When the Sun Sets

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When the sun sets, it gets dim enough
For you to realize that it's a perfect sphere
And I am just so full of love
It's blinding to see and it's deafening to hear

You walk across the floors of flooded rooms
As if you're not all there
But the truth is that the rest of us
Just have to keep swimming up for air

Our Jackrabbit Slim's vaulted ceiling defends
Your gaze all glazed from the opposite ends
My wounds are like jewels, your eyes are like dials
No one finds the right words or trials

These barren backyards can't make anyone right
Gross shifting of blame will make me shake your advice
When you speak of great rifts between below and above
It makes me feel incapable of love

I don't wanna avoid it
Gonna say it as loud as I can
You're gonna wanna brace yourself
When the truth comes barreling in


from Monotony​/​Metonymy, released July 16, 2014
Dan Willis - guitar, piano, percussion, computer, vocals
Jeremy Myint - drums
Brian Smith - bass
Shivam Shah - synth




Youths on Skates West Chester Township, Ohio

Youths on Skates is an Ohio-based experimental pop project founded by me, Dan Willis.

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