Crash The Lights

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released January 1, 2013

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Crash The Lights Madison, Wisconsin

Crash The Lights is a Wisconsin based Indie/pop rock band, founded in 2013 by Eric McKinney in Madison, Wisconsin. The band has one full length cd, an acoustic EP, and a soon to be released full length. (coming 5/22/14) Their music covers a wide variety of genres, from acoustic, rappy jazz to hard rock breakdowns. ... more

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Track Name: Think A Lot
I try to think of the world a lot
I try to think while we have these aches in pains and aches in rains a lot
I try to think of the things we got
I try to think weather this was meant to be or are we who your not

We got to keep a riding on
Theres no point to turning around
We got to keep on climbing yes we do
We do We do we do

The future is upon your hands
You spit on me we have no plans
But why we keep on climbing not a clue
A clue a clue a clue

We see no prayers without a doubt
I lost a bet I'll never shout
Seek with the truths you hold to believe true
You do you do you do

So keep along like I'm dead
(He's by your side)
I rather stop while ahead
(He's in your heart)
Its in the needle you thread
(He's by your side)
I rather not talk bout all the feelings instead

So keep along like your free
(He's by your side)
So keep a long your with me
(He's in your heart)
Don't ever start to believe
(He's by your side)
We never asked for any of this in a life

We got to keep riding a long
The future isn't on its own
We never wanted things we cannot keep
A keep A keep A keep

I killed I shot I stabbed the most
Feelings have hurt its in your ghost
To kill the need desire sets you free
A free a free a free

and History has made its mark
We killed the things brought shame to dark
We shall not moan the glories that we do
We do we do we do

for now i can wait till later
Hope these dreams don't ever render
Till the thought exceeds of what I take
We do We do We do
Track Name: Only Dream
Every time she hears the story can't believe its her
Gets a moment of a flashback it becomes a blur
And every time she hears the squeaking she will cringe some more
Never ever had the chance to step outside the door

You caught her with a stun gun one just couldn't run
Oh no, you couldn't do any more
And with a handcuff bolted to the floor

You could only dream that you could run last night
And I could only dream about my normal life
You who, you who you who
and you could only see one side of things this life
How many people really wanna kill that guy they do they do they do

You gotta mansion right here
What could you ask for and more
Half Dead wet unfed and begging for war
You keep no sound from the ground
Just crying day in day out
Scream cus blood fuss no one hears you shout

You caught her with a stun gun one just couldn't run
Oh no, you couldn't do any more
And with a handcuff bolted to the floor

Cause everybody wants what they just can't have
And everybody push till the push goes stab
And everybody feels like they just need more
Do you need some more or do you kinda wanna die ya you should try

But only you would break whats the moral code
and only you would fight with the weak and cold
And only you would stab in the back push back with a clap
Not right thats right fight sight one night give it some more give it some more stop stop stop

Every time she hears the story can't believe its her
Gets a moment of a flashback it becomes a blur
And every time she hears the squeaking she will cringe some more
Never ever had the chance to step outside the door

Every time she wants to fight she must admit she's weak
Not a second of her life will she ever be free
And every time she's in the open its not really her
Never ever had the chance to be a real girl

Every time she hears the story can't believe its her
Gets a moment of a flashback it becomes a blur
And every time she hears the squeaking she will cringe some more
Never ever had the chance to step outside the door

And every time she hears the story can't believe its her
And when she wants it to be done it just comes screaming back for more
As she forgets about the moment smacks her head upon the floor
Track Name: Forget About The World
do you want love, or you want pain
Do want all these things makes you wonder why
don't you share how you feel with some other guy

Are you seeking, I think your freaking
Cause if you want spread your wings like butterfly
If you want, go ahead, don't think why should i

and i know its hard but life aint easy
Ships may sink and friends will turn away
No one can make you stay

And I know its rough but life aint too tough
Change what you can keep whats in your hands
But for now I think ill change the plan

So lets just forget about the world for a while
and well sing to the beat of your drum
And well keep on talking and well keep on walking
Well keep keeping till the morning comes
Till the morning comes

Do you want love, or you want pain
I have faith that you will see a better day
I have dreams of your screams find a better way

