SpinTunes #5: Round 2

by Various Artists

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about

This album is made up of songs from the "SpinTunes" songwriting competiton.

spintunes.blogspot.com Pump You Up: Write a song that is motivational to workout to. Something that is meant to pump up the listener. Think music from just about any Rocky movie, Hulk Hogan's theme song "Real American" or "You're The Best" from The Karate Kid. (2 minute minimum) (they had 8 days)

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released July 17, 2012

Album art by Matt Schubbe.

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I run a songwriting contest called SpinTunes. Most of the material hosted on this account is a result of that contest. You can follow the contest on Twitter (@SpinTunes) or my personal account (@Spintown).

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Track Name: RC - Get Up
That alarm clock goes off every morning
my arms and legs feel like they're made of lead
wanna hit that clock with a hammer
close my eyes again
then I hear that voice, in my head

it says
get up, get up, get up, get up
get up, get up, get up
we got things to do
we got things to do

I wish I knew whose voice I'm hearing
one of these days I'll track 'em down
then I'll hit 'em with a hammer
'bout a million times
and I'll never tire, of that crunching sound

get up, get up, get up, get up
get up, get up, get up
we got things to do
we got things to do

Leave me alone
I'll kill you, man
OK, OK
I'm gettin' up
If you try to motivate me
you're really gonna hate me
but I admit I need you now, now

get up, get up, get up, get up
get up, get up, get up
we got things to do
we got things to do
Track Name: Mariah Mercedes - Hurricane
I’m up on my high winds again
Struggled up from the dark depths of the ocean
I’ve come to reclaim my status of power
Breaking fast, it’s the final hour

Hey, I’m a hurricane
I’m coming your way
Hey, I’m a hurricane
I’m gonna wash you out and drive you insane

Crashing waves, feel my cyclone storm
Yeah, you knew, you have already been warned
And now I have the strength of ten thousand men
Brace yourself because here I come again

Hey, I’m a hurricane
I’m coming your way
Hey, I’m a hurricane
I’m gonna wash you out and drive you insane

Hey, I’m a hurricane
I’m coming your way
Hey, I’m a hurricane
I’m gonna wash you out and drive you insane
Track Name: Edric Haleen - One More Step
One more step
As we chase the horizon.
One more step
As we follow our stars.
One more step
As we’re challenged to reach our goals
And our dreams . . .

One more step
As we push to go further.
One more step
Down a road that is long.
One more step
As we try to define our lives
And ourselves . . .

One more step
Showing you’re not a quitter.
One more step
Showing you’re unafraid.
One more step
Showing you’ve taken one step more
Than before . . .

One step more!
Track Name: Gorbzilla featuring The Gorbzookies - Superwoman
You're a Superwoman how do you do the things that you can do?
You're a Superwoman you can do anything that you want to.
You're a Superwoman even Kryptonite's not your Kryptonite.
You're a Superwoman you make everything so right.

You cannot stop no there is nothing that can stop you.
You never seem to rest there's always so much left to do.
You keep us safe and warm and fed and dressed and less a mess.
You make everything the best.

Superwoman how do you do the things that you can do?
You're a Superwoman you can do anything that you want to.
You're a Superwoman even Kryptonite's not your Kryptonite.
You're a Superwoman and you make everything so right.

You always look so good how is it that you look so good?
Just to be near you we'd do anything we could we would.
Your alter ego is every bit as amazing.
And you are driving me crazy!

Superwoman how do you do the things that you can do?
Superwoman you can do anything that you want to.
Superwoman even Kryptonite's not your Kryptonite.
Superwoman and you make everything so right.

