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Hailey Magee Boston, Massachusetts

Boston, MA.

Honest, gritty, captivating singer-songwriter

Founder & Director of Emerging Boston Area Singer-Songwriters www.ebassmusic.com

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Track Name: Flitcraft Episode (Note to Self)
You are safe in your skin for the moment now
Left your phone in the dark so you can't be found
Everyone knows your name, so here you hide
and you are searching for the other side
and you are searching for the other side

Got a scrape on your chin and a shadowed heart
Say you grew up too fast, now you've grown apart
Every face is familiar now, so here you hide
tonight, your future in the starry skies
and you are searching for the other side

[chorus]
A seat for one
You’ve two left feet
And a genuine leather heart
A ticket torn straight down the center
For one
An unlikely sum of nickels and quarters
A new pair of shoes for the run
Every state line fills your veins with red, red blood
Just a seat for one

You can burn all your books down to ash and dust
Give your pencil a fighting chance
Alone you must not rush
Your story here will come in time
and you are searching for the other side
the other side

[chorus]

Well you are brave
And you are strong
And frankly you don’t need anyone else [x3]

A ticket torn straight down the center
For one
An unlikely sum of nickels and quarters

Well you are brave
And you are strong
And frankly you don’t need anyone else [x2]
Track Name: Sweet Surrender
Speak loud, speak now
Speak with purpose, meaning, intent
Don’t hide behind brown eyes
You won’t get anywhere with that
Shadowed thunderheads above
Blue hued conversation

I felt the storm that rose from your veins like a curse
I tasted truth between those parted lips of yours
But you’ve been down a broken road
And now you’re searching for a home

Can I be your sweet surrender?
Can our touch endure the fall?
You said-
“Don’t you promise me forever
I’ve lost once, I’ve lost it all”

Loose, tight, don’t fight
Clenching dissonance in spite of
Color, beauty
Unforgivable in all it cannot give to you

Breath is free and talk is cheap
But I’d pay millions for your words
I will not be a charity case

Trembling hands, seeking a heart to hold
Torrents of rain escape our minds and flood our souls
But you’ve been down this broken road
And now you’re searching for a home
Well-

[Chorus]

I don’t believe in a truth that is real,
That is everything we’ll ever need to be satisfied
I believe we can find peace with ourselves,
and find love in the strangest of places - strangest of minds

I don’t believe in a truth that is real, that is everything -
Why am I terrified - you are my everything.

Cause I felt the storm that rose from your veins like a curse
I tasted truth between those parted lips of yours
I was alive and you were empty
I was the earth smoldering beneath you
Track Name: Race the Moon
I never really believed in second chances
I never really believed in you
You set yourself in my heart so deep
The spark so real
The slope so steep and

I’ve had awhile to think it over
I’ve wasted wishes that we come true
But now that I’ve had my time and space
This song’s my proof
I’m drawn to you

I won’t tell a soul if you don’t

Hands fast and fleeting
We race the moon
Eyes black as daggers
With hands built to soothe

Water meets fire
And liar meets truth
Daylight tastes sour
In a bed meant for two

Within an hour the dust will settle
You turn the tables, I lock the doors
I’ll give you love if you give me time
So hit the lights
That’s what we’re here for

We’re taking names and we’re under fire
I like it when you move like that
Don’t touch your phone
You’re not alone
You won’t go home till I say so

I won’t tell a soul if you don’t

Hands fast and fleeting
We race the moon
Eyes black as daggers
With hands built to soothe

Water meets fire
And liar meets truth
Daylight tastes sour
In a bed meant for two

You had me by the hip, the curtain fell
You had me by the lip, she gave you hell
I never had your heart, I never will
But I’ll be singing to you in the half-light

You took me for a ride and dropped me slow
You took me by surprise, and now I know
The flavor of your lies like falling snow
And sunrise secrets

You had me by the hip, the curtain fell
You had me by the lip, she gave you hell
I never had your heart, I never will
But I’ll be singing to you in the half-light

You took me for a ride and dropped me slow
You took me by surprise, I’ll never know
The flavor of your eyes in morning’s glow
Cause I’m your sunrise secret

Shhh
Track Name: Light Up the Sky
Light and sweet in the morning
Strong like soldiers we stand all alone
Hints of gold in our eyes
But our hands betray our hearts as they tremble, knowing
We’ve only moments left before we go

Store your bags and pillowcases somewhere in a dusty drawer
They’ve sworn not to reveal the tears you shed in fear of leaving
Deposit the memories in a little glass jar because
The only change you want , it stays the same

Now you’re here, the past looks so inviting
And now you’re here, you can’t imagine leaving

There’s nothing you own in a world you’ve outgrown
Now you’re headed so far from home
So tie your laces tight,
Feel the breeze on your back and the sun in your eyes
As you light up the sky

Penny for your thoughts
Silver for your silence
Maybe if we shield the sun, the earth will never grow
Holding with a vice grip with the surface getting slicker
My heartbeat getting quicker
How can this be home?

