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Following Cloud's recent final album, Plays with Fire (musicbycloud.bandcamp.com/album/plays-with-fire), we're excited to share this tribute to and celebration of ten years of Cloud.

This is a collection of songs written by Cloud over the past ten years. The recording project by Tyler Taormina has always been in his own words, “an amateur effort, meaning one done of love and not of careering, amongst a group of friends who feel too much and can’t get enough of each other. The records were made amongst loved ones and the only people who listened to them for a long time were my best friends, those are the people I was writing for.”

His 2013 album, Comfort Songs, featured a manifesto entitled the “Desperation Club” written for those who Taormina felt a kinship with in the aforementioned “feeling too much.” After ten years of Cloud, the band has decided to bring it to a close the way it began, in basement recording studios with a revolving door of friends and local heroes laying down the tracks on Cloud albums each summer. What better way to bring the chapter to a close than to hear the Desperation Club in song, all together, celebrating a suburban community bloomed to become so much more.

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"This has been an incredibly warming and strange experience over the past few months for Jamie from Audio Antihero and I to hear covers from our friends coming in. Each one brought to me a sense of nostalgia for the song being covered, when it was written/recorded or simply remembering the fact that the song had existed. And laced with that feeling was the comforting presence of a friend who was singing the new version, their interpretation of the tune many times actually better performed than the original versions, some of which date back to when I was 18 old. I’ve heard all of the covers once and had a really intense experience nearly every time I heard them. I’m not sure if I can hear them all again but I know the impressions they’ve left on me are enormous and speak volumes to the talent of the friends that I’ve made throughout the years.

I’m quite glad we did this for a few reasons, and I must say the main reason is to prompt these friends of mine to keep making as much music as they possibly can before we all get old and boring. <3

Thanks everyone for contributing and for listening and supporting Cloud over the years. For new listeners, I hope that this compilation can serve as a guide to some of the tunes we’ve been brewing up over the years." - Tyler Taormina / Cloud

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Previous praise for Cloud:

"Astoundingly accomplished…taking his black parade out of the basement and into the streets.” - Pitchfork

“The brevity of the album, condensed from several years’ work, actually renders it utterly enigmatic, like a lifetime reduced to a random clutch of snapshots. On Plays With Fire, however, Taormina’s songs are blistered but precious polaroids, glue barely holding them on to the pages of a family album." - Gold Flake Paint

“Glossy dream-pop production with deeply confessional lyrics” – Stereogum

"A gorgeous tour de force.” - Indie Shuffle

"There are certain records which manage to replicate, musically, serotonin release. Then there are records that contextualise this physical rush within the throws of human experience: friendship, love, memory and the swathes of melancholy that embrace our lives like a sleep. (Plays with Fire) falls dreamily into the latter category." - London in Stereo

"Keenly characteristic of the current season...begins with the picturesque opaqueness of its predecessor, but quickly blows over into a sunny spring morning, exposing a field’s worth of indie-pop blossoms that teem with vibrant colors and exuberant lifeforms. There’s not a cloud in sight." - The Alternative

"A madcap romp through far-flung styles and psych-addled planes of existence." - The Line of Best Fit

“Reminiscent of Panda Bear or Toro Y Moi, the gentle arrangement is matched to a delicate vocal which hints at something darker.” – Clash Music

”Bright-eyed, wondrous…he sounds like he possesses the keys to another universe.” - DIY Mag

"Cloud has been, and always will be, a project about navigating conflicting, hefty emotions, and this process just can’t be done without the help of close friends. “Two Hands Bound” brings four friends into the fold as Taormina explores the burnout that can accompany overworking oneself, but it doesn’t sound labored-over at all; instead, it’s about as effortless as psychedelic music gets." - POST-TRASH

“It's the sound of someone facing up to the age-old problem of growing up too soon and all the trials and tribulations that come along with that.“ - Drowned in Sound

"Tyler Taormina & friends work their music machines of endless wonder..." - IMPOSE

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released June 14, 2018

Cover photo by Greg Salwen
Cover design by Ken Korb
Tracks 2-35 mastered by Benjamin Shaw

**ARTIST LINKS & CREDITS WITHIN THE TRACKS**

"Plays with Fire" & "Comfort Songs" available here: musicbycloud.bandcamp.com

"Rocket", "Elephant Era", "Zen Summer" and "Patience Through the Storm" available here: cloudmusic.bandcamp.com

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Track Name: Mines Falls - Cars & It's Autumn
Original Lyrics:

now misery has hooked you
an unstoppable reel
and you tried then you cried
but you still feel what you feel
and your hands on your head
surrender to your room
on the walk home from your place
felt every car hit my body

and reasonless brokenness
hope that it won’t stay
phantoms fly through your eyes
soon fly away

cars and it’s autumn
sometimes you get scared
and I won’t be okay
until her hands in my hair

and sometimes though it’s futile
I fight the ghostly commands
and I’ll scream at you, Nothing
I’ll sing loud with my friends!

