Stranglehold

Verse: No…feelings We censored empathy – our selflessness receded No…meaning lost in the trivial – real concerns went unheeded Chorus: feels like theres a truth that is never told all the honestys left out in the cold another minute gone – another lie thats sold x2 All my hope is gone- in this stranglehold Verse: (No!) I choked on apathy- that they kept on spoon feeding I’m still…breathing I’ll not be swayed by lies – I’ll never start believing Chorus: feels like theres a truth that is never told all the honestys left out in the cold another minute gone – another lie thats sold x2 All my hope is…

A New Vessel

Verse: 1.You’re still seething though it’s a decade on Misleading others with your siren song believing you’re the righteous one 2.Oh so bitter..like a spoiled wine… I thought the rift would heal after all this time Aren’t there some things you should leave behind? Chorus: I’ll plant the seeds for a new vessel And leave with hope in me again But you stay shipwrecked in your hatred Amongst the sea of broken men. Verse: 1. The past it- was just that and it anchored me down So many chips on my shoulder I almost drowned Well the jetsam’s better left behind… 2. I dunno where I’m going – can’t say…

More News On Nothing

Verse: I’d been sitting on the sofa – puzzled by the screen right before my eyes So called tv-personalties; another contradiction that I despise Theres got to be more than just nothing on the air Seems bliss is ignorance and not being aware Chorus: Come now – we’re all in this together Happy to be kept blind Watching our “entertainment news” X2 Sharing the nothing on our mind… Verse: I hear that there’s war beginning – but who gives a damn when it’s over there? Instead here’s some news you care for – another teen idol in her underwear What’s made the front page? just some nobodies affair… Genocide on…

Lucid

Verse: I miss the touch of your fist… As it strikes flesh against my bones… I know it’s sick to long for this pain… But it’s the only love I’ve known… Chorus: Come Home… Come Home… These bruises have done healing… Come Home… Come Home… Come Home… Come Home… Come Home… And let me be your victim… Come Home… Come Home… Come Home… Verse: I know I told you that I hate you… And maybe deep inside I did… others make me feel like I am…damaged… but your pain keeps me lucid… Chorus: Come Home… Come Home… And let me be your victim… Come Home… Come Home… Come Home… Come…

King Mediocre

Verse 1: And with an iron fist you maintain your audience and loyal subjects to you are so quick to your defence Verse 2: And oh so quick to condemn those who might expose this is just a case of the emperor’s new clothes Chorus: And you can take it all cause it won’t bother me You’ll be the king of all this mediocrity can’t see the wood because of all of the trees You’re the king of all this mediocrity Verse 3: why take a leaf from the book when you can have the tree? Just like a human Xerox – with nothing new to see Verse 4: Never…

Gain Ground

Verse 1: I’ve tried…pushing you away… I just…can’t let go Bridge: My efforts go to waste- once I’ve had a taste of you I dash resolve against the wall Verse 2: How many…times must i have lied? Denying…that I’ve heard your call Clear thoughts…always seems to fade You are…my downfall Bridge: My efforts go to waste- once I’ve had a taste of you I dash resolve against the wall Chorus: And I know… that I should keep away from you and god knows… how hard I’ve tried And I know… that I should keep away from you but from you… I just can’t hide Verse 3: Like a Carousel- we…

Fat Cats

Verse: We rob you of your rights… and condemn the minorities Distracting with one hand…to cement our authority Paying off politicians – with their shit eating grins. Acting awful pious – to absolve us of our sins Chorus: And with a boot stamping in your face forever You soon will say that pain is now pleasure… And with a boot stamping in your face forever We’ll make you give up the things you should treasure… Verse: We view the third world…like a wound we can never treat So we’ll leave them to fester…and the crumbs of our cake to eat And why strike off all our debt? Let’s just bail…

Even the Light

Verse: No reason… for what’s on my mind No hidden meanings if you read between the lines Would reasons really soften the blow? I think sometimes…it’s really better not to know… Chorus: 1. Now – I’ve gave it my best- all sins confessed, Laid every grudge to rest 2. On one thing you can depend Like the coming of night All things surely must end Even the light. (why not tonight?) Verse: As humans… we often over-analyse And whats simple…is complicated in others eyes for just one night…can we not just live this lie? Before morning comes- and it’ll sever our ties Chorus: 1. Now – I’ve gave it my…

Die Alone

Verse: You’re always tempting me – the devil on my shoulder you’ve worn my health down and my outlooks bleak Though your responsible please make my body smoulder My flesh is willing – cause my spirits weak Chorus: You act- like I’m- some item… that you own When its- not in- person then its…it’s on the phone When I’m- all used- up and worked down… to the bone I’ll smile- knowing- that your gonna die alone… Verse: Well now the days are short – the night grows colder Damned with or without you- so set me free Should this not make more sense – now I’m getting older? Logic and…

Beneath the Surface

Verse: Perpetual outsiders through and through and wasters what they call both me and you Forever looking in from the outside You against the grain and me against the tide Chorus: You know they hate us cause they’re all so insecure Beneath the surface I know that we offer more Maybe they’re right -we’ll die forgotten and so poor (but I know) Beneath the surface we both offer so much more… Verse: Derisive words if you dare break the mold Seems the milk of human kindess got sour and cold Well I’ll aspire to be more than another drone and we’re both wasters and so proud to be disowned Chorus:…