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The clock strikes again, it’s 5am
It's time to begin this hell I’ve been
Working for there’s nothing more
It’s chore with no way to win
And I’ve been looking for another way
To stop the pain I’m in
Well I must have sinned again to earn the trouble that I’m in

I don’t know why, you must have lied
No matter what I try I get denied
Looking for that open door
And when I pull this chord there’s nothing to find
And I’ve been searching for a bridge to take me to the other side
Well I guess I better hide
From the demon in my mind

How do I know
If it all will really be ok
I never thought I would end up this way
Need to find a new result
Where should I go
How far can I run away
Can I ever really get away
I’m just running around in circles.

I’m getting bored my two feet on the floor
I’m trying to soar above the ground
With every pound you’re holding me down
And I might drown with no way to be found
And I’ve been drinking more
So I can drift away to another shore
But my head is getting sore so I think I’ll drink some more
Well I think I'll drink some more...


from Cory Allen Staats, released July 15, 2016
Cory Allen Staats | Vocals and Acoustic Guitar
Nicole Tomaszewski | Drums
Max Finkelstein | Bass
Sam Finkelstein | Electric Guitar
Gabriel Majou | Violin
Victoria Ruggiero | Organ

Produced by Tony Autore
Co-Produced by Cory Allen Staats
Engineered by Tony Autore and Cory Allen Staats
Mixed by Dave Westner, Tony Autore and Cory Allen Staats at Woolly Mammoth Sound in Waltham, MA
Mastered by Charlie Eble and Joel W. Moss at Woods End Recording Studio in Greenfield, NY


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