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Caryn K: Lyrics

CRASH ©2008 Caryn Kupferman

crumble off the edge
into the cradle of the night
here’s an ocean you can drown in

blind yourself tonight
under this dim unsteady light
surrender your surroundings

when you think that the day cannot get any longer
clarion call cannot get any stronger
bottom will fall till nothing at all can surprise you

a moment will come
spit of the night
choking on all that you never do right
then it’s anyone’s call when you’ll give up the fight that’s inside you

life’s a hit or miss
you can stumble into bliss
try like hell and come up empty handed

so ease into the fall
it’s not so scary after all
to crash into total abandon

when you think that the day cannot get any longer
clarion call cannot get any stronger
bottom will fall till nothing at all can surprise you

a moment will come
spit of the night
choking on all that you never do right
it’s so easy to call - you’ll give up the fight that’s inside you

BETTER KNOW 2009 Evan Brubaker/Caryn Kupferman

come round, so sweet
like you think you’re gonna knock me off my feet
so cool, so fine – like you’re already mine

you better know, better know
better know who you’re talking to
you better know, better know
better know who you’re talking to

that sound you hear
boom, boom, booming in your ear
just turn it down - get your feet on the ground

‘cause you’ll need both feet on the ground
when I turn it upside down

you better know, better know
better know who you’re talking to
you better know, better know
better know who you’re talking to

won’t be easy
so don’t be blind
I’m tough but true and
this love will take some time

knock down that wall
prove you’re not just in it for the fall
don’t say my name unless your heart’s in the game

you better know, better know
better know who you’re talking to
you better know, better know
better know who you’re talking to

ain’t no mystery
so don’t be fooled
you’ll give your touch, your time and
I’ll still want more from you

…better know, better know
better know who you’re talking to
you better know, better know
better know who you’re talking to

RIVER ON THE ROCK ©2008 Caryn Kupferman
(with thanks and credit to Cosy Sheridan for the “my real name” assignment.)

my real name is river on the rock
I’m a movement unstopped
a cool clear current coming

hush that fear
you’ve known me all your life
the time is always right if you listen to the rhythm, honey

there’s a reason for the flow
this is where you want to go

my real name is take it as it is
there ain’t nothing I can give you
but the best, the worst, the yet to be

take my hand - follow where I lead
takes courage to believe
but that’s the only way to freedom, baby

there’s a reason for the flow
this is where you want to go

faith of the non-believer
faith of the non-believer
faith of the non-believer

my real name is river on the rock
a movement unstopped
cool, clear current coming

don’t hold back – the truth will find a way
if you say what you can say
you know your story will get told

there’s a reason for the flow
this is where you want to go

the faith of the non believer

SOME KIND OF LOVE 2008 Caryn Kupferman

it's been so long since I've been loved
sometimes I think I never was
it's been so long since I've been loved
sometimes I think I never was
was it a dream?
was it a dream?

said you'd be with me through the thick and thin
but I can't find you now
said you'd be with me through the thick and thin
but I can't find you now
was it a dream?
was it a dream?

who put this nightmare in its place?
who put this blue sky laughing in my face?
some kind of love

do you remember when you reeled me in -
that kiss against the wall
do you remember when you reeled me in -
that kiss against the wall
was it a dream?
was it a dream?

who put this nightmare in its place?
who put this blue sky laughing in my face?
some kind of love

now I’ve been of holding onto yesteryears
holding onto smoke and mirrors
holding on to endless tears
holding on
but I can't keep crying

it's been so long since I've been loved
sometimes I think I never was

PULL ME IN ©2008 Caryn Kupferman

when I'm not what you're after
not what I could've been
when I can't think of any good reason to stay

and I can't stand you looking
pull down the shade
lock every door that could give me away

that's when you pull me in
closer than I've ever been

wrapped in the curve of your arms
I feel it slipping away
I could lose everything
got to lose everything
everything gets in the way

some nights the sky isn't nothing at all
we can fill it up right here
fill it up from inside these walls

some nights the sky isn't nothing at all
we can fill it up right here
fill it up from inside these walls

THE WAY WE GET BY ©2009 Caryn Kupferman

there is nothing I can do but want you
knowing there won’t come a day
when our hearts can finally say
all they’re needing
that’s the way that we get by

when I want to wrap my arms around you
close my eyes to make it so
make believing you don’t know
all I’m dreaming
that’s the way that we get by

you say everything will be okay
but I know that’s a wish and a lie
I am not your home
I know I am not your home

you don’t have to tell me that you're leaving
see the sadness in your smile
you are laughing even while
you are crying

that’s the way that we get by
that’s the way that we get by
that’s the way that we get by

WHEN THE WORLD ©2009 Caryn Kupferman

when the world stopped revolving
I lay down
turned my face from the distance
to the ground
heard the earth's lonely heartbeat
make a, such a, lonely sound

saw the birds on a mission
flying home
how I wished I were with them
flying home
for these heels on the gravel
make a, such a, lonely song

I lay down with my will
like an anchor at sea
still as the dark
still as the deep
still as the time stopped in front of me

oh the wind is a traveler's soul unbound
ever free - never willing to be found
hear its breath in the distance
make a, such a, lonely sound

EASY NOW ©2009 Evan Brubaker/Caryn Kupferman

I sleep easy now
got nothing to lose
nothing to keep me up late at night
chasing those midnight blues

I sleep easy now
got nothing to hide
no one to stop me from
trying the things I’ve been longing to try

I’m not troubled and torn
Wondering what I should do
Got that jump in my step
And it’s all thanks to you

I sleep easy now
on the sweet side of free
with no one to pine for, no one to make sure,
no-one to need

I’m not troubled and torn
Wondering what I should do
No more guessing what’s wrong
Second guessing what’s true
I don’t think about that
I don’t think about you
oooh, it’s easy now

I sleep easy now
for as long as I please
floating over a cloud
like a cool summer breeze

I sleep easy now
got no reason to cry
it’s a feather bed world
just my pillow and I

It’s easy now

ON THE ISLAND ©2008 Caryn Kupferman

there’s so little I can do
still I want to comfort you
I can see you on the island alone

helpless tears fall from your eyes
now the pain’s too big to hide
I am with you on the island alone

And my hand is on your shoulder
I will help you to get over
If all I can do is sit by

I will be here to remind you
There’s a strength you’re gonna find
You’ve got joy still to come in this life

There’s so little I can do
I can’t bring him back to you
I can’t make it go away, or find the words to say

That will get you through the night
That will make it be alright
I can’t make it be alright, that’s true

But my hand is on your shoulder
I will help you to get over
If all I can do is sit by

I will be here to remind you
There’s a strength you’re gonna find
You’ve got joy still to come in this life
You’ve got joy still to come in this life
You’ve got joy still to come in this life

WHAT WILL I DO? ©2008 Caryn Kupferman

was something in your smile
made me want to stay
the danger bells rang in my head
but I just let ‘em play

oh, how we gave it all
each rise and fall
now what will I do if your promise comes true?

‘cause something in my mind
made me back away
I just can’t stand a winning hand
worth more that I can pay

and good luck don’t shine
on this hell bent life of mine
so what will I do if your promise comes true?

You said, you said
Yours was the best love I’d ever have

I said goodbye with open eyes
‘cause I can stand the pain
of honesty and what will be
in its terrible, terrified name

when all’s said and done
looks like truth is the loneliest one

now what will I do
what will I do
what will I do if your promise comes true