Superwoman
You're a Superwoman!
You're our Superwoman!
Track Name: Ross Durand - Win
Some people live their whole lives
And never see the ocean
Some people live their whole lives
And never see the snow
Some people never look up
To choose a path on the road that's up ahead
They just go where the road wants them to go

Don't be that guy
Who never steps up - who always backs down
Don't be that guy
Who can't shoot for the sky
Cause his eyes are always on the ground
Don't look back when it's all over
And wonder what might have been
Put your chips in, play the game,
And win

Some people live their whole lives
And never fall in love
Some people live their whole lives
And never reach out for touch
Some people never realize
That you bring yourself to life, it doesn't come to you
They sit and wait and in the end, they lose

Don't be that guy
Who never steps up - who always backs down
Don't be that guy
Who can't shoot for the sky
Cause his eyes are always on the ground
Don't look back when it's all over
And wonder what might have been
Put your chips in, play the game,
And win

You don't know what you can't do
You might come through

Don't be that guy
Who never steps up - who always backs down
Don't be that guy
Who can't shoot for the sky
Cause his eyes are always on the ground
Don't look back when it's all over
And wonder what might have been
Put your chips in, play the game,
And win
Track Name: Boffo Yux Dudes / Chris Cogott - Big, Bigger, Best
Do you ever work out?
‘Cause you know I do
I like to Pump It Up
Like gorillas in the zoo

I take all the right shots
I take all the right pills
I make all the right moves
So I give you a thrill

Chorus:
Pump it up, baby; big, bigger, best
My pecs are bulging - I can’t fit in my vest
My biceps are swolen - I can’t swing my arms
That shrivelled nutsack - just part of my charm

I work out eight days a week
Sixty-five weeks a year
I bribe all the right testers
To say my urine is clear

See me on my machines
As I lift, grunt and pull
My ass is rock hard
Bet you can’t find any hole

Chorus:
Pump it up, baby; big, bigger, best
My pecs are bulging - I can’t fit in my vest
The veins in my head are all fit to burst
My heart will give out if my brain doesn’t first

They say I’m doin’ too much
They say I’m outta control
Gotta keep gettin’ bigger
It just gnaws at my soul

So let’s all pump it together
It’s all worth it, you betcha
Pay no heed to the fact
I’m being wheeled out on a stretcher

Chorus:
Pump it up, baby; big, bigger, best
My pecs are bulging - I can’t fit in my vest
My tendons are tight like a violin string
But don’t bother to touch me, ‘cause I can’t feel a thing
Track Name: Governing Dynamics - Forward
Lean into the wind
Thought that the air
Would carry the wreckage
And cover the earth again

All our best intentions
Reduced to their dimmest
Their grey and least
No excuse for giving in

Stop stalling and straighten up
The future is not yet arranged
Maybe in a minute or two it won't
Feel so damn strange

This is not done
We are not lost
This story is not complete
Atfer all that we've won
And all that it cost
Now's not the time
To accept defeat

No surrender
No retreat
Just forward

Stop thinking your sliding down
The egde is further than you thought
If you only saw the distance down
You just might jump off

This is not done
We are not lost
This story is not complete
Atfer all that we've won
And all that it cost
Now's not the time
To accept defeat

No surrender
No retreat
No conditions, no concessions
No defeat, no direction
But forward

Forward, forward
Move forward, move forward

This is not done
We are not lost
This story is not complete
Atfer all that we've won
And all that it cost
Now's not the time
To accept defeat

The road is ahead
And the lights are all on
The fire grows high
And the doubt is all gone
There's nothing behind
That we want or we need
Deceptions and lies
We no longer believe

No surrender, no retreat
No conditions, no concessions
No defeat
Just forward
Track Name: Menage A Tune - Run!
Get up!
You run to beat the day
Get up!
Gonna run your life away
Living in traffic
Jammed from end to end

Don’t stop!
The metro pulls away
Don’t stop!
Roadblocks leading you astray
Running for the meter – it's too late

Tickets under every wiper
Tell me, why do you wait?

RUN!
Catch the train or
Catch some hell,
Late again
RUN!
Don’t stop now
Don’t ask why
Don’t ask how

Get up!
Running every day
Get up!
And the brass ring slips away

You’re going in circles
You’ve missed the right of way

Don't stop!
Your bills are coming due
Don't stop!
And you haven't got a clue
Heels on fire, eyes are too

Your lonely smile has come undone
Exhaustion takes its due

RUN!
Catch the train or
Catch some hell,
Late again
RUN!
Don’t stop now
Don’t look back,
Don’t ask how

[SOLO]

Sometimes you wonder if the prize is really worth it
Sometimes you wonder what you'd see
If you slowed down
Sometimes you wonder why it is you have to...

