The Writer ~ Ellie Goulding

You wait for a silence
I wait for a word
Lie next to your frame
Girl unobserved
You change your position
And you are changing me
Casting these shadows
Where they shouldn’t be

We’re interrupted by the heat of the sun
Trying to prevent what’s already begun
You’re just a body
I can smell your skin
And when I feel it, you’re wearing thin

But I’ve got a plan
Why don’t you be the artist and make me out of clay?
Why don’t you be the writer and decide the words I say?
Because I’d rather pretend
I’ll still be there at the end
Only it’s too hard to ask, won’t you try to help me?

Sat on your sofa, it’s all broken springs
This isn’t the place for those violin strings
I try out a smile and I aim it at you
You must have missed it
You always do

But I’ve got a plan
Why don’t you be the artist and make me out of clay?
Why don’t you be the writer and decide the words I say?
Because I’d rather pretend
I’ll still be there at the end
Only it’s too hard to ask, won’t you try to help me?

You wait, I wait, casting shadows, interrupted
You wait, I wait, casting shadows, interrupted
You wait, I wait, casting shadows, interrupted
You wait, I wait, casting shadows

But I’ve got a plan
Why don’t you be the artist and make me out of clay?
Why don’t you be the writer and decide the words I say?
Because I’d rather pretend
I’ll still be there at the end
Only it’s too hard to ask, won’t you try to help me?

But I’ve got a plan
Why don’t you be the artist
And make me out of clay?
Why don’t you be the writer?
And decide the words I say?
‘Cause I’d rather pretend
I’ll still be there at the end
Only it’s too hard to ask
Won’t you try to help me?

Uncertainty ~ The Fray

Uncertainty, is killing me
And I’m certainly, not asleep
Maybe I’ve gone far too deep
Maybe I’m just far too weak
And that’s the last place
I want to be
The last place

And there is so much we don’t know
So we love and we hope that it holds
Thousands are lost, maybe more
The question remains, what is this for?

Maybe it came unexpected
Maybe I’m left unprotected
And that’s the last place
I want to be
The last place

And there is so much we don’t know
So we love and we hope that it holds
And either we say or we show
So I’m going to fight for my own

I’m holding on until the last
I’m holding on until there’s nothing left
I’m holding on until the last
I’m holding on ’til there’s nothing left

Who You Are ~ Jessie J

I stare at my reflection in the mirror
Why am I doing this to myself?
Losing my mind on a tiny error
I nearly left the real me on the shelf
No, no, no, no, no

Don’t lose who you are in the blur of the stars
Seeing is deceiving, dreaming is believing
It’s okay not to be okay
Sometimes it’s hard to follow your heart
Tears don’t mean you’re losing, everybody’s bruising
Just be true to who you are
(Who you are, who you are, who you are)
(Who you are, who you are, who you are)
(Who you are, who you are, who you are)
(Who you are, who you are)

Brushing my hair, do I look perfect?
I forgot what to do to fit the mold, yeah
The more I try, the less it’s working, yeah
Cause everything inside me screams no
No, no, no, no, no, no, no, yeah!

Don’t lose who you are in the blur of the stars
Seeing is deceiving, dreaming is believing
It’s okay not to be okay
Sometimes it’s hard to follow your heart
Tears don’t mean you’re losing, everybody’s bruising
Just be true to who you are
There’s nothing wrong with who you are

Yes, no’s, egos, fake shows, like woah
Just go and leave me alone
Real talk, real life, good love, goodnight
With a smile, that’s my home
That’s my home, That’s my own, no, no, no, no, no

Don’t lose who you are in the blur of the stars
Seeing is deceiving, dreaming is believing
It’s okay not to be okay
Sometimes it’s hard to follow your heart
Tears don’t mean you’re losing, everybody’s bruising
Just be true to who you are
Yeah

Scars To Your Beautiful ~ Alessia Cara

She just wants to be beautiful
She goes unnoticed, she knows no limits
She craves attention, she praises an image
She prays to be sculpted by the sculptor
Oh, she don’t see the light that’s shining
Deeper than the eyes can find it
Maybe we have made her blind
So she tries to cover up her pain and cut her woes away
‘Cause cover girls don’t cry after their face is made