I know it’s not right
you say “get a grip, kid”
but if I had the option
then don’t you think I’d pick it?

what I need is to be
alongside my band
funny how I’m happy now
singing about my sadness
Track Name: Oren Pine - Two Hands Bound
Original Lyrics:

I fell so low
some things you’ll never know
how odd to pray
tried again the other day
c’est la, c’est vous
got work in the afternoon

born to die a thousand days
and, oh, to see what life remains
‘cause losing is a way of life
and building is another way of life

says the man with his two hands bound
says it all with his two hands
man made me a wage slave
time made me a gelatin

a day so nice
you can shake it off sometimes
and love is good
mostly misunderstood
like how we talk
talking is also love

born to doubt and see what it’s about
and, oh as I dance
I help myself to live
and if I don’t
to keep my self from loss
I lather a friend,
a vial of peppermint!

says the man with his two hands bound
says it all with his two hands
man made me a wage-slave
time made me a gelatin
time made me a bitter one

an animal
an animal is what i’ve become
Track Name: Candy Says - Frére Jacques and Me
Original Lyrics:

frére jacques & me
laying on couches asleep
and these pillows took all of your youth
does the phantom wake you up or do?

soeur jacques please
leave on the light when I sleep
cause these dreams make it hard to get up in the day
but I swear I’m trying

waste life
half tied
to pacing and waiting I know it’s not right
but I do it all the time

maman jacques when you
found what it all meant to you
did you cry when all you had was your golden thread?
is there more than that?

and I know it means nothing but I
love all these people I met in my life
you know we’re all meeting up on some later day
if the ghosts say our bodies can stay

grow in
entitlement
and I said what I said and I’m proud
it’s a shame how I worship myself

do you remember when we’d smile, oh brother jack?
before all the pride and the embarassment
when we’d sing “oh joy”
Track Name: Dotted 8ths - Cherry Dip
Original Lyrics:

go with me now
to the end of the day
we can go for a walk
I’ll hold onto your things
making out with my girl on the green line
swapping spit like a kid on the green line

stay with me now
till the start of the day
we can take off our clothes
till the city’s awake
making out with my girl on the green line
swapping spit like a kid on the green line

you don’t have to be alone

all in time patience sees
that your hoping’s not for nothing
all in time comfort waits
hope he’s calling out my name
wishing on a new years grape
hope he’s calling out my name

come with me quick
to the deep in the night
summer day cherry dip
then I’ll roll you up tight
making out with my girl on the green line
swapping spit like a kid on the green line

you don’t have to be alone

all in time patience sees
that you’re hoping it’s
not for nothing
all in time comfort waits
hope he’s calling out my name
spent last new years on twelve grapes
hope he’s calling out my name
Track Name: Magana - Tastes Bad
Original Lyrics:

wash cloth
notice
tongue-tied
tastes good

focus
car night
teeth glow
tastes right

go to
grocer
drink wine
moonlit

feel me
honest
learn how
lighthouse

tastes bad
sure mind
far from
tired eyes

light switch
big noise
closed blinds
tastes bad

feel good
honest
light heart
savage

nowʼs bad
tension
roll through
taste it

blueboy
air france
fearon
pop kiss

so hard
to feel
normal
tastes good
tastes bad
tastes bad
tastes bad
Track Name: Mayfly - Wish Little Fish
Original Lyrics:

when cindy spun out on her go cart
watch as my eyes melt and bright
celebrate celibate stranger
I made you mine

then Frank shoots me dead with a laser
martians are half of my size
now that I’m well versed in misery
see me smile

the trick- it is
between patience and waiting
and waiting impatiently now

then he points to orion
notice my heart fills your room
and I wish and I wish and I wish little fish
but what’s to do?

the trick it is? (music!)

