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Action Packed Self Destruction

by Jak Locke

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released June 14, 2014

All music and lyrics written by Jak Locke
All instruments and vocals performed by Jak Locke
(except "Repeater" which features Zach Dufrene on keyboard
and Eddie Gandolfi on lead guitar)
© 2014 Jak Locke

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Jak Locke is a multi-genre songwriter and performer based in and native to New Orleans, LA.

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Track Name: Waking In A Mass Grave
I picked the wrong one again
Yeah I could kill for the end
S-something's gonna have to break but for sweet good-goodness sake
There's so much more I can take
I'll suck it down til it bleeds
And while I fail to succeed
Oh there'll be plenty of time for Brother Sisyphus to climb
Inside my my my my my my my my my mind
Audience or not, I'm gonna sing my song, it say "no one ever wants to live that long"
All the other pretty boys are so serene
You know that nothing worth having ever stays so clean
Keep her wanting more and she will be your slave
I don't dig love, I just dig my grave
But oh! She fakes it so well, just like me
Between us we could make a fabulous tragedy
Cuz they say pain's the quicker ticket to the depth you crave
Don't you know? Yes I knew
And I wasted all my time again, yes I did
And I could trace it and I won't find a thing except
"So you're with me now, are you with me now, you're not with me now"
Love-lover I have to admit there's a thrill in watching it go down as deep as it can
Oh make me more than a man, s-so much more I can stand
Oh how could you never see there's got to be agony
Tortured, bound to the floor and I'm still ready for more
Oh lover, if you're gonna get reckless, what are you waiting for?
Frankie had a dream she'd leave us all behind
She had the mind of a child and a body so fine
She said "if everyone's a star, then I want to be space"
Oh baby maybe should have kept those words behind her face
Now she makes a living in a ninth ward dive
The good news is she's only nauseous when she's alive
But oh! She fakes it so well, just like me
All of the happiness I get from glimpses of her misery
Cuz there's no better victory than watching someone writhe
Don't you know? Yes I knew
And I wasted all my time again, yes I did
And I could trace it and I won't find a thing except
"So you're with me now, are you with me now, you're not with me now"
Oh, how time flies, and lately come to realize
I've been singing this same song for much too long
Yes, much too much i'd rather do and while I've learned a thing or two
If this decade should pass to you here's the best that I can offer you:
Boy, whatever you do, don't you let 'em see you cry
And whatever you do, don't you let 'em see you cry
I erased it and it came back again, yes it did
So let's face it, it's time I find that I don't mind
That I don't mind that I don't mind that I wasted all my time all my time
All my time won't come back again
It's time I find that I don't mind if you're with me now, if they're with me now
They're not with me now
Track Name: Night Never Falls, It Crashes
I think this time the ending's clear
I can feel it I can feel it, it's gonna be a cataclysm, I can't wait til it's here
Life is cheaper than ever, you're worth more if you'd never climbed out of the womb
Existence is free but survival will cost you so pay up until you rot in the tomb
Don't mean nothing if you can't buy it, age comes fast in the dead riot
In the end the only difference you'll find is that your coffin's nicer than mine
Who'd want to be happy if it don't pay?
The mark of success is your cash and prizes
I got nothing to show for my life and I think that I like it that way
Find another distraction, we're just chemical reactions
Repeat opinions from the headlines as if they were your own
It's just a game, it's just a game, all of the fortunes you claim
When no one's paying you can't play it alone
When the currency's hit the bottom, the day of equality's finally come
Anybody that could possibly help are the ones you moved here to get away from
Don't mean nothing if you can't buy it, age comes fast in the dead riot
In the end the only difference you'll find is that your coffin's nicer than mine
Who'd want to be happy if it don't pay?
The mark of success is your cash and prizes
I got nothing to show for my life and I think that I like it that way
Track Name: Dreamless
I hear voices where silence resides
All they speak is demagogue refrains
Lockdown, breakdown, another regicide
Infinite reels of repeated frames
Another worthless seed dispensed
Masochistic ignorance
Just another cold dreamscape to see
I've become my own dream's ghost
Kill the virus, kill the host
I can see the end begins with me
I see the beauty of my beautiful sin
Somewhere behind the screaming tide
The truth's more lucid than it's ever been
The purpose of the universe is to die
Another worthless seed dispensed
Masochistic ignorance
Just another cold dreamscape to see
I've become my own dream's ghost
Kill the virus, kill the host
I can see the end begins with me
Track Name: Repeater
I'm misery with company with nothing to say
Another brakeman on the rail so that the devil can prey
Screaming at the streetlights and I'm bound to be heard
With a pocket full of nothing and a mouth full of words
In the breadline again, I should just call it my home
Fishing change from dirty mouths of the public phones
Daily swallowing the squalor that you've only heard of
