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Reasons I Can't Sleep

by Better Now

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1.
One-90 04:02
We found you laid out on the couch, hands were blue, your head was down, A note with your plea for peace at least, escape this hell that holds you back And I keep having dreams you're still alive I've gone and stared at myself through broken shattered mirrors Wipe the blood off my hands and face, Carve your name in my head with memories I see all over, I'll never feel the same again (Bridge) I'm tired of killing myself over reasons that I cannot sleep I'm tired of feeling alone when I'm the one that chooses to leave~ Like you left me when you took your life, you'll never see things that I've done I can't blame you cause I feel the same, just a child you left on his own And all the numbness in the world couldn't cure my pain. I've gone and stared at myself through broken shattered mirrors Wipe the blood off my hands and face, Carve your name in my head with memories I see all over, I'll never feel the same again
2.
Time to write out all the plays in my head, Redundant arguments with words I've never said, Blame the people I meet, blaming everything on anyone but me I wonder when I'll make sense of it all, Tired of using my problems to excuse my fall But they tear me apart/from the inside out Splitting my lips with screams, at what's in front of me, Look at the scars I leave, am I still beautiful? And everyday that I can't leave, is another scare cause my hearts stops beating, A typical fight for an insatiable dream Woah~ I wonder when I'll make sense of it all, Tired of using my problems to excuse my fall But they tear me apart/from the inside out
3.
Buscemi 03:21
Take lack of sleep and A mental torment, You've placed your flaws on a chair by the wall~ You Pick and choose from The broken pieces The constant sting that can't be withheld at all And you never tried And you never cared And after all you've done What more can be said? You've got to pick your battles nothing changes in the end Nothing changes anymore~ I guess the headaches aren't worth the sore Everything that once Seemed important Melts in the scenery that surrounds you A bed of silence These thoughts plague my wrists What you've done makes my dreams far and few We took these steps in Some wrong directions, Crossing lines we've drawn for ourselves And now I sit here in all this chaos and all of this you've done for yourself And you never tried And you never cared And after all you've done What more can be said? You have to pick your battles nothing changes in the end Nothing changes anymore~ I guess the headaches, I guess the headaches aren't worth the sore
4.
Gulf Coast 04:41
I'll keep on sipping, from the glass that you've poured all your anger and headaches and nightmares into, Cause soon I'll be missing the part of the wall that was broken when you said that you needed a break You said goodbye and I know that you mean it this time (I don't want you to know me) Maybe I fucked up not telling you more than just lies (And I don't want you to care) And if there's a reason why I should stay here then I need to hear it, I'm sorry I was never even there (Lock me out forever, pretend I was never there) And I can't believe it, another night i'lol be sleeping in my shitty car, the heat hasn't worked for months. And it's time that I see that, this is nothing more than a mess that's been made by my dirty hands and a room that's been torn apart You said goodbye and I know that you mean it this time (I don't want you to know me) Maybe I fucked up not telling you more than just lies (And I don't want you to care) And if there's a reason why I should stay here then I need to hear it, I'm sorry I was never even there (Lock me out forever, pretend I was never there) X2
5.
You're talkin to yourself, makin noise in your bedroom, got the lights on so that you can feel safe in your house, like the moths on the window you still haven't found a way out, the lights getting dimer as the shadows take over the ground go and poor you a drink, sipping wine out the bottle, you can tell that's it cheap by taste that it leaves in your mouth Ponder questions you can't answer and answers that you never found And your heart can break easy if you keep tearing it out of yourself Your holding your breath, prolonging the future, Rubbing your eyes cause of things you cannot see, maybe things will get better but for right now you'll just try to breath, And you'll see me whenever, if ever, you decide to leave

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released August 2, 2016

Lillian Cormack - Vocals
Louis Lopez - Lead Guitar/Vocals
Thomas Donofrio - Rhythm Guitar
Alex Weymier - Bass
Addison Nelson - Drums

All songs recorded at Civil Recording in Denton, TX in June and July 2016
All songs tracked, mixed, and mastered by Michael Briggs
All songs produced by Better Now and Michael Briggs

Album Art by Clint Williams

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