Broken Brain

by Jake Walters

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released July 12, 2016

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Jake Walters Tucson, Arizona

jake walters is a musician from tucson, arizona. his style ranges from catchy pop to experimental and psychedelic electronica. visit him at www.facebook.com/jakewaltersmusic !!

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Track Name: happy song
i think that maybe i'll write a happy song for a change,
'cause i'm really not angry anymore
and no one's ever made me feel this way
i love it when you say i'm your's.

i know it sounds crazy,
but i'm not afraid to go all the way.
baby, don't be scared,
just take my hand, let's go for a ride
under the sunlight.

led zeppelin's playing so loud
makes my head spin round and round
don't take your foot off the gas,
'cause i love going fast.
oh, give me a kiss for good luck
in the back of your truck.

*
Track Name: body
feel you on my skin
hands on me
lying there for you
vulnerable.

my body is thin,
fragile,
but you know that I’m
breakable.

touch me softly,
don’t be afraid.
nothing matters
if you love me.
exhale your breath
let it go
nothing matters
if you love me.

emotions crash
violently
i’ve never been
this happy.

hands on my chest
erotic
look at my eyes
and kiss me.

lovers dance,
spiraling
enter me
within the timing.

the sweetest love
i’ve ever seen
put your hands
on my body.

touch me softly
don’t be afraid
nothing matters
if you love me.
let out your stress
into me
nothing matters if you love me.
you’ve got me screaming,
and now you’re weeping
and it’s all so good
because you love me.
like earl grey tea
with something sweet.
it’s all so good
because you love me.

he believes in a higher state of being.
that love is a strain of ecstasy.
like a drug, love can trip you out.
and lying here, under you
i’ve lost all of my doubt.
my body and his becoming one
whispering confessions of love.
like a drug, love can ease the pain.
and lying here, under you,
i can feel you erasing.

touch me softly
don’t be afraid
nothing matters
if you love me.
watch it blow,
tiny atoms explode
nothing matters
if you love me.
you’ll make me cry
you’ve never told a lie
and that only proves
that you love me.
like light through a prism
we break apart the system
and it feel so good
because you love me.

*
Track Name: nebula
i am hugely nothing
i can offer only love,
for, i own nothing
but my words and my song.
there is so much gravity.
pressure down on me.
but i keep fighting
for my love and my song.

my emotional turmoil
is everlasting.
how can you love something
so unstable?

i am a nebula
taking up space.
thousands of stars
trying to find their place.
i am an artifact
untouchable.
i have been used,
and now i'm fragile.

i just wish it wasn't
so hard for me to vocalize
what i'm feeling inside
even by means of my song.
please don't think ill of me
it's so hard to forgive me.
but i am trying
for my love and my song.

my emotional turmoil
is everlasting.
how can you love something
so unstable?

so, tell me, dear,
what makes you stay?
how can you be so sure
when i'm so afraid,
because at the end of the day,
we're nothing but dust
floating through space.

lasciatemi morire.

*
Track Name: angel
i've been praying a lot
but i'm not quite sure
if anyone is listening.
i cried so much
last year
that there's no more tears.

an old man once said to me
that he saw an angel in his dreams.
but the monster inside
made the dream die.

and, one can't have an angel
without a monster.
i found one
when i lost the other.
you're an angel
and i'm a monster.
change the angles, complete the slaughter.

i've been smoking a lot
but, i'm not sure
if i'm addicted yet.
i yelled so loud
just to make you proud.

and, my father once said to me
that angels only exist in dreams.
and, the monster inside
is there until we die.

and, one can't have an angel
without a monster.
i found one
when i lost the other.
you're an angel
and i'm a fucking monster!
change the angles, complete the slaughter.

i see the light
i hear the song.
heaven and hell,
forever is too long.
i see your light
i hear your song.
life and death,
they both sound so wrong.

turn out the lights.

