Chris Basemake

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[VERSE 1]
A smell of beer and cigarettes
Daddy's home, and he's angry
Mom hasn't set the table yet
Cause she worked all day in the laundry
He drags her to the kitchen
She's bleeding from the head
I run under the bed
Hiding from my dad's addiction

[PRE-CHORUS]
I'm freezing up
I'm freezing up
When comes the stormy weather
But I won't stay little forever

[CHORUS]
I'm breaking the circle
I will heal your soul
With jewels and gold
I'm breaking the circle
I will cover your road
With a thousand roses
I'm breaking the circle
I'm breaking that curse

[VERSE 2]
Mom died from overwork
I didn't grow up fast enough
I make new friends and go berserk
Bleeding inside but acting tough
Yet another bar fight
I spill beer on your ruffle dress
Sorry, ma'am, I'm such a mess
But I believe in love at first sight

[PRE-CHORUS]
You can see the pain
Of the little boy I used to be
Cause you feel the same
You feel the same

[CHORUS]
I'm breaking the circle
I will heal your soul
With jewels and gold
I'm breaking the circle
I will cover your road
With a thousand roses
I'm breaking the circle
I'm breaking that curse

[BRIDGE]
A smell of coffee and fresh violet
I just got home, and I'm hungry
But you haven't set the table yet
Another thing that bugs me
Our son wishes
He could send me to hell
And I know only too well
What's on his mind when he's picking up
The broken dishes

[PRE-CHORUS]
I'm freezing up
I'm freezing up
When comes the stormy weather
But I won't stay little forever

[CHORUS]
I'm breaking the circle
I will heal your soul
With jewels and gold
I'm breaking the circle
I will cover your road
With a thousand roses
I'm breaking the circle
I'm breaking that curse

Breaking the Circle

[VERSE 1]
Love or war, I'm fucked anyway
But I'd rather die with a needle in my head
Than with a gun in my hand
No, I won't kill my brother on my way
To the Promised Land

[HOOK]
On death row
I say, "Peace and Rock and Roll"

[VERSE 2]
Red or blue, same bed in the basement
And I'd rather die running from a manhunt
Than welcome their lies into my brain
I need art, not entertainment

[HOOK]
On death row
I say, "Peace and Rock and Roll"

[VERSE 3]
Hell or Heaven, the rent is too high
And I'd rather be placed in isolation
Than live like a slave in the afterlife
I'm ready to die
Cause I am my own salvation

[HOOK]
On death row
I say, "Peace and Rock and Roll"

[OUTRO]
Peace and Rock and Roll
Peace and Rock and Roll
On death row
I say, "Peace and Rock and Roll"

On Death Row

[VERSE]
Your smile blurs my bad memories
When we hug and chill in bed
Like a green day in the seventies

If the sun threatened to hide his face
I would always choose your eyes
No matter the side effects

[PRE-CHORUS]
Only you can fill the void
Feeling high and paralyzed
Paranoid in paradise

[CHORUS]
I need you more and more
Like a fanatic
Like a fuckin' fanatic
I want you more and more
Like a love addict
Like a damn love addict

I need you more and more
Like a fanatic
Like a fuckin' fanatic
I want you more and more
Like a love addict
Like a damn love addict

[VERSE]
Sprinkle my soul with fairy dust
I wanna fly far away
And taste that psychedelic lust

Baby, give me another dose
I've got you under my skin
Between the spirit and the bones

[PRE-CHORUS]
Only you can fill the void
Feeling high and paralyzed
Paranoid in paradise

[CHORUS]
I need you more and more
Like a fanatic
Like a fuckin' fanatic
I want you more and more
Like a love addict
Like a damn love addict

I need you more and more
Like a fanatic
Like a fuckin' fanatic
I want you more and more
Like a love addict
Like a damn love addict

[BRIDGE]
Got your name
Your beautiful name
Tatted on my body
I need you so bad
I might OD

[PRE-CHORUS]
But only you can fill the void
Feeling high and paralyzed
Paranoid in paradise

[CHORUS]
I need you more and more
Like a fanatic
Like a fuckin' fanatic
I want you more and more
Like a love addict
Like a damn love addict

