Astronaut Jumps, Nobody Misses the Landing

by Squiggly Lines

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credits

released August 9, 2015

Cover Art By: Ben Riddlebarger

Rob McLay:
Lyrics
Vocals
Guitar
Keyboards
Percussion
Sampling
Ukulele
Sequencing

Dan McLay:
Mixing
Mastering
Editing
Vocals
Guitar
Keyboards
Piano
Drums
Percussion
Sampling

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Track Name: Astronaut
Starlight never bothered me and the
Sunlight didn't get to me and the
Moonlight watched over me
Like a water bear
What a summoning stare
I'm gonna make it there

Winter never bothered me and the
Summer didn't get to me, and the
UV, couldn't penetrate me
Like a tardigrade
To black I'll fade
Into the hole I made

I see it there
The moon's face bare
With features so delicate and fair

Once I make the trip
I'll relax and sit
Underneath the Earth's great lip

So the raindrops never fell on me and the
Rivers never carried me and the
Ocean wasn't meant to be
Like a waterbear
Got room to spare
I'm going to make it there
Track Name: Jumps,
Minding my own business
I'm walking aimlessly
I take my steps absent-mindedly
Stairs with poor construction
Wrap my legs in a bow
The man across the stairwell sees the blow

And he jumps to the rescue
Like a kangaroo, god bless you
You're a saint in my old synagogue
You watched me fall down like a log but stop

'Cause I don't need you

Minding my own business
Daydreaming, you know
I sit back and dream of all the places that I'll go
With my head up in the stars,
And my feet down on the ground
I fail to notice the man making all sorts of sounds

And he jumps to the rescue
Like a kangaroo, god bless you
You saved me from a nice daydream
You waved and danced, you're my whole team, but stop

'Cause I don't need you
I don't need you
I don't need you
I don't need you

You solved my problems
And you jumped my hurdles
And then burnt my cobwebs too

(Oooh)

I want to thank you for all this
But think it's best to resist
A life waiting for you to

Jump to the rescue
Like a kangaroo, god bless you
You work too hard and care too much
Carry on like an anthropomorphized crutch, so stop

'Cause I don't need you
I don't need you
I don't need you (I don't need you)
I don't need you (to jump to the rescue)
I don't need you (I don't need you)
I don't need you (to jump to the rescue)
I don't need you (I don't need you)
I don't need you (to jump to the rescue)
I don't need you (I don't need you)
I don't need you (to jump to the rescue)
I don't need you (I don't need you)
I don't need you (to jump to the rescue)
Track Name: Nobody
A line of baby turtles
Make their way to the water
They shuffle and wade to the shore line
Just like their father

Marching one by one they
Notice someone's missing
They spot some gaps, caused by traps
Survivors count their blessings

Don't look back, look straight ahead
Keep focused on the deep blue sea
Twenty siblings have just now
Become no more than three

Birds will do what they do
Crabs are some foul ones too
Nobody steers
No one appears
Nobody will look out for you

Three little turtles
Make it past that dry land
Home-free and safe at last
No more of that dirty sand

Take it in, try to swim
Saltwater feels like it belongs
On the shell and on the tail
Swimming can make you feel so strong

Birds will do what they do
Crabs are some foul ones too
Nobody steers
No one appears
Nobody will look out for you

Ohhhh Ohh Ohhh Ohh
Ohhh Ohh Ohh Ohh
Ohh Ohh Ohhh
Track Name: Misses
Walking sideways and talking backwards
Laughing up-side-down, down-side-up
Talking freely and walking freaky and
Misbehaving in formal situations
Normal rules don't apply to you
You've got an attitude so bizarre

Missus, what a fancy tie and
Mister, what a pretty dress and
Boy, oh boy, I must confess
I thought you guys were just depressed

Missus Robinson, she misses his wife and son
She misses his missus, like a lady bug; misleading
Mister Crusoe, he left her two nights ago
He wanted to tell her, but it just seemed too hard
It's not about what's rational
It's about keeping in control

Missus, what a fancy tie and
Mister, what a pretty dress and
Boy, oh boy, I must confess
I thought you guys were just depressed

Oooooooooh, you're missus home wrecker now they say
Misappropriating love and play
And now you've got something new to say
And it's, "Ooooh, go to hell"

Misunderstandings and misinformation and
Mistakes missing the correct context
A miscalculation of other's moralities
Mister, if you think you're home-free, you're mistaken
No matter what you do it seems
Others want to call you bizarre

Missus, what a fancy tie
Mister, what a pretty dress
And boy, oh boy, I must confess
I can't say that I'm not impressed
Track Name: the
I want to get away from where I'm from
I want to retire in Elysium
I want to see the fires burning my eardrum
I want to hear the flyers too close to the sun

I want to get away from where I'm from
I want to fight with someone Herculean
I want to dance with Dionysus, then drink some
I want to deal with Plutus to get out of this slum
I met the oracle at delphi about this, she said;
"There's something about the gods you clearly have missed, let me tell you"

"The one and only feeling of
Evidence for the Gods above
Is not a prayer but a lack thereof
Not a script or something simple like that
It's when your left, totally bereft,
Hoping for love"

I can't see the gods up Mount Olympus
And I can't beat the odds shaking my fists
At the lazy bunch of losers up there who seem insist
That I learn each lesson the hard way as long as I exist

I can't see the gods up Mount Olympus
And I don't deserve to be completely dismissed
I work 15 hours a day with my stomach in a twist
I've got nothing but devotion, I demand just one kiss
I've spoke at length to friends and family about this, they say;
"There's something about the gods you clearly have missed, let us tell you"

"The one and only feeling of
Evidence for the Gods above
Is not a prayer but a lack thereof
Not a script or something simple like that
It's when your left, totally bereft,
Hoping for love"

I tried my best to let the lesson sink in
I washed myself of my anger and sins
I admitted I was whining, much to my chagrin
I think I'm ready to let myself end so I can begin

I tried my best to let the lesson sink in
But the lesson was vague and the concept was thin
What does love even mean? I can't help but grin
I think everybody is crazy, or maybe just lying
I took some time to pray to almighty Zeus about this, he boomed;
"Yeah, loneliness and hope sure sounds like eternal bliss, you imbecile"

"The one and only feeling of
Evidence for the Gods above
Is not a prayer but a lack thereof,
Not a script or something simple like that
It's when your left, totally bereft
Hoping for love"
Track Name: Landing
Taking off, no return plan
Pre-flight routine, a helping hand
Cannot wait to land

Window seat, so you can see the view
And wave goodbye to those you knew
Let them make do

Remember the time you lost your cool
And all your classmates ridiculed
You're that year's fool

Remember the time you tried to flee
Everything was planned except the money
And you thought you'd never leave

Landing gear, retract into the undercarriage
No homesick fear, you want to get away from where you started from

Mid-flight turbulence, nonchalant talk
Until the bumps turn into shocks
And next you wish you'd walked

Captain announces the plane's going down
The landing strip's nowhere to be found
And then not one more sound

Feeling sick, you try to be mature, accepting
Your plans never stick, you tuck your head between legs and hope that you land