So Late It Hurts

by the 'Mericans

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released June 17, 2011

the 'Mericans BMI c 2011

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Track Name: When A Peaceful Bird Can't Hear Her Own Song
WHEN A PEACEFUL BIRD CAN'T HEAR HER OWN SONG

WHEN A WHOLE FIELD
OF SUN
IS FACED
EAST AND AWAY
FROM THE PAVEMENT
AND THE MAKER
AND IT'S SO LATE
THAT IT HURTS . . .

AND YOU'RE SO LIKE
A STORM
AND YOU KNOW I LIKE
A GOOD STORM
WHEN A PEACEFUL BIRD
CAN'T HEAR HER OWN SONG
AND IT'S SO LATE
THAT IT HURTS . . .
Track Name: Yeah, No
"YEAH, NO"

SMOKE / WATERS / MY EYES
YEAH NO / BRAND LOYALTY
WATCH THE GIANTS FALL
YEAH NO / BRAND LOYALTY
WATCH THE GIANTS FALL

RUST / HAS RISEN
AND FED ME / THIS SICKNESS

YEAH NO / LOYALTY
WATCH THE GIANTS FALL
YEAH NO / LOYALTY
WATCH THE GIANTS FALL

YOU FEED / OFF OF ME
I FEED / OFF OF THE BREEZE
YOU FEED / OFF OF ME
I'M GONNA FEED YOU / TO THE BREEZE

(SOLO)

YEAH NO / BRAND LOYALTY
WATCH THE GIANTS FALL
YEAH NO / BRAND LOYALTY
WATCH THE GIANTS FALL

YOU FEED / OFF OF ME
I FEED / OFF OF THE BREEZE
YOU FEED / OFF OF ME
I'M GONNA FEED YOU / TO THE BREEZE

YEAH, NO (YEAH, NO, YEAH, NO)
YOU FEED / OFF OF ME
YEAH, NO (YEAH, NO)
I FEED OFF / OFF OF THE BREEZE
YEAH, NO (YEAH, NO)
YOU FEED / OFF OF ME
YEAH, NO (YEAH, NO)
I'M GONNA FEED YOU / TO THE BREEZE
Track Name: Language Of America
"LANGUAGE OF AMERICA"

THE LANGUAGE OF AMERICA
IS IN THE BACK POCKET OF
THE SLANG ALL AROUND US
WE ALL SAY WHAT WE WANNA
I'M NOT ASKIN' FOR TROUBLE
I'M JUST BEIN' MYSELF
'COS WHERE I COME FROM
IT STARTS WITH YOU MOUTH

WILL I NOT FOLLOW? / I WILL NOT FOLLOW

IN SOUTH CAROLINA
WHEN I WAS JUST A KID
I'D STOP BY THE RED'S
TO GET AN EAR AND AN EYEFUL
AT JACK AND LINDA'S
I'D SEE ANOTHER SIDE OF
LIFE AS I KNOW IT
FILLED WITH SNUFF AND BEER CANS

WELL, I LOVE / THAT SIDE OF . . .
I PICK UP ON THAT SIDE OF . . .
IN THE BACK POCKET OF / ALL OF US

IN AMERICA
THEY SAY BE WHAT YOU CAN
THEY BETTER NOT TAKE AWAY
WHAT MAKES US FREE
TO BE THE LANGUAGE OF AMERICA
IN THE BACK POCKET OF
ALL / OF / US
YEAH, WE'RE ALL PART OF IT
WHAT CAN WE BE
WITHOUT ALL OF US
DON'T THREATEN ME
DON'T TAKE ANYTHING
FROM THE LANGUAGE OF ALL OF US
EVEN HICKS AND HIP-HOPS
IN THE BACK POCKET OF
THE SLANG SURROUNDING US

I WILL NOT FOLLOW (I WILL NOT FOLLOW)
I'LL SAY / WHAT / I WANNA
YEAH, I'LL BE / WHAT / I WANNA
YEAH, I'LL BE / AMERICA
Track Name: Car
"CAR"

CALL IT SOLD
WE WILL
BREAK DOWN
THE CAR, WE'LL LEAVE IT
LEAVE IT ON THE OUTSIDE
OF TOWN
LEAVE IT ON THE OUTSIDE
OF KISS IT GOODBYE
BYE-BYE . . .

CALL IT SOLD
WE WILL
BREAK DOWN
THE CAR, WE'LL LEAVE IT
I GUESS WE'LL HAVE TO SAY HELLO
AGAIN
I GUESS WE'LL HAVE TO SAY HELLO
AGAIN
AGAIN / AGAIN
AGAIN / AGAIN...
Track Name: Our Strength In Numbers
"OUR STRENGTH IN NUMBERS"

SO COULD YOU PLEASE
WAIT UP FOR ME
SO THAT I'LL KNOW
OUR STRENGTH IN NUMBERS

IS WORTH OUR TRYIN'
TO CHANGE OUR OWN MINDS
IN TIMES OF TROUBLE
WITH WINGS THAT DON'T FLY

WAIT FOR ME
WAIT FOR ME
SO I'LL KNOW
OUR STRENGTH IN NUMBERS

IS WORTH OUR TRYIN'
TO CHANGE OUR OWN MINDS
IN TIMES OF TROUBLE
WITH WINGS THAT DON'T FLY
IT'S WORTH OUR TRYIN'
TO CHANGE OUR OWN MINDS
IN TIMES OF TROUBLE
OUR WINGS JUST MIGHT FLY

