Standing Still

by DownTown Mystic

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released January 1, 2011

Produced By: Robert Allen & Ben Elliott

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Track Name: Backdoor
Late one night after a show
A pretty young lady came by smilin’ low
And I could plainly see she had a look of love in her eyes

Well I felt I had nothin’ to lose
Since I came down with the “no invitation blues”
And if there’s one thing I hate, you know I hate to refuse

The ride was real fine back to her place
And as my eyes fell slowly down from her face
I noticed something big, shiny and bright

On her hand was this diamond ring
Forty of the biggest carats I had ever seen
And it quickly raised a question to my mind

And I said woman is there a backdoor to this place?
Cause in the morning I don’t want to see your man’s face
I said shut out the lights and lock the doors
You know I wish you wouldn’t tell ‘bout his forty-four
Hey woman is there a backdoor to this place?

I figured that I’d play it cool
You know I didn’t want to be in the late late news
So I did what I had to do and then I headed for the door

Well wouldn’t you know that right about then
I could hear the key of her old man
So I retraced my steps and made my exit for that backdoor

I said open that door so I can run for my life
Thank you for the evenin’ y’know it’s really been nice
Take good care of your health and may we never meet again

Well I was up there singin’ next night at the show
And who should I see in the very first row
But the smilin’ little lady and her big old man

And I said woman is there a backdoor to this place?
Cause in the morning I don’t want to see your man’s face
I said shut out the lights and lock the doors
You know I wish you wouldn’t tell ‘bout his forty-four
Hey woman is there a backdoor to this place?

©2010 Sha-La Music, Inc.
Track Name: Believe
When I feel your body next to me
Seems like it was always meant to be

And I can hardly stand
And I can barely breathe

Every time I hear you call my name
The sound of your voice helps light the flame

And I can hardly stand
And I can barely breathe

There’s something every heart can see
Love is all you need to believe

Once there was a time when I was down
Didn’t think there was hope to be found

And I could hardly stand
And I could barely breathe

There’s something every heart can see
Love is all you need to believe

When I feel your body next to me
Seems like it was always meant to be

And I can hardly stand
And I can barely breathe

There’s something every heart can see
Love is all you need to believe
Search your heart and you will receive
Love is all you need to believe

©2010 Sha-La Music, Inc.
Track Name: Hard Enough
Well she’s a sweetheart of a girl
She puts your head in a whirl
Just like a beauty in a magazine

And when you’re lying in bed
Already feeling half dead
She spins you round like on a record machine

But it gets hard enough to love her
It’s just a matter of time before you lose your mind
Cause it gets hard enough to love her
If she don’t get her way baby says she’s not gonna stay

You know she’s every boy’s dream
With skin like peaches and cream
She stops you cold with just a wink of an eye

And when she takes you in hand
She says you’re her only man
You know you feel like such a lucky guy

But it gets hard enough to love her
She won’t take it slow cause she’s got places to go
Yeah it gets hard enough to love her
You won’t have a clue that she’s found somebody new

Beware my friend cause you’re gonna
find yourself on the raw end
she don’t care what you do
because she has so many more fools like you

Well she’s a sweetheart of a girl
She puts your head in a whirl
Just like a beauty in a magazine

And when you’re lying in bed
Already feeling half dead
She spins you round like on a record machine

But it gets hard enough to love her
You better learn to dance cause it’s your only chance
Yeah it gets hard enough to love her
It’s just a matter of time before you lose your mind
Cause it gets hard enough to love her
Oh don’t tell her no cause she’s got places to go
Yeah it gets hard enough to love her
She’s gonna give you the blues
And put you out with yesterday’s news
Yes she will

©2010 Sha-La Music. Inc.
Track Name: Standing Still
An old story
Still haunts me
Heartbreak from the past

Then one day
It came my way
The die had been cast

And I felt the world was falling down
But my heart was standing still

They were taken
Left forsaken
A bad dream made real

You were stronger
Did you long for
A heart that would heal

And you felt the world was falling down
But your heart was standing still
Did you know The Wheel keeps turning around?
Was that why you were standing still?

