Beware Of The Leopard

Album

Words & Music: Twarlex

Marvin Look: Guitars
Xemina Santos: Drums
Twarlex: Vocals, Synths, Bass, Programming

Lyrics

There's a way, I know there must be a way
I'll seek it, and I'll find it one day
I carry on, I carry on, I am convinced
Don't say a word! All's been said long since

And I just want you to know
This is not what I've been dreaming of
This is not what I've been dreaming of
It's not what I've been dreaming of

Fragments of thoughts, they rush around our presence
Whatever I see, hear, or feel it just makes no sense
You stare at me with a hint of pity in your eyes
You've given up on me and that's no surprise
'Cause I, I know what you're thinking

This is not what you've been dreaming of
This is not what we've been dreaming of
The burden of hope weighed too much for us
We've forgotten how it feels to be loved
It's not what we've been dreaming of

It is time to pack our bags and leave
Find our own ways out of here - separately
It is time to try to make our dreams come true
So it's goodbye and maybe I will see you around

This is not what we've been dreaming of
This is not what we've been dreaming of
It's not what we've been dreaming of

Words & Music: Twarlex

Xemina Santos: Drums
Twarlex: Vocals, Guitars, Synths, Bass

Lyrics
Don't resign yourself to fate
If you find you've imprisoned your soul
Don't just rattle at the gate
Scale the wall or dig a fucking hole
You can escape
Don't resign yourself to fear
It'll offer a lot but no relief
Once the smoke has disappeared
It'll long be gone with your hopes and beliefs
Leaving no trace

[Chorus:]
Frequently you should change your perspective
Where in the world are you now?
Embrace your life, you will find it immersive
It's yours alone anyhow. Anyhow.

Break the silence and start talking
Express yourself, communicate
Some will stop, others will keep on walking
Until they resign themselves to fate
And never return

[Chorus]

Words & Music: Billy Sherwood, Chris Squire
 
Kelly Bell: Vocals
Twarlex: Vocals, Guitars, Synths, Bass, Drums, Programming

Words & Music: Twarlex
 
Kevin Picone: Drums
Twarlex: Vocals, Guitars, Synths, Bass

Lyrics
Funny how all the years have passed so insanely quickly
How come we notice it so late?
The calendar sheets are piling up in front of our feet
It seems that ignorance in innate

[Chorus:]
Oooh - the list of things to do is still growing
Oooh - the countdown relentlessly going
Oooh - our expectations are lowering
Oooh - I guess that is how it goes
We're privileged to have been born in the place and age
So we pick a ladder and climb as high as we can
And every so often we fall off in our blind rage
But it doesn't matter much in the end

[Chorus]

Hey you, hey you it's been a while
What have you been up to lately?
I meant to catch up with you for quite
some time now
But you know how life goes. How life goes
I remember it well when we first met on a sunny day
Full of hopes, full of dreams. The drive to push life further on
Tell me what is left? What has become of your dreams?
Funny how all the years have passed so insanely quickly
How come we notice it so late?
The calendar sheets are piling up in front of our feet
It seems that ignorance in innate

[Chorus]

That is how it goes. That is how it goes 

Music: Twarlex

KJF: Guitars
Twarlex: Synths, Bass, Drums, Programming

A UFO abducting the tricycle of a toddler

Words: Twarlex, Music: Twarlex, Kevin Picone 

Kevin Picone: Drums
Twarlex: Vocals, Guitars, Synths, Bass

Lyrics

Yeah, far away out there no-one really cares
About this speck of dust that we walk upon
Shouldn't we pay more attention to this place?
It's the only orb we'll have for quite some time

Are we just plain stupid? Are minds stretched out too thin?
Are we too afraid to leave our comfort zone?
The world is getting smaller. The questions are growing bigger
And it seems time is slowly running out!

Agitators with big words - FAKE!
And arsonists claim answers - FAKE!
Pied pipers try to catch us - FAKE!
Their playing is out of tune with reality

We poison soil and air and water and ourselves yeah
At least we don't do things by halves
Then we elect fools to lead us all through
A watershed of our own history

What will we be called in tomorrow's history books?
Will there be anyone to read them anyway?
It's the age of ignorance. The age of shallowness
It's the age of showing off instead of showing in

Agitators with big words - FAKE!
And arsonists claim answers - FAKE!
Pied pipers try to catch us - FAKE!
Their playing is out of tune with pied reality
FAKE

Words: Sara Savic, Music: Sara Savic, Twarlex

Sara Savic: Vocals
Twarlex: Piano, Synths, Programming, Vocals

Lyrics
You ran away and left me all alone with heart full of cracks
All that I have is just your stupid smell on the left side of my bed
Try to be strong to pretend that I'm fine
And I try to hide away every time when I cry, but

I can only wait until time will heal my pain, baby
Nothing else than wait for my heart to burst the chains

How can I burn the memories trapped on my mind?
Too many times I've tried to find a path that guides me trough the night
It's hard to forget what we've been through
So hard to pretend that I'm done with you, but

I can only wait until time will heal my pain, baby
Nothing else than wait for my heart to burst the chains

Heal the pain! Burst the chains!
I can only wait until time will heal my pain, baby
Nothing else than wait for my heart to burst the chains
I can only wait until time will heal my pain, baby
Nothing else than wait for my heart to burst the chains