RUN!
Catch the train or
Catch some hell,
Late again
RUN!
Don’t stop now
Don’t ask why
Don’t ask how

RUN!
Catch the train or
Catch some hell,
Late again
RUN!
Don’t stop now
Don’t ask why
Don’t ask how
Track Name: The Chocolate Chips - Nothing Can Stop You
Sometimes you feel like it can't be done
But you know no easy game is worth being won

Pick yourself up when you get knocked down
Running that road until your new shoes are turning brown

You know just where you're going

Nothing can stop you! nothing can stop you!
Got your sights on the moon tonight! nothing can stop you!
Nothing can stop you! nothing can stop you!
Stars up high just to watch you fly! nothing can stop you!

For what you want just do what you need
You will taste fresh if you begin to plant the seed

Nothing is hard just unknown to you
Something you know is something you can do

You know just where you're going

Nothing can stop you! nothing can stop you!
Got your sights on the moon tonight! nothing can stop you!
Nothing can stop you! nothing can stop you!
Stars up high just to watch you fly! stars up high just to watch you fly!

You will fly so high!

Nothing can stop you! nothing can stop you!
Got your sights on the moon tonight! nothing can stop you!
Nothing can stop you! nothing can stop you!
Stars up high just to watch you fly! stars up high just to watch you fly!

You will fly so high!
Track Name: Godz Poodlz - In The Zone
Slow-Mo, my pulse and my sweat
I'll let go, I'm a furious threat
My focus will not be thrown
I'm in the zone
In the zone

Climbing the stairs, running the halls
Taking the shot, gotta play ball
Everything is spinning
This is our chance, seconds remain
It comes down to this, the fate of the game
Babe, we're already winning

Slow-Mo, my pulse and my sweat
I let go, I'm a furious threat
My focus will not be thrown
In the zone
In the zone

Everything is spinning
This is our chance, passion remains
It comes down to this, the fate of the game
Babe, we're already winning

Slow-Mo, our pulse and our sweat
We'll let go, we're a furious threat
Our focus will not be thrown
In the zone
We're in the zone
In the zone
We're in the zone
Baby, in the zone
We're in the zone
Track Name: Caravan Ray - Pump It Up
You wanna be a better man?
Stronger
You wanna be the best you can?
Faster
You wanna be a better man?
Harder
Listen to me, I have a plan

Pump it up
Pump it up
Pump it up
Pump it up
Pump it in
Pump it up
Improve biology
With pharmacology

Pump in furazobol
Pump in stanozolol
Pump in clenbuterol
Pump it in, yeah pump it all
Pump in methenolone
Androstenedione
Pump it all because we're going to the muscle zone

Pump it up
Pump it up
Pump it up
Pump it up
Pump it in
Pump it up
No pain no gain
Pump it up
No pain no gain
Pump it up
Improve biology
With pharmacology

Pump it in
Pump it in
Pump it in
Pump it up

You're lookin' good with your scuptured abs
You're lookin' good with the bulging pecs
You're lookin' good it doesn't matter that your testicles have atrophied to tiny little specs

You're lookin' good in your muscle tee
You're lookin' good even with acne
You're lookin' good the chicks will dig you even though you have lost all erectile functionality

You're lookin' good with the bulging quads
You're lookin' good in your lycra pants
You're lookin' good your gluts are awesome, I bet one day you could maybe even go and win the Tour de France

Pump it
Pump it
Pump it
Pump it
Pump it up
Track Name: Felix Frost - The Frost Mine
My days at the blast furnace ended with a bang
when I lost my temper and took a sledge to a crane.
So they banished me to the mines of Copper County
frozen below.
Made it out alive from one hell
into an underworld of snow.

But I won't give up
till I'm used up.

(Chorus)
To survive the grind you gotta keep the gears going
gotta keep it burning to keep the fuse from blowing.
Blue collar worker in the deep white sea.
I'll dig to the other side or else the cold will encrust me.

Chip away keep swinging your arm,
chisel at the day to keep your body warm.
Gonna get better, gonna be the best.
I'll dig down to the core if that's my test.

Isn't it funny that a hot head lost his cool?
They canned me on the day I ran out of canned food.
Fired me from the pits of fire and isolated in the ice.

