Death Deserves A Name

by Can't Swim

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Quasifesto I'm coming out of a decade long musical hiatus. The last punk band to really move me was from the Bay (American Steel), so it's no surprise that I returned there for inspiration. Can't Swim is absolutely worth a listen for fans of Lawrence Arms or Taking Back Sunday. I'm sure there are much better comparisons - if that's you thing - but as I said, I've been out of the game for a long time. Thank you to Can't Swim for inspiring me to play again.
Willis Miller
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Willis Miller I can't listen to your clothes :(
Brandon Brittle
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Brandon Brittle Fantastic opening EP by a band promising to blend pop-punk with post-hardcore in a brilliant way. Definitely worth the charge! Favorite track: Your Clothes.
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will bowman Great combination of pop-punk and post-hardcore creating an original new sound Favorite track: Come Home.
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released February 26, 2016




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Track Name: Your Clothes
(Verse 1)
Hide away things, they say. I know you'll end up blaming every single thing on me anyway
Fall apart, no one will know. I see you nervous when you feel me ripping at your clothes

Hear me, there's something I'm afraid to hide and my conscience could burn a hole through my brain
And maybe, you're the only good left in my veins

(Verse 2)
Follow me where I walk, I wanna take you to a place where we're alone so I can hear you talk
Put your mouth right on mine, I wanna prove that I'm a total waste of all your time


I can't fix you, I can't fix me, I can't. I don't need it, I don't this, you do. I can't lose you, I don't want this. Take it away from me
Track Name: Come Home
Heard everything on the first floor
Where they said you were rushed
From your front door
So please tell me where
Ran up the stairs in a heartbeat
Where I read off your name from a time sheet
So please tell me where

What an awful curse to see you at your worst
So come home now
(I'm not fine, I'm not what I say I am)
(I've lost hope, I've lost hope in everything)
With your tiny frame I swore I'd block the pain
So come home now

Lost everything with a mistake
Thinking back all the times that you had faith
So please tell me where

If I could stand up taller than the tallest of the trees
Would you treat me like a big brother?
I gave you all the time I had
But you wanted more, I did my best so why bother?
Track Name: Right Choice
I feel it now and it won't stop
Take me back to the place where we first start
(lie awake thinking, bad thoughts keep creeping)
I'm so ashamed of that one night
Put your hands on my eyes just to block the light
(hiding in the seems)

You call me up on the phone
And you tell me you're leaving
What can I take to stop from feeling

A sea in my path that I can't swim
All the strength that we had starts to wear thin
(falling out of grace, memories are misplaced)
Time takes a toll as we both know
Trampled on, broken down, nothing left to show
(regrets all sink in, underneath my skin)

You call me up on the phone
(no, I'm not the right choice)
And you tell me you're leaving
(I gave you nothing that you wanted)
What can I take to stop from feeling
(I gave you nothing that you wanted)

Are my hands too weak to break
The ties you made won't go away
I can't find the words to make you stay
Are there some who made it through
Without a scratch, without a bruise?
Let's make a toast to ones who ran away

You call me up on the phone
And you tell me you're leaving
What can I do to show I need you
Track Name: Way It Was
I heard you kicked holes in your apartment
They came to pick you up off the floor
You said you've been alright since we last talked
I guess I don't know you anymore
I'm finding out its not the way it was
Just not the way it was
Do I believe what you said, was it all true?
I'm longing for the comfort of home
I've lost touch with the people I know

I heard you filled up the bath with poison
It ripped of the skin on both your legs
You said you were stranded there with no help
I guess you were all too proud to beg

There's a fine line separating ones you love
From the ones you keep just to have someone
And I'm alone now
Came to terms with thinking I'm the one to blame
Cause I fill my voids with mistakes I make
And I'm alone now
Track Name: Death Deserves A Name
Witnessing feeling of your discontent
While I try to mull it over all inside my head
I can't rebuild this mess I made
Distance between us has been so confined
Just the sound of your voice puts fire to my spine
I walked away
I might never fall back asleep

Losing myself thinking of that place
The words you said when you saw my face
It's all been done
Finding it hard to forget her name
If I'm the stray, who's the one to blame?
It's all be done

Listing the problems that I should of known
Thought you said you would be fine
If you were on your own
I won't be there to catch your fall
Can I please undo what I've done

A death deserves a name, I've got all my life to bare this pain

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