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13 tracks
  • Release Date: 2009
  • Genre: Country, Pop

Written By: Hannah McNeil, Jeffrey Steele, Jesse Wray


If it isn’t for the money

They give me every week

If it isn’t for the car I drive or the traffic in the street…that I’m stuck in

What am I getting up for?


If it isn’t for the meeting

That keep me in this seat

Or the pressure of that corporate ladder underneath my feet

Sometimes I wonder…

What am I getting up for?


Chorus:

If it isn’t love

In my life

If it isn’t faith

Or something a little bit higher

At the end…of everyday

I can't help but think…

When I go to sleep…

What am I getting up for?


If isn’t for the demons

That come calling all the time

Takin’control of my blessed soul

Blurring the lines between wrong and right

What am I getting up for?


Chorus


I dragged myself on Sunday

Just like the other sheep

Walked up to the preacher

Said, “Whats the point of this whole thing?”

He said... "You tell me…"

"What are you getting up for?"


Chorus

Written By: McNeil/Higgins


I need a break… I need a break… So Take Me Anywhere…


Fasten your seat belts let’s take a ride

Don’t matter where with you by my side

Maybe Hawaii, Australia’s nice too

Baby I’d go anywhere with you.


We’ll go to the coast and we’ll take in the view

Go see your momma hey that’s what we’ll do

There’s nothing to lose. Let’s take a trip

Baby let’s go, let’s let ‘er rip!


I need a brake

I need to take FIVE

Days in the sun

Not under the gun FIRE

Up the FORD

We’ll never get bored NO

Not me, I want to be free

Free from the stress, I gotta confess

I need a break

SO take...me anywhere


Like it or don’t, the days go so fast

Ya blink and that moment’s a part of the past

Life is short, hey work’s all we do, baby let’s go

I wanna be with you.


Bridge:

I’m tired of being tired. I need some fun

Let’s get in the car

And follow the sun


CHORUS


Take me anywhere (Come on take me anywhere)

Take me anywhere (Come on take me anywhere) heya heya

(Come on take me anywhere) I need a break.

(Come on take me anywhere) Take me anywhere

(Come on take me anywhere) Take me anywhere

(Come on take me anywhere) I need a break

(Come on take me anywhere).

Written By: Hannah McNeil, Rob Higgins, David Hansen


Gettin’ ready to meet her friends For coffee at half past ten

She took a cold hard look in the mirror

It was there again

When last night’s knock down drag out knocked her down

She swore out loud to herself “I’m gonna leave that clown!”

If there was proof on her cheek in the morning

And it was there again


Well she’s lied too many times always different excuses

Cover girl can’t hide these bruises So in letters three feet tall

She left this wrote this message on the bedroom wall


I gotta leave you for me

While I’m still in one piece

With my eyes wide shut

I still love you but...

I gotta leave you for me


Forty miles West of Memphis

She was driving to the rhythm of rain

When her cell phone rang out a cheatin’ song

It was him again


Before she threw out her phone she said “I knew you’d call.

Check the message I left on the bedroom wall”

Then she rolled her window down She said “I’m DONE” as the phone hit the ground


Chorus


Up ahead a sign flashed “coffee” in letters three feet tall

Made her think about her girlfriends so she stopped to call

She told them ‘bout her bedroom wall

And she said....

I had to leave him for me

While I was still in one piece

With my eyes wide shut

I still love him but...

I had to leave him for me

Chorus

Written By: McNeil/Higgins


As I lay beside you

I can feel your heart touch mine

I can see your spirit

There’s nothing’ so divine


I think of how you love me

As you lay so soft and still

Never thought it’s be so good

Find something real and be fulfilled


Your love keeps reachin’ out to me

You’ve shown me things I never thought I’d see


I want you

I need you

Baby all the time


I want you

I need you

Baby all my life


When I think of what we’ve done

and that it’s just begun

There’s no place I’d rather be

Now that you’re holding me


You’ve shown me things I never thought I’d see

You bring where I never thought I’d be


I want you

I need you

Baby all the time


I want you

I need you

Baby all my life


Chorus


NA NA NA NA NA NA Baby all the time (all the time)

NA NA NA NA NA NA Baby all my life


As I lay beside you, I can feel your heart touch mine

Written By: McNeil/Higgins


Sun is shinin’ wind is blowin’

I’m tryin’ to figure out where I’m goin’

I got the top down, need some direction

I’m tryin’ to give my life some reflection, yeah


I’ve been searchin’, lookin’ for meaning

It’s not in chocolate, magazines or fancy bling-bling

I’m gonna find it, but not on TV

What I’m really lookin’ for I thinks inside of me


Can you wave can you wink,

Can you tell me what you think

I need a sign read my mind

Help me to find

Gotta get myself some Peace of Mind

Gotta get myself some Peace of Mind


Caught in the rat race of livin’

Don’t wanna live without carin’ and a givin’

I can’t hide it, don’t wanna fight it

Whatever’s meant to be, just trying to find me.