grudges are never worth it
picture me dead on the road
you stole my purpose
but you’re too cute for me to be cold
Track Name: Francisco Bley - Heartfluttered
Original Lyrics:

of course your heart fluttered
she is everything you need
if she’s your true love
let her be

now down in the valley
we are anxious for your way
with a hope that a spell
it breaks

well yes you are fucked up
you may always be this way
but the trick is to know
when it’s okay

and now you are naked
and you’re shaking like a kid
and she asks, “if you’ve ever done this?”
you say you did

and no it doesn’t matter
oh, what ever could that mean?
but in that grand lack
you are free

and now’s your big moment
as she’s taking off her dress
it’s your chance to perpetuate the human race!
Track Name: Secret Omar - Rainbow Road
Original Lyrics:

if I was on rainbow road
then I wouldnʼt be so far from home
I want to make you laugh
Iʼve got to make it all better
try to make it last
you know iʼve been practicing my breathing
but I overthink
and end up missing the moment
got to make us laugh
going to make it all better
cause Iʼm--

trying to be okay with everything
but all my hands grab on way too tight
to all those things that once had made me happy
oh no, let go breath by breath
iʼve been
trying to be okay with leaving
every room I step inside
been slowing moments
when I get the chance to
see my friends sometimes

if I was on rainbow road
then I wouldnʼt be so far from home
I want to make you laugh
but end up missing the moment
try to make it last
you know iʼve been practicing my breathing
got to make us laugh
Iʼve got to make us feel better
but I over think
Iʼm going to make it all better
cause Iʼm--

trying to be okay with everything
but all my hands grab on way too tight
to all those things that once had made me me and
oh no, let go breath after breath
iʼve been
trying to be okay with leaving
every one that says goodbye
been slowing moments
when I get the chance to
hug my friends sometimes

I like when our house is full of life
and friends you call the best
I like when our house is full of life
Track Name: Marblemouth - Cauliflower
Original Lyrics:

You don’t know this but
I used to wait for you
to take the elevator
so I could ride with you

now I’m overdressed
in a suit and tie
lingering at your door
trying to make you smile
cause I love it when you smile

and a pumpkin seed for my sister
little sprouting bean; grow forever

rain is calling me saying “come outside”
hide under my hair like a camouflage
but you found me didn’t you?

so you can cry to me
I won’t say anything
you know you can cry to me

I never told you about
how I always knew
from the magazines
how I felt for you

so hold an open door
make a stranger smile
oh well at least for
for a little while

and a cauliflower
for our growing old
do a luau dance
and I know you know

lore’s staring out
at the lettering
what’s she seeing there
in that window pane?
oh tell me

you can cry for me
I won’t say anything
I won’t tell anybody


you said that you felt
as if you shaved your head
and I don’t think you know about
how much it meant
and I know where time goes
to the flowers on the side
of the road where the car came
and took his young life
so I’m saying Maria
lets give it a try
because you’ll lose everything eventually
on the day that you die
and i’ll lose everything eventually
on the day that i die
so why wonder?

oh you don’t it but
sometimes I wait for you
inside that elevator
I love to ride with you
Track Name: Tell - Appalusion
Original Lyrics:

Wait for it boy
The very next catch
Seaside in silence with your eyes open
And a blip could make your loudest voice into a mistake
So sorry all my actions made were to hurt you bad

And she's got a real grip on me
She went from a dream to a pretty girl in my passenger seat
One night
With songs we sang so out of key
Like kids in cars with memories
That kiss in front of movie screens
I never thought I'd hear you sing
The tune of my generic first name
The one my parents gave to me

And wait for it boy
She'll come around again
As I sit with friends
Comparing girls to fish
But in a dream she's more than that
She's everything but I have to laugh
Because I knew her not and that's too bad
Beautiful one, oh how you glow
The seaside's been silent before I knew you so
But maybe my ears turned away
And love’s not blind but deafening
At least I can still hear you say my generic first name
The one I wonder ever travels your brain

And you'll go on
Oh as you should
If I could wreck your home
I think I would
And I know what you want and it's not me
And I could sing my songs way out of key
And I know what it takes to be happy
But it's more than me
Like a fisherman to the sea
Track Name: Samira Winter - Lovelow
Original Lyrics:

lovelow knows me
now I’m sad-eyed
blue controls me
tell her I’m tired

there’s too many colors, man
how do you keep up with them?
there’s too many fuckers, man
how do I compete with that?

