Archetypes

by PAWL

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1.
Lying on the southern shore: Stranger than it was before. If I could only raise the dead, I wouldn't after what you said. Ooooh. You could have any boy in town Oooh. I can see the kneeling down But they won't begin to win... "Not anymore"- I'm hollering Now that I got the offer in. You and me girl; the dream is us You and me girl, until the dust You and me girl, until the dust In the cottage of my dreams Runs an icy mountain stream I hear you singing in the dark; We'll float their on our human ark. ooh ooh ooh oooh You and me girl; the dream is us You and me girl, until the dust You and me girl, until the dust
2.
The Twin 02:08
Every time you slip away, amidst the overhaul ahhhh, the color red in my eyeball You thought I was nearly dead, wandering in the mall ahh the color blue, on shoulders like a shawl ahhhh on autumn leaves I kissed you with blades of grass round your neck the glowing glass off a masterpiece craftsman could never shine brighter than that could never shine brighter than that anyone, who shares a doubt..,. I don't know where to begin. I could take you back when the sun was in my eyes; I don't know how I got by. I made it there, with a lesson in my hand: I tripped on a rope made of sand.
3.
City Lights 05:16
Lights in the city shine from the buildings and trees. I hear the rain as it flows underground; never a more naked sound. You had your mind set on drinks and the chase: grasping, delusional pace. Somebody's got a hold of you Somebody's got a... You're dancing with a stranger. Somebody's got a hold of you Somebody's got a You're in the arms of danger. While you were out flouting about-- I was thinking: "The darkness could eat us alive." I--- never saw that side of you. But if I can make it, I know you'll make it too. I--- see us on a balcony, taking in the flowers and the view. I--- know your life as been so hard-- I wish I could have been there from the start. From the start....we should listen to our dreams with open hearts. And in another dream, I saw you in a crystal beam- suspended in a light out of time. I was half awake and breathing-- grounded in that lotus pose; sure that I could see your face in mine. I wish I could rise above it- human needs are like no other... a hundred thousand roots growing in me. Somebody's got a hold of me Somebody's got a...  I'm dancing with a stranger. Somebody's got a hold of me Somebody's got a I'm in the arms of danger. While you were out flouting about-- I was thinking: "The darkness could eat us alive." I--- never saw that side of you. But if I can make it, I know you'll make it too. I--- see us on a balcony, taking in the flowers and the view. I--- know your life as been so hard-- I wish I could have been there from the start. From the start....we should listen to our dreams with open hearts.
4.
It's high time you come around I said "oh my, what disgrace" Ooooo, it's not enough to save the world Ooooo, the pearl Ahhh, The sun is shining down on you Ahhh, the world is new When it all stops making sense and my memory is just the context: Will the colors of tomorrow still blossom in my head when all the shades of currency are dead? And every time you come and go and back and forth and who you know? "Uh oh, what disgrace." Ooooo, it's not enough to say you will Ooooo, the pills Ahhh, The sun is shining down on you Ahhh, the world is new When it all stops making sense and my memory is just the context: Will the colors of tomorrow still blossom in my head when all the shades of currency are dead? when all the shades of currency are deaaaaaaaad.
5.
If you could see what I see in autumn leaves. And wonder bout the ocean depths and honesty. But time is what you make it- facts are on your sleeve. And I don't know what to believe and rightfully. Oh no, I don't know you anymore. I take that back. Oh no, baby won't you please come home , I want you back. In the picture, the pretty picture, I long to capture. In the picture, the pretty picture, I long to capture. Stop the picture, it's all a fiction: frame by frame it lapse into my mind frame by frame it lapse into my mind. And all I want, is a guarantee that you want me, the way I want you. So you can hear me screaming out from you roof: "It's not your science or your wealth that draws me to you!" But Nietzsche said that "without art, we'd perish from the truth." And now that God is in your heart you still want proof. Oh no, I don't know you anymore. , I take that back. Oh no, baby won't you please come home I want you back. In the picture, the pretty picture, I long to capture. In the picture, the pretty picture, I long to capture. Stop the picture, it's all a fiction: frame by frame it lapse into my mind frame by frame it lapse into my mind. And all I want, is a guarantee that you want me, the way I want you. For all time For alllllll time I want you in the picture I want you in my picture tonight.
6.
Seven Years 03:20
