B i o g r a p h y
 (by Heather Phares)

Incorporating moody folk and hushed electronics in ways that recall Cat Power as well as the xx, Daughter began as the solo project of singer/guitarist Elena Tonra. Tonra was performing on her own when she met guitarist Igor Haefeli, who joined Daughter along with drummer Remi Aguilella to complete the band's lineup. The trio self-released a demo as well as their 2011 debut EP, His Young Heart, which led to Mumford & Sons' label Communion releasing their second EP, the more polished and eclectic The Wild Youth, later that year. Early in 2012, Daughter signed with 4AD, which released the single Smother that October. The band's debut album, If You Leave, arrived in April 2013. After an extensive tour in support of the debut, Daughter reentered the studio to begin recording their second album, Not to Disappear. The record was primarily self-recorded, after which they took it to Nicolas Vernhes (Deerhunter, War on Drugs, Animal Collective), who produced the final mixes at his Rare Book Room studio in Greenpoint, Brooklyn. It was released in early 2016. For their next project, Daughter composed a score to the video game Life Is Strange: Before the Storm. The track "Burn It Down" was issued as the soundtrack's first single in August 2017. A year later, Tonra released an eponymous album under the solo moniker Ex:Re.




If You Leave
- 2013-03-18 -



Winter
Smother
Youth
Still
Lifeforms
Tomorrow
Human
Touch
Amsterdam
Shallows

Smoke (Japanese Bonus Track)
Drift (Instrumental) (Japanese Bonus Track)

Not To Disappear
- 2016-01-15 -



New Ways
Numbers
Doing The Right Thing
How
Mothers
Alone / With You
No Care
To Belong
Fossa
Made Of Stone
The End
(Japanese Bonus Track)

Music From Before The Storm
- 2017-09-01 -



Glass (Instrumental)
Burn It Down
Flaws (Instrumental)
Hope
The Right Way Around (Instrumental)
Witches (Instrumental)
Departure (Instrumental)

All I Wanted
I Can'
t Live Here Anymore
Dreams Of William
Improve (Instrumental)
Voices (Instrumental)

A Hole In The Earth

Ex:Re
- 2018-11-30 - Elena Tonra



Where The Time Went
Crushing
New York
Romance
The Dazzler
Too Sad
Liar
I Can't Keep You
5AM
My Heart

NON ALBUMS TRACKS
- Misc -

Blue And Grey
Candles
Everybody's Got To Learn Sometime
Get Lucky
Hardest Goodbye
Home
I Will Not Go Back
Landfill
Love
Medicine
Misery Is A Butterfly
Perth Vs. Ready For The Floor
Peter
Poke
Run
Switzerland
Undead
The Woods
Your Kisses

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If You Leave

Winter

Drifting apart like two sheets of ice, my love
Frozen hearts growing colder with time
There's no heat from our mouths
Please take me back to when I was yours

When we were in flames
I needed, I needed you
To run through my veins
Like disease, disease
And now we are strange
Strangers

It's different now
Grey-faced
Eyes burnt out
Flames are gone
My gloves are on
I have a feeling
Love's gone mad

We're too similar
Losing our minds
With cabin fever,
Shut in confined spaces
Lost in the dark,
My hand taken
Resting on your heart

When we were in flames, I needed, I needed you
To run through my veins, like disease, disease
And now we are strange, strangers

Wait for me to degrade before
You go
Killing prey for
Waste of
Daylight
Speaks when
Slumber's keeping
Under the bed
Out of revenge
I'm derailing
While you've been staining our sheets
With some piece of me
With some piece of me

Oh, winter comes
Oh, winter crush all of the things that I once loved

Winter come
Winter crush all of the things that I once had

Smother

I'm wasted, losing time
I'm a foolish, fragile spine
I want all that is not mine
I want him but we're not right

In the darkness I will meet my creators
And they will all agree, that I'm a suffocator

I should go now quietly
For my bones have found a place to lie down and sleep
Where all my layers can become reeds
All my limbs can become trees
All my children can become me
What a mess I leave
To follow
To follow
To follow
To follow

In the darkness I will meet my creators
They will all agree, that I'm a suffocator
Suffocator
Suffocator

Oh no
I'm sorry if I smothered you
I'm sorry if I smothered you
I sometimes wish I'd stayed inside my mother
Never to come out

Youth

Shadows settle on the place, that you left
Our minds are troubled by the emptiness
Destroy the middle, it's a waste of time
From the perfect start to the finish line

And if you're still breathing, you're the lucky ones
'Cause most of us are heaving through corrupted lungs
Setting fire to our insides for fun
Collecting names of the lovers that went wrong
The lovers that went wrong

We are the reckless
We are the wild youth
Chasing visions of our futures
One day we'll reveal the truth
That one will die before he gets there

And if you're still bleeding, you're the lucky ones
'Cause most of our feelings, they are dead and they are gone
We're setting fire to our insides for fun
Collecting pictures from a flood that wrecked our home
It was a flood that wrecked this home

And you caused it
And you caused it
And you caused it

Well I've lost it all, I'm just a silhouette
I'm a lifeless face that you'll soon forget
My eyes are damp from the words you left
Ringing in my head, when you broke my chest
Ringing in my head, when you broke my chest

And if you're in love, then you are the lucky one
'Cause most of us are bitter over someone
Setting fire to our insides for fun
To distract our hearts from ever missing them
But I'm forever missing him

And you caused it
And you caused it
And you caused it

Still

I'll wrap up my bones
And leave them
Out of this home
Out on the road

Two feet standing on a principle
Two hands longing for each others warmth
Cold smoke seeping out of colder throats
Darkness falling, leaves nowhere to go

It's spiraling down
Biting words like a wolf howling
Hate is spitting out each others mouths
But we're still sleeping like we're lovers

Still with feet touching
Still with eyes meeting
Still our hands match
Still with hearts beating

Still with feet touching
Still with eyes meeting
Still our hands match
Still with hearts beating

Still with feet touching
Still with eyes meeting
Still our hands match
Still with hearts beating

Two feet standing on a principle
Two hands digging in each others wounds
Cold smoke seeping out of colder throats
Darkness falling, leaves nowhere to move

It's spiraling down
Biting words like a wolf howling
Hate is spitting out each others mouths
But we're still sleeping like we're lovers

Still with feet touching
Still with eyes meeting
Still our hands match
Still with hearts beating

Still with feet touching
Still with eyes meeting
Still our hands match
Still with hearts beating

Still with feet touching
Still with eyes meeting
Still our hands match
Still with hearts beating

I'll wrap up my bones
And leave them
Out of this home
Out on the road

Two feet standing on a principle
Two hands longing for each others warmth
Cold smoke seeping out of colder throats
Darkness falling, leaves nowhere to go

Lifeforms

From the beginning
Small lifeforms
They can kill without warning
So you don't explode

Stop your growing limbs and thinking
That you love them now you're blinking
And reminding her of him

Oh you steal his features
And your mother is a bleacher
She don't even feel the heat no
She don't even want to speak to you

But you, you always find another place to go
Oh you, you always find another womb to grow, to grow, to grow

