Let it Burn

by Mayday RED

/
  • Streaming + Download

    Includes unlimited streaming via the free Bandcamp app, plus high-quality download in MP3, FLAC and more.

      $10 USD  or more

     

  • Compact Disc (CD) + Digital Album

    We'll personally sign this for you, our dear fan!

    Includes unlimited streaming of Let it Burn via the free Bandcamp app, plus high-quality download in MP3, FLAC and more.
    ships out within 5 days

      $10 USD or more 

     

1.
2.
03:42
3.
03:22
4.
5.
04:24
6.
03:58
7.
8.
03:40
9.
03:28
10.
05:30

about

We poured so much of ourselves into this album we hope you'll give it a listen.

credits

released November 15, 2015

© Copyright 2015 Opus Meridian Records & Rachel Koller
All Songs Produced by Jeremy Hoop and Rachel Koller
& Performed by Mayday RED
Mixed and Mastered by Jeremy Hoop at OMR Studios

tags

license

all rights reserved

about

Mayday RED Orem, Utah

Our music is a little out of this world! Click play...take a trip with us!

contact / help

Contact Mayday RED

Streaming and
Download help

Redeem code

Track Name: For the Ones You Love
FOR THE ONES YOU LOVE
Music & Lyrics by Jeremy Hoop and Rachel Koller
© 2015 Opus Meridian Records & Rachel Koller

Beg your mother, lover, friend, and child
(Come away, come away)
to the cover of the deep, deep wild

Build a home, a world apart from here
(Far away, there to stay)
An oasis on a new frontier
You’ll dream beneath an open sky
(In the light of a night)
Where demons are afraid to fly

Spent counting up the cost
Of lives never lived and lost

As the ones you’ll never know,
the ones you know the most,
reap but didn’t sow
Tied to the whipping post

Ohh, What would you do
What would you do
What would you do
For the ones, for the ones, for the ones, for the ones you love

You’ve run like there’s a finish line
(could it be, didn’t see)
The markings on the dead-end sign
Hold your ears to drown the drums of war
(Shut your eyes, shut your eyes)
They’re beating outside every door

Now you know how much you’ve lied
In the name of the ones who died
You can’t hold the rolling tide (As the ones you’ll never know, the ones you know the most)
From this darkness ain’t no place to hide (reap but didn’t sow, tied to the whipping post)

Ohh, What would you do
What would you do
What would you do
For the ones, for the ones, for the ones, for the ones you love

Will you cower in the corner,
Or turn and face the enemy?
Didn’t ask for this torture
Will you choose to stand or take a knee?

Ohh, What would you do
What would you do
What would you do
For the ones, for the ones, for the ones, for the ones you love
Track Name: Let it Burn
LET IT BURN
Music & Lyrics by Jeremy Hoop and Rachel Koller
© 2015 Opus Meridian Records & Rachel Koller

on the bough, peering out
at shores of a strange new land
what fearsome beasts and cannibals
wait beyond the burning sand
this wild frontier, what horrors told
were none who didn’t hear of it
what could mere boys do when faced &
frozen with the fear of it

hear the captain cry
you’ve Thrown the jonah’s overboard
you’ve tamed the siren song
Davy Jones won’t take your bones
this red sky morn will end ere long

take your will by the bootstraps boys,
you’ll be victors by and by
but should your courage bend & buckle
you’ve no choice but fight or die

set fire to the mainsail, let it burn
this is the point of no return

played at pirate long ago
dreamed of lands of gold
gotta a weary woman & little ones
four, two and six years old
in a promised land of stress and strain
& mouths to feed & a woman’s need
what’s a man to do when all he sees
are bad men gain and good men bleed
take a swig, shut the eyes
double back to that siren song
fill up the cup of that pirate boy
so simple to not be strong

but dreams of sailing wild and free
face reality and harsh consequence
won’t do to them what daddy did to me
and lose lives in the wake of my self-defense

set fire to the mainsail, let it burn
this is the point of no return

there’s a buccaneer call in every heart
will you stand in your place or fall apart
will you throw in the towel or wipe up the mess
will you find the strength and dare to profess
no matter how seeming the hour is late, no matter how deeply dug the hole
I am the master of my fate, I am the captain of my soul

set fire to the mainsail, let it burn
this is the point of no return
set fire to the mainsail, let it burn
this is the point of no return
Track Name: Get Over It
GET OVER IT
Music and Lyrics by Jeremy Hoop and Rachel Koller
© Copyright 2015 Opus Meridian Records and Rachel Koller

