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Medication (Music: Boshart/SIlverstein, Lyrics: Told) We’ll keep calm and carry on with good intentions. They’ll prescribe the rights and wrongs until we’re perfect. So maybe one day we’ll be safe, in control and full of grace, Never making a mistake, so flawless.

Cut us deeper to the core, we won’t feel a thing. Imperfections we ignore, embrace indifference

I wish this wasn’t all so hard, to be yourself and not on guard, To stop the racing in your heart, we’ll fight it.

Put me under now I’m powerless.

I’ll take it all, I’ll take it all, I’ll take it.

I can’t breathe without you.

You won’t trust me, I won’t trust you too. You bring me back, you bring me back, you bring me, Medicate me.

Hide me deeper in my shell until I’m all alone. I’m hearing voices in this cell, hallucinating.

I could have sworn I heard it too, a sad and beautiful adieu. It’s telling me what I should do, I follow.

Put me under now I’m powerless I’ll take it all, I’ll take it all I’ll take it.

I can’t breathe without you.

You won’t trust me, I won’t trust you too. You bring me back, you bring me back, you bring me,

Medicate me now.

As I’m turning into this reflection you control me, My body and my mind, my emotions and my pride.

The simplest things became the hardest part now. The easiest parts have taken all my dreams. I’m afraid I’ll never be okay. I’m scared I can’t be happy.

This silence of fear, is not a way to be sincere, And it’s a way to cope, a way to deal, but not for me when I can’t feel, The subtleties that make me want to, be alive and not a statue, Breathe the air, be here to talk to, I’m afraid I’ll never be the same.

Sacrifice (Music and Lyrics: Told) It’s so familiar to me; A gun in your hand, a hole in my chest, and now you strike a match and inhale. It’s now to the point where it’s all so routine.

The anchor’s up, your ship has been sailed. Close your eyes to fight the demons deep within your mind. Satisfy your worst intentions. I’m your sacrifice.

Dressing yourself up to kill; You do this for peace, you do this for love, but you know there has to be loss. Lives torn apart as you’ve hit your mark. You’ll take your share at anyone’s cost.

Close your eyes to fight the demons deep within your mind. Satisfy your worst intentions, I’m your sacrifice.

The metal is cold to lift and to hold, but now my heart feels the warm undertow.

I cannot breathe. The way I feel about you suffocates.

I will not speak. The words I feel about you go to waste.

I will lay here until my body washes up on shore. I’ll sacrifice with everything I believed in before. I’ll get back up and do it again.

forget Your Heart (Music and Lyrics: Told) Fight these eyes, they’re drawing you inside. Signed my name in marker, Watched the clouds as they got darker, felt it start to slip away.

All the schemes were made and plotted all the rules had been forgotten now.

I made it by the skin of my teeth again this time.

I’m waiting, still waiting to get away, and make a change, Seasons last forever in this maze. Forget your heart. It’s weighing you down inside as you confide your life to someone else. Maybe we’re scared to be alone, We’re not prepared to throw the stones and watch them drift out of our control.

I braced my body for the sudden impact that was, More than I ever thought that it would be. And when it knocked me over I’ve never felt more stiff and sober, Now I’m trying to get up and runaway.

I’m wasting, I’m wasting my life away, I’ve gotta change, I’ve gotta burn the book and turn the page.

Forget your heart. It’s weighing you down inside as you confide your life to someone else. Maybe we’re scared to be alone, We’re not prepared to throw the stones, And watch them drift out of our control.

There’s no return to what you had when you started, Before you lost control, you will never recover. Fight these eyes, they’re drawing you inside. Lay down and pretend you’re dead, lay down before you lose control, Lay down and pretend you’re dead, lay down before you lose control.

Forget your heart. It’s weighing you down inside as you confide your life to someone else. Maybe we’re scared to be alone, We’re not prepared to throw the stones, And watch them drift out of our control.

intervention (Music: Boshart, Lyrics: Told) Forgive all my sins. I know I’ll commit them,

I know what will happen when I trade reason for loss of control.

A call to arms, with holes and scars,

With healthy minds we enlist into war.

You will see a shadow cast upon the light you know. There will be an angel weeping tears of blood that stain the earth below. You’ll lose yourself, but you won’t find any peace, you won’t find any hope You’ll lose yourself. Is this where you belong?

You try to avoid it, you try to abstain, But it relentlessly takes it’s control. You must obey, you’ll cower now, You’ve surpassed your threshold for pain.

You will see a shadow cast upon the light you know. There will be an angel weeping tears of blood that stain the earth below. You’ll lose yourself, but you won’t find any peace, you won’t find any hope You’ll lose yourself.

Is this where you be you and not the one who’s trapped inside? You can make a difference, look into your mind. Your memories are what defines who you really are, That’s what makes you special, beautiful. You can still be loved, you are held in such a high regard.

Your blood is contagious, summoning desperation. Your mind is a blur, a chemical spill, you need to wipe it out. You must fight, you must stand, you must believe in yourself.

