Keep Your Powder Dry

by The Izzys

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released April 12, 2010

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Track Name: Tear 'em on Down
Tear 'em on Down

Push past the squares and first comers, bearing your eyeteeth
Press your born advantage like you've never known sympathy

Gonna show them what it is, don't draw your brakes
Take your chance right off the shelf , don't you know that's all it takes

Turn around, tear em down gonna get some speed
Two pills, a boy, a girl and the devil at my feet

The highway is a surly mistress, she gives and takes away
And you'll roll and go and crash and fold and you know you've lost your way

Turn around, tear em down gonna get some speed
Two pills, a boy, a girl and the devil at my feet
Track Name: Under the Sun
Under the Sun

Now life is coarse and words fall short and that's alright
Yet it's sharper than a two-edged sword and it cuts so right
And I'm searchin' for that still small voice in the night
But it's yet to offer me a choice, hey alright

That's alright I'm only lost at sea
And I am you, and you are me
And there ain't nothing new
Under the sun

Now I'm headed for the dogs of war and that's alright
But I don't know what I'm fighting for, do I Mike?
And I see the fire, but can't smell the smoke in the night
And fear it's all some sick hoax, tell me, am I right?

That's alright I'm only lost at sea
And I am you, and you are me
And there ain't nothing new
Under the sun

That's alright I'm only lost at sea
And I am you, and you are me
And there must be something new
Under the sun
Track Name: You Are Free
Oh what a way, what a way to find
Hey now you go and lose what's yours and what's mine
I know it's hard to stand a world so cold
Come on and take a table out of the road

And they say that your dreams don't lie
But they clear the bridge between your heart and your mind
And should better angels fail
You know that you can lean on me for a spell

Let go of what you are
You are free, don't let me down
My best intentions leave god laughing at me
Don't turn around

Hang on, let go
You are free don't make a sound
Things are not what they seem, except when they are
Don't let me down
Track Name: Lost on the Way
Lost on the Way

Revels and painted ladies
And honky-tonk parades
Jubilation and empty stations
And a boy who is lost on his way

Sin and reckless abandon
Seem to be his main stock-in-trade
If you press him to say, he might run away
Just a boy who is lost on his way

Scoundrel or lonesome pilgrim
Well who am I to say?
But make no mistake there's a narrow escape
For the boy who is lost on his way

So pull down the lights all around you
And get on your knees and pray
For happy days and your soul to save
And the boy who is lost on his way
Track Name: Deal
Since it costs a lot to win and even more to lose
You and I are bound to spend some time wondering what to choose
It goes to show you don't ever know
Watch each card you play and play it slow
Don't you let that deal go down
Wait until that deal goes down

I've been gambling hereabouts ten good solid years
If I told you all that went down it would burn off both of your ears
It goes to show you don't ever know
Watch each card you play and play it slow
Don't you let that deal go down
Wait until that deal goes down

Since you poured the wine for me and tightened up my shoes
I hate to leave sitting there composing lonesome blues
It goes to show you don't ever know
Watch each card you play and play it slow
Don't you let that deal go down
Wait until that deal goes down