Slightly Above Average

by poetic-killer

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No set list, no flow, no concept - just a series of songs.

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released April 15, 2012

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Track Name: We Gave it Away
Waking up in the morning and going to work
Always seemed so clean
But this morning when we hit the clock
She was nowhere to be seen
And darkness was quick to hit the spot
Though the sun stayed still
In a blink of an eye it all died

The assailant returns to the scene of the crime
He sits and he stares as we leave him behind
We had the power
But we gave it away

Searching all over the for traces of blood
But it's nowhere to be seen
Trying to look for her under the rug
Maybe we should pretend it's a dream
We are still tired from going to sleep
That we don't recall
We were so drunk last night
We left the door unlocked

The assailant returns to the scene of the crime
He sits and he stares as we leave him behind
We had the power
But we gave it away
Track Name: She has no Doubts
What can I tell her?
How can I explain?

Standing on nonsolid ground
Wishing I was drowning
Looking for a way out
It's not that I'm unhappy
I'm not really running
But how can I be sure?

Counting all the faces
That I could encounter
How can I just give that up?
Thinking of her next to me
The way that she embraces
My mind is still not made up

But she has no doubts at all
She's not expecting to fall
She isn't looking around
What she was looking for - she found

How can I deny this?
Why should I even try?

Walking with her down the aisle
This is not a nightmare
But I am forced to think it is
Years of misconceptions
Thoughts and allegations
Have turned me into this
It's time to be released

But she has no doubts at all
She's not expecting to fall
She isn't looking around
What she was looking for - she found

So it is fair to be unsure?
Will this feeling pass?
Leaving all these cravings behind
How can I be doubtful?
When she is so resolved
Does she have enough for two?

She has no doubts at all
She's not expecting to fall
She isn't looking around
What she was looking for - she found
Track Name: Passage for the Lost
It seems
Like a passage to the lost
A craving that never has to end
It's gnawing
At the memories behind
Trying to put me aside

Safe from the rain
Crawling again

I'm rising
Though no slumber has been brought
Exhaustion will dictate another day
This circle
Is feeding on itself
Ignoring anything I have to say

Safe from the rain
Crawling again
Track Name: Not the Sea
Describe all you feel
That's the only way this could be real
You touch me on the shoulder
But I cannot feel your touch anymore
A hidden box of truth
Has been hiding under our noses
And now it's time you've learned
Everything I never told

Hands off!
You're not the one to comfort me
Desire is no longer blinding me
Used to lose control but now I see
You're not the sea

Sometimes our misconceptions
Can bury us alive
Maybe our old obsessions
Are deeper than we thought
I won't let it happen again
I won't hesitate when I press 'Send'
I want to destroy
Everything that we

Have left!
You're not the one to comfort me
Desire is no longer blinding me
All my definitions have been violated
Thrown to the sea

Leave me
Cause I'm not the sea
Track Name: The Later Now
Sprouting in my potato couch
I think about the future
While watching TV stars get older
And where exactly are you going?
Packing up your luck
There will always be traffic
On every road you take

You force your will onto me
And then you wave to me with gratitude
You try to get us both killed
Just to avoid the perils of thought

It's easier said
When your stomach
Is already full

They say it to wear you down
But the world changes all the time
A meritocracy of mediocrity
Is their choice of god
And what exactly are you looking at?
Falling out of your eyes
There will always be someone
To tree you around

You force your will onto me
And then you wave to me with gratitude
You try to get us both killed
Just to avoid the perils of thought

It's easier to swallow yourself
Than to connect the dots

It's so easy
To be driven by chemicals
Only I rely on fear
To keep my systems operational
You tried to get both of us killed
Sticking me with all of the thoughts
Track Name: Hopelessly Romantic Jerk
I'll give you all my world
All you have to do is ask
I'll sacrifice my all
If you put on the mask

I'll be your best of friends
Just to feel you near
I'll put my best pretence
Just to kill your fear

You are my everything
And it's a crying shame
For when I don't love you
My life is just a sham

Can’t even fantasize
Cause then it wouldn't be as pure
I will romanticize
Until I find the cure

I'll give you all my world
Which you will never ask
I sacrificed in vain
Loving me is an impossible task

I was your best friend
Now we just drift away
All my sweet and loving words
Couldn’t get you to stay
Track Name: Not Even a Word about Me
Last night I made a mistake
I was feeling quite lonely, and pretty upset
I was thinking about the things that she said
And I wanted to know if I was in her head

So I logged on to the web
And I entered her blog
I read every post
I read every thought
And I have to admit
It came as a shock
When I reached the beginning and found
That there was

Not even a word
About me
Not even a word
About me
Not even a word
About me

How could this have happened?

Not even a word
About me
Not even a word
About me
Not even a word
About me

What was I expecting?

I thought I was worth a mention at least
After all we were together, for almost a year
As I was reading about her latest adventures
I suddenly felt completely disgusted

She goes on and on
About her favorite food
About clothes she was wearing
And stuff that she bought
She lists every detail
No matter how dull
But when I got to the end I found
That there was

Not even a word
About me
Not even a word
About me
Not even a word
About me

How could this have happened?

Not even a word
About me
Not even a word
About me
Not even a word
About me

What was I expecting?