La da da da da
Oh oh
La da da da da

And now you’re here the past feels so nearsighted
Shield your eyes for fear of being blinded

There’s nothing you own in a world you’ve outgrown
Now you’re headed so far from home
So tie your laces tight,
Feel the breeze on your back and the sun in your eyes
As you light up the sky

Light and sweet in the morning
Strong like soldiers we stand, all alone
Track Name: Steady Was My Hand
Solid ground
These hips are poised on
Solid ground
These lips are poison

Tightly wound
The coils in my skin don’t make a sound
You never could unwind me

You had a shot but you misfired
You call me sweetie and I call you liar

I can’t believe
I can’t believe you had the heart
To take our secrets to the fire, burn and shame
Until we’re battlegrounds apart
And you can say
That you alone in solace stance
But don’t forget that when you cried on my shoulder
Steady was my hand
Steady was my hand

Tell your friends
About my broken heart
Lets play pretend
You always were good at games

Make believe
That after dark you are not drawn to me
Who’s faking it now?

You had a shot but you misfired
You call me sweetie and I call you liar

I can’t believe
I can’t believe you had the heart
To take our secrets to the fire, burn and shame
Until we’re battlegrounds apart
And you can say
That you alone in solace stance
But don’t forget that when you cried on my shoulder
Steady was my hand
Steady was my hand

And now I know
That I’ll be sleeping here alone
While you pretend to love the one who shares your bed
She seems sweet
But you won’t tell her all the things
You told me when you knew my hand was steady in yours

I can’t believe
I can’t you had the heart, yeah

I can’t believe
I can’t believe you had the heart
To take our secrets to the fire, burn and shame
Until we’re battlegrounds apart
And you can say
That you alone in solace stance
But don’t forget that when you cried on my shoulder
Steady was my hand
Steady was my hand
Track Name: As Shadows Do
Blue paper packages and soft silver candles by the door
Jazz through the speakers, now my heart little pieces on the floor
Sweep them up, got the Scotch tape ready
Feels like I’ve been here before
Quick fix, cheap tricks
Dull ache, mistake
Got less - of course I want more
For me

I still have your number and you still have the stuff I wrote for you
All of the nitty-gritty love songs play back in black and blue
Top drawer, left shelf, bottom line
This house was built for two
Static places, static faces
I will not be static
Won’t you please

Toxic carnival lights, mix tapes and yellow roses
Purple midsummer night risk takers
Take these scissors
Cut the moon in two
Losing sleep as shadows do

Winter’s a melody but I can’t seem to find my way
The secrets in my skin are restless - forever they will stay
We’ll keep talking about the weather
Though we’re miles away
We’ll trade lives and we’ll feign laughter
Anything to keep this going
So please

We’ve been counting down days and saving every penny
Unaware of each other wondering
“What will this bring?”
Cut the space in two
Stop and stare as shadows do

[piano interlude]

I’ve got a story and I’ve got all the scars to prove it true
Even after this disaster my heart belongs to you
I’ve been feeling alive and though I’m sometimes broken
I would rather shout my soul than go unspoken
Make your light come true
I won’t fear as shadows do.
Track Name: Unbelievable Minds
Now sit yourself down, boy
Hands out of your pockets
Into the air
Unplug your mind from these devices
Keep your vices sweet and sound and
Everywhere

The world is ours if you let it be

I’ve seen the signs
Unbelievable minds
I’ve seen the sun at midnight
Up high to bring us back to life in golden moments skintight

We know that we’re unbelievable
Behind the smoke and mirrors
Smoke and liquor
Just a minute of your time,
Unbelievable minds

Back out on your toes
Danger, danger
Strangers in the park and
Lovers in the dark, ooh
Keep speaking in tongues
I’ll keep sketching you nude
Tea and coffee if you please
After afternoon

It’s in the stars if you let it be

I’ve seen the signs
Unbelievable minds
I’ve seen the sun at midnight
Up high to bring us back to life in golden moments skintight

We know that we’re unbelievable
Behind the smoke and mirrors
Smoke and liquor
Just a minute of your time,
Unbelievable minds

Get the artists in a line
Get the writers out of their heads
Get the preachers in a row
Get the sinners out of their beds
They don’t know what they’re missing
They don’t know where they’ve been
Unbelievable, unbelievable
Unbelievable minds

