eightynine

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released February 10, 2017

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Track Name: eightynine
eightynine heartbeats
dance in the summer breeze
eightynine footsteps
from point A to point me
eightynine journeys
to tell my story
and I’ll rest in mine
times eightynine
and I’ll rest in mine
this eighytnine
Track Name: Mars
Verse
I’ve heard it said before
Don’t win the battle and lose the war
Chasing after the settling of a score
Will only leave you lying dead on the floor
In my chest lies a purple heart
Bruised and battered from being torn apart
On my way across the galaxies and stars
As I tried to find an audience with Mars

Pre-Chorus:
And get the god of war on my side
But my trouble multiplied when he said

Chorus:
Little girl, little girl
You’re so far away from your world
And all this time you spent
Laboring for revenge
Won’t amount to anything
You’re a peasant and he’s the king
But if you really wanna lay him low
My price is your immortal soul
So I say let it go

Verse:
So blind and full of rage
I signed my name and I promised to pay his wage
All at once I could see laid out before me
King, and country and what’s left of my family
Then in my chest, that old purple heart
Started pounding like it wanted to depart
And head back to the warmth of home and hearth
To the love of the ones who held me close from the start

Pre-chorus:
Then the god of war saw my eyes
And again, to my surprise, he said

Chorus

Verse:
He said
Young one let me tell you true
You poison him it’ll poison you
Not right away but before it’s thru
Your heart will turn dark with an evil you never knew (x2)

Pre-chorus:
And I said
Listen to me Mars
I’ve traveled cross the stars
I’ve come way too far
To leave things as they are

Chorus II:
And he said
Little girl little girl
As you wish I unfurl
The flag of death over his head
By end of day he will be dead
But you will feel his pain and yours
And all your family endures
You’ll lose your life when he loses his
I hope you feel that it’s worth it
I told you let it go
You didn’t let it go

Ending:
So now I’m here lying dead on the floor
I won the battle but I lost the war
Track Name: Push Comes To Shove
Verse:
I know you
Better than you think that I do
Broke your rules
And laughed in the face of your walls
Cried with you
When the weight of the world started pulling you down
And rejoiced with you
When again you spread your wings and rose above it all

Pre-chorus:
So now I'm steady confused
About this message from you

Chorus:
You said it's over it's done
Sure we had a good run
But now I know I'm the one
That you can throw to the wolves
When push comes to shove
No bullets left in your gun
Familiar ties have all come undone
Cuz now I know I'm the one
That you can throw to the wolves
When push comes to shove

Verse:
Me and you
Didn't make sense from the jump but we knew
What makes two
Strong one plus strong one makes a bond so true
At least it was for me
I thought you'd have my back indefinitely
Cuz I know you've seen
Into the heart of me since we were eighteen

Pre-chorus:
So I'm steady confused
About this message from you

Chorus
You said it's over it's done
Sure we had a good run
But now I know I'm the one
That you can throw to the wolves
When push comes to shove
No bullets left in your gun
Familiar ties have all come undone
Cuz now I know I'm the one
That you can throw to the wolves
When push comes to shove

Bridge:
When the going got tough
I never thought you'd be the one to go
Leave us in ashes and dust
When the rubber meets the road
Didn't think you'd deny me
Before the rooster three times crowed
But I guess I was wrong
Didn't really know you

Chorus:
You said it's over it's done
Sure we had a good run
But now I know I'm the one
That you can throw to the wolves
When push comes to shove
No bullets left in your gun
Familiar ties have all come undone
Cuz now I know I'm the one
That you can throw to the wolves
Throw to the wolves
You said it's over it's done
Sure we had a good run
But now I know I'm the one
That you can throw to the wolves
When push comes to shove
No bullets left in your gun
Familiar ties have all come
Have all come undone
Cuz now I know I'm the one
That you can throw to the wolves
When push comes to shove
Track Name: That's Why I Love You
Verse
So you say that you wanna know the ways that I love you
I'm not sure that you have the time
For me to really try to sit down here and tell you
All the millions of ways that you make my heart smile

Chorus:
Cuz it's the way that your smile steals across your face
It's the way that I feel when I'm in your embrace
It's the love in your eyes when you look at me
It's how we talk across a room without needing to speak
It's the heat of your skin as it touches mine
How I believe it when you say that you'll love me for a lifetime
That's why

Vamp:
That's why I love you, yeah yeah yeah
That’s why I love you, yeah yeah
That’s why I love you, yeah yeah yeah
That’s why I love you

Verse:
I don't even know if the words I have are enough now
To let you know how I feel
But imma do everything in my power I can do
To let you know the deal
Know the deal

Chorus
It's the way that your smile steals across your face
It's the way that I feel when I'm in your embrace
It's the love in your eyes when you look at me
It's how we talk across a room without needing to speak
It's the heat of your skin as it touches mine
How I believe it when you say that you'll love me for a lifetime
That's why

Vamp:
That's why I love you, yeah yeah yeah
That’s why I love you, yeah yeah
That’s why I love you, yeah yeah yeah
That’s why I love you


