Say What You Mean

by John-Allison Weiss

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released April 16, 2013

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Track Name: Making it Up
Am I making it up?
Was it all in my mind?
Were we ever in love?
Was it all just a lie?
Am I making it up?
Was it not what you said?
Was I never the one?
Was it all in my head?
Tell me you remember
Tell me you remember
The way you used to call me your own
Tell me that I’m making it up
And I’ll leave you alone
Am I making it up?
Was there something I missed?
Were we ever in love?
Did we ever exist?
Am I making it up?
Was it not what it seemed?
Am I making it up?
Was it all just a dream?
Tell me you remember
Tell me you remember
The way you used to call me your own
Tell me you remember
Tell me you remember
The way you used to say this was home
Tell me that I’m making it up
And I’ll leave you alone
Now that it’s over, is it all for the best?
(Now that it’s dead and done)
So quick to fall in love, so quick to forget
(I could be anyone)
Tell me you remember
(you let me go)
Tell me you remember
(a lonely ghost)
Tell me that I’m making it up
And I’ll leave you alone
Tell me that I’m making it up
And I’ll leave you alone
That’s it
Track Name: One Way Love
I want a one-way love
None of this round trip stuff
I wanna laugh till we cry
Wanna hold on till we die
I want a one-way love

I want a one-way love
The kind that won't give up
I wanna hope, wanna trust
Wanna need, wanna lust
Yeah, I want a one-way love

Yeaaaaaahhhhh
One-way love
Yeaaaaahhhh
One way love

I want a one-way love
The kind that gets back up
I wanna stand by your side
Wanna fight to survive
I want a one-way love

I want a one-way love
That sticks it out when times are tough
Yeah me and you
Thick and thin, through and through
I want a one-way love

Yeaaaaaahhhhh
One-way love
Yeaaaaahhhh
One way love
Yeaaaaaahhhhh
One-way love
Yeaaaaahhhh
One way love

Everybody leaves, and everybody needs
Space and time and room to breathe
All I ever wanted was a reason to believe
Is that so much to ask?
'Cause right goes wrong
And life goes on
And I still sing the same old song
Someone tell me something's gonna last

I want a one-way love
The kind that won't give up
I wanna hope, wanna trust
Wanna need, wanna lust
Yeah, I want a one-way love

Yeaaaaaahhhhh
One-way love
Yeaaaaahhhh
One way love
Yeaaaaaahhhhh
One-way love
Yeaaaaahhhh
One way love
Track Name: Nothing Left
It's not what I want anymore
It's not what I want anymore
Fighting the feelings in my mind
Trying to see it from your side

It's not what I want anymore
It's not what I want anymore
I'm waiting for answers I won't get
I'm making excuses I'll regret

Stand closer, I get nervous

It's not what I want anymore
It's not what I want anymore
I think it's the endings that I hate
I think it's the changes in your face

It's not what I know anymore
It's not what I know anymore
I'm missing the bridges that you burned
You won't make me happy like we were

Stand closer, I can't do this
And I'm hopeless, and you're through

When you're next to me
You get what's left of me
Why can't I get what's left of you?
When you're next to me
You get what's left of me
Why can't I get what's left of you?
There's nothing left of you
Nothing left of you

It's not what I want anymore
It's not what I want anymore
But you are the only thing I see
And this is the only thing I need

Stand closer, I can't do this
And I'm reckless, and you're through

When you're next to me
You get what's left of me
Why can't I get what's left of you?
When you're next to me
You get what's left of me
Why can't I get what's left of you?
There's nothing left of you

Nothing left, nothing left of you
Nothing left, nothing left of you
Nothing left, nothing left of you
Nothing left, nothing left

When you're next to me
You get what's left of me
Why can't I get what's left of you?
Yeah, when you're next to me
You get what's left of me
Why can't I get what's left of you?
Why can't I get what's left of you?
There's nothing left of you

Nothing left, nothing left of you
Nothing left, nothing left of you
Nothing left, nothing left of you
Nothing left, nothing left of you
Track Name: I Was An Island
I was an island
Before you came along
Put your boat in my sand
Your hand in my hand
Your heart in my songs