Well you can try to sink down deeply
And find the children lost at sea
Find the children who discretely
Were killed in infancy

To stop them holding you and screaming
That you'll lose your wildest dreaming
Still reminding you of him
How he left without reasons

But you, you always find another place to go
Oh you, you always find another womb to grow, to grow, to grow

You can try to forget me but I won't let you easily
You can try to forget me but I won't let you easily
I'm floating out in the water washed out to sea
Drifting away with time you'll regret you've conceived it
Clean up the dead you leave behind
Just like insects

Clean up the dead you leave behind

Tomorrow

By tomorrow we'll be swimming with the fishes
Leave our troubles in the sand
And when the sun comes up
We'll be nothing but dust
Just the outlines of our hands

By tomorrow we'll be lost amongst the leaves
In a wind that chills the skeletons of trees
And when the moon, it shines, I will leave two lines
Just find my love, then find me

Don't bring tomorrow
'Cause I already know
I'll lose you
Don't bring tomorrow
'Cause I already know
I'll lose you
I'll lose you

By tomorrow I'll be left in the darkness
Amongst your cold sheets
And your shoes will be gone
And your body warmth no longer beside me

But don't bring tomorrow
'Cause I already know
I'll lose you
Don't bring tomorrow
'Cause I already know
I'll lose
I'll lose
You

Human

Woken up like an animal
Teeth ready for sinking
My mind's lost in bleak visions
I've tried to escape but keep sinking

Limbs lost to a dead-weight stake
Skull cage like a prison
And he's lost faith he'll ever see again
So may he once thought of me then

Underneath the skin there's a human
Buried deep within there's a human
And despite everything I'm still human
But I think I'm dying here

Woken up like an animal
I'm un-ready for healing
My mind's lost with nightmares streaming
Woken up (kicking screaming)

Take me out of this place I'm in
Break me out of this shell-like case I'm in

Underneath the skin there's a human
Buried deep within there's a human
And despite everything I'm still human

I think that I'm still human
I think that I'm still human
I think that I'm still human

Underneath the skin there's a human
Buried deep within there's a human
And despite everything I'm still human
But I think I'm dying here

Touch

Love hunt me down
I can't stand to be so dead behind the eyes
And feed me, spark me up
A creature in my blood stream chews me up

So I can feel something
So I can feel something

Give me touch
'Cause I've been missing it
I'm dreaming of
Strangers
Kissing me in the night
Just so I
Just so I

Can feel something
Can feel something
Can feel something
Can feel something

You steal me away
With your eyes and with your mouth
And just take me back to a room in your house
And stare at me with the lights off

To feel something
To feel something
To feel something
To feel something

In the night
In the night
In the night
When we touch
In the night
'Cause I've been lusting it

Amsterdam

Skin off like lightning
Breathing flames from tourist trade
Your eyes go quite frightening
You lock your gaze on to my face

Heavy eyed
Crawling on the roadside
Swinging from the street lights

I hope by the morning I will have grown back
By the morning I will have grown back
I'll escape with him
Show him all my skin
Then I'll go
I'll go home
Amsterdam

I'm a flying kite in the breeze just
Restlessly seeking images a child needs to help them sleep
I've been thinking that I should see someone
Just to find out if I'm alright

By the morning I will have grown back
By the morning I will have grown back
I'll escape with him
Show him all my skin
Then I'll go
I'll go home
Amsterdam

I used to dream of
Adventure
When I was younger
With lungs miniature
But now we're killing
Our brain cells
Is this called living
Or something else
Or something else

By the morning I will have grown back
By the morning I will have grown back
By the morning I will have grown back
By the morning I will have grown back

Shallows

Let the water rise
Let the ground crack
Let me fall inside
Lying on my back
Lying on my back

Dry your smoke-stung eyes
So you can see the light
You're staring at the sky
Watching stars collide
Watching stars collide

If you leave
When I go
Find me
In the shallows

When the time comes
On the last day
When they start to come down
Will you just
Will you run away
Will you run away

And let it all rain down
From the blood stained clouds
Come out, come out, to the sea my love
And just
Drown with me
Drown with me

If you leave
When I go
Find me
In the shallows

Lying on my back
Watching stars collide

Smoke

(Japanese Bonus Track)

In a smoke filled room
With your father watching me
There's three doors and no keys
It's rising, it's choking me

In a smoke filled room
In a smoke filled room

There's a man with no face
Just a blurred out portrait
In a photo frame
I'm losing again, I'm losing my friend
He's face down on the pavement

Then a woman, she screams
It's a terrible night
As the mood changes to dark from light
Tell the doctor what's become of me
So you can analyse, analyse my dreams
Of a smoke filled room
Of a smoke filled room

And then we kiss and his lips turn into sand
And the whole of him cascades through my hands
Making a castle on the floor
Then I'm alone again
No keys and three doors
And a smoke filled room

Now we're both in the room
And we're breathing the fumes
No doors this time, just a gap in the roof
Life floods in, heaven, we're blind
And slowly suffocating, we're dying

In a smoke filled room
We're dying in a smoke filled room
We're dying in a smoke filled room
(In a smoke filled room)

In a smoke filled room
In a smoke filled room
In a smoke filled room



Not To Disappear

New Ways

Washed out brain
I have a dirty mind
Oh, I need, I need new ways
To waste my time
I need new ways

Washed out brain
I live alone, alone, alone
Washed out face
Keep me inside, I need new ways
To waste my time
I need, I need new ways

I'm trying to get out
Find a subtle way out
Not just cross myself out
Not just disappear

I'm trying to get out
Find a subtle way out
Not just cross myself out
Not just disappear

I've been trying to stay out
But there's something in you
I can't be without
I just need it here

I'm trying to get out
Find a subtle way out
Not to cross myself out
Not to disappear

I've been trying to stay out
But there's something in you
I can't be without
I just need it here

Oh I need
New ways to waste my time
I need new ways
To waste my time
I need new ways
To waste my time

Numbers

Take the worst situations
Make a worse situation
Follow me home, pretend you
Found somebody to mend you

I feel numb
I feel numb in this kingdom
I feel numb
I feel numb in this kingdom

Chemically enlaced faces
Blackout nights in tight spaces
We'll feel distant embraces
Scratching hands 'round my waist, yeah
I'll wash my mouth but still taste you

I feel numb
I feel numb in this kingdom
I feel numb
I feel numb in this kingdom

I feel numb
I feel numb in this kingdom
I feel numb
I feel numb in this kingdom

You'd better, you'd better, you'd better
You'd better make me
Me better, me better
You'd better make me better

You better, you better, you better
You better make me
Me better, me better
You'd better make me better

You'd better, you'd better, you'd better
You'd better make me
Me better, me better
You'd better make me better

You'd better, you'd better, you'd better
You'd better make me
Me better, me better
You'd better make me better

I feel numb, make me better
I feel numb in this kingdom
I feel numb, make me better
I feel numb in this kingdom

Doing The Right Thing

And they're making children
And they're making love
With their old excuses
We are built for reproduction
But I find it soothing
When I am confined
I'm just fearing one day soon
I'll lose my mind

