Author Archives: Synthetic Press

02 Heartily Sorry

Temptation’s waiting for the sorry man no more
Depression is a whore, the lonely man no more
Although my words mock me, the candle has always lit my path
Hell hath no fury like the cornered rat I am
Stupid for trusting those who say they are my friends
Brutis was a good friend, Judas was a good friend and…

Chorus:
I’m heartily sorry I ever trusted you
I’m heartily sorry I played it so naive
I’m heartily sorry that that smile wasn’t meant for me
I’m heartily sorry I let it all slip away

Gestation evermore, the lifeless man no more
Regression is a bore, the stagnant man no more
And if my words move me I’ll stagger closer to my path

Hell hath no fury like the cornered rat I am
Stupid for trusting those who say they are my friends
Brutis was a good friend, Judas was a good friend and…

Chorus

And when I’m free I can rise far above the weather
And now you’re gone let’s see how high that I can fly
And all the time it takes to get far beyond the measures
And now you’re gone let’s see how high that I can fly forever

03 The King of all Hearts

The king of all hearts has a sword through his head
I’m well over that for so long I’ve been dead

The queen of all hearts has magic in the air
And with loving eyes she can see I don’t care
The king of all spades has a snake for a tongue
Now I’m awake and now his days are done

Chorus:
Get in we’re starting the show
Get in we’re starting the show
Get in we’re starting it now

The king of all hearts has a song in his head
When that song’s done that means that king is dead
The queen of all hearts has a song in her head
When that song’s done that means her king is dead (to you)

05 Drank and Fought

All last night we drank and fought
On this day all I want is one kind word

All last night we waltzed in hell
While listening to a song we wrote ourselves
Lifetime after lifetime with no peace

Pickin up the pieces of the bottle, pickin up the pieces of our lives
Pickin up the pieces of the puzzle made of broken glass in a heart shape
From you
I hide my deepest thoughts
From you
My heart can’t take the beating

All last night we drank and fought
On this day all I want is one kind word…
And a shot and a beer and we can start this bullshit all over again.

Now I’ve made my bed I’ll sleep in it.

06 Happy Birthday To Us

I celebrate you
After all you’ve been through
Every day of the year
Happy birthday to you

I celebrate you
After all we’ve been through
To the fire of life
I’ll celebrate too

I’ll celebrate through
When we win or we lose
To the fire of life (and love)
I’ll celebrate through
If we fall seal it in a letter
Say goodbye and we’ll all sleep better
If we fall send it in a letter
Say goodbye and we’ll all sleep better
We’ve got another offer

08 E-train Has My Guns

Mom is sick, the dogs are homeless, I’m still on the run
That’s why the weary have not slept and E-train has my guns
To love and lose the ones we choose with unguarded tongues
Before we fell there was no hell from which to run

Chorus:
But there’s something out there callin us that we have yet to greet
With no place to call home we may have the world at our feet
The walls are fallin down around us, lets just walk on by
If we can learn to let go we may fly

I am sick, I’ll cap the bottle, the sad sads have won
I’m encased and I’m surrounded, now it’s time to run
If you find I’ve left behind all I’ve held so dear
I apologize, please advise, I’ll see you in a year

Chorus

09 Our Hands

I was runnin through the city like a crowd upsetter
And a bad baby shaker and a mean go getter
I was runnin through the jungle with a whiskey in my hand
I’m a song and dance swashbucklin drinkin man

The floods are a’ comin
And The fields are a’ burnin
And The sky is a’ fallin
Gonna wrap my arms around it
The wine is a’ flowin
And our hayday’s a’ comin
And our colors are showin
Gonna wrap my arms around it

The pillars have crumbled
And the temples have fallen
And the blood is a’ flowin
Gonna wrap my arms around it
The wine is a’ flowin
And our hayday’s a’ comin
And our colors are showin
Gonna wrap my arms around it

Chorus:
Hold fast and we shall see
Stay close and I won’t let you fall
Triumph or tragedy
Our hands build what our hearts believe in

The pillars have crumbled
And the temples have fallen
And the blood is a’ flowin
Gonna wrap my arms around it
And after the struggle
even if I’m barely breathin
the next time I see you
gonna wrap my arms around you, girl

Chorus

11 Exhale

Have you had enough now? Has it broken all your dreams?
Has it left you wanting more? Wanting more to need?
Making off , in time, with all you can believe
When you exhale you give, when you inhale you receive

Now that it’s all gone should I stay through the night?
Michael give me my wings back, I’m ready to fight
When you’re always alone, backed into a corner
When you’re always alone, up above is everywhere
you can see the signs for the next big fight
Michael give me my wings back, I’m ready for flight
When you’re always alone, surrounded by crowds
When you’re always alone, up above is everywhere

Realizing in time, you will have all you can believe
Because when you exhale you give, when you inhale you receive

13 Mary Magdalene of Kettner Boulevard

Oh Mary Magdalene of Kettner Blvd.
Now they’ll cast you out for satiating all of their desires
And though I understand your suffering I had to know and watch
Mary Magdalene of Kettner Blvd.

Oh Mary Magdalene of Kettner Blvd.
Now and for all eternity you’ll have to suffer this alone
But my arms are open wide
And my arms are open, Mary Magdalene of Kettner Blvd.
She knows…

A golden chariot pulls the sun across the sky
And the tears of Isis make the Nile rise
And “a truth that’s told with bad intent
Beats all the lies you can invent” (William Blake)
She was there…

A boy wearing death as a costume
One he made all by himself
Couldn’t take the mirror off the wall
A pregnant spider with a taste for velvet

A golden chariot pulls the sun across the sky
And the tears of Isis make the Nile rise
And “a truth that’s told with bad intent
Beats all the lies you can invent” (William Blake)
We were there
Oh Mary Magdalene of Kettner Blvd.

14 In Jail

You can drink my whiskey
You can sail with me anytime
You can try to drag me to hell
I’ll still wake up next to you in jail
In jail
You can capsize us
But I’ll never let life break our hearts
True friends help hide the bodies (or bottles)
I’ll still wake up next to you in Jail
In jail

Chorus:
When we roll on the seas and the plains
Our fire is our truth
We’ll fall and rise, we’re still alive
And captured in our youth

You can drink my whiskey
You can sail with me anytime
You can try to drag me to hell
I’ll still wake up next to you in jail
In jail

Chorus

16 I put a spell on you

by Jay Hawkings

I put a spell on you
‘Cause you’re mine

You better stop the things you do
I ain’t lyin’
No I ain’t lyin’

You know I can’t stand it
You’re runnin’ around
You know better daddy
I can’t stand it cause you put me down
Yeah, Yeah

I put a spell on you
Because you’re mine
You’re mine

I love ya
I love you
I love you
I love you anyhow
And I don’t care
If you don’t want me
I’m yours right now

You hear me
I put a spell on you
Because you’re mine