And you found that new love
Someone to replace
All the times without
there was no doubt
when you saw my face

An old story
Still haunts me
Heartbreak from the past

Then one day
It came my way
The die had been cast

And I felt the world was falling down
But my heart was standing still
And I know The Wheel keeps turning around
but that’s why I’m standing still

©2010 Sha-La Music, Inc.
Track Name: Modern Ways
Every now and then
I wish that I could find a way
To hide myself from people
Who just can’t tell night from day

They’re spammin’ your computer
And they nag you on your cell phone
They hound you with their fears
And they won’t leave you all alone
All they want is all your money and everything you own

You know I can’t live in your world
Cause it’s hard enough to live in mine
The choice is yours to live
With an option on the dotted line

And you can’t say yes
And you know you can’t say no
You’re stuck out on the edge with no place left to go
You either come inside or you drop your pride nice and slow

Modern ways of livin’
Modern ways to help you lose your mind
Rockin’ in the modern age
You know that it ain’t a crime

And you can’t say yes
And you know you can’t say no
You’re stuck out on the edge with no place left to go
You either come inside or you drop your pride nice and slow

Every now and then
I wish that I could find a way
To hide myself from people
Who just can’t tell night from day

They’re spammin’ your computer
And they nag you on your cell phone
They hound you with their fears
And they won’t leave you all alone
All they want is all your money and everything you own

©2010 Sha-La Music, Inc.
Track Name: Better Day
Don’t hide your heart
Don’t you hide it from me
You’ve been running all this time
From what used to be

Don’t lose your love
Don’t you throw it away
You’ve been waiting all your life
For a better day

You try hard
To say things you don’t mean
Seems so sad when you’re crying deep inside
For the love that you need

Don’t hide your heart
Don’t you keep it from me
You’ve been lying to yourself
That you can’t break free

Don’t take your love
Don’t you turn it away
You’ve been waiting all this time
For a better day

You pretend
That you don’t really care
Can’t you see everyone’s been pushed aside
Until nobody’s there

Don’t lose your love
Don’t you throw it away
You’ve been waiting all your life
For a better day

Don’t take your love
Don’t you turn it away
You’ve been waiting all this time
For a better day

You’ve been hurt
And your hope is at an end
But believe if you trust then you will find
The love tomorrow can bring

Don’t hide your heart
Don’t you hide it from me
You’ve been running all this time
From what used to be

Don’t lose your love
Don’t you throw it away
You’ve been waiting all your life
For a better day

©2010 Sha-La Music, Inc.
Track Name: Rise And Fall #2
Met me this fine looking woman ages ago
Said she’d be a friend to me
Such a thrill to meet somebody you’ve never known
Someone you feel could set you free

And I fell inside her eyes
Fell for all her lies
The stillness in her smile
Made this young boy’s heart
Rise and fall

Said come along with me boy, I need your kind
Make you feel like nothing you ever been
But I feel that I should warn you before you stay
It may take you a long time to leave me someday

And I fell inside her eyes
Fell for all her lies
The stillness in her smile
Made this young boy’s heart
Rise and fall
(repeat chorus)

Now tell me baby what it means to you
When you find someone you can use

Met me this fine looking woman ages ago
Said she’d be a friend to me
Such a thrill to meet somebody you’ve never known
Someone you feel could set you free

Said sorry boy I warned you but you could not resist
Just another victim for my list

And I fell inside her eyes
Fell for all her lies
The stillness in her smile
Made this young boy’s heart
Rise and fall

©2010 Sha-La Music, Inc.
Track Name: Sometimes Wrong
Last night I cried
When she told me she was leaving
I felt it deep inside
Can this pain in here be misleading

Cause sometimes I feel my heart
Is gonna break right up in two
And I wonder could it be my love
Is sometimes wrong

How can it be
That so many times I’ve been mistaken
No matter how I try
I often find that I’ve been forsaken

Cause sometimes I feel my heart
Is gonna break right up in two
And I wonder could it be my love
Is sometimes wrong

