(Released Sept. 28th, 2018)



1. DIVERSION

 

When I say yes, or I say no

I'll find myself a stranger

I'll be a guest, but aren't we all

When we live life like a shadow?

 

Be my diversion night moves 

I wanna be with you 

I wanna be this version of myself but better

 

When I think fast and never slow

I'll find myself in danger

Can't wear that mask anymore 

And kiss those lips of indigo

 

Be my diversion night moves

I wanna be with you 

I wanna be this version of myself but better

 


2. GLASS
 

Would you decide not to forget

The sleeping giants that lay

Under your skin?

Don't talk yourself down from feeling red

Cause you've got causes and they're deepening

 

Where are you coming from?

Where are you running to?

 

Did you press your face into the glass

What did you see on the other side?

Now you want it

You want it

 

You cant decide just to forget

A weight to heavy to bare

And your broken skin

Don't talk yourself down from feeling red

There's sharks circling in the waters we swim

 

Where are you coming from?

Where are you running to?

 

Did you press your face into the glass

What did you see on the other side?

Now you want it

You want it

 

You'll see it when it falls 

You'll have shards in your eyes

In your eyes

 

 

3. MOTH
 

The push that has a pull

The walking animals

And their wild hunts

 

The sent that is cast off

The ones that do get caught

End up where they belong

End up where you belong

 

I want you to be my moth

Cause our love comes at a cost that you can bare

 

The push that has a pull

The winding river flows

Over rough stones

 

The smoothing of the coast

And its lost particles

End up where they belong

End up where you belong

 

I want you to be my moth

Cause our love comes at a cost that you can bare

 

Cause we all need to feel the push and pull

Cause we all need to feel the push and pull

 

I want you to be my moth

Cause our love comes at a cost that you can bare

 

I hope you can bare it

I hope you can bare

 


4. POWDERED SUGAR
 

There's a sweetness that's lost from you

Through the fevers you've lived though

And it's frosted out your view

Can you still see, see me?

 

Bring the powdered sugar back

It kept me fed, and it kept your head

Right where we needed it

 

Cause I don't wanna miss the taste of the simile on your mouth

And I don't want to fill our cup with a dark and empty doubt 

 

There's a lightness that's lost from you

Though the fevers you've lived through 

Stand on gravel without your shoes

But you can breathe, just breathe

 

Bring the powdered sugar back

It kept me fed, and it kept your head

Right where we needed it

 

Cause I don't wanna miss the taste of the simile on your mouth

And I don't want to fill our cup with a dark and empty doubt 

Bring the powdered sugar back

 


5. THE MISSING MOUTH


I was hoping you'd hear me

When we talked my mouth wasn't stuttering

We both built our crosses just to share up the weight of them

 

I was counting on you for us to be fine

Now my words are old road signs that you just fly by

You can hear a sound

 

Through my missing mouth

Through my mouth

 

I was hoping to hear you

When we talked, your mouth wasn't stuttering

Se we buried our losses, cause no good could grow out of them

 

I was counting on you for us to be fine

Now my words are a ribbon on a wind stolen kite, on a wind stolen kite

You cant hear a sound, you can't hear a sound now

 

Through my missing mouth

Through my mouth

 

You can't hear a sound

 

Though my missing mouth

(you can't hear a sound)

Though my mouth

(a comma then pause, with your ears turned off)

 


6. PULSE

 

When we found luck, an open hand

That kept us warm through every season

It became hope and held us close

Like I held you, and you could feel my pulse

 

You're making it easy

Easier on me

Mimicking the blood in my body

You're making it easy

Easier on me now

 

And I've been thinking

I found you and you found me for a reason

 

A weathererd rope, the woven threads

That time owed us, a willing hostage

That came from hope, that we held close

Like I held you, and you could feel my pulse

 

You're making it easy

Easier on me

Mimicking the blood in my body

You're making it easy

Easier on me now

 

And I've been thinking

I found you and you found me for a reason

 

I found you and you found me

 


7. ULTRAVIOLET
 

Ultraviolet light danced in the air

Then in the leaves you run your hands down

Instinctual blood calls to the mare

Just like the moon to push the sea in

 

Here we are now

Defined by differences

And all we have found are further distances

 

Ultraviolet light danced in the air

Then in the skin that surrounds our bones

Migrated into new hemispheres

The currents bring in the winds to us

 

Here we are now

Defined by differences

And all we have found are further distances

 

There's a rope

That ties us all together

I fear it's frayed at the ends

At our ends

 

(Then in the leaves you run your hands down)

 


8. STAY THE SAME
 

I don't see your face anymore

When I do I'm not sure who you are

Chasing memories down short hallways

The doors the same, but the keys have been lost

 

Why can't things stay the same?

Why can't this never change?

