i ain’t afraid of the dark. i ain’t worried about the savages loose in the night. but you show me the things i’ve done and girl you know i get chills all down my crooked spine. kill the lights, i’ve seen too much. if so below, then as above. lord knows i’ve seen enough. it’s crystal clear and uglier than i thought. desperate and lonely juggernauts. illuminate the filth with the glow of your righteous heart. shine a light upon the world and i’ll scurry back to the dark. lights on, rats out. the uppers lower me into the hive. the lights are low us weeds come alive. downers pick me up into the ditch. i cannot scratch the never-ending itch. salvation is a hell of a thing. pull the dust up over your eyes. i don’t believe i’ll have a revelation with all these secrets of mine and if i ever have a holy vision its going to be two at a time. i got so much soul in me that i'm barely alive. i've been down and out for so long i cant be revived. i ain’t afraid to be long lost. i ain’t bothered by the silence, the cold, or the roads that stretch for miles. but you show me the man i’ve become and girl you know i want to tie up a rope and crack my crooked spine. kill the lights i’ve seen enough.
“The whole winter, the temperature was in the low teens. Utterly freezing,” says Every Time I Die’s frontman Keith Buckley regarding the months that ...