It's Alright
It's Alright

When I look outside and see the sun shining bright
That's when I know it'll be alright
When I step outside into the warm air of a summer night
That's when I know everything's alright

Everything's alright Everything's alright
Everything's alright Everything's alright

When I look in your eyes and see you smiling back at me
That's when I know it'll be alright
When I look in your arms and your baby boy smiles back at you
That's when I know everything's alright

Everything's alright Everything's alright
Everything's alright Everything's alright

You can't bring me down
because there's rain falling on the ground
I know that sound
Means they'll be flowers all around

Everything's alright Everything's alright
Everything's alright Everything's alright

When I look outside and see the sun shining bright
That's when I know it'll be alright
When I step outside into the warm air of a summer night
That's when I know everything's alright

No Rest

Woke up this morning with so much to do
Then I saw the morning light shining on you
Your leg and the bed sheet twist around
Well all this better be done before the sun goes down
Another setting sun
We test the day if the promise is high
Much too busy to live and much too busy to die
Gotta plant the seed and water the ground
And all this better be done before you're six feet down
Another setting sun
The silhouette of your face as the sun touched the ground
We've given up looking for things that can never be found
As the day draws cold and leaves us no doubt
And all this better be done before the lights go out
Another setting sun

Nothing good is easy
Nothing good is free
So no rest for you and no rest for me

We've got it all riding on the line
We need to make this deal before it looses it's shine
You said we're in this together so cut me some slack
'cause all this better be done before the devil gets back
Another setting sun
The phone keeps ringing and they're calling for you
And all this better be done before your note comes due
The clock keeps ticking and we're counting on luck
And all this better be done before our time is up

The Path

I heard that you got your start in Egypt
In the desert with a whip in your in your hand
Nobody had heard your name before
But you came with a master plan

What brings you around this time
Can't you see that everything is closed
Nobody shows their face anymore
And we're busy with the fire hose

Don't you have another lie to tell us
Don't yo have another soul to corrupt
Don't you have another lover to betray
Don't you have another throat to cut

You won't be happy until we put it all on the line
And have rage and envy in our eyes
You won't leave until there's blood on the ground
And black smoke to fill up our skies

Don't you have somewhere else you could be
Perhaps a new Shiloh to destroy
If you're worried that we're not serious anymore
Stick around 'cause we're just being coy

Don't you have another lie to tell us
Don't yo have another soul to corrupt
Don't you have another lover to betray
Don't you have another throat to cut

Nobody believes a thing anymore
Nobody knows who to trust
Well done I suppose we're out of our minds
Running around like ants in the dust

Don't you have another lie to tell us
Don't yo have another soul to corrupt
Don't you have another lover to betray
Don't you have another throat to cut

Seven Days Into Spring

Seven days into spring comes the snow again
Bluebirds can't wait to sing they don't know anything
Standing outside with snow falling down is getting old

Next time won't you just call I can hear your voice
Quit pretending to ask if don't really have a choice
This dance may be over but the band continues to play
If it seems we're running It's to live and fight another day

Sometimes it feels like your moving when your standing still
Sometimes it feels like you won't but you know you will

Seven days into fall comes the snow again
Birds have all flown away they don't know anything
Summer may be over but I'm still cold
Standing outside with leaves falling down is getting old

Sometimes it feels like your moving when your standing still
Sometimes it feels like you won't but you know you will

One Step Closer

One step closer to you yes I'm one step closer to you
You can't see me yet but I'm one step closer to you
One more piece of my heart you've got one more piece of my heart
You don't feel it yet but you've got one more piece of my heart

Sending a message to you yes I'm sending a message to you
You can't hear it yet but I'm sending a message to you
I'm about to catch your eye yes I'm about to catch your eye
You don't see me yet but I'm about to catch your eye

I don't know what's come over me
But it's the time for you to love me
It must be clear that I'm crazy for you
'cause I'm one step closer to you

One step closer to me yes you're one step closer to me
You're everything I've ever needed and you're one step closer to me
I've gotten under your skin yeah I'm under under your skin
You finally let me in and I'm under your skin

I don't know what's come over me
But it's the time for you to love me
It must be clear that I'm crazy for you
'cause I'm one step closer to you

I don't know what's come over me
But it's the time for you to love me
It must be clear that I'm crazy for you
'cause I'm one step closer to you

The Messenger Is Cursed

Where were you when I needed you
What's the lesson in your absent smile
Have you forgotten the promise that we made
Of course I remember even though it's been a while

