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Visible Spectrum

Can't be saved

Verse 1
Coffee and a cigarette / To start off my day
I don’t feel like getting out of bed / But I do it anyway
I know I’m not alone / But I feel so lonely
This misery is takin’ me / this dissonance is shakin’ my body

Chorus
Diggin’ myself a hole
Big enough to fit this empty soul
Diggin’ myself a grave
Mama, I can’t be saved

Verse 2
I remember / and I can’t catch my breath
I regret it / so I sentence these memories to death
The verdict that followed / Did not satisfy my desire
So I took it upon myself / to set your skin on fire

Chorus
Diggin’ myself a hole
Big enough to fit this empty soul
Diggin’ myself a grave
Mama, I can’t be saved

Bridge
Whoa, whoa

Chorus
Diggin’, I’m diggin’, I’m diggin’ myself a hole
Gotta be big enough to fit this heavy soul
Diggin’ myself a grave
Mama, I can’t be saved

Do Your Worst

Verse 1
So you’re your own god, frankly, nobody cares
Hate to break it to ya darlin’ but life is unfair
You tell me I’m not worth a minute of your time
Sorry sweetie, you’re not worth a single second of mine

Chorus
Do your worst cause you can’t take something from nothing
I would know, cause I once had it all
When you’ve got no one you’ve got nothing to lose
That’s what you told me, as I recall
Only at death do we show our true colours
And frankly my love, yours is black
Once you figure all this out
And come back on your knees
It’s then that
You’ll realize I’m not coming back
No, not this time

Verse 2
You got so many faces I can’t tell which one is you
You’re a walking contradiction, boy, you got me so confused
Cause you say that you love me, then you say you want me dead
Well your voodoo dolls don’t scare me at all cause you’re outta your fucking head

Chorus
Do your worst cause you can’t take something from nothing
I would know, cause I once had it all
When you’ve got no one you’ve got nothing to lose
That’s what you told me, as I recall
Only at death do we show our true colours
And frankly my love, yours is black
Once you figure all this out
And come back on your knees
It’s then that
You’ll realize I’m not coming back

Bridge
Oh no

Chorus
Do your worst cause you can’t take something from nothing
I would know, cause I once had it all
When you’ve got no one you’ve got nothing to lose
That’s what you told me, as I recall
Only at death do we show our true colours
And frankly my love, yours is black
Once you figure all this out
And come back on your knees
It’s then that
You’ll realize I’m not coming back
No, not this time

Outro
Now that you’re gone, I’m not coming ba-a-a-ack,
No, no, not this time
I’m movin’ on, I’m not coming ba-a-a-a-ack
No, not this time

Heartbeat

Verse 1
Always a shadow behind you
Ghost of the memories to remind you
Fragments of their presence
Those who robbed her of her innocence

Chorus
Walking, walking, walking, walking through the stre-e-et
Silence, silence, silence, silence, si-ilence
Nothing but my heartbeat
Every, every, every, every, e-e-every
Time that we meet
Just silence, silence, silence, silence si-ilence
Nothing but my heartbeat

Verse 2
Just because you can’t see them / Doesn’t make them any less real
Her collection of masks to conceal
All the insecurities she feels
So she dissociates into the surreal

Chorus
Walking, walking, walking, walking through the stre-e-et
Silence, silence, silence, silence, si-ilence
Nothing but my heartbeat
Every, every, every, every, e-e-every
Time that we meet
Just silence, silence, silence, silence si-ilence
Nothing but my heartbeat

Bridge
Buh-beat, buh-beat x 8

Chorus
Walking, walking, walking, walking through the stre-e-et
Silence, silence, silence, silence, si-ilence
Nothing but my heartbeat
Every, every, every, every, e-e-every
Time that we meet
Just silence, silence, silence, silence si-ilence
Nothing but my heartbeat

Home With You

Chorus
I'm not going home with you tonight
I'd rather be alone, cause it feels right
Hey mister, did you hear me, I said no / get out of my sight
Cause I'm not going home with anyone tonight

Verse 1
I hear the whispers and I feel the stares
You know I notice you, but you don't care
And I smile on, the only thing I know how to do in this situation
I don't know how to react but you're in my face and that's a fact
And I never asked for your attention

Prechorus
I don't know where you got the clue / that made you believe I was into you
Cause that notion just isn't true / and you're acting straight up strictly rude
I don't think I could be clearer / but if you dare come one step nearer
I'll make you regret it

Chorus
I'm not going home with you tonight
I'd rather be alone, cause it feels right
Hey mister, did you hear me, I said no / get out of my sight
Cause I'm not going home with anyone tonight

Verse 2
He should've learned to watch his mouth
And how to keep his filthy hands to himself
As I resist and he persists I know I must give in
I can't win, I'm not stronger than him
Maybe I should've dressed more conservatively
So that he wouldn't be mentally undressing me
But why should that be a lady's responsibility?

