Parachute

Written by Leah West

VERSE
When I was a girl of seventeen
Went to a psychic to find what the future held for me
She said I’d meet a boy of the foreign kind
Ten years later, I would find

That this American girl would fall in love
With a Canadian Boy from the Great White North
Now I’m packing up this big Uhaul

Pre-CHORUS
And yeah, the future it could be scary
And all my friends tell me I’m crazy

CHORUS
Well I’ve done crazier things than fall in love before
I’ve jumped out of planes and I’ve traveled and I’ve seen the world
I want to take a deep breath, take a big leap
And now my eyes are closing
I want to trust, yeah I want to trust
That this parachute will open

VERSE
Been driving since yesterday and I pull over on the side of the road
Got to take this life in before my destiny takes hold
I look at the sky and the Milky Way is bright tonight

Pre-CHORUS
Standing out here in the Canadian Prairie
I ask myself if this is crazy

Repeat CHORUS


BRIDGE
And just then, greens and blues across the sky
I’ve never seen such beauty in my life
This is the first time that I’ve seen the Northern Lights
And I’m taking this as a good sign
Yeah I’m taking this as a good sign

CHORUS
Well I’ve done crazier things than fall in love before
I’ve jumped out of planes and I’ve traveled and I’ve seen the world
So I’m going to take a deep breath, take a big leap
And now my eyes are closing
I’m going to trust, yeah I’m going to trust
That this parachute will open
Will open
I’ve done crazier things than fall in love
Yeah, I’ve done crazier things than fall in love

Santa Fe

Written by Leah West

VERSE
She’s been everywhere in Never Never Land
She explores the landscape with a brush in her hand
‘Cause that’s the way she finds it

From a deep black iris that she brought to life
To a ladder ascending way up to the sky
Up to heaven if you think you can climb it

CHORUS
Yeah, Yeah she’s living the fantasy down in Santa Fe
Yeah, Yeah she’s living the fantasy down in Santa Fe

VERSE
A dairy girl to the Big Apple city
Where she met Alfred Stieglitz, they made love so pretty
But she longed for stark and infinite spaces

So she took to the badlands in New Mexico
And these visions so striking
She let them all flow
And this passion, no, you couldn’t contain it

Repeat CHORUS

BRIDGE
Oh, oh Georgia you left your legacy
You knew how to rescue a canvas
From its desolate blankness indeed

Oh, oh Georgia, You helped solve a bit of life’s mystery
Oh, oh Georgia, Oh, oh Georgia

VERSE
On a weathered carpenter’s bench
Under Lawrence’s tree
She looked up at the stars
And made a wish to be free

CHORUS
The fantasy down in Santa Fe
Yeah, Yeah she’s living
The fantasy down in Santa Fe
Oh, oh Georgia
Oh, oh Georgia
Down in Santa Fe

Speechless

Written by Leah West

VERSE
You struck a chord in me so deep
You made my insides weep
You know I didn’t know you felt this way
You really opened your heart
And I can see you’re trying so hard
Not to be nervous, but you quiver

CHORUS
Hey, you blew me away
And I don’t know what to say
From a spark, to a fire, to a blaze
You’ve got my eyes lost in a gaze
You left me speechless

VERSE
How could I have been so blind?
You were here all the time
You stood by me and never let me down
Well I’ve played the game and I’ve danced the dance
Sometimes life only gives you one chance
And I don’t want to screw this thing up
this time around

CHORUS
Hey, you blew me away
And I don’t know what to say
From a spark, to a fire, to a blaze
You’ve got my eyes lost in a gaze
You left me speechless

BRIDGE
Reaching out, I take you in
This is where we begin
Your touch is too much
Tell me I’m good enough
For this love

CHORUS
Hey, you blew me away
And I don’t know what to say
From a spark, to a fire, to a blaze
You’ve got my eyes lost in a gaze
You left me speechless

ReLOVEution

Written by Leah West

When I turn on the evening news
What I see’s got me confused

This world’s got plenty to go around
But there are some who try to keep the others down
Down, down

Well I don’t want to be
Ruled by fear or greed
The times are shifting
The veil is lifting

We need LOVE, LOVE, LOVE
A ReLOVEution
For every problem that exists
There’s a solution

LOVE, LOVE, LOVE
A ReLOVEution
A ReLOVE, ReLOVE, ReLOVE
A ReLOVEution now

People have taken to the streets
Everyone deserves to be happy
And treated equally

A peaceful movement on the rise
A consciousness there in their eyes
They’re starting to realize

That they don’t want to be
Ruled by fear or greed
The times are shifting
The veil is lifting

Repeat CHORUS

Mighty Aphrodite

Written by Leah West

I never ever thought I’d meet a guy like him
He fills my cup of love right up to the brim
And my heart goes thump, thump, thump
whenever he comes around

He’s like Hercules with a perfect physique
He’s like Apollo with a certain mystique
And just like that, he and I, we’re the talk of the town

Oh Mighty Aphrodite
My brain is so untidy
I think I’ve fallen deep in love
‘Cause I can’t stop thinking of him
And oh that silly cupid’s
Got me acting oh so stupid
And I really want to get things right
I need your advice