*
Track Name: how to walk
i've been trying to get close to you, my dear.
after all, it's been an entire year.
and, it's true that we fell in love.
and then something went terribly wrong.

i've never been a fan of spring,
but april came around, and you impressed me.
and it all went downhill from there.
i was addicted to our toxic love affair.

i haven't written a word for many months.
my brain has been so tired and numb.
so, maybe this means i'm no longer in shock.
my heart is re-learning how to walk.

we're like lions in the hills.
slow to attack, but quick to kill.
with each kiss that we shared,
i let my guard down, and was unprepared.

but, that was then, and this is now.
and, i hope that you're doing well.

make sure you lock my screen door,
tonight there'll be no footsteps on my floor.
will you kiss me when you leave?
i guess i'll just have to wait and see.

*
Track Name: klaüs
the product of our love,
our sacred unit
destroyed.
how can we mend the damage we've caused?

this heart
an abyss
is hollowed.
how can we fill this void with meaning?

he is what keeps me alive.

our bond
welded together
is broken.
something strong ripped it apart.

my shell
softened skin
is bleeding.
cerebral poles,
opposite neurons,
against the laws.

he is what keeps me alive.

this coordination
is disrupted
by hatred.
how do we keep ourselves safe
in this chaos?

you betrayed
the both of us
unapologetically.
you took from us our very souls,
hollowed bodies.

now we cry
for salvation
or transformation.
and, through the pain,
we dance into the light.

i would die to keep him alive.

*
Track Name: inertia
motus in motu
consistere obiecto
id agit
nisi externa uis.

i can't handle stagnation
emotional inertia kept me strong.
you drew me in with your temptation
and, now i'm paying the price because i was wrong.

motus in motu
consistere obiecto
id agit
nisi externa uis.
motus in motu
consistere obiecto
id agit
nisi externa uis.

i can't handle this silence.
tiny explosions in my heart
turned into tiny vices.
and, what we made an art
is now breaking me apart.

i can't handle floating,
emotional inertia kept me sane.
how could you stop devoting?
how do i fix my broken heart,
and my broken brain?

*
Track Name: this one's for you
there's nothing more that i can say
to keep you from going away.
but, before you go off on your own,
promise me you'll come home.

there's nothing more that i can do
you've already thought this through.
but, even on my final day,
i'll still remember your name.

your side of the bed grows cold
as we start to grow old.

and, i know
that i have to let you go.
but the pain of losing you
is more than i can do.
and when you've grown
i'll still be here to let you know
that i love you, even still.
that's how i know it's real.

all these memories of you
suddenly invade my point of view.
and even when the last tear slides off my face,
there's still no one to take your place.

your side of the bed grows cold
as we start to grow old.

and, i know
that i have to let you go.
but the pain of losing you
is more than i can do.
and when you've grown
i'll still be here to let you know
that i love you, even still.
that's how i know it's real.

a final act of love,
is the hardest thing to do.
take my heart out
and hand it over to you.
a final act of love,
the hardest place to be.
the final kiss
that you gave to me...

and, i know
that i have to let you go.
but, the pain of losing you
is something i have to go through.
and when you've grown
i'll still be here to let you know
that i love you, even still.
that's how i'll always feel.

i know it's real.

*
Track Name: this house
i fell in love in this house
i said goodbye to things i've never gone without.
i came alive in this town,
and i've met people who come from all around.

i feel like a child
looking towards the sky.
watching the clouds
as they pass us by.
i feel so wise,
and, yet, i've seen so few things.
how is it that my tired mind can still play make-believe?

i broke apart in this house,
but you helped me learn to let go of all my doubts.
and i made a promise in this bed,
i swore i'd never give up,
not even when we're dead.

i feel like a man,
fighting to stay alive.
'cause we both know in this day and age,
it's "do or die!"
i feel so unaware
of the concept of time.
i just pray to some kind of God
i haven't wasted my life.

love doesn't die in this house
we cling to each other, 'cause it's all we know about.
love doesn't die in this house.
so, kiss me on the shoulder, and walk me out.

i feel like a singing bird
flying through the air.
and, though you cannot see it,
you can feel it everywhere.
i feel like a young lover
giving a kiss.
in this house, in you,
i find my bliss.

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