Prechorus
I don't know where you got the clue / that made you believe I was into you
Cause that notion just isn't true / and you're acting straight up strictly rude
I don't think I could be clearer / but if you dare come one step nearer
I'll make you regret it

Chorus
I'm not going home with you tonight
I'd rather be alone, cause it feels right
Hey mister, did you hear me, I said no / get out of my sight
Cause I'm not going home with anyone tonight

Bridge
Hello, officer, I'd like to report a crime
I'm sorry, no, there were no witnesses at the time
What do I gotta do to get through to you?
I swear on my mother I'm telling the truth
But all I got are my words and my tears for proof
Cause some scars don't show on the outside
And some scars will never heal
Some scars we spend our whole lives trying to hide
But that don't make them any less real
So teach me, tell me how I'm supposed to feel
Cause I don't know how I'm supposed to heal
And that's why...

Chorus
I'm not going home with you tonight
I'd rather be alone, cause it feels right
Hey mister, did you hear me, I said no / get out of my sight
Cause I'm not going home with anyone tonight

Stone Cold Killer

Chorus
I’m a stone cold killer baby don’t you mess around with me
I’m a stone cold killer baby don’t you mess around with me
I’m a cold-blooded murderer don’t you dare lie to me
I’m a sto-o-o-one cold killer baby

Verse 1
I don’t even know how I’m still alive
I guess I just give in, keep it in, let it go, let it out and I survive
I’m so sick and tired of trying to live this lie
It’s gotten to the point where it makes no difference if I live or if I die

Don’t you just wish you could put life on pause
You know me, baby, I’m dying for the cause
Don’t you wish, just for a second, you could put life on hold
It’s so hard to live this way when your heart is ice cold

Chorus
I’m a stone cold killer baby don’t you mess around with me
I’m a stone cold killer baby don’t you mess around with me
I’m a cold-blooded murderer don’t you dare lie to me
I’m a sto-o-o-one cold killer baby

Verse 2
There goes another day, and it seems its gone to waste
I don’t know anything anymore, I just copy and paste
Filling out the forms, filling in the blanks
Grinding gears just to move up the ranks

You’ve only got one direction, it only goes one way
Make sure you’ve gone the right way, make sure not to stray
It’s the same damn thing day after day after day
And I want to get away, yeah, I gotta break away

Visible Spectrum

Verse 1
Say you want me, make it real
Cause I know exactly just how I feel
When you come next to me I feel the ecstasy oh what you do to me
Is so surreal
Take it easy, take it slow
I break easily, don't you know
Oh they say I'm a wild child, but I'm fragile, it's just been a while
Since I've shown my soul

Chorus
Have you ever danced with somebody in the rain
while the sun is shining through the clouds as they evaporate away?
The visible spectrum is in full bloom in the afternoon

Verse 2
It's all new to me, can you tell
I've been livin' in my own personal jail cell
I've been confined, I'm losing my mind behind these steel bars
And it's been hell
So I try to hide my eyes
So you wont see through me, I gotta admit I'm a little bit shy
But you're the kinda guy who don't ask what or why you just feel the vibes
And that's how we get by

Singles

Justin's Song (With Me)

Verse 1
Days go by, dazed and confused
Thought that I had nothing left to lose
They’d never walk a mile in your shoes
My heart fell on the floor when I heard the news

Chorus
It’s like wearing a bandaid / To fix broken bones
When the room is crowded / But you still feel alone
And you’re trying to speak it / But they don’t understand
And I’m trying to fix it / But I don’t know if I can
I feel you with me
I know you can see me
I feel you watching over me
You live on in our memories

Verse 2
Icy wind kisses rosy cheeks
I feel you with me in the winter breeze
Stealing away the weeks, like little time thieves
In the darkest place, you gave me the brightest memories

Bridge
Face pressed against the window pane
To see the greener side
Yearned for a place without any pain
But could never get inside
Burning bridges as we built them

Monsters Under My Bed

Verse 1
These thoughts
I can’t quite shut them off
It’s like the switch is broken, just like me
Why can’t I find a little peace
And quiet
Oh, my kingdom for some silence
It’s been a busy day
“You should be tired” they say
But I’m so wide awake
Overanalyzing the mistakes
And am I one?
Well, who’s to say

Tic-toc-tic-toc-tic-toc-tic-toc
Seconds passing and I’m wide awake…
Tic-toc-tic-toc-tic-toc-tic-toc
Why can’t I shut off my brain!?

