TIMEBOMB

Wash away all of the tears and shame
Couldn't have taken your place
Know our scars are not the same
We're both made from all the broken glass
All of it from the pain
Memories come to last

Waited in silence, took on the violence
I let you take the lead
I didn't know then, patience was so thin
Now I'm allowed to breathe
I will not go on waiting for so long
For you to hear my voice
Love like a war zone
We're at a crossroads
I finally made my choice

You're like a ticking ticking timebomb
Anything could go wrong
Always changing like the sea
Need to be the centre of attention
Acting so pretentious
Member it was you and me
You and me
You and me
You and me
You and me

Take away every piece of me
Tear down my walls and my doors
Until you finally see
What you've done, once again
Left me down on the floor
I thought this was the end

Wearing your camo, gather your ammo
Then try to take me down
Trigger gun happy, you shoot me gladly
Drive away while I drown
All I want, All I need, All I ask of you
Is a chance to see me too

You're like a ticking ticking time bomb
Anything could go wrong
Always changing like the sea
Need to be the centre of attention
Acting so pretentious
Member it was you and me

You're like a ticking ticking timebomb
Anything could go wrong
Always changing like the sea
Need to be the centre of attention
Acting so pretentious
Member it was you and me
You and me
You and me
You and me
You and me
You and me

Wash away all of tears and rage
Don't let it wear you away
Don't be the same

Written by Niska Napoleon & Sebastian Gaskin

IS IT EVER ENOUGH?

ON MY WAY AGAIN

One morning I saw the sun, it never was the same
Put her sweet arms around me and healed my aching pain
It was just then I knew I'd never be alone
Undressed the loneliness that built around my soul

I will feed the restless that lies deep inside

Twenty words from my father
A good wish from my mother
And I'm on my way again
I can't help but wonder
What I'll do tomorrow
Just to feel the same way

Look out to the setting sun and watch the light go by
No longer feel the fear the tears now are dry
A bit of emptiness is all I've ever known
It's what you make of it
The place that you call home

I will feed the restlessness that lies deep inside

Twenty words from my father
A good wish from my mother
And I'm on my way again
I can't help but wonder
What I'll do tomorrow
Just to feel the same way

Twenty words from my father
A good wish from my mother
And I'm on my way again
I can't help but wonder
What I'll do tomorrow
Just to feel the same way

On my way again
Ooh I'm on my way again
On my way on my way
Said I'm on my way
Said I'm on my way
Said I'm on my way again

Written by Niska Napoleon

IS IT EVER ENOUGH?

Every day I wake up to a new story
Taking of the land, set claim on territory 
Respect is so long gone, what should have been protected
Is used and lost and sold, you think you’re not affected

So I say

Is it ever enough, is it ever enough, is it ever enough, is it ever enough, no, no, no
Is it ever enough, is it ever enough, is it ever enough, no, no, no

The warmth she gives, the air you breathe
The nourishment, the trees
The smile that sets upon your face when you take in her beauty
All you posses do not compare to the abundance
Meant for all of us to share

So I say

Is it ever enough, is it ever enough, is it ever enough, is it ever enough, no, no, no
Is it ever enough, is it ever enough, is it ever enough, no, no, no
Is it ever enough, is it ever enough, is it ever enough, no, no, no
Is it ever enough, is it ever enough, is it ever enough, no, no, no

This is all we have 
This is  her earth, her soil, her children
Stolen and broken, used up and open
Like the days that you left us hungry 
So we’ll stand up and fight, together unite
Feel the heart of mother earth

Is it ever enough, is it ever enough, is it ever enough, is it ever enough, no, no, no
This is her earth, her soil, her children
Together we’ll fight, together unite
This is our right, this is the time
For Mother Earth 

 

Written by Niska Napoleon & Joby Baker
 

RESCUE ME

Keep on running around with the world upon my feet
If I could move a little move a little faster
Keep on wasting along it's a shame and so bleak
If I could get a little get a little somewhere

Away away away away away
Please take me away

But I see no one is gonna come and rescue me
I can only try to make things try to make things better
All you see is a version of what I could be
And I can only do what I do can do all I can

Keep on taking it all
Cave in with no defeat
If I could speak a little speak a little louder
Keep on pacing on and I can barely breathe
Wanna go a little go a little somewhere

Away away away away
Please take me away

But I see no one is gonna come and rescue me
I can only try to make things try to make things better
Keep on faking on just to get along
Gotta live ooh you gotta do everything to give
Take it from me take every version that you see
Know you gotta try to get to the other side

But I see no one is gonna come and rescue me
I can only try to make things try to make things better
All you see is a version of what I could be
And I can only do what I do what can do all I can

Written by Niska Napoleon

HOLDING ME

This is my story, everybody's got a song
But I have to let go, so I can move on
A source of tension all my life
Couldn't speak up then, was too afraid to fight


A world of emotion held inside
A tortured soul living a hermit life
The time has come now for me to take
All the years back when, when I couldn't say

All the things that were holding me back
Are the things that you wanted to
And although I couldn't shake it, fought so hard so I could say that
I am here not because of you in spite of you I made it through

Straight through the fog, I'll come out on top
I'll break every block, I'll hit every stop
Never will I give in, never will I give them
Always played the victim, man with the thick hand

See you in your brand new life
Had to start again, had to pay the price
I'm so tired of pretending to be okay
And watch you do it all again

I am strong now, it's not my role
To hold your head up cuz you're full grown

All the things that were holding me back
Are the things that you wanted to
And although I couldn't shake it, fought so hard so I could say that
I am here not because of you in spite of you I made it through

Straight through the fog, I'll come out on top
I'll break every block, I'll hit every stop
Never will I give in, never will I give them
Always played the victim, man with the thick hand

With a thick hand, you're no victim
I have witnessed all of your wicked
It don't matter what you say
When you keep repeating the same mistakes


I am strong now, it's not my role
To hold your head up cuz you're full grown
Hear my fire, feel my light
I'm the voice that should have said, this isn't right

All the things that were holding me back
Are the thing that you wanted to
And although I couldn't shake it, fought so hard so I could say that
I am here not because of you in spite of you I made it through

Written by Niska Napoleon