Weakling

by Matt Lebofsky

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Sven B. Schreiber (sbs) Matt Lebofsky is a multi-instrumentalist and composer of abounding creativity, who's steadily pushing the limits of rock music. Besides his extensive solo activity, he also appears in some other highly recommendable projects, like "miRthkon", "Bodies Floating Ashore", "Fuzzy Cousins", and "Mumble & Peg", just to name a few of my favorites. After listening to one of his albums, you can never excpect that the next one will sound the same. Always be prepared for jaw-dropping surprises! Favorite track: Incredible Options Have You No Shame.
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Spit Baptism 03:14
Happiness now in the wakey zone Dark wisdom kissed in my ear Rising from dead Toasting stale bread I don't know anyone here Happiness now is a dial tone Seeing how far I could throw Placing a bet Stinking of sweat Pain when my heart beats too slow Happiness now is another bone Chewed up before it was mine Smells like the past Granted half-assed Plucked out from my brother's spine Happiness now is a giant stone Tied to my heart with your hair Dragging me down Out of this town Can't tell what's water or air.....
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Black Thumb 00:34
Plants are pretty Sometimes not But nevertheless I can't keep them alive I've got a black thumb Water Sun Fertilizer Mulch Prayer Nothing works at all Don't ask my to babysit your posies I will kill them
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The big man stands before you And taps his foot in time He winks - sarcastic gesture Or is it that I'm afraid of confrontation Even if just perceived There's no real indication That this guy is peeved If I had a hammer or a sharp knife or a gun I could make a statement without hurting anyone The small man weeps before you Reveals an empty hand He pleads for my forgiveness I don't understand Afraid of all my weapons He thinks I'm in control I am a normal person Can't you feel my soul? If I had a hammer or a sharp knife or a gun I could make a statement without hurting anyone If I had a hammer or a sharp knife or a gun I would rule the planet Come on people have some fun
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You thought you were cruising But you see you're losing altitude Now the engine's stalling You can feel you're falling and you brood Dreaming Believing It's the captain talking Every word she's balking Quiet/loud No one wants to listen Stare at ice that glistens in the cloud Coping and hoping I take your hand and take command I swear that it will be okay I'm sure we'll land just like we planned I'm certain it will be okay Or if we crash the molten ash feels no pain And that's okay Oh the pressure's dropping Seems the world is stopping for a while Suddenly we're lifting And your mind is drifting and you smile Over and over I take your hand and take command I swear that it will be okay I'm sure we'll land just like we planned I'm certain it will be okay Or if we crash the molten ash feels no pain And that's okay That's okay
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Breaking her heart while you're copying art Nothing else matters Buying a home in a liquefy zone Nothing else matters Fearing the worst is like quenching your thirst Nothing else matters Thinking up jokes while the reactor smokes Nothing else matters You search for trivial answers For questions always said But why does everyone cry when you're dead: Why?! Why?! Why?! Why?! Losing your loan or forgetting your phone Nothing else matters Breaking your head over eating of bread Nothing else matters You look up maps and menus But never look inside No wonder you repeat the following You died Why?! Why?! Why?! Why?!
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This Again 04:54
He stood alone Waits for the train Thoughts of a place lost in his brain Should give him hope But there's the pain He climbs aboard and stares outside Window reveals the valley wide Stuck in this tube Nowhere to hide
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Might have had a worthwhile career But then a friend of a friend hands you an ice cold beer Drink down Can't pass up that opportunity When the mayor of the city holds a shiny key It's now your town People think you're rich but you're piss poor Just be careful what you wish for Wanted to see what's behind this door Just be careful what you wish for Build you bank but you lose all trust When the spotlight hits the back of your head And you're just shadow Bash out the hits and the big crowd stays But they still go on and on about the good old days Sink slow below People think you're rich but you're piss poor Just be careful what you wish for Wanted to see what's behind this door Just be careful what you wish for And the last guy they will miss more Just be careful what you wish for 'cuz you'll still die People like to blame Whose fault? It's your Just be careful what you wish for 'cuz you'll still die
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The keepers with their bitter hearts Will cast a spell in many parts Their shackles twisted, rusted But unlocked as if I'm trusted I don't want to be here I don't want to be here I don't want to be here I don't want to be here I don't want to be here
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Look at me - I'm a fool And the words will keep me trapped inside the school And actions And your dreams inside my head I'll kill another year Festering inside of here And kill another And I'll sleep more And I'll sleep some more And I'll eat more And I'll eat some more And I'll wish more And I'll wish some more And I'll age more And I'll age some more Sundown sundown Sundown sundown I'll pull myself up off the ground The kitchen light Painfully bright An empty salt shaker An empty cabinet Use a dog bowl instead An empty cupboard Except a few crumbs of bread An empty oven But the burners are red Put my hand down Till the demons all fled Another year Another year I'll make it somehow Not sure when Not now It'll happen someday Until then you pray Look at me - I'm a fool And my words will find me thrown into the pool Incredible options HAVE YOU NO SHAME
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Somewhere 00:50
I believe in somewhere Fantasies of somewhere But I've been to somewhere else instead Will I find that somewhere? Maybe there's no somewhere Matching dreams of somewhere in my head
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released October 19, 2015

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Matt Lebofsky Oakland

I am/was in many bands. Bodies Floating Ashore, Monstrika, Secret Chiefs 3, miRthkon, MoeTar, Faun Fables, Research & Development, Fuxedos, Three Piece Combo, Fuzzy Cousins, Mumble & Peg. Herein you'll find my solo stuff and other oddities, pretty much entirely played/recorded by me unless noted otherwise. ... more

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