I need you more and more
Like a fanatic
Like a fuckin' fanatic
I want you more and more
Like a love addict
Like a damn love addict

Love Addict


Latest Uploads

[VERSE 1]
A smell of beer and cigarettes
Daddy's home, and he's angry
Mom hasn't set the table yet
Cause she worked all day in the laundry
He drags her to the kitchen
She's bleeding from the head
I run under the bed
Hiding from my dad's addiction

[PRE-CHORUS]
I'm freezing up
I'm freezing up
When comes the stormy weather
But I won't stay little forever

[CHORUS]
I'm breaking the circle
I will heal your soul
With jewels and gold
I'm breaking the circle
I will cover your road
With a thousand roses
I'm breaking the circle
I'm breaking that curse

[VERSE 2]
Mom died from overwork
I didn't grow up fast enough
I make new friends and go berserk
Bleeding inside but acting tough
Yet another bar fight
I spill beer on your ruffle dress
Sorry, ma'am, I'm such a mess
But I believe in love at first sight

[PRE-CHORUS]
You can see the pain
Of the little boy I used to be
Cause you feel the same
You feel the same

[CHORUS]
I'm breaking the circle
I will heal your soul
With jewels and gold
I'm breaking the circle
I will cover your road
With a thousand roses
I'm breaking the circle
I'm breaking that curse

[BRIDGE]
A smell of coffee and fresh violet
I just got home, and I'm hungry
But you haven't set the table yet
Another thing that bugs me
Our son wishes
He could send me to hell
And I know only too well
What's on his mind when he's picking up
The broken dishes

[PRE-CHORUS]
I'm freezing up
I'm freezing up
When comes the stormy weather
But I won't stay little forever

[CHORUS]
I'm breaking the circle
I will heal your soul
With jewels and gold
I'm breaking the circle
I will cover your road
With a thousand roses
I'm breaking the circle
I'm breaking that curse

Breaking the Circle

[VERSE 1]
Love or war, I'm fucked anyway
But I'd rather die with a needle in my head
Than with a gun in my hand
No, I won't kill my brother on my way
To the Promised Land

[HOOK]
On death row
I say, "Peace and Rock and Roll"

[VERSE 2]
Red or blue, same bed in the basement
And I'd rather die running from a manhunt
Than welcome their lies into my brain
I need art, not entertainment

[HOOK]
On death row
I say, "Peace and Rock and Roll"

[VERSE 3]
Hell or Heaven, the rent is too high
And I'd rather be placed in isolation
Than live like a slave in the afterlife
I'm ready to die
Cause I am my own salvation

[HOOK]
On death row
I say, "Peace and Rock and Roll"

[OUTRO]
Peace and Rock and Roll
Peace and Rock and Roll
On death row
I say, "Peace and Rock and Roll"

On Death Row

[VERSE]
Your smile blurs my bad memories
When we hug and chill in bed
Like a green day in the seventies

If the sun threatened to hide his face
I would always choose your eyes
No matter the side effects

[PRE-CHORUS]
Only you can fill the void
Feeling high and paralyzed
Paranoid in paradise

[CHORUS]
I need you more and more
Like a fanatic
Like a fuckin' fanatic
I want you more and more
Like a love addict
Like a damn love addict

I need you more and more
Like a fanatic
Like a fuckin' fanatic
I want you more and more
Like a love addict
Like a damn love addict

[VERSE]
Sprinkle my soul with fairy dust
I wanna fly far away
And taste that psychedelic lust

Baby, give me another dose
I've got you under my skin
Between the spirit and the bones

[PRE-CHORUS]
Only you can fill the void
Feeling high and paralyzed
Paranoid in paradise

[CHORUS]
I need you more and more
Like a fanatic
Like a fuckin' fanatic
I want you more and more
Like a love addict
Like a damn love addict

I need you more and more
Like a fanatic
Like a fuckin' fanatic
I want you more and more
Like a love addict
Like a damn love addict

[BRIDGE]
Got your name
Your beautiful name
Tatted on my body
I need you so bad
I might OD

[PRE-CHORUS]
But only you can fill the void
Feeling high and paralyzed
Paranoid in paradise

[CHORUS]
I need you more and more
Like a fanatic
Like a fuckin' fanatic
I want you more and more
Like a love addict
Like a damn love addict