 

You don't see my face anymore

When you do you're not sure who I was 

Take our memories and unfold them

Crumpled, creased, and parts of us erased, forever lost

 

Why can't things stay the same?

Why can't this never change?

 

That's my fear

That's your fear

That's our fear

Face our fear

 

Why can't things stay the same?

Why can't this never change?

Stay the same

 


9. BODY
 

How did you end up there?

How did you end up there?

When you were left alone

When you were left alone

 

Cause she got that body

She got that body

 

You've got so much more to give

You've got so much more to live for

 

How did you end up there?

How did you end up there?

When you were left alone

When you were left alone

 

With your ass up in the air

Is that because of that bastard? That bastard?

 

Cause she got that body

She got that body

 

You've got so much more to give

You've got so much more to live for

To live for

 

10. LOVE ME RIGHT

The game we play

Not sure you understand where we lost it

The give and take

can cost a lonely heart it's affections

Affections

 

Now you've got darker circles underneath your eyes

 

Then she made a face

A face that meant 

Come back and love

Come back and love me right

 

The risk and ache

You sent your heart on a one-way mission

The scales will break

The love you gave fall sin your direction

Direction

 

Now you've got darker circles underneath your eyes

 

Then she made a face

A face that meant 

Come back and love

Come back and love me right

 

She waits, she waits, she waited for him

But she waits for something that she won't find

She waits, she waits, she waited for him

But she waits for something that she won't

She waits, she waits, she waited for him

But she waits for something that she is never going to find

 

Then she made a face

A face that meant 

Come back and love

Come back and love me right

 


11. MOTOR MOUTH
 

My mind was spinning

I thought I had you figured out

You said the world could be ours

From the beginning

My heads lost in the clouds

And you're painting stars

 

But things don't always work out

A missing bolt from, inside the machine

But things don't always work out

And people are not, always what they seem

 

Motor mouth you spill, you spit it

All the things you say, did you mean it? 

 

The webs you're spinning

Is there anyway out?

You said it wasn't that far

From our beginnings

Like the miscolored clouds

You've ruined all the stars

 

But things don't always work out

A missing bolt from, inside the machine

But things don't always work out

And people are not, always what they seem

 

Motor mouth you spill, you spit it

All the things you say, did you mean it? 

 

 

12. BOTH SIDES
 

I'm not seething now

Not pulling blood from a stone anymore

We can both move freer

Not pulling blood from a stone anymore

 

We're not speaking now

Not pulling teeth out for fun anymore

We can both breather clearer

Not pulling teeth out for fun anymore

 

On both sides

We were flipping a trick coin

On both sides 

We called heads on got it wrong

On both sides

We're chasing tails like were dogs

 

And I am done

Can't we stop? 

I'm done

 

I'm not seething now

Not pulling blood from a stone anymore

We can both move freer

(Released Aug. 5th, 2014)



1. ANTIDOTE


I’ve been walking like I’ve got bricks in my shoes
My knuckles clutched reaching for pieces of you

You could mend my head, 
You will be the reason I carried on
You will be the reason I am strong

My joints they are swollen from holding on to
The furthest distances that keep me from you

Lend me your halo

You could mend my head, 
You will be the reason I carried on
You will be the reason I am strong
You are my antidote, you are my antidote
You could mend my head, 
You will be the reason I carried on
You will be the reason that I am



2. LIVE LIKE BEAR

There’s a woman searching for honey
There’s no trail through the trees 
And she’s not fit for winter

It’s easier in the movies,
On the verge of thirty-five
And she’s without a lover, so…

Start your hoarding, the winter is fast approaching 
The winter is fast approaching here

There’s a man searching for his money
He wants to skin off the hides
Of the ones that he is hunting

He needs far more than just plenty
He wants to cave in the sky 
And own the rivers that are turning slow…



3. SUITCASE HEAD

Hey suitcase head
You’re overweight with luggage heavy to carry
Locks mean nothing 
When buttons burst and zippers rip as you’re stumbling

Hey suitcase head
You’re torn apart now pieces of you are missing
Stitches run though
Reminding you that you will miss them forever

Count yourself in
Or count yourself out
Keep your mouth shut
Or scream till your lungs cave in

Hey suitcase head
Your whole life’s been stuffed and packaged
Your skull is humming
You’ve got no room 
For things you wouldn’t want have left behind 
So you

Eventually the things that you’ve carried,
They’ll become you
That won’t let you alone, no

Count yourself in
Or count yourself out
Keep your mouth shut
Or scream till your lungs cave in
(Or scream till the top of your lungs cave and you’re gasping for air)


 
 
4. CHAPTER 2

If it’s alright with you
I know what I will say now
If it’s alright with you
I think I’ll love you in my own way