Words & Music: Twarlex
 
Joaquin Ramirez: Classical Guitars
Twarlex: Vocals, Bass, Synths, Drums, Programming

Lyrics
You switch the lights off and don't answer the phone
Pretend that there's no-one home
You lock the doors and you batten down the hatches
Your body's on the corner, your mind's on the edge
And there's no way back

[Chorus:]
You can't brush under the carpet. You can't hide it under the stairs
Or wash it off with water because it's everywhere
You know that no matter how hard you try to ignore it
It will always be there. Stay there, wait there, be there
Staring back at you. Staring back at you

You close your eyes with your hands over your ears
You give in to all your fears
And the truth unfolds itself in a bright lights
Above, beneath, to your left and right
You can't hide

[Chorus]

Words & Music: Twarlex
 
Fernanda Lima: Voice Over
Twarlex: Vocals, Guitars, Bass, Synths, Drums

And so we are drifting apart. How did it come so far?
Lonely and lost we thought there was a lot more to come for us
Walls among trees. Felt a cold breeze. Trapped by our thoughts and deeds.
Sight blurred by tears. I'm puppeteered by both confidence and fear

[Chorus:]
And the distance sucks the strength out of me.
So why can't I be where I want to be?
Take away the space between us.
Saudade, saudade
And no, time hasn't paled it and time doesn't heal
And I want to remember, yeah, I want to feel
Take away what is between us.
Saudade, saudade

That all aside I don't know why we just can't make it right
We should refrain from causing pain to each other again. And again.
[Chorus]

Words & Music: Trent Reznor

Twarlex: Vocals, Guitars, Synths, Bass, Drums

A swimmer

Words: Twarlex, Nekro G, Music: Twarlex
 
Nekro G: Rap Vocals
Twarlex: Vocals, Guitars, Bass, Synths, Drums, Programming

Lyrics
We had a perfect relationship, thought you were amazingness
Till I found pics of you fucking my neighbour you basic bitch
Act like it's my fault, that sucking and chasing dick
While I'm Working my ass off, and you never pay for shit
So now you facing this, your pride is pure heinousness.
I'm throwing all your shit out of my basement to the pavement
Over's what your game is, no saving, or repairing it
Ain't it apparent miss, you should have listened to your parents and
Right, I told you, I think a million times before
I could give you everything, and you would still want more
So why even fight back, you a pilled up whore
I can throw Up a white flag, but you'd still want war
So for sure, stay up all night and just cruise bars.
I mean you're single now right, so go and screw hard.
You fubared, plenty of fish in the sea, to give new scars
I'd tell you go fish, but bitch, you already drew cards.

It is different this time. It leaves more than a scar
You left it totally wrecked. It's so FUBAR

Think you're always right? Did I mention, you're always wrong?
So I devised an intervention and put it into a song
We had a friendship, yup, but who cares, it bombed
Cause you're fucked up beyond any repair, it's gone
We used to get drunk, and stay high as a kite
But now you just get drunk, and ya hide out of sight
Caught you beating your wife, and told you that isn't right
With a right hook, right to your face, ending the night
But why do I keep seeing her with a black eye?
Cause you're hitting her as hard, as you hitting that crack pipe
Think you're hard, huh? But you ain't living that life
Cause you're in deeper water than when you was baptized
That's right, where us piranhas and sharks live
As pride makes you fall farther into the darkness
You could've made it right, but I think that you're heartless
Think you'd rather watch it burn, in turn you're an arsonist

It is different this time. It leaves more than a scar
You left it totally wrecked. It's so FUBAR

You are so convinced you can't be wrong
So you put the puzzle together on your own
You don't care if the pieces do not fit
You carry with next shit on your list

Words & Music: Twarlex
 
Twarlex: Vocals, Guitars, Synths, Percussion

Will you come around and help me to fight the demons in my head?
I will lend you a helping hand with fighting yours off too
Then we'll burn them and dance around the fire
Sing as loud as we can and maybe even freak out for while
Because why not?
Yes we both know all too well that sooner or later more demons will appear
But that's okay.
Together we can easily cope with them
Together we are on 

Words & Music: Twarlex 

Marvin Look: Guitars
Xemina Santos: Drums
Kelly Bell: Voice Over
Twarlex: Vocals, Synths, Guitars, Bass


So we finally found a place to stay
Every dog has its day or so they say
And we can rest our bones here for a while
Now that both are reconciled again

Now this is what we've been dreaming of
Now this is what we've been dreaming of
What we have been dreaming of
Now this is, now this is, now this is, now this is
Now this is, now this is, now this is
Now this is what we've been dreaming of
Now this is what we've been dreaming of
What we have been dreaming of
This is what we have been dreaming of

Produced by Twarlex.
Recorded and mixed at Studio B-4.
All songs published by Sound Files Ltd. except for "Hurt" published by Leaving Hope Music Inc / Kobalt Music Publishing Ltd. and "The More We Live - Let Go" published by Carlin Music Corp. / Greenhorn Musikverkag GmbH & Co. KG / W B Music Corp.
Photography by Ian Lindsey (outside), Uriel Soberanes (inside) and Adaivorukamuthan (CD label).
A big THANK YOU goes to all musicians and songwriters who participated in this project, and to Stefan Kruso, who didn't participate but is always worth mentioning.

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