I’ve seen the signs
Unbelievable minds
I’ve seen the sun at midnight
Up high to bring us back to life in golden moments skintight

We know that we’re unbelievable
Behind the smoke and mirrors
Smoke and liquor
Just a minute of your time,
Unbelievable minds
Track Name: The Traveler
Do you remember when that big old storm blew in from the West
And we undressed, our knuckles pressed to our lips beneath the rain?
I still remember how you stood there, trembling
Every move that you made meant something and
With every breath I agreed

We were untouchable
We were caught between the heartbeats

And as I lay there
Gasping in your arms
You looked down on me
And kissed me slow and hard
I never tasted sweetness like you

The interplay of interlocking fingers behind your head
I hit the bed and I am weightless in your arms
You’ve got a knack for breaking secrets open
I never had to hold it in with you
But as the thunder ends, the silence deafens me

We were inseparable
We were caught between the heartbeats

And as I lay there
Gasping in your arms
You looked down on me
And kissed me slow and hard
I never tasted sweetness like you

The traveler’s heart is a wishing well
And I’ve been seeking pennies for your thoughts
I know I’ll never tell,
But you’re my muse
And somehow I got lost inside this fantasy
My mind just let me be for a little while
I fall in to you
Track Name: Jersey Can Wait
Secret world inside my pocket
Right beside your heart
Save it for a rainy day
When we are far apart

Cause when jasmine blooms, it’s half past noon
The gentle breath of newborn June
And I will sleep in twilight next to you
Everything is alright next to you

Jersey can wait
We’re young, we’re in love
To Paris, to Vegas
We’ll leave our trace
On the sidewalks and streetlights, each state
Cause Jersey can wait

Meet me empty-handed, lover
You’ll have all you need
We could walk but flight is quicker
Brace yourself for speed

Cause in love this sort, our time is short
Forever docks at every port
And we will sail the sunrise, just we two
Early morning delight, just we two

Jersey can wait
We’re young, we’re in love
To Paris, to Vegas
We’ll leave our trace
On the sidewalks and streetlights, each state
Cause Jersey can wait

These places we’re dreaming
We’ve been there before
The tides of our memories
Wash up on this shore we call home
And the red glow, the moment that we know
There’s no where in this world that we’d rather go

Cause when jasmine blooms
It’s half past noon
The gentle breath of newborn June
Jersey can wait
We’re young, we’re in love
To Paris, to Vegas
We’ll leave our trace
On the sidewalks and streetlights
Each state
Cause Jersey can wait
Track Name: Look to the Light
Last I heard she took to the stars
Last I heard she wouldn’t get far
Tied up by memories that tie her to places she’d rather forget
Then she flew away

When the stars hang over the tides
When the gods paint themselves in the skies
She’s still for a moment,
She’s lost and she knows it but
She’ll keep seeking what she’s trying to find

And it’s all in her hands now
But her head is heavy tonight
When the moon comes up empty she knows
she has one more chance to make it right

Look to the light over shoulder stare
You’re halfway there and the sun is bidding you good morning
Look to the light over shadow break
You’re on your way, and inside you’ve got a good feeling cause
You may have traveled through hell and back
Lost a bet and broke your heart in the process, but
You wouldn’t trade it for anything
Now you’re here with me, just where you wanna be

Double doors close
Morning light shines
Dump your glass of regret on the pavement
You’re a new you
No more search and find
You fit in this skin, got a sound heart, clear mind

You never thought a million years
The truth could be so bright
You were there, now you’re here
You were scared have no fear
You were wrong, now you’re right
Now your dreams are in sight, so believe it
Believe it

Look to the light over shoulder stare
You’re halfway there and the sun is bidding you good morning
Look to the light over shadow break
You’re on your way, and inside you’ve got a good feeling cause
You may have traveled through hell and back
Lost a bet and broke your heart in the process, but
You wouldn’t trade it for anything
Now you’re here with me, just where you wanna be

Got the ocean
Got the river
Got the beauty of life ‘round your finger
Got a family
Got a lover
And you know nothing more could be better so

Tell that girl with the weary eyes
That she’ll turn out alright
She’s just gotta look out
And look to the light

Look to the light over shoulder stare
You’re halfway there and the sun is bidding you good morning
Look to the light over shadow break
You’re on your way, and inside you’ve got a good feeling cause
You may have traveled through hell and back
Lost a bet and broke your heart in the process, but
You wouldn’t trade it for anything
Now you’re here with me, just where you wanna be

Now you’re here with me, just where you wanna be