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Eagle390 Alex Smith is an incredibly talented artist and truly passionate about his music. This album is the culmination of an epic journey and deserves every bit of support. Alex is an amazing songwriter and brilliant singer. This album is a must have.
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1.
Well done child You’ve completed many years of training now you’re free to Stretch your legs, have a wander, take a look at our facility, Our walls expand so far into the distance, it’s like they’re not even there Say hello to a world you never asked to enter, ain’t it great? Now you’re here, we should mention all the ways that you can pull your weight Cos value is directly linked to How much service you can give to us Did you think that we’d really give you All this freedom if it didn’t come with a cost? Now March! My little Automaton Eyes front we’ll let you know what’s going on March! My little automaton We made you, don’t think we can’t make another one Knuckle down and I promise you’ll be anything you want to be And you know that it’s true because it’s written on the TV screen And I can’t think of any reason that us friendly folk would have to lie Don’t be scared by the cameras, We installed them just to keep you safe And of course we will not abuse our power Come on have some faith Do you think that we got to where we are By being anything but clean? So wash your hands and hide your flaws Make yourself fit through our doors Welcome to the machine! Now March! My little Automaton Eyes front we’ll let you know what’s going on March! My little automaton We made you, don’t think we can’t make another one You will be thankful for inheriting this dying rock we have for a planet! You will proudly continue to fight wars that were started by people you have nothing to do with! Any attempt to live outside of the rules of society will see you contained and arrested! And anyone who claims that they are unhappy with this arrangement is suffering mental illness! And you will never doubt The opinion you’re told By a media bought out By the men who control The companies and systems Whose one only goal Is turning a profit whilst Owning you body and soul So trust us! And March! My little automaton Eyes front we’ll let you know what’s going on March! My little automaton We made you, don’t think we can’t make another one March! Yeah March! March! Yeah March!
2.
Stick Around 05:33
The light is fading now The embers are dying down And I’m crumbling out into the street I’ve got calluses they’re running inches deep Can’t feel the ground that’s underneath my feet I can’t feel the sand between my toes I can’t feel the wind whip at my clothes But I got this fear that only grows When I talk nobody knows That I can’t even hear a single sound But I’ll stick around Cos I’m too scared to take my feet off the ground I’m too scared to fly If it’s so easy, tell me why am I still here? Why am I still here? What’s my scene? I ask so I can spit out lines with nothing in-between What is my line? And tell me if you could please what the story is this time Cos I’m bleeding booze and breathing smoke I drown out the blues with every toke Regretting words I never spoke Cos when I try they choke me Am I blind or are the lights just down? But I’ll stick around Cos I’m too scared to take my feet off the ground I’m too scared to fly If it’s so easy, tell me why am I still here? Things won’t be ok No matter what they say They lied so you’d get too attached To up and walk away And if I could crawl out Where the light is pouring in, I would do it in a second I will face my reckoning Cos when I jump I will not fly! And I can’t bear to see you cry But I’ll stick around Cos I’m too scared to take my feet off the ground I’m too scared to fly If it’s so easy, tell me why am I still here? Why am I still here? I’ll stick around I’ll stick around I’ll stick around I’ll stick around
3.
Mr. Heads and Tails lives a life that’s wild and frightening But he finds your view enlightening just the same But please don’t get him wrong Should he not choose to go along With your friendly suggestions His mind’s out of the question Cos when he goes to bed at night He flips a coin towards the sky And when he bets, he goes all in And maybe this time he will win It’s Mr. Heads and Tails who are you today? Do you even know? It’s Mr. Heads and Tails who made you this way? Who made you Mr. Heads and Tails? He grabs onto the sun And rides it till the day is done Cos there’s no telling who he’ll be When it comes back up again But when your life turns on a dime You savour all the time you have upon this Earth You realise just what it’s worth And sometimes it lands face down And nothing you could do could bring him back around But let me say that on the day That coin lands facing the other way There’s no one that you’d rather stay than Mr. Heads and Tails who are you today? Do you even know? It’s Mr. Heads and Tails who made you this way? Who made you Mr. Heads and Tails? Oh I know that if you could, you’d stick around But your feet are never tied to the ground Heads and Tails, oh you broken little man Nobody will ever understand! Mr. Heads and Tails who are you today? Do you even know? It’s Mr. Heads and Tails who made you this way? Who made you Mr. Heads and Tails?
