phocus

by Max Ashner

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released July 7, 2017

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Track Name: Home In The Faraway
Every time the world wakes up underneath the eye-blue sky
She’s lying in a flowered field with her headphones singing bright
Rushing where the palm trees burn neath the neon hotel signs
Sourrounded by white sanded dunes and the crickets in the night

Every time she walks outside on a warm summer day
She can’t help but drifting back
Home in the faraway

When every year her heart gets fledged like a bird discovers its song
She finds herself turning the key to trusted grounds again
Autumn under trees on fire `till the nights get cold and long
Wrapped in white with itchy feet for the new round to begin

Now every time she walks outside on a clear winter day
She can’t help but drifting back
Home in the faraway

Well she’s living in a circle
No one could explain
The only universal
Seems to go back round
Go back round again

Now every time she walks outside on a clear summer day
She can’t help but drifting back
Home in the faraway

I wonder if she’s ever gonna stay
Track Name: Flying Without Wings
There you climb that hill
Using all your will
You’re shooting over the top
And just before you drop
You’re finding out where you should have stopped

Then you pick up speed
Speed that you don’t need
You’re rowing in the air
To get a hold on where
You were to blind to care

And flying without wings is falling down
You’re never low enough to touch the ground
Flying without wings is falling down

Life’s like floating on the ocean
Waves are coming in slow motion
Lift you up and let you slide
You’re falling deep into the night
You can’t control the tide

And flying without wings is falling down
You’re never low enough to touch the ground
Flying without wings is falling
Falling down

It’s a never ending maze
From here to a higher place
And nothing ever grew
Scared to fall through

And flying without wings is falling down
You’re never low enough to touch the ground

Flying without wings is falling down
Flying without wings is falling down
Flying without wings is falling down
Flying without wings is falling down
Flying without wings is falling down
Flying without wings is falling down
You’re never low enough to touch the ground
Flying without wings is falling down
You’re never low enough to touch the ground
Track Name: Bluewater
I’m on my way to making mistakes
Despite all that good advice
Sitting by the cool clear little brook
Is as close as I can get to paradise

Bluwater - oh, won’t you carry me home
Bluewater - oh, won’t you carry me home

I wonder where that river will end
When I can’t, I can’t seem to see for another mile
It’s so calm in its destined descent
I wish that I could float along for the rest of my time

Bluwater - oh, won’t you carry me home
Bluewater - say, won’t you carry me home

Everything passes
Down the waterline
I’m bidding farewell
To what could have been mine
I wanna dive right in
I wanna learn to swim

In Bluewater

Bluwater - oh, won’t you carry me home
Bluewater - oh, won’t you carry me home
Track Name: Dirty Side Down
You know I’ve been taking a walk around
Just strolling around, I didn’t look down
Never came to my perception
When I took a step in the wrong direction

Got home just right, unlocked the door
Striding up and down the kitchen floor
Didn’t worry about anything mean
When I discovered that little calamity

But no need to make a fuss about
Throw your hands in the air
Or pass out
When you know there’s no one else around
You can always turn your carpets
Dirty side down

Now we’ve all been caught in messy things
Sticking on to our angels wings
But we never leave an ugly scene
Cause we know how to keep our records clean

Yeah no need to make a fuss about
Throw your hands in the air
Or run around in circles
When you know there’s no one else around
You can always turn your carpet
Dirty side down

Now there’s one thing one should not forget
And it’s not how to clean your carpets wet
But when you sweep it all underneath the mat
You know, one day it’ll all be coming back

But no need to make a fuss about
Throw your hands in the air
Or run around in circles
When you know there’s no one else around
You can always turn your carpet
Dirty side down

Yeah, no need to make a fuss about
Throw your hands in the air
Or pass out
When you know there’s no one else around
You can always turn your carpet
Dirty side down
Track Name: Getter
I got things that I once didn’t dare to dream of
And all that it took was just a pinch of self-love
What you want is what you get from the catalogue of life
It’s not a trick you just pick and name your price

I’m a Getter
What I gotta get doesn’t matter
I’m a Getter and you know I get it all

