Lyrics

"The Roads Don't Love You"

01. Two Step
02. Another For The Darkness
03. Happy Sad
04. Easy On The Eye
05. Keep Me Here
06. Undercover
07. Nothing Can
08. Helen
09. Something In My Way
10. Horses
11. Tomorrow
 --. Pull Me In

 

Two Step

Two steps closer, than I had in mind,
But I am good at a cold shoulder
I lost myself, trying to catch the sun
And give it everything, left myself with none

Well, I'm living straight now you're not on my mind
My sweet addiction, always at the side

Stop chasing every little thing that sparks
You'll carry all you ever need in your heart
Stop chasing every little thing

I'm sorry but I'm restless
The closer it gets, the less I need it
I lost myself trying to catch the sun
Turn the corner, now walk on

Stop chasing every little thing that sparks
You'll carry all you ever need in your heart
Stop chasing every little thing that sparks
You'll carry all you ever need in your heart

Oh, wait a minute more
'Cos you almost said it out, oh wait a minute more
'Cos you almost said it, say it to me now

Stop chasing every little thing that sparks
You'll carry all you ever need in your heart
Stop chasing every little thing that sparks
You'll carry all you ever need in your heart

Stop chasing every little thing that sparks
It always sparkles from a distance
you'll carry all you ever need in your heart
It'll burn you in an instant

 

Another For The Darkness

Talk, talk.. empty sentiment
I haven't got the heart for disappointment
Ten thousand reasons why I should go
The state you're in, I better get you home

Car crash, running through my head
I'm saying things that are best left unsaid
Stop looking at me that way
I'm not the answer, I'll be your anchor

Tired of the fight
Well I don't understand you better than most
I am just your friend, with troubles of my own
And I don't understand you better than most
Better than most

You say you're unravelling
I haven't got the heart to watch you crying
One for the road, and another for the darkness
I'll get you home and tomorrow you'll forget this

Get ready for the fight
Well I don't understand you better than most
I am just your friend, with troubles of my own
And I don't understand you better than most
Better than most

Hailstones beating on my heart
And I'm tired of holding back
What if I was to? what would be so wrong with that?
These days I'm surrounded by people I don't even like
But boy, you are a flower, tonight I'll be a liar
and tell you, it's not right..

That I don't understand you better than most
I am just your friend with troubles of my own
And I don't understand you better than most
Better than most

 

Happy Sad

My dirty joy, my laden back
My will to live is under attack
I have the days when it comes easy
My blue-eyed boy got show and tell
I need your laugh to make me well
No light is coming through my window

Gotta meet you face to face
Convince you that I'm not so strange
Just happy sad
I'm broken down
But I'm okay/upbeat when you come around
I'm happy sad and it comes easy to me
I'm never one or the other

You have knocked me off my track
One lap to go and now I'm last
You know I used to be so eager
Get up, get up, get out of bed
The brightest day that ever led
You know you make me want to try harder

[Chorus]

My friends are few, but that's okay
'Cos when you're around it all just fades away
My sadder boy

I'm happy sad
I'm broken down
But I'm upbeat when you come around
I'm happy sad
And it comes easy to me
I'm never one or the other

The roads don't love you, they still don't pretend to
The roads don't love you, they still don't pretend to

 

Easy On The Eye

I watch you from the road
I laugh when you cut the corners
I know when things ain't good at home
You slam the doors and pull down the blinds

You're so easy on the eye
And you ease my troubled mind
You're so easy on the eye

I watch you from the road
Late for work when you leave the house
You make so many lists and plans to get away from here
I could look at you for years

You're so easy on the eye
And you ease my troubled mind
You're so easy on the eye

I watch you from the road
Restless under a suburban sky
You have no idea what you do to me
You make me wanna stay

You're so easy on the eye
And you ease my troubled mind
You're so easy on the eye

 

Keep Me Here

Caught up in a little down
Wasted dream we both live out
Just to see how hard you can make me cry
Man, we do it to ourselves

Caught up in what we don't say
Pretend that we love living straight
Just to see how hard I can make you cry
Man, we do it to ourselves

Now we stand face to face, got nothing to say
There's nothing to keep me here
The line that brought you to me will take you away
I'm standing in front of you
I'm a million miles away

Blackness, blackness, all around
What holds you up eventually pulls you down
and all that is golden is slipping through our hands
Man, well we do it to ourselves

Now we stand face to face, got nothing to say
There's nothing to keep me here
The line that brought me to you will take me away
I'm standing in front of you
I'm a million miles away