Then I'll lose my children
Then I'll lose my love
Then I'll sit in silence
Let the pictures soak
Out of televisions
Float across the room
Whisper into one ear
And out the other one

Then I'll take my clothes off
And I'll walk around
Because it's so nice outside
And I like the way the sun feels
And when it's dark
I'll call out in the night for my mother
But she isn't coming back for me
Cause she's already gone
But you will not tell me that
Cause you know it hurts me everytime you say it
And you know you're doing the right thing
You must know you're doing the right thing

I have lost my children
I have lost my love
I just sit in silence
Let the pictures soak
Out of televisions
Out of televisions
Out of televisions
Out of televisions
Out of televisions

And they're making children
Everyone's in love
I just sit in silence
Let the pictures soak

How

Moving on
Is moving in slow motion
To keep the pain to a minimum
Weightless, only wait for a fall

How long must I wait for you
Undone in the evening?
How long must I wait for you
To become what I need

Holding old souvenirs
His words inked from birthdays
Goodbye to our empty ruins
Yeah, that's when I saw her

Hold me back
Hold me back
All I am
All I am

How long before the last dance
How come he was the one to let me down
How come they glow different in the evening
How come they stare distant into daylight

Like it's alright
Like it's alright

Mothers

Oh we'll grow all you need to grow inside my spine
And then take what you need to take, what's yours is mine
And then just give all you want of it to some new thing
I'll stay here, the provider of that constant sting they call love
They call love

Oh we'll drain all you need to drain out of me
All the colors have washed away, no more rosy sheen
Now just a pale isolated shell, oh what a place
Oh what a place I call myself
I call myself

Oh love all you need to love before it goes
When your face becomes a stranger's I don't know
You'll never remember who I was to you
Carried in the womb
Of a cold mother
A cold mother
They call home
They call home
They call
They call
Mothers
Mothers

Give all you need to give
But sometimes they won't take what they need to take
The strangest chemical reactions
Inside of her brain, no she's not the same
No she's not the same
No she's not the same

Alone / With You

I hate sleeping alone
Terrified with the lights out
I hate living alone
Talking to myself is boring conversation
Me and I are not friends
She is only an acquaintance

I hate dreaming of being alone
'Cause you are never there
Just a shadowy figure with a blank face
Kicking me out of his place
I hate walking alone
I should get a dog or something
I hate eating alone
I hate eating alone

I hate sleeping with you
Cause you are never there
Just a shadowy figure with a blank face
Kicking me out of his place
I hate living with you
I should get a dog or something
I hate walking with you
Talking to myself is boring conversation
You and I were once friends
Now you're only an acquaintance

I hate dreaming of being with you
I hate dreaming of being with you
I hate dreaming of being with you
Terrified with the lights out
Terrified with the lights out

No Care

No one asks me for dances because I only know how to flail
I always look like I'm drowning, dead arms around him
I'd rather stand still, hold tightly to the walls

No care, no care in the world
No care, no care in the world
I don't care, I don't care anymore
I don't care, I don't care

Love you looked panicked because I prefer to sit on fences
Spit-kissing on my sick bed
I'm not searching for replacements
But we are like broken instruments
Twisted up and wheezing out the wrong notes
Sleepless folks watching light grow
Through their early morning windows

I don't care, I don't care anymore
I don't care, I don't care

Oh, I'm too drunk to fight, hurlings curses at your surface
Because I'm aware, because it hurts that I'm in love again
And you laugh kiss my neck say your arguments are insane
Fighting over the way something was said
While I'm stood here like a cheap threat

No care, no care in the world
No care, no care in the world
I don't care, I don't care anymore
I don't care, I don't care

Oh, there has only been one time where we fucked
And I felt like a bad memory
Like my spine was a reminder of her
And you said that you felt sick
Oh I was so heavy hearted, lying silent with you afterwards
How I wanted you to promise we would only make love
How I wanted you to promise we would only make love
How I wanted you to promise we'd only make love
But my mouth felt like I was choking, broken glass
So I just slept it off
You see, my mouth felt like it could talk the end of us
So I just slept it off, slept it off

No care, no care in the world
No care, no care
I don't care, I don't care anymore
I don't care, I don't care

Ah, I'm too drunk to fight
I only wanted you to promise we would only ever make love
But my mouth felt like I was choking, broken glass
So I just slept it off
I wanted you to promise me we would only ever make love
I wanted you to promise me we would only ever make love

To Belong

Don't you think you'll be better off
Without me tied around your neck, it's like the weight your
Body pulls me underneath where I can't breathe
I'm tired of talking, I've been screaming all day

Don't you think we'll be better off
Without temptation to regress, to fake tenderness
Waiting to see someone we won't know for long
In cities we'll only leave

Don't you think we'd be better off
Without the pressure to address
A room of faces
Waiting to hear some strange woman speak in tongues
On lonely fridays oh my loveless drunk, baby
Loveless drunk, baby

I don't want to belong, I don't want to belong
I don't want to belong, to you, to anyone
I don't want to belong, I don't want to belong
I don't want to belong, to you, to anyone
I don't want to belong, I don't want to belong

Don't you think we'd be better off
Without the pressure to address
A room of faces
Waiting to hear some strange women speak in tongues
On lonely fridays oh my loveless drunk, baby
Loveless drunk, baby

Fossa

I said too much, said the wrong thing
Remembering the image I was trying to project to you
Casting illusion, think I'm losing my head
Sometimes I feel
Be what you want, I can be what you want
Be what you want, I can't be what you want
Be what you want, I can be what you want
Be what you want, I can't be what you want

I don't know you now
But I'm lying here, somehow

I feel sick
You're drowning in the pit of my stomach
Oh I know it's my fault
While you're busy diving down I find I feel alone (I feel fine, I feel fine, I feel fine)
Feel a little out of my mind (I feel fine, I feel fine, I feel fine)

Oh I'm stuck, I've said too much
I'm going, mad
Checking checking, waiting waiting
For some kind of response from you
Let me know
I haven't opened up
The floodgates again, to another man
Who controls the pain but never says anything
Anything
Anything

I don't owe you much
But I'll miss you so
I'll miss him

I feel sick
You're drowning in the pit of my stomach
You don't know that I'm caught
Thinking you remind me of someone I can face no more
I've gotta get him out of my mind

While you're busy diving down
I find I feel alone
I feel alone
I've gotta get him out of mind
While you're busy diving down
I find I feel alone
I feel alone
I feel alone

Made Of Stone

What if I'm made of stone
Feeling is not a system
Nervous I'm caught in a hold
Hoping I'm overthinking
I should be feeling more
Draped over your bones
Paint colours up the walls
To spread our inspirations
You are the likely cause
Of what will be my demise

Oh it's not surprising
Just inconvenient
To play no part in
All of the instruments
Seem to be sounding out
''It's premature''

I think I'm made of stone
I should be feeling more

Love
It's just face-painting
Love
It's just easing the waiting
Before dying without company

I think I'm made of stone
I think we are all
Built out of memory
Built out of scenes
Structures of whispers
Pass through our veins
Laid out on screens
Show our tiny heads
''You'll find love kid, it exists''

