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Love On Holiday Vol. 7

by Holiday Music Motel

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1.
Come right down to the water Float on down with the breeze Feathering your way again To the seam of the sky and the sea Come on up to the surface Make your way to the waves, oh please To feel the light of day my friend At the seam of the sky and the sea At the seam of the sky I see blues below me and above Even a bird and a fish can fall in love… …but then what? When you’re drifting together, Twain in the space between, It’s then you’ll know you’ve found your home At the seam of the sky and the sea At the seam of the sky and the sea Ooooh …and the sea
2.
Lipstick crush and a moonlit path Where’d you ever learn To look at me like that As if I was the only one for you Shameless hands, sleepless nights Left me blind To your wandering eyes I wanted it so badly to be true There’s no one in the world Who makes me feel like you do You, you make me happy You make me happy to be Happy to be Alone You, you make me happy You make me happy to be Happy to be Alone Mama always told me to believe them when they show their colors Now I’m seeing red and waving my white flag at your black heart You paint a pretty picture Sure looks fun Cotton candy clouds and a lemon sun You had my back, now I’m all burn Sayonara sweetheart I’m leaving the Chasing you to Betty and Veronica Played your game, and now I’ve learned There’s no one in the world Who makes me feel like you do You, you make me happy You make me happy to be Happy to be Alone You, you make me happy You make me happy to be Happy to be Alone You, you make me happy You make me happy to be Happy to be Alone You, you make me happy You make me happy to be Happy to be Alone
3.
When I look at all the things I done, In the stark light of the sun And I think about the hurt I caused, And the friendships lost and won, I gaze into the mirror, And each memory gets clearer Every promise every threat I remember with regret, Wish I thought of that first. Wish I thought of that first Cos when the pain gets at its worst And I feel like I been cursed I wish I thought of that first. I walk alone with my choices known And the shadows that they cast. Tell myself I should turn around, But I can’t outrun my past. Never did what mama said Took my own road here, instead, Every good thing I just tossed, But it came at such a cost – Wish I thought of that first I wish I thought of that first, Every heartache set to verse Every missed take well rehearsed, Wish I thought of that first. With peace, at the end, There’s no way to pretend, That a lover, god or friend Could show me out.
4.
Sixty years on you still stand strong The winds couldn’t blow you down I still see your face in town Ya held your head up, you’re not ashamed of The rumors flyin’ ‘round No, your reputation’s sound Now you’re ready for your closeup And your dealers standing by Now your role is up for offer You realize You realize You see L.A. I see Hollywood, baby Hollywood, baby It’s Hollywood The golden age of Tinseltown You stay away from The place you came from Your heart did not belong And you knew it all along You found your calling When stars were falling And they landed in your lap Yeah the critics got your back In your come to Jesus moment With your demons standing by When all souls up for offer I realize I realize You see L.A. I see Hollywood, baby It’s Hollywood, baby It’s Hollywood The golden age of Tinseltown Your fish is out of water And the bird has left the cage You’re too old to play the martyr, anyway Anyway You see L.A. I see Hollywood, baby It’s Hollywood, baby It’s Hollywood The golden age of Tinseltown Golden age of Tinseltown Golden age of Tinseltown
5.
You and I Are like salt and pepper So much better When we shake things up together You and me The honey in my tea, so bittersweet Put us together for the perfect treat Oh, magnetic chemistry Holds together you and me Makes up for what we separately lack It’s a matter of fact Opposites attract Opposites attract Here and there, this and that Far and near, forth and back No matter the minutes or the miles I’d travel any distance just to see your smile Oh, magnetic chemistry Holds together you and me Makes up for what we separately lack It’s a matter of fact Opposites attract Opposites attract It’s a matter of fact Opposites attract Opposites attract
6.
When the shadows overtake you, darlin’ Sunlight brings you to your knees We can show you how to let your heart in Through the pinhole follow me Friend, you got the fire in you Let the sleeping dragons lie Leave the burdens of your world behind you Kiss the knife and stone goodbye You’ve got questions That’s okay It’s okay This is the day Slide into Alice’s open arms You know the garden’s growing Here you belong, yes you are a dream And the garden’s growing The light is leading you into the music Everybody knows the tune Got a spirit baby, don’t ya lose it Slide into it, sing it true Not the first one Or the last one, babe It’s okay This is the day Slide into Alice’s open arms You know the garden’s growing Here you belong, yes you are a dream And the garden’s growing Sweet Alice, forever roams the garden If you’re locked without a key She will show you how to let your heart in Through the pinhole follow me Follow me Slide into Alice’s open arms You know the garden’s growing Oh, oh, oh
7.
