Against Me! – Because of the Shame

Off to see Against Me! tonight with a review to follow (if I don’t fangirl too much)

We used to get high together, instead of getting high alone.
Can’t remember the last time I saw you.
Can’t remember the last time we talked.
You left home for a fresh start,
Working as a waitress down in Bradenton.
With my name tattoo’d into your skin.

Because of the shame I associate with vulnerability
I am numbing myself completely.
Can you hear me right now?
I watched your mother bury you today, with tears in her eyes.
It wasn’t her words that shook me, but the resemblance you shared.

Don’t it seem so detached and unreal? Don’t it seem so far away?
Like the past never happened, or like nothing’s ever changed.
With your casket open in front of me,
Your eyes closed and your lips silent.
With my name tattoo’d into your skin.

Because of the shame I associate with vulnerability
I am numbing myself completely.
Can you hear me right now?
I watched your mother bury you today, with tears in her eyes.
It wasn’t her words that shook me, but the resemblance you shared.

Didn’t listen to the preacher.
Couldn’t look your husband in the eyes.
I’m not sure what I meant to you then,
So I’m not sure what I owe you now.
But if something I said hurt you
I swear it was not my intention.
With your name tattoo’d into my skin.
With your name tattoo’d into my skin.

Because of the shame I associate with vulnerability
I am numbing myself completely.
Can you hear me right now?
I watched your mother bury you today, with tears in her eyes.
Oh it wasn’t her words that shook me, but the resemblance you shared.
Oh it wasn’t her words that shook me, but the resemblance you shared.

Can you hear me right now?
Can you hear me right now?

I’ve been up in the air with 30 Seconds to Mars

I’m so happy/excited/cannot wait/thrilled/in love with the fact that I’m going to be seeing one of my favourite bands of all time again in November!

30 Seconds to Mars released their fourth studio album Love Lust Faith + Dreams in May and are embarking on a new world tour to promote their latest offering.

The American alt-rock band is made up of the Leto brothers, actor/singer/director/all round amazing human Jared (lead vocals) and Shannon (drummer), and guitarist Tomo Milicevic.

Love Lust Faith + Dreams was produced by Jared Leto and Steve Lillywhite and it sits up there with A Beautiful Lie and 2009’s This is War for quality and cinematic music videos.

‘Up in the Air’ is the first single to be release from the bands new album and, like the videos we have grown to appreciate from the trio, it features familiar faces, including burlesque dancer Dita Von Teese, and an alternative ideology behind the video.

Oh oh oh oh oh, Whoah

Oh oh oh oh oh
Oh oh oh oh oh, Whoah
Oh oh oh oh oh

I been up in the air, out of my head,
Stuck in a moment of emotion I’ve destroyed.
Is this the end I feel?
Up in the air, fucked up our life,
All of the laws I broke and loves that I sacrificed.
Is this the end?

I’ll wrap my hands around your neck so tight with love, love.
A thousand times I tempted fate,
A thousand times I played this game,
A thousand times that I have said,
Today, today, today.

Whoah, oh oh oh oh oh
Whoah, oh oh oh oh oh

I been up in the air, lost in the night.
I wouldn’t trade it all for your life.
You lust for my life.
Is this the end?
Hey!

You were the love of my life, the darkness, the light.
This is a portrait of a tortured you and I.
Is this the, is this the, is this the end?

I’ll wrap my hands around your neck so tight with love, love, love.
A thousand times I tempted fate,
A thousand times I played this game,
A thousand times that I have said,
Today, today, today.

Whoah
A thousand times I tempted fate, (Whoah)
A thousand times I played this game, (Whoah)
A thousand times that I have said, (Whoah)
Today, today, today.

Whoah, oh oh oh oh oh
Whoah, oh oh oh oh oh

Oh (today) oh (today) oh (today) oh (today) oh (today) oh (today) oh (today)

I been up in the air.
Is the end I feel?
Up in the air, chasing a dream so real.
I been up in the air.

I’ll wrap my hands around your neck. (Is this the end I feel?)
Up in the air, chasing a dream, chasing a dream.

Take no more!
Take no more!
Take no more!
I’ll take no more!

A thousand times I tempted fate. (Take no more)
A thousand times I played this game. (Take no more)
A thousand times that I have said. (Take no more)
Today, today, today.

Whoah
Today, today, today (I’ll wrap my hands around your neck, neck with love, love.)
Today, today, today (I’ll wrap my hands around your neck, neck with love, love.)

I’ll wrap my hands around your neck, neck, neck, neck, neck, neck, neck, neck.
I’ll wrap my hands around your neck so tight with love, love.