If You Have To Ask

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released January 15, 2015

Credits:

William Crompton – Vocals, Guitar
Alex Crompton – Drums
Lydia Palmeira – Bass, Vocals
Edward Logie – Guitar, Vocals

Produced by Matt Davis
Mastering by Stewart Baxter
Recorded at Ricochet Studio in Hornsea

Artwork by Mike Sprout

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We are RUNoffthestatic, but what is the static that we run from? The static is the eerie dead silence, the boredom of a low paid job or benefits, the looming depression and onset of the inevitable apocalypse and filling with it loud noise, chaotic dancing and mohawks spiky enough to pierce party balloons. ... more

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Track Name: So Much
Standing on the the other side, it looks so wrong
The other way is so appealing
This isn't working out, can I just start again
This isn't working out, nothing's ever made less sense

And I can't cope, it's not my fault
that someone thought all of this was fair
And I try so hard to tune it out
So turn around and I won't feel a thing

Took the world right now just to have another look
The other way is so appealing
So much could go so wrong
So much could go so wrong

And I can't cope, it's not my fault
that someone thought all of this was fair
And I try so hard to tune it out
So turn around and I won't feel a thing

So what if I stopped caring
So what if I stopped trying
cause I won't do this anymore
Track Name: Never
Don't belong down here I know
It's grim and dark and fucking cold
So let's find our way out
It looks impossible right now
Not sure where when why and how
but It won't be long

So wait...
We'll figure it out
So stay...
We'll figure it out

We'll take away the awful things
That make it hard for us to think
and we'll see clearly
It's been so long, it's been so far
but I'll still recognize the scars
You don't forget

So wait...
We'll figure it out
So stay...
We'll figure it out

Let's make it normal
Let's make it weird
Let make it boring
Let's make it scared

Let's make this normal
Let's make this weird
Let make this boring
Let's make this scared

(You never found it did you)
Track Name: Kahlimah
It's so hard to start the right way
It's easier to do it wrong
And I know we won't fall
Nothing hurts at all
There only one thing left to trust in now

The angels can't save me this time
And it hurts to know that I'm alone
You taught me how to keep my heart beating.

So what if I can't keep it together
So what if I didn't even try
I can't listen anymore
It sounded right before
And we'll sing la-la, Kahlimah!
Track Name: Halcyon Days
(Instrumental)
Track Name: Fix It
I can only pretend to be someone else.
I’m not even sure how to be myself.
All the hope I found in you is gone
as I try to write a different song.

So relate me to someone you once knew,
And talk to me of all the things there are to do.
Refer me to the doctor and the nurse,
And tell me how to fix this fucking curse.

Now, everything seems so hard,
When the only thing that’s easy falls apart.
Broken beaten scratched and scared,
I don’t even know where to try and find the start.
Now it’s caving in, creeping down my throat.
Taking everything it whispers to me.
Scratching at my skin and I can barley breathe
Screaming in my face oh why won’t you just stop?

So relate me to someone you once knew,
And talk to me of all the things there are to do.
Refer me to the doctor and the nurse,
And tell me how to fix this fucking curse.

I can only pretend to be someone else.
I’m not even sure how to be myself.
All the hope I found in you is gone
as I try to write a different song.

So relate me to someone you once knew,
And talk to me of all the things there are to do.
Refer me to the doctor and the nurse,
And tell me how to fucking fix it.
Track Name: What Are You
So start again. You’re not even making sense.
So go ask your friends, cos this moments far to tense
Now the stabbing pain will stop,
Just as soon as I've pulled the knife.
And the bullet in my heart, made a hole in your life.

So what are you, am I, what are we?

So start again. You’re making too much sense.
I must have no friends. Cos I’m all alone over again.
Now the stabbing pain will stop,
Just as soon as I've pulled the knife.
And the bullet in my head made a hole in my life.
Track Name: Dressed In My Lies
Woke up stood on my feet in the middle of this empty street
And it’s changed my head and I feel it's permanent
Change in my heart beat.
And I found consistency is the hardest thing to keep,
It gets harder every time I try to sleep.

You can’t see me when I’m, dressed in my Lies.
I keep it all behind my eyes were my,
My really messed up self can hide.
I keep it in behind my disguise.

Struck out the world so cold and I noticed what I've been told had,
Slipped away from my mind, to give me back my own time, but
Will my dreams Kill my soul, I guess only it knows but,
It just made me find, the answers to the questions I've never asked.

You can’t see me when I’m, Dressed in my Lies.
I keep it all behind my eyes were my,
My really messed up self can hide.
I keep it in behind my disguise.

You can’t see me when I’m dressed in my lies.
I keep it Locked behind my eyes were my,
My really fucked up self can hide.
I keep it in behind my disguise.
Track Name: Further (Than You'd Think)
You know that it’s the truth,
cos I couldn't lie to you.
Now you’re asking me for proof,
but I have thought this though.
You’re asking me to lie and I know exactly why,
but I haven’t thought this. Through.

And I haven’t got that far,
and those marks are gonna scar.
And it’ll hurt like hell but.
I haven’t seen that light,
but it’s never seemed this bright.
I think one day I. I think one day I.

I know it sounds absurd
and I know I sound disturbed.
And I know it cos you said so.
So you’ll take another drink,
But I’m drowning as I sink,
And it’s further than you’d think.

And I haven’t got that far,
and those marks are gonna scar.
And it’ll hurt like hell but.
I haven’t seen that light,
but it’s never seemed this bright.
I think one day I. I think one day I.

I’m through standing on the edge.
So I jump now off this ledge.
And I’m drowning as I sink
and it’s further than you’d think.
You’re asking me to lie.
And I know exactly why.
But I’m drowning as I sink,
and it's further then you’d think.

And I haven’t got that far,
and those marks are gonna scar.
And it’ll hurt like hell but.
I haven’t seen that light,
but it’s never seemed this bright.
I think one day I might.
Track Name: Can't Sing That (Song)
I can't say that
And I feel sick
I can't feel that
And I wanna be alone

Now can't say those words,
Scream out my throat,
Cause I don't know.
And I can't sing that song,
Those words feel wrong,
Can't sing that song.

I can't read that
I dunno what to say
Track Name: Castles
My heart just stopped
My chest caved in
I am the boy that wanted
Out of the world were I fit in
No more, no more, giving in

and I'll grow up on my own
and I can learn it after all

My heart just stopped
And I can't win
I am the boy that needed
Out of the world were I can't fit in
No more, no more, giving in