All the ashes down below and all the rain from above
You never be nobody, never go nowhere
Got the train comin at me and I just don't care
With my soul on the market and I feel so strange
Nobody's buying anyway, can't break a penny for change
Besides, who'd be there to split the rails if I were to go away?
Another slum rat asking me to spare him a joint
I could pull on the money machine but really what'd be the point?
In the shipwreck of the city where the tragedies sing
And I'm just another echo, watch me ring ring ring
Yeah I'm misery with company, I got nothing new
A broke down repeater with a five nickel view
Screaming at the streetlights and I'm bound to be heard
Say you love me or you hate me, all I'm hearing is words
"You'll never be nobody, never going nowhere"
I got the train coming at me and I just don't care
With my soul on the market and I feel so strange
Nobody's buying anyway, can't break a penny for change
Besides, who'd be there to split the rails if I were to go away?
Track Name: Clock
I can't take anymore now no make up break up not this time
One more time one last time hang up lights out two years all for nothing
Now I've got nothing here but time
Regrets are regression and I'm turning back the
Clock is frozen nothing happens, there's an absence of everything I thought I'd find
My days are mine now to do anything that I want, nothing comes to mind
Don't want to get high with my friends
Think I'll just way til the day ends just waiting on the clock
No feeling, stare at the ceiling, waiting for a grief that will never come
She's crying, I'm trying to accept that I'm completely numb
Dead water that brought her fills up my lungs and I exhale
No changes, what's strange is I'm fully aware it's the final nail
1, 2, 1, 2, 3, 4
Hang out, pretend everything's fine and what worries me is that everything is fine
No agony, no remorse, save for the days that will never again be mine
I hate to say what sounds so cruel
I miss my time more than you
New day, new play, she's on my lap and I'm finding it hard to get into this
Resist, keep distance as a rule, can't afford another cycle of pointlessness
Guess she's just my flavor of the week
Wonder if there's more that I should seek than salvaging the clock
No feeling, stare at the ceiling, waiting for a grief that will never come
She's crying, I'm trying to accept that I'm completely numb
Dead water that brought her fills up my lungs and I exhale
No changes, what's strange is I'm fully aware it's the final nail
No feeling, stare at the ceiling, waiting for a grief that will never come
(I hate to say what sounds so cruel)
She's crying, I'm trying to accept that I'm completely numb
(I miss my time more than you)
Dead water that brought her fills up my lungs and I exhale
(Now I've got nothing here but time)
No changes, what's strange is I'm fully aware it's the final nail
(Regrets are regression and I'm turning back the)
Somebody give me back my time
Or make this all seem real to me
Somebody give me back my time
Or make this all seem real to me
Somebody give me back my time
Or make this all seem real to me
Somebody give me back my time
Or make this all seem real to me
Somebody give me back my time
Or make this all seem real to me
Somebody give me back my time
Or make this all seem real to
Track Name: Midnight Was Always Too Early
The silence I craved scores the tragedies I used to wish for
Midnight was always too early to have any depth
All that I want now is what I refused to see
All that I wanted was beautiful misery
Taking my time til the time tells the tale tethered to me
I should have known that the story would never end well
We found our star but kept it far for fear of burning
Our world was bright, no chance of night, til it kept turning
Midnight was always too early but nothing cuts like too late
Midnight was always too early but nothing cuts like too late
Track Name: Yes Yes
One time, two times, do it again
The sound's not the siren, it's the way back when
Convalescence, obsolescence rinse and repeat
And I just wanna hear the rhythm of a trash can beat
One track mind when the dawn starts to breakin
Money man fakin, precious time takin
Gotta keep it cold, gotta fit a mold, gotta quit the old
Gotta get it sold, no matter what the cost is
Lost this looking in the rearview all the time
Tearin up the vinyl with a jackhammer mind
The wreckage sets in when the walls start to rot
Not a thing can be remembered until it's been forgot
Yes yes y'all! Before my mothership lands
Yes yes! I break it down until it's out of my hands
Yes yes y'all! Time to get a brand new scene
Yes yes y'all! Ridin on a crazy machine!
Yes yes y'all! Before my mothership lands
Yes yes! I break it down until it's out of my hands
Yes yes y'all! Time to get a brand new scene
Yes yes y'all! Ridin on a crazy machine!
Throwback 8-track built to confuse
Rock it like a mountain with the avalanche blues
Static, drums, here it comes:
Breakin off the knob so it comes through right
I like when the room starts to pick up the notion
That I broadcast out with my electrical motions
Rejecting the vow of the hipper-than-thou
Red-level loud before I take a bow
Action packed, self-destruction to a beat
Church of the lo-fi analog elite
Cross the river, follow the noise
Base 89 where the rhythm's deployed
Yes yes y'all! Before my mothership lands
Yes yes! I break it down until it's out of my hands
Yes yes y'all! Time to get a brand new scene
Yes yes y'all! Ridin on a crazy machine!
Yes yes y'all! Before my mothership lands
Yes yes! I break it down until it's out of my hands
Yes yes y'all! Time to get a brand new scene