I hear people complain about their jobs
Nine to five and a variety of pushing knobs
Meanwhile it’s not even hard to make it better
You just have to be like me - and you know I

I’m a Getter
What I gotta get doesn’t matter
I’m a Getter and you know I get it all

It’s a tough place and it’s hard to win alone
But it’s a safe bet if you’re not the rat in the race
So you gotta get what you gotta get
Before it’s gone
Cause then it’s gone

I’m a Getter
What I gotta get doesn’t matter
I’m a Getter and you know I get it all

I’m a Getter
What I gotta get doesn’t matter
I’m a Getter and you know I get it all

I’m a Getter
What I gotta get doesn’t matter
I’m a Getter and you know I get it
Track Name: No I.O.U.s
Look at the stains on the stove
And the millions of problems to solve
I’m wondering - who are you thinking of

The mailman slips in the yard
Losing his letters and cards
He sighs and puts ‘em back in his cart

Little struggle, little win
Little chance to strive again
Little ease, little lose
Little work, no I.O.U.s

Some things are easy to have
Some things are hard to get past
But only yourself you can make it last

Little struggle, little win
Little chance to strive again
Little ease, little lose
Little work, no I.O.U.s

Yes, it’s true, I might do it for you
But you know that you owe me
A little bit of love in return

Little struggle, little win
Little chance to strive again
Little ease, little lose
Little work, no I.O.U.s
Track Name: Disgraced Place
I payed three times the price for a quater of the taste
I’m so glad you dabbler took over the place
And wasn’t it lame until the company came
To nicen up the spot by changing the name
And if that stinky brew’s supposed to taste like water
Listen Mister, I’m gonna change my order

Won’t you get this out of my face
I keep running from a disgraced place
Disgrace

Man, that’s a nice spot for a concrete brick
And whatnot makes the padded man’s wallet thick
But I’m not involved, I’m just a beholder
Just somebody stickin’ round, getting older

Won’t you get this out of my face
I keep running from a disgraced place
Disgrace

I was about, about to get out
But if thats ever gonna help, you now I’ve got my doubts
‘Cause that tired old face won’t stop looking at me
And it’s the last damn thing I now wanna see

Won’t you get this out of my place
Got me running from a disgraced face
A Disgrace

Won’t you get this out of my face
I keep running from a disgraced place

Won’t you get this out of my face
Got me running from a disgraced place
A disgrace
Track Name: Lovers' Moon
Clouds recede in the dark
The curtains start dancing
For lonely hearts
And tingelin’ romances

Silence creeps though the hallways
There’s clothes on the floor
One will always be
Left, longing for more

Leaves in the morning
Returns in the night
The lovers’ moon shines a secret light

Oh girls, you gotta know where you belong
When the morning starts breathing
Awaken to the song you wanna hear in the evening

Leaves in the morning
Returns in the night
The lovers moon shines a secret light


Leaves in the morning
Returns in the night
The lovers’ moon shines a secret light
Track Name: On The Lookout
I can tell where the wind is blowing
By the dance of the leaves
But I can see that it’s impossible knowing
The turn after the turn in the street

Can’t find the words that would be fitting
With all the worry I’m permitting

Just sittin’ by the river to deliver myself from a disarray
Waitin’ for the moonlight to soon light up my sky
Sittin’ on the hilltop, the sun drops into the valley
Just on the lookout here
Sorry, I got nothin’ to say

Couldn’t be harder to feel so easy
Would it be smarter to think a little less

Even so you got the keys
The less you guess the more you seize

Just sittin’ by the river to deliver yourself from the disarray
Waitin’ for the moonlight to soon light up your sky
Sittin’ on a hill ‚‘till the sun drops into the valley
Just on the lookout here
I know, you got nothin’ to say

All of you still lookin’ at your clocks
Don’t you know, the sun’s already up

And we’re sittin by the river to deliver ourselves from the disarray
Waitin’ for the moonlight to soon light up our sky
Sittin’ on the hill ‘till the sun drops into the valley
Just on the lookout here
Sorry, there’s nothing to say
Track Name: Burn To Ashes
In the moonlight on his knees in the sand
In the shadows of atlantic beaches
A silver necklace in his restless hands

