Another Castaway

by Marvelous Liars

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(Verse) As the city burns, The skies' light is a welcomed beacon, As the day returns, I think of you while the clouds roll by I just want to hang around I guess you'd say (Chorus) I don't want to be alone, not the kind to go it on my own, Or to wind up with a broken heart, I just need to get back up again (Verse) Im a product of culture, The landslide of unwritten futures, All on the brink of meltdowns, The memories of forgotten oceans I just want to hang around I guess you'd say (Chorus) I don't want to be alone, Not the kind to go it on my own, Or to wind up with a broken heart, I just need to get back up again (x2) When it all comes crashing down, That's when you walk in the place, As stars froze I heard no sounds, And now I'd kill for just one taste, Baby (Chorus) I don't want to be alone, Not the kind to go it on my own, Or to wind up with a broken heart, I just need to get back up again (x2)
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(Verse) I spent the past life keeping' plans, But now the motor just burns, With white knuckles and a tight-gripped hand, The black that filled the eyes, Have changed to highway skies (Chorus) I want to feel excitement, I want to feel something inside, oh yeah, The night screams for submission, You can't take nothin' in the end (Verse) Oh, the shadows dance as the sun drops down, They shape-shiftin' with the light, You gotta' forget the ones who are close to you, The black that filled the eyes, Have changed to highway skies (Chorus) I want to feel excitement, I want to feel something inside, oh yeah, The night screams for submission, You can't take nothin' in the end (Bridge) Baby shake on down, When your love runs out (Chorus) I want to feel excitement, I want to feel something inside, oh yeah, The night screams for submission, You can't take nothin' in the end (x2)
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Better 04:24
(Verse) Did you ever wonder why, I never really try, There are very strange things, Thoughts that the mind brings, Did you know it all along, Or did you hear a little song, (Chorus) TIme slides down the hall, It crashes and burns, People never return, And once you've got it figured out, There's a lesson to learn again (Verse) I remember once in here, I never really felt fear, That was a long time ago, Before I lost the goal, Are you cold inside, Do you seek or hide (Chorus) While time slides down the hall, It crashes and burns, People never return, And once you've got it figured out, There's a lesson to learn again (Bridge) Load, get right inside oh yeah, Love doesn't mean that much oh yeah, Load, get right inside oh yeah, Love doesn't mean that much to me
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I hit the city with my head in the clouds because I want to I hit the ground with a brand new sound that turns me on There's nothing really left to say The future's just built to sway Our shadows on the wall are flickering tall I'm just another castaway Black whiskey running through the veins the way it wants to Black whiskey running through my eyes, now turn me on There's nothing really left to do My liquid lies are holding true With our shadows on the wall, flickering tall I grip control of you The night cries out to us like a siren The moon casts light on twisted grins The summertime stars reflect off the sidewalk, oh You're a stranger to yourself as your world spins Let it go, your state of mind, the trails will leave you blind You yell and yell, you're all alone, you wanna bring that feeling home Let it go, your state of mind, the color trails will leave you blind You yell and yell, you're all alone, you wanna bring that feeling home
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(Verse) Words can hurt like hell, Actions slice like razorblades, you know, Sometimes love can just, Disappear like seasons fade, you know (Chorus) Oh, when you get older, you'll have it all figured out, Oh the mind gets colder, You've got nothin' figured out, You've got nothin' figured out (Verse) He headed to your place, He never felt quite so alone, He heard the waves crash, As the time passed, Through the hour glass, He should have know better by now, (Chorus) Oh, when you get older, you'll have it all figured out, Oh the mind gets colder, You've got nothin' figured out, You've got nothin' figured out, You've got nothin' figured out, You've got nothin' figured out