Yes yes y'all! Ridin on a crazy machine!
I got a hangover drinkin O.E.
I got a hangover drinkin O.E.
I got a hangover drinkin O.E.
It was Scott's idea so now he owes me
I got a hangover drinkin O.E.
I got a hangover drinkin O.E.
I got a hangover drinkin O.E.
It was Scott's idea so now he owes me
Track Name: Riot Trip
Half-formed words in a chaotic mind
I'm a one trick pony at the end of the line
Filling up the air with a silent scream
Now paranoia reigns somewhere between dreams
While I'm still tripping on a dying dream
There's a cell block behind me next to Lethe's stream
No signs that could tie me to a devil's road
Just a blanket of remorse and another load
The end waits for all of us there
There's nothing left that I can call my own
And yes I think it's beautiful
And yes I think it's beautiful
No signs that could tie me to a devil's road
Just a blanket of remorse and another load
No hope no reason
No gate back to Eden
No memory to lead me to the living tomb of conceding
No love to poison me
Just shallow pools of ecstasy
I'm tripping on the riot in my head
The riot in my head
Track Name: Sleazy Sexy
Aw yeah
Everybody knows where the ladies are at this time of night
They all with me baby, oh!
That is, they all gonna be with me
Because, because I got that special soft serve kinda love
Kinda oozes all over the place? Yeah, you know what I mean
I know how to make a woman scream
Oh yes, women are screaming at me all the time
My moms was yelling at me just the other day for leaving the TV tray out
But enough about me. Haha. Let's talk about you. You and me.
Now baby, tell me this
Have you ever done it on the moon?
Well, nobody has
Because you need to wear spacesuits on the moon and that would be kinda awkward
Kinda awkward, I kinda wish I hadn't said that
Kinda awkward like the feeling you get when I say
I want to be the man in your closet watching you undress
I'm sleazy, you're sexy, they both start with an 's'
And when you're trying to ignore me and my line of sight
I tell my friends I was with you last Saturday night
That's right
And girl, when they ask why you're not talking to me
I just tell them that's how I roll
I've moved on to something else already
And they don't need to know that I'm really talking about internet porn
And I haven't really lied, you know, I was sitting at this same table last weekend watching you dance with your friends
We were in the same room so provided we're going by Webster's definitions, I really was with you
With you and all your friends at the same time
I want to be the man in your closet watching you undress
I'm sleazy, you're sexy, they both start with an 's'
And when you're trying to ignore me and my line of sight
I'm memorizing every part of you for later tonight
That's right
Yeah, all right, nuff nuff talk, time for some of my magical action, aw yeah
Tonight i take my stand, I don't need no wingman
No, I'm riding this solo, first class
That girl in the grey, yeah the one who's looking this way
Tonight I'm gonna stick it in her
ooh ooh ooooooh ooh
Have you ever been in a crowded room and were talking to one of your friends
And the whole room goes quiet right before you say something you didn't necessarily want the whole room to hear
Well, that just happened
And now I'm that guy
And so I try to play it off
I say "can you believe he told her he wanted to stick it in her ass?"
Aw, but it's too late, isn't it
So now I'm really riding solo tonight
But baby, it's all your loss
I was just trying to do you a favor, share the wealth
So yeah, you damn right I'll go fuck myself
And lady, let me educate you on a little fact:
I'm so good I bet you I don't even last thirty seconds
So what you got to say now? Damn
I want to be the man in your closet watching you undress
I'm sleazy, you're sexy, they both start with an 's'
And when you're trying to ignore me and my line of sight
I'm memorizing every part of you for later tonight
That's right
Ooh, ooh, ooh
Ooh, ooh, ooh
Track Name: Hannah
Oh there's Hannah, the girl I don't know
And she don't know me, and that's okay
Watch her coming and watch her go
Nothing to see and nothing to say
Hannah, walk on by
Let's not let a good thing die
Hannah, don't say hi
Hi's just prelude to goodbye
Hannah, let's not try
If we don't talk then we can't lie
She might be the most pleasant girl that you've ever seen
Isn't that great?
Or she might have more issues than Time magazine
Isn't that great?
Hannah, walk on by
Let's not let a good thing die
Hannah, don't say hi
Hi's just prelude to goodbye
Hannah, let's not try
If we don't talk then we can't lie
Hannah
Hannah
Hannah
Hannah
Hannah
Hannah
Walk on by, don't say hi
Let's not let a good thing die
If we don't talk then let's not try
Say say say say say say
Goodbye
Goodbye
Goodbye
Goodbye
Track Name: Letter
The town has gone to sleep for now
I think I've got some time to write
Most of these folks you don't know
Though I think you'd be surprised who you might
They said "we're gonna put a play together
Though we don't know yet what it's about
We'll let everybody be in it
So that there's no one left to be in the crowd"
You know, you're ten blocks from the beginning
Sixty miles from the start
A hundred times you'll stake a claim there
A million miles from the mark
I know you think I'm wasting time here
Not sculpting up an image to play
This is my last letter, and here's the last thing I'll say:
While I'm out there wasting time
Maybe you might find
Everything's a waste of time in the right frame of mind
All you left behind
When it hits you blind
Find whatever signs you'll heed to
Here's where I resign