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  1 Smothering Green (Bonus Track)

Look now the evening’s here, colliding in the sky
Down here we lie and wait, we lie awake and think
All that we loved and learned just vanished in our sleep

There it goes

Down here the wind is high, and it blows us back to earth
Giving the fires their light, and keeps us rolling on
Meanwhile back in your mind the battle rages on

There it goes

Whenever you want me
Whenever you call me dear, just try
and clear out your mind
and i’ll clear out mine

Why don’t you want me
Why don’t you hold me down and cry
Clear out your mind
and i’ll clear out mine

Far out in the smothering green
where you’re near to me

Far gone, getting lost on me now
you’re never there anyhow
So don’t look now

Holding out for a state of grace
Never mind about the state we’re in

Searching on for that magic feel
To give me love I can’t make for real

Heart’s getting colder
thoughts getting foggier by the hour
Clear out your mind
I cleared out mine

So why don’t you wake me
Why don’t you shake me down and cry

6:30  
  2 Taken Down (Marfa Demo)

I don’t want to be taken down like the rest of them coming up dry
leaving so little to root for but we all can see enough of this besides
you’re a little frayed
we’re a little tried
a hole in the fence, dive
Try another plan
Giving up the time
there’s no sense in it when we hide

I want to make sure I’ve tidied up and locked the door, pulled the shades down tight
we may not be back for ages and an age is something I don’t understand
if this little week was a long year
who’s to say my dear
totally agree
everything as was
but I know we’ve got more to come

Chorus:
Wont you leave now, soon enough
not fast enough for me we can not, take it so easy
As others will see it
Alright, I don’t want to push back the invite

Often I find myself biting my tongue making sure that we all feel fine
Things may not be so easy for some, I don’t want it to feel so contrived
Giving up the day
using up our time
We’re watching our own decline
passing up a chance
pulling out a smile
I see through it all by a mile

I don’t want to be taken down like you’ve been trying to do all this time
Making me wander around without plans, I don’t want to keep being so blind

You’re a little late
I’m a little tired
we’ve been doing this for awhile
Totally agree
Everything as was
I hope we’ve got more to come

Wont you leave now, soon enough, not fast enough for me we can not
Take it so easy, as others will see it
alright, I don’t want to push back the invite

5:13  
3 Listen and Wait (Bonus Track)

A joker inside
A jumbled memory brought to life

And it’s gone by the night
But morning brings it back, get back

Step towards the light
Imagined face
a vision running wild

It hides in the pines
a battered face smiles, shouting loud
Listen and wait
for a voice that calls you on

Careful
find your balance before you fall

Blinded
Blindsided by yourself

Banished
from that home you’ve always loved
So far

Down on the grass
dreamed nothing much
Stay where you are
or walk alone

Step towards the light
imagined face
a vision running wild

It hides in the pines
A battered face, smiles shouting loud
Listen and wait
for the voice that calls you on

3:28  
  4 Everyone I Know (Marfa Demo)

Every hour or so, I notice that I keep talking over all the rest of those moments…I don’t want to close this place

Under the guise of this fat, I notice it and keep on wringing my hands as if we are so cold…we both have our coats

Maybe it’s something more than that, I don’t want to talk up the folk and make chat…we are almost alone, this is like everyone I know

2:21  
5 Will Calls (Marfa Demo)

Verse 1
Under your hard lens,
making making too few ends
meet a middle ground I know, it’s defense

Oily hands, slippery slope
Pointed fangs without scope

Understand me
I know
No mistaken time goes
undeserved without, everything, everyone you know

Even if Will calls
Doesn’t mean fall out
We once had a thing I know, banished

All of my rights lingering
It isn’t a place that I’ve been

Chorus
I don’t wanna be, I don’t wanna know the lies
Shouldn’t ever be what it was alright
I’ll choose to believe what’s right
Even if in the end I’m blind
I don’t wanna be, I don’t wanna know the lies
Couldn’t ever be what it was, alright?

Verse 2
Even if we send
Everything from both ends
So little left to, say, do, it depends

If we are past what we keep
All that was promised that was sheathed

No mention of our,
unchecked accord
I leave this, without, regret, or hearsay

Even though I’ll move on
Doesn’t mean this goes strong
Can’t believe it to be, undone, finished

Say what you want me to believe
Please show me something I can see

Repeat Chorus
I don’t wanna be, I don’t wanna know the lies
Wouldn’t ever be what it was alright
I’ll choose to believe what’s right
Even if if in the end I’m blind
I don’t wanna be, I don’t wanna know the lies
Shouldn’t ever be what it was, alright
I’ll choose to believe to believe what right
Even if in the end I’m blind

6:51  
  6 Sleeping Ute (Nicolas Jaar Remix) 7:50  
  7 A Simple Answer (Liars Remix) 7:59  
  8 gun-shy (Lindstrøm Remix) 6:54  

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