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You will see a shadow cast upon the world you know. There will be an angel weeping tears of blood that stain the earth below. You’ll lose yourself, but you won’t find any peace, you won’t find any hope. You’ll lose yourself. Is this where you belong?

good Luck WitH Your LiveS

(Music: Boshart/Silverstein, Lyrics: Told)

I’ve looked you right in the face and I have told the worst lies. I’ve put my arms around you and felt nothing at all. I’ve stolen tasteless bread, I’ve assaulted hundreds of cities, paint them red. I’ve taken a thousand miles, and I’ll take a thousand more until you say:

“You can’t bully me, you can’t make me stay, you won’t change.

I hear your whispers calling me, I will turn away. Just like a hunter you will prey, prey on me.”

And the world will let you hang.

I just made a pact with them to always drop you where you land.

I’ll fight for my way, and I’ll say that I’ve changed, I’ll try to convince you you should stay. Wherever you go I’ll be there, making sure you fail.

“You can’t bully me, you can’t make me stay, you won’t change.

I hear your whispers calling me, I will turn away. Just like a hunter you will prey, prey on me. These 7 years have opened my eyes, but I don’t want to live it all again.”

“Ungrateful”, I have been. “Loyalty”, I have none. “No respect”, “no passion”, “Unmotivating”.

texaS MickeY (Music: Boshart/Silverstein, Lyrics: Told) Single file you fall into another empty bottle. Growing larger, trapped inside, and now you cannot swallow all your pride. You’ll fall asleep alone tonight with one day less until you die.

One more time you’ll confirm all our suspicions while you close your eyes and lie. You and I will continue to discover that we’re wasting so much time.

Silver rings piercing the skin, we know you’re keeping secrets, Horizontal memories, too many just to regret. Deep inside, you’ll fall asleep with them tonight, penetrating in your mind. And not just tonight.

One more time, you’ll confirm all our suspicions while you close your eyes and lie. You and I will continue to discover that we’re wasting so much time.

Looking back, all the stupid drama that painted my world black. Holding hands was the gateway drug that led to the mess I’m in.

I won’t give up, but I won’t lie down as you take away my friends.

Don’t try to change me now, Don’t start to judge me now.

I know you’ve I’ve lost your heart I might never get it back.

If you could peer into my past you’d see just how much love I’ve lacked There’s been a hundred lows but there has been a million highs, And now we’re wasting so much time.

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tHe artiSt (Music: Told and Bradford, Lyrics: Told) FThe Artist’s palette falls, the paint is spilled with blood. Someone’s shot him down, left him without his soul. His body’s laid to rest and underground he’ll stay, With hopes to resurrect and live again another day. Now they decide who lives and dies.

His peers won’t come around, they’re too disgraced to face, Another soldier down, his life’s work a waste. And now these walls are bare, no one pretends to care,

A distant memory, his masterpiece in disrepair.

Now, they decide who lives, and dies. They will hold you back.

We stand tall and illuminate. We fight through and prevail. We don’t stop when you’d be giving up. We won’t ever fail.

A martyr takes his hand to make him live again.

With savage sleight of hand he’ll force his legs to stand.

A sick and gutless joke, a serenading hoax.

Interrupted peace, a waste of time, a pathetic excuse for hope.

The sleepless nights have no compassion, and the dreams that come aren’t true.

A charade of lies unconscious, and so much left to be proved.

But the sun will rise and fall again, and the nights will start to shorten. The memories will fade into darkness. You can’t let it go.

But your world is turned upside down. It’s a panic you can’t release. Once you have it you just can’t ever ignore it. That’s when you realize your best days are behind you. And all you’ll ever live for is regret, you can’t it take it away.

Burning HeartS

The blood is rushing to my head. This room is spinning round the bed.

A flashing image perforates, tarnishes memories of grace.

A bursting bond reforms into this shape.

And if my body makes it out unscathed and saved from broken vows,

A promise spoken leaves me holding on.

I just can’t get ahold of why we always hurt the ones we love? Can burning hearts still keep us strong?

(Music: Boshart, Lyrics: Told)

A crack has formed in the foundation.

The floor is falling out from under me.

A pleading loser makes his case, a liar shakes his head and breaks,

A life of honor turns into his shame.

And if my body makes it out unscathed and saved from broken vows,

A promise spoken leaves me holding on.

I just can’t get ahold of why we always hurt the ones we love? Can burning hearts still keep us strong?

It’s all my fault. This eagle’s flying down below where shadows fall. Now it’s sinking in, that I’m sinking into this place I never thought I’d crawl. You can’t trust me, I’m not worthy, you won’t ever feel this way. The storm is moving overhead. The wind is blowing back we’ve been misled.

And if my body makes it out unscathed and saved from broken vows,

A promise spoken leaves me holding on.

I just can’t get ahold of why we always hurt the ones we love? Can burning hearts still keep us strong?

darLing HarBour

(Music: Bradford, Lyrics: Told)

In a lighthouse by the sea, at the 33rd degree, you’ll make me feel so special and free.

