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it's time to pull the shades/kill the lights and wait/wade in solitude/I want to write a song so right that it's wrong/that every time you hear that tune you cry/I want to write the words that you've never heard/every word so bold and new/I want to write a song for everything that's wrong/and everything I am/you must know/you'll never find me/open wide free of doubt, not anymore/you'll never find me/and I don't know how to say anything anymore/I feel no connection to anything beyond that door/an island on the second floor/I can't escape/nothing penetrates/not anymore/no, it didn't before/this bedroom's the perfect metaphor/with windows sealed I can feel the disconnect/between me and them out in the hall/they wait for me to say something/"I want to reach you"/this consciousness/an isolated mind/is a consequence/of our design/been scared to bridge this divide/so scared to bridge/you must know/you'll never find me/open wide free of doubt/not anymore/you'll never find me/honestly/you'll never find...

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from Patterned Lives, released September 17, 2011

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Thieves and Assassins

Thieves and Assassins is a band from Long Island. In one form or another, they have been playing and writing music together since 2004.

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