Watch out little johnny tiptoe closer to the edge
62 feet high, ain’t got no more bets to hedge
ping ponging in his head, “should i stay or should I go”
not the meters up but the fate that he don’t know

only one way down
got to just get over it

Woah woah get over...
always a half dome, so just get over it
woah woah get over...
always death drop, so just get over it
woah woah Get over...
always a base jump, so just get over it
woah woah Get over...
always free fall, so just get over it

Janey once caught a glimpse in her childhood crystal ball
of her Super Hero heart and mind forty stories tall
never looked again, not from fear the she could fail
but from sweating at the thought of the wall she’d have to scale

only one way out
gotta just get over it

Woah woah Get over...
you’re never ready, so just get over it
woah woah Get over...
timings never perfect, so just get over it

We’re all just little kids with monsters under bed
still sleepwalking through the shadows in our heads
pretend we’re in our prime, ever in our youth
can’t get off the train less we diagnose the truth

Woah woah Get over...
won’t put the reigns on, ‘til we get over it
Woah woah Get over...
we put the chains on, will we get over it?
[instrumental break]
Woah woah Get over...
won’t put the reigns on, ‘til we get over it
Woah woah Get over...
we put the chains on, will we get over it?
Track Name: Sleep Baby Sleep
SLEEP BABY SLEEP
Music & Lyrics by Jeremy Hoop and Rachel Koller
© Copyright 2015 Opus Meridian Records & Rachel Koller

as a child I could run free and wild, jack and jill on any hill
but you will tread a million dangers, heartless strangers, who'll break your heart, shake your will
a tempest is raging
just beyond your window

I've tried to build a barricade, to keep the cold and wolves at bay
but chill winds expose every crack, where demons can breach, to steal you away
this feeling is new
no depth, no height I won't suffer through for you

sleep baby sleep
the thunder and fury
won't break through, don't worry
i'm your harbor from the storm
now baby dream
your keeper will hold you
always enfold you safe and warm

as these pages turn, take these tales and learn from albums filled with heartache
so little time to trace forebarren lines, unearth every habit and pattern to break
I'll burn these books now
break this wheel, spoke by spoke, someway, somehow

sleep baby sleep
the thunder and fury
won't break through don't worry
i'm your harbor from the storm
now baby dream
your keeper will hold you
always enfold you safe and warm

As long as this bruised heart beats, I will repeat this refrain
to ache is to live, to live is to give in the throes of anguish and pain
And so I will live and ache and give all I have and am you

sleep baby sleep
the thunder and fury
won't break you don't worry
i'm your harbor from the storm
Shhh, now baby dream
your keeper will hold you
always enfold you safe and warm
Track Name: Easy Answers
EASY ANSWERS
Music & Lyrics by Jeremy Hoop and Rachel Koller
© Copyright 2015 Opus Meridian Records & Rachel Koller

how long has it been
since you looked at me that way
re-read an old letter
the things we used to say

how long has it been
since touch was electrified
can’t find that feeling
& it’s not ‘cause I haven’t tried

how long has it been
since we had one day
without the quips, without the glances
holding tight to our stainless stances

How do we find each other again (4X)
One thing I know though, for sure there are no
easy answers

What we gonna choose
gonna up and fly away
float free to never lands
pixie dust gonna fix our wings

What we gonna say
when it all comes whipping round
with someone new to mirror back
wounds that never lost their sting

What we gonna do
when we drop that bomb
and baby cries to another
poppa, poppa, momma, momma