The End

This is the end
This is the end

You will wait to find that I'm still here
And you've been waiting for the light to shine

Wake up, wake up, wake up
I'll be the answer to the question
I can answer, it's a question
You can't spit it out, can we find
We find, we find a way out, a way out

It's easier to understand
We die, we're buried underground
But I have stayed awake since then
I'm trying to find a new best friend

You instigate, come after chasing
Oh, what the hell should I say, then
I've missed you
Let's spend the future talking about the past
How you said goodbye
How I fucked your mind up

Well, you really are something else
I'd say you were sent here
Just to keep me in check
My pulse is quick, my neck is stretched
Cruel lover says I need to just
Get over it, get over him
Get over myself

They say there's something in our sky
We should pay attention
I don't care to realize
I'm too busy moping
They say there's something in our seas
We should all be careful
I'm not swimming anyway
I'm too busy moping
They say there's something in my house
That I should just get out, get out
I don't want to be escaping
No, I'm too busy moping around
I'm too busy moping around
I'm too busy moping around
I'm too busy moping around
I'm too busy moping around

Take a run home, I don't like where you're going
Run home, I don't like what you're saying
Run home, I don't like where you're going
Run home, I don't like what you're saying
Take a run home, I don't like where you're going
Run home, I don't like what you're saying
Run home, I don't like where you're going
Run home, I don't like what you're saying



Music From Before The Storm

Burn It Down

Always said I was a good kid
Always said I had a way with words
Never knew I could be speechless
Don't know how I'll ever break this curse

Now the world is only white noise
Frequencies that I can't understand
I can't be bothered with the teachers
Always trying to shape the way I act

Burn it down, burn it down, burn it down, burn it down

I'll set fire to the whole place
I don't even care about our house
It's not the same in here since he left anyways

Burn it down, burn it down, burn it down, burn it down

Always said I was a good kid
Always said I had a way with words
Never knew I could be speechless
Don't know how I'll ever break this curse

Now the world is only white noise
Frequencies that I can't understand
I can't be bothered with the teachers
Always trying to shape the way I act

Burn it down, burn it down, burn it down, burn it down

Momma told me all of this is
Just a place we have to settle for
Less than anything we dream on
We'll continue to be disappointments

I feel down, I feel down, I feel down, I feel down
I feel down, I feel down, I feel down, I feel down

Burn it down, burn it down, burn it down, burn it down
Burn it down, burn it down, burn it down, burn it
Burn it, burn it

Hope

Go back to where you held armour against your skin
Don't sink, just swim towards the storm
And once again you'll be reborn, reborn, reborn

Go back to where I held armour against my skin
Won't sink, I swim towards the storm
And once again I'll be reborn, reborn, reborn

All I Wanted

The virtual is going in the way
Keep it tight so no-one will stray
Staring at a light needless to say
That I will be alright, alright home

And your tears sting, friend
You have waited the end out there
Golden hour finding
You stand still, stare at my stupid bedroom

All that I wanted wasn't unwanted
Oh and I wonder why I'm not wanted
All that I wanted was not there
But I dared
Be wanted

Yeah, in a corridor
Yeah, and you call me
Yeah, when I see you
You, you know damn well

Throw back arms I love you
And I won't be bothering with mourning
It's crucial that you see the truth
When looking for yourself
Not useless observations

Yeah, in a corridor
Yeah, and you call me
Yeah, when I see you
You, you know damn well

I Can’t Live Here Anymore

I can't live here
I can't live here
I can't live here
I can't live here

Dreams Of William

Where will I go
When the only home I've known is ashes now
How will I know when the only love I'm shown is so changeable?
How do I grow then, when I've been alive for the best part of my life
Feeling alone
Feeling alone with you
Without you
With you
Without
With you
Without you
With
Without you

A Hole In The Earth

In my own turn
I'm trying to reach out I know I'll get there soon
There's a hole in the earth here
And we're walking round the edges
You were flaunting all your open wounds
I can't express them better than you

You have buried childish qualities
Friend make sense of me, friend make sense of me
I have many destructive qualities
Friend make sense of me, friend make sense of me

It's like an old ruin
Your father's a liar while my father's lying down
In a hole in the earth there
And I'm scared I'll forget him
I'm still haunted by those open wounds
I won't express them truly to you

You have buried childish qualities
Friend make sense of me, friend make sense of me
I have many destructive qualities
Friend make sense of me, friend make sense of me

I have so much hurt inside me
Friend make sense of me, friend make sense of me
I have so much hurt inside me
Friend make sense of me, friend make sense of me
Friend, friend, friend, friend

 Ex:Re

Where The Time Went

You could open with your failings
Make them understand, show the love notes
Make them picture with their eyes closed
Make them wonder where the time goes
Keep your distance south of river
Draw a line, they are not together
Make it screech, stop, wait, turn red
Make me wonder where the time went

You will not save me a stand-off
Be not a stranger land here
I will leave this empty-handed
Feeling selfish, common as shit

Leave me question where your heart lends
How you open-wounded withstand
Lead me into some false pretence
I will ruin you in a second
Leave it up to interpretation
Open-ended invitation
And your wedding, I could crash it
Whisper in your ear “God, I missed you
It's been too much, I can’t stand it”

Then I cried there in the staff room
Selling my seats to your concert
I won't stomach it if I see you
Walking so tall, I can't reach you
Happier, pretty picture
With some new pretty little blue

You will not save me a stand-off
You will not save me a stand-off

Crushing

Lean back half-rolled cigarette
Not speaking at all
There's no one else out here
It's clear I waited too long

I guess attention spans are lessening
It's a lesson in humans using machines
To show their feelings
(Who, who, who, who)

Where did you go
I can't wait more hours, I'm ever solo
Longing for you to please be an adult
And use your mouth
In ways that I can't right now
'Cause I'm choking up
I'm crushing, crushing

I'll loosen up, it's not like it meant a lot
We were drunk once, it's not like we were some dream
Combination, we were made as friends (I'm crushing)

I guess attention spans are lessening
It's a lesson in humans using machines (Crushing)
To show their feelings
(Who, who, who, who)

All adventures, they were in my head
I created life for them
Sleepless wandering the earth
I lit myself up, now I don't get hurt
I'm crushing (Who, who, who, who)
Crushing (Who, who, who, who)
I'm crushing

I guess attention spans are lessening
It's a lesson in humans using machines (Crushing)
To show their feelings
(Who, who, who, who, I'm crushing)

I guess attention spans are lessening
It's a lesson in humans using machines (Crushing)
To show their feelings
(Who, who, who, who)

New York

I was drunk
"New York, New York"
I saw a small white rabbit climbing down the Empire State
I must have been hallucinating
I am seeing things I'm missing
They told me Stella from across the street is dead
Painted fake bricks on the front because house sales are slow
And Stella was kind to me even though
She didn't know the fantasies I made around her
The pictures he drew
Two broken legs, open-toed shoes
Shark fishing in the pavements
Shark fishing in the pavements

