"Asleep at the Switch"

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Durdle This is a catchy album with some great lyrics and melodies. The guitar and bass riffs are unique and cool. For example the guitar layering at the end of "left brain" sounds awesome. Great album, I encourage the purchase or at least a listen. And not just one listen, my favourite song changes every time. Favorite track: Bahamas.
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about

All songs written by Dan Greene
Recorded by Elliott Butt and Chris Morrison
Album art by Mike O'Reilly

Sleepy dudes:
Dan Greene
Jon Allan
Jeff Sheppard
Nathan Day

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released March 1, 2015

Music video for Bahamas: vimeo.com/148170275

"The video totes a visually captivating blend of
Saturday-morning television and a depressing,
alcohol induced hallucination. By incorporating
various thematic elements and contrasting bright,
cartoony scenes with the lovable grit of some
favourite local venues, ‘Bahamas’ stands out as
being ‘not your average music video'." -Secret East

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sleepy St. John'S, Newfoundland and Labrador

Like a book with no meaning it holds no purpose nor truth, vague beyond description and well passed overdue.
daniel_greene@hotmail.com

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Track Name: Old Stories
and i know how this story goes
i’ve seen it before
i know all the characters
and i know the metaphor

it’s been a long time coming
been a long time running, running
it’s been a long time coming

and i know how this story goes
i’ve seen it all before
long blond hair and twisted lips
already on the floor

it’s been a long time coming
been a long time running, running
and i know how this story goes
it’s been a long time coming
Track Name: Cold Turkey
i feel it when you’re near me
i can’t resist your touch
i'm gonna let you down soon
but right now i need a crutch
i don’t know what to say
time ain’t on my side
maybe tomorrow
but in the meantime

i’ve been trying to quit cold turkey
i’ve been trying it a little bit warm yeah
i’ve been trying to quit cold turkey
i’m trying

give me a paper
and a black ink pen
i don’t need an eraser
i’ll probably do it again
right thoughts, right actions
never one to think twice
a one-off contradiction
i got my head in a vice

i’ve been trying to quit cold turkey
i’ve been trying it a little bit warm yeah
i’ve been trying to quit cold turkey
i’m trying
Track Name: Bahamas
i wanna see you take the high road baby
and put it all in
been taking all of the shortcuts lately
cause thats the only way in
cause thats the only way in

been a long time
(since i’ve seen those eyes)

don’t take me for a fool now hunny
i’ll take you anywhere you wanna
i think we need a vacation hunny
i'll take you down to the bahamas
i'll take you down to the bahamas

been a long time
(since i’ve seen those eyes)

i can speak my native tongue
but to you the only one
i can’t find the right words
open my mouth and i start to slur

and i start to slur.
Track Name: A Reason (For You)
4 U
Track Name: Down & Out
sitting here with nothing to do
i always hate having to choose
what’s the point in being young
when i should be free (i’m having no fun)

i’m coming down with a cold
you never do what you’re told
writing cheques that i can’t cash
some day i’ll deal with the aftermath

everything that you said
i let it go to my head
but it’s all the same yeah it seems to me
whether you’re flying high or walking on the street
walking on the street

build it up then take it apart
when you’re finished go back to the start
try again with a different view
i’ve got the time (but i haven’t thought it through)

i hope this time i get it right
soon enough i’ll see the light
illuminate the darkest of times
like when i’m down and out and i got no rhymes
got no rhymes

illuminate the darkest of times
like when i’m down and out and i got no rhymes
got no rhymes

but it’s all the same yeah it seems to me
whether you’re flying high or walking on the street
walking on the street
Track Name: Left Brain
the left side of my brain is telling the right one to keep cool
and that's what i do
i keep cool
the inside’s turning outside and what's up ain’t coming down
where have you been?
you can’t be found

it was a dream my dear i can tell you what it meant
stranded in a scene from this delusion i have dreamt
i’m tired of trying to sleep i lost count at a hundred sheep
it was a dream

the jekyll and hyde inside me are fighting to come out
two wrongs don’t make a right but now i have my doubts
the left side of my brain is telling the right one to keep cool
and that's what i do
i keep cool

it was a dream my dear i can tell you what meant
caught in between the seam of the dream and my lament
i’m tired of trying to sleep i lost count at a hundred sheep
it was a dream
Track Name: Goin' South
i got no time for the snow or the cold
i'm gonna leave it, gotta get away
i packed my bags and i'm ready to go
i'm gonna leave it all anyway

i'm goin' south

i'm sick and tired of the wind and the rain
i'm gonna leave it all just the same
i got no car and i got no money
gonna take it all day by day

i'm goin' south

i wake up at 3 in the afternoon
and think it's time for bed
i'm goin' crazy with these new best friends
i got livin' inside my head

i'm goin' south
Track Name: Television Dreams
surfin' through the static
of those television dreams
tryin' to decipher
what the fuzz it all means
out of step and your out of line
out of touch and i'm out of time

i sold it all but not for free
hard to save a dime in this economy

flippin' station to station
of those television dreams
everybody's talkin'
through enigma machines
out of step and your out of line
out of touch and i’m out of time

i sold it all but not for free
hard to save a dime in this economy
modern victims of another tragedy
modern victims of another tragedy

shot for the stars but they were bullet proof
you wanted fiction and got the truth
i took a piss in the fountain of youth
Track Name: Can You Feel It?
can you feel it?
alright you know
do not forget it

can you hear it?
softly dripping
into a coma

no one told me it would be this way
i had to find out on my own
when it all begins to slip away
i'll still be here on my own

can you see it?
on the horizon
it's getting closer

can you taste it?
i know you can
now try and understand

no one told me it would be this way
i had to find out on my own
when it all begins to slip away
i'll still be here on my own

can you feel it?
alright you know
do not forget it