Chorus
It’s been 3 weeks and I still can’t sleep in my bed
Blame it on all the voices in my head
Telling me that I’d be better off dead
Blame it on the monsters under my bed

Verse 2
Wine and whisky make me feel fine and frisky
But with no one to please me how can I be sleepy
All I can think about are these infinite doubts
I’m an idiot
I’m full of shit
And everybody knows it
Why is my existence such a crime?
I can’t get my mind off my mind
Running in circles
Like it’s a circus
But these animals
Are feeling nervous

Seconds passing and I’m wide awake…
Tic-toc-tic-toc-tic-toc-tic-toc
Why can’t I shut off my brain!?

Chorus
It’s been 3 weeks and I still can’t sleep in my bed
Blame it on all the voices in my head
Telling me that I’d be better off dead
Blame it on the monsters under my bed
And I see but I can’t believe what I’ve read
Could it be that I might’ve been mislead
Close my eyes but I’m wide awake instead
Blame it on the monsters under my bed

Bridge
Now I lay me down to sleep
I pray the lord my soul to keep
And if I die before I wake
I pray the lord my soul to take
Am I just delirious
Or is this something serious
I should see a doctor, but
I don’t think they’d understand us

And I’ve got a confession
I’ve got a condition
And under these conditions I’m wishin I wasn’t…

Chorus
Well...it’s been 3 weeks and I still can’t sleep in my bed
Blame it on all the voices in my head
Telling me that I’d be better off dead
Blame it on the monsters under my bed
And I see but I can’t believe what I’ve read
Could it be that I might’ve been mislead
Listening to the voices in my head
Blame it on the monsters under my bed

OCD

Every single second / is planned out in her mind
You say it’s an obsession / but it’s just how she’s designed
She writes it out in sections / to try and figure it out
She’s practicing perfection / but she still has her doubts
Lined up in a stack in the back left-hand corner
Surfaces are clear, then so is her mind
Every single colour in nanometric order
But there’s something that she cannot find

Where is my…
My peace of mind
Pieces of my mind, my mind’s in pieces,
Oh shit – I lost my marbles

Every day she’s rushing / just to get it all done
Every moment hustling / always on the run
They say her minds a weapon / yeah, it’s a loaded gun
She never gets a second / to see how far she’s come
Always stuck in the mirror to make sure she’s still there
If she loses focus she fears she might disappear
Fingers stuck caressing the textures of her hair
Twice she looks back or gets panic attacks from the voice in her ear

Saying, “where is my…”
My peace of mind
Pieces of my mind, my mind’s in pieces
Oh shit- I lost my marbles

Pressures building up, think I’m gonna explode
You try to diffuse my bomb but I’m gonna explode
Try to cut my wires but you do it all wrong, I’m gonna explode
Oh shit – I lost my marbles

Shipwreck

Hello, it’s me. Is there anybody there?
Hello, it’s me again… does anybody care?
I’ve been knocking at your door
And it’s been days, or weeks, or months & I’m not sure
If you can hear me, hear me, heal me
Are you not listening, listening? Listen to me!

Please, come down and let me in
‘cause I can’t stand waiting
For you to change your mind
I don’t want to waste your time

I’ve got better things to do
Than trying to change myself for you
So you’d look at me the way I look at you
You— (x4)

Water fills my lungs again
The pressure, the pressure is building
Our chests are, chests are collapsing
I can’t believe this is how it ends
Cause I break, and I break, and I bend
I break and I break and I
Put my trust in the captain
Never imagined this would happen

Now I’m…
Shipwrecked, I’ve been lost at sea
The waves keep crashing over me
Searching for a surface, but I’m sixty feet below
Paralyzed/by the tides/I’m dragged down by…
The undertow…
LET ME GO!
I SAID NO!
NO!

If I’m gonna drown…
Then you’re going down
With me
You’re going down with me

Please, come down and let me in
‘cause I can’t stand waiting
For you to change your mind
I don’t want to waste your time

I rode aboard the boat that was destined to sink
I can’t find the right words to say and it’s so difficult to think

But I’m gonna change…
Yeah things will never be the same
I’m gonna change, not for you, but for me