This is the cavern where that pilot won the gold,
but there's no gem or precious prize while
carving out these cubes of cold,
of crust and grime and clustered rime
in a crystal tomb I serve my time.

I've got salt beads stuck in ducts
but I have got to suck it up.
Never thought I'd miss that hurricane of soot
that molten cup.

I'll keep mining, won't give up,
we'll swing those axes HUP! HUP! HUP!
and if I dig for long enough
I'll make this frosty grave a bluff.

(Chorus)

(Repeat)
Isn't it funny that a hot head lost his cool?
They canned me on the day I ran out of canned food.
Fired me from the pits of fire and isolated in the ice.

This is the cavern where that pilot won the gold,
but there's no gem or precious prize while
carving out these cubes of cold,
of crust and grime and clustered rime
in a crystal tomb I serve my time.

I've got salt beads stuck in ducts
but I have got to suck it up.
Never thought I'd miss that hurricane of soot
that molten cup.

I'll keep mining, won't give up,
we'll swing those axes HUP! HUP! HUP!
and if I dig for long enough
I'll make this frosty grave a bluff.

But I won't give up
till I'm used up.
Track Name: Rats Of The Sky - Dance To The Groove Libido
Sometimes when i'm feeling lonesone,
I decide to go and phone some
friends to see what they're doin'
if they feel like pursuin'

ladies! some as hot as hades
lookin' to make some babies
mingle with some single girls
but i'm sick of this fickle world

i wanna meet a girly
whose hair is kinda curly
who doesn't care that i'm nerdy
who won't ever hurt me

Hey! what's ya name and where ya come from?
I'd like to get to know you some
more than anyone else here
how 'bout we, grab a beer

Hey! what's ya name and where ya come from?
I'd like to get to know you some
more, girl you got me hooked
so how 'bout I add you on facebook

Alright here comes Eloquent,
got a memory for rhyme like an elephant
ain't good enough to remember numbers
so write it down and i'll file you under

"hot girl #1 from the bar last night"
and call you up try to treat you right
figure out your name from this drunken haze
take you out sometime and i'll even pay

yea that's the plan but i'm in demand
so many ladies wanna date this man
babes want in on my family tree
"that's a lie no one wants that MC"

Hey! what's ya name and where ya come from?
I'd like to get to know you some
more than anyone else here
how 'bout we, grab a beer

Hey! what's ya name and where ya come from?
I'd like to get to know you some
more, girl you got me hooked
so how 'bout I add you on facebook

So when i'm drunk and at the club
i have no luck i get no love
but it's different when i'm on the mic
they all wanna ride me like a bike

not gonna complain about this change
I like the range, I have no shame
sometimes I think it's strange
have you seen me when i'm on the stage?

Spandex! oh so tight
when i'm rhyming on the mic
ladies! want me in the night
babies! want them to be mine

taking! up all of my time
until daylight meets their eyes
then they're outta here
"goodbye" wonder why? I'm hella fine!

Introduce me to your mum?
why you looking for some fun?
I dunno, if that's alright?
Alright dude, just cos we're tight

I'm just kiddin' that ain't cool
we pick up mum's outside the school
you've got seven kids? that's great
I guess we're just cougar bait.

Hey! what's ya name and where ya come from?
I'd like to get to know you some
more than anyone else here
how 'bout we, grab a beer

Hey! what's ya name and where ya come from?
I'd like to get to know you some
more, girl you got me hooked
so how 'bout I add you on facebook

Dance! To the groove libido!
Dance! To the groove libido!
Dance! To the groove libido!
Dance! To the groove libido!
Track Name: Jailhouse Payback - Kick Your Routine
Hop on a treadmill with a five pound dumbbell
Then lean against the wall with your feet apart
then squat till your knees are 45 degrees.
Lift up your left foot and then lift your right
Then lift your left foot again

Make a fitness report card
Grade yourself A through F
In four different subjects four times a year
Kick your routine into gear!

Polymetric box jumps improve your stamina
Sprinting builds more muscle than jogging
Jump squats will truly sculpt your butt
Kayaking will make your stomach taut

Use a fitness report card
Grade yourself A through F
In four different subjects four times a year
Kick your routine into gear!

