1. Rest in Peace (James Marsters)
You’re scared, ashamed of what you feel. And you can’t tell the ones you love, you know they couldn’t deal. Whisper in a dead man’s ear, it doesn’t make it real.
2. Empty Space (The Narrative)
Grab tight, your knuckles white, wind up and swing with all your might. All that will be hanging, by days spent in the dark. Have you had enough, have you had enough?
3. Darkest Things (The Submarines)
And it’s funny how the darkest things you only find when you’ve been searching. Don’t back down from what you need, guiltiness, it only makes you mean.
4. Of Pressure (Mirah)
I ask you what you think of my forward question. Is it a release or a build up of pressure? The earthquake is making the house shake, the house shake.
5. Pity and Fear (Death Cab for Cutie)
I have such envy for the stranger lying next to me who awakes in the night and slips out into the predawn light with no words, a clean escape, no promises or messes made, and chalks it all up to mistake, mistake, mistake.
6. Our Hell (Emily Haines and the Soft Skeleton)
What I thought it was it isn’t now, what I thought it was it isn’t, punishment to stall what is done. What I thought was in this is missing out. What I thought it was it isn’t now. There’s a pattern in the system, there’s a bullet in the gun. That’s why I tried to save you, but it can’t be done. It can’t be done.
7. Set Fire to the Rain (Adele)
‘Cause there’s a side to you that I never knew, never knew, all the things you’d say, they were never true, never true, and the games you’d play, you would always win, always win.
8. Poison and Wine (The Civil Wars)
I wish you’d hold me when I turn my back. The more I give, the less I give back. Ooh, your hands can heal, your hands can bruise, I don’t have a choice, but I still choose you. Oh, I don’t love you, but I always will. Oh, I don’t love you, but I always will.
9. Innocent Son (Fleet Foxes)
Some twisted thorn tells me you saw me in the night with another, keep all my promises to break them. I am no, oh no, innocent son, you run, rabbit, run.
10. Like the Actors (Eisley)
Down, down, down. You love me, not the actor’s view of me. Down and down, will you love me, not the actor’s view of me?
11.To the Grave (The Pierces)
I knew it was coming, now it’s running faster than me. I cannot avoid this, there is one kiss waiting on me. Fire in the sky, and our hearts beat on like a drum, death will inevitably come. We are all helpless to the song marching us all to our grave, marching us all to the grave.
12.The Rules (Ben Kweller)
I try to do what is right, I try to win without a fight from time to time I turn around to that gun on the ground. I try to seek more than this: a nice smile, a wet kiss, don’t want to miss what I’m looking for, but it’s behind your door.
13. I Have Loved You Wrong (The Swell Season)
Rest your head in my lap and I will lead you out of your own trap, and I’ll show you how much you have missed through the time we weren’t right.
14. Grace (Carrie Rodriguez)
The last place you know where you are, even if we stumble to the door, I’ll kiss your cheek once more. I recall sideways smiling, taking there to the miles of love you gave, forever, you will be my grace.
–your fangirl heroine.