I was a fighter
And I was so brave
But I lowered my sword
When you held me and swore
You'd stay, stay, stay oh

I can't do this alone anymore
Cause I'm no good on my own anymore
What did I do to deserve this?
What did you do to me?
Baby, come back
You know I don't want to be free

I was a rebel, but I had a cause
'Til you came to town
Pushed me around
And showed me what love was

I was a wolf, dear
Apart from the pack
But you answered my cry
In the dead of the night
And told me that you had my back, oh

I can't do this alone anymore
Cause I'm no good on my own anymore
What did I do to deserve this?
What did you do to me?
Baby, come back
You know I don't want to be free

I can't do this alone anymore
Cause I'm no good on my own anymore
What did I do to deserve this?
What did you do to me?
Baby, come back
You know I don't want to be free oh
Baby, come back
You know I don't want to be free
No, No, No
Baby come back
You know I don't want to be free
Track Name: How to Be Alone
Early morning hours got me dreaming of your face
And I can’t sleep much longer without you here
Waking up and tossing, turning
Telling myself this is learning
How to be alone this year

And all my friends say I’m doing so well
I’m being so brave, as far as anyone can tell,
I’m fine
I miss you all the time
I’m fine
I miss you all the time

I can’t help but wonder what I did to make you go
I guess they say all good things gotta end
And I can only hope that I can make it on my own
Back to where I started from again

And all the books say I’m doing it right
But on the long days, the books don’t hold me quite as tight.
It’s fine
I just miss you all the time
It’s fine,
I miss you all the time
All the time
All the time
All the time

Yeah I’m tired of being angry
And I’m tired of being strong
And I’m tired of being treated
Like it’s me who did you wrong
Like a knife into my back
Can’t forget that kind of hurt
Do you think about the past
Or are your memories a blur?
‘Cause it’s almost been a year
I still think about that day
How I let you disappear
How you let me get away
No, I’ll never understand the things
That you could never say
Never say

It’s fine
Yeah it’s fine
I miss you all the time, all the time

All the time
All the time
All the time
All the time
All the time
All the time
All the time
All the time
Track Name: Wait For Me
I forgot what it felt like
to feel so alive
I'm packing my suitcase
and changing my mind
I forgot what it's like to look
the things you want
right between the eyes
It's never been so hard to say goodbye

I'm back to the basics
and waiting for signs
I'm praying for patience
and falling behind
It's not the way I meant to be
it’s just how I'm designed
I get so tired of running out of time

I'm missing out on all the places I could go
The people I could know,
the nights so not alone
We'll never make it
and it wasn't meant to be
But I’ll wait if you'll wait for me

I'm trying to remember
your face in my hands
I wanted adventure,
you met my demands
I told myself the day I left
I want it but I can't
I fell for something far away again

I guess that it's pointless,
but I mean what I say
I never expected
through all of this time
that I could be okay
Yeah, all the things you do to me,
the promise and the pain
I wish with all my heart that I could stay

I'm missing out on all the places I could go
The people I could know,
the nights so not alone
We'll never make it
and it wasn't meant to be
But I’ll wait if you'll wait for me

I forgot what it felt like
to feel so alive
I'm packing my suitcase
and changing my mind
I forgot what it's like to look the things you want
right between the eyes
And say goodbye
goodbye
goodbye
goodbye

I'm missing out on all the places I could go
The people I could know,
the nights so not alone
We'll never make it
and it wasn't meant to be
But I’ll wait if you'll wait for me
I’ll wait if you'll wait for me
Track Name: Don't Go
Lately when I wake up
all the numbers on my clock are new to me
I gotta get more sleep
Stay up late nights
wasting my time
Planning out how
I can make you see
Just what you really need

A stomach full of worry never got me very far
I'll drive out my frustration in this godforsaken car
Somewhere deep inside of me
I know that you were part of the problem
But I still want you
No
Don't go

I know it's not healthy but
I'm kind of getting used to being sick
They don't make cures for this
I'll always be your backup plan
Silver medal, though I ran
The hardest and the farthest of them all