But there’s something in the air, turning stutters into stares, I’ll look into your blue eyes and say:

Darling, don’t throw it all away, I’m here to make you stay with me.

In this sun I look so pale, northern skin so thin and frail,

But I try to close my eyes, when everything starts fading. When I wake up from this dream, shivering under cold sheets, Ten thousand miles away, and I’ll wish I was on King street.

Darling, don’t throw it all away, I’m here to make you stay with me.

Newly risen, how brightly you shine. Something seems to give inside my heart when you’re nearby. All I’ve given to you is vacant eyes,

I don’t understand, I can’t figure it it out, I can’t figure it.

On a park bench by the street, at the 43rd degree, I’ll sit and watch the snowfall and think.

If these walls could tell the tale, an excuse to no avail,

Would you ever begin to forgive me again, to forgive me now?

Live to kiLL

(Music and Lyrics: Told)

We live to kill each other. We are the wealthy and the poor. We shout but we don’t listen, all we want is more.

Shut the door.

You’re letting the darkness out, it’s just about the time to watch you die. Close the blinds. We’re hiding our skin from sun while you become yesterday’s headlines.

I never said that I was sorry.

We live to kill each other We are the wealthy and the poor We shout but we don’t listen, all we want is more

It will be beautiful when I’m cashing in the life I stole,

With the perfect sound at the perfect time, while they sing the words I forced to rhyme. And it’s safe to say they’ll forget your name, when the song I “wrote” is The Stereo.

I don’t have to justify, paying your dues is a waste of precious time.

Why would you lead when you could follow? We live to kill each other We are the wealthy and the poor We shout but we don’t listen All we want is more then we deserve, realize our potential, maximize our return. We’ll conserve a portrait of everything perfect, a name every house has heard. I’ll take it all you leave you nothing.

We live to kill each other We are the wealthy and the poor We shout but we don’t listen, all we want is more.

repLace You

(Music and Lyrics: Told)

I’m the setting sun behind the trees, the saddest one you’ve seen. I’ve been burning holes and breaking dreams, and I regret it. I’m fixing things I’ve broken, it’s not as easy as it used to be. I’m throwing temper tantrums, I used to settle, But now I make a scene you can’t believe.

I said I’d never walk away, but I’m not able to stay.

I said I’d never leave this place, but I can’t stay here,

To watch you fade, and watch you change into someone I can’t face. Now I can’t replace I can’t replace you. You’re the swirling wind above the sea, the maddest storm they’ve seen. Now you’re breaking waves and smashing dreams, and you can’t help it. You’re drowning streets and stranding a million people, you’re starting out with me. You’re crashing

down from anger, you’ve stopped and settled, And now you’re sound asleep, and so serene.

I said I’d never walk away, but I’m not able to stay.

I said I’d never leave this place, but I can’t stay here,

To watch you fade, and watch you change into someone I can’t face. Now I can’t replace I can’t replace you.

And when the sun is down, And when the skies are calm you’ll see, calm we’ll be. We’ll wait for the cycle, we’ll repeat our same mistakes, The same mistakes we’ve always made.

in MeMorY of

(Music: Boshart, Lyrics: Told)

Fighting tears, a trembling voice straight to my ear, a moment I’ll never forget. Someone I love, telling me someone I love had just been called to his reward. Twenty-four, a leader, a father, adored, we’ll never be with him again.

Take me down to the garden behind the old house, sail away with me.

Words can be the most beautiful or the most cold, I didn’t know what to say, To a father who suddenly loses his son, I still think about that everyday.

Take me down to the garden behind the old house, sail away with me. Break it down, trace the steps moving to the gold town, lost your path from me.

Made the plans then backed out. Stayed at home and did nothing. But now I’m taking the 400 up north. The last time I’ll ever see your face

I don’t wanna believe that this is it, I wanna believe in something more.

Growing up wasn’t easy for this boy who only wanted to live and do what’s right.

I can’t feel my heart when I hurt myself.

I can’t feel the pain when I hurt my friends.

But It’s taking you further and further away

Take me down to the garden behind the old house, sail away with me. Break it down, trace the steps moving to the gold town, lost your path from me.

creditS

Produced and Engineered by Jordan Valeriote Mixed by Cameron Webb Recorded at Cherry Beach, Toronto, ON and Sundown Studio, Guelph, ON Mixed at Maple Sound, Santa Ana, CA Mastered by Joah Carvalho Assistant Engineer at Cherry Beach: Inaam Haq Drum Tech: Shaun Gowman Artwork by Martin Wittfooth Band Photo by Brooks Reynolds Layout: Sons of Nero

Silverstein is: Shane Told, Paul Koehler, Josh Bradford, Neil Boshart and Billy Hamilton. Cello: Anna Jarvis Group Vocals: Paul-Marc Rousseau, Ben Bradford, Josh Bradford, Neil Boshart, Billy Hamilton and Shane Told. Additional Vocals on Track 6: Anthony Raneri (Appears courtesy of Wind-Up Records and Bayside) Additional Vocals on Track 7: Brendan Murphy (Appears courtesy of Verona Records and Counterparts)

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