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Mean Well

by Queen Moo

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released August 25, 2017


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Track Name: What It Comes To
This is what it comes to
You just can't please me
Please tell all my friends
You're gonna leave me
And when I go
I won't go quietly
But when I stay
I hope you'll cover me
I hope you'll love me

When I come home
Really deliver
It won't matter
What I give her

You gotta love her
And I hate her
But her face, her thoughts
Just leave me alone wasting
This is what it comes to
You just don't need me

If this is all I run to
Just for you to feed me
Please put 2 weeks in
Before you choose to cut me off
I long for you
The only way that I will stay is to haunt you
Track Name: It May Not Be Fear
It may not be fear
To all the friends I've made in recent years
I'm up to my neck, I'm vexed I'm stressed
Im trying to disappear
You hear me
Wail on the fiddle till my hands grow weak
I'm trying every different angle till it sounds upbeat
Something unfamiliar
Less morose

Got my head on straight
Nothin but time to waste
No love of mine wakes up afraid
Am I too involved?
Is it all my fault?
Is it just the game I play
With every head I turn
And heart I break?
I think that it's time I made a change
There's no reason, no one I can blame

It'll hurt to hear I ventured without gain
Oh good god damn don't you wanna
Feel okay?
It's makeshift
But it works great
Track Name: Goals
I'll never reach my goals
I'll never have it all
until I sweat through all my troubles in my own way
Cuz part of me wants to heal
I feel you climbing step by step on my toes
I hear you whining tell me that I'm your beaux

And when you're in trouble
You blink and it doubles
Wasting all your time just being bitter about

Things you came to love so much so long ago you hear the song you let it go
you slaughtered all my comfort zones
I had it all
had it all
you came you went my time was spent
I swore that I would be better than
the Institute I put you in

Thank god I broke the mold
1000 times I've rolled
Over in my defense
But for what I don't know
Tickled a fancy
Wrote to explode

You don't know alone till you think that you're a ghost
And I'm a terrible host with the most
A toast apropos

Don't tell me the walls are creeping in
I've seen the rugged shape they're in
Don't tell me you love me
Maybe I've drawn in a enough
The host with the most
A toast I propose
To the end of the world
To the end of that girl
I never wanted pull
Ill never have it all
But loving you, it starts to wear itself down
Track Name: Gone
I fold, I'm not even making sense
Why roll over in my defense
When my goals can be reached without you?
Oh yeah
My spine, twists with the dissonance
As my role in everything starts to shift
but I'm fine, I promise I'm still about you
Oh yeah
Ariel which whatever way
Anything not to watch it break

“I'm afraid you've gotta
You gotta hold that weight
Even times you just don't wanna!
Even when you’ve got nothing to hide…”

In time, the sentiments ive repressed
To love you no matter how hard it gets,
Will break loose with a 'what are you getting up to?’”

Ariel, I'm running ragged chasing baggage
And I'm feeling down, Ill admit it
But don't you make a sound
I'm coming up

Itll take months to prove that I want to
Give you my all
I hope they can hear me
I want em to fear me
If nothing at all

And O’ the enmity
The hostile push and shove
Combined with the baggage,
thats what makes us “Us”

Oh god, I feel it coming on
Track Name: It's Become Clear
Dumped all my clothes
in the river down the road
my lower half swims back
my backside is washed up once more
one of these days I'll expose my bare ass to the shore

I will walk with my hands on the floor
I'll say things I've never before
if I had to choose
Id continue to lose my head over you
as my feet start to rise from the floor

it's become clear
that this ain't the life I've been fighting for
tell me again
what was it I said
that knocked them all dead on the floor?
I walk for days to appear in this familiar way

I've seen it all
from Hell back to Hartford
from Florida to New England fall
Oh how the portraits portray us as breeds
I might make a mistake

Now Ive walked for days to appear in this familiar way

I tell them that my hands always shake
because I can't pick out which friends to make she says you're a real go-getter
bet you've never been to heaven and you've never felt better than you do right here right now
Track Name: Come Through
If you call yourself my friend
Before I even let you in
I need a heads up
In a visceral way that conveys that
There was a time I could come thru
When you had nowhere to run to

What else could I do
but just talk to you?
Express my point of view

No I don't mind if you come thru
We all have a pattern to undo
And I know it's all so defeating
But try not to act so conceited

I saw the whole thing for it was
I'd wrecked the whole fucking shit
Just when I get a word in
Someone brings the hurt in
Just For the sake of feeling down
Make no mistake I've overstepped my bounds

I guess I'll always have my doubts

Begging for undivided attention
When im enacting the points of contention
Trying to be patient, trying to stay “on it”
If nothing at all
Track Name: Funeral
Depressive and lovely
The funeral band plays out
The crowd files in
A broken violin drowns them out
Was I speaking French?
Did you hear what I said?
Though I may get offended
don't hold back on my account
In the time i got close to somebody
I get bested by my own joke

If I'm not playing this rock and roll
I hope they notice

I've lost all control

Time to line up the shot
To configure a plot
A scheme, a hope, a dream
But Who am I to be pickin and a’choosin’
what kind of love I'm losin’ ?

So tell me how the hell you do it,
Every concept has a loose end
When did yours begin to find its own pace?
My Standard issue brand of run and hide
My nightmares all personified
And shifting into high gear oh no
It's lookin like they wanna race
They say
That if you're going through with it
You're gonna have to find a better avenue
Cuz there's only so much I can do
For you
Track Name: Mean Well
I'd break all codes of conduct
Take endless strokes of bad luck
To show I mean well enough to please
Somebody other than myself
Aw fuckin hell yeah I blew it
Need time for self improvement
If I lose myself, then fuck the way
Nobody cares about themselves
When was the last time you felt
For anyone else?
How many lies will you tell
To keep to yourself?
This is the last time I dwell
On feelings I've shelved
You can't leave the light on and not lighten up on yourself
Track Name: Fixture
I want a fixture to love
I want a failure no one wants to speak of
I wanna write new songs when we touch
I wanna decay so no one gets a sense of us
The kind of romance that feels sharp
I prick my finger and watch my friendships fall apart
And now the room begins to get smart
I must confess I never got this far

I've detached from hopes and dreams that
Just for a minute might've meant something
I'm not gonna do shit today
Open my head, climb into the back

Now would you call yourself my friend?
You are the last one I let in
We could take up residence
Inside my private tenements
Dogs and children a happy home
getting lifted,feeling alone
If you take the latter
I do too

A sunken vessel
For hidden meanings
And I'll paraphrase
The only way that I know how to

The only way show you off and flaunt you
The only way that I could say i want you
Let's get illegible
Let's paint it vermilion
Such a brilliant pigment
One in a million
Chased my demons all the way home
I beseech you, let me alone

Now would you call yourself my friend?
You were the last one I let in
The stiffer the drink
The less I gotta sing from the heart
Track Name: Ariel
What could I say?
I've found that it's better this way
What would you do if I gave up for you?
Had no points to prove?
No substance abuse issues?

Venom that's served on a plate
2 lovers I just can't placate
If I had to choose I'd take pieces of you,
Call them points to prove,
Find obvious ways to love you

Caught in the middle of my two best friends
Beg and belittle till I find the end
I could do this forever and a day
Get it together!
Don't you want her bad?
Inclement weather, not the worst we've had
Years ive loved you in the back
Of my head

Ariel my stories told
It's getting old
Saying the same old shit
Again and again
Same old shit
Again and again

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