Cheers and Fears from the Past Year

by FS

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A beautiful 5 track EP made especially for you!


released June 7, 2013

Produced by John Harrell
Guest Vocals on Melatonin by Will Davis
Artwork by Joseph Irizarry



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Track Name: Essentially, Eventually
and i'll stay away from the whore that screams "i love you”
filled with complications
is it overreacting to say it is your favorite move to make
and constant absence is the only counter?

i'll say let's change
i'll say it's over

don't try
take those famous quotes then push them down your throat
it soaks in through the outside slowly
first on the attack
look who you need back
a desperate body and a mind filled with envy
i’d be surprised if you knew where to find me

take down the front for who you are
you can't complain

abandon them
fuck where i've been ever before
will i have compassion for it ‘til it ends?
never again will I come back

and it's so played out
what do you see in me that breaks that shield your body holds?
wait for now
i'll have nothing left to say but "fuck the dreams that hurt me"
Track Name: Ground Pound The Pillars
endless things that never seemed to matter
i’m only tryna say there’s nothing grand
but i guess i never really showed it
i’ll go on with my soft spine
there’s still a lot to say but this could change my mind
it’s the same
pace we set
when we would scream at every stop light that we’d come to
driving fast to see the end with you my friend

so there it goes
my trust
i’m not so sure of everything i’ve seen
it’s just this fear
it’s welling up in me

if wheels could take the pressure of it all away
then believe me we’d drive ‘til we lost time
if weed could take the pressure of it all away
oh believe me we’ve tried for a long time
if we could take the pressure of it all away
then believe me we’d try
for the last time
if you could take my vision and my soul away
then i’d never hate those things that you did
Track Name: Mirrors Ruined Us
a big mistake
a tasteless sound
show me the good in anything we've found
the pressure and strength can go on and throw the fun along
my brains way stronger than my heart
no need to mix it up but i found a chemical
i wish i'd have known from the start
keep it all going just to fuck it up and then you'll play my part

oh but i
i’m not a fucking lie
i'd love to watch the way you see me there
to breathe the salty air
there's still a chance
i'm alive but I'm not afraid to die
so go to hell and i'll meet you there
a fate i'd kill to share
if you follow i'll be leading the way

there's a better view from the outside
i gotta feelin' that you don't really care
if there's a difference between us
it's that we have a sound and you're behind all your fucking flair
these are the things that seem to really get to me
let's count all the days and nights spent wasting away

but we won’t stop treading ground
our feet will blister in the sun

please don't mistake me for the fool
that's clearly you
fucking take off your makeup
great job they still don't have a clue
but they'll see through you when your makeup
it comes off

oh but i
i'm just so fucking high
let's walk the way i'm feeling
to breathe a better air
Track Name: Melatonin
kill the sound
it just keeps the thought of you around
please take the memory from me
some things are better off long gone
and some things we need to hold on

i’d be just fine if i could make shit rhyme
but I can’t conjure ways to phrase the things that you’ve done

is this the god you swore up and down would help me get some peace of mind?
you’re gone but i’m still waiting
you’re looking for a better dream
and that’s fine with me
but why can’t he go home?
life sure takes its toll
with senseless fights and bitter cold i just can’t close my eyes
long enough to drift off and drift away

in comes the light
oh the ending of the night
a big translucent pane my thoughts can’t stain
i still arise but the rest is so contrived
i’m broken anyway
let’s face the day
Track Name: Walking In Tempo
dark nights and a racing mind
i just can't seem to comfort lies
i guess i'll break in through the window
just to find what you're not telling me

i never let go
i guess some things we'll never know
keep your distance from me
keep your calm

i'll keep saying it's all worth waiting for
but there's worth in things I've never even known before
but not these
panic and disbelief

i knew i'd be another eye sore
it's just the way you think i am
i guess we'll throw it out the window
casually we'll wait and see

so here's your slice of life served dry and cold
that's nice to know
i never fought the feeling but you act like we're on and off
i’m on and on
i’m not a fan of light switch romance it seems
take my time
take my words
take my everything