Super 03:13
Comic books and movie screens and superheroes always save the world But I, I’m just a boy who’s tryin’ to be a hero for a girl Superman looks really great upon a page but I need somethin’ real You don’t need to read my mind to realize the way that I feel Babe, I know I can’t fly or travel through time But know that I try, babe, to see you But if I was super and I could save anything It’d be you I don’t have laser beams or super speeds, those aren’t my specialties I just want someone to remember me Babe, I know I can’t fly or travel through time But know that I try, babe, to see you But if I was super and I could save anything It’d be you It’d be you
8.
Animal 02:32
I can’t make up my mind Are you tender and kind Sometimes I don’t know Show up roses in hand Cut me down I can’t stand You got me feelin’ so low Here I go again Staring at the phone While the world burns down I should know it all by now I can take it like a champ but you’re an animal I know every kind of dance except the push ‘n pull Now I don’t wanna dance at all Now I don’t wanna dance Love is s’posed to feel good I don’t think that I should Feel so sick in my head Got me tattered in two Feelin’ all black ‘n blue I think our sweet love is dead Here I go again Staring at the phone While the world burns down I should know it all by now I can take it like a champ but you’re an animal I know every kind of dance except the push ‘n pull Now I don’t wanna dance at all Now I don’t wanna dance Now I don’t wanna dance Now I don’t wanna dance
9.
I don’t wanna be Under lock and key Wontcha dance with me under the stars We are free to roam When love is our home Can’t live under lock and key Moments and memories Haunting these halls Each day it gets harder to breathe Faces and photographs Cling to the walls And I don’t even recognize me All of the colors have faded to greys And I’m just trying to find my way I don’t wanna be Under lock and key Wontcha dance with me under the stars We are free to roam When love is our home Can’t live under lock and key Pull back the curtains Shed light on these dreams Believe in a world you can’t see Walk through the doorway Into the wide open The future uncertain and free The height of the fall is revealed by the step That you take when you walk out that door I don’t wanna be Under lock and key Wontcha dance with me under the stars We are free to roam When love is our home Can’t live under lock and key I don’t wanna be Under lock and key Wontcha dance with me under the stars We are free to roam When love is our home Can’t live under lock and key We are free to roam When love is our home Can’t live under lock and key
10.
They say lovin’ is a precious thing Doesn’t get goin’ ‘til wedding bells ring But I don’t abide by the rules, never have I like good lovin’ that don’t make me bad So if you want to stay with me I’ll be good to you but I got to be free Don’t worry baby, it’s plain to see That nothing turns my lock like your key Not a big believer in monogamy I go out with whoever I please And if I’m drawn to his geometry And his angles are right, well that’s proof enough for me That we could have a little fun together Twenty minutes tops, I ain’t talking ‘bout forever Just know, even if it takes many men to satisfy my needs Nothing turns my lock like your key I don’t discriminate between Johnny and Sue He, she, they, and you can come too Yes, it takes many many many many men and women to satisfy my needs But nothing turns my lock like your keys I’m comin’ home to you, baby Nothing turns my lock like your key That’s right, hold on Nothing turns my lock like your key
11.
Unlocked 02:48
I stopped trying to open up locked doors What’s behind them Is never what I’m searching for It’s been a treasure hunt With bad luck and I’ve lost the map Well it blew away on a cloudy day ‘Til you brought it back You’ve got a way that makes me believe This door’s open wide My why a feelin’, baby I’m reelin’ We got nothing to hide Fools had me weeping Days I spent sleeping, trapped inside ‘Til you showed up, and showed me love The sweetest kind It’s easy to fall, knocked down and crawling Back for more Now the chain’s unlocked, my pain has stopped I can finally soar You’ve got a way that makes me believe This door’s open wide My why a feelin’, baby I’m reelin’ We got nothing to hide Oohs It’s been a treasure hunt With bad luck and I’ve lost the map It blew away on a cloudy day ‘Til you brought it back It blew away on a cloudy day ‘Til you brought it back
12.
What Love Is 04:21
Is this what love is like Has it been portrayed In the truthful ways all this time Have I got it right What you’ve had to say Turn and explain Brought to life Have I been misled by the way (word?) The one who’s in my concern Is this feelings being fed (felt?) Who are you to tell what love is Are we holding hands like them To show we’re more than friends, full time Or does something last but this isn’t quite what love is Who are you to tell Who are you to tell While this feeling’s being fed Have I been misled by the way (word?) The one who’s in my concern Is this feelings being fed (felt?) Who are you to tell what love is What love is
13.
