Ugly Side

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One moment of peace while you are not here. Breathe free again until you reappear, smothering all. All of us drown. Garbage in tow. You’re a virus in my head. You’re a virus and you spread all over everything. I can’t shake-shake-shake, I can’t shake. You might not see it’s my ugly side. I may wear a smile, but you can hear that I speak with an edge, words getting sharp, poison that spreads. Oh oh! Where is my shield? Where is my forcefield when I need it most? When I need it most? Where is my shield? Where is my forcefield when I need it most? When I need it most? You are always there – everywhere I wanna be. Your shadow all that I see. Closing my eyes makes me kinda nervous. You’re nearby; I can feel it. I will not succumb to whatever it is you’re trying to make of me.


from Way to Go, track released August 19, 2014
All music by Emily Whitehurst and Jaycen McKissick.
All lyrics by Emily Whitehurst. © 2014 Basement Feel
Produced by Emily Whitehurst, Jaycen McKissick and Paul Haile.
Recorded by Paul Haile at Greenhouse Recording and Jaycen McKissick in the basement.
Mixed by Paul Haile at Greenhouse Recording.
Mastered by Carl Saff.

Emily Whitehurst: vocals, keyboards
Jaycen McKissick: guitar
Paul Haile: cello

Cover photos by Doug Elkins, lettering by Steve Wierth.
Layout by Leslie Hampton and Emily Whitehurst.



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