I need you more and more
Like a fanatic
Like a fuckin' fanatic
I want you more and more
Like a love addict
Like a damn love addict

Love Addict

[VERSE 1]
My bed feels like a cramped coffin
And when she lies down next to me
My room stays dark and gloomy
Love can't save a dead man walking

[PRE-CHORUS]
Trapped inside my body
I'm buried alive
Everything gets so muddy
I'm barely alive

[CHORUS]
I'm a dead man walking
On the wane
Like the moon tonight
I'm a dead man walking
Only pain
Still binds me to life

I'm a dead man walking
A stranger
To living species
I'm a dead man walking
No angel
Ain't the man she sees
I'm just a dead man walking

[VERSE 2]
Beneath the fleeting masks
Freaks never rest
So I light a cigarette
And spend the night staring at the ceiling cracks

[PRE-CHORUS]
Trapped inside my body
I'm buried alive
Everything gets so muddy
I'm barely alive

[CHORUS]
I'm a dead man walking
On the wane
Like the moon tonight
I'm a dead man walking
Only pain
Still binds me to life

I'm a dead man walking
A stranger
To living species
I'm a dead man walking
No angel
Ain't the man she sees
I'm just a dead man walking

[BRIDGE]
Another sunrise
A timeline of empty numbers
Happiness is six feet under
Sun's glaring in my dull eyes
But dark thoughts don't melt away
So I keep them in a foggy place
And put on a happy face
Like I did yesterday

Dead Man Walking

[VERSE 1]
Here we are, staring at the horizon
While the hole in the sky widens
Our carefree days are now over
I don't wanna see you step into the light
But we both know you won't get through the night
Let me carry the sun on my shoulders

[CHORUS]
I'll stay here, my friend
Here until the end
I'll be here, old friend
Here to hold your hand

[VERSE 2]
Here we are, staring at the sunset
Some memories are dancin' with the clouds of July
Please, don't say goodbye cause we're not done yet

[CHORUS]
I'll stay here, my friend
Here until the end
I'll be here, old friend
Here to hold your hand

[BRIDGE]
Hold on, hold on, hold on
Cause once you're gone
I'll never see your smile again

[CHORUS]
I'll stay here, my friend
Here until the end
I'll be here, old friend
Here to hold your hand

Old Friend

[VERSE 1]
Seen you with your bitch on the cover of a magazine
Branded as ABW when I make a scene
You're blowin' out the love I failed to bury
Clouds throwin' up the name I used to carry
But I'm standing in the rain, ain't gonna lay low
Revenge is my only chance to see a rainbow
You didn't give a fuck when I was wailin'
What else could I be chasin'?

[PRE-CHORUS]
I'm dead serious
My laugh died the day you pulled the trigger
And ran away with her
Two can play that game, gon' make it last
Twerkin' on my brand new Huracán, watch me shake it fast

[CHORUS]
I'm takin' half of your shit
Fifty-fifty split
Plus the kitty kitty cat I never liked
Ima get paid in full
Paid in full

[VERSE 2]
Heard you have another baby on the way
Makes me think about your life beyond the bay
Like a low tide kissin' your feet
Missin' you here, I put your song on repeat
Still waitin' for a Part II that may never come
Nothing ever comes from you
Guess your pretty mouth ain't facin' regret
Gotta make you cough up before pressin' reset

[PRE-CHORUS]
I'm dead serious
My laugh died the day you pulled the trigger
And ran away with her
Two can play that game, gon' make it last
Twerkin' on my brand new Huracán, watch me shake it fast

[CHORUS]
I'm takin' half of your shit
Fifty-fifty split
Plus the kitty kitty cat I never liked
Ima get paid in full
Paid in full

[BRIDGE]
Hope she's really worth the price
Cause Ima get paid in full
Paid in full
Paid in full
You won't fool me twice

[PRE-CHORUS]
I'm dead serious
My laugh died the day you pulled the trigger
And ran away with her
Two can play that game, gon' make it last
Twerkin' on my brand new Huracán, watch me shake it fast

[CHORUS]
I'm takin' half of your shit
Fifty-fifty split
Plus the kitty kitty cat I never liked
Ima get paid in full
Paid in full