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(Verse) Life kills like a landslide, Rolling over your bones, No matter how hard you try, We're all living just to die Strut rock, downtown NL, I wanna have some fun, Blown minds on the dinner dates, We used to get so numb Drinks with the boys, They're just faces you don't know, While you're in outer space, They start the show (Chorus) TImes don't change, Times just move along, and you're such a bore, The feeling goes away, The story just reads all wrong. And you still want more (Verse) I can lie with the best of them, I'm all talent, no hack, There's no time quite like the present, To kill the mind before it kills you back, Forgotten chords and slurring of words, So drunk, so rude, Roadside, the cops and cars, To feed the attitude Drinks with the boys, They're just faces you don't know, While you're in outer space, They start the show (Chorus) TImes don't change, Times just move along, and you're such a bore, The feeling goes away, The story just reads all wrong. And you still want more Drinks with the boys, They're just faces you don't know, While you're in outer space, They start the show (Chorus) TImes don't change, Times just move along, and you're such a bore, The feeling goes away, The story just reads all wrong. And you still want, 1234 TImes don't change, Times just move along, and you're such a bore, The feeling goes away, The story just reads all wrong. Do you still want more, Oh yeah
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(Verse) We snuck off too slow, Lost in a neon dream-state where there's no, Body around us, so easy to notice, The kind of high where you can't come down Fingertips through sand, The smell of the ocean mist revives us now, Laughing like children, Ready and willing, Castways with a star-crossed gaze (Chorus) Would you stay with me, I'd like to know, The constant what-could-be's, Wont let me go, Be with me tonight, Here in the moonlight, Be with me always, Love me baby don't go
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New Blues 04:52
(Verse) Mornings bring the sun, And mountains hard to climb, I've always liked to find my own way Thunder comes and goes, The storms of the mind, Is it better to drop out and float away? Whispers through darkness, Chill through the marrow (Chorus) We're floating like dead stars, Hiding from all the scars, Stuck with reality, Awake for the dream until the end (Verse) I've been pretty out there, Baby have you been too, The sounds corralled me back from the brink Whispers through darkness, Chill through the marrow (Chorus) We're floating like dead stars, Hiding from all the scars, Stuck with reality, Awake for the dream until the end
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(Verse) Don't leave so soon, I wanna howl at the moon, The bright midnight Slash a vein of love, Watch it bleed on out When you act on lust, you are one of us, So don't fake it Blow a kiss, Share a wink, Let me know you're there (Chorus) She roams in nightmare colors from the other side, Velvet tongue, going nowhere, She makes me wanna come down, Makes me wanna come alive, I just sit back and enjoy the ride, alright (Verse) So the night has come to its end, And I'm the lost friend, Don't leave so soon, I wanna howl at the moon, The bright midnight Come on, you know I'm right (Chorus) She roams in nightmare colors from the other side, Velvet tongue, going nowhere, She makes me wanna come down, Makes me wanna come alive, I just sit back and enjoy the ride, yeah (Bridge) Baby won't you stay, Oh, you look good that way, While we're young, Baby won't you stay
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(Verse) The world is crazy, Wouldn't you know? Pitch-black silence, is part of the show A perfect fog has set up on the eyes, Welcome, the season of lies (Chorus) How many times now honey, Have you crawled back in? We'll meet in the middle baby, yeah (Verse) And so you've got, Just what you came for In the stars, In the pretty, pretty colors I dropped out, I couldn't take it anymore Shot out the back door, of your mind (Chorus) How many times now honey, Have you crawled back in? We'll meet in the middle baby, yeah Love's a distraction I say, A bandage for some, Well you're no angel, You're just a cold, hard, Cold hard killer, you are
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The Ending 04:17

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12 tracks of rock 'n' roll for your listening pleasure. Digital version comes with a bonus "Behind the Scenes" video.

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released March 23, 2015

Album Credits:

Nicholas Johns - Vocals, Guitar, Keys, Percussion
Shane O'Connell - Drums, Keys, Percussion
Eric Riotte - Bass

All Songs Written by Nicholas Johns
Produced by Nicholas Johns & Jason Banta
Engineered & Mixed by Jason Banta
Mastered by Eddie Shea
Artwork by Chelsey Gribbin

Additional Percussion: John Van Ness on "Unwritten Future" & "Highway Skies." Jason Banta on "Unwritten Future," "Highway Skies," & "Black Whiskey."

Recorded September, 2014 to February, 2015 in New London, CT.

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