the ROAD ep

by bryan TITUS

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Inspired by a thru hike of the Appalachian Trail in 2013

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released April 14, 2016

bryan TITUS:
VOCALS, guitars, percussion
jon OSSMAN:
upright BASS
chris WONZER:
percussion

ALL SONGS
written by
bryan TITUS
copyright 2016 bryan TITUS
all rights reserved
NEON ZION/BMI
Recorded at Studio City Sound
Recorded by Chris Wonzer
Photography by Bryan Toro
Design by Crystal Walen

THANK YOU
kind PEOPLE of the
appalachian TRAIL
& SANTA barbara

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bryan TITUS Santa Barbara, California

bryan TITUS is a rootsy, gutsy American singer/songwriter. Backed by a cookin' band, bryan delivers a unique blend of Rock 'n Roll, Gospel, Country, Blues & Bluegrass ... all stewing in the same pot. The music highlights the strong characters, iconic images and universal stories of American life. bryan TITUS leads a hard working band that puts it down in the studio and backs it up on the stage. ... more

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Track Name: LIGHTNING
LIGHTNING

The day after you’d gone
A hard rain coming on
A cold wind swept me from the hills
I made it into town
And I drank the whiskey down
I smiled it warmed away the chill

In these days of doubt
You pay to sit one out
Beg to buy a little time
You learn to keep on running
You know the storm is coming
The thunder rumbling behind

Now I find I’m standing
Where the LIGHTNING’s landing
& I knew you’d planned it all along
Were you tired of being
Where there ain’t no freedom
Feeling like you’re always ever in the wrong
And even if the rain keeps up tomorrow
I’ll keep moving on

Where’s the Angel’s landing
Ain’t no understanding
I only seen them fly away
You felt it in your skin
And the whiskey you were soaking in
It must’ve been too good to stay

So I’ll keep on walking
Half afraid of stopping
Half swallowed reasons in my mouth
While the heavy laden
Read your name a-fading
Upon the shelters of the south
Track Name: BEAUTY
Beauty

All of your life
Where have you been
You been hiding in shadows
Won’t you shine again

With your mouth full of storm clouds
& your eyes full of rain
All you hear is the thunder
All feel is the wind

All of the BEAUTY in you
Always been clear to me
All of the BEAUTY in you
Always been so hard for you to see

& I hope it ain’t too late
Not too much left unsaid
I hope you can hear me
Through the noise in your head

CHORUS

INSTRUMENTAL BRIDGE

Now someday if you’re ready
If you’re feeling all right
If you come around this way again
Won’t you call me sometime

CHORUS
Track Name: JUST hold on
JUST hold on

We’ve come too far to walk away
We lost some hopes along the way
Please push a little further on
Please JUST hold on

We buried what we never said
We haunt these graveyards in our heads
Please dig a little deeper down
Please JUST hold on

In my dreams at night
What I see, it ain’t right
How can all these people be doing it baby
When not enough, no not enough of them are making love

Now it’s our path to walk alone
We can’t look back or we turn to stone
Please push a little further on
Please JUST hold on
JUST hold on
Track Name: the ROAD
the ROAD

Fog climbs thick on the mountain
The air hangs heavy on the breeze
The full moon wearing out her halo
Night as quiet as a thief
And I want you to steal me
Yes I want you to steal me
Where the road I’m following
Filling up a hollow in
My soul will grow around it
My soul will go unbound & fly

I left it all to be here
Among the quiet of the trees
To hear without distraction
What it is that my heart needs
Yes I want you to heal me
Yes I want you to heal me
CHORUS
BRIDGE
CHORUS
Track Name: SURFliner
SURFliner

I hear that train whistle moan I feel the SURFliner pass
Shaking the bones of my home rattling the window glass
That old frame goes crooked just like the picture turned out
Like a street lamp flickers I guess we all just burned out

So ride that silver SURFliner baby
You’ll find your silver lining maybe
And you’ll never come home

Now everybody knows it’s that kind of town
Where you gotta be ready when the sh!t goes down
And everybody talks about getting out
But nobody knows what they’re talking about
They’re busy buying all their baggies & their forty ounce
All their hard work never ever amounts
To nothing from nothing so you know you gotta bounce
Find a place in the sun with someone who counts

So ride that silver SURFliner baby
You’ll find your silver lining maybe
It’s waiting down the track so go and don’t look back
Just ride that silver SURFliner baby

Ride on … I want something better than this for you

So ride that silver SURFliner baby
You’ll find your silver lining maybe
It’s waiting down the track so go and don’t look back
Just ride that silver SURFliner baby