Insomniac (2002)

by Ramaya

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1.
Song For Me 03:34
Here's a song I wrote for me to keep me company. Just another melody to calm me down. And it goes Ah la la la... Of all the songs that I can play none feel quite this way. It's easy come and easy go, just like letting go. And it goes Ah la la la...
2.
Favorite Boy 03:40
I'd be your favorite boy. Would you be my favorite girl. I'll be holding out and on for you to be walking arm and arm with you. I'll be holding out and on for you to be walking arm and arm with you.
3.
Moonshine 03:51
Wasted all this time. And all we seem to know. Is there's a better way than this we pray. That there's a better way than this we pray. We may be blind in the moonshine. On the edge of all the rushing by. We're taking our time not to spill the wine. All that lies before will fall behind. Because the burn causes song and laughing freedom from our minds. Some other-worldly ride.
4.
From one comes many, many I's. Adam's gone crazy, lost his mind. Your new moon baby calls and cries. Armored and lately lost inside. The animals are wild. But the boy is just a child. Is this real? We once were you. But you gave in to be understood. Oh the dreams you've undermined. Oh the dreams you've undermined. On and on and on we all go, we all go.
5.
I've got a bottle of wine you wanna drink it tonight? I may be drinking alone, feeling fine. I've got a couple of pills you wanna take em' tonight? Might be tripping alone, feeling fine. Oh it may be my inebriation yeah. Oh but I swear I can see you there. My twisted senses they smell your hair. Maybe there's something wrong with my train of thought. But this light is too bright just to turn it off. You spin me in circles just to see me fall. You make me give it all. Damn you and all your ways. Damn you and all your ways.
6.
Your desire is calling you crazy but I move to you and groovin we fall through the fire. In your eyes your motions are ocean size. For tonight give into your longings collide. It's only a matter of time until we give in to the wild. Could be the time of your life so let it go, let it go. Move your body tonight. Don't you stop until you get it right, yeah. Can't you feel the music trying to tell you something. That you gotta get down. Can't you feel the music trying to tell you something. That you gotta get down. The sounds are all around. Gotta get down. The sounds are all around. Gotta get down.
7.
Did you let it down somewhere on the way home? I mean why keep your guard up that long? I only wanted us to feel normal. After so long. You go and fool yourself. Wasting anytime that may be left. Did you pick it up somewhere on the way home? That I didn't come to try to expose. Cause' everyone is hiding. And it sure shows. Maybe I fooled myself. Thinking this reprise would do me well. Why face a wall when your sure that nothing will change? Name this fear or we can end it here. Why face a wall when your sure that nothing will change? Name this fear or we can end it here. Did you let it down somewhere on the way home? I mean why keep your guard up that long? I only wanted us to feel normal. After so long. Why do we fool ourselves? Wasting anytime that may be left. We'd be together in that land. We'd be together in that land. When we go home, to where we're bound.
8.
Was there a name in mind for me? Was the waiting to long to decide who I’d be? Does three years away make you wonder what to serve, and who deserves your time? Maybe the world is more than me. But look down cause you are the world to three. All that you needed to give was your time. Holding our hands would’ve been a sign. Was there no time for the daughters in line? And then to confine when a child must play. One runaway. A promising golden world for he who was the son and hier to be. But your still the king reigning over. To resign, your decline for me will never be. All that you needed to give was your time. Holding our hands would’ve been a sign. Maybe the world is more than me. But look down cause you are the world to three. Maybe the world is more than me. But look down cause you are the world to three.

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All songs written and recorded by Ramaya Soskin. Except "Moonshine" written with Ian Hansson, and "World To Three" written with Joseph Leo Wesley III. Special thanks to Matt Taylor for inspiring the chorus in "On The Way Home".

Ian Hansson: Bass on tracks 3,5, and 6.
Devin Liles: Drums on tracks 3,4,5, and 6.
Stu: Sax on track 6.
JLW III: Vocals on track 8.

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released November 1, 2002

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