Now we stand face to face, got nothing to say
There's nothing to keep me here
The line that brought you to me will take you away
I'm standing in front of you
I'm a million miles away

I'm standing in front of you
I'm a million miles away

 

Undercover

Caught up in the undertow
Takes me from what I never had
Back to what I'll know

Down, hold me, drag me down, own me

Now I'm left undercover
Only half way there
Man you left me undercover
A gypsy out of nowhere
Undiscovered, I was left for dead
Man you left me undercover

Sleep does not rest easy in this place
The urgency of water only knows how to take

Down, hold me, drag me down, own me

Now I'm left undercover
Only half way there
Man you left me undercover
A gypsy out of nowhere
Undiscovered, I was left for dead
Man you left me undercover
Doo doo, doo doo, ooh ooh

Now I'm left undercover
Only half way there
Man you left me undercover
A gypsy out of nowhere
Undiscovered, I was left for dead
Man you left me undercover
Doo doo, doo doo, ooh ooh

Ooh ooh, ooh

 

Nothing Can

Can't sit with you, talk for a while
You know you make me feel life
You know you make me wanna try harder

Can't tell you ‘bout the kick inside
How the stupid mess brings out your eyes
And all those cities inside

And how, Nothing can make me cry
A landslide's brought me to a straight road empty
And now nothing can make me cry
The city lights behind me, I know you're with me in here

Well I go to the country to find myself
Crawl back to the city to lose myself again
Under lights this joke is wearing thin
Well it's easy to be a winner when you don't know what you've lost
It's easy to be a believer
In you

When nothing can make me cry
A landslide's brought me to a straight road empty
And nothing can make me cry
The city lights behind me, I know you're with me in here

Now nothing can make me cry
A landslide's brought me to a straight road empty
And nothing can make me cry
The city lights behind me, I know you're with me in here

Brought me...
Here...
Brought me...
Here...
Brought me..
Here

 

Helen

I will welcome any stranger
For strangeness is a welcome guest
And I will make a bed for him to rest

We will arise there after
Fall around the place in drunken laughter
And never look back again

Years of merry dancing
Weighed heavy on our chest
No more could we afford a place to rest

Cold was the winter
We promised to stay dry together
We never spoke again

 

Something In My Way

The blacker my heart
The deeper I feel
The cheaper the real
The closer you are to me

Afraid I'll forget you
Afraid I might try to
When nothing moves quite
Like you to me

But there's something in my way
There's something in my way
There's something in my way
There's something in my way

I see the punch come
But I just don't feel it
I want to believe but I
Just don't believe it

Afraid I might hate you
Afraid I might try to
There's so much that I
Should say to you now

But there's something in my way
There's something in my way
There's something in my way
There's something in my way

The blacker my heart
The deeper I feel
The cheaper the real
The closer you are to me

Afraid I'll forget you
Afraid I might try to
When there's so much that I
Should say to you now

But there's something in my way
There's something in my way
There's something in my way
There's something in my way

I see the punch
I just don't feel it
Something in my way

I want to believe
I just don't believe it
Something in my way

 

Horses

Help is not needed for my back trouble
You drag out of me some messed up colours
Yeah

I own all of my own voices
I own all of my own voices

It doesn't matter who you are, this is it
There's a simple life the moment you decide
Raggy bones meet a butchered heart, this is it
There's a simple life the moment you decide
Planes and trains find it hard to stop, this is it
There's a simple life the moment you decide

Now I'm caught up in furious balancing
Of all I want to keep what keeps on leavin'

I own all of my own voices
I own all of my own voices

It doesn't matter who you are, this is it
There's a simple life the moment you decide
Raggy bones meet a butchered heart, this is it
There's a simple life the moment you decide
Planes and trains find it hard to stop, this is it
There's a simple life the moment you decide

It doesn't matter who you are, this is it
There's a simple life the moment you decide
Raggy bones meet a butchered heart, this is it
There's a simple life the moment you decide

 

Tomorrow

Brightest eyes I know
God speed you
Palest skin I throw
Myself in
Count me as your friend
You don't scare me
Man you got to know

I'll be here tomorrow

Drive your sister's car
To my house
Confusion an skin
Much later

Brightest eyes I've known
God's favourite
Man you got to know

I'll be here tomorrow
I'll be here tomorrow
I'll be here tomorrow
I'll be here tomorrow

Tomorrow

 

Pull Me In

Cold heart, beautiful
And places
You pull me in

Couldn't care, wasted
You've pulled me in

Wait, I'll wait, oh
Can't wait with me

Couldn't care, wasted
You've pulled me in

Cold heart, beautiful
You'll pull me in