WAIT FOR ME
WAIT FOR ME

IT'S WORTH OUR TRYIN'
TO CHANGE OUR OWN MINDS
IN TIMES OF TROUBLE
OUR WINGS JUST MIGHT FLY

AWAY . . .
AWAY . . .
Track Name: Surprise
"SURPRISE"

THE ROAD / IS MY PLAYGROUND
I SHOULD GO / THERE MORE OFTEN
I HAVE TO SEE / EVERYTHING
I HAVE TO SEE YOU ENOUGH
BEFORE YOU LEAVE US ALL

I HAVE TO SEE YOU
BEFORE YOU LEAVE US ALL

I STOPPED IN
IT WAS A SURPRISE
NOT ONLY FOR YOU

ONLY FOR YOU
IT WAS A SURPRISE
ONLY FOR YOU
NOT ONLY FOR YOU

BINGO TELLS ME
THAT YOU DO NOT
BINGO TELLS ME
GOOD FOR YOU

NOT ONLY FOR YOU
ONLY FOR YOU
IT WAS A SURPRISE
ONLY FOR YOU
NOT ONLY FOR YOU...

UH-HUH . . . (X 8)
Track Name: Badlands At Daybreak
"BADLANDS AT DAYBREAK"

I CAN SEE IT ALL FROM HERE
CHARACTERS OF ALL SHAPES
WE'RE ALL SURROUNDED BY PICTURES
EVERYDAY LANDSCAPES
ROUGHENED BY WINTER
FED TO THE WATER
THEY'RE PULLING US ALL IN
JUMPIN' IN

(THEY'RE) FEEDING OFF OF ALL OF US
(THEY'RE) FEEDING OFF OF ALL OF US

THE INK IS HOT
THE WOOD IS WET
I'M SURE OF THE FIRE
THE FIRE IS SURE OF ITSELF
NOT GONNA BURN OUT
IT'S NOT GONNA GO OUT
REACH OUT, REACH OUT

(THEY'RE) FEEDING OFF OF ALL OF US
(THEY'RE) FEEDING OFF OF ALL OF US
(THEY'RE) FEEDING OFF OF ALL OF US
(THEY'RE) FEEDING OFF OF ALL . . .

REACH OUT, REACH OUT (REACH OUT, REACH OUT)

(THEY'RE) FEEDING OFF OF ALL OF US
(THEY'RE) FEEDING OFF OF ALL OF US
(THEY'RE) FEEDING OFF OF ALL OF US
(THEY'RE) FEEDING OFF OF ALL . . .
Track Name: So Easy
"SO EASY"

FROM HERE I SEEM
TO BE GETTING NOWHERE
BUT I DON'T KNOW
WHERE NOWHERE IS

IT'S SO EASY
IT'S SO EASY
IT'S SO EASY
WHERE NOWHERE IS

IT'S SO EASY TO THINK
YOU'RE GOING NOWHERE
YOU DON'T EVEN KNOW
WHERE NOWHERE IS

[solo]

FROM HERE IT SEEMS
EVERYTHING'S ALL RIGHT
BUT I STILL DON'T KNOW
WHERE NOWHERE IS

COS YOU'RE ON THE PAPER
YOU'RE FINDING OUT
YOU LEND YOUR VISION
AND YER LOVED BY ALL
YOU'VE GOT A FRIEND
IN EVERYONE
YOU'VE GOT THE STYLE AND
IT'S SO EASY NOW

IT'S SO EASY TO THINK
YOU'RE GOING NOWHERE
YOU DON'T EVEN KNOW
WHERE NOWHERE IS

IT'S SO EASY [X3]
IT'S SO...
EASY...
WHERE / NOWHERE / IS
Track Name: No One Up There Is Listening
"NO ONE UP THERE IS LISTENING"

HOW'S MY HEART RATE
WHEN I MISSTEP
INTO THE CLOUDS
AND FIND NO WAY HOME
AND THROUGH THAT DOOR
COMES WHO KNOWS WHAT
UNTIL TIME SPELLS OUT
WHY AM I HERE?

GO 'WAY
GET OUT
GO' WAY
GET OUT

GETTING AHEAD OF MYSELF
AND I ALREADY KNOW
THAT NO ONE UP THERE IS LISTENIN'
NO ONE UP THERE CAN SEE AT ALL
AND THROUGH THAT DOOR
COMES WHO KNOWS WHAT
'TIL TIME SPELLS OUT
WHY AM I HERE?

GO 'WAY
GET OUT
GO' WAY
GET OUT
Track Name: Sky Full
"SKY FULL"

OH PLEASE, HEAR WHAT I'M SAYIN'
THESE, ARE MY DEMANDS

LIFT ME UP, I WANT OUT OF HERE
LIFT ME UP, I WANNA SMELL THE SKY
LIFT ME UP, I WANT OUT OF HERE
LIFT ME UP . . .

PLEASE, HEAR WHAT I'M SAYIN'
'COS THESE, ARE MY DEMANDS
PLEASE, HEAR WHAT I'M SAYIN'
LIFT ME UP, I WANT OUT OF HERE
LIFT ME UP, I WANNA TASTE THE SKY
LIFT ME UP, I WANT OUT OF HERE
LIFT ME UP . . .

PLEASE . . .
PLEASE . . .
PLEASE . . .
PLEASE . . .
PLEASE . . .
PLEASE . . .