and I forget sometimes
the things my brother can say to me
like “I love you, Ty”
where does that place with everything?
cause it made me shake

bed laying, brown eyes
love-high smiling
rug fixed hold it
keep from crying

the endless fear
that gone is gone
my ears pressed to your telephone
my pocket friends are nearing far
they tell me that I’m not alone

but don’t forget you are alone in this world, Ty
did you forget you were alone?
but that’s alright

but I smell like Daisy
your scent makes me blush
oh, where do my arms go
when I’m thinking too much?
when I move past my prime
will the light in my eyes shut ?
the day I grow so dishonest
I’d rather be nothing at all

well there’s too many colors, man
how do you keep up with them?
there’s so many fuckers man
I know I’m no exception
my fear will end when you’ll be gone
don’t tell me that I’m not, Alone
my pocket friends are moving on
our ears fixed to a telephone
home; give up and go home
Track Name: Antony Harding - Mother Sea
Original Lyrics:

call until i hope it hurts
your second life to hide the first
keep me away from my computer
for it only disappoints me
in the car I felt your lightness
but I can only be so heavy

the blue I hate that paints your bike
In this life how I lived by the symbol signs
keep me away from my old lover
yeah the one who went cold
I know it’s not your fault, babe
how beautiful songs get old

we might have trailed off
but who’s to say that I’m too far gone?
you lean so much and you’re bound to fall
and all these norms stuff my nose
and I can’t breath with my mouth
cause all my words have been said for me
by somebody else
I know I’ve seen you before
in other cultural norms
I stood there shaking nervous
in my conventional clothes
but now the rocket awaits me

all of these tangles I’d needn’t to quell
double mirror surrounds me can’t see past that cell
I was hopeful at one point didn’t work out so well
kept my eyes in my pocket where sun never fell

but now the mirror yells
“I think I’m ready to love myself!”
Track Name: Benjamin Shaw - Trees All Right
Original Lyrics:

Lost in doubt
been there
Down and out
I know it all too well

Feel like dying
hold it
got to go
so go to--

--that place where // it’s getting bad
all your nerves can lie // i feel it coming on
undisturbed by brush // is it getting bad?
oh the worldly kind // ‘cause my breathing feels wrong

it’s all right
As long as you’re alive
she’s all right
there she lies in my mind
it’s all right
just do the math
trees all right
cause I said it is

lost in fear
feel it
shaking now

now it’s passed
so good
safe for now

lost in doubt
it’s all right
Track Name: Dante and The Mirrors - Fly Into the Mystery
Original Lyrics:

first I step with my left
then I step with my right
feel my breath
see my palms
as I wander like my mind

to be a tree ainʼt my plan
but to be a better man
and while Iʼm here keep my cool
find my way like people do

you know itʼs all just some dream
but only in the way it seems
is in your mind- even still
Iʼll make peace with this I will

or lick your teeth
through your lips
in some act of defiance
I havenʼt loved you since we were kids
but now Iʼm lost in Los Angeles
the isness song
Track Name: Young Yin - Redwood
Original Lyrics:


stay with me now
till the start of the day
we can take off our clothes
till the city’s awake
making out with my girl on the green line
swapping spit like a kid on the green line

you don’t have to be alone

all in time patience sees
that your hoping’s not for nothing
all in time comfort waits
hope he’s calling out my name
wishing on a new years grape
hope he’s calling out my name

come with me quick
to the deep in the night
summer day cherry dip
then I’ll roll you up tight
making out with my girl on the green line
swapping spit like a kid on the green line

you don’t have to be alone

all in time patience sees
that you’re hoping it’s
not for nothing
all in time comfort waits
hope he’s calling out my name
spent last new years on twelve grapes
hope he’s calling out my name

4. Cauliflower
You don’t know this but
I used to wait for you
to take the elevator
so I could ride with you

now I’m overdressed
in a suit and tie
lingering at your door
trying to make you smile
cause I love it when you smile

and a pumpkin seed for my sister
little sprouting bean; grow forever

rain is calling me saying “come outside”
hide under my hair like a camouflage
but you found me didn’t you?

