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The Carbon Copy Silver Lining Lyrics


001 gaining one (4:26)
002 as i was travelling... (4:48)
003 stiffback (3:38)
004 informative timeline (5:01)
005 an occurance during the restoration process (4:01)
006 -the beltway- (3:14)
007 my mentor (3:31)
008 stale penny (Miracle Grow) (3:34)
009 pen-_-. (4:47)
010 beto II (3:53)
011 with this easel. (4:33)
012 see, saw (7:29)
013 ..(i).. (3:34)


gaining one

Album: The Carbon Copy Silver Lining
Track: 01
Running Time: 4:26


North Star,
Bring luck.

Call the nurse I'm dropping in anchor,
Making stops at the pass.
Caught in the mix of the two with an offer,
Left with three times the guilt.

Please don't decide to roll your eyes,
I'm speaking from my heart.
She bought a book and now she's,
Reading much more into things.
Dear searched and found now little,
Purchased more than gained at will.
Please don't decide to roll your eyes,
I'm speaking from my heart.

North Star,
Bring luck.

Littles known of the heart breaking silence,
Causing loss before peals.
Jerking through the side-winding admission,
Gathered berries in bed.

Please don't decide to roll your eyes,
I'm speaking from my heart.
She bought a book and now she's,
Reading much more into things.
Dear searched and found now little,
Hanging on your every word.
Please don't decide to roll your eyes,
I'm speaking from my heart.

Take it I left it,
Slipped and stored in vein.
Held by the mischief,
With one still left to blame.

A flow, a flow in store.

Left with an angel,
Until the sirens rang.

A flow, a flow in store.

Please don't decide to roll your eyes,
I'm speaking from my heart.
She bought a book and now she's reading much more into things.
Dear searched and found now little,
Purchased more than gained at will.
Please don't decide to roll your eyes,
I'm speaking from my heart.



as i was travelling...

Album: The Carbon Copy Silver Lining
Track: 02
Running Time: 4:48


See that car plunge into what was known as a pitiful painted pest,
On the verge of a casted script,
See them four wheels a-turn,
Hit the light,
With everything that's come to par,
And it's got your name on it,
'Cause it's got your name on it,

Tiresias has an eye on you,
From the mountaintop,
He speaks like a virgin,
Here come the locusts again.

I just wept for another day,
Held it in and won't let it out.

See them four wheels turn into the spite that is coming with little haste,
And a puddle he's bound to break,
See them four wheels a-turn,
Hit the light,
Well you don't seem so refined when it's got your name on it,
'Cause it's got your name on it.

Tiresias has an eye on you,
From the mountaintop,
He looks in the mirror,
For it's always telling the truth.

I just wept for another day,
Held it in and won't let it out.

And a barrel of tacks is appraised as jewelry.
And a message of trust is perceived as boring.
Could it be there's a tie between lost and trailing?
Since the dawn of the 1800's.

See that car plunge into what was known as a pitiful painted pest,
On the verge of a casted script,
See them four wheels a-turn,
Hit the light,
With everything that's come to par,
And it's got your name on it,
'Cause it's got your name on it.

Tiresias has an eye on you,
From the mountaintop,
He speaks like a virgin,
Here come the locusts again.

I just wept for another day,
Held it in and won't let it out.

And a barrel of tacks is appraised as jewelry.
And a message of trust is perceived as boring.
Could it be there's a tie between lost and trailing?
Since the dawn of the 1800's, we fell.

But I just held for another day,
I just wept for another day,
Held it in and won't let it out.

I just wept for another day,
Held it in and won't let it out.


stiffback

Album: The Carbon Copy Silver Lining
Track: 03
Running Time: 3:38


Tell the world how I'll miss it's small atmosphere,
Wonder how it will evolve.
How it rose and it broke won't be trivial,
Stay on your feet in your hole.

Mr. Four Eyes,
Please remember,
We still hold you dear.
Mr. Young Man,
Blonde haired stranger,
What separates brings us closer.

Let us announce that it's dark on the holidays,
And the morphine blurts out little chunks.
Don't let us know if your skin starts to turn too cold,
One nap and then...

Mr. Veteran,
Please remember,
I tried to revive your breathe.
Mrs. Undone,
What is upstairs?
Steps but no banister.

'Cause that's what you did for me.
'Cause that's what you did for me.
'Cause that's what you did for me.

Salts deprived from the eyes,
Without patience and a foothold to grip,
I'll be the next in line.
Have a rope,
But nonetheless,
If it's burning while I'm rising,
It could only be the second best.

So if there is not but a last thing we're adding on,
It's seems neglected with rods.
I think I'll stay up,
For I'd swear I just heard your voice,
Maybe it's just something in the air.