How do we find each other again (4X)
One thing I know though, for sure there are no easy answers

selfless love, consequence
sacrifice, selfishness

How do we find each other again (4X)
One thing I know though, for sure there are no easy answers
Track Name: Stratosphere
STRATOSPHERE
Music & Lyrics by Jeremy Hoop and Rachel Koller
© Copyright 2015 Opus Meridian Records & Rachel Koller

pop those speakers in your head; stick a needle in your arm
choke the voice until it’s dead that coulda sounded the alar
Madam Death is on the stage; sit back enjoy the show
hear no evil, see no evil, speak no evil, no

million one ways to get high today
million and two ways to lose control
million three ways you can die today
million and four ways to lose your soul.

break, break, break, through
docs got you mice in a maze in the haze, got control of you
break, break, break through
tic toc of the clock. better stop, better stop, recognize what’s true
wanna shake, shake, shake you
gotta get you, get you down on a knee so you see what you need to fear
break, break, break through
fire the boosters of your ship take a trip, only hope’s past the stratosphere

puppet hanging by the strings, you dance and grab your feet
just as long as maestro brings a tasty treat
source code’s in your head, you go when told to go
hear no evil, see no evil, speak no evil, no

million one ways to get high today
million and two ways to lose control
million three ways you can die today
million and four ways to lose your soul.

break, Break, Break, through
as the surfs run on fire with desire on a cliff ledge without a rail
break, break, break through
past the chiefs and the scribes, the whole bloody tribe sacrificing little minds to Baal
gonna shake, shake, shake you
get it started with a spark in the dark, but you gotta bring eyes to see, ears to hear
break, break, break through
c’mon, fire the boosters of your ship take a trip, only hope’s past the stratosphere

it’s a wild, wild, wondrous, wicked world
but there’s so much beauty in the eyes of one little boy, one little girl
Such a wild, wild, wondrous, wicked world
But there more than enough reason in the eyes of one little boy, one little girl


break, break, break, through
take this white cloth, wipe off the dirt caked around your eyes (if you only try)
break, break, break through
finally you have won. Let the sun show the detail in every sky
gonna shake, shake, shake you
embrace the grace of regret till you get that the answer is always near
break, break, break through
fire the boosters of your ship take a trip, only hope’s past the stratosphere

break through, slip the bonds of the earth
break through, touch the face, the face of God
break through and touch the face, the face of God is near
break, break, break through
fire the boosters of your ship take a trip, only hope’s past the stratosphere
Track Name: You Thought You Knew Me
YOU THOUGHT YOU KNEW ME
Music by Jeremy Hoop & Rachel Koller
Lyrics by Jeremy Hoop
© Copyright 2015 Opus Meridian Records & Rachel Koller

I’ve been so long afraid to find muddy water
buried down deep under mountains of snow
your discontent found a home in my winter
we each in a way fell in love with the cold
cold is my one recollection that’s true
the rest of it’s up to you

you thought you knew me
I thought I knew me too

you never saw me without all my makeup
now that you do tell me what do you see
I like this face, I’ve decided to wake up
& leave off the paint that was covering me
if you can’t accept my complexion this way
I’m begging you not to stay

you thought you knew me
I thought I knew me too

I’m surely not saying I’m totally happy
with every new blemish I find
but I’m a divine work in progress and falling forward’s
better than falling behind

you thought you knew me
I thought I knew me too
you thought you knew me
I thought I knew me too
Track Name: Take a Ride
TAKE A RIDE
Music & Lyrics by Jeremy Hoop & Rachel Koller
© Copyright 2015 Opus Meridian Records & Rachel Koller

buzzer barks you outta your bed
scrub n’ shave for a job that don’t pay
hello morning, wrong side your head
a blizzard of bills blowing your way