Brother, you’re hurting Sister, take my hand Mother, hold steady Father knows the way to the promised land Father knows the way to the promised land Father knows the way to the promised land Oh, every journey starts like this First the idea, then the kiss Come to the river Lay down your pride We got to work together If we want to get to the other side If we want to get to the other side If we want to get to the other side Oh, every journey starts like this First the idea, then the kiss We got to live in the world together We got to live in the world together We got to live in the world together We got to live in the world together Every journey starts like this First the idea, then the kiss We got to live in the world together We got to live in the world together We got to live in the world together We got to live in the world together We got to live in the world together We got to live in the world together
14.
See the bluest water. Velvet moon and sky. Land, he is your father. Now I call you mine. Wander everywhere the wind blows. Bed down. Dreaming where the fern grows. One tear falls into the earth. Moonlight gazing on your birth. Sweet and brave one. Light is in your eyes. Prince of Turtle Island. Let your arrow fly. Swim the sacred river. Cross the other side. Meet a tribal princess. She will be your bride. Kiss her down beside the water. Give her everything you own. Silver. A bride piece for her father. Take her by the hand and bring her home. Sweet and brave one. Light is in your eyes. Prince of Turtle Island. Let your arrow fly. Let your arrow fly. Then one Autumn morning. The west wind was blowing wild. He looked upon his darling. In her arms, a warrior child. Take him far across the island. Teach him everything you know. Raise him with all your strength and wisdom. You will see our nation grow. Sweet and brave one. Light is in your eyes. Prince of Turtle Island. Let your arrow fly.
15.
I got ya yellow roses Now we’re steady as she goes (uh huh) It’s a topsy turvy feeling With my sneakers on the ceiling (oh yeah) Polyester freak out Party’s in the street nowwwww Ask me to the dance but But I split my Sunday pants, man Oh I gotta know Yeah I gotta know Am I your baby doll? Sweet (!) baby doll. I knew it when I seen ya That I really really need ya (uh huh) But you run me ragged Got me sweating out my jacket. (oh yeah) Prestidigitation Body modulation Put the puppet down now Let the freaky clown out Cuz I gotta know Yeah I gotta know Am I your baby doll? Sweet (!) baby doll I just gotta know Am I your baby doll Sweet baby doll. All I wanna do Is keep tripping out with you It’s a strange, strange world Am I your baby doll? SWEET BABY DOLL!
16.
Darlene 03:26
After sifting through the wreckage I gaze on this shameful scene I began to get the message It’s all on account a Dahlene Dahlene do you feel remorse Dahlene we got all off course Gotta million dollar wedding and a dollar divorce Gotta million dollar wedding and a dollar divorce Dahlene I remember when we met up And the day I fell under that spell Took me seven years to wake up And walk from a match made in hell Dahlene do you feel remorse Dahlene we got all off course Gotta million dollar wedding and a dollar divorce Gotta million dollar wedding and a dollar divorce Dahlene Oh, the deacon tried to warn us Not to rush in too fast You’re far too young for marriage And the love that you feel won’t last Dahlene do you feel remorse Dahlene we got all off course Gotta million dollar wedding and a dollar divorce Gotta million dollar wedding and a dollar divorce Dahlene Oh the love could not be hotter Than a night with a Cajun queen Well I asked her once for water And she poured me a glass of kerosene Dahlene do you feel remorse Dahlene we got all off course Gotta million dollar wedding and a dollar divorce Gotta million dollar wedding and a dollar divorce Gotta million dollar wedding and a dollar divorce Gotta million dollar wedding and a dollar divorce Dahlene, Dahlene, Dahlene, Dahlene
17.
Cattail Moon 02:38
When we say goodbye Look up at the sky When we’re apart I’m there in the stars Don’t worry my sweet darlin’ I’ll be home in the morning My heart is with you Under the cattail moon When you feel alone Be warmed by the glow Of all the lights placed Way up there in space Cheer up my sweet darlin’ Don’t you stop smilin’ My heart is with you Under the cattail moon If you wake in the dark And you can’t find the stars Hear my voice in the tides I’m always by your side Don’t worry my sweet darlin’ I’ll be home in the morning My heart is with you My heart is with you Under the cattail moon
18.
If we could speak heart to heart Would you tell me your secrets See you’re falling deep again It’s time to find your weakness Glancing side to side A love you keep inside Don’t mind me On your street You can’t hide The only one I seek Reaping what you sow, you know The cards aren’t in your favor Love’s a risky game to play You’ll both regret this later A solitary night I watch you dim the lights Don’t mind me On your street You can’t hide The only one I seek Ooooh The only one I seek Do you think that heart is yours Had my eye on it first Do you think that heart is yours Had my eye on it first Don’t mind me On your street You can’t hide Why would anyone throw you away A bird and a diamond – a small piece of clay A watch that is broken and a rose that won’t stay Why would anyone throw you away Why would anyone throw you away A blue piece of glass that’s straight from my heart A ring that is missing – a clock that don’t start A part of my address it’s from my old street A piece of the pipe, my lips used to meet I tried to stay in line, falling apart all the time And then I found you And then I found you And then I found you And now I have you I’m broken too, shattered in bits A dice that is lost in a gambling fit I lost half my beer cus the bottle broke in two My pieces don’t fit but I’m perfect for you My pieces don’t fit but I’m perfect for you I tried to stay in line, falling apart all the time And then I found you And then I found you (why would anyone throw you away) And then I found you And then I found you (why would anyone throw you away) And then I found you And then I found you (why would anyone throw you away) And then I found you And now I have you
19.
