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Every Kind Of Light

Every Kind Of Light

Released 28 June 2005
Label Rykodisc
Produced Ineptunes
Engineered Kip Beelman
Mastered Ed Brooks and Rick Fischer at RFICD Mastering

All songs written and performed by Jon Auer, Ken Stringfellow, Matt Harris, Darius Minwalla.
Horns on ‘Jungle!’ by Dan Marcus (trombone) and Jay Thomas (trumpet)
Trumpet on ‘Last Crawl’ by Jay Thomas
Party guests: Joe Norcio, Matt Southworth, and Laura Stotesbery

Art direction & design: Paul Grosso
Concept by Ken Stringfellow

01. It’s Great To Be Here Again
02. Conversations
03. All In A Day’s Work
04. I Guess You’re Right
05. Anything And Everything
06. Second Time Around
07. Last Crawl
08. Could He Treat You Better
09. Love Comes
10. I Finally Found A Jungle I Like
11. That Don’t Fly
12. Sweethearts of Rodeo Drive

bonus track on the Japanese release:
13. Open Me To The Way

 

It’s Great To Be Here Again!

It’s easy livin’ in the house of your dreams
Wall to wall with every trophy you don’t need
All the players say the damndest things
Making time for the camera 16 minutes can bring

Hands tied, put them up in the air
And load it down like you probably don’t care
The whole world is starting to share
In a sense all the senseless events happen here

Yeah, it’s great to be here again
Where the saints all sing along
I hope the party never ends

Act now and you’ll play for it later

Chill out before you learn how to hate her
It’s too late to take it all back while you wait for the top of the ladder to crack

Order up!
This one’s for the kiddies
They don’t care now and they never Diddy
Holy water is under the bridge to the future we’re burning to get to the fridge

Yeah, it’s great to be here again
Where the saints all sing along

I hope the party never ends

Yeah, it’s great to be here again
Where the saints all sing along
I hope the party never ends

A ryhming dictionary and a bag of chicken
A pin button puffin starting to thicken
Most extreme eliminatin’ the rival teams
A midget mercenary married to a wiccan

Hell yeah, it’s great to be here again
Where the saints all sing along
I hope the party never ends

I like the scene, I like the sound, I like the way that we pretend
While the saints all sing along
Hope the party never ends!
(I’m glad we’re still friends I hoping that it won’t end; I’m in love with the fight I’m breakin those who won’t bend)

 

Conversations

On the way back from yesterday, give yourself a break
And say hello to the now you know
Now you know (let it go) today
There’s no prison left inside to guard you through

Conversations on and on
Conversations on and on
Conversations on and on
I can tell you’re the one that I’d bet our lives upon

Will it be such a mystery if you leave without a clue?
Don’t let it end on this note again
Just one word shy of true
And we’ll talk more than those behind closed doors will ever know

Conversations on and on
Conversations on and on
Conversations on and on
From a side of my mind that you helped to help me find

Conversations on and on
Conversations on and on
Conversations on and on
Is it clear, can you tell?
Can you feel me just as well?

And we’ll talk more than those behind closed doors will ever know
They’ll never know

Conversations on and on
Conversations on and on
Conversations on and on
I can tell you’re the one that I’d bet our lives upon

Conversations on and on
Conversations on and on
Conversations on and on
Is it clear?
Can you hear me?
Can you feel me just as well?
Conversations on and on
Conversations on and on

Conversations on and on

 

All In A Day’s Work

Well it’s a beautiful day for a certain arrangement
There’s wheels in the water and tires on the pavement
Don’t tell me the party’s through
The lights are coming on at 2

Most of the time
And if the bartenders come out to play
I’m going to try to keep them out of the way

I’m crossing the line that leads to a good time

There’s only so many chords that haven’t been played yet
And the check’s in the mail but we haven’t been paid yet
The chauffeur’s picking up our tab
It’s looking like we need a cab

We’re counting our dimes

And if the ploy won’t come into play
Were gonna save it for a rainy day
When we’re blurring the line
between us and the good times

It’s all in a day’s work
(All in the way you work with the changes)
It’s all in a day’s work

(All in the way you take to the strangers)

Then we’ll be back in the morning and brush off the pay dirt
Derange it by evening and call it a day’s work

And every word that we parlay
Gets forgotten the next day
it’s better that way
But if the boys don’t come into play
You’ll have to save them for a rainy day

When we’re writing the lines and making up good times

It’s all in a day’s work
(All in the way you work with the changes)
It’s all in a day’s work
(All in the way you take to the strangers)
It’s all in a day’s work
(All in the way you work with the changes)
It’s all in a day’s work

(All in the way you take to the strangers)

 