so you can cry to me
I won’t say anything
you know you can cry to me

I never told you about
how I always knew
from the magazines
how I felt for you

so hold an open door
make a stranger smile
oh well at least for
for a little while

and a cauliflower
for our growing old
do a luau dance
and I know you know

lore’s staring out
at the lettering
what’s she seeing there
in that window pane?
oh tell me

you can cry for me
I won’t say anything
I won’t tell anybody


you said that you felt
as if you shaved your head
and I don’t think you know about
how much it meant
and I know where time goes
to the flowers on the side
of the road where the car came
and took his young life
so I’m saying Maria
lets give it a try
because you’ll lose everything eventually
on the day that you die
and i’ll lose everything eventually
on the day that i die
so why wonder?

oh you don’t it but
sometimes I wait for you
inside that elevator
I love to ride with you

5. Slow Dancing
feeling funny
it’s my fault that you’re loved by me
but I’ll take the fall
I’ll sleep it off
for you

6. Lovelow
lovelow knows me
now I’m sad-eyed
blue controls me
tell her I’m tired

there’s too many colors, man
how do you keep up with them?
there’s too many fuckers, man
how do I compete with that?

and I forget sometimes
the things my brother can say to me
like “I love you, Ty”
where does that place with everything?
cause it made me shake

bed laying, brown eyes
love-high smiling
rug fixed hold it
keep from crying

the endless fear
that gone is gone
my ears pressed to your telephone
my pocket friends are nearing far
they tell me that I’m not alone

but don’t forget you are alone in this world, Ty
did you forget you were alone?
but that’s alright

but I smell like Daisy
your scent makes me blush
oh, where do my arms go
when I’m thinking too much?
when I move past my prime
will the light in my eyes shut ?
the day I grow so dishonest
I’d rather be nothing at all

well there’s too many colors, man
how do you keep up with them?
there’s so many fuckers man
I know I’m no exception
my fear will end when you’ll be gone
don’t tell me that I’m not, Alone
my pocket friends are moving on
our ears fixed to a telephone
home; give up and go home

7. For My Friends
dizzy head / a best friend
I pinched the skin
on my stomach
and though I tried
I couldn’t cry

coaster track
with a camera flash
photograph, it’s all us three and dad
grasp and release
it’s easy right?
grasp and release
you squeezed me tight

so who knows how
to keep from falling down?
guess I’ll find out
just keep saying out loud
“won’t let that green
eat at me”
oh

hold on let go
and be grateful
you were held so close

older now
“it’s always been”
doesn’t mean
it will always be
won’t let that green
embody me

who am I kidding with
the suit and silver watch
why do I crush myself
when comfort’s all I want?

but I’m glad each day
is another chance
and I’ll always be
there for my friends

grasp and release
don’t let your soul sink to your feet

8. Someone Said
someone said that it’d all go by
I smiled it off and I closed my eyes
and I’m still living in the present time

until someone says that it hurts a lot
I’ll keep em pinned and I’ll let go not
I’ll wear my belt with all my pride
I’m a victor chimp of a cage fight
and I know your knocked out somewhere on the other side

so if I die I’ll turn to light
illuminate you through the nights
where in your bed you coil yourself
and you’re laughing at jokes
on the phone with someone else
and I don’t care if I’m forgotten this time
I don’t care if I’m forgotten just wait until I die

I thought someone said that they’d meet me here
and I’m waiting still for her to appear
so I fell for it, the oldest trick
to take account a skeleton
I guess I’ll keep my pen
but what good’s a song
if it don’t mean shit to anyone?
then come the eyes of “are you alright?”
and you ask me this but you know I’m not tonight
cause somewhere’s growth I know it’s near
(and I’m still waiting for her to appear)
but it’s not here

then comes the shame
oh it’s something else
that same old shame that makes me hate myself
and I know talk is cheap
when you beg your lord
oh yeah well sometimes talk is all I can afford
like when you fell for it the oldest trick
saying “I’m only human”
and I guess I’ll keep my pen
but what good is a song
if it don’t make me into anyone
if it don’t make me a better person
a song can’t make you a better person
and my songs won’t make me a better person

and if someone said
they saw in my soul
I’d laugh or cry
I still don’t know

9. The Way She Wears Her Hair
can you stay, rainy day?
I’m inside it’s okay

saw your face
on the big screen
sissy squeaks
“rewind please”
now I am realizing that
everyone’s gotta be something

can you stay
bird in gray
your name fits
with my name
rolling off my tongue
sometimes I say it just to myself
dnuora era stsohg ylno nehw

I’m sorry i can’t kill my craving for you
I’m sorry i can’t cease my thirst when I see you
if I could I’d swallow the rain up!

saw them walk
caught an eye
jewely shines
right on by
all their feathers are in order
but I’m not buying it
everybody’s trying too hard
and then there’s you
you wear your feathers how they fall
do you think once or twice at all?