Sometimes I feel like I’m going crazy
Sometimes I don’t even know myself

And sometimes I feel my heart
Is gonna break right up in two
And I wonder could it be my love
Is sometimes wrong

And I wonder could it be my love
Is sometimes wrong

Sometimes I feel like I’m going crazy
Sometimes I don’t even know myself

And sometimes I feel my heart
Is gonna break right up in two
And I wonder could it be my love
Is sometimes wrong

©2010 Sha-La Music, Inc.
Track Name: Shade Of White
The painting that hangs on my wall
It doesn’t really make sense at all
But then it starts to go to my head
And now I see something instead

A field of fallen snow
A shade of white

A field of fallen snow
A shade of white

Dark fall colors
Ebb and flow
Brings back time
Frozen still

The painter painting his own affairs
Does he know that anybody cares
Cause somehow I know that it’s me
This painting I bought it you see

A field of fallen snow
A shade of life

Dark fall colors
Ebb and flow
Brings back time
Frozen still

A field of fallen snow
A shade of

©2010 Sha-La Music, Inc.
Track Name: Losing My Mind (Too Many Times)
I’m losing my mind and my faith has been fading
Living in the Land of the Free

Too many times
Has a promise been broken
Too many times talk was cheap

Too many times
Have the same lies been spoken
Too many times trust was weak

I’m losing my mind and my faith has been fading
Living in the Land of the Free

Too many times
Has the best been forgotten
Too many dreams out of reach
Too many times
Have the hopes been for nothin’
Too many sad memories

I’m losing my mind and my faith has been fading
Living in the Land of the Free
Time after time all the plans that are wasting
But it’s one too many times for me

Too many eyes that have
Grown to tired and no longer see
Too many hearts that have
Lost their love and are no longer free

Too many times
Has a promise been broken
Too many times talk was cheap

I’m losing my mind and my faith has been fading
Living in the Land of the Free

Too many eyes that have
Grown to tired and no longer see
Too many hearts that have
Lost their love and are no longer free

Too many times
Has the best been forgotten
Too many dreams out of reach

I’m losing my mind and my faith has been fading
Living in the Land of the Free
Time after time all the plans that are wasting
But it’s one too many times for me

We’re losing our minds and our faith has been fading
Living in the Land of the Free
Time after time all the plans that are wasting
But it’s one too many times for We

©2010 Sha-La Music, Inc.
Track Name: History
They stepped into the future
Somewhere in 1955
The sound was getting hotter
That made this country come alive
And soon the kids were playing records
Blasting out on their hi-fis

From Waters cool & Muddy
Came Elvis, Chuck and Jerry lee
And then along came Buddy Holly
Dancing to a different beat
They stepped into the future
And made a little history

They rocked in Memphis and New Orleans
Chicago, Philly, NYC
And when the West Coast started jumpin
Rock’n’roll was guaranteed

Who knows what things can happen
When someone starts to turn a key
Cause when that door begins to open
You just might be the one to see
Someone step into the future
And make a little history

You just might step into the future and make a little history
Come on let’s step into the future and make a little history

©2010 Sha-La Music, Inc.
Track Name: Rise And Fall
Met me this fine looking woman ages ago
Said she’d be a friend to me
Such a thrill to meet somebody you’ve never known
Someone you feel could set you free

And I fell inside her eyes
Fell for all her lies
The stillness in her smile
Made this young boy’s heart
Rise and fall

Said come along with me boy, I need your kind
Make you feel like nothing you ever been
But I feel that I should warn you before you stay
It may take you a long time to leave me someday
And I fell inside her eyes
Fell for all her lies
The stillness in her smile
Made this young boy’s heart
Rise and fall

Met me this fine looking woman ages ago
Said she’d be a friend to me
Said sorry boy I warned you but you could not resist
Just another victim for my list

And I fell inside her eyes
Fell for all her lies
The stillness in her smile
Made this young boy’s heart
Rise and fall

©2010 Sha-La Music, Inc.