Rain Down 03:09
Ah ooh Ah ooh Been a bit since we built that fire and you split And left me in the heat like that I should mention I really learned my lesson Now I’m never goin’ back, I’m never goin’ back It’s a cold world but I got heat from my feet runnin’ up to my crown Ain’t nothin’ better than a girl under pressure reborn as a stormcloud Rain down The water’s risin’ Rain down Here comes the lightning Rain down The thunder will rattle your walls and you’ll think of me You’ll think of me You’ll think of me Every time the rain falls Every time the rain falls Ah ooh Ah ooh When the sky comes alive better keep a weather eye Close the windows when the cool wind blows Batten down the hatches, wait until it passes God help you if it ever, help you if it ever snows I’m a force, baby, you can feel me from miles around Things are getting hectic Air is electric And it’s runnin’ all the way to the ground Rain down The water’s risin’ Rain down Here comes the lightning Rain down The thunder will rattle your walls and you’ll think of me You’ll think of me You’ll think of me Every time the rain falls Think of me and the way that you left A big hole in the center of my chest Turns out time can change the pain Pain turns to tears And tears turn to rain Rain down The water’s risin’ Rain down Here comes the lightning Rain down The thunder will rattle your walls and you’ll think of me You’ll think of me You’ll think of me Every time the rain Rain down The water’s risin’ Rain down Here comes the lightning Rain down The thunder will rattle your walls and you’ll think of me You’ll think of me You’ll think of me Every time the rain falls
20.
Stars 04:03
Stars explode in the night Red dust left behind In a fiery sky There are stars There are stars Painting the walls Snow is starting to fall Even in desolate nights There are stars There are stars Colors take their time When everything is white Snow, I’m buried in snow I know there’s a glow Somewhere down below There’s a day, I long for the day I wait for the rain to wash me away Innnnnnnto stars, innnnnnnto stars Spring and summer combine To leave winter behind Fireflies dance through the trees Like stars They are stars Leaves changing their hue The way autumn will do Crimson and golden collide Like stars They are stars Seasons come and go Winter moves so slow Snow, I’m buried in snow I know there’s a glow Somewhere down below There’s a day, I long for the day I wait for the rain to wash me away Innnnnnnto stars, innnnnnnto stars Innnnnnnto stars, innnnnnnto stars
21.
My Aveline 03:37
My Aveline With wings of gold A feathered shield And spirit old My Aveline In dreams we meet I wait for you Will you wait for me Dear Aveline Who would you grow to be In this fractured earth these raging seas Dear Aveline You’ve always been my girl I carried you Can you carry me Dear Aveline Oh little one My earthbound wings long to bring you home Dear Aveline A love so true Do you wait for me Like I wait for you
22.
Move Me 03:11
I wasn’t looking for you Just sitting on the sidewalk café Sun is shining, it’s a beautiful day I wasn’t waiting for my dreams to come true. I wasn’t looking for you But you showed up in that Clementine suit Outta place and lookin’ kinda cute Oooo what’s a girl to do I wasn’t looking for you. Then all I could see, was you smilin’ at me Suddenly, I lost control of the strings I’m doing crazy things It’s getting harder to breathe Somethin’s running right through me Don’t know what happened to me I like the way that you move me You move in ways I don’t understand You slay me with the wave of your hand This wasn’t something I could have planned I like the way that you move me People can stare, but I don’t care Suddenly, I lost control of the strings I’m doing crazy things It’s getting harder to breathe Somethin’s running right through me Don’t know what happened to me I like the way that you move me, move me ‘Lectricity running through me, through me If you’ve got a problem, sue me, sue me You know I like the way Suddenly, I lost control of the strings I’m doing crazy things It’s getting harder to breathe ‘Lectricity runnin’ through me Don’t know what happened to me Suddenly, I lost control of the strings I’m doing crazy things It’s getting harder to breathe ‘Lectricity runnin’ through me Don’t know what happened to me I like the way that you move me
23.
