Let's Not Run The Race

by I Am Stramgram

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released June 1, 2012

Vincent Jouffroy, Karim Aurabi, Jean Baptiste Bernet, Julien Tirbois, Pierre Lafaille, Nicolas Rulliez, Benjamin Mandeau, Globe Audio

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I am Stramgram Bordeaux, France

Pop folk anglo-saxonne saupoudrée d'électro, conjuguant l'urgente folie d'artistes tel que Born Ruffians/Beck/Eels, avec les élégantes parenthèses des dandys Bowie ou Yorke. La part belle est, comme aux origines folk, faite à la voix et aux textes. Joyeuse et mélancolique, débraillée et exigeante, une musique à l'image des paradoxes qui nous habitent. ... more

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Track Name: Piece Of Me
PIECE OF ME
Sure,
I'll do my best
I'll folow the advice, do as you wish
So don't panic 'cause you are free
You don't want to act
Just watch and see
It's not a fairy tale for me
Sure, I'm not the last sweet prince that you will see
And all I can give to you
Is around in the air

Go ahead
Shoot me!
I was in front of you
But behind him
But don't panic 'cause
You are free
Don't wanna loose myself
'Cause of that daydream

Where is the fairy tale?
Tell me!
Sure, I'm not the last sweet prince that you will meet
And what I can offer you
Flyes in my head

You don't want to be
No you don't want to be a piece of me
There's no sweet symphony
No more sweet melodies in my mind
You don't to be
No, you don't want to be mine

Let's try again honey
Don't use a machine gun
This time just fucking tell me!
That you're panicking
But you are free
It's kind of ennoying when it is too easy

Let's live the fairy tail
Trust me
Wish I am the last sweet prince you will see
And all I can give to you
Flies in my head...

You don't want to be
No you don't want to be a piece of me
There's no sweet symphony
No more sweet melodies in my mind
You don't to be
No, you don't want to be mine

Well... Are you happy?
The last frame fades to black
Nothing around, Nothing
Except a big scar on my heart
Except a big scar on

Come over to me!
I have already lost myself 'cause of that dream...

Our fairy tail is ending sadly
Can I take back my bloody horse... Quicky?
Who wrote the end? Tell me!
'Cause it's unfair

You don't want to be
No you don't want to be a piece of me
There's no sweet symphony
No more sweet melodies in my mind
You don't to be
No, you don't want to be mine
Track Name: The Knight Of Ink
Considering the script, I've changed my plans
I choose to run away from my own lines
All my surrounding ghosts should stay, it's fine
Let's discuss the new try
And take our time
Grazing the page,
The ink as knife
Rewrites my life

Pushing away what matters for tonight,
Dreaming myself as a knight
Fighting, beeing brave and saving many lifes
Beeing good without even trying
Why can't I be this hero sleeping in my mind?

'Cause it's too late to break the curse,
Of course...

Pages and pages until daylight
The ghosts whispered ideas to me all night
Learning from my mistakes
I'm doing fine
Becoming someone wise
On our unreal side
Stroking the page,
The ink as a friend,
Writting the change

Pushing away what matters, all the signs
Considering myself as a crime
Burn down the codes, run away with the bride
Is it too late to decide?
I'm thinking like a fool but I'm never acting like one

'Cause it's too late to break the curse,
Of course,
'Cause it's too late to make it yours,
Of course...
Track Name: The Monster
It is clear that something has grown
I feel awkward everyday
I know it's not a good sign
'Cause I'm thinking about it

The monster is still in my mind
Your smile can get it awake
It is just another fight
But I'm afraid that you could win...

I would like you to disappear
But I kind of like you don't
It is just another round
And I'm feeling like a fraud

The monster is still in my mind
Your eyes can get it awake
Taking myself to a new fight
I know you own the battlefield

It is just another
You are just another
Temptation 'cause I'm feeling down
it is just another
You are just another one

It is clear that something has grown,
But you know I won't call for help
I know it's not a good sign
And I should run the other way
Your picture is still on my side
Like a shadow staring at me
Walking towards you in the dark
If I find you, maybe I'll stay...

It is just another,
You are just another,
Temptation coz I feel down,
It is just another,
You are just another one...
Track Name: Let's Not Run The Race
Fearing what's coming as I can see
Mistakes have been made
And now we are facing the worst chemistry
Buildings to high and the sky's missing
Sinking among the crowd
Draged down by their calls
I just feel like running

Trapped in the web, tied to the whole thing
Thinking about the time I wasted beeing productive
Do we fit in? I'm still wondering
Laying on the grass, beeing sure of nothing
Isnt it the proper thrill?

It is just a bloody wall
We are talking to
I have to preserve the essential
What is true
Can't U see we have it all?
And we are not fools

Let's sail away from this harboug
We pushed aside the certainties
Staring at a brand new horizon
Let's behave like stupid kids
It's like missing a day at school
'Cause we feel like playing

Forgetting what is around,
We deserve so
Even if everything goes mad
We found a role
Belonging to our own side
While the world falls

We have enough time to loose some
And I don't want to run a race, but the one I run with you
Have enough smiles to give some away
And the rest doesn't matter as long as you are smilling too
Track Name: Some Rest
Standing away from the noise
I feel would love some rest
A step aside from this mess
Locked in my room rocked by your voice