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released August 13, 2019

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Track Name: Won
You’ve won my heart with a love so pure
I don’t recognize myself

You’ve won my heart with a love so pure
I don’t recognize myself

You’ve won my heart with a love so pure
I don’t recognize myself

You’ve won my heart with a love so pure
I don’t recognize myself
Track Name: For Who I Never Was
I can't take it anymore
You’re standing outside my door
And I can't decide
If I should let you inconvenience me

I feel you permeate
Through everything I am
It's been my mistake
To keep pushing you away
Don’t wanna push you away

Take me for who I am
See through the things I thought I was
Who did I think I was
Take me for who I am
Don't see me for who I never was
I never was... better than what you said

My knees are shaking
And my heart is feeling weak
Is this what it feels like
To have everything you seek

I think I missed it again
Another great opportunity
Am I ok in the end
Will it be just you and me… eternity

Take me for who I am
See through the things I thought I was
Who did I think I was
Take me for who I am
Don't see me for who I never was
I never was... better than what you said

My heart is broken within me
All my bones shake
I’m a man overcome
By every word you speak
I’m your warrior steeped with wine
The man I’ve always been
I will choose you every time
If you let me in

Take me for who I am
See through the things I thought I was
Who did I think I was
Take me for who I am
Don't see me for who I never was
I never was... better than what you said
Track Name: No Matter What
I don’t want my life to be
A summary of rules and laws
I’d rather just be me
The man you always saw

No, I won’t be something I’m not
I’m gonna love you with everything I got

I used to be a man
Living for mountain tops
Now I walk in valleys
And lands that time forgot

The weather is better down here anyway
Together, a place where we can stay

I’m gonna love you
No matter what we go through
I’m gonna love you
Track Name: Feral
Don’t let your light go out
Don’t give your oil away
They come with silver tongues
Lead you back to old ways

Will heaven be more empty?
Will it be too full to hold me?
When it’s all said and done
Will you even say that you knew me?

Do I even get to go? Do I really get to go?

Sometimes I just feel feral
Like I'm losing all control
I tend to like the wildness
Instead of living life "whole"

You think the world’s devoid of saviors
You never reach the son
You only see degeneration
You’re always on the run

Is my sword still sharp enough
Or is it dulled by chaff and dust

Is my sword still sharp enough
Or is it dulled by chaff and dust
Burn bright, keep the light
Burn bright, keep the
Track Name: I've Got A Fire You Could Know
I know
I’ve got fire for a soul
I’ve got fire you could know
Track Name: Ain't No Giant
Hide in your shadow, hide in your grave
Hide in your shadow, hide in your grave

I awoke from a dream (whole notes here?)
You pulled the thorn outta me
I heard me beg, I heard me plea
As you goad impurities

Ain’t no giant gonna hold me down

Weapons formed with a tongue
Kingdom come, you will be done
Down the sights at my enemy
Down the sights at my enemy

Ain’t no giant gonna hold me down

Can’t put my pride on a shelf (¼ notes)
Can't convince myself to let go
I know you can save my soul
But can you save me from myself

Ain't no giant gonna hold me down
Ain't no giant gonna hold me down
Ain't no giant gonna hold me down
I got five smooth rocks comin' your way now

I’ll shed your grave, I’ll shed your clothes
I’ve found a better way to go
If my life is not my own
The rolled away stone is the one I throw

Ain't no giant gonna hold me down
Ain't no giant gonna hold me down
Ain't no giant gonna hold me down
I've got five smooth rocks comin' your way now
I've got five smooth rocks comin' your way now
I've got five smooth rocks comin' your way now
Track Name: Burnin' Like A Coal
I found a sound inside the deep
Darkness called out to me
And the deeper that I went
The more of you I found

I found questions inside of answers
Questions no one would answer
The things I thought I knew
It all fell to the ground

My mouth burning like a coal
My mouth burning like a coal
My mouth burning like a coal
My mouth burning like a coal

Don't want to be a wildfire
(And watch the world burn)
I'd rather be a flamethrower
(Influence the way it turns)

I picked up what I found
Can’t stop now, it’s a part of me now.
Will I detonate and go
Evaporate into a wisp of smoke

Did my heart burn too
Lose my life if I kissed you
Don’t ever let me go
Evaporate into a wisp of smoke

I think I’m gonna burn out
I think I’m gonna burn out
I think I’m gonna burn out
Don’t let me burn out

Don't want to be a wildfire
(And watch the world burn)
I'd rather be a flamethrower
(Influence the way it turns)

I think I’m gonna burn out
I think I’m gonna burn out
I think I’m gonna burn out
Don’t let me burn out

My mouth burning like a coal
My mouth burning like a coal
My mouth burning like a coal
My mouth burning like a coal

I am gonna set myself on fire
Let the world watch me burn
I am gonna set myself on fire
Let the world watch me burn

Don't want to be a wildfire
(And watch the world burn)
I'd rather be a flamethrower
(Influence the way it turns)
Track Name: The Return
I can hear the groanings of the earth
Splitting at the seams, my insides do their worst
Amidst all the noise
Of fatherless sons losing innocence by choice

I’m at a loss of what to do
Blood stained ruins cry out for more abuse
But still no one wants to hear
Of a simple love that weaves its way thru tears

Won’t you return, won’t you return
Just turn to me, turn to me, yeah
Track Name: The Maw
I ain't gonna be no white washed tomb

I am losing my religion
I am burning down the walls
I am losing my religion
Come one, come all

I am losing my religion
So I can get some peace
I am losing my religion
In hopes I can be free

Give me the wild
Give me the raw
We’ll take back what was taken
Pulled from the maw
Pulled from the maw

I’ve got what you want
Yeah and I’ve got it in spades
I’ve got what you want
Awake, awake, shake off your daze.
Track Name: Viscosity (Bonus Demo)
I've got blood on my hands
Aches and pains in my joints again
Remember who I’ve been
And the lives I've destroyed

I heard stories
of who you claim to be
Never found you wanting me
So I found it from someone else

I don’t really trust who people say they are
Would I still be a man after your own heart

I'm dark but I'm still lovely
These old things still sometimes haunt me
I know what I can be
C’mon pull the gold outta me

Yeah, I wear your love like war paint
Yeah, You turn the sinner to saint
I’ve got fire for a soul
I’ve got fire you could know

Lying here
Broken bones and empty bottles
Cleaned myself from all my idols
I sobered up and felt the void

Even still
I have trouble knowing myself
Believing in myself
Could I take you at your word

It’s all gonna fall apart if there’s no change
'Bout time I get the lead out anyway

I'm dark but I'm still lovely
These old things still sometimes haunt me
I know what I can be
C’mon pull the gold outta me

Yeah, I wear your love like war paint
Yeah, You turn the sinner to saint
I’ve got fire for a soul
I’ve got fire you could know

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