We Wanted To Be The Sky EP

by We Wanted To Be The Sky

supported by
/
  • Streaming + Download

    Includes unlimited streaming via the free Bandcamp app, plus high-quality download in MP3, FLAC and more.

    We've included a lil' extra booklet for you - lyrics plus artwork from our favourite people. Enjoy!

      $5 USD  or more

     

  • Button

    Three button badges with original We Wanted To Be The Sky artwork
    ships out within 3 days

      $2 USD

     

  • Limited Edition CD with Handmade Artwork
    Compact Disc (CD) + Digital Album

    We Wanted To Be The Sky's debut, limited edition EP for HK$60 + postage and handling fee.

    Each copy has the same screen printed elephant design on the front cover and stenciled track listing on the back cover but all inside artwork is completely unique and comes with a hand drawn booklet and a pin/badge.

    Artwork by We Wanted To Be The Sky and Cloak & Dagger 'zine.

    If you would like to select your preferred design, head to tinyurl.com/WWTBTS-EP-ART and take note of the number by hovering your mouse over the image.

    You can then select your preferred artwork design using the option choices when you hit the 'buy now' button below.

    FIRST COME FIRST SERVED, so we'll let you know if your choice is no longer available if you happen to pick one that's JUST been sold.

    Includes unlimited streaming of We Wanted To Be The Sky EP via the free Bandcamp app, plus high-quality download in MP3, FLAC and more.
    ... more

    Sold Out

1.
2.
01:02
3.
03:41
4.
00:28
5.
6.
00:50

credits

released April 20, 2013

All music by We Wanted To Be The Sky/ All lyrics by Tilly / Interludes by Sam

Recorded by: Peter Gorton (BOOMBOX) @ Red Room
Mastered by: Danile Bao @ Carillon Bit Studio (firenze, IT)
Mixed by: Garry DuBay Jr.

Backing vocals on ‘Heart Attack’ by Garry DuBay Jr.
Acoustic guitar on ‘Play Again’ & ‘Because All Romantics Are Quitters’ and additional vocals on ‘Heart Attack’ by John Greer
Trumpet on ‘Play Again’ by Michal Garcia
Additional vocals on ‘Play Again’ by Cory and Kamy
Violin on ‘Because All Romantics Are Quitters’ by Winnie Lau
Additional vocals on ‘Because All Romantics Are Quitters’ by Scott James (a.k.a Alan)

Artwork by Ben Appleby, Ailee Slater and We Wanted To Be The Sky

tags

license

all rights reserved

about

We Wanted To Be The Sky Washington, D.C.

Like a classic soap opera with a set full of cliff-hangers, WWTBTS carefully craft songs with lessons of escape, desire, drama and random elements from the periodic table.

contact / help

Contact We Wanted To Be The Sky

Streaming and
Download help

Redeem code

Track Name: Heart Attack (On The Halfway Line)
I see you here, you're drinking all those beers and I'm watching you.
If somebody just asked they'd only get the truth.

Don't have a heart attack on the halfway line
I feel like my head's all in a spin but if we fall apart now how will we amount to anything?
Don't have a heart attack on the halfway line
Babadadabababadadada
Yeah I feel just fine

He did it all for the glory, he did it all for the glory
The weight's pullin' down and I watch it spin you around and around it goes
I'm never leaving here cos there's no place I'd rather be
If somebody just asked they'd only get the truth

Don't have a heart attack on the halfway line
I feel like my head's all in a spin but if we fall apart now how will we amount to anything?
Don't have a heart attack on the halfway line
Babadadabababadadada
Yeah I feel just fine
Track Name: Play Again
Your move, we’re changing
But it’s alright to fight, so long as we make up
This is not an end for me
Had I thought that mistakenly
It’s just the way I play my game
Oh-o-oh-o
No more arguments
This isn't an end
Or has the way I played my silly game
Made you quit
On and on and on
We’ll stop and start again

Stop and start again
Play until the end

It’s Sunday, let’s go play again
It’s Sunday, let’s go play
Why not why not?
C’mon, c’mon
Let’s play again
Let’s play again
Play again
Let’s play again

My move, re-arranging
The whole world so I can
be somewhere I love
This is not an apology
This means so much more to me
But it’s just the way I play my game

Stop and start again
Play until the end

It’s Sunday, let’s go play again
It’s Sunday, let’s go
I’m bored and I know
It’s not the end
So c’mon let’s go play
Why not why not?
C’mon, c’mon
Let’s play again
Let’s play again

Fight it out two by two
It won't get me over you
Track Name: Because All Romantics Are Quitters
Humdrum, Beckoning
A life in another world
Sailing them is a ship
Made of patchworked paperclips
Shackled in; crewless

The ocean shyly shoulders the hull knocking at its door
Plunking like a learning ukulele it wants more

Time ticks; reminisce
The grit polished to pearls
A universe resident
To moored marionettes
Shackled in; crewless

Clicking castanets, there is a vessel in her chest
Whittled from old memories, splintered, wooden and restless
And the boy says things are fine, and the girl she is devine
But they know, they know
All their hopes strung from the sky
Improvised with point and line
'Cos they know, they know
All romantics are quitters, all romantics are

He said, “you were the one I should have stood still for”
They were lost as sea, and in each other
Their paper-clipped existence moored only by reality
Compelling them to move safely within their society
They had quit their hum-drum lives (because all romantics are quitters)
For all they had (what was left to gain?)
For all their cowardice they still wanted to be
TAKEN AWAY - -

The ocean shyly shoulders the hull knocking at its door
Plunking like a learning ukulele it wants more
And the boy says things are fine, and the girl she is devine
But they know, they know
All their hopes strung from the sky
Improvised with point and line
'Cos they know, they know
All romantics are quitters, all romantics are

‘cos they know, they know
Because all romantics are quitters, all romantics are
All romantics are quitters, all romantics are…