Paid in Full

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[VERSE 1]
A smell of beer and cigarettes
Daddy's home, and he's angry
Mom hasn't set the table yet
Cause she worked all day in the laundry
He drags her to the kitchen
She's bleeding from the head
I run under the bed
Hiding from my dad's addiction

[PRE-CHORUS]
I'm freezing up
I'm freezing up
When comes the stormy weather
But I won't stay little forever

[CHORUS]
I'm breaking the circle
I will heal your soul
With jewels and gold
I'm breaking the circle
I will cover your road
With a thousand roses
I'm breaking the circle
I'm breaking that curse

[VERSE 2]
Mom died from overwork
I didn't grow up fast enough
I make new friends and go berserk
Bleeding inside but acting tough
Yet another bar fight
I spill beer on your ruffle dress
Sorry, ma'am, I'm such a mess
But I believe in love at first sight

[PRE-CHORUS]
You can see the pain
Of the little boy I used to be
Cause you feel the same
You feel the same

[CHORUS]
I'm breaking the circle
I will heal your soul
With jewels and gold
I'm breaking the circle
I will cover your road
With a thousand roses
I'm breaking the circle
I'm breaking that curse

[BRIDGE]
A smell of coffee and fresh violet
I just got home, and I'm hungry
But you haven't set the table yet
Another thing that bugs me
Our son wishes
He could send me to hell
And I know only too well
What's on his mind when he's picking up
The broken dishes

[PRE-CHORUS]
I'm freezing up
I'm freezing up
When comes the stormy weather
But I won't stay little forever

[CHORUS]
I'm breaking the circle
I will heal your soul
With jewels and gold
I'm breaking the circle
I will cover your road
With a thousand roses
I'm breaking the circle
I'm breaking that curse

Breaking the Circle

[VERSE 1]
Love or war, I'm fucked anyway
But I'd rather die with a needle in my head
Than with a gun in my hand
No, I won't kill my brother on my way
To the Promised Land

[HOOK]
On death row
I say, "Peace and Rock and Roll"

[VERSE 2]
Red or blue, same bed in the basement
And I'd rather die running from a manhunt
Than welcome their lies into my brain
I need art, not entertainment

[HOOK]
On death row
I say, "Peace and Rock and Roll"

[VERSE 3]
Hell or Heaven, the rent is too high
And I'd rather be placed in isolation
Than live like a slave in the afterlife
I'm ready to die
Cause I am my own salvation

[HOOK]
On death row
I say, "Peace and Rock and Roll"

[OUTRO]
Peace and Rock and Roll
Peace and Rock and Roll
On death row
I say, "Peace and Rock and Roll"

On Death Row

[VERSE]
Your smile blurs my bad memories
When we hug and chill in bed
Like a green day in the seventies

If the sun threatened to hide his face
I would always choose your eyes
No matter the side effects

[PRE-CHORUS]
Only you can fill the void
Feeling high and paralyzed
Paranoid in paradise

[CHORUS]
I need you more and more
Like a fanatic
Like a fuckin' fanatic
I want you more and more
Like a love addict
Like a damn love addict

I need you more and more
Like a fanatic
Like a fuckin' fanatic
I want you more and more
Like a love addict
Like a damn love addict

[VERSE]
Sprinkle my soul with fairy dust
I wanna fly far away
And taste that psychedelic lust

Baby, give me another dose
I've got you under my skin
Between the spirit and the bones

[PRE-CHORUS]
Only you can fill the void
Feeling high and paralyzed
Paranoid in paradise

[CHORUS]
I need you more and more
Like a fanatic
Like a fuckin' fanatic
I want you more and more
Like a love addict
Like a damn love addict

I need you more and more
Like a fanatic
Like a fuckin' fanatic
I want you more and more
Like a love addict
Like a damn love addict

[BRIDGE]
Got your name
Your beautiful name
Tatted on my body
I need you so bad
I might OD

[PRE-CHORUS]
But only you can fill the void
Feeling high and paralyzed
Paranoid in paradise

[CHORUS]
I need you more and more
Like a fanatic
Like a fuckin' fanatic
I want you more and more
Like a love addict
Like a damn love addict

