The Light to My Darkness: Re​-​Imagined

by Richie Slater

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Track Name: Chasing Ghosts (Re-Imagined)
Young & hopeless on a misty night
With darkness down our roads
Dreams are the easiest thing to lose

& I saw you
The memory but then gone
In a flash your body fell into the abyss
& the highway lights, they took my last words

But we're still chasing ghosts
& they're always on the run
Aimlessly we follow
Into these misty graves
You can search for them all you like
But you'll never find them

Lost in the clouds, like a child
You'll never really understand what it is you saw

But you're drawn to it
You always come back
Hoping it'll be there
But what do you do when you finally catch up & then it's yours

But we're still chasing ghosts
& they're always on the run
Aimlessly we follow
Into these misty graves

You surrender your mind
To a lost moment in time
You can search for them all you like
But you'll never find them

Pull your triggers now
It's not gonna come to you
Fight it all you want
But the night belongs...

& we're still chasing ghosts
& they're always on the run
Aimlessly we follow
Into these misty graves

You surrender your mind
To a lost moment in time
You can fight this all you want
But tonight belongs to them
Track Name: Don't Worry, That's Just the Depression Talking (Re-Imagined)
I don't wanna get out of bed
Not in this morning
I'll wait until I fall asleep forever

My veins are filled with lead
My minds full of nonsense
But isn't that just normal now?

Where's the logic in it?
If there is no reason
Is that how it works now?

Guess I'm just complaining
Connection with this ain't my strong suit
Sorry for being a bother

Winters touch is rough enough
& safety nets only catch so much
My shadow above the ground
I won't make a sound
There's really nothing to talk about

I spend my time thinking
It brings the ups & downs
I hate you but I love you all the same

I can say that it is done
But you never left me
Maybe you never will

Winters touch is rough enough
& safety nets only catch so much
My shadow above the ground
I won't make a sound
There's really nothing to talk about
Track Name: The Shining Stars Second Rate Sidekick (Re-Imagined)
Still see your roads signs
They say "do your standard part"
Though I stopped listening a few miles back

I never followed in your footsteps
Maybe that was disappointing
I'm so different from you & you never liked it
Look whose on top

I don't need you to be my hero
I've done fine on my own
Shining Star but a second rate sidekick
Nothing but a fake

I guess we knew it'd come to this
Always been worlds apart
& hated by your better half

Believing all the stories that you told me
You said you'd never let this happen
Well look what happened
Look what happened

Now the seams come undone

I don't need you to be my hero
I've done fine on my own
Shining Star but a second rate sidekick
Nothing but a fake

I don't need you now

Believing all the stories you would tell me
Said you'd never let this happen well...

I don't need you to be my hero
I've done fine on my own
Shining Star but a second rate sidekick
Nothing but a fake
Track Name: When We Were Young (Re-Imagined)
When we were young everything seemed easy
At least what I saw of it behind my tattered veil of naivety
You may choose to fall
But I won't let it take over me

If I could pass away peacefully
Erase the dark thoughts from my memory
I still feel like I lost this one tonight

So jaded all my friends lost their way in the dark
& soon it could take me
Every second counts

& I miss them all
I know what I would say if I got a second chance

I'd help them pass away peacefully
Erase the dark thoughts from your memory
Be safe & strong don't let them take you
Not tonight

Sometimes we must give up what makes us feel so safe at night
& it's holding us back
We must move on
We must be stronger without you.

Help me pass away peacefully
Erase the dark thoughts from my memory
Be safe & strong don't let them take you
Not tonight