Shoveling snow for only two hours
Burns a thousand calories
Jumping some rope for only two minutes
Burns 52 more
Sit on a stability ball at work
To strengthen your core

Polymetric box jumps improve your stamina
Sprinting builds more muscle than jogging
Jump squats will truly sculpt your butt
Kayaking will make your stomach taut

Use a fitness report card
Grade yourself A through F
In four different subjects four times a year
Kick your routine into gear!
Track Name: Glen Raphael - Pump Down The Volume
Pump down the volume
It's hard to talk in here!
Pump down the volume
Don't want to damage my ear
Turn down the music
Like I already told you
Turn down the music!
That shit is getting old
If I could be so bold to tell you
It's hard to talk in here
It's hard to talk in here
It's hard to talk!

Pump down the volume -
You heard what I said
Pump down the volume;
You ought to be in bed
Turn down the music
'cause it's a little loud
Turn down the music
I bet you're pretty proud
Of waking up the neighbors
It's hard to talk in here!
It's hard to talk in here
It's hard to talk!

[breakdown with voiceover]

Pump down the volume
Pump down the volume
Now!
Track Name: Jeffrey Powers - If I Finish This Workout, I Can Go Get A Beer (Shadow)
If I finish this workout, I can go get a beer
If I finish this workout, I can go get a beer
Just 30 minutes everyday, then off to the fridge for a cold one (YAY!)
If I finish this workout, I can go get a beer

If I crunch my abs, I can get some Wings
If I crunch my abs, I can get some Wings
100 times for 20 wings with barbeque sauce covered on those things
If I crunch my abs, I can get some Wings

If I do those curls I can get a shot
If I do those curls I can get a shot
Maybe a Jaeger, or a lemon drop, heck - I'm a man, make it a JD Shot
If I do those curls I can get a shot

I think it's a two mile run to the bar
I think it's a two mile run to the bar
If I run, I can make the happy hour earlier than late
I think it's a two mile run to the bar

So If I finish this workout, I can go get a beer
If I finish this workout, I can go get a beer
Just 30 minutes everyday, then off to the fridge for a cold one (YAY!)
If I finish this workout, I can go get a beer
Track Name: Dr. Lindyke - A Tune For You (The SpinTunes Montage) (Shadow)
Saturday night,
More anxious than annoyed
Sitting on pins and needles,
Staring at my Droid
Waiting for the tweet
To tell me when and where
To find the place where songsters meet
And face my challenge there.

I read the post, it's W.T.F.
My comfort zone is a burden, not a gift
Rocky Balboa and the Karate Kid...
I've gotta pump up like they did!

Now it's my time to go
Spin vinyl into gold
I've got just eight short days
And the real world in the way
But it's my time to shine
And give you something new
I'm gonna spin a tune for you!

Gotta get through...

Gotta be in Spintown by the time the clock strikes zero...
Or all that's left of me is gonna be my shadow...

I read the post, it's W.T.F.
My comfort zone is a burden, not a gift
Eye of the Tiger, a Real American...
I've got to do the best I can!

Now it's my time to go
Spin vinyl into gold
I've got just eight short days
And the real world in the way
But it's my time to shine
And give you something new
I'm gonna spin a tune for you!

Now it's my time to go
Spin vinyl into gold
I've got just eight short days
And the real world in the way
But it's my time to shine
And give you something new
I'm gonna spin a tune for you!

A Tune for You....
Track Name: Dr. Lindyke - Monastic Workout (Shadow)
Lyrics (Latin)
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Dolor et corporis infirmitate.
Ego sum ​​imperfecti.
Deo me vires exercere
Deo me vires perseverare
Lorem me perfectioris in conspectu tuo.

Ubi tempus erit mihi
Panem quotidianum.
Lorem fame pereant,
Ego comedent
equum.
Sum defessus satis mori.
Ego accubare hic moriar.

Vos me levare.
Et me currere.
Et me natare.
Et me salire.

Tunc me gerunt haec stolis maledictus.
Volo ad gerunt
BRACCIS
Ego trucidare cibum
IN VENERIS

Vos me levare.
Et me currere.
Et me natare.
Et me salire.

