Bane Of My Lifestyle

by Don't Worry

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1.
03:47
I'll never be the man that I wanna be if I keep dragging my feet at every turn Manic depressive, I'm compulsive obsessive I'm becoming a mess, I'll never learn It's harder to breathe with all the leaves on the trees I've got a wheat allergy, or so I'm told But I don't mind, I see my friends all the time and they get harder to find as you get old You've got to question all the company you keep Do your friends stop you from sleeping at night? So much investment in all the confidence you preach Only follow the path if it feels right So much congestion, all the pains in my chest suggest that I'm not the best I've ever been Maybe I should eat less food and drink less booze and prove to you I'm not a waste, I've got all that it takes Constantly conflicted about who I am and still I don't understand I've got it all in my hands Should I let it go? Trickle down the road Through the overgrowth Into the stream it goes
2.
03:11
Send me to sleep 'Cause I don't wanna be in this endless repeat of all the things that I don't wanna see. I just wanna dream for eternity about football teams and all the things that make me happy Why am I so unorganised? If I keep my eyes shut and fixed on the prize then maybe one day we'll be in paradise We're dead on the inside But on the outside we're something else I walked out of the tube station and waited for the bus driver to finish his cigarette so that we could all get on board and he could start the engine. I sat facing backwards looking only at where I'd been and not where I was going and a sense of non-interest and disappointment flooded my brain. I couldn't wait to get home to carry on feeling this way. But once I was at home I would be alone and more comfortable, and my eyes wouldn't be bouncing around in my head like the numbers on the national lottery. Why am I so unorganised? If I keep my eyes shut and fixed on the prize then maybe one day we'll be in paradise
3.
01:21
I woke up with a sense of self hate Open to the idea that I'm a closed book As the milk from that coffee curdles in my stomach and I look down at my body It's detached and intangible and all it really wants is to be left alone Yeah you always look the wrong way I'm not boring. I've been here for days Still you always ignore me
4.
Corinthians on the table with heads as big as mine Simply told it's a fable: how to lose a mind Stalactite all night Hanging from and onto sentiments best left behind The wily alabaster Moonlight refracts through the grey Orchestrating hallucinations That tree looks like a face and it's late Break it Submit to failure Running home's the final straw No more messing about The pyric salamander keeping the black dogs at bay All the day's small humiliations making certain they stay... ...awake
5.
Checking messages Telic friendships Did you do enough? Did you say the right things? So unusual Orson Welles and Method Man Mean it Do you mean it? I've got chalk on my boots Sorry You don't know what you mean Receding like the waves When your hair's all gone Serenity will drift back in I hope you get there I hope you get there

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Cassette tapes available from us, as well as Beth Shalom Records (UK), and Backpack Records (EU)

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released November 18, 2016

Don’t Worry is:

Ronan Van Kehoe - Vocals & Guitar
Samuel J. Watson - Vocals & Guitar
Jack “Dick” Byrne - Drums
Conor Bond - Bass & Backing Vocals

All songs and lyrics by Ronan Van Kehoe & Samuel J. Watson.
All songs arranged and performed by Don’t Worry.

Bane Of My Lifestyle was recorded, engineered, mixed, and mastered by Bob Cooper at Crooked Rain Studios, Leeds, UK - August 2016.

Rainstick on track 1 by Bob Cooper.

Cover photograph by Jim Brown, 2001.
Cover illustration by Harry Watson.
Design and layout by Ronan Van Kehoe & Samuel J. Watson.

Ⓟ + © Don't Worry 2016 all rights reserved.

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