Mr. Four Eyes,
Please remember,
We still hold you dear.
Mr. Young Man,
Blonde haired stranger,
What separates brings us closer.

Was that what you paid to see?
Was that what you paid to see?
Was that what you paid to see?

Salts deprived from the eyes,
Without patience and a foothold to grip,
I'll be the next in line.
Have a rope,
But nonetheless,
If it's burning while I'm rising,
It could only be the second best.

Please, carry on.
Don't, carry on.


informative timeline

Album: The Carbon Copy Silver Lining
Track: 04
Running Time: 5:01


While I'm young I'm gonna waste my breath,
Watch as they congregate,
I'm gonna take his steps,
Repeat and circle left,
Right now he's still not listening.

While I'm young I'm gonna waste my time,
Because I'm already aging,
Can't you reason like on TV?
Where you won't feel alone?
It's a bit too much,
But I'm just asking.
I'm just asking.

I'm not made of gold or silver now.
Bronze is sharp and always used its edge.
Well I've seen your smile and still it cracks like whips.
When I go bankrupt I'll be filthy rich.
When I go bankrupt I'll be filthy rich.
Well I've seen your smile and still it cracks like whips.


an occurance during the restoration process

Album: The Carbon Copy Silver Lining
Track: 05
Running Time: 4:01


Bought a picture of Jesus,
Held it in the mirror and he saw a picture of himself,
Spoke life to the children,
You see things aren't put into words
They're polished and not felt
You might be right.

Look behind the bush lies a rivertree,
Hands cuffed and bound so as to limit speech,
Woke up to keep an eye on everything,
Maybe the statue will step out and make a scene,
Look behind the bush lies a rivertree,
Hands cuffed and bound so as to limit speech,
Woke up to keep an eye on everything,
Maybe the statue will step out and make a scene.

Raise your hand,
Like an animal,
Raise your voice,
Like an avalanche,
Raise you hand,
Like a senator,
Raise your voice.

Bought a picture of Jesus,
Held it in the mirror and he saw a picture of himself,
Spoke life to the children,
You see things aren't put into words
They're polished and not felt
You might be right.

Look behind the bush lies a rivertree,
Hands cuffed and bound so as to limit speech,
Woke up to keep an eye on everything,
Maybe the statue will step out and make a scene,
Look behind the bush lies a rivertree,
Hands cuffed and bound so as to limit speech,
Woke up to keep an eye on everything,
Maybe the statue will step out and make a scene.

Raise your hand,
Like an animal,
Raise your voice,
Like an avalanche,
Raise you hand,
Like a senator,
Raise your voice.

Dear Abby,
Thanx for the message,
Gonna bring some gifts of freedom,
To compensate for what's on the inside,
Compensate for what's on the inside,
Dear Charlie,
Changed with the in crowd,
Made your mark on Jesus,
I'll see you again when hell freezes over,
See you again when hell freezes over.


-the beltway-

Album: The Carbon Copy Silver Lining
Track: 06
Running Time: 3:14


At the rate I'm goin',
Little hands will be all that hold me back.
And the minute men they stand and watch,
Well fuck them through.
Don't lose touch,
Better keep those shoes,
And specs on the middle.
The minute men they stand and watch,
Well fuck them.

Still approved.
Located in the region,
Somewhere off of Bermuda.
Caught on quick.
Consider it belittled,
Tired and deleted.

Everybody look its a breathing stepping stone,
Not to be confused with my meaningless monologue.

Oh, Hummingbird.
Killed the Lion's pride,
With the streaks of shade.
And by the way...
Oh, Hummingbird.
Killed the Lion's pride,
With the streaks of shade.
And by the way...

At the rate I'm goin',
Little hands will be all that hold me back.
And the minute men they stand and watch,
Well fuck them through.
Don't lose touch,
Better keep those shoes,
And specs on the middle.
The minute men they stand and watch,
Well fuck them.

I'll be frank,
Where lights dim under pressure,
And ignore applications.
Excuse me,
Corrections are appealing,
Locks to secure breathing.

Everybody listen to him, he speaks in monotone,
Another cyborg among the fertile drones.

Oh, Hummingbird.
Killed the Lion's pride,
With the streaks of shade.
And by the way...
Oh, Hummingbird.
Killed the Lion's pride,
With the streaks of shade.
And by the way...

And now I bare this curse for you.
Not for him.
It loses a blinker,
Fought both sides.
And now I bare these thoughts of you,
Not of him.
I'll stay right here and guard the similar.

Oh, Hummingbird.
Killed the Lion's pride,
With the streaks of shade.
And by the way...
Oh, Hummingbird.
Killed the Lion's pride,
With the streaks of shade.
And by the way...