I’m always seeing my face inside your mirror
when there are two of me
which one do you see?
and which one will I be?

10. After Oddsac
did you like the movie?
I don’t know yet
mothers eyes
and I’m alive
cause I can see them

for me to feel alone
when no one calls my phone
oh man

did you like the movie?
I don’t know yet
fathers eyes
saying “I’m alive”
and I can see them

for me to feel alone
cause no ones hearts my own
oh man

Now I’ll never take for granted this time
when everyone I love is still alive

did you like the movie?
I don’t know yet

11. Redwood
one day I will be a redwood
how could it not be true?
because I want so bad to

cause when I spilt my guts
you kissed my mouth
so now I could grow to blue

one day I will be a redwood
how could it not be so?
cause I want so bad to grow

so when you spill your guts
I’ll hold your arm
and now I could grow to blue
Track Name: island high - Par Four Plateau
Original Lyrics:

Don't forget your first love he will not
Rainy walk to a golf course in the dark
Your sister read the letter while I learned your ceiling
Silence and the paper between her fingers
When I looked up she was crying
And now I am on a rock in your college
I could not find the words they were in my car

Your first love don't forget the nose you always have the last touch
With the fix of a smush and the look that you give to yourself in the mirror
When you see yourself as the world will see and the Listerine you swoosh

When you found another
It was my idea
But now it plagues me so
Such is life
I let you go
Track Name: kino - Melting Cassatt
Original Lyrics:

And I need a song to calm me down
or a friendʼs hand to grab at David Weldʼs
and I fear to go too far on my own
so now I need a song to calm me down
or a mental map to roam David Weldʼs
sometimes I need a song to say;

Singing in sunny tones
even when I am alone
laughing at no oneʼs jokes
even when I am alone
and I told myself that I wouldnʼt cry
with a backpack glance and a cardboard eye
Iʼm just happy now that I know for sure
itʼs gonna be a girl

Now I need a song to calm me down
or a friendʼs face to touch at David Weldʼs
what a mess to find your way on your own
you always need a song to calm you down
and youʼll never ever be somewhere else
we both saw the renoir sky
but I got some shit still on my mind;

want to be far from home
oh no, now I am alone
so far safe from sunny tones
even when I am alone
and I told myself that I wouldnʼt cry
you can tell yourself
but itʼs up to your eyes
Iʼm just happy now
cause I know for sure
sheʼs gonna be a girl

well I need a song to calm me down and
or maybe ashʼs lap to lay at david weldʼs
likely all this wantingʼs gonna psych me out
and Iʼll need a song to calm me down and
whatever so it goes
is there a safe zone?
Thereʼs no safe zone
Iʼll find a safe zone

singing with sunny tones
even when I am alone
laughing at no ones jokes
even when I am alone
and I told myself that I wouldnʼt cry
you can tell yourself but itʼs up to your eyes
Iʼm just happy now that I know for sure
sheʼs gonna be a girl
itʼs gonna be a girl
Track Name: David Yorr - Comet Happer
Original Lyrics:

One more song before I leave, Nicole
it’s only right in the way it feels right
in the dark of a sin
as still as I ever wanted it
and it’s dark
and it is

well dark is night
and it’s wild

and your eyes are blue
and they’re wild too

no more staying on the other shore
for a wish that we’ll all be all right

but you know it’s fine
you say, “it’s only night time”
Track Name: Lorena Alvarado - Late Enough (In the Night)
Original Lyrics:

late enough in the night
if you want come and sign
on my back and I’ll try
all I can to ease you
into your rest
hold my hand
you can lay in my lap
and I’ll smile
you won’t see
cause you’ll be sound asleep

late enough in the night
when our legs are aligned
on your back
I imbibe
as I suck out the blue
from your neck
so when I shake
and there are no words to say
sometimes it’s too much
to look at you
looking at me too

late enough in the night
when your eyes are nearest to mine
Track Name: Olympians DJ Set - Jungle Path
Original Lyrics:

Light shines beautifully between my bedroom blinds
Though I planned to sleep
Night time, when I see my friends in a parking light and they're mine to keep
And when they're gone I know I'll want them back

