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Storm

I finally found what I was missing

I'm finally taking over the reigns of my life

I'm riding out on clouds of thunder

Leaving behind a trail of rain

You can either join me or run for shelter

But you better stay out of my way

 

And even through all the rubble, I remember everything

Ever since the day I was born

I was chosen to be the leader of the storm

It's time to take the world by storm

It's time to take the world by storm

 

I finally found the right direction

I'm finally breaking out of the chains of my mind

Better step aside 'cause I'm coming out fast

And no, you couldn't stop me if you tried

This is your warning to join me or run for cover

You can move away or stand and die

 

And even high above the sky, my eye uncovers everything

Ever since the day I was born

I was chosen to be the leader of the storm

It's time to take the world by storm

It's time to take the world by storm

It's time to take the world by storm

It's time to take the world by storm

Voices

You think I don’t know who you are, well I do

You think I don’t know what you are, well I do

You only cause a mess in my brain

You only exist in my brain

Protest, steal rest, cause distress in my brain

You can’t even speak out loud, you still need me to explain

You’re just a figment of my imagination

And all you’re causing me is frustration

You’re the reason I feel afraid, insecure

If you won’t up and out, then I’ve got to find a cure

 

Can’t seem to find

A way to clear my mind

It feels like I’m running out of time

Because this voice inside is getting louder

Nonsense

I don’t even have to make no sense

It's like my words are of no consequence

In one ear and out the other

Two dudes in front of me are fighting

While I’m singing about loving each other

No, you won’t find any hidden meanings

You wouldn’t even scratch the surface

So why should I put anything beneath it?

Yeah, there's no reason you should listen

I'm just singing how I might have found

The very thing that you've been missing

 

Yeah, maybe I've got more to offer 

Yeah, maybe I've got more to offer

 

Than passing sounds and a random line

Than a fading smile and another waste of time

Maybe if you let me help you open up your eyes 

I could help you, we could help you see the light

Fish

Swimming in a fish bowl

Towers and tourists

Low below the moon

You know I’m tired

Hide away from the brightness

Gotta close my eyes

 

Tangled in the reef

Deep in the ocean

Low below the wake

You know I’m dreaming

I really need to wake up

Gotta get to work

 

Carried down the riptide

Sidewalks and subways

Low below the steel

You know I’m anxious

Make a break for the surface

Gotta catch my breath

Up

I’m tired of feeling down

I should be moving on

It’s time for change within

Escape from the cobwebs

 

I’ll be looking up

At the moon

Night can’t lay me down

Not this soon

I’ll be looking up

Past the sun

Light can’t stare me down

I won’t budge

 

Yeah I’m tired of feeling down

And life could be so good

It’s time to liberate myself

Break free from the fear cell

 

Yeah I’m tired of feeling down

I’m moving to the woods

It’s time for a new way of life

Sprint back to the real world 

 

I’ll be looking up

At the moon

Night can’t lay me down

Not this soon

I’ll be looking up

Past the sun

Light can’t stare me down

I won’t budge

Selfish

The warning from the trees was fresh today

Toss our hearts and we run away

And I don't need to outrun the beast

Just need to outrun you

 

It's gaining on us now

Tough skin kicks in, it can't get us all

And do you hear its call?

One of us had better take the fall

And I don't need to outrun the beast

Just need to outrun you

 

Here's a toast to those who fell

So we could carry on

Here's a toast to those who fell

So we could carry on

Can't forget the ones who fell

Can't forget the ones who fell behind

Shadow

I don't know what to say, I don't know what to do

Now that my own advice is haunting me

I need someone else to talk to

This bottle doesn't work, all it does is glisten

Drains and leaves me in the shadows

Where there's no one else to listen

It's like I'm out of breath, sinking in an ocean

Time is slowly washing off all

The stains of my emotions

 

Why are you still hanging around?

And why are you still in my mirror?

Why can I still see your shadow?

Even in the dark

I thought that I had made it clear

That I, could make it on my own

 

I thought that I had made it clear

That I, could make it on my own

 

Why are you still hanging around?

And why are you still in my mirror?

Why can I still see your shadow?

Even in the dark

I thought that I had made it clear

That I, could make it on my own

Gravity

I suspend myself above the clouds

In an altered animation

Out of touch, but still in reach

Red canvas of frustration

 

Felt all gravity abandon me

And force me to let go

I’ve seen the sky, became the sky

As above, so below

 

I inject myself below the crust

Rejecting any excavation

One with earth, they tread on me

As a prize of consolation

 

Prayed for gravity to drag on me

And never let me go

I’ve felt the earth, I am the earth

As above, so below

As within, so without

Lion

In the city I could see

Concrete bark on metal trees

And from the highest tower’s nest

All the things that I had left

All the miles I had crossed

Since the start, when I was lost

Every paw print in the dirt

The valley where I learned my worth

Fearing what I had become

I washed the anger from my tongue

Every fang stained bad blood

Guiltless pouncing, all because

That’s what a lion does

 

In the city I could see

The massive shade, once cast on me

And from the highest window ledge,

The feral path that I had led

On my journey I would find

Guidance from the fireflies

And through the dark, I’d teleport

Towards the light I was destined for

From the rooftop I would know

Through the grapevine of the crows

It was time to rinse my cuts,

Selfish thinking, but that’s just

That’s what a lion does

 

I know I’m meant for more, than just the jungle floor

One day I’ll prowl the sky, and I

Will never give up, because

That’s what a lion does

Time

Time, feels like it’s slipping away

And I’m only getting older

They, they never told me

That it was gonna be like this

I can hear it ticking away

The time will only ever go faster

 

Now I’m second-guessing myself

Is this how I should spend my time?

 

Saving every last dime that we earn

Wasting every minute of the day working

Scraping, barely getting by

Well I’m getting tired, I'm getting tired

I’m getting tired, I'm getting tired

 

Well I'm getting tired

There’s no time left for love

And no time to ourselves

Well I’m getting tired, I'm getting tired

I’m getting tired