Strike!
Leg up, say you'll get.
Tell me you'll get it.
Strike!
Leg up, say you'll get.
Tell me you'll get it.
Strike!
Leg up, say you'll get.
Tell me you'll get it.
Strike!
Leg up, say you'll get.
Tell me you'll get it.



my mentor

Album: The Carbon Copy Silver Lining
Track: 07
Running Time: 3:31


Among the sounds of all the secrets here in private lies a motive,
And you can't make me talk or prophecie for rubies,
Cause I'm the target,
You know things are changing when in a room of one it's hard to stand out,
And in the words or mine at the age of 80,
I blame myself, but I have myself

What's it mean to be special?
Is it something in the water?
Their feelings transmit into microscopic,
Touches that just don't reach me.

I tried to catch you in disaster,
But my eyes, they catch the ceiling,
The ropes they use to bound the others scared of number 1,
They don't even phase me,
Containing one in me is an effort in itself,
There is no doorbell,
Would you save the last dance for a hidden stranger?
Well I don't blame you.

But I have myself.
And I have myself.

What's it mean to be special?
Is it something in the water?
Their feelings transmit into microscopic,
Touches that just don't reach me.

But I have myself.


Stale Penny (Miracle Grow)

Album: Carbon Copy Silver Lining
Track: 08
Running Time: 3:34


If you listen close,
Make sure you ignore what they say,
Reaching the floor,
Let's make sure we hit the dirt and it flies,
Give me your eyes,
Focus on what you'll see in my space,
We know who controls,
And sunshine is in the forecast today.

Bet your bottom dollar because we don't have that to offer,
It's always been a habit to hold back the now,
Little does he know by insisting he is existing,
As everybody knows kids are for collateral.

And they held my hand so as not to fall,
Directed me, affected my own days,
Until their age got the best of me,
And it's left in standing.

If that spider,
Happens to bite on the thigh,
So let us lead this,
Somewhere where gods empathize,
Give me your ears,
So you can hear but listen even less,
Bringing patience so slow,
Give me it all and i'll let them know.

Bet your bottom dollar because we don't have that to offer,
It's always been a habit to hold back the now,
Little does he know by insisting he is existing,
As everybody knows kids are for collateral.

A little riddle for the man in the back.
Who is that? who is that?
Who's smart but can't apply what they know?
Not a clue. not a clue.

And now they're chasing ferns again,
I'll plant them in the ground,
And watch my garden grow.
Because next to them we're elephants,
Towering the landscapes,
Scared of smaller rodents.
And i'll watch my...garden grow,
Straighten dudley,
He's much too insecure.

And they held my hand so as not to fall,
Little did they know, my hand's a cannonball.

Bet your bottom dollar because we don't have that to offer,
It's always been a habit to hold back the now,
Little does he know by insisting he is existing,
As everybody knows kids are for collateral.

A little riddle for the man in the back.
Who is that? who is that?
Who's smart but can't apply what they know?
Not a clue. not a clue.

And now they're chasing ferns again,
I'll plant them in the ground,
And watch my garden grow.
Because next to them we're elephants,
Towering the landscapes,
Scared of smaller rodents.
And i'll watch my...garden grow,
Straighten dudley,
He's much too insecure.


Pen-_-

Album: The Carbon Copy Silver Lining
Track: 09
Running Time: 4:47


There is a fight we fight each night with all our might,
Until we simply give in,
A fair game between cheaters "friend"
And it's a gamble who'll win.

Follow me to the oilspill,
Please keep us up to date,
Take deep sighs near the wishing well,
You'll be glad that you did.

We had our minds set on our goals,
Oh nevermind, oh nevermind.
Unless of course we change in time,
Oh nevermind, oh nevermind.

Follow me to the oilspill,
Please keep us up to date,
Take deep sighs near the wishing well,
You'll be glad that you did.

I keep a filter inside for sniffing you out.
I keep a filter inside for sniffing you out.
Give in
I keep a filter inside for sniffing you out.
I keep a filter inside for sniffing you out.
Give in

Follow me to the oilspill,
Please keep us up to date,
Take deep sighs near the wishing well,
You'll be glad that you did.


Beto II

Album: The Carbon Copy Silver Lining
Track: 10
Running Time: 3:53


Reach. Go on.

Hands don't match,
Go and find the bars that make us hunger,
Maybe with knots and uniforms,
And if I may add,
Well I've got a big gun,
And I know just who i'm gonna use it on,
Maybe it'll make for the better.

The beggar always has his strength,
His ambition is tapped,
Always occupied on the john,
While he's there let's take advantage.

We are not the bringers of second chances gone within a moments notice,
And if it's genetic then I'll be fed through those same bars,
How appropriate.