I wanted to see she was falling apart
I want to be free from her grip on my heart
But now I discover that I'm such a loser
That even such a pathetic cow-looking blog-writing self-loathing geek doesn't bother to write
About me

Not even a word
About me
Not even a word
About me
Not even a word
About me

How could this have happened?

Not even a word
About me
Not even a word
About me
Not even a word
About me

What was I expecting?

Not even a word
About me
Not even a word
About me
Not even a word
About me

Does it even matter?

Not even a word
About me
Not even a word
About me
Not even a word
About me

What a fucking loser!
Track Name: Destiny
I am trying to get away
You know that I don't want to stay
Why do you force me to choose?
Can't take no more of this abuse

You know that there's no chance
we should really stop this dance

Why do you have to make me cry?
When I leave you'll have nothing but a sigh
You are getting on my nerves
But I can't stop thinking of your curves

you know that there's no chance
We should really stop this dance

Where is the love we used to have?
You tried to turn me to your slave
You make me sick, I wish you die
Let's get together tonight

destiny is it
pain is just a little bit
Track Name: Frozen (the way I am)
The castle of our souls
Is fading out
I remember how you told
You could not break out
You were so frozen
I always said you're not
How quickly you forgot
That you once shared your heart

Always turning
Never belonging
Please don't tell me
That’s just the way I am

I've known you for so long
Though you've stayed a mystery
How could you just carry on?
And not wait up for me
I brought you to this place
That swallowed you away
In spite of all your grace
You always had to say

I am different
Understand me
Don't you know that?
That's just the way I am

I can see you every month
But it's just not the same
I don't know you anymore
Am I to blame?
If I told you that I loved you
Would it stay the same?
Would you wave your hair like always?
Telling me that
That's just the way I am
Track Name: A Rotten Piece of Wood
If I could see your flesh
All red with open wounds
I would gladly stop to ease your mind
I want to cut your lips
With a giant butcher knife
To see how many feelings I can find

So won't you tell me please?
Is it sorrow that you seek?
Does the burden of distress make you so high?
And if you gave me time
I could really fuck your mind
Fill it with some poisonous desire

Your image makes me sore
Your voice makes me get hives
Your presence makes my wisdom disappear
I want to shoot your head
And I'll gladly see you dead
But afraid that I will grieve for you again

So please explain to me
Do you like to live like this?
When everything you do just seems so wrong
I wish you all but well
Wish you get what you deserve
A rotten piece of wood
A rotten piece of wood
A rotten piece of wood
Is what you are
Track Name: Adrenaline
Beneath the trees
The shadows always lurk
They seem harmless
But they'll consume you like a coke
We sat together
Under one such tree
Don't know if you felt it
But it meant something to me

I used to like your smile
I used to like your face
I used to like your voice
I used to like your laugh
I used to like your charm
I used to like your grace
I used to like your all
I used to have much faith

I used to like you
I used to love you
But now it's all gone away
I used to want you
I used to need you
But now it just fades away

We departed
And never met again
You quickly forgot it
But I don't think I can
Love is too damn filthy
To handle by your hands
You could not complete me
You dumped me in the sands

I used to like your smile
I used to like your face
I used to like your voice
I used to like your laugh
I used to like your charm
I used to like your grace
I used to like your all
I used to have much faith

I used to like you
I used to love you
But now it's all gone away
I used to want you
I used to need you
But now it just fades away
Track Name: American Song
Driving through the sky
A road that seems so long
Listening to an American song
Where the world is caving
To our very feet
Everything is tidy
Everything is neat

I am no longer standing
Swimming through the air
But my body tells me
That it doesn’t care
So where’s the happiness
Your leading men have brought?
This is nothing, nothing like I thought

So start breathing the air
Start breathing the air
Start breathing the air
Start breathing the air

It seems pointless to try to make a stand
Everybody tells me I should just pretend
Running out of gas in the middle of the road
Heard this song so many times I could explode

So start breathing the air…

You don’t know what your life is all about
Afraid that you’ll never make the final cut
Don’t know what will happen if you are thrown out
Just be careful of that sanity shot
Track Name: So Wrong
My love is so strong
I can write page after page
And it will be long
Till I run out of ideas

My soul is so small
It gets smaller by the day
And it won't be long
Till it completely fades away

My heart was so wrong
It wanted to change its beat
But it's the same song
It just seems like a different kit

My love was so strong
But it couldn't do what it was for
And it will be long
Till I fall in love again, if at all

My heart was so wrong
It wanted to change its beat
But it's the same song
It just seems like a different kit

My love was so strong
But it couldn't do what it was for
And it will be long
Till I fall in love again, if at all
Track Name: Mawkishnes in Motion
When you read these lines
You will know that it's ok
To lie
Why, oh why,
Did I have to use that rhyme?
I am worn out
Won't you set me free?
I'm waiting
Of course you know it's gonna come
Once I build up the cosmetic tension
It will repeat itself four times
In a row
In a row
In a row
In a row

Insert your sentimental crap here

Now that your attention is acquired
There's nothing further to reveal
Desperation, loneliness
I'm very afraid
That my true intention will be exposed
And here it comes again

Insert your sentimental crap here