I'm hallucinating
I'm seeing things I'm missing

I went back to your street
I saw my friends in love, have children
I felt empty and alone there
Talking other people's good things
Pining for my own share
Still, I raged through, wine-wasted, shit-faced, solo, so what?
So long, I had no real plans
It wasn't work, no, it wasn't holiday
It was just time and space
Unpaid intoxication, images I didn't need
Man, I really want to see you

Hallucinating
I'm seeing things
I miss him

Well, forgive me, I can't keep it in
I'm speaking over and over in his codes
Did I ever show you that book he made me?
White rabbit, New York, it's a fake
He's plagiarised his love letters from some time before
For someone before me

Seems he is very conscious of the world
He recycles, he recycles his words
Seems he is very conscious of the world
He recycles, he recycles his words

I'm seeing things I'm missing
I miss him and I hate it
I'm seeing things I'm missing
I miss him and I hate it

I'm drunk
"New York, New York"
I'm drunk
"New York, New York"
(New York)
(New York)

Romance

And in the night, it was a drunken stutter
Started as a next to nothing conversation
And then he's tearing me out
Taking me apart at my friend's house
I was uncomfortable, I was hurt
Still with blue innocence in his eyes
I felt my reasoning was harsh

With every stab wound and exhale, I promised myself
That I would never lose my useful fears of grown up men
I'm scarred with cruel intentions
I thought of another the whole time
Who would have never stared me like that
See, he saw me as a human
This one thinks I'm a slaughterhouse

He pretends that he's understanding
And you know in the grand scheme of everything
He's probably called a nice man
Or an ordinary kind of man
Or a stereotype with strong hands, I'm so sad
At how little joy I realized within my time with my ex guy
Before these statues arrived

Romance is dead and done
And it hits between the eyes on this side
The grass is dead and barren
And it hurts between my thighs on this side

I could begin to open up and risk desire
For I move slower and quieter than most
I grew up too quick and I still forgive too slow
Oh, I wish there was another way

Romance is dead and done
And it hits between the eyes on this side
The grass is dead and barren
And it hurts between my thighs on this side

See me here, meet me here
I don't care if it's not repeated
I want to know who you are
For every second we outrun the moon, dread the sun come up
I want to know who you are
So I don't have to check my stuff's still here when you're gone
I want to know who you are
I want to know who you were

Romance is dead and done
And it hits between the eyes on this side
The grass is dead and barren
And it hurts between my thighs on this side

This side
This side
This side
This side

The Dazzler

The night is young at the Dazzler
I spiked my own drink, took myself to bed
Alone I pondered the cheap frills of hotels
The miniatures, the endless throwaway towels
One for my hair, one for my foot
Another for my other foot
My face, my neck, my spilled beverages

Drunk in my hotel room, I look perfect
I look like I'm 24 before I caught your coldness
God, I'm gorgeous
I keep begging for late checkouts
Let me stay here, let me live here
In room 232 till I expire, I can shower for hours
Leave the lights on, I'm not paying those bills

The neighbours are quiet, no one is back yet
I think about the falsity of hotel sex
Expensive bedsheets and the orange glowing filaments
The way you used to say you loved me
In the heat of it, holiday feeling
When it wasn't over too quick
Yeah, I'll throw the TV out the window
And I'll paint the whole room gold
I'll make potions with the minibar
Yeah, I feel unbalanced, put my feet on the walls
Try and reach you all night, I'm not paying for calls

Oh, this is heaven
Alone
Yeah, this is living
Alone

Too Sad

It's over the house
I can't stop it growing
It's over my road
Each lamp post
Memories follow me
He will, he will, he will
You know, you know
He will, he will, he will

Those dusty amulets
Records and regrets
I cannot re-adjust
Into the life before I loved you

I see our fingerprints on household things
I'm too sad to touch
I feel your skin on human beings
I'm too sad to fuck

If I could write you back here
It would be my best work
If I could write you back here
It would be my best work

I can't re-adjust
Into the life before I met you
I can't re-adjust
I just want to forget you (to forget you)

I see your fingerprints on household things
I'm just too sad to touch
I feel your skin on human beings
I'm too sad to fuck

To forget you (ooh, ooh)
To forget you
To forget you
To forget you

It's over the house
I can't stop it growing
It's over my road
Hides behind each lamp post
He will, he will, he will
You know, you know
He will, he will, he will
You know, you know
He will, he will, he will
You know, you know
He will, he will, he will, he will

Liar

Make me a prize if you dare
Make me promises you won't regret
Lie, lie, lie (lie)

Wind windows, white lies
You’ll go far in your beat up industry
Built on nothing
But lies, lies, lies (lies)

What do you think of me
Tell the truth, you self-absorbed lightweight
Too late, too late
You liar, you liar, you liar (liar)

What you're doing to me now, ouch
What you're doing to me now, ouch
What you’re doing to me now, ouch

I Can’t Keep You

Oh the rain, it's constant
Never mind if I'm awakened
Throwing stones against my windows
Sounds a lot like young love
Yeah, I wouldn't know
I was always terrified of touching
Yeah, I wouldn't know
I always thought my eyes would burn

Then the days come blurring
Into one long drone
And caffeine
I was tryna make a home for myself here to come clean
But I end up writing naked daydreams
Got sober, I spent my rent on
Shimmer-glitter white teeth, hyper-color self-esteem

Then the evenings, and the sight of you in my kitchen
You come around here to get high
And I sometimes find you childish
And I sometimes find you mesmerising
And I one time found your mouth when we hid behind refrigerator
I can't keep you a constant secret, sweetness
When I keep thinking about it, late
Oh, I keep thinking about you, hey

Oh the rain, it's constant
Doesn't care if I'm awakened
Throwing stones against my windows
Sounds a lot like young love
Yeah, I wouldn't know
I was always terrified of touching
Yeah, I wouldn't know
I always thought I'd go blind from touching, how sweet

Oh, I keep thinking about it, late
Oh, I keep thinking about you, hey

5AM

It’s a 5AM wake up call, you're screaming
And all I could do was look through the gap in the window
Scared, shut in, see no one's helping
No bystanders, then you disappeared
I’m not sure, I think there was an altercation
It all too often happens down my road
Broken glass bottles and the blood-spat pavements
Cruelty trails

I’m just so sorry about what happened
I can't imagine how you must have felt
Burning

And what about that man that hurt you
Did he just go home and take off his shoes
Did he lie quite calmly against his lover
Did he even once think about the pain he'd caused to another

Oh, you can try and sleep well
But cruelty trails
You can try and sleep well
But cruelty trails

My Heart

When you laughed at my plan
And you mocked all my words
I knew then you were worse, you'd forgotten to love

In your hands, in your hands, my heart

And the sun was unclean
And the morning the same
Contorting in the dark
In the bedroom you made
A fuss of the stars, too bright for your eyes

In your hands, my heart

And the morning's your curse
And the sun still unwashed
Oh, we loved till it hurt
It was crushing me, love
In the night, I knew was the last

In your hands, in your hands, my heart

And, of course, you went there
Like vertigo on a bridge
The river drunk howling like dogs
And I, running on fumes, spat flames till it scarred you
"Fall away! Go! Find your escape route!"