I’m a sailor I know where I am in the middle of the sea With just my compass and my map and my stars and me, But when I get on land I get lost easily That’s why I came up with a plan to put Stars on my money Stars on my money Without stars on my money I would wander for hours. That’s why all my money’s got stars. I’m on leave Without the advantage of seeing the stars I’m navigationally challenged and it’s challenging enough just Regaining my balance. I’m not standing too solidly. My insurance policy Is the currency I keep in my wallet. See I got Stars on my money Stars on my money Without stars on my money I would wander for hours. That’s why all my money’s got stars. On my money Stars On my money My ship pulls up to the dock. I just got Paid. I’m punchin’ the clock. It’s time to reach for the Stars so hot they’re burnin’ holes in my pocket. It’s time to have some fun and I can find my way with Stars On my money Stars On my money Here we go, break it down Stars on my money Stars on my money Without stars on my money I would wander for hours. That’s why all my money’s got stars. That’s why all my money’s got stars.
24.
I know you’re no good for me I’m a moth an’ I’m drawn to your flickering star light Trading my sanity to be with you Red hot, to the touch, outta sight Ooo ooo Chasing the flames Chasing the feeling again Ooo oooo Tasting the danger Taking my breath away It’s exciting, so keep lighting Me on fire Mercury’s rising and your gravity is pullin’ me in Sizzle as we sweat, as we swoon, as we sway Into the galaxy as we fly, fly, fly Interstellar constellation, getting lost in the sensation Ooo ooo Chasing the flames Chasing the feeling again Ooo oooo Tasting the danger Taking my breath away It’s exciting, so keep lighting Me on fire Can’t cool down I’ll never hit the ground Can’t cool down I’ll never hit the ground Can’t cool down I’ll never hit the ground Can’t cool down I’ll never hit the ground Can’t cool down I’ll never hit the ground Can’t cool down I’ll never hit the ground Ooo ooo oo Chasing the flames Chasing the feeling again Ooo ooo oo Tasting the danger Taking my breath away It’s exciting, so keep lighting Me on fire It’s exciting, so keep lighting Me on fire On fire On fire
25.
I’m heavy as a stone, you were light as a feather You once tried to be free, and I let ya I was so stone-cold that you tried to fly southward ‘Til that got old and you just got bored And now you’re coming back, coming back, coming back to me I tried to keep you tame, and you just kept trying to be wild You’re a bird and I’m a cage, and my bars were made to keep you meek and mild Like a little grey dress that you just had to wear Now I’m your burden, your burden to bear And now you’re coming back, coming back, coming back to me Maybe you’ll really break free Maybe you’ll really break free Now you’re gone, now you’re gone, now you’re gone, yeah, we all know the tune Now you’re gone, now you’re gone, now you’re gone, yeah, though, you’ll be back soon Though, the little grey dress that you once wore It’s waiting ‘cross the floor longer than all those times for You to come back, come back, come back to me Come back, come back, come back to me Maybe you really broke free Maybe you really broke free Maybe you really broke free
26.
Slowdown 03:40
Welcome to the afterlife I’ll be your guide to the other side It’s gonna be alright But I’m not taking questions ‘til after the lesson There’s a lot to cover, you’ll soon discover that Everything you thought about this day was merely fiction First things first, don’t be scared You might see some familiar faces when you get over there Can’t go back to mortality, this your new reality Slow down, slow down, slow down, slow down Take it easy, let your mind and body leave you Slow down, slow down, and rest your soul So you hated your job, that’s okay It’s no work and all play, cuz out here Every day is a holiday Oh your headaches are gone? That sounds right No disaster, no disease, no worries Gonna keep you up at night Relax, kick back, enjoy eternity Slow down, slow down, slow down, slow down Take it easy, let your mind and body leave you Slow down, slow down, and rest your soul Take my hand, baby, nothing to fear No heaven or hell waiting for you here No black or white, no right or wrong It’s a brand new chapter, not your epilogue Slow down, slow down, slow down Take it easy, let your mind and body leave you Slow down, slow down, and rest your soul Slow down, slow down, slow down Take it easy, let your mind and body leave you Slow down, slow down, and rest your soul Slow down, slow down, and rest your soul
27.
Ecotone 03:39
Settled in the dust Like metal turned to rust Still forever still Where the valley meets the hill Coming like a cloud, start of something loud Look beyond Cross the line I won’t stay Frozen in time I’ll be standing tall When forces come to call Seasons come to pass This will be my last Coming like a cloud, start of something loud Look beyond Cross the line I won’t stay Frozen in time Look beyond Cross the line I won’t stay Frozen in time
28.