I Guess You’re Right

I guess you’re right
And there’s nothing I would say to you this time
You told me just what I had to live for
And there’s no flight in my fight
And more than that it’s so all right, it’s so all right

If I meet more than your eye
I guess you’re right
If I wake up in your mind
I guess you’re right

I guess you’re smart
Cause I’m taken by you taking me apart
I could best believe I died to live for
For the hour dictates the need and I am speaking like I’m spoken only for

If I meet more than your eye
I guess you’re right
If I wake up in your mind
I guess you’re right
If I sink into your sleep and make it deep
I guess you’re right
If I never let you go I’ll know you so and oh so right

If I meet more than your eye

I guess you’re right
If I wake up in your mind
I guess you’re right
Can I crawl around your bones and make my home
Would that be right?
If I never let you go I know you so
And you’re so right

Take it as a sign

Take in every sound you hear, take every sigh
Take my desire, take it all, take it as proof
Take me in this life I’ve taken you

 

Anything And Everything

I got summertime on the brain again
I got maps and charts but I can’t find the end

Baby I’m willing to try anything, everything

There’s nothing for you to deny

I got summer sun, I got every kind of light
I got the air that keeps me wide awake at night

Baby I’m willing to try anything, everything
There’s nothing for you to deny
(For you to deny, for you to deny)

Can I roll onto the space where you once were?

And can I have another taste so I’ll be sure never to forget it?

Baby I’m willing to try anything, everything
There’s nothing for you to deny

Take in all the delights
I’ll never refuse you the right

Can I have another taste so I’ll be sure I never will forget it?
(Another taste so I)

Can I have another taste so I’ll be sure I never will forget it?
(Another taste so I)
Can I have another taste so I’ll be sure I never will forget it?
I never will forget it

 

Second Time Around

You
You’re the beauty to behold
You’re the reason why I’m still alive
You dove on in and took right hold

I
Would’ve drown when I let go
I was looking for the answer to a question
Finally now I know

First star in the sky – don’t lose that feeling
I’m ready to stay the second time around

You
You’re the summer I lived through

You’re the days of April I was dead to life
Instead I am renewed

First star in the sky – don’t lose that feeling
I’m ready to stay the second time around

I’ll make it clear and keep you mine
Starting to shine this light of life so crystalline

See,

You’re the reason I believe
The story yet to be and truth be told
Until the final scene

First star in the sky, don’t lose that feeling
I’m better to stay
Second time around
Second time around

 

Last Crawl

I’m hiding here again
From the January snow
And the bottles on the wall
Tell me there’s 93 to go

I wish you’d never been here
Like I hope I’ll always know you

Could this bar look any better than when I’m half blind from the cold?
Apologetic with the most pathetic story ever told?
I’m undeveloped roll in a picture-perfect world you sold me

Dreams of you die harder
But dreams of you still go the farthest

Vodka to the left of me, tequila to the right
And time is like a bruise on my face tonight
I could never live it down but the again I might be tempted

And I ain’t never been so beat by the misery I made
Like a paradise tossed on some lost crusade
Guess I’d better start saving for the debts I’ll never pay in time

Dreams of you die hardest
But dreams of you still go the farthest

Just one last crawl
Before I can’t move at all
There’s just one last crawl
Before I can’t move at all

Second-hand drunks keep me coming back for more
And hope I’m not the first to be the last through the door
Could I love you any less than if I loved you any more?
Not likely

Not likely

Just one last crawl
Before I can’t move at all
There’s just one last crawl
Before I can’t move at all
Before I can’t move at all

Just one last crawl
Before I can’t move at all

Before I can’t move at all

Just one last crawl

Keep it straight now
It could be any day now
Keep it straight now
It could be any day now
Keep it straight now
It could be any day now

Before I can’t move at all

 

Could He Treat You Better

Could he treat you better, baby?
Tell it to me, do
Wyhen he gives you freedoms
Are you finding they’re too few?
Isn’t he still willing, child,

To let you act like you’re used to?
If he answers you wrong, baby
Make sure that he’s gone
By the next time I come through

Did he take your money?
Did he turn away all your friends?
Did he make you look cheap and sleazy to please the eyes of his buisnessmen?
Did he take your honor and make you trade it in for pride?

Oh sister be strong, you just keep on holding on, but don’t you stay on as his bride

One day you’re gonna die
Someone will ask you who did you love?
You can say you tried your best
You’re gonna get your sweet rest
He can’t ever say enough

Is it the kind of house now
Where everybody’s choosing sides?

In a corner with your little boys and your little girls
Wondering if you can survive?
Is there someone better, to walk through this world with?
Oh lady be good, oh lord act now as you should and will you make that jdugement swift?