Want to fill the sky with photo-filled balloons and keep me to see
Beauty in everything
Sunrise a frequent phenomena
Where'd you find your permanent sea?
Temporary everything

And in the day the people strange they whip and turn their awkward backs away

There's no cure for being only one but you can make it surely
I know you can
I know I can

And when the day is finally done
I see light in everyone
And when my days are finally done
Will I know life in anyone?
Track Name: Snowball II - Desperation Club
Original Lyrics:

man, where’s comfort now?
I’m alive somehow
man, where are you now?

pacing and waiting around
for that sweet old remembering sound
Track Name: Susie Secret - Ooh Rocket
Original Lyrics:

ooh rocket, take me high
ooh rocket, take me where I can’t fly
Track Name: Evan Wasner - Authorless Novel
Original Lyrics:

greg: in the land of winter there’s
cold talks and white walks
hanging on
strange weather we’ve been having huh?
in the land of winters there’s
dead trees and dead leaves

ty: man, where’s comfort now?
I’m alive somehow
man, where are you now?
I’m alive somehow

and the paintings in the museum made me feel nothing
so I whistled and wandered around
and my egos still climbing, it wants me on top
and I’m sorry to push you all down

it’s just this bad trick where my eyes see with my body
and I feel like there’s only me
need a habit or some company or to do something
for someone who is not me

and the girl who wore your perfume made me think too much
so I whistled and wandered around
and my egos still needs me to be number one
but I think that I figured it out

that I only wish to be a positive force
and I don’t wanna be the main character of my own life anymore
Track Name: Fishslaughter - You Know What
Original Lyrics:

who am I now?
I’m not the young punk rocker
and far away is the day that Damon played in his punk band and I was

tightrope over sea of green
if it gets rough just keep close to me
can’t forget oh not this time
no roller-coaster on my thigh
to pack you up- that’s not my place
but I came all this way just to kiss on your face
so who am I now?
and what’s my silence saying
what am I trying to say?
does it say “I love you?”
is it saying “I’ll be true?”
does it say “I want you?”
hope it’s saying it all

hold her
keep it
keep her
hold it
holder’s keeper
smile while you can
nothing lasts for forever
Track Name: Raw Paws - Mantra One
Original Lyrics:

Mantra one is Donʼt worry, Ty
through slack jaws and those spyglass eyes
see Ken predicted wonderful flow and it shows
I was dancing on the plateau
what was I so nervous for?
and Steve said how it comes in waves
I hang ten closes those eyes they say to just breathe

Mantra two is to hold the pen
a dagger for those pessimists
but I learned all the wonderful words - itʼs hard at first
donʼt forget the wonderful words!
Rich said that he “gets to work and breathe”

So you lie and they take
When you pull, they pull it all away

Mantra three is to let it be
Track Name: Shiny Tiger - Oh, So Juvenile
Original Lyrics:

hey, i caught you smiling
and the way that I need you feels so juvenile

now we’re taking our clothes off
and the way that I need you is the force of mankind

hey, she barely watched my guts pour out
and the way that I need her, it led to my life

now I want my face in marble
and the way that I need it is so juvenile.
Track Name: Sonoak & Plain Grays - After Oddsac
Original Lyrics:

did you like the movie?
I don’t know yet
mothers eyes
and I’m alive
cause I can see them

for me to feel alone
when no one calls my phone
oh man

did you like the movie?
I don’t know yet
fathers eyes
saying “I’m alive”
and I can see them

for me to feel alone
cause no ones hearts my own
oh man

Now I’ll never take for granted this time
when everyone I love is still alive

did you like the movie?
I don’t know yet
Track Name: Casio Adcock - Blurry & Bright
Original Lyrics:

Blurry & Bright:

kiss me, sweetie
know I’m all yours now
heard someone say that everyday
we become someone else
hope that’s a lie

now what I know’s my home
how could I make you my make you my home
without the light?

hold me, honey
know I’m all yours now
someday you’ll crave
for somebody else
I’d rather die

and I call you mine that’s an illusory phrase
and I call you mine keeps me on my feet
well so I lean a bit
on your loving face
and I was told to win
but I won’t step near that fucking plate
when I’m afraid

do I bring the light;
when I sing about depression all the time?
am I bringing everybody with me down?
how could I think to possess somebody else?
possess less

and I don’t care much how I spend my days
know they’ll all seem bright in nostalgia’s gaze
and it kills me bad I know you won’t stay
but you’ll always be mine in a nostalgic way
you’ll bring the light

it’s so easy when it’s easy
rise above when it gets hard

Underwater:
when we kissed in the pool
underwater, moon was bright and I felt cool
Track Name: Glass Frog - My Warmth Won't
Original Lyrics:

