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Separate Tongues

by Defining Times

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I see your house and right through your front door Standing outside, where I stood before Who is this man that paces this room Where we once made love to a sound that still looms I stand outside, where I stood before
Come back from the dead Sharpen your teeth and get in my bed Make love with confusion, then you can feed off what’s left Get under my skin Dive from your steeple and try to get in You’re through like a needle, your teeth break the ice like a sin Come into my view Tear up the picture I painted of you Perfectly, imperfect is the image that is now torn in two Current with the lines that cross my teeth You still get my faith and sympathy Fall into my eyes Soak in the lashes you take on your sides You are a swan that makes sure I stay in a dive I’m wrapped in the truth I’ll follow suit A fool made for you
Don’t let me catch you in my room You should learn to walk in your own shoes And the fire in your sole will burn you up Time slips away when you’re like me One year can then turn into three So son can you grow and learn to run Back into the streets And throw it out for free I know a place where we can hide Nobody’s there when I’m inside It’s a place where the time is sure to go Back into the streets Throw it out for free No, I’m not ready yet To forget your silhouette laying on my floor again No, I’m not ready yet To forget your silhouette standing in my door again I’m not ready yet I’m not ready to forget So don’t let me catch you in my room There is no telling what I’d do I might pull the teeth out of your gums
Father of the father don’t remember who his kids are at sight Daughter becomes mother so mother begins sleeping at night No one can wake from the twilight that takes in their mind Man becomes child, child then goes backwards in time Thoughts are just thinking when you can’t get the words from your mouth And you find it more confusing when the sun finally slips through the ground Nobody knows where I am or how the hell to get out You see, I don’t know these people, I just want to go home to the South You were waiting at the door before the morning woke the whole state around And we sat inside a room of broken hammers and some paint on the ground We lost our minds to the past as we figured it out It was a place that I’d return from, but you made your bed to lay down
Another lonely soul abides making sure his love is “ok” I swear to God that you were right, this is how I’ll die someday Another sad tune plays along to a song that’s been sung years before As she’s reaching for the one, his ride is waiting at her door When I finally see the light, maybe it will come with peace A piece of land, some peace of mind, something I just receive When I finally meet the God’s will they tell me I’m the “lucky son” And against all of the odds, I’ve wasted every single one No one, no melody can comfort you I am, I’ll always be I am watching you I’m driving us into smoke I’m driving back into smoke
The night was old and obvious to you Guard yourself with volumes of perfume Take another breath, take another breath and hold I can see what’s left, take another breath and hold On the road to where you hide your past The fire inside your heart could never last So take another breath, take another breath, hold I can see what’s left, take another breath, hold Thinking, “I never paid, maybe because I wore that new dress But I’ve already had enough to destroy it” Now you can fall for free into the sheets of odd embraces at night But I never paid for this
I’ve come to the light of a stranger A blank canvas that stares at her like the sun Through fields of forgiveness All the memories existed, but now they’re gone Our hands they were shaking Now only one remains And feels like trembling on It feels what it has done wrong I know only the faces of strangers in my life That come and go Everything has existed on a plain of information That always shows Who holds on and who lets go Am I to understand there is nobody home Keeping the lights and the fire turned on Locking the door from the inside at night Oh how beautiful, oh just one time I’d breathe in the flames with you Hold up the best of you Right to the light to see the inside of you Just one time I get the rest of you To feed off of your mind Through a whole in the chest of you I’m done with the dreams of a dreamer And the song that he sings to her while he runs Away in a circle, all his efforts are eternally for you


released November 13, 2012

All songs written by: Defining Times
Produced by: Defining Times and Michael Trepagnier except "Swan Dive" produced by Michael Trepagnier and Mitch Bell
Recorded at: Bell Labs, Analog Studios, and Cardinal Song
Mixed by: Michael Trepagnier
Mastered by: Kevin Lively
Album artwork by: Phillip Danner @ The Society


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Defining Times Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

We're from Oklahoma City, OK and love music of all kinds. We have come a long way in our short tenure of being a band, Our new EP "Separate Tongues" is out now! We cannot wait for you all to hear the next step. Thank you for listening.

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