Spend It 03:16
We’ve been addicted Shake off the affliction Put your hips in Let the music take the reins It’s electric but this commonplace has driven us in separate ways This current pulling underneath Blinded by this currency Spend it ‘Cause oooh there ain’t no savin’ Swayin’ a new mindset we are pavin’ Animation over lust The only love you can trust Aided by the constellations New age of interpretation Led when the stars create the rhythm Unplug from the system Spend it ‘Cause oooh there ain’t no savin’ Swayin’ a new mindset we are pavin’ Animation over lust The only love you can trust Spend it ‘Cause oooh there ain’t no savin’ Swayin’ a new mindset we are pavin’ Animation over lust The only love you can trust Spend it ‘Cause oooh there ain’t no savin’ Swayin’ a new mindset we are pavin’ Animation over lust The only love you can trust
29.
Once we met inside the store I didn’t know what I was in for I hope it turns out, to be something more Under a spell that went into my mind I had to look, I had to find Gotta feeling, that I can’t describe Much more than a doll in my hand This guy, needs a friend Until then, we can pretend Can I walk with you Bring you flowers once again Can I talk with you Dance with you Romance until the end – Until then – we can pretend We can pretend, we can pretend, we can pretend Don’t wanna be alone in this world There’s nothing better than a boy and a girl I’ll be your diamond, if you’ll be my pearl You make me kick cus I’m under your spell You make me jump right out of my shell The love we have is alive and well Can I walk with you Bring you flowers once again Can I talk with you Dance with you Romance and holding hands – Until then – we can pretend We can pretend, we can pretend, we can pretend We can pretend, we can pretend, we can pretend We can pretend, we can pretend, we can pretend We can pretend, we can pretend, we can pretend We can pretend, we can pretend, we can pretend We can pretend, we can pretend, we can pretend We can pretend, we can pretend
30.
Let her sit Give it time She’s a butterfly in disguise Let him fall Crumble down Let him learn to build up from the ground Spinning round Broken crown Dripping down More to see than just a weed Everything has an end Take it in Stepping back Mine, yours, and the truth Mine, yours, and the truth Mine, yours, and the truth is where we’re at Spinning round Broken crown Dripping down More to see than just a weed Everything has an end Oh oh oh oh ohhhh
31.
Firefall 03:41
Would I know If I was falling In or out of a dream Would I know? A firefall In your eyes Stars so deep in space Fire will set you free This burn within me Fuel the heat Of our heartbeats Sing through space and time Through space and time Let yourself Fall next to me Your hand slips into mine Fire will set you free This burn within me Fire will set you free This burn within me The fire will set you free This burn within me
32.
They talk about true love They say that everybody’s got a soulmate You take what you can get Otherwise for me I guess just don’t know yet If everyone’s a winner Then I’m in first place when it comes to losing streaks Hey, babe, I’m not a quitter Though I just don’t know how long that I can keep on playing hide and seek Can you really have a soulmate If you don’t believe you’ve got a soul Can you really have an other half If you believe that you’re already whole Can you really love her If you don’t know how to be her lover I don’t know I’m just an insignificant other It’s me, myself, and I Yet myself and I are always trying to leave me And though the sun, it shines My shadow doesn’t want to stay beneath me Even in the mirror My reflection is the only one who’s willing to return a smile If opposites attract The rules of magnetism must be in denial Can you really have a soulmate If you don’t believe you’ve got a soul Can you really have an other half If you believe that you’re already whole Can you really love her If you don’t know how to be her lover I don’t know I’m just an insignificant other I don’t know I’m just an insignificant other I don’t know I’m just an insignificant other
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I'm All Burn 03:33
How are we teachin’ young boys, that the age of womanizing is through To honor a woman, you can’t keep makin’ her in an image that’s simply untrue We weren’t drawn that way, like a comic book dame We got hips and curves, but you know we got brains I’ve been thrown through the fire for so long, Tired of provin’ I’ve been waitin’ so long for my turn, When doors open I learn I’m all burn I’m all burn I’m all burn No wonder we’re restless and bitchin’ From all the games they keep putting us through We try to change the system over and over again So why must a woman still make less than a man? I’ve been thrown through the fire for so long, Tired of provin’ I’ve been waitin’ too long for my turn, When doors open I learn I’m all burn I’m all burn I’m all burn Fear is a powerful tool and little girls learn it since when they’re in school Who stands up when they’re confused and cryin’ We’re all sick and tired of objectifyin’ I’ve been thrown through the fire for so long, Tired of provin’ I’ve been waiting too long for my turn, When doors open I learn I’m all burn I’m all burn I’m all burn, burn, burn I’m all burn I’m all burn I’m all burn
34.
