The Weakerthans


I want to call a request through heating vents

And hear them answered with a whispered


The Mountain Goats


This song is for the soil
That’s toxic clear down to the bedrock
Where no thing of consequence can grow
Drop your seeds there, let them go

Alkaline Trio


Taking your own life with boredom,

I’m taking my own life with wine -

it helps you to rule out the sorrow,

it helps me to empty my mind

Making the most of a bad time

I’m smoking the brains from my head

Leaving the coal calling the kettle black and orange and red

This kettle is seeing red

Elliott Smith

"Ballad Of Big Nothing"

Said you can do what you want to whenever you want to

You can do what you want to there’s no one to stop you

All spit and spite you’re up all night and down every day

A tired man with only hours to go just waiting to be taken away.”

Elliott Smith - Ballad of Big Nothing

The Front Bottoms

"Legit Tattoo Gun"

"My head has thoughts…

what a ridiculous place to start.

She said ‘well how about my chest,

or more specifically my heart?”

The Front Bottoms - Legit Tattoo Gun

Frightened Rabbit

"Good Arms Vs. Bad Arms"

Frightened Rabbit - Good Arms Vs. Bad Arms

"I decided this decision some six months ago

So i’ll stick to my guns, but from now on it’s war

I am armed with the past, and the will, and a brick

I might not want you back, but i want to kill him”

The National

"Green Gloves"

The National - Green Gloves

Now I hardly know them

and I’ll take my time

I’ll carry them over, and I’ll make them mine.”

The Mountain Goats

"Ezekiel 7 and The Permanent Efficacy of Grace"

High as the clouds now


Drive ‘til the rain stops

Keep driving”

The Mountain Goats - Ezekiel 7 and The Permanent Efficacy of Grace

The National


You’re a needle in the hay

You’re the water at the door

You’re a million miles away

Doesn’t matter anymore…”

The National - Fireproof

Nine Inch Nails

"The Downward Spiral"

“Everything’s blue
in this world
the deepest shade of mushroom blue
all fuzzy
spilling out of my head”

Nine Inch Nails - The Downward Spiral