And I’ve been thinking lately
That you’re my only baby
I’m not going nowhere

And if we’re sharing weight
We’d lift our legs and we’d live our own way
I say we live our own way now
Cus’ if we’re sharing weight
We’d lift our legs and we’d live our own way
I say we live our own…

It’s you…

We’re on to chapter two 
You’re writing this one with me
And I would lie to you if I said I wasn’t scared sometimes

I say we live our own way



5. FORTH 

Go forth with your life son
You’ve got too many minutes
And not one to waste

You’ll have to leave in the morn
You’ll want to read your own future
But there’s no crystal ball

You’ll want to freeze
And I’ll understand

Go forth with your life son
You’ve got far too few hours
And they will slip by

You’ve got a psychic named no-one
You’ll want to read your own future
But the tarot cards lie

You’ll want to freeze

And you’ll underestimate the pain you’ll go through
Hope the ones that you love, hold on to you

So this is your life son
You’ve made your decision 
To side with the unknown

Then when you grow old
You’ll have built your own future
Foundations in soil

And you’ll underestimate the pain you’ll go through
Hope the ones that you love, hold on to you
And you’ll underestimate the beauty you’ll see
So keep your eyes open son, so keep your eyes open

Those goddamn evenings spent away from the ones you love the most
I want to hold your hand, but you’ve grown into your own man
Into your own



6. MALTHUS

Blue eyed raven, 
Following me home
Your midnight wings 
Could turn my warm blood colder

And I know your name 

So go, away Malthus
I need to sleep tonight
So go, far away

Twenty-ninth spirit 
Entering my home
Your bloodless heart 
And the dreams that you have stolen

I wish you never started flying out above my roof
(I’ve got no place I can hide in until the raven’s gone)
I slept much better when you weren’t the shadows in my room
(I feel it in the air I breathe I am never alone)
(I’ve got no place I can hide in until the raven’s gone…)

…away Malthus
I need to sleep tonight
So go, far away

So go away Malthus
(So go away)

I wish you never started flying out above my roof



7. ORDINARY MAN

When I’m buried
More than six feet please
I don’t want to hear their feet above me

Well I’m just an ordinary man
Just typically strong
Yet weak enough to let them push me
And hold me down

The liquor burns my throat
And the smoke blackens my lungs
To change the way that I see the world
And feel the sun

Well I’m just an ordinary man
I waste my life away
I sweat and toil nine to five 
Just to make the pay day

I stare into the tube
And listen intently
For all the shit that they sling at me
I’m sedated easily

And I don’t want to change my ways
I’m quite comfortable living in this place
And I’d sell my soul for the cheapest cost
As long as I can sleep when my eyes shut

Well I’m just an ordinary man
I’ll kill for my beliefs
Outcast and mark you as a target 
If you don’t agree with me

I’d nail you to the cross
And burn you at the stake
As long as the box that I live in 
Isn’t taken away
 



8. OH MY ELECTRICIAN

In my mind electrical pulses tell my mouth to speak
Is my mind electrical? Do signals tell my heart to love you?

Are you feeling electric? 
Are you feeling? 

In my mind electrical pulses tell my feet to move
Is my mind electrical? Do signals tell my heart to love you?
With your body close to mine, a lightening strike hits my spine, it hits my spine

Are you feeling electric?
Are you feeling? 

Put your arms around my neck
Put your arms around me
I’ve got my hands upon your hips
Put your arms around me
Put your arms…

You’re oh my electrician!

Are you feeling electric?
Are you feeling? 
So lift your feet and quake the earth with me



9. ACHE & WISH

I like to picture you sitting by a river
The waters calm as your patience
And you write wishes in the pebbles with your hand

Your laughter breaks to sail across the water
And you’re a few years younger
And paper roses grow on bushes in the sand

Thinking like this makes me ache and wish
That heaven existed and I was there with you
And we could wait for our loved ones to come home

And in the end my tongue was all tied up with emotions
But here we’ll have the time to tell our tales

Thinking like this makes me ache and wish…



10. YOU AIN’T GOT MINE

I met a man and he sold luck at only five dollars a pound
I thought luck was free, but hey empty my bank account
So fill my car I’m driving far down every main street in this town
And when I do it, I will leave my windows down

Know my mind is not a well, and no my mind
It‘ll never run dry

Leave it alone
Leave it all alone

I saw a man thought to be wise; you could see it shine through his eyes
Obliged to share, he pushed his thoughts in on mine
My mind was filled with lessons learned and places I had never seen
It left me wondering, is this my life I’m living?

You ain’t got the ink to fill the signature I’m signing
You ain’t got the key to start the engine that I’m driving
You ain’t got the brick to keep the soul that I’ve been housing
You ain’t got mine, you aint got my type
(You ain’t got mine, you aint got my)

Sing the song but know that…