Archive for February, 2010

Inside Out

Sunday, February 28th, 2010

Inside Out is a song very fitting for right now. Last weekend I went to a Landmark Education (very hesitant to put a link here) course. Basically, it was a 39 hour long episode of Oprah. People, some with real problems, some with made up ones, would get on stage, confesses it front of 150 people and then get really bad advice from some asshole called ‘The Leader’. I went up to call him on his shit. He did some serious mind-fucking on me and  I ended up some how confessing what a dick I’ve been for the past 5 years. His advice was to call everyone up that I feel I hurt, misused or abused over the years a confess to them my sins. When I sat back down I felt like someone had kicked me in the head with a kodiak boot. 15 minutes later I left… I was only half way through the course. I felt like shit for 5 days. I’m still recovering. This song wasn’t written out of that weekend but it could have been.

I’m a bit flat in this song and the last sung word is horrendous, but whatev. It’ll all get better as I post more songs. They all won’t be solo. I should have some guests soon.

I cannot love you when I’m inside out
I cannot feel you when I’m inside out
Inside out, Inside out
I twist I turn I try to learn but I’m inside out
I cannot feel you when I’m upside down

I cannot be with you when I’m upside down
Upside down, Upside down
I twist I turn I try to learn but I’m upside down
Stay with me and you will see, eventually

I’ll come around, I’ll get myself around
Stay with me


Take All I’ve Got

Sunday, February 21st, 2010

Take All I’ve Got is my first post. I don’t think I’ve got the mix of the guitar and vocal quite right yet. I wrote the song last summer for a wedding that I was invited to sing at. I was actually the wife’s gift to her husband (not as kinky as it sounds). I figured the least I could do was write a corny love song. I thought the protagonist was totally pathetic. Now I think different. I wish I was more like him.

We can take it slow
Baby I don’t know
Just what pace you like
Guess I’ll find out right
Cause I don’t mind to wait
Forever’s not too late
Cause I’ve got the time
To wait till you are mine
You can take all I’ve got
Make me what I’m not
Take all I am all I am
For you I will change
From black to white and back again
Take all I’ve got, all I’ve got
For you I will change
From pop to punk and back again
Take all I’ve got, all I’ve got

How Can I make you see
You’re the one for me
I’d walk around the world
To make you my girl
And I’d give you my heart
Should yours fall apart
Commit any sin
For you to let me in
You can take all I’ve got
Make me what I’m not
Take all I am all I am
For you I will change
From church to jail and back again
Take all I’ve got, all I’ve got
For you I will change
From prep to goth and back again
Take all I’ve got, all I’ve got
For you I will change
My hair, my clothes, my face, my name
Take all I got all I’ve got.