Heard from your mother she begged me not come
I hoped to find you at the end of the line
There's nothing real that we can count on any more
And the mirror just reminds us that we're running time

I know we once believed in harmony
We once wrote songs about young love
Now every lyric ends with irony
And we've given up on everything above

It's hard to function when we're so full of fear
Tell me a story I'll believe the worst
There's no one left for us to trust any more
We can't trust the message if the messenger is cursed

If there's no truth to hear we may as well be deaf
If there's no light It's just as good as being blind
And if the rabble refuse to let us think
We won't run out of money 'cause we're running out of time

I know we once believed in harmony
We once wrote songs about young love
Now every lyric ends with irony
And we've given up on everything above

Where were you when I needed you
What's the lesson in your absent smile
Have you forgotten the promise that we made
Of course I remember even though it's been a while

I Just Can't Fight It

I can't remember the last time I was taken by surprise
And I don't have an answer to the question I see rising in your eyes
A thousand years of waiting by the water's edge
Has finally brought their boat up to my shore
Must all the guns we left up on the mountain's edge
Be polished and brought to the game once more

Cause I just can't fight it (anymore)
And you have lost the fire in your eyes
It's time to drink the Whiskey that we brought
And see the world through brand new eyes

I must leave the battlefield release the fight to younger men
I don't have the energy all I can think of is the end
I haven't seen my family for a dozen years
I'm not sure they remember who I am
I seen enough to cry a man one hundred tears
This lion wants to lay beside the lamb

Cause I just can't fight it (anymore)
And you have lost the fire in your eyes
It's time to drink the Whiskey that we brought
And see the world through brand new eyes

The things that we once thought were so worth dying for
Are not the things worth dying for today
I can't believe what passes now for warrior
We dare not introduce them to the fray

Cause I just can't fight it (anymore)
And you have lost the fire in your eyes
It's time to drink the Whiskey that we brought
And see the world through brand new eyes

The Last Dance

There's no light at all we can't see in we can't see anything at all
Sitting on the edge with a friend afraid we might just slip and fall
The event horizon starts to pull the light within
We can fight against it but we'll never win

Gonna take your hand and run away Run away with me
Walking in the sand on a summer day Feeling young and free
Always up for something new and free to take a chance
Promise I will be with you until the last dance

The outer edge of the milky way is the strangest place to be
Seasons never end when I'm with you It feels like spring to me

Were spinning 'round so fast we can't hold on we're gonna fly away from here
We're breaking free at last the world is gone no the sky is clear
The future's right before us and we're going to take the chance
Promise I will be with you until the last dance

They'll Never Know

The saddest singer I ever heard
Fell into the port at Amsterdam
Now he sits on the wire with another bird
And his sadness falls on the passing tram

And they'll never know just how much we really miss them
And they'll never know just how much we really cared

In the late hours that quietly slip
And in front of the lovers who fear the dawn
Their echos can be heard by the passing ships
And by the lonely drunks passed out on the lawn

And they'll never know how jealous we really are
And they'll never know but we envy them so

Its the life we always dreamed of
It's the chance we've waited so long
It's the passion raging inside us
It's the words of an unwritten song
We've waited too long now it's gone

And they'll never know just how much we really miss them
And they'll never know just how much we really cared

Its the life we always dreamed of
It's the chance we've waited so long
It's the passion raging inside us
It's the words of an unwritten song
We've waited too long now it's gone

The man who told us what Candy said
Also gave us the perfect day
Stands by the jukebox with diamond dog
Waiting for Little Johnny Jewell to play

And they'll never know how they saved us from Morris Albert
And they'll never know just how much kept us sane

Its the life we always dreamed of
It's the chance we've waited so long
It's the passion raging inside us
It's the words of an unwritten song
We've waited too long now it's gone

When I Was A Boy

When I was a boy every thing was simple
Every head was golden every day was bright
My father would come home we would gather 'round the table
We would tell him how our day was Then we said goodnight

And the children said their prayers and put their heads down
For the night and the quiet came and the lights went out
That's how the new day was born

When I was a boy my mother was my whole world
She had every answer she new every song
She would take the time to answer every question
She knew all my friend's names and she never had to lie

And the children brushed their teeth and climbed in bed
For the night and the quiet came and the lights went out
That's how the new day was born

And the children said their prayers and put their heads down
For the night and the quiet came and the lights went out
That's how the new day was born



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