When Low Ceilings Meet High Expectations

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We Tried To Look Like Fall Out Boy With A Song Title Like This.

This song is the second track off of this EP.


I've got some ends in my friends basement.
I had some plans but I guess that I won't make them.
Start this riot before time runs out.
It all tastes sweeter from here on out.
Talk to me when you need something 'cause I’m not here for love.
The fact of the matter is I’m trying too hard,
We've become too close for comfort, not far enough to avoid.

What's with you and your secrets?
You hide, I'll seek it.
Every line beneath my eyes is a testament to how I'd lie awake.
The stresses,  the messes we make.
A mistress, mysterious mistakes.
I'm caught up in your second hand thoughts.
Enough's enough,
I'm sick of it being this tough.

I wish I could say that you're missing out, but you are really not.
What did you think I was doing all this time?
The words were on the tip of my tongue.
And if you think I'll keep waiting then you are wrong.
'cause I will be the one that got away.

One day this will be paradise,
Turn up the comfort, turn down the lights.
I can't believe I'm not on your drunken mind,
Let me sleep in peace just this one time.
All your reasons support my regrets.
Every season leaves it's own secrets.
Fall into my arms,
This winter I'll win her, psych!

Half the fun is in hiding it,
Watch me closely until I slip.
Prove myself wrong,
This goes beyond all the nights I tried to change your mind.


from Parachute, released May 7, 2015
Produced, mixed, and mastered by the one and only William Muir at The Sound Distillery in Kitchener, Canada.

Guitar/Vocals: Matt Burt
Vocals: Spencer Thompson
Bass: Bennett Cormier
Drums: Patrick D'Alessandro

Cover art: Spencer Thompson

Special thanks for Jason Royle for helping out on bass when needed and just being a total gem.



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