Now will you take this, you need to focus
Cause i have seen when your heart beats half of the time
I have seen when your foot steps over the line

And I see the way you dreaming it won't be at all easy
to display the way your feeling it won't be like a way for you to know
So come on and see the show

And I know the way you do it, and its hard for me to loose it
But the problems I have everyday won't phase my life a way
So come on and let me change the plans

Cause I've been driving this road for way long honey, way long honey
And you shouldn't know your way around this runny town you dummy
And we keep on riding like theres a way out honey way out honey
Stuck in the darkness that will become sunny become sunny
And we keep a riding expecting to stop
Track Name: Day After Day
Day, day after day
This is my home my god I swear you cannot take it away
oh oh, this who i am where I'm from and its in my insides
Day, day after day
This is my life my god I swear you shall not take it away
oh oh, this who I was, who I am, and your on the outside

Talk to the people I don't understand
how your mind is separated from your future plans
How it, seems to be easy when your stuck on land
Tickled by the confusion didn't go as planned

Because your mind is dry, heart wide open
said I'm too late to start to tired soft spoken
and I, skip to the needs of the feelings that say I'm free
Stuck in the bad times, self crimes, stuck up to my knees Its every


Talk to your feelings I don't understand
Meet half way, maybe one day, but now Im just a man
Don't feel great thats just ok because you took the stand
Don't be proud cause what you did is in anthers hands

Because my mind is fried Im thin spread into
The life of sin, you win, I spin two
I beat the polls with a gun, shoot again again you run
Feeling like your killing ya, but you are the only one


Because your indestructible
Through the death, and the dammed, through the life that you planned
(This is who I am, Who I'm not, Where I'm from, Where I've been and its in my insides)
Indestructible
Through the tears, that you cried, through the dreams, you had tried
(This is who I am, Who I'm not, Where I'm from, Where I've been and its in my insides)
Because your indestructible


Talk to my feelings I don't understand
Where the life becomes the meaning of another plan
Where the time has, never changed but it rather sits than stands
I never knew that, you can be overwhelmed to such a span

Because my days are numbered
Feelings dried out
And I needed just another ticket for my way to get a ride out
We never wanted to be any more than we could handle
Spilling the beans on such a touchy thing is such a scandal
Track Name: Wasting Time
oooh look in my soul i know
The way to go
Your wasting all my time
Wasting all your time on me so
Gooo away from here
You know
The way to steer
You don't waste all your time
Please don't waste all your time on me now

Goooo away from here
Just run and disappear
Please gooooo

Oooh, we rise above
We gooo and fall in love
We goooooo

You said ya you said that all my troubles would be gone
No more would I need to be wrong thats what you said
And I know yes I know the lies you sing when you despise
The feeling of no work you do is in your eyes

And I shot back, you stabbed that, you said you needed time
But you took a one time shot and left me blind

So come on roll on you think I'm weak inside I'm strong
You held me down without a cause now Ill shine on
But you took yes you took a promise that you simply broke
Upon the lives you said you owed you screwed them back

And I shot back, you stabbed that, you kept on needing time
You took your time and took all you'd call mine
And I know its hard I left the dark I took a struggled change
Never will I say I wish I stayed

You take your time
Ill move away
You got nothing
You just stay safe
You are a no one to not just me wait

Ease the pain and sharpen points
Im not the same I'm better now
That your away
Please stay the hell away
Track Name: Ready To Play
You ready to play, the game
That this world has forgotten
You ready to find a way
That my heart lost when rotten

You ready to peel away
The scars and how you got them
You ready to play the game
That my heart has forgotten

Im wanted for some nice shy
Looking for a lost guy
Cause your dead and I'm on drugs
And were looking for a new life
Looking for a safe guard
Cause he's wanted on that trail
And I'm looking for a free way
Counting on the long stay
Cause I'm achen for more pain
I don't know how to treat them
Don't know how to meet them
Cause your dead and I'm on drugs

go oh oh
And Im wanted again
I guess you know oh oh
What can happen to him
You never know oh oh
What these patterns can give
I should go oh oh
Till it happens again
You never know oh oh
Are dieing again
Cause i should go oh oh
Are you living till than
Cause you should know oh oh
How to loose till you win
Just let it go
Run RUN RUN RUN RUN
Go RUN RUN RUN

