Soaked To The Soul

from by Lauren Best

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lyrics/music by L.M. Best

lyrics

Gargoyles play in your consciousness
Between insecurity and false confidence
In your firm sense of righteous deviance
They find a nice place to nestle in and call home
You'll never be alone, but you're always on your own
I want to dance with them
Bathe in this disastrous requiem
Take the shades of complexity onto my tongue
All given, no condition, tasted affliction

I would give you truth, but it's dynamically divine
I would give you a sense of security, but that's a silly thing for the constructs of your mind

When I finally open my eyes I see

You and me naked in the rain
Dancing in droplets, dripping pain
Laughing, splashing in puddles of shame
Soaked to the soul

Let me go on an exploratory dive
Swimming into the depths of your mind
And if I make it back alive
I'll go again deeper, deeper
Hoping to transcend the beginning of the end
You can challenge me, you can shake my beliefs
Shock and awe, beckon and tease
Chew and spit, plead guilty and unravel me
Playing between senses, playing between defenses

I would give you redemption, but to have redemption you have to have faith
I would give you illusion, but as your own illusions will demonstrate

When you finally open your eyes you'll see

You and me naked in the rain
Dancing in droplets, dripping pain
Laughing, splashing in puddles of shame
Soaked to the soul

I want to play in your consciousness
Between magical and infectious happenstance
In your firm sense of righteous deviance
I find a nice place to nestle in and call home
You'll never be alone, but you're always on your own

I would give you second chances, but to have a second chance you have to fuck it up
I would give you moments to see me too, but moments never seem to last long enough

If we ever open my eyes I know we’ll see

You and me naked in the rain
Dancing in droplets, dripping pain
Laughing, splashing in puddles of shame
Soaked to the soul

credits

from Sticker Collection, released January 11, 2011
Lauren Best: vocals
Sienna Dahlen: background vocals
Gary Taylor: drum kit
Michael Fonfara: organ
Tyler Wagler: upright bass, mandolin
Colleen Allen: clarinet
David Atkinson: accordion

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Lauren Best Ontario

Lauren Best and The Renegade Company: Lyrical alt-pop, revealing a quirky singer-songwriter with diverse influences. "Thinking and feeling music" with jazzy grooves and reflective lyrics that speak to audiences of all ages. Small-town sensibility with big-city flavour. ... more

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