m sure it won’t be wasted
Got me looking for the recipe
Don’t need nobody rescue me
When the time has come to journey on

Don’t put my body in the ground
Don’t want my bones to hang around
I want to be in the fire so free
To move around
Spread my sound

No need to buy a wooden box
Don’t dress me up in expensive socks
Just blaze me up to the sky so high
And raise a cup
More than enough

So much to do before
This game is over
So much to say
Like a four leaf clover
We were so lucky to be here with you
Can you see me now?
I hope you do

I can wait for the day to come I will be patient
When time runs out I’m sure it won’t be wasted
We were so lucky to be here with you
Can you see me now? I hope you do

Can you see me now?
I hope you do
Can you see me now?
I hope you do
Can you see me now?
I hope you do

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ONE BLINK

I was in pain when you suddenly came to me
Gracefully made of the sweet and humane
You left me feeling like a dog in the rain
Had to get back inside
Had to find me a way
We connected on a digital plane
Information exchanged on a media page
The invitation came and so it remains
Our love would be long like the song
That is the sake of her name

You said it all with your eyes
When you looked into mine
Taking me by surprise
One blink at a time

I was lost when you found me in the dark
But the friction made a spark, and a fire would start
You brought a flame when you set me ablaze
In a haze still reeling from the feelings I caught
I never wanted to be anything I’m not
But you make me second guess it when you get up on top
The phone rang and so it remains
I’m forever on a ride with the queen of the lot

You said it all with your eyes
When you looked into mine
Taking me by surprise
One blink at a time

You said it all with your eyes
When you looked into mine
Taking me by surprise
One blink at a time

You said it all with your eyes
When you looked into mine
You said it all with your eyes
When you looked into mine

All with your eyes
When you looked into mine
You said it all with your eyes
When you looked into mine

Taking me by surprise
One blink at a time
One blink at a time

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TACOMA

I’m back on west coast time, baby
You don’t have to wait up for me
I was gonna call and tell a lie anyway

I’m thinking of the explanation that I owe you
But we aren’t even past Tacoma
Need another hundred miles to think it out

Just don’t make me make a decision
Make me miss what I’m missing
I’ve been doing alright

I’m back on east coast time, baby
You don’t have to wake up for me
I was gonna tell you I was fine anyway
I’m thinking of a way to tell you how I know her
But we aren’t even out of Georgia
Need another thousand miles to think it out

Just don’t make me make a decision
Make me miss what I’m missing
I’ve been doing alright

Just don’t make me make a decision
Make me miss what I’m missing
I’ve been doing alright

I still pretend to hold you as I fall asleep
I still go to grab you after a bad dream
Can’t help but keep on playing with that candle flame
I hold on one second too long and it burns me
Yeah, it burns me

Just make me make a decision
Make me miss what I’m missing
I’m not doing alright

Please make me make a decision
Make me miss what I’m missing
I’m not doing alright
I’m not doing alright
I’m not doing alright

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GONE YESTERDAY

It will take a long time
It’s a long drive
It’s a free ride
To the wrong side

It will take a long time
It’s a long drive
It’s a free ride
To the wrong side

I come from an ancient tongue
Gonna beat my drum
Gonna have some fun
If the right amount of people come
Gonna play to the rhythm uprise the sun
No matter what color it is
I gotta love it a business and a family
One love, one life
Little bit of patience by and by

Gone yesterday
In comes tomorrow
Less time to take
More time to borrow
Gone yesterday
In comes tomorrow
Less time to take
More time to borrow

I’m made with an ancient blade
Gotta cut some stone and make some shade
Cause a better part of me
Is a metaphor to be
Left up to a future race
To decide if I don’t want to be a product
Of a honey bee erotica Super 8
And I’ll let you know if this is how it’s gonna be

Gone yesterday
In comes tomorrow
Less time to take
More time to borrow
Gone yesterday
In comes tomorrow
Less time to take
More time to borrow

It will take a long time
It’s a long drive
It’s a free ride
To the wrong side

It will take a long time
It’s a long drive
It’s a free ride
To the wrong side

Gone yesterday
In comes tomorrow
Less time to take
More time to borrow
Gone yesterday
In comes tomorrow
Less time to take
More time to borrow

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HARD TO FIND

It’s not possible
As I wanted it to be
So many obstacles
So much between you and me
Don’t want to rock the boat
Can’t prevent the crashing waves
To unlock the door
Would be to unleash the rain

Whatever you do to make it by
Remember the truth may not be kind
Sometimes it’s hard to find

Whatever you do to make it by
Remember the truth may not be kind
Sometimes it’s hard to find

In the hospital
Is where most of us begin
In the hospital
Where you end up in the end
It seems illogical
But it’s all most of us know
So what’s impossible
When you’ve got nothing to lose

Whatever you do to make it by
Remember the truth may not be kind
Sometimes it’s hard to find (x2)

Whatever you do to make it by
Remember the truth may not be kind
Sometimes it’s hard to find (x2)

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WOULD HAVE KNOWN (B-SIDE)

What’s it all gonna be about?
Some day no more gonna be around
Some say it’s all for the afterlife
But can anybody tell me what that’s like?
Some say this life is worth living
No matter what kinda chance we’re given
Other ones want to bring you down
Want to swing you round til we all fall down

When you get up and move
Sinking into something new
Forgetting what you thought you knew
But it all comes natural
Wishing that dream comes true
It’s all too natural

If I would have known
That I would be safe
I would be safe
From all the pain
Further away
I’d have been brave
I’d have been brave

But it’s all in the rear view
Screaming in the mic and nobody hears you
It’s a brand new day
Pour one out for all the ones that got away
Another one coming
Already up and running
Lick another shot keep gunning
For the top notch spot in the tree
Monkeys on my back that will never be free

It’s time for a new way to move
Sinking into something new
It’s time for a new way to move
Forgetting what you thought you knew
But it all comes natural
Wishing that a dream comes true
All too natural

If I would have known
I would be safe
I would be safe
From all the pain
Further away
I’d have been brave
I’d have been brave
If I would have known
I would be safe
I would be safe
From all the pain
Further away
I’d have been brave
I’d have been brave

Get up and move
Get up and move

If I would have known
I’d have been brave

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CALL IT WHAT IT IS (B-SIDE)

I can see your heart
Beating through your neck
How the hell we’d end
Up like this again
Time to call it out
Call it what it is
No more being friends
No more being friends

I can hear your thoughts
Beating down the door
Time to shut them up
Give them a what for
Not gonna tell my friends
Can’t tell them about this
Time to call it out
Call it what it is

I don’t know how to change
This much this fast
I don’t care who’s to blame
If you don’t care it’ll never last

I can read your eyes
Screaming through my head
How the hell’d we end
Up in bed again
Why don’t you call me out
Call me what I am
I’ll never be your friend
Can never be your friend
I can feel our skin
Being born again
Get me back on top
As deep as you can stand
Did you tell your friends
Tell them about this
Did they call you out
Call it what it is

I don’t know how to change
This much this fast
I don’t care who’s to blame
If you don’t care it’ll never last

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