I need you more and more
Like a fanatic
Like a fuckin' fanatic
I want you more and more
Like a love addict
Like a damn love addict

Love Addict

[VERSE 1]
My bed feels like a cramped coffin
And when she lies down next to me
My room stays dark and gloomy
Love can't save a dead man walking

[PRE-CHORUS]
Trapped inside my body
I'm buried alive
Everything gets so muddy
I'm barely alive

[CHORUS]
I'm a dead man walking
On the wane
Like the moon tonight
I'm a dead man walking
Only pain
Still binds me to life

I'm a dead man walking
A stranger
To living species
I'm a dead man walking
No angel
Ain't the man she sees
I'm just a dead man walking

[VERSE 2]
Beneath the fleeting masks
Freaks never rest
So I light a cigarette
And spend the night staring at the ceiling cracks

[PRE-CHORUS]
Trapped inside my body
I'm buried alive
Everything gets so muddy
I'm barely alive

[CHORUS]
I'm a dead man walking
On the wane
Like the moon tonight
I'm a dead man walking
Only pain
Still binds me to life

I'm a dead man walking
A stranger
To living species
I'm a dead man walking
No angel
Ain't the man she sees
I'm just a dead man walking

[BRIDGE]
Another sunrise
A timeline of empty numbers
Happiness is six feet under
Sun's glaring in my dull eyes
But dark thoughts don't melt away
So I keep them in a foggy place
And put on a happy face
Like I did yesterday

Dead Man Walking

[VERSE 1]
Here we are, staring at the horizon
While the hole in the sky widens
Our carefree days are now over
I don't wanna see you step into the light
But we both know you won't get through the night
Let me carry the sun on my shoulders

[CHORUS]
I'll stay here, my friend
Here until the end
I'll be here, old friend
Here to hold your hand

[VERSE 2]
Here we are, staring at the sunset
Some memories are dancin' with the clouds of July
Please, don't say goodbye cause we're not done yet

[CHORUS]
I'll stay here, my friend
Here until the end
I'll be here, old friend
Here to hold your hand

[BRIDGE]
Hold on, hold on, hold on
Cause once you're gone
I'll never see your smile again

[CHORUS]
I'll stay here, my friend
Here until the end
I'll be here, old friend
Here to hold your hand

Old Friend

[VERSE 1]
Seen you with your bitch on the cover of a magazine
Branded as ABW when I make a scene
You're blowin' out the love I failed to bury
Clouds throwin' up the name I used to carry
But I'm standing in the rain, ain't gonna lay low
Revenge is my only chance to see a rainbow
You didn't give a fuck when I was wailin'
What else could I be chasin'?

[PRE-CHORUS]
I'm dead serious
My laugh died the day you pulled the trigger
And ran away with her
Two can play that game, gon' make it last
Twerkin' on my brand new Huracán, watch me shake it fast

[CHORUS]
I'm takin' half of your shit
Fifty-fifty split
Plus the kitty kitty cat I never liked
Ima get paid in full
Paid in full

[VERSE 2]
Heard you have another baby on the way
Makes me think about your life beyond the bay
Like a low tide kissin' your feet
Missin' you here, I put your song on repeat
Still waitin' for a Part II that may never come
Nothing ever comes from you
Guess your pretty mouth ain't facin' regret
Gotta make you cough up before pressin' reset

[PRE-CHORUS]
I'm dead serious
My laugh died the day you pulled the trigger
And ran away with her
Two can play that game, gon' make it last
Twerkin' on my brand new Huracán, watch me shake it fast

[CHORUS]
I'm takin' half of your shit
Fifty-fifty split
Plus the kitty kitty cat I never liked
Ima get paid in full
Paid in full

[BRIDGE]
Hope she's really worth the price
Cause Ima get paid in full
Paid in full
Paid in full
You won't fool me twice

[PRE-CHORUS]
I'm dead serious
My laugh died the day you pulled the trigger
And ran away with her
Two can play that game, gon' make it last
Twerkin' on my brand new Huracán, watch me shake it fast

[CHORUS]
I'm takin' half of your shit
Fifty-fifty split
Plus the kitty kitty cat I never liked
Ima get paid in full
Paid in full

Paid in Full


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