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contrapunctum:
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Gloria Patri
Gloria Fili
Et Spiritu Sancti
Gloria Maria
Gloria Deo
Gloria Deo

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An English Translation is available at
http://music.cratchit.org/2012/07/monastic-workout.html
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Track Name: Menage A Tune - Rat Race (Shadow)
Get up
Gotta run to beat the day
Get up
Gonna run your life away
Gotta beat the traffic
But the traffics jammed again

Don’t stop
Race to catch a cab
Don’t stop
See the metro pull away
Go to feed the meter- it’s too late
There’s a smiling cop and a piece of paper
Blast it! Why did I wait?

Seems like I’m always running
Trying hard to catch that brass ring
Time crunches are my only exercise
I always move too slow
Although I feel exhausted
I run as fast as I can but I
Miss the boat and miss my chance
A day late and a dollar short on this hamster wheel of life

Run
Catch the train or
Catch some hell,
Late again
Run
Don’t stop now
Don’t look back,
Don’t ask how

Seems like I’m always running
Trying hard to catch that brass ring
Time crunches are my only exercise
I always move too slow
Although I feel exhausted
I run as fast as I can but I
Miss the boat and miss my chance
A day late and a dollar short on this hamster wheel,
In this big rat race of life

Sometimes I wonder if the cheese is really worth it
Sometimes I wonder what I’ll see
If I slow down
Sometimes I wonder where it is I think I’m going
Oh shit! I’m late!I better just look at the ground and go and

Run
Catch the train or
Catch some hell,
Late again
Run
Don’t stop now
Don’t look back,
Don’t ask how

Run
Times flying
Run
Boss waiting
Run
I’m crying
Run
Hopes fading
Run
Times flying
Run
Boss waiting
Run
I’m crying
Run
Hopes fading
In this big rat race of life
Track Name: Zoe Gray - Mine (Shadow)
VERSE 1:
Need to perfect my maniacal laugh
Master riding my armored giraffe
So I can come in and be the best
By brutally killing all the rest
Got to work on my laser's aim
To be in the villain's hall of fame
Try my hardest I know I'll win
That's how these things have always been
Act mean, act tough
Don't forget to be rough
Act hard, act gruff
Don't let them call your bluff
Oh

CHORUS:
This world is gonna be mine
I know I gotta do this, so I won't whine
Not just one lap, I gotta run nine
But my payment is my very own
shrine

VERSE 2:
Need to invent a personal shield
An all-repellent kind of forcefield
Who needs boring lady liberty
When you can have a statue of me
Got to work on my swordsmanship
Get a holster for my whip
I'm not some sort of Robin Hood
I'm not just misunderstood
Act smooth, act cool
Don't just be a tool
Act harsh, act cruel
Don't be a complete fool
Oh

CHORUS

BRIDGE:
Helmet…Check
Laser…Check
Evil henchmen…Check
Schmancy plated armour…Check
Heat-seeking spider guns…Check
Nefarious electric guitar I can use to write my victory song…
Check
Blood-fueled jetpack…I'm still working on that


VERSE 3:
Lift some weights and touch my toes
Get some publicity by putting on shows
Ride my giraffe to get a cape
I really need to get in shape
Making my blueprints, writing my plans
Test driving my murdervans
Eat some pan-seared unicorn steak
Find a nice eel-infested lake
Act healthy, act fit,
Don't dig your own pit
Have smarts, have wit,
Don't ever admit
Oh

CHORUS
Track Name: Trader Jack - Let Nothing Be Left Behind (Shadow)
They'll all have to be unauthorized.
No one kills my legend but me.
Feel that nimbus?
It's like Ah Ooh Rah!

Lay your tracks
Refine the engine
Stoke the furnace
Make the sweat vaporize

Flesh sculpting is the first frontier
Every warrior's alone here
Flex and strain against the cage
Train and hone a razor blade rage

I'm a dog'on poetic freak
don't tell me how to feel the burn
I feel it 6 ways to Sunday
Hollerin 'bout like its Christmas, Move!
Mahaya, ya don't grow up sittin down.

Break the chains on your wild side
You can't say you never tried
You won't have to ever hide
Tear the knots, soul's untied

Go, Let Nothing Be Left Behind, Fight

I know it hurts. Hold on. Hold on.