Days in march,
Go, leave us in debt and always hoping,
Maybe in ten more years i'll know him,
And if I may add,
Well i've got a big serenge,
To show to all my close friends,
Maybe I'll upgrade near the kiddies.


The beggar always has his strength,
His ambition is tapped,
Always occupied on the john,
While he's there let's take advantage.

We are not the bringers of second chances gone within a moments notice,
And if it's genetic then I'll be fed through those same bars,
How appropriate.

I'm still because I'm frozen.
I'm frozen
I'm still because I'm frozen.
I'm frozen

Hands don't match,
Go and find the bars that make us hunger,
Maybe with knots and uniforms,
And if I may add,
Well I've got a big gun,
And I know just who i'm gonna use it on,
Maybe it'll make for the better.

The beggar always has his strength,
His ambition is tapped,
Always occupied on the john,
While he's there let's take advantage.

We are not the bringers of second chances gone within a moments notice,
And if it's genetic then I'll be fed through those same bars,
How appropriate.

I'm still because I'm frozen.
I'm frozen
I'm still because I'm frozen.
I'm frozen


We are not the bringers of second chances gone within a moments notice,
And if it's genetic then I'll be fed through those same bars,
How appropriate


With This Easel

Album: The Carbon Copy Silver Lining
Track: 11
Running Time: 4:33


And there we go instead a tease that mocks the beggar,
It looks so flawless,
I've seen them batt their eyes and come a dime-a-dozen,
Just take two steps back.

Hold me.
No, not you but the other,
The one with the rags on.
Hold me.
Substitute rain with some poison and drink to the sequel.

Torching, torching.

You seem withdrawn and plushed until you talk to others,
Wish I'd been gift-wrapped.
Just hope to catch a gaze and just because it's chipping,
Doesn't mean it's useless.

Somehow I reduced,
And a surgeon told me it's no good,
You'll have to double your intake,
And the risk?
Hearts were made for cigarettes,
Little girls love to light up.

Hold me.
No, not you but the other,
The one with the rags on.
Hold me.
Substitute rain with some poison and drink to the sequel.

Torching, torching.
Torching, torching.

Somehow I reduced,
And a surgeon told me it's no good,
You'll have to double your intake,
And the risk?
Hearts were made for cigarettes,
Little girls love to light up.

Somehow I reduced,
And a surgeon told me it's no good,
You'll have to double your intake,
And the risk?
Hearts were made for cigarettes,
Little girls love to light up.

Hold me.
No, not you but the other,
The one with the rags on.
Hold me.
Substitute rain with some poison and drink to the sequel.

Torching, torching.
Torching, torching.


See, Saw

Album: The Carbon Copy Silver Lining
Track: 12
Running Time: 7:29


In chorus we stagger
In chorus we stagger
In chorus we stagger
In chorus we stagger.

Closed eyes
Bring more light inside.
Small breeze
Helped us keep our strides.
The large gust
Won't keep you in tact
And if i'm forewarned
I'll make the same mistake.

Fill in the blank

And though the crane is gone I see my way,
I may hit one too far,
Been said it's all more likely to save.
And though the rain is gone,
Regenerates,
I pushed it calm and still,
Until it's all just breaking away
Breaking away

In chorus we stagger
In chorus we stagger
In chorus we stagger
In chorus we stagger.

Closed eyes
Bring more light inside.
Small breeze
Helped us keep our strides.
The large gust
Won't keep you in tact
And if i'm forewarned
I'll make the same mistake.

Fill in the blank

And though the crane is gone I see my way,
I may hit one too far,
Been said it's all more likely to save.
And though the rain is gone,
Regenerates,
I pushed it calm and still,
Until it's all just breaking away
Breaking away

Wait
For him
He might be late
Light a match to the fire,
Sit warm by the fireplace,
Here he comes, it's the realtor,
Maybe he'll have something different to say.
"take it all"

No one sees what someone sees,
Built my house on sand,
No one knows what someone knows,
If rebuilt I'd protest.
No one hears what someone hears.

That's the sound of my scar

I'm tense but I breathe


..(i)..

Album: The Carbon Copy Silver Lining
Track: 13
Running Time: 3:34


Come with the raising,
Of you.
Come with the raising,
Of you.
Come with the raising,
Come with the raising,
Come with the raising,
Come with the raising,

Two years ago in the woods,
Saw a branch,
Fall in the brook.

I'll lead you, I'll lead you,
To your throne


But it's up to my knees now,
Build me up, for the breakdown.

And I carried this all for you,
And you know I did.
And i bottled it just for you,
And you know I did.
Taking hold caught a rash,
And I did it all for you.