Conquistadors

by Lightning Bugs

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released February 19, 2015

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Lightning Bugs Detroit, Michigan

!n the Spirit of Modest Mouse and Death Cab for Cutie, Lightning Bugs bring their inspired songwriting and dynamic live performances to the stages of Detroit and Ferndale. 3 Nerds got together in 2010 just for fun, yet they soon found themselves as staple performers in local Metro Detroit festivals. They have opened for international touring artists Frontier Ruckus, Bear hands & Civil Twilight. ... more

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Track Name: Go to Hell
When I wake in the night
Will I see you alone
Talking to ghosts
on the telephone

I feel like I want
Oh I want to suffocate
oh I just never knew
All the things we shouldn’t do

Say my name
And remember I was there
I’ll take the blame
Just to show you I don’t care
Cause the smoke is clear
And the end is all but gone
And as far as I can tell
I watched it go to hell

I could talk, talk, talk
If you sit for awhile
I got something to say
I got a reason to smile
Oh I love you still
But I could not find the words
cause I just never knew
all the things we shouldn’t do.
Track Name: Sticks and Stones
I will languish by the sea
Standing here and waiting patiently now
Your skin it always seems to shine
Shimmering at night just like oceans

Sulking through the happy days
The time is right and I will self-destruct now
Crowds will gather in the rain
To see the trouble
But they wont see angels

Sticks and stones will break my bones
But words will leave me all alone
Oh I could change
Oh I could change
I swear
Oh I know it’s hard say
Out love is not a kiss away
If you could wait
If you could wait my dear
But only if you dare

Now I’m looking for a way
To find the light at the end of tunnels
Silver linings dissipate
Clouds are opening
To keep me with you.
Track Name: Time after Time
Did you get what you asked for
Did you find what you need
I found I’m left wanting
And waiting to be

Did you lose what your after
Are you down on your knees
All silence no laughter
A fatal disease

Time after time
You’re the one I adore
And time after time
You will walk out that door

Well I can’t take it with me
I regret all I have
And I can’t say I’m sorry
Cause I don’t understand
Track Name: Saves the Day
Well I woke up in wonder
I woke up to light
It’s such a relief now
I’m gonna be all right

Don’t call me an angel
Don’t call me a fool

I’m not afraid
I’m not ashamed
I’ll be the one
Who saves the day
Oh you know I’ll save the day

It’s all a bad dream now
Not forgotten but gone
I’ve made it this far now
I’ll never be alone
Track Name: Kick and Punch
Over and Over
I feel Like I’m under
The weather and weight of this world

Forever and always
Means I can’t go on
A war that I know I can’t win

So I kick and punch
And I run through walls
Oh I cross the ocean
And spill my blood
I’d find the needle
And break the vein
Oh to be with you
Oh to be with you
I’d try to belong

Faster and faster
The slave or the master
My heart has betrayed what I want

Oh slipping and falling
The void it came calling
The darkness could be what I want

Oh I kick and punch and I run through walls