Were looking for a dead beat finding where the ends meet
Cause he's wanted down that trail
Sick withered with a heart beat living on the side street
Cause he's dead and your on drugs
Keep with it on the safe plan live another day man
To be dead before your done
Don't know how to treat you even how to meet you
Cause your dead and I'm on drugs

Go oh oh
Never stop till your done
You never know oh oh
What can come when your done
I guess you show oh oh
More a loss than you've won
For now lets go oh oh
Keep me dead till the dawn
You never know oh oh
With a big loaded gun
Will you run oh oh
Will live till your done
Or will run oh oh
Wont you live till your done
Or will you run
go go go RUN
go RUN RUN RUN
Track Name: Too Far To Tell
Were two floors in hell
Im trying to figure just what do we make of this
No underlying wing just broken bones
Were too far to tell
We sit and sing a song thats hard to listen to
But life becomes alive when we are well
And I guess I shouldn't tell
And I guess I shouldn't be more than an enemy to underlying things that make me yell
But I guess I should have fell,
And i guess should have, took my chances oh so long ago, but how could we ever ever know

Cause everything about you
Takes my life and sweeps it off the floor
Your the face that I adore and you know it

Everything about you
Takes my world and flips it upside down
Your a queen without a crown you should know this

Were two floors in hell
And I'm trying to figure out just what to make of this
Or should we not make anything at all
We feel better now
That all this time we had together makes the time go so much faster
wait, But i guess you should have, stayed
and I guess I should have realized the penalties for soaking all my days in this here
rain, and I guess I should have stayed
And I guess should have opened all my doors before the windows shut and trapped me in this place

Want you to know you will never go hungry
Want you to know you should never be sad
Want you to know that whenever the road gets rough you'll still be tough and glad
Want you to know you can never do bad
Track Name: Going Places
I don't want you to leave for a minute cause that means your away
I don't want you to leave for a minute cause that means you'll be gone
I don't want you to leave for a minute cause that means your not here
I don't want you to leave for a minute cause that means your all gone
that means your all gone

So go on and take the fast track honey
Im right here and ill be waiting right by your side
so go on and do the right things baby
I wont lie, ill be here right now all of the time

So move on and do the right thing honey
So move on and ill be watching all from the side
I take pride in how you live life baby
I take pride as I am watching all from my side

In my mind i can feel all the things you say
pray the day we meet but for not were just stuck away
Be the seed I need to the flower that makes my day
Ill be on my way you can say you can stay this time

Ill be on my knees till the day till the day you die
See the things I need, not a want, I need to survive
Come baby lets survive feel the things keep you a live
Ill be on my way as fast as you can say need me


In my mind Im going places that you are
In my mind I'm going places you have been
In my mind your never ever way to far
In my mind you'll never change the one you are

So fly away cause your hungry for altitude
Feed the need to succeed till your done and through
1I want nothing more than a silent whisper of goodbye
1Till the next time your presence steps into my mind
So feed this, feed this, tear it up and eat it
1feel the need to comtinplate whoever can see this
Feel the need to rise against the hate and deceive it
Find a way to undo the wrong and repeat it
its 1one thing not to start but to start and give up again
Feeling all the trends while your brain is a never end
I 1never wanna fight, and i never wanna to spend
I just 1always want to give, god don't ever let this end.
So feed this feed this tear it up and eat it
Let your skin rot over your bones cause you need it
I am not the one who controls how you feel it
Please don't let this end, god just please don't let this end
Track Name: Champion
Our hearts are floating away
This time tomorrow you will be my champion, be my champion
Our hearts may just drift away
I wouldn't have it, I would be your champion, be your champion
And if you choose to stay
I Wouldn't have it any other little way, I couldn't take it
So our hearts may just drift away
Don't let me stay just let me be your champion, be your champion

I could of stopped all the bother
Anything you see from the back of the bottle
I, I couldn't be more then my self,
If i traded in this hell

All the pain that you went through
Doesn't change the fact of the places you been to
I, Couldn't be more then this, hell
Couldn't be more could you, tell

Wouldn't trade out my insides
Doesn't take a lot to compare what is in my
Heart, You could stay if you just, tried
You could stay if you could find