Drowning in thunder of the crashing sea
Coming asunder, he burries it where nobody reaches
The ship’s going under - nothing left to see

Can’t make it heal the way you feel
Why conceal what you’re longin’ to, longin’ to reveal

Ink on your fingers, put it black on white
Rolled up in a bottle and say goodbye
Days in the sunlight - the paper bleaches

Can’t make it heal the way you feel
Why conceal what you’re longin’ to reveal

Scream a name in the dark
Feel the pain in your heart
And let it burn to ashes

Free a little space for a little saving grace
Not a single trace will be erased
But you’ll drown in your past if you keep what’s passed you by

Scream a name in the dark
Feel the pain in your heart
And let it burn to ashes
Track Name: Into Nowhere
If you listen closely now
Through the noise of the golden hour
When you’re floating with the clouds
Can you hear me now

Oh, how far can you see
To the corner of the street
Where the sky and the mountains meet
Is it close to me

Wheather you’re looking for silver
Or you’re looking for gold
There’ll always be a difference
Between what you have and what you hold

And you’re running over fields of clover
Living a life like a vagabond rover
Just a stopover next to nowhere
Floating like leafs on the Cliffs of Dover

Are you looking for a shooting star
With a wild and longing heart
Are we still so far apart
In this little world of ours

Wheather you’re looking for a lover
Or you’re looking for a friend
There’ll always be a diffrence
Between what you earn and what you spend

And you’re running over fields of clover
Living a life like a vagabond rover
Just a stopover next to nowhere
Floating like leafs on the Cliffs of Dover

And if you’re looking for a treasure
No matter what you’ve been told
Don’t you worry about the difference
‘tween the silver and the gold

And you’re running over fields of clover
Living a life like a vagabond rover
Just a stopover next to nowhere
Floating like leafs on the Cliffs of Dover

And you’re running over fields of clover
Living a life like a vagabond rover
Just a stopover next to nowhere
Floating like leafs
Off the cliffs - Into nowhere
Track Name: Carried Away
I was sittin’ in my apartment
Feeling locked in on my dreams
Took a walk trough my department
Seeking flowers on a screen

Saw my plans right in front of me
Then driftin’ off into the sky
My destination lay within me
So what’s the good thing about a lie

Was feeling strong, then the luck was gone
Carried away, carried away, oh, carried away, carried away, oh

Grounded driftwood on the coastlines
Is washed back into the tides
Seekin’ anchor for a lifeline
Just floatin’ loose and so am I

Was feeling strong, then the luck was gone
Carried away, carried away, oh, carried away, carried away, oh

Just like the music, just like the wind
Just like me and my dreams
When we we’re just seventeen

Carried away, carried away
Carried away, carried away, oh, carried away, carried away, oh
Carried away, carried away, oh, carried away, oh, carried away, carried away, carried away
Track Name: Blue Skies
It’s so strange
Everything’s changed
Now it’s warm
When it rains

In the morning
When everyone aches
And you wake up
And take me away

You make it feel like blue skies every day
Yeah, blue sky

When I dive
In your eyes
I keep my heart
Open wide

Cause you make it feel like blue skies every day
Yeah, blue sky - shine, shine, shine

And I fly so high
When you’re by my side

Cause you make it feel like blue skies every day
Yeah, blue sky
Oh, you make it feel like blue sky
Yeah, blue sky
Oh, shine

Oh I wanna dive in your eyes
Blue
You make it feel like blue skies - every day
Blue sky
Blue sky
Track Name: What's A Good Thing
That house has come to see too many battles
You can paint it white and blue and change it’s name
But the windmill in the backyard still rattles
And the stars above the roof are still the same

But as for me, some things never really change
And as for me, what’s a good thing
What’s a good thing will remain

The rope from the tree by the lake’s still swingin’
Well and mum and dad still got some love to give
As long as people under their showers still are singin’
There’s no one I’d let change the way we live

But as for me, some things never really change
And as for me, what’s a good thing,
What’s a good thing will remain

And every once in a blue moon
Comes along something new
To make me sing another tune
If it’s just a little bit like you

But as for me, some things never really change
And as for me, what’s a good thing,
What’s a good thing will remain