In your hands, in your hands, my heart

When you sheltered yourself
And cut off the phone
Well, I knew then you weren't hurt
You've forgotten how to love

Oh the artist shall suffer
'Cause he's scratching his back
Till there's blood in his nails
Well you make yourself ill with the lies that you tell

Still, in your hands, in your hands, my heart
My heart, my heart, my heart

Non Albums Tracks 

Blue And Grey

One day there was a girl who cried tears of pearls
And her eyes were blue and green like none I've ever seen
And she met a man that night who filled her with delight
And he spoke in poetry and rhyme
And she loved him in no time

But he changed
And then soon he became jealous of her beauty and fame
And he locked her away and he forced her to play
Songs that were blue, songs that were grey
Yeah, yeah

So then this lonely girl had, had enough of her world
So she climbed to the top of the tallest tower and stood there for way over an hour
Until she decided she'd jump, so she jumped with a very loud thump
And all of the neighbours, they came out and cried
When they discovered that this poor girl had died
And a boy, he just stood there and gasped at this beauty asleep on the grass
Well, her eyes were like none he had seen
Except for the girls in his dreams

Then he changed
And then soon he became depressed and very, very strange
He'd lock himself away for days and days
And play songs that were blue and play songs that were grey
And play songs that reminded him of that day
Yeah, yeah

One day, there was a girl who fell in love with a boy in a different world
And she speaks to him at night, only in a certain light
She wore white when he wore black and they were like a perfect match
And though one was dead and one was alive
Through many years, their love did survive

'Til time faded and soon they became both exactly the same
And they both are floating in the sky singing their own lullaby
Of a song of them that reminds them of a past time
A song that reminds them of a past day
A song that is blue and a song that is grey
A song that is blue and a song that is grey
A song that is blue, a song that is grey

Candles

(Demos EP / His Young Heart EP)

That boy, take me away, into the night
Out of the hum of the street lights and into a forest
I'll do whatever you say to me in the dark
Scared I'll be torn apart by a wolf in mask of a familiar name on a birthday card

Blow out all the candles, blow out all the candles
"You're too old to be so shy," he says to me so I stay the night
Just a young heart confusing my mind, but we're both in silence
Wide-eyed, both in silence
Wide-eyed, like we're in a crime scene

Well I have brittle bones it seems
I bite my tongue and I torch my dreams
Have a little voice to speak with
And a mind of thoughts and secrecy
Things cannot be reversed, we learn from the times we are cursed
Things cannot be reversed, learn from the ones we fear the worst
And learn from the ones we hate the most how to

Blow out all the candles, blow out all the candles
"You're too old to be so shy," he says to me so I stay the night
Just a young heart confusing my mind, but we're both in silence
Wide-eyed, both in silence
Wide-eyed

'Cause we both know I'll never be your lover
I only bring the heat
Company under cover
Filling space in your sheets
Well I'll never be a lover
I only bring the heat
Company under cover
Filling space in your sheets, in your sheets

So, please just blow out all the candles, blow out all the candles
"You're too old to be so shy," he says to me so I stay the night
It's just a young heart confusing my mind, but we're both in silence
Wide-eyed, both in silence
Wide-eyed, like we're in a crime scene

Everybody's Got To Learn Sometime

(The Korgis / Ex:Re)

Change your heart
Look around you
Change your heart
It will astound you

And I need your lovin' like the sunshine

And everybody's gotta learn sometime
Everybody's gotta learn sometime
Everybody's gotta learn sometime

Change your heart
Look around you
Change your heart
It will astound you

I need your lovin' like the sunshine

And everybody's gotta learn sometime
Everybody's gotta learn sometime
Everybody's gotta learn sometime

And everybody's gotta learn sometime
Everybody's gotta learn sometime
Everybody's gotta learn sometime
Everybody's gotta learn sometime

I need your lovin'
I need your lovin'
I need your lovin'
I need your lovin'

Change your heart
Change your heart
Please, change your heart
Please, change your heart

Get Lucky

(BBC Radio 1's Live Lounge 2013)

Like the legend of the phoenix
All ends with beginnings
What keeps the planet spinning
The force of love beginning

Oh, we've come too far
To give up who we are
So let's raise the bar
And our cups to the stars

I'm up all night to the sun, he's up all night to get some
I'm up all night for good fun, he's up all night to get lucky
We're up all night to the sun, we're up all night to get some
We're up all night for good fun, we're up all night to get lucky
We're up all night to get lucky, we're up all night to get lucky
We're up all night to get lucky, we're up all night to get lucky

The present has no ribbon
Your gift keeps on giving
What is this I'm feeling?
If you want to leave, I'm ready

'Cause we've come too far
To give up who we are
So let's raise the bar
And our cups to the stars

I'm up all night to the sun, he's up all night to get some
I'm up all night for good fun, he's up all night to get lucky
We're up all night to the sun, we're up all night for good fun
We're up all night to get some, we're up all night to get lucky
We're up all night to get lucky, we're up all night to get lucky
We're up all night to get lucky, we're up all night to get lucky

Oh, we've come too far
Oh, we've come too far
Oh, we've come too far
Oh, we've come too far
To give up
Who we are
Who we are

I'm up all night to the sun, I'm up all night to get some
He's up all night for good fun, he's up all night to get lucky
We're up all night to the sun, we're up all night to get some
We're up all night for good fun, we're up all night to get lucky
We're up all night to get lucky, we're up all night to get lucky
We're up all night to get lucky

Hardest Goodbye

(Yxng Maz Featuring Daughter)

I know you regretted love
I know you regretted love

Look, the hardest good bye
Is when you look me in the eyes
Tell me its gonna be alright
Ill see you next time
When really there is no next time
Your words are all lies
I guess ill just be fine
What choice do I have?
Im trapped inside
And just like NAV
I dont like who i am when i ain't high
But at the same time
When I stay high I ain't the same guy
So put a bullet up in my mind
Cause recently ive been disinclined
To listen to the voice behind
The shadows
And right now i need to rewind
So im sorry if im unkind
Im just no longer the nice guy
Who would check to make sure you're alright
Call your phone in the middle of the night
And I know this will make me fall behind
But its just what feels right

I know you regretted love
"See I knew that shit from the start"
I know you regretted love
"Round here to fuck with mans heart"
I know you regretted love
"like the red sea we were bound to part"
I know you regretted love
"And I knew this shit was never gonna last"

Look, And i dont regret shit
But the end of us is something that im gonna miss
The thoughts in my mind causing me to reminisce
As I know youll move on further into the abyss
Yet does this
Mean that its all over
I can't seem to stay sober
I think we need a takeover
But like a book to move onto the next chapter
You need to turn over
So what once had thoughts in mind
Telling me to end my life
Its not going to be alright
Disappeared and now I feel fine
I guess I just needed a guideline
To prevent me from still having love through the grapevine
All the time wasted on you to make sure that you felt right
And then when I needed you
You were never in my sight
And now im the one who doesnt feel right
So im mixing in the codeine with the sprite
To take my mind off and just get a high
Until I overdose and die
And even then I know you won't cry
Youll let it all build up inside
And then be left hanging by a neck tie
So i guess this was my hardest goodbye

Home

(The Wild Youth EP)

I was drunk again, causing accidents
Oh, you're not a friend
No, you're nothing
I think I should be a little more confident
In myself
In my skin

Take me, take me, home, home
Take me, take me, home, home

'Cause I don't stand a chance in these four walls
And he don't recognize me anymore
Burned out flames should never re-ignite
But I thought you might

Take me, take me, home, home
Take me, take me, home, home

Now he's moving close
My heart in my throat
I won't say a word
But I think he knows
That I've hardly slept
Since the night he left
His body always kept
Mine inside of it
Keep the nightmares out
Give me mouth to mouth
I can't live without you
Take me to your house

Take me, take me, home, home
Take me, take me, home (Take, take, take, take...)
Take me, take me, home (Me, me, me, me...)
Take me, take me, home (Home, home, home...)