And if you wanna go and be somebody else
Just pick another body of the dead skin shelf
its just too hard to keep the things you love inside your heart

Take, what you want from my lifetime
Doesn't seem to make all the dark turn to sunshine
Take, all the trust thats in my heart
Take, the gas and make a spark

Be the smile that I once had
Anything you want make it hard to become mad
Wait, Be the feelings In my heart
Make the sunshine turn to dark

And if you wanna go and be somebody else
Just pick another thing want right off the shelf
Oh, and if you want to change the world
Well, your gonna have to change yourself

And if you wanna go and be somebody else
Just remember all the fun you had yourself
Im not here whining Im just saying what I feel is right

In a world, of pure confusion
Nestled in, by shelter and love
In a life, of disillusion
How can one, stay on the above
Such a world, we can't invasion
Such a time, of difference and strain
Such a life, we keep forgiving
Such a place, filled with fear and pain
Yet some still complain
Yet some find a way
Track Name: In Your Hope
Lift up your broken bones and sing with me
You are not ready to die my dear
You are not ready to die my dear
You are not ready to

Sing with these open arms and drift away
Come on now lets have a try my dear
Just one more night you should try my dear
Just one more night you should
Go Go Go Go Go oh oh oh

Is it in your hope that I could find
Just a feeling of some piece of mind
Is it in your hope where you drown fears
Is it somewhere far away from here

Is there any wrong to say whats right
Is there any questions you just might
Is it in your hope where you drown fears
Bet its somewhere far away from here

Get up stand up and sing this verse with me
Say your not ready to die my dear
Say you can give it a try my dear
Say your not ready to

Fly with the angels when they come for you
Cause Im not ready for byes my dear
No I'm not ready for bye my dear
No I'm not ready to
GO Go Go Go Go Go Oh no Oh no Oh no

Lift up your broken bones
and sing with me lets not go
And be two more times yourself
And cry cry alone in hell
and sing with these open cuts
Lets breathe with our lungs locked up
Id keep to your dying self
Or live while you need the help
You fell fell fell fell fell fell
Track Name: Only Sometimes
And I know its hard to ease the pain of things stuck in your head
Wondering if theres something that you should do instead
Oh i know i kno i kno i kno i kno

And I know its hard these memories control on how you feel
Swing from one branch to the next hard hits will seem too real
don't you know don't you know don't you know

You know I left to young with this big loaded gun
And now I want it back
I was a no good beat down fool of the rag I need another chance
You gotta hit real hard make big ole scar if you should want it back
I gotta big black boot with a motive to move and now I want it back

sometimes i feel like theres no where i can go
Trapped in a life where i cant decide dont know
And now being lonesome im holding up a grudge
Please send me angels if i die to go above
Stuck with a feeling thats lost inside my soul

And theres no place i can go
Without a feeling of hope
You know I cant go back home
Ya my family thinks im doing just fine
Without a motive to move inside this life here of mine
And now im weak
So dont speak

And I know the trapped becomes just what is unknown to the soul
Grazed upon the inside of your head one bullet hole
Don't you know don't you know don't you know

Sometimes i feel like im in no control
Don't need no jesus no fake can bring me hope
Sometimes i feel like im stuck inside a cell
And if your right than I am fine going to hell
Living a life that was not meant for my kind

But I'm still gonna try
We be drinking some wine
I know I cant go back home
But this bottle is just so damn sweet
Just spent the last night in hell the devil aint fun to meet
And now i'll die
Wheres my life
Now ill die
Track Name: At Ease
annie at ease
How am i suppose to be
Your dream you'll see
Who am i to set you free

Annie at ease
You don't have to make believe
One day you'll see
Change the colors of your dreams

keep me fed ill keep you safe now
Don't know when don't have to know how
Its all the same, the feelings change
I felt this way for days n days now

We had all but one more dream to
Keep it all the same it seems to
Never change, its all the same
We felt this way for years n years but how

Just now its finally over
I couldn't take this chance much longer
Its who we are
Im who i'll be
I felt this way to long before tonight

At last its finally over
Couldn't hold it in much longer
Its how it is
No changing that
Ive felt this for too long before tonight

and we look up to all our
Heroes who once showed the know how
Who kept us safe, in times of need
We grew this one without the seed