8am, 2 hours past
take another bite, the sure solution
tomorrow swear, gonna make it last
today’s just one more resolution

come, come take a ride
get out the cave, it’s a trip outside
come, come take a ride
wind up, get loose, gonna catch the tide
come, come take ride
got a round trip ticket on a slip n’ slide
come take a ride
leave your luggage with the dude at the curbside

ohhh, I know you gonna make it better
ohhh, precious little time to play
ohhh, there’ll be a break in the weather
ohhh, time to take a snow day

moving fast like your 62
brain miles ahead, feet stuck in glue
best laid plans litter on the street
think too much to know what to do

if a punk up and nicks your car
if your guy wants DTR
you got taxes, tickets and a root canal
always a road near where you are

come, come take a ride
got a round trip ticket on a slip n’ slide
come take a ride
leave your luggage with the dude at the curbside

ohhh, I know you gonna make it better
ohhh, there’s precious little time to play
ohhh, wait for the break in the weather
ohhh, time to take a snow day

life gave you lemons
gotta give it lemonade
what’s that thing you heard about
horseshoes and handgrenades
so sorry you got a touch of grey
when all you wanted was to see sun
you really gonna let a little a cloud
pour a shadow over all the fun

ohhh, I know you gonna make it better
ohhh, there’s precious little time to play
ohhh, wait for the break in the weather
ohhh, come on! take a snow day

come, come take a ride
get out the cave, it’s a trip outside
come come take a ride
wind up, get loose, gonna catch the tide
come come take ride
got a round trip ticket on a slip n’ slide
come take a ride
leave your luggage with the dude at the curbside
come, come take a ride
time to take a snow day
come take a ride
leave your luggage with the dude at the curbside
Track Name: Hero
HERO
Music by Jeremy Hoop & Rachel Koller
Lyrics by Jeremy Hoop
© Copyright 2015 Opus Meridian Records & Rachel Koller

see the face in the glimmer of the screen
soldier boy, missions to be won
vanquished villains bear familiar faces
He erases with his gun
between the joysticks and the chemical kicks
he finds the time to dream, and dream, his dream of a

hero who'll show him how to fly
and come to life in a comic world where only devils die
but he knows ain't no hero walkin' through that door
that shut for good the day he left momma lyin’ on the floor
never more to be a hero

see the girl livin' in the magazine
belle of the ball--party never ends
every airbrushed idol is her teacher
and at once her truest friend
if she wants to rate, lose the weight, it's her fate
to finally be adored, nevermore be ignored; she cries for a

hero who'll lie and says it's true
There is a magic chrysalis to make her someone new
she'd give it all to that hero who'd satisfy the need
but When he don't show, she's just might open up a vein and let it bleed
put the blame on the hero

near lost are the ones of yesteryear
locked up on bookshelves under dust
by men who hate the light of day
now hear the cry, "who can we trust"
time to reclaim our heroes
a father, a mother, a founder, preacher, teacher, soldier, savior
Will anyone be a

hero that doesn't need to fly
on field or stage or silverscreen where honor tends to die
where in the world is the hero; hope in the absurd
with open eyes and and steady knees and power in their word
who'll be a hero?

for the boys and the girls
for the boys and the girls
for the boys and the girls
Track Name: Broken Man
BROKEN MAN
Music & Lyrics by Jeremy Hoop
© Copyright 2015 Opus Meridian Records

stand up broken man
stand up broken man

so you fell in the deepest pit in the dead of night
laid alone in the dirt the dark, no light, no rope
by the time you clawed up the walls, you lost your sight
given up all you’d ever known, almost all your hope

and still breathless, bleeding, could not believe you heard
when to your battered, bitter heart came these words

stand up broken man
stand up broken man
yes you, yes you can broken man

so you dreamed your greatest fear, saw it come to pass and the crash
blew too far to find all the shards of shattered glass
so very few truly understand, not enough can care
sometimes life is more of pain, less of fair
oh the valley of the shadow of death has meaning now
and you know that life goes on, just don’t know how
so you brace against the wind and walk alone
toward the hardest truth the wise have ever known

that there is no road that leads to paradise
not marked with signs of agony and sacrifice

stand up broken man
stand up broken man
yes you, yes you can broken man
stand up broken man
stand up broken man
yes you, yes you can broken man
stand up broken man
broken man
broken man
broken man
broken man
yes you can broken man