Bridge:
I'm just scratching the surface
Of all the ways that you're worth it
You have my heart, and you deserve it
And I'll spend my life, telling you why
Chorus:
Cuz it's the way that your smile steals across your face
It's the way that I feel when I'm in your embrace
It's the love in your eyes when you look at me
It's how we talk across a room without needing to speak
It's the heat of your skin as it touches mine
How I believe it when you say that you'll love me for a lifetime
That's why

Vamp:
That's why I love you, yeah yeah yeah
That’s why I love you, yeah yeah
That’s why I love you, yeah yeah yeah
That’s why I love you
That's why I love you, yeah yeah
That’s why I love you, yeah
That’s why I love you, yeah yeah
That’s why I love you

Ending:
So you say that you wanna know the ways that I love you
I'm not sure that you have the time
Track Name: Mississippi
Verse:
Fount of the river
Three foot by three
I can cross over
So easily
What’s to become of
This trickling stream
Answers are only known
In God’s dreams
For the

Chorus:
M-I-S-S-
I-S-S-
I-P-P-I
Oh me oh my
For the M-I-S-S-
I-S-S-
I-P-P-I
Oh me oh my

Verse:
Young river
Trying to breathe
You’ve gotten bigger but
Your waters ain’t deep
Little by little
You’re picking up steam
But don’t be impatient
Cuz growing ain’t cheap
For

Chorus:
M-I-S-S-
I-S-S-
I-P-P-I
Oh me oh my
For the M-I-S-S-
I-S-S-
I-P-P-I
Oh me oh my

Verse:
Oh rushing river
Shake hands with the sea
You’ve carried your cargo
From point A to point B
From cold Minnesota
On thru Tennessee
Finally ending up
In the Big Easy
Oh the

Chorus:
Chorus:
M-I-S-S-
I-S-S-
I-P-P-I
Oh me oh my
Oh the M-I-S-S-
I-S-S-
I-P-P-I
Oh me oh my

Verse:
Oh mighty river
Wash over me
Let your currents remind me
Of the powers that be
And how all of the greatness
That lies inside me
Has to develop
Like the great Mississippi
Track Name: Same Room
Verse:
I know what it feels like
To have your heart spread all over the world
Heart spread all over the world
Time zones and mileage
Are my greatest enemies
Greatest enemies
Cuz I don’t know where you are
And you don’t know where I am
And all I want is to be holding your hand
Airports and highways
Can take us where we wanna go
Take us where we wanna go
By land, sea or air
We’re gonna get there
Eventually

Chorus:
Dear heart, I know it’s hard
To be so far apart
And I wanna be next to you
Do all of the things we used to do
When your heart and my heart
Were in the same room
In the same room

Verse:
I’m so tired of feeling like
My heart’s spread all over the world
Heart’s spread all over the world
Heartache in letters
Sent between me and you
Between me and you
And I try to invite you to my life
By the glow of computer screen lights
And I wish that would suffice
When we’re face to face but can’t touch
It makes me miss you just as much
Just as much
Cuz nothing we do, nothing we try
Can bridge the divide

Chorus:
Dear heart, I know it’s hard
To be so far apart
And I wanna be next to you
Do all of the things we used to do
When your heart and my heart
Were in the same room
In the same room

Bridge:
Short reunions for the rest of our lives
I guess that’s how we will survive

Chorus:
Dear heart, I know it’s hard
To be so far apart
And I wanna be next to you
Do all of the things we used to do
When your heart and my heart
Were in the same room
In the same room

Ending:
I know what it feels like
To have your heart spread all over the world
Track Name: BlackGirlMagic
Verse:
Little girl five years old
She’s already been told
That what she’s got ain’t good enough
A princess always wears a crown
Over long hair flowing down
Never over braids or Afro puffs

Well I was that little girl
Learning hatred for my curls
And I tried to burn ‘em straight
Til a new reality
Broke through and settled over me
That God Herself in love had made

Chorus:
Black girl magic
Black girl magic
I got
Black girl magic
In my hair in my skin
In my veins in my hips
In my soul don’t you know
That I got
Black girl magic
Black girl magic

Verse:
Hello world, you’ve had a lot to say
About who I am and it hasn’t been easy
Despite the ways you’ve tried to deny this
Imma tell you that my Black life matters
And what I got you can’t take it from me
Cuz God above in love yeah She gave it to me

Chorus:
Black girl magic
Black girl magic
I got
Black girl magic
In my hair in my skin
In my veins in my hips
In my soul don’t you know
That I got
Black girl magic
Black girl magic

Bridge:
So if you’re thin or thick
Or poor or rich
Or they call you a bitch
I’m talking to y’all
If you’re loud or shy
Whether you read or write
If you’re dark or light
I’m talking to y’all
If you’re young or old
Or meek or bold
Do the telling or get told
I’m talking to y’all
If you’re on tiptoe
Or dropping it low
Or got not rhythm to show
I’m talking to ya’ll
Cuz we got

Chorus
Black girl magic
Black girl magic
We got
Black girl magic
In our hair in our skin
In our veins in our hips
In our souls so let ‘em know
That we got
Black girl magic
Black girl magic