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released September 14, 2018

Produced and Mixed by Joe Reinhart
All songs written by Alexandria Maniak

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A solo project belonging to Detroit native Alexandria Maniak. New music forthcoming 2018 on Triple Crown Records.

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Track Name: Finders Keepers
All I have is cigarettes to offer you
All you have is everything, I should have left then
You kiss the pavement every afternoon when
You see me leaving with smoke on my breath

All I have left of pieces of what we had
Are tucked away with shameful images inside my head
All I have left of pieces of what we had
Are tucked away with the shameful images

All I have is a flannel shirt you gave to me
All you have of mine you can keep, I don’t want it back now
You kiss the pavement every afternoon when
You see her leave and you pray she comes back
Not unlike me, and

All I have left of pieces of what we had
Are tucked away with shameful images inside my head
All I have left of pieces of what we had
Are tucked away with the shameful images
And I’m not coming home
Track Name: Spare Time
I see you’re out again, I hear that you’re doing fine
And I guess that’s okay, I guess I don’t mind

I was a fool back then, I was out of line
I told you I loved you because I felt alive and I don’t
I don’t know

My mother’s old brother’s guitar strings
Have finally broken, like all things do
Am I a piece of who you are now?
Do you carry me around?
Do you cast me out like I do to you?
Like I do to you

Maybe I should grow up
Maybe I should be fine
Or maybe I am make believe
Maybe I am the puppet strings
Maybe I am the spare time you spent between your sheets

Maybe I am the spare time you spent between your sheets
I am the spare time
And your time
And your time
Track Name: Anyone Else
Pull up your boyhood from the ground
With your luck we’ll squander blood
I’ll paint your cheeks with the shade of my lips
You’ll thank me for taking the time to be patient
With you, like you asked me to

If only you could be somebody, you could be anyone else
Do you still love me when I am not taking communion?
If only you could be somebody, you could be anyone else
Do you still love me when I am not taking communion?
For you, ‘cause you ask me to
For you, ‘cause you ask me to

My God, you look so ashamed
Is it something I said, is it the way that I am?
Did you make a mistake and can I get to Heaven?

My God, you look so ashamed
Is it something I said, is it just the way that I am?
Can you make mistakes?
And can I get to Heaven, or will they all throw me away
Can you make mistakes? Will they all throw me away?

If only you could be somebody, you could be anyone else
Would you still love me when I am not taking communion?
Track Name: Two
I think I wanted to be found
In the back of a van
In the outskirts of town;
Needle in hand, liquor in my mouth
So you’d worry more

I wanted to be safe
With someone who cared
With a frown on their face
You know how I worry about everything
That I can’t control

If I’m playing God
I have to be losing

The white flag is raised and it’s burning
It’s burning around me
The girl who cried wolf when there were only
Were only puppies
Who I am now, and
Who I wanted to be
They’re two separate beings entirely

If I’m playing God
I have to be losing

And if I’m playing God
I gotta be
Track Name: While We Are On The Subject
I’ll leave the light on
The backdoor is unlocked
But you would come in
If there’s light inside, anyway

Wish I had given
Any attention
To the way that you studied
Every bit of my face

Cause it hurts
A misunderstanding?
No
It’s not a misunderstanding

Parts of me felt whole
Parts of me felt home
And now I’m a body

Parts of me felt whole
Parts of me felt home
And now I’m a body

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