Seven years in all I waited- I never lived alone. Hanging by that one last thread nearly cut me to the bone. I can't be your man, unless you understand what's left of me. Never said that I was jaded, I just can't go back home. Isolated in my head and chased down by a drone. I can't be your man, unless you understand what's left of me. I can't be your man, unless you understand what's left of me. oooooooooooooooooo ooooooooooooooo ooooooooooooo Won't you help me through the darkness? I just can't understand. You're held in place so perfectly and hold the upper hand. I can't be your man, unless you understand what's left of me. I can't be your man, unless you understand what's left of me. Walking by the river never seemed so old and gray A lifespan in seven years culminates today. And here I write: Tomorrow will rise upon these fallen leaves. Don't fail me now! Such a lovely day Such a lovely day Such a lovely day.
7.
What a way to spend a summer's day: Watch the east wind roll down to rubble bay. Cultivate your hate in your shimmy shack Push the knife into my back- day after... Day after day- drown in my wake. Watch you slip away. yeah. In the garden grove a white angel rose. Said "let the stone remain for every yesterday." So the Psalms he made and all the songs we played were only dead refrains? Throughout history an epiphany. Throughout history and what it means to me. And on another day these two women came. They saw a gardener and he claimed, yeah he claimed: "For the man you seek, woke from eternal sleep... up from the grave he rose." Now some wonder, asunder. I believe in the thunder
8.
Summer clouds they pass by the cemetery. Buried there, 24 thousand moments to spare. Collectively, the human race isn't even conscious love. Will Monday make a dent, in Tuesdays' rent? I want a sunny day. I want to kiss you in the rain. Don't want to feel any pain Don't want to feel any pain. And the darkness comes, like it always does.. You had a moment, a moment in the sun. In the sun: moment in the sun. A darkened sky and the sound of cathedral bells. Fireflys: no moment is ordinary. Heroically, I fail with the best of men... and still you do a dance upon my fence. I want a sunny day. I want to kiss you in the rain. Don't want to feel any pain Don't want to feel any pain. And the darkness comes, like it always does. You had a moment, a moment in the sun. In the sun: moment in the sun. etc etc.
9.
Lights in the city shine from the buildings and trees. I hear the rain as it flows underground; never a more naked sound. You had your mind set on drinks and the chase: grasping, delusional pace. Somebody's got a hold of you Somebody's got a... You're dancing with a stranger. Somebody's got a hold of you Somebody's got a You're in the arms of danger. While you were out flouting about-- I was thinking: "The darkness could eat us alive." I--- never saw that side of you. But if I can make it, I know you'll make it too. I--- see us on a balcony, taking in the flowers and the view. I--- know your life as been so hard-- I wish I could have been there from the start. From the start....we should listen to our dreams with open hearts. And in another dream, I saw you in a crystal beam- suspended in a light out of time. I was half awake and breathing-- grounded in that lotus pose; sure that I could see your face in mine. I wish I could rise above it- human needs are like no other... a hundred thousand roots growing in me. Somebody's got a hold of me Somebody's got a... I'm dancing with a stranger. Somebody's got a hold of me Somebody's got a I'm in the arms of danger. While you were out flouting about-- I was thinking: "The darkness could eat us alive." I--- never saw that side of you. But if I can make it, I know you'll make it too. I--- see us on a balcony, taking in the flowers and the view. I--- know your life as been so hard-- I wish I could have been there from the start. From the start....we should listen to our dreams with open hearts.

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Rhythm you can dance to; thick keyboards and layered vocals wash over each song. Archetypes takes you to a unique space and time with each listen, exhibiting eight distinct moods. Lyrics that carry you into the fog of a dream toward the moment when an archetype takes form and moves into the light.

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released June 24, 2011

Nicquoel: Vocals. Pawl: Vocals, Keyboards.
James: Percussion, Sound Effects.
Additional Instrumentation: Kyle - Guitar on "The Dream is Us."
Dan - Trumpet on "Moment in the Sun."
Rob - Bass on "Seven Years" and "Moment in the Sun."

All songs copyright PAWL Music LLC 2011.
Published by All Jazzed Up (ASCAP)

Artwork by Mark Pate | www.markpate.com

Photography by Rob Fix www.flickr.com/photos/robfix

www.pawlmusic.com

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a singer/songwriter and arranger who defies categorization with every new release. Dabbles in indie pop, folk/jazz, rock, and hip hop.

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