But there’s a hope that’s waiting for you in the dark
You should know you’re beautiful just the way you are
And you don’t have to change a thing, the world could change its heart
No scars to your beautiful, we’re stars and we’re beautiful
Oh-oh, oh-oh
And you don’t have to change a thing, yhe world could change its heart
No scars to your beautiful, we’re stars and we’re beautiful

She has dreams to be an envy, so she’s starving
You know, covergirls eat nothing
She says beauty is pain and there’s beauty in everything
What’s a little bit of hunger?
I could go a little while longer, she fades away
She don’t see her perfect, she don’t understand she’s worth it
Or that beauty goes deeper than the surface
Oh, oh
So to all the girls that’s hurting
Let me be your mirror, help you see a little bit clearer
The light that shines within

There’s a hope that’s waiting for you in the dark
You should know you’re beautiful just the way you are
And you don’t have to change a thing, the world could change its heart
No scars to your beautiful, we’re stars and we’re beautiful

Oh-oh, oh-oh
And you don’t have to change a thing, the world could change its heart
No scars to your beautiful, we’re stars and we’re beautiful

No better you than the you that you are (no better you than the you that you are)
No better life than the life we’re living (no better life than the life we’re living)
No better time for your shine, you’re a star (no better time for your shine, you’re a star)
Oh, you’re beautiful, oh, you’re beautiful

And there’s a hope that’s waiting for you in the dark
You should know you’re beautiful just the way you are
And you don’t have to change a thing, the world could change its heart
No scars to your beautiful, we’re stars and we’re beautiful
Oh-oh, oh-oh
And you don’t have to change a thing, the world could change its heart
No scars to your beautiful, we’re stars and we’re beautiful

Bang Bang ~ Kieran Mercer

I called her on the telephone
I said we’re better off alone
It was over and done
But she didn’t see it that way

Maybe I was in the wrong
I didn’t mean to lead her on
But I guess I should’ve known
She wasn’t looking to play

I guess she ain’t the type of girl to be reasonable
Ohhh
I hear the tick-tick-ticking it’s about to blow

She said nobody move
Finger on the trigger I’m coming for you
What can I do
She got me on the ground I’m telling the truth
Said I was the one
It hit me like a bullet shot out of a gun
So put your hands in the air
Bang Bang give me your love

So put your hands in the air
Bang Bang give me your love

Situation critical
A little more than physical
There’s a fire in her eyes
And I’m the one fanning the flame

I guess she ain’t the type of girl to be reasonable
Ohhh
I hear the tick-tick-ticking it’s about to blow

She said nobody move
Finger on the trigger I’m coming for you
What can I do
She got me on the ground I’m telling the truth
Said I was the one
It hit me like a bullet shot out of a gun
So put your hands in the air
Bang Bang give me your love
So put your hands in the air
Bang Bang give me your love
Put your hands in the air
Put your hands in the air
Bang Bang

I guess I wasn’t thinking that I was responsible
Yeah
I guess I wasn’t think-think-thinking it
Ohhhhh

She said nobody move
Finger on the trigger I’m coming for you
What can I do
She got me on the ground I’m telling the truth
Said I was the one
It hit me like a bullet shot out of a gun
So put your hands in the air
Bang Bang give me your loveSo put your hands in the air
Bang Bang give me your love
(Bang Bang)
(Bang Bang)
So put your hands in the air
Bang Bang give me your love

I Cry ~ Holly McNarland

I sat there tight lipped angry
Wide open lead her from where I am
I stand here thinking with you I’ve missed you
Can you feel me hold your hand?
Hold your hand?

Would I die on a night like this?
Would I cry for what you did?
Are you swollen from your guilty thoughts
Like I might let you in on where I’ve been
Can you taste me with your vision?
I’ve been here for some time or did you care
Did you care

Would I die on a night like this?
Would I cry for what you did?
Would I die on a night like this?

I’m sorry darlin’ watch me hate you gracefully
I fell in without you and I was head first headed for danger

Would I die on a night like this?
Would I cry for what you did?

Would I die on a night like this?
Would I cry for what you did?