Keep your elephant shoes on
Skins turned to glass with artificial skin on the other side
I know that our faces lit by LED screens four and a half hours away won't keep you warm

Keep your irrelevant shoes one
You've got distractions
I'm only one of them
But I love you with all four chambers
Now
Track Name: Jack Hayter - Stomach Pit
Original Lyrics:

the passerby knows not my name
our ant-like shells move on
when telomeres do what they must
my loved ones please come home

so soon we’ll sing our songs for you
like children pure and gay
a choir so strong we haven’t a chance
to shy our eyes away

suddenly I’m not me; is this really happening?; stomach pit; where’s
my friend?
lonesome in; ocean
spinning song; hurts a lot; camera click; then forgot; guess I grew up
too fast
lonesome in; ocean

I walked alone my hood was high
the concrete’s shining face
we clicked our heels a thousand times
I‘ll miss you anyway

so drunk on heaviness we brewed
inside our hoping heads
I saw true light. it’s blinding
I’ve waited for it since

coffee kick; florida sun; caring less; discipline; self explore; shave
your head
what’s it for?; gotten
mold me now; monolith; ferris wheel; ever since; sleevy stretch; hide
my hands;
now she’s dead; oh man
leather palm; secret tears; whisper “get me out of here”; wish you
well; eyes are red
lonesome in the ocean

I walked along the Charles today
a lovely lady passed
I’ll carry mine- a heavy life
may a light heart beat in my chest
Track Name: Safehouse - Electrical Smile
Original Lyrics:

I felt an awful big size
oh joy to glow with my friends all
by my electrical sides
on my electrical mind and

Now sit along the state line
tall grass or molten on either side
and my electrical smile
let it beat on other oneʼs eyes

I felt awakening light
clear lake projected upside my
oh my american eyes
now all my mornings can be light

I say to stay open wide
enjoy the grass that lies on your on side
and your electrical wish
let it be discovered in foolishness

I felt an awful big size
I felt an awful big size

I felt an awesome recline
one love is more than I need but
Iʼll say “I say I donʼt mind”
donʼt leave my narcissus side cause

I felt an awful big size
thought greg said “donʼt worry” in his song
now my electrical pain
has seeped to grass and made fade away

i say to stay open wide
oh joy to glow with my dad all
on my electrical side
shares my electrical eyes and

now sit along the state line
california mountains creep up on
on our imagining day
when all the clutter has gone away

i felt an awful big size
i felt an awful big size
Track Name: Friend Request - Sunshine Psych
Original Lyrics:

hold on tight
your magic mind will take you high and drop you down
Iʼll admit it makes no sense
the stigmas we give our home towns

cause I like when our house is full of life
and when friends stick around
but go your way Iʼll smile today
my muddy feet grow flowers now

youʼve got to make it work to make it work

oh my heart
that sunʼs gonna drop
but sheʼsʼ grateful just to be alive
and I exist and spoil it
by hugging stories in my mind

but I like when your mouth is full of sunny words
or kissing mine
but say it, friend, over again
Iʼm alright!

youʼve got to make it work to make it work
Track Name: Cloud - Appalusion (Acapella)
Wait for it boy
The very next catch
Seaside in silence with your eyes open
And a blip could make your loudest voice into a mistake
So sorry all my actions made were to hurt you bad

And she's got a real grip on me
She went from a dream to a pretty girl in my passenger seat
One night
With songs we sang so out of key
Like kids in cars with memories
That kiss in front of movie screens
I never thought I'd hear you sing
The tune of my generic first name
The one my parents gave to me

And wait for it boy
She'll come around again
As I sit with friends
Comparing girls to fish
But in a dream she's more than that
She's everything but I have to laugh
Because I knew her not and that's too bad
Beautiful one, oh how you glow
The seaside's been silent before I knew you so
But maybe my ears turned away
And love’s not blind but deafening
At least I can still hear you say my generic first name
The one I wonder ever travels your brain

And you'll go on
Oh as you should
If I could wreck your home
I think I would
And I know what you want and it's not me
And I could sing my songs way out of key
And I know what it takes to be happy
But it's more than me
Like a fisherman to the sea

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