But I thought you might

Take me, take me, home, home
Take me, take me, home, home
Home

I Will Not Go Back

(I Am Glory Featuring Daughter)

Shadows settle on the place, that you left
Our minds are troubled by the emptiness

What did I do? I can not go back
What did I say? I can not go back
But can I change? I can not go back
I think I fucked up, I can not go back
I made a mistake, I can not go back
Tell me what’s wrong, I can not go back
Tell me you love me and I won’t go back
I know that I love you I will not go back
What did I do? I can not go back
What did I say? I can not go back
But can I change? I can not go back
I think I fucked up, I can not go back
I made a mistake, I can not go back
Tell me what’s wrong, I can not go back
Tell me you love me and I won’t go back
I know that I love you I will not go back

Lemme’ know, lemme’ know what I did wrong
Why you so vague? I’ll give you this song
It’s all that I got, I know it’s not long
You say that you good, you say that you fine
You say no-one loves you but I call you mine
I hope that you know that you’re one of a kind
You say you’re not good enough, why are you lying?
Look at me please, look at me now
Look at my eyes when I tell you I’m proud
I don’t get annoyed when you think that you’re loud
You make me so high I look down at the clouds, Aye
And please don’t ask for forgiveness
You’ve done nothing wrong and no please let me finish
It’s just me and you, we’re the only ones in this
Yes just me and you, and God, just let me finish

What did I do? I can not go back
What did I say? I can not go back
But can I change? I can not go back
I think I fucked up, I can not go back
I made a mistake, I can not go back
Tell me what’s wrong, I can not go back
Tell me you love me and I won’t go back
What did I do? I can not go back
What did I say? I can not go back
But can I change? I can not go back
I think I fucked up, I can not go back
I made a mistake, I can not go back
Tell me what’s wrong, I can not go back
Tell me you love me and I won’t go back
I know that I love you I will not go back

Listen to me, I won’t let you go
As long as I’m here you’ll never be alone
I’ll hold you close, my arms are your home
I hope that you know that you’ll never be thrown
I know that its happened before, know you’ve felt hated before
But I swear on my life that it will not happen no more
All I will do is just love you some more, Aye
Every small detail I’ll love you some more
You’re like a map that I want to explore
It’s true you’re my weakness, but I need you more
Cause’ you make me stronger than ever before
But I try to show it, sorry if I don’t
Better than someone who knows that they won’t
The darkness is coming but it won’t come close
Look I fucking love you don’t say that I don’t
And please don’t ask for forgiveness
I know I fuck up, and no, please let me finish
I won’t let you go we’re the only ones in this
Look I fucking love you, and thank you, I’m finished
Every conversation babe, I feel alive
You give me a feeling that I can’t describe
Its just so amazing how us two can vibe
Yes you heard me right, you bring me back to life

Landfill

(His Young Heart EP)

Throw me in a landfill
Don't think about the consequences
Throw me in the dirt pit
Don't think about the choices that you make
Throw me in the water
Don't think about the splash I will create
Leave me at the altar
Knowing all the things you just escaped

Push me out to sea
On a little boat that you made
Out of the evergreen that you helped your father cut away
Leave me on the tracks
To wait until the morning train arrives
Don't you dare look back
Walk away
Catch up with the sunrise

'Cause this is torturous electricity
Between both of us and this is
Dangerous 'cause I want you so much
But I hate your guts
I hate you

So leave me in the cold
Wait until the snow covers me up
So I cannot move
So I'm just embedded in the frost
Then leave me in the rain
Wait until my clothes cling to my frame
Wipe away your tear stains
Thought you said you didn't feel pain

Well this is torturous electricity
Between both of us and this is
Dangerous, 'cause I want you so much
But I hate your guts. I want you so much
But I hate your guts
Well this is torturous
Electricity between both of us
And this is dangerous 'cause I want you so much
But I hate your guts
I want you so much but I hate your guts

Love

(The Wild Youth EP)

I can't forget it
Though I've tried
I know you regret it, love
You told me so many times

But I still wonder
Why
You left with her
And left me behind

Take your hands off him
'Cause he's the only one that I have ever loved
And please don't find her skin
When you turn the lights out

I can't erase it from my mind
I just replay it, love,
Think of it all of the time.

But I don't want to imagine
Words you spoke to her that night
Naked bodies look like porcelain
You both knew I'd be bleeding inside

Did she make your heart beat faster than I could
Did she give you what you hoped for
Oh, nights of loveless love, I hope it made you feel good
Knowing how much I adored you

You're making me sick, love
You're making me sick, love
You're making me sick, love
You're making me sick, love
You're making me sick, love

Medicine

(The Wild Youth EP)

Pick it up, pick it all up
And start again
You've got a second chance
You could go home
Escape it all
It's just irrelevant

It's just medicine
It's just medicine

You could still be
What you want to
What you said you were
When I met you

You've got a warm heart
You've got a beautiful brain
But it's disintegrating
From all the medicine
From all the medicine
From all the medicine
Medicine

You could still be
What you want to be
What you said you were
When you met me

You could still be
What you want to
What you said you were
When I met you
When you met me
When I met you

Misery Is A Butterfly

(Blonde Redhead / Ex:Re)

Dearest Jane I should've known better
But I couldn't say hello, I don't know why
But now I think, I think you were sad
Yes you were, you were, you were

What I say, I say only to you
Cause I love and I love only you
Dearest Jane, I want to give you a dream
That no one has given you

Remember when we found misery
We watched her, watched her spread her wings
And slowly fly around our room
And she asked for your gentle mind

Misery is a butterfly
Her heavy wings will warp your mind
With her small ugly face
And her long antenna
And her black and pink heavy wings

Remember when we found misery
We watched her, watched her spread her wings
And slowly, slowly fly around our room
And she asked for your gentle mind

Perth Vs. Ready For The Floor

(Bon Iver & Hot Chip)

I'm tearing up, across your face
Move dust through the light
To find your name
It's something faint
This is not a place
Not yet awake, I'm raised of make

I'm still alive who you love
I'm still alive who you love

Instead of carving up the walls
Why don't you open up with talk
'Cause we are ready, we are ready for the floor

