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released August 5, 2016

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Track Name: The Mirror
What a way to say fuck off
Through your teeth
pressed floral poison wreath
conducting all the shots

I can’t think about you
trailing off some long highway
proud and angry, heart asleep
who you’d shown to me

You haunt yourself
no other in its place
No one else
got so tired of that face
You want to see ego?

We know who you are now
afraid of your beloved reflection
what it may learn you

Despite the deficit you still project
human sentiment, smile and nod
Validate the pathos, validate the need
A fraud is a fraud is a fraud

You haunt yourself
no other in its place
No one else
got so tired of that face
You want to see ego?
I’ve held it up enough
I’ve held it up enough
Track Name: Half-Life
Waking up in daylight
I had never felt sad
The shit I traded in for calm
still out of sight
and in the early morning someone brings you
to the train
the last face to say goodbye is
some odd stranger in the rain
you are terrified but never complain

I have lived more lives than you

Waking up in moonlight
I had never felt that
the thoughts I traded in for calm
still out of mind
and in the early morning someone brings you
to the train
you are terrified but you don't complain

I have lived more lives than you

Heard your secrets but I never made a sound
You ask for all of me but still you sleep on the ground
You've lost more since we last spoke than I ever have found
Track Name: Accessory
Can't find the address
I need a better star
I'm coming up in a fever with shells
dragging behind in the bones of my old car

To you this must sound ancient
But back then I could fight
This is an education so I
hope you've planned to stay half the night


I used to come here by myself
Will you be my accessory
I used to come here by myself
Will you sit back and fall asleep
I used to come here all alone
Go memorize my memories
I used to come here all alone
Bury yourself next to me


That one, he is a cancer
And this one, she is a flame
That beacon was just a lighthouse
Nothing more cause you saw it in a dream


I used to come here by myself
Will you be my accessory
I used to come here by myself
Will you sit back and fall asleep
I used to come here all alone
Go memorize my memories
I used to come here all alone
Bury yourself next to me

I'm still a lonely hunter
The waves have all gone white
You left out all the good stuff from
things we said that night

Don't do well with chaos but not too good with plans
I've hidden it here, for you or someone else to find
when all the debris lands
Track Name: The Order of Things
Waning interest,
won second best
Caught shit for digging up pavement
What’s it to them,
it’s all low-key bets
Go make the sound you
hear in your head
Even if it gets you on the ground
Sign said “if you want, you’ll do it now”

On Saturday
the roads looked safe
The pitch was dry along the way
What’s it to them,
they all second guess
Go make the sound you
hear in your head
Even if they put you in the ground
She said “if you really want you’ll do it now”

I'm tired and I want to take up space
I'm tired and I want to take up space
In the order of things, where is my place
In the order of things, where is my

Waning interest,
won second best
Caught shit for digging up pavement
What’s it to them,
it’s all low-key bets
Go make the sound you
hear in your head

I'm tired and I want to take up space
I'm tired and I want to take up space
In the order of things, where is my place
In the order of things, where is my
Track Name: A Widow with a Terrible Secret
We gave her the room
the rest of us stood up on the roof
and looked up at the moon
Be grateful, be careful,
the things that you say
end up speaking for you

We all know you’re going away
Give us a choice, or give us a name

Dangerous for you outside
Run on home to the south side
We've been on you for some time
when you look back
don’t expect to see us there

Atomic played through the walls
stuck in sheets
the pages of history will all forget
the times we couldn’t sleep
the spaces in between
I feel next to me

We all know you’re going away
Give us a choice, or give us a name

Dangerous for you outside
Run on home to the south side
We've been on you for some time
when you look back
don’t expect to see us there
Track Name: Beacon
What does it mean to light a beacon
when there aren't any boats in sight
to read the words but miss the reason
do you carry all that heavy light
that light

Are you the only one without them?
Are you the only one in disguise?
Are you the only one left now?
Are you the only one left now?

Flotsam in the shallow water
can you walk yourself home at night
or do you even still bother
looking out for all those ships at night

Are you the only one without them?
Are you the only one in disguise?
Are you the only one left now?
Are you the only one left now?

Today was different ‘cause I made it so
Today was okay because I left it alone
Today was different ‘cause I made it so
Today was okay because I left it alone

Are you the only one left now
Am I the only one left now?
I am the only one left now
I am the only one
Track Name: Over and Out
Family can haunt you
Even when they’ve gone to sleep
There are many people here
that you’d love not to see
Warm sun piles up in corners of the shade
After the storm came and settled on the holiday

Is it temporary now?
Is it over and out?

Now that it got you out
It's hard to pin it down
Now that it got you out
I put you underground

Can you elect a noble pride
Can you account for me?
All the scavengers we sent out
on that empty sea
Now we count our fortunes
underneath a cedar tree
I don’t miss the medicine
quite like it misses me

Is it temporary now?
Is it over and out?

I got you back
and I put you under glass

But the road has started to pass
and the days are going too fast
and the brakes they won’t give out
and you feel like someone now
said it all out loud
“over and out”

I have met you on all corners of this map we drew
I am here because you called me up
Track Name: Do You Believe Me Now?
Handsome friends
I got a few
I stayed up late
without sight of you

Long distance love
came through the stars
I will admit, it gets hard
it gets hard, it gets hard

Away now
go away now
Away now
go away now

Dig out, we’re almost free now
you’re gonna keep out
the motion just can’t be fixed
on the last leg of the trip, it's alright

Do you believe me now
Do you believe me now
Do you believe me now
Do you believe me now
it’s gone
Track Name: Never Would Have Known
Summer said I’m half awake and I can’t concentrate on you
Summer said I’m half awake and I can’t concentrate on you

Never would have known

Interstate ten miles away pick her up at the gate can you
Summer said I’m half awake and I can’t understate the news
and I cannot go out alone

Never would have known

Like any situation
it’s hard to say, who knows
you’re late, but I can wait
and bust up your vacation
the coals went dead
but I can wait
got my way for once and I
never would have known
Track Name: Out of Context
It’s called agency
Write it on your arm
fed up with the wait and see
tripped silent alarm

There is a place I know
a few hours north
right off the interstate
when it’s time, we’ll meet there

But I’ve got a few years left
misunderstanding sentiment
of being younger than you thought
of shaping up to shake the rot

You’d think that one little slip
would take you to someone else’s dream
the way you remember his voice
and the words that invented the scene

Some out of context universe
I never see you
but I know it hurts
out of context, it hurts, it hurts, it hurts