One day you’re gonna die
Someone will ask you who did you love?
One day he’s gonna die
Sooner or later he’s gonna say

‘Remember me well cuz I’ve bought my place in hell
And I’ve got so much left to pay’

 

Love Comes

Oh baby you’re too pure
You’re too pure for this wicked world
Your data’s uncorrupted
But does something skip inside you?

That’s what takes up time in this life
Add up the sum of the slights and
Sooner or later
Love comes inside you, gets behind you
Takes you under it’s wing
Is it some kind of function?
A reconstruction of what you’ve always been?

Sense memory, that’s so passe
Is that what passes for vision these days?
I engineer no strangeness
I don’t have that modern streak

What fills up this space in your life?
Does the sum of the slights hurt?
Sooner or later
Love comes inside you, gets behind you
Takes you under it’s wing
Is it some kind of function?
A reconstruction of what you’ve always been?

Time can’t hurt you
I can’t be bothered to get you alone in this world
You can do it youself, but make your ends known to your means and your lovers

Drop your guard, get over yourself
Kick your shoes to the floor and
Run from your cover, run to the other side of your head and I’ll stand right by you

Love comes inside you, gets behind you
Takes you under it’s wing
Is it some kind of function?
A reconstruction of what you’ve always been?

Love comes inside you, gets behind you

Takes you under it’s wing
Is it some kind of function?
A reconstruction of what you’ve always been?

Time can’t hurt you
I can’t be bothered to get you alone in this world

 

I Finally Found A Jungle I Like!

Well I finally found a jungle I like
I’ll be swinging my machete tonight
The jungle floor’s like a rug, if you don’t mind the bugs
At least you know that all of them bite

I got my mind in a clump Trump tight from the jump
Alright!
I finally found a jungle I like

Don’t you try to help me chop on through
Or I’ll be swinging my machete at you
All the new friends I’ve made might burn up in the shade
But they’ll never tell me what to do
I might get stuck in a canopy drinking every Saturday night

But I finally found a jungle I like

Crazy days are getting bettet than the ones before
My mind is playing time for the team different than the one that’s keeping score

Yeah I finally found a jungle I like
I’ll be drowning in confetti tonight
Nancy Spumante by the full moonlight
Cuz I finally found a jungle
All right!

Hang ’em high til they fry in the friendly skies
I’m psyched!
I finally found a jungle I like

 

That Don’t Fly

Someone you knew wasn’t able to be true
I can’t help you now
Led away weigh in your chains, when you asked me for changes
I can’t help you now
It’s got me more than just down
We used to disagree so well
But that’s long gone
And I wonder if you even noticed I’d left you
For another shore

And I try to resemble the score that I settle
But that just don’t fly with me
That just don’t fly
And I cry, tears like I haven’t cried in years
When I say goodbye

I stood on the floor of the Monument Valley
Sky deep with stars
And I asked “are you safe from the thieves in this country”?
I hope that you are
Sanitized souls, did you airbrush out your roles?
I can’t help but ask
I used to be young with a strong constitution
Just look at me now

Every broadcast disaster just adds a new wrinkle
But that just don’t fly with me
That just don’t fly
And I cry tears like I haven’t cried in years
I had to say goodbye

Don’t make me cry, don’t give me one more flyby
I can’t stand the sight
A plan that’s delayed by its own executioner
What’s left to debate?
And I hope that my protests will prove to be useless
And we can move on
But the street that I lived on, the grass that I laid on
When will it be gone?

Are we deep in the dream of a chemical scion?
But that just don’t fly with me

That just don’t fly
And I cry
Cry tears like I haven’t cried in years
I had to say goodbye
I had to say goodbye

 

Sweethearts of Rodeo Drive

The black CNN has gone all HSN
You’re on the move, we’re all preapproved now get out there and spend
Don’t turn around cuz it’s all one view
Look up the skirt of Sweetheart and you can still see Malibu

Take it away now, sweethearts

Paper or plastic body bags
You think I am being crass?
Look at the guy you walked in the door with
Scaled up like an asp

Don’t turn around cuz it’s all one view
Sweethearts are cutting in the line now and shoplifting for the few

Take it away now, sweethearts

Is that what it’s all about?
You believe in something and die while you’re still devout
I can almost hear a country’s faintest cry
But the sweethearts have you now, goodbye

Hey Adrien Brody
Hey Shaquielle O’Neal
Humvees are driving boys to battle
You’ve got shiny wheels

Don’t turn around cuz it’s all one view
Sweethearts are keeping it flowing it for ya, baby keep on keepin it real
Keep on keepin it real
Keep on keepin it

Is that what it’s all about?
I believed in something I’ll die while I’m still devout
I can almost hear a country’s faintest cry
But the sweethearts have you now, goodbye

 

Open Me To The Way

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