What Do I Know?

by Forest Marchini

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released September 3, 2008

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Track Name: Unscrew Corks
Unscrew Corks

He may be 23 but he's no me, baby, he's no me
And she may be 19 but she's not free, maybe she could be
Free...

So I sigh and sing myself to sleep beneath a Simpson's sky
All I ever asked of you was to unscrew corks in my eyes
What a wonderland we'd find

Lonely nights, we're not the types to lead diluted lives
That's why we try
These keys see my dreams and so can she see the me I'll be
When I'll be
Free...

Oooooh what a blunder running under the sun, my friend
What a wonder I am still myself in the end
Once I waited under thunder over head
What a wonder I am still myself in
The end
Track Name: Angel
Angel

Did your feet finally touch the ground
and now your soul's in the lost and found
well baby girl you know it's gonna be alright

Did your little head hit the clouds
and on the way back down
you saw a side of this world
that spun you as you fell

Angel, pray tell
what's it like in Hell?

Do you feel life's not enough
until the road gets rough
you've learned the things
you think you need to know

But when the days felt like a crime
the nights then ceased to rhyme
I saw you crying
but I'll never tell

Angel, pray tell
what's it like in Hell?
Then I fell
into a carousel

We can disconnect
As soon as I go I know she will forget me
in June I'll be home to blow more opportunities
But we can disinfect
we can turn off our love
and even though our trust is wrecked
it's still not where my mind dwells

When we're well
we'll find how far we fell
Track Name: Please (with Red)
Please (With Red)


My world's swirled with a girl's world
and she would not believe
the trouble I foresee for me

See, I had accepted what everyone said was
nothing short of a little more of a little bore
She wanted it more than me
I can see it easily
I'm on my knees

Please

Now as I lie to a moonlit sky
I find my mind's not mine
Combining with thine in time

Now I've been elected, though under-protected,
as whore imported from lore - what a chore
Her flaunts ignored the we
When night might flee so sleazily
will you ease my dreams?

Please


She said she'd like to shed some light
so I can keep my eyes ahead
She came to me in disguise,
this is what she said
Everything we keep in sight seems a little bit bred by dread
Even in the brightest light, with eyes closed all we see is red

I said we have to change our minds
if we ever wana get ahead
If you believe the blame's all mine,
insight's inside yourself instead
Everything we keep in sigh seems a little bit
bred by dread
Even in the brightest light, with eyes closed all we see is red


Now I've been elected, though underprotected as whore imported from lore - what a chore
Her flaunts ignored the we
When night might flee so sleasily
She leaves bereaved

Please

My world's swirled with a girl's world
But I do not foresee anything but glee for me
Track Name: What Do I Know?
What Do I Know?

For all that's going right
seems more is going wrong
and it's bringing me down, you see

For all that's gold in life,
seems more and more is bronze
and it's slowly drowning me

For lack of better words
I was down and out
Couldn't find a job in this town
Until my life, I turned around
I stayed a slob, sleeping on the ground

And then a train to take
it felt a little bit like a big break
Life came with a job and a house
and a girl in a pretty little flowered blouse

But oh, what do I know?

What do I know?
Where do I go?
Curses we throw
Unable to choose, now that we're used
What do we do?

Down and out to up and in
My money didn't change which skin I'm in
I woke up and I left
I am blessed to rest interest in jest

Do you ever feel like me?
Do you ever feel like me?
Do you have a field like me?
Do you ever feel a little bit like me?

For all that's going right
seems more is going wrong
and it's bringing me down, you see

For all that's gold in life,
seems more and more is bronze
and it's slowly drowning me

Oh, what do I know?
Track Name: Heartstrings Clipped
Oh woe is me
the one that I love has to leave

So soon after I found you I love you so
beautiful girl
so soon after you found me you're torn I know
cruel world
Track Name: Lizzie Says
Lizzie Says

Lizzie asks if my cigarette tastes better than a kiss
these days I've come to count on her like a drug
Confusable, reusable and wounded I am sprawled
trying to inspire love

Well she's armed with legs
and if looks could kill
you know that I'd be halfway to hell
and if her mind had pockets
they'd be full of shells

Lizzie sits alone and writes me
just to judge the faults she sees
but still it's all I want to hear her voice
The days are gone when she was wrong
and now I'm only writing songs
to try to feel like I have any choice

Well she's trying hard to act unkind
I can see her heart's still mine
Every time I try to cry
the only line inside my mind is
Lizzie says

Lizzie's lived and loved and lost
and lusted over little thoughts
but now the time has come to get me back
The same old game of blame's a shame
but now she knows I feel her pain
She always seems to disregard the facts

Well she's trying hard to act unkind
I can see her heart's still mine
Every time I try to cry
the only line inside my mind is

Lizzie says yes
and Lizzie says no
well Lizzie makes me guess
'cause what Lizzie says I don't know
Track Name: Love Again
Love Again

Red roses all around the room
That's how I feel about you
That's how I feel about you

Dimpled dreams of velvet thoughts,
I sleep to the sound of you
That's how I feel about you

And if you feel it's real,
whatever has swept up
and chimed our minds
A subtle wind has willed
our souls collide
And as I vibrate,
this fling is feeling a lot like
love again
love again
love again
It's feeling a lot like
love again
love again
love again

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