A stomach full of worry never got me very far
I'll drive out my frustration in this godforsaken car
Somewhere deep inside of me
I know that you were part of the problem
But I still want you
No
Don't go

And I can always count on you to count me out
Another broken heart that I could do without
I know I'll never be the one that you adore
So I'll turn around
And stand my ground
And settle down
And settle for

A stomach full of worry never got me very far
I'll drive out my frustration in this godforsaken car
Somewhere deep inside of me
I know that you were part of the problem
But I still want you
So
Don't go
Don't go
Don't go
Track Name: Hole in Your Heart
Summer heat soaked through the sheets
and kept me up all night
You stayed so quiet there next to me,
I held myself and tried
To get a grip and make some sense of
the distance in between
The promise of a future
that I ain’t ever seen

Though taking time is wasting time,
I gave you what you asked
I held you tight for one more night,
as long as you could last
But staring at the ceiling,
I knew it was a lie
You said you’d always love me,
but you didn’t even try to fix

The hole
in your heart,
the hole
in your heart
I should’ve known,
should’ve seen from the start
Maybe it’s the hole in your heart

People grow and people change,
it’s just a fact of life
But don’t you find it kind of strange
it happened overnight?
See, I’m the kind of person
who waits right through the rain
Guess you’re the kind of person
who runs and hides and blames it on

The hole
in your heart,
the hole
in your heart
I should’ve known,
should’ve seen from the start
Maybe it’s the hole in your heart

Oh love,
Now I know the reason why you go, love
Nothing wrong with leaving when there’s no love
Left inside your empty chest
But like you said it, no regrets
So what did I expect from the

The hole
in your heart,
the hole
in your heart
I should’ve known,
should’ve seen from the start
Maybe it’s the hole in your heart
Maybe it’s the hole in your heart
Maybe it’s the hole in your heart
Track Name: Say What You Mean
Another night I’m sleeping on a dirty floor again
I’m howling at the moon until the morning light pours in
And I am halfway dreaming halfway trying to find a pen
‘Cause suddenly I’m lonelier than I have ever been

Another night ignoring all the things we’re doing wrong
I hate to say I like the way you love to lead me on
You promise that you’re serious and take me by the hand
And I could try and fight it but I wouldn’t stand a chance

‘Cause I know
where I’ve been,
how the story always ends
Another night,
I’m giving in again

Don’t let me down
Just hear me out
If I’m what you need
Say what you mean

Another night is over and we stumble in the street
Staring at the sidewalk and I’m studying my feet
Drunk and on the verge of something, you decide to go
And I am standing quiet in a place I’ve come to know

And I’m still
where I’ve been,
where the story always ends
Another night,
I’m giving up again

Don’t let me down
Just hear me out
If I’m what you need
Say what you mean

I'm too young to give a fuck
And too old not to care
I'm fine with having fun
But this is just unfair

Don’t let me down
Just hear me out

Don’t let me down
Just hear me out
If I’m what you need
Say what you mean

Say what you mean
Say what you mean
Say what you mean
Say what you mean
Track Name: I'll Be Okay
There's something endearing
About this empty room
The sun's in my eyes now
It's a quarter past two
And I've got my guitar
And you've got your space
So I'm stuck in this place
I'm stuck in this place

I kind of don't mind it
But I'm losing my mind
Put off what's important
If it'll buy me some time
Time to get braver
Time to postpone
That evident failure
I can't seem to disown
And I'm still alone
Yeah, I'm still alone

Will you take me home?
Will you take me home?
Will you take me home?
Will you take me home?

The day is not over
But I'm still in my bed
'cause sleep is the answer
To the questions that float in my head
And I am not sober
And I am not well
I thought you could tell
Yeah, you never could tell

I've nothing but patience
And nothing to lose
'cause you've given me nothing
In the time that it takes you to choose
There's no excuse now
For making mistakes
It's time to grow up
Face the choices you make
You take and you take
And I'm starting to break

But I'll be okay
I'll be okay
I'll be okay
I'll be okay
I'll be okay
I'll be okay
I'll be okay
I'll be okay
I'll be okay
I'll be okay

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