Here we our another day its
Sort of like the same to say its
All the same, the feelings change
the feeling were washed up and hung to dry

At last its finally over
Couldn't take this pain much longer
Its who we are
Who you'll be
Its sad to think I've felt this for a while

My roots are all torn up Im
Keeping track not keeping touch
Its all the same
The feelings change
Its sad but Ive felt this way for a while

And if your heart stops beating now
Ill be there waiting with a smile
I never realized your pain
These dreams will get you once again

And if your heart is filled with doubt
Ill be there filling in the outs
Ill be there waiting to pretend
These dreams will catch you in the end
Track Name: Locked Down
All we are now
Keep to the ground
Keep us locked down to the bodies of angels

Its who we are now
Keep it locked down
Keep us locked down to the bodies who made us
Its all we are now


A lot of things take our minds off the big story
Picture this, you and him making morning glory
I've had a lot of time a little too much
You can't see with your eyes that your hands cannot touch
And always know that the start of the obvious is
fast facts and track sacks of big stacks of cash backs
…and bad karma
behead any man that would even think to harm her
But wait1 should I second guess any thing I make a promise too?
Can I fulfill whatever that It is i wanna do?
Only you can realize all the thoughts in your head
Your aint dead, somethings are just better unsaid



But for the anybody that should ever try and do anything
Keep safe to your soul and keep sound to your dreams
Its not hard to deceive what you do with your time
Its not hard to believe that this life is a crime
So let the bones go to work, let your muscles get hurt
Run a mile in your head, put your hands in the dirt
I mean just the spirit of the lives that we kept
Keep your feet on the ground and keep your hands off your neck
So so so sunshine years in heaven
Go on for lives and days the stars are dreading
A vision unto yourself of what matters most
Go getters keep getting from coast to coast
I boast the most without a sound sheet of paper
Styles of faith that come with the thoughts to take her
I put a smile on from day to day
Consider the same for yourself thats the way
Track Name: Open Your Heart
show me how to love ill show you pain
Teach me how to dream ill show you anything you want
Anything you want ill show it ya

So teach me how to love ill teach you hate
Show me how to dream I'll show you anything you want
Anything you want and even more

So show me how you move right on
Teach me how to be there for you
How do you manage to move on
And how don't you ever wonder whats next for you

And you do all that you have to do
Ill be there if you'll be there for me
And i never wanna see that day
When the bulb of your light turns into darkness

And don't you whisper to yourself make a scream
I'll show you how to kill a life with a dream

Open your heart I'm ready to start I'm ready to be here
And ya its been fun, the choices were dumb, but made who we are
So open your heart I'm ready to start I'm ready to be there
Ya its been fun, my hearts in a run, we know who we are

Burning brighter brother hear me
Don't ever stop at least right now thats sure
Don't ever chase the wind thats blowing
Choose unto yourself to sail there with me

And Im going to change my ways
My ways can only change who made me
So don't ever try to stop right now
Don't you ever try to stop roll on and sing these

Don't you whisper to yourself make a scream
Ill teach how to kill a life with a dream
And all i need is just a look in the eye
Lets sing a song to celebrate till we die

So if you can just open your heart I'm ready to start Im ready to be here
And ya its been fun the choices were dumb they made who we are
So can you please open your heart I'm ready to start something thats new here
Ya its been fun, we've lost and we've won we've been through it all
Track Name: Yesterday
Yesterday I watched as you flew away
And fell straight to the ground
Yesterday I watched as the children played
To grow up and be drowned
Yesterday I watched as my friends all tried
And failed right with there pride
Yesterday I watched as my heroes died
They fell straight to the ground ground ground ground ground

Yesterday I watched as life passed us by
Theres no time left to fight
Yesterday I watched as we waved goodbye
To the only hope in sight
Yesterday I watched as my friends all failed
Sailed into the dark
Yesterday we looked but he can't be found
Musta fell straight to the ground ground ground ground ground

Yesterday I watched as you flew away
And today your doing great
Yesterday I watched as my friends all tried
Never stopped without a fight
Yesterday I watched as my heroes died
But we all have our time
Yesterday we looked but he can't be found
Must be heaven bound bound bound bound bound