4.
Guilty 04:35
I sit in her blood Dripping from my claws Playing in the mud Waiting for the law They all pat my back The local thugs It’s like gasoline On the fire for my drugs And in the morning light I see what I have done I see that things aren’t right See what I have become So someone take me home I can’t stand the guilt Someone take me back To the kingdom that I have built Cos when I’m on my throne Once I’ve returned I will try to tear off this crown That I have earned And when it comes tumbling down with me inside Tell them it was love, not greed or pride That’s why I persist, Why I press on. I need you to forgive all the things that I have done And I don’t deserve your love But it’s what I need Oh I have had enough Of the pride and the greed I didn’t mean for this I came here for good But I don’t feel the way That I thought that I would But you can cut my claws File down my teeth Put me in a cage But you can’t change a beast So I admit my guilt, Take me away Where is my salvation that I was promised anyway? I am guilty I am guilty I am guilty I am guilty
5.
He got to you before me And I see he left a story On your skin and within But as you tell it to me Something courses through me Something old something strong And this old wretched heart of mine gets Kicked into life His scent in my snout So let the angels sing out And let me off of my chain I’ll use these claws for good I know I’m not a saint, but loosen my restraints And I’ll do what no one ever could Let me off of my chain I’ll tear him down for you I know it isn’t right but just give me tonight I’ll do what you could never ask me to Let me off of my chain You say there’s nothing I can do Then what am I good for? And I know I can’t give back what he took from you But I can stop him taking anymore Cos if I lived as a monster I’ll die as one too It only seems right To go down with a fight So let me off of my chain I’ll use these claws for good I know I’m not a saint, but loosen my restraints And I’ll do what no one ever could Let me off of my chain I’ll tear him down for you I know it isn’t right but just give me tonight I’ll do what you could never ask me to He’ll be nothing when I’m through Let me off of my chain And you, you showed me the light Showed that there’s goodness inside of me And it’s never, it’s never black and white Never as simple as they said it would be Cos a hero can have fangs And a monster can wear a mask You never know who’s who until it’s way too late But he showed his true colours When he laid hands on you So this time, I don’t have to wait Oh I wasn’t born in light but I know now Doesn’t matter who you are It’s who you choose to be And I will be his enemy Let me off of my chain I’ll use these claws for good I know I’m not a saint, but loosen my restraints I’ll do what no one ever could Let me off of my chain I’ll tear him down for you I know it isn’t right but just give me tonight I’ll do what you could never ask me Let me of of my chain! Let me of of my chain! Let me of of my chain!
6.
I sit in her blood Dripping from my claws Playing in the mud Waiting for the law They all pat my back The local thugs It’s like gasoline On the fire for my drugs And in the morning light I see what I have done I see that things aren’t right See what I have become So someone take me home I can’t stand the guilt Someone take me back To the kingdom that I have built Cos when I’m on my throne Once I’ve returned I will try to tear off this crown That I have earned And when it comes tumbling down with me inside Tell them it was love, not greed or pride That’s why I persist, Why I press on. I need you to forgive all the things that I have done And I don’t deserve your love But it’s what I need Oh I have had enough Of the pride and the greed I didn’t mean for this I came here for good But I don’t feel the way That I thought that I would But you can cut my claws File down my teeth Put me in a cage But you can’t change a beast So I admit my guilt, Take me away Where is my salvation that I was promised anyway? I am guilty I am guilty I am guilty I am guilty

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released December 16, 2017

Produced, Engineered, Mixed & Mastered by Nick O’Donnell
Written and Performed by Alex Smith
Recorded in Maleny and The Gap
With Arrangements from Benedict Braxton-Smith

Drums by Brett Newman
Clarinet by Dario Scalabrini
Banjo, Trombone, Trumpet by Fin Taylor
With Backing Vocals Provided by Louella Kate Baldwin, Melanie Bolovan, Drew Buchanan, Hannah Crowther, Conor Ensor, Ellie Gale, Kurtis Laing, Kemii Maguire, Lauren McNamara, Susie Plant, Alex Smith and Xander Sullivan

Cover Art by Jorge Silvadoray (silvachito.deviantart.com)
Poster Art by Endofdaysonmars (signsoflifeonmars.deviantart.com)

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Your Man Alex Smith Brisbane, Australia

Your Man Alex Smith is a Brisbane-based singer-songwriter.
Alex writes songs of love, the desire to follow your dreams and the difficulties of growing up in today's world.

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