From a distance, the beacon shining bright for all to see. Lookin’ and reaching, calling out to me. Is it evil, is it peaceful, which way should I go Bound by the fear of the unknown. Its gravitating taste…. Discipline within, directing away The focus, attention has been paid. Her name is Melissa This is one of her pieces: Red Light on the Bridge She say she’s feelin’ like a foreigner, experience the travel on her challenges She’s on a path of understanding herself Once she lack the confidence so her art became a platform, Contrast of the common ground, the visual expression, the texture of the touch The conduct of her colors bringin’ us to the subject of our personal taste. Temptations of our eyes glance into the perils of all our times And deep depths for all our hearts. It’s a masterpiece Looking into my soul Like a red light mirror Gonna burn a hole To my core I want more But I can’t walk away with what I can’t afford So I stole it So I stole it Now it’s mine. From the absence, comin’ into play, Somehow, someone, somewhere needs to see There’s a masterpiece Addicted, conflicted, led by the long to know New ways have been shown This gravitating taste, discipline within, directing a way The focus, attention has been paid. Sky is clear The waters blue The grass is green The red light is calling you The sky is clear The waters blue The red light is calling you Sky is clear The red light is calling you The red light is calling you The red light is calling you It’s a masterpiece Looking into my soul Like a red light mirror Gonna burn a hole To my core I want more But I can’t walk away with what I can’t afford It’s a masterpiece Looking into my soul Like a red light mirror Gonna burn a hole To my core I want more But I can’t walk away with what I can’t afford It’s a masterpiece Looking into my soul Like a red light mirror Gonna burn a hole To my core I want more But I can’t walk away with what I can’t afford So I stole it Now it’s mine Pay attention!!!
35.
When I grow up here’s what I won’t do I won’t be cryin’ over you I won’t whine and I won’t fuss I hope you get hit by a fuckin’ bus I want you hurt but I don’t want you dead In your hospital bed I won’t send flowers, I won’t call It won’t bother me at all But my heart is a flame, flame, flame My heart is a flame, flame, flame My heart is a Won’t slash your tires on your car Won’t carve your name into my arm Not gonna dye my hair bright blue And I sure as hell won’t be missin’ you And I sure as hell won’t be missin’ you But my heart is a flame, flame, flame My heart is a flame, flame, flame My heart is a flame, flame, flame My heart is a Flame
36.
Aveline 03:38
Have you seen (3x) Aveline? Have you seen … Aveline? I guess she left and left her dress what could it mean? She flew into the sky defying gravity. Aveline. Aveline seems to be complex. I’m a bird out of my cage. Aveline. Aveline. Aveline. You set me free. Have you seen Aveline? The higher you fire your clay The harder your clay will get. And today you can admire or buy her in a gallery For artists. She’s the hardest piece of clay you’ve ever met. She’s just a glorious torso, or so it would seem. And you can see her at the Maker’s Space. Third Avenue might have a new ingénue, but Aveline Has never seen anything. She has no face. Welcome to the playhouse where we all perform. We have a poet with a poem and his name is Sthorm. The focuses of Aveline’s images in fine details Compelling to the viewer’s eyes. Captivating. Caught in the midst of your thoughts Of what you saw. This is the process The technique, the joy, Aveline is a soul catcher. She will blow your mind if you let her. She’s highly trained. She’s known for breakin’ hearts Because she keep flyin’ away. Her home is your home. Sometimes Aveline finds herself in a place unknown Translucent That defines the illusion permitting light to pass through it. Clearly visible. Fragile.delicate to the touch. Hold her gently. There’s more to Aveline besides being a piece of art. Have you seen … Aveline? Have you seen … Aveline? Have you seen … Aveline? I guess she left and left her dress what could it mean? She flew into the sky defying gravity. Aveline. Voilà, c’est moi, Aveline Je suis là dans la ciel Avec mon robe pleines des plumes Quand je pense que je n’ai plus corps, mais N’importe j’aime bien cette façon d’être J’ai laissez mon robe parce que je n’ai plus mon corps Et maintenant je vole, J’aime ça Je m’appelle Aveline There you have it, it’s me, Aveline I am in the sky With my dress full of feathers When I think that I don’t have my body But it doesn’t matter, I like this way of being I left my dress because I don’t have a body And now I fly, I like that My name is Aveline
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Take the escalator Like stairs down to the sea Where passing trains echo Like rolling tides Not all oceans are made of water Not all thunder comes from the sky You can find them wherever you are When you’re sailing into the everyday The astounding everyday The barista brews coffee With a big Buddha smile The crossing guard stops cars Like Joan of Arc Not all teachers have advanced degrees Not all heroes live in the stars You can find them wherever you are When you’re sailing into the everyday The astounding everyday Sailing into the everyday The astounding everyday All the things I never saw before I don’t want to miss them anymore The evening traffic Runs like a river The moon rises Like an old friend Not all wonders leave you wondering Not all endings mean the end
38.