I need purpose and some passion

Make up for all the stuff that I’ve been lackin’

I’m gonna find it, but not on TV

What I’m really lookin’ for I think’s inside of me.


Can you wave can you wink,

Can you tell me what you think

I need a sign read my mind (Peace of Mind)

Help me to find

Gotta get myself some Peace of Mind

Can you wave can you wink,

Can you tell me what you think

I need a sign read my mind

Help me to find (Peace of Mind)

Gotta get myself some Peace of Mind

Gotta get my self some Peace of Mind


Lookin’ for substance, not a romance

Cause it’s the real thing and I think I got a good chance

To find it, I need Peace of Mind

If you wanna get it too, yeah look inside of you.


2nd CHORUS 2X


Peace of Mind.

Written By: Hannah McNeil, Rob Higgins, David Hansen


Uncle Freddie Said “I love you” when she was just thirteen

Then he started trying things you wouldn’t believe

It took all that she had to push him off and run away

Screaming, “love don’t look like that”


Five years later down the road in Johnny’s beat up Chevrolet

They were fogging up the windows down on Lover’s Lane

When she finally figured out what he was all about

She told him “love don’t look like that”


She’s walking away a winner

Sometimes it’s cool to say “no”

She aint no saint she aint no sinner no, no

But she’s walking away a winner


There’s a deadline at the office, boss asks her to stay late

Then he presses up against her says “hey you sure smell great.

My wife’s out of town I’d love to show you my place”.

She said No Thanks

Cause love don’t look like that!


Chorus


It’s not like she’s scared of love, but til the guy of her dreams

Shows up


Chorus x2

Written By: McNeil/Higgins


He whispered to me from his hospital bed

Two tears welled up in his eyes as he said,

Make sure the dash ‘tween the dates on your headstone

Mean something to somebody…

He smiled and said...


Celebrate the good things in life.

Celebrate every breath you get to take

Before our time on earth is gone-

Celebrate Life.


Echoes of my Grandpa’s words run thru my head

when I tuck my baby girl into bed

Kiss her goodnight, and think how good it feels to Mean something to somebody…

I sing to myself

Celebrate the good things in life.


Chorus 2x


Celebrate every breath you get to take

Before our time on earth is gone-

Celebrate Life.


Gramma’s rockin’ reminiscent thru her life

My baby runs in puppy nippin’ at her side

Tells gramma with a hug how good it feels to

Mean something to somebody

I hear them sing…


Chorus

Written By: McNeil/Higgins


It’s Real Love

If you got it you know it

It’s Real Love

If you got it just show it

Protect it, Perfect it, Resurrect it

Everybody wants it

It’s Real Love


It takes more than flowers

There’s no stronger power

It’s more than pretty words


When you’re able to change

As your life rearranges

It shows that you’re in love


We search our whole lives for someone to love

Cause everyone knows that there’s nothing above


Real Love

If you got it, you know it.

It’s Real Love

If you got it, just show it.

Protect it, perfect it, resurrect it

Everybody wants it

Real Love


Time changes your mind and leaves wrinkles behind

Love’s deeper than the skin

If you ever have a chance, engage in the dance

Life’s nothing without it (nothing without it)


We search our whole lives for someone to love

Cause everyone knows that there’s nothing above


CHORUS


I can Feel

Oh, I can feel Real Love (Real Love)

I can feel (I can feel)

Yes, I can feel Real Love


Chorus 2X

Written By: McNeil/Higgins


Life used to be so simple so routine

She’d wake up in the morning, do the same ole thing.

She’s not getting any younger,

But she still has that hunger

In her soul


Somewhere along the way

She didn’t take time to play

She can’t figure where the time’s gone-

Cause she’s at work from dusk to dawn


It’s hard to do, the kids are grown,

She’s picking up the phone

She called her momma and her sister too

All excited ‘bout her good news


She’s chasing wild fires

She’s lookin’ up new flames

Going back to school findin’ self esteem

She’s chasing wild fires

Hookin’ up old wings

Going Back to school to follow her dreams

She chasin wild fires


She’s tired of living the day to day

She wants to make a difference; she’s got some things to say

Nothing’s too big-

She’s got one life to live and feed her soul


It’s hard to do, all alone and with her husband gone.

She needs to start really living again, back to school.

Make some new friends!


CHORUS


Bridge:

She’ll be a better momma, daughter and friend

if she finds out who she is again-

She’ll follow her dreams and be true to herself

She got a whole new life before her


CHORUS

Written By: McNeil/Higgins


I lost someone I loved today

My heart hurts and in so many ways.

