Lyrics

MIDAS

It was right there
in front of me
Screaming loud
I didn’t want to see
Your skewed desires
Crash down on me
Trying to use me up
But I never had a Midas touch
You want to chew me up
But I’m never gonna lose the love
What to live by?
So I cut loose
Violently
When you name your price
it only heightens
I never believed what you sold to me
It’s wrong I know it’s wrong I know it’s wrong
But I defy you all, you’re only frightened
What to live by?
You want to chew me up
But I’m never gonna lose the love
So what to live by?
Maybe you don’t have the right to define me
Maybe you don’t have the dime to entice me
Midas
What shall we do?
We’re playing the game
By different rules
Maybe you should waste your life
stead of mine

STEAL

You were running blind
Following your feet to try
and outrun your fate
Standing in a field of flowers
Cerebral voices the loudest
All hollering your name
Is it paradise?
Only if it blows your mind
And then blows away
(Sometimes you wheel, sometimes you deal
Sometimes you have to rob and steal)

Call you a sinnerman
Or call it second sight
Now they treat em all the same
It’s the thinnest line
they hung you out by
You were holding my hands and saying
What if I only ever took what’s mine
I wanted to tell them
That if I could have lead a different life
But now I need somebody who can ease my mind
You know I could have lead a different life
Pulling me aside
Giving me your last advice
And the whole house shakes
Saying keep it in the family hide it
Don’t make the mistakes that I did
Cos it’ll wear your soul away
And I would’ve tried if only it was black and white
But it’s bullet grey
Call you a sinnerman…
You know I only ever took what’s mine
I wanted to tell them
That if I could have lead a different life
But now I need somebody who can ease my mind
You know I need the remedy to cure my vice
Need the valium to sleep at night