I Don't Belong Here

by Compress Collide

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I need an out before too long or I’m through.
These golden handcuffs bleeding me so blue.
There’s no escaping by design, I can’t be free.
Stuck here by some mistake, I’m down on my knees.

I see the blank stares surrounding me.
Feel myself slipping, this cannot be.

I don’t belong here,
I don’t belong here,
I don’t belong here, not me.

Just stay and hedge your bets, you’ve got it too good.
Who lives lives with no regrets? What makes you think could…
Break out and leave this fucking hellhole back in the rearview?
You fear you’ll fail and fall to pieces, and maybe it’s true.

But I don’t have live that lie,
Sit and bide my time, and slowly wait to die.

We’re spoon-fed thoughts every day,
That things must be a certain way,
And if you disagree you’ll pay.

But we don’t have to,
And we’re not going to,
Yeah we can choose to disobey.


released May 10, 2019

Nate Light - bass/vocals/keys
Adam Bones - guitar/vocals
Brandon Dickert - drums

Engineered by Brandon Dickert
Mixed by Will Hampton
Mastered by Brian Lucey at Magic Garden Mastering

Music by Light/Bones/Dickert
Lyrics by Nate Light


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Compress Collide Los Angeles, California

Power trio from Los Angeles.
No members under 6’4” allowed.

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