She was special it was easy to tell

Anyone who knew her, loved her well.

I’ll miss her spirit, But I feel her soul.

I guess it’s time to Let Go


Let go, Let God

But love with all ya can

Let go, Let God

This is more than just chance

Let go, Let God

Forgive and take a stand

Let go, Let God

It’s all part of life’s dance


In a split second, life can change

When everything you know, gets rearranged.

Believe there’s a greater good

Even if it can’t be understood

I’ll miss her spirit, but I got her soul.

I think it’s time to just Let Go


CHORUS


Life turns on a dime

Sometimes there’s no reason

Sometimes there’s no rhyme

Our memories will hold us close,

That’s something, we’ll never loose


God’s got work for her to do.


CHORUS x2

Written By: McNeil/Higgins


Walked the streets all night and day

Wondering why things are this way

We’re all at odds, we’re all at war

There’s so much hate, we can’t ignore


It’s in our schools, it’s in our church

We teach to judge and not to search

You must stay in your comfort zone

Ya think too much, you’ll be alone


It doesn’t have to be this way…


It doesn’t have to be this way

Doesn’t have to be

It doesn’t have to be this way

Na na na na na NO!

The way it is today

It doesn’t have to be this way

Doesn’t have to be

It doesn’t have to be this way

You can have a say


We need to look, we need to find

What’s our part, have we been blind?

You search for meaning? Do you show your love?

Or put minutia all above?


It doesn’t have to be this way…


It doesn’t have to be this way

Doesn’t have to be

It doesn’t have to be this way

Na na na na na NO!

Can you hear me say?

It doesn’t have to be this way

Doesn’t have to be

It doesn’t have to be this way


Please stop preaching if you’re not gonna teach me, teach me

How to think for my self. Think for myself.

I wanna learn without a strings or a bias.

I’ll do my part. Come on and hear me say.

Come on…


It doesn’t have to be this way…

It doesn’t have to be this way

The way it is today

It doesn’t have to be this way

Na na na na na NO!

Can you hear me say?

It doesn’t have to be this way

Doesn’t have to be

It doesn’t have to be this way….

Written By: McNeil/Higgins


I close my eyes and think it’s gone

For one whole day from dusk to dawn

Don’t wanna worry ‘bout the pain

Cause there’s nothin’ there I can gain


I fear I’m weak and uninspired

Like I’ll lose my mind or just get fired

I’ve worried ‘bout the little things,

But I know,


I am Strong.

This won’t break me down

I’m on solid ground

I am Strong.

I gotta lot to do.

Like spend time with you.

I am Strong.

This won’t beat me.


For years I’ve struggled with the game

Not knowing real or who to blame

The doctors say my thoughts aren’t real

It’s called depression, I’ll learn to deal


But I’m growin’ stronger, every single day

I know what I can and cannot say

I can unwind the web I’ve weaved,

In my mind,


Chorus


All my life I’ve been beaten by

this unseen ghost.

I know him better everyday...

he’s not welcome in mind….


I’m moving on, leaving it behind.

I’m moving on, leaving it behind.

I’m moving on. I’m moving on I’m moving on!


Cause

I am Strong.

This won’t break me down

I’m on solid ground

I am Strong.

I gotta lot to do.

And you can help me through, cause.

I am Strong. I am strong. I am STRONG.

I’m gonna do this.

Written By: McNeil/Higgins


So many times

We don’t get along

I got my way and I’m head strong

Yeah yeah yeah yeah

So many times it seems absurd

You keep talking but don’t say one word yeah yeah yeah


You carry the weather inside of you.

(You don’t believe it but I swear it’s true).

Yeah yeah yeah yeah

You get to decide what is your mood

(You’re happy or sad you’re smiling or blue)

yeah yeah yeah


Peace Up!

Peace Out!

Put your fingers in the air

Show the world you care.

Peace Up!

Peace Out!

When will you know

what I’m talking about?

Peace Up!

Peace Out!

Decide what you wanna do

The difference is in you.

Peace Up!

Peace Out!


I don’t have all the answers

Won’t pretend like I do

But one thing I know and I’ll share it with you yeah yeah yeah yeah

Your world is good or it’s bad it depends on your view

(Peace is a product of picking your you) yeah yeah yeah yeah


Someday you’ll believe what I say is true.

Think about it enough it’ll come to you-

Yeah yeah yeah


Chorus


Bridge

We gotta love like we mean it and live like we’ve seen it.

Peace ain’t on the outside of us.

Think about what I’m saying.

Do you know what I’m saying-?

Peace ain’t on the outside of us.

Peace ain’t on the outside of us!


Chorus

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