Instead of carving up the walls
Why don't you open up with talk
'Cause we are ready, we are ready for the floor

Do it, do it, do it now
Say it, say it, say it now

Do it, do it, do it now
Say it, say it, say it now

That you're my number one guy
That you're my number one guy
That you're my number one guy
That you're my number one guy

I was hoping with chance
You might take this dance

I was hoping with chance
You might take this dance

'Cause I'm still alive who you love
Still alive for you who you love

Do it, do it, do it now
Say it, say it, say it now

Do it, do it, do it now
Say it, say it, say it now

Peter

(Tales From Shop Session)

Peter, can I go back home
I flew here under false pretense
I thought it would be fun
But the lost boys have all moved away
And one of them is locked up
I know you think you're still a child
But I couldn't give a fuck; you're twenty-one

Oh, Peter
I can dream no more
I've been chasing all of yours
I've forgotten what it was that I wanted
That I want

Oh, I won't be your doll
So please don't you ask me to
You see, I don't look so good in yellow
Like other dolls they do

Oh, Peter
I am not naive
I see the way you look at her
You don't do that for me
Oh, it must be love
And we both know it's not with us

Oh, I won't be your doll
So please don't you ask me to
You see, I don't look so good in yellow
Like other dolls they do

Oh, Peter
He walks beside the lake
While I lay beside an empty space
Waiting for the sirens
Just waiting for the sirens

Oh, I won't be your doll
So please don't you ask me to
I won't shut my little painted face
Like all your other dolls, they do
Like all your other dolls, they do
They do

Poke

(Frightened Rabbit)

Poke at my iris
Why can't I cry about this
Maybe there is something that you know that I don't
We adopt a brand new language
Communicate through pursed lips
And you try not to put on any sexy clothes or graces
I might never catch a mouse
And present it in my mouth
To make you feel you're with someone who deserves to be with you
But there's one thing we've got going
And it's the only thing worth knowing
And it's got lots to do with magnets and the pull of the moon
Why won't our love keel over as it chokes on a bone
And we can mourn its passing
And then bury it in snow
Or should we kick its cunt in
And watch as it dies from bleeding
If you don't want to be with me just say and I will go

Well we can change our partners
This is a progressive dance but
Remember it was me who dragged you up to the sweaty floor
Well this has been a reel
I've got shin-splints and a stitch from we
But like a drunken night it's the best bits that are coloured in
You should look through some old photos
I adored you in every one of those
If someone took a picture of us now they'd need to be told
That we had ever clung and tied
A navy knot with arms at night
I'd say she was his sister but she doesn't have his nose
And now we're unrelated and rid of all the shit we hated
But I hate it when I feel like this
And I never hated you

Run

(Demos EP)

While I powder my nose
He will powder his gums
And if I try to get close
He is already gone

Don't know where he's going
Don't know where he's been
But he is restless at night
'Cause he has horrible dreams

So we lay in the dark
We've got nothing to say
Just the beating of hearts
Like two drums in the grey

I don't know what we're doing
I don't know what we've done
But the fire is coming
So I think we should run

I think we should run, run, run, run
Run, run, run, run
Run, run, run, run
Run, run, run

While I put on my shoes
He will button his coat
And we will step outside
Checking might the coast is clear

On both sides
'Cause we don't wanna be seen
Oh, this is suicide
But you can't see the ropes

And I won't tell my mother
It's better she don't know
And he won't tell his folks
'Cause they're already ghosts

And we'll just keep each other
As safe as we can
Until we reach the border
Until we make our plan

To run, run, run, run
To run, run, run, run
To run, run, run, run

Will you stay with me my love
For another day
'Cause I don't want to be alone
When I'm in this state

Will you stay with me my love
'Til we're old and grey
'Cause I don't wanna be alone
When these bones decay

Run, run, run, run
Oh run, run, run, run
Run, run, run, run
And run, run, run, run
Run, run, run, run
Run, run, run, run

While I powder my nose
He will powder his gums
And if I try to get close
He is already gone

Don't know what we're doing
Don't know what we've done
But the fire is coming
So I think we should run

Switzerland

(His Young Heart EP)

And I
And I
And I

And I, and you
And you, let it go
And I, let it go

Undead

He said take me down to hell
Because I think I'd fit in well
You see, his life was full of sins
And he's done some evil things
That he don't tell

He said take me back to yours,
I got something to show ya
You must have a beautiful corpse
And I would like to get to know ya

When the lights they went out
His eyes were red
And it's only me and him now
And we were the undead
We are the undead

So we sat in someone's car
And I showed him all my scars
A little secret that's just ours
It's all ours

When the lights they went out
His eyes were red
And it's only me and him now
And we were the undead
We are the undead

So they took him down to hell
Because they said he'd fit in well
You see, his life was full of sins
And he's done some evil things
That he don't tell

When the lights they went out
His eyes were red
And it's only me and him now
And we were the undead

Then the lights they went out
His eyes were red
And it's only me and him down
And we were the undead

Then the lights, they came on
And the doctor said
You're doing well, you're doing so, so well
After three bullets in your head
You're doing well, you're doing so, so well
After three bullets in your head

The Woods

(His Young Heart EP)

I asked Saint Christopher
To find your sister
And she ran out in the woods
And she ran out in the woods

Oh, it was certain then
And we were trying to stop the winter
Killing all it could
Killing all it could

And I pray a lot for you
And I look out for you

We are what we are
Don't need no excuses
For the scars
From our mothers

And we know what we know
'Cause we're made of all the little bones
Of our fathers

And I pray a lot for you
And I look out for you

And I pray a lot for you
And I look out for you

I asked Saint Christopher
To find your sister
She ran out in the woods
'Cause she ran out in the woods

Your Kisses

(Demos EP)

You always find the rain in rainbows
and I thought that you were safe, but all your cracks showed
And I could wear that dress, you won't look your best
I could get undressed, you'd still look depressed
It's all too much, you're so cold to touch
You don't open up, you don't open up

Your kisses are not what I wanted
Your kisses are not what I crave
Your kisses may be a beautiful art
But all I ever wanted was your heart
Right from the start

You only look into my eyes when I've been cryin'
to see if the tears that you have made are slowly dryin'
Oh, but even if they've dried, it don't mean that I'm feelin ok 'cause I'm still sad inside
All I really need is you to comfort me
You don't understand, you don't hold my hand

'Cause your kisses are not what I wanted
Your kisses are not what I crave
Your kisses may be a beautiful art
But all I ever wanted was your heart
Right from the start

Then I see that I'm not the only one in your life
And I start to wonder what this girl, she might be like
And I bet she don't look at stars in the night
I bet she can't sing, I bet she can't write the lyrics to make your heart beat
Sing notes to make you go weak
Oh, the lyrics to make your heart beat
Sing notes to make you go weak

Oh, but her kisses were just what you wanted
Her kisses are just what you crave
Her kisses may be a beautiful art
But she don't really care about your heart
No, she don't really care about your heart
No, she don't really care about your
She don't really care about your
She don't really care about your
Heart

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