Star Money 03:07
They told me not to park my car alone Callin’ mama, gotta tell her baby won’t be home I’m a grown man, she’s my shiny girl Gonna show her every bit of this crazy world From Cincinnati down to Rio, baby There ain’t no time zones where we’re going Sweet little thang in the front seat Lookin’ so fine I got chills when our eyes meet Ain’t it a dream to be rockin’ When the whole world is burnin’ down Sweet little thang in the front seat Lookin’ so fine I got chills when our eyes meet Ain’t it a dream to be rockin’ When the whole world is burnin’ down Star Money Star Money Like a dream in the sky Tonight Star Money Star Money Like a dream in the sky Tonight Star Money Star Money Like a dream in the sky Tonight Star Money Star Money Like a dream in the sky Tonight
39.
It must be nice to lay around in the river You make promises you never can deliver You don’t learn to fly No, you won’t even try Well you better get ready cuz the cold will make you shiver Cuz I’m about to fly south for the winter I’ve been sympathizing with your sad predicament And I’ve been compromising, you don’t even give a shit Don’t break the surface Don’t even deserve this I give you everything and you don’t even give a little bit …and I gotta say I’m getting really sick of it I’m never gonna live in the water You’re never gonna live in the blue If we can’t be together What am I doing with you? I left myself with a difficult decision: Spend the rest of my life going fishing, or Try to find a better Bird of a feather So do I leave or do I just keep a-wishing I’m never gonna live in the water You’re never gonna live in the blue If we can’t be together What am I doing with you? What am I doing with you? What am I doing with you? I’m never gonna live in the water You’re never gonna live in the blue If we can’t be together What am I doing with you? I’m never gonna live in the water You’re never gonna live in the blue If we can’t be together What am I doing with you?
40.
It must be nice to lay around in the river You make promises you never can deliver You don’t learn to fly No, you won’t even try Well you better get ready cuz the cold will make you shiver Cuz I’m about to fly south for the winter I’ve been sympathizing with your sad predicament And I’ve been compromising, you don’t even give a shit Don’t break the surface Don’t even deserve this I give you everything and you don’t even give a little bit …and I gotta say I’m getting really sick of it I’m never gonna live in the water You’re never gonna live in the blue If we can’t be together What am I doing with you? I left myself with a difficult decision: Spend the rest of my life going fishing, or Try to find a better Bird of a feather So do I leave or do I just keep a-wishing I’m never gonna live in the water You’re never gonna live in the blue If we can’t be together What am I doing with you? What am I doing with you? What am I doing with you? I’m never gonna live in the water You’re never gonna live in the blue If we can’t be together What am I doing with you? I’m never gonna live in the water You’re never gonna live in the blue If we can’t be together What am I doing with you?

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released February 8, 2019

Over the course of a week in early February of 2018, thirty songwriters huddled up in the warm confines of The Holiday Music Motel in Sturgeon Bay, WI to take inspiration from local visual artists in a one-of-a-kind pairing of image and song. The participants played a nightly game of spin-the-bottle to randomly select groups of 3 writers and one visual work to provide the muse for a new collaboratively written song. Artwork was displayed at a week-long pop-up exhibit at Door County Makers Space; songs were performed on Feb 9th and 10th at the historic Third Avenue Playhouse. Herein lies the recordings of those songs created during that frosty magical time from a motel snugly tucked midway up the thumb of Wisconsin’s Door County island peninsula.

Special thanks to: The Holiday Music Motel, Steel Bridge Radio, Third Avenue Playhouse, Making Sausage Music, Teresa Young, Teflon, Door County Screen and Sign, Tony Menzer, Sturgeon Bay Music Exchange, Ty Helbach Photography, Door County Makers Space, Chris Opper and Door County Short Film Fest, Kelly Avenson Photography, Painted Recordings, Mark Theide, Jon Calhoun of Econo Foods and all of the wonderful people who helped to feed the artists, take tickets, hang posters, shared photographs, and on and on and on… the outpouring of support we receive is essential to making it happen. <3 <3 <3


Recorded in February of 2018 at The Holiday Music Motel and Tambourine Collaboratory in Sturgeon Bay, WI by Steve Hamilton, Steve Smith and Bruce Butkovich.
Mastered by Steve Hamilton at Makin’ Sausage Music.

Cover art by Carley Baer.
Package design Greg Welch.

Air traffic control and artwork curation by melaniejane.
Produced by pat mAcdonald.

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Engineers:
+ Steve Hamilton
% Steve Smith
^^ Bruce Butkovich

** Visual Artists

To view artwork online, please visit www.holidaymusicmotel.com/loh2018artwork

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A 1952 motel taken over by musicians in 2007 for the purpose of creating and hosting collaborative songwriting events, The Holiday Music Motel is the world's only motel with its own internet radio station that plays 100% self-generated content 24/7.

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