She’ll sit there waiting for you
She cried for hours said you’d be right back

Banana Pancakes ~ Jack Johnson

Can’t you see that it’s just rainin’
There ain’t no need to go outside

But baby, you hardly even notice
When I try to show you
this song It’s meant to keep you
From doin’ what you’re supposed to
Like wakin’ up too early
Maybe we could sleep in
I’ll make you banana pancakes
Pretend like it’s the weekend now

And we could pretend it all the time
Can’t you see that it’s just rainin’
There ain’t no need to go outside

But just maybe like an ukulele
Mama made a baby
I really don’t mind to practice
Because you’re my little lady
Lady, lady love me
Because I love to lay here lazy
We could close the curtains
Pretend like there’s no world outside
And we could pretend that all the time

Can’t you see that it’s just raining
There ain’t no need to go outside

Ain’t no need, ain’t no need
Can’t you see, can’t you see

Rain all day and I don’t mind

The telephone singing, ringing, it’s too early
Don’t pick it up
We don’t need to
We got everything we need right here
And everything we need is enough
It’s just so easy
When the whole world fits inside of your arms

Do we really need to pay attention to the alarm
Wake up slow, wake up slow

But baby, you hardly even notice
When I try to show you this song
It’s meant to keep you
From doin’ what your supposed to
Like wakin’ up too early
Maybe we could sleep in
I’ll make you banana pancakes
Pretend like it’s the weekend now
And we could pretend it all the time

Can’t you see that it’s just rainin’
There ain’t no need to go outside

Ain’t no need, ain’t no need
Rain all day and I really, really, really don’t mind
Can’t you see, can’t you see

We’ve got to wake up slow

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In Repair ~ John Mayer

Too many shadows in my room
too many hours in this midnight
too many corners in my mind
so much to do to set my heart right
oh it’s taking so long i could be wrong, i could be ready
oh but if i take my heart’s advice
i should assume it’s still unsteady
i am in repair, i am in repair

stood on the corner for a while
to wait for the wind to blow down on me
hoping it takes with it my old ways
and brings some brand new look upon me
oh it’s taking so long i could be wrong, i could be ready
oh but if i take my heart’s advice
i should assume it’s still unsteady
i am in repair, i am in repair

and now i’m walking in a park
all of the birds they dance below me
maybe when things turn green again
it will be good to say you know me

oh it’s taking so long i could be wrong, i could be ready
oh but if i take my heart’s advice
i should assume it’s still unready
oh i’m never really ready, i’m never really ready
i’m in repair, i’m not together but i’m getting there
i’m in repair, i’m not together but i’m getting there

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Furious Rose ~ Lisa Loeb

“It’s not really poetry, but it’s pretty,” he said
As he raises his voice, she lowers her head
“It makes my heart heavy, you’re lonely, I think
Oh Rose, you’re sad, I suppose”

But look in her bed and she’s bound to be sleeping
She’s lying there dead but she’s breathing

Furious Rose, with your opiate eyes
Your languorous hum, that tone of surprise
I’ve heard energy in adversity, your smile, the soul of witchery
You’re not running away, you’re not running, are you?

Lyrically longing, she’s tearing the words from the page
She’s fearfully seething
“Bring me your blessings, a prayer, or a new pen
You don’t know what I need”

You look in my bed and I’m bound to be sleeping
I’m lying there dead but I’m breathing

And I’m barely balancing as it is
And I don’t want to drown in my dreams
Bring me wild plums, wild plums and acrimony
I bet you don’t even know what that means

Furious Rose, with your opiate eyes
Your languorous hum, that tone of surprise
I’ve heard energy in adversity, your smile, the soul of witchery
You’re not running away, you’re not running

You’re not running away, you’re not running
You’re not running away, you’re not running, are you?

Gingerly peering, over his shoulder
Removed herself from the room
She’s terribly freezing
She always knows
When to go

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UFO ~ Holly McNarland

Let me tell you a story
It’s not all it’s cracked up to be
About a UFO in a dream

I only hear my own voices
Don’t have many choices
Like a dog in a parking lot

My body feels long
And my legs are as smooth as candy
I’m as liquid as the sea
I’m as liquid as the sea
A place for you and me

Completely covered in blankets
Don’t really know what to wish for
And just look at the sky and be thankful

Fells like my back might be bleeding
And are my hands really here
Look back at the ground and be hopeful

My body feels long
And my legs are as smooth as candy
I’m as liquid as the sea
A place for you and mea
It’s a place for you and me

I’m as liquid as the sea
I’m as liquid as the sea
A place for you and me

Let me tell you a story
It’s not all it’s cracked up to be
I’ve got UFOs in my dreams