Mighty, Mighty
Mighty, Mighty
Mighty, Mighty Aphrodite
Oh Mighty Aphrodite

When we first met, I was so blindsided
By a sea of fireworks when our worlds collided
And in a flash, flash, flash, oh boy, I was head over heels

I’m acting so giddy like a teenage girl
Little does he know how much he rocks my world
And I need your words of wisdom to see if this love is for real

Repeat CHORUS

Maybe he’s out there, on the other end
Of the world, asking his friends
If he and I might be
A part of some fated destiny

Repeat CHORUS

Guardian Angel

Written by Leah West

VERSE
Little baby up in heaven says to God
“Do I really have to go?”
God replies “Yes it’s your time to leave
But don’t you worry you won’t be there alone

You see there’s someone who’s been waiting for you
Quietly hoping and praying
For your sweet and safe arrival
Down on earth

CHORUS
Everyone is born with a guardian angel
And on her wings she’ll let you soar
Higher than you thought was possible
She’ll love you and protect you like no other
And your guardian angel has a name
You can call her mother

VERSE
As you grow and make your way on through the world
She’ll be a softer light to guide you on your way
Instilling bits of wisdom like arrows in your quiver
To help with all the challenges that you’ll have to face

Rest assured that no matter where you are
You’ll be surrounded by her love
A gentle support to help you keep your faith
You’re always in her heart and who she’s thinking of

Repeat CHORUS

BRIDGE
The sacrifices that she will make
To put you first when everything’s at stake
How all that she’s devoted
Until now you never noticed
She was showing you
How to be a guardian angel too

Repeat CHORUS


Grasping

Written by Leah West

VERSE
You can’t fill a void with a vacancy
You can’t feed desire with complacency
Design me drugs to keep me numb
Isolate me from everyone
When the bow breaks I come undone

CHORUS
Where are we going when we can’t remember where we’ve been?
Time unwinds, so unkind for those grasping, endlessly grasping

VERSE
A million seeds fall by the wayside
Or choked by thorn and never see the sunlight
The truth has become hard to seek
What isn’t sown cannot be reaped
And it’s easier to go back to sleep

CHORUS
Where are we going when we can’t remember where we’ve been?
Time unwinds, so unkind
For those grasping, endlessly grasping

Bridge
We have been misguided
We’re divided

Breakdown
You can’t fill a void with a vacancy
You can’t feed desire with complacency

CHORUS
Where are we going
When we can’t remember where we’ve been?
Time unwinds so unkind
For those grasping, endlessly
We’re just grasping

Beautiful

Written by Leah West

VERSE
Slide over here next to me
You know you make me
You know you make me oh so happy, yes you do
And after a long hard day
You know how to make it all just melt away

CHORUS
Could you be, could you be more beautiful?
Could you be, could you be more beautiful?
You know that you are so beautiful to me

VERSE
Underneath a bed of stars
I am admiring the perfect way that you are
With a concert of crickets and a dance of the fireflies
You and I embrace beneath moonlit skies

CHORUS
Could you be, could you be more beautiful?
Could you be, could you be more beautiful?
You know that you are so beautiful to me

BRIDGE
With the slightest touch of your hand
Something deep inside tells me you are my man

CHORUS
Could you be, could you be more beautiful? (4x)
You know that you are so beautiful
Don’t you know, don’t you know, don’t you know
That you are so beautiful to me

Lazy

Written by Leah West

VERSE
When you look at me with those angel eyes
You turn me in to a gooey inside
Just like a chocolate fondue

You make me want to snuggle, hug all night
And I know you know the feeling is right
So let’s discover something new

CHORUS
Lazy, I just want to be lazy with you baby
And maybe we could do a whole lot of nothing all day
Do you want to do nothing with me too?
Because you know that nothing
Could become something for me and you

VERSE
Our chores are beckoning but we ignore
Don’t they know we need some time to explore
And the roses smell oh so sweet

My hair’s a curly mess, my face undone
But I don’t care ‘cause being lazy is fun
Right here I feel complete

Repeat CHORUS

Bridge
Ooh, Lazy
Oh, I wanna be lazy

CHORUS
Lazy, I just want to be lazy with you baby
And maybe we could do a whole lot of nothing all day
Do you want to do nothing with me too?
Because you know that nothing
Could become something for me and you
I think it’s pretty obvious by now that I like you

True Intimacy

Written by Leah West

VERSE
It’s not roses, playing toesy’s
It’s not a pocket full of posies
It’s not insight where everything goes right
It’s not basking in the limelight
It’s not kisses, oh so delicious
From a fairytale fictitious
Run in to great big arms
Where it’s safe and warm
Protecting you from all the harm

Pre-CHORUS
While all these things are well and good
They never pushed the engine that could

CHORUS
Together we’ll walk through the fire
Together we’ll come out the other side
Through deep struggle and friction
We’ll find a real connection
That’s true intimacy

VERSE
There’s no blindfold
Nothing to withhold
It’s a much more difficult road
There’s comfort in silence
Or the lion’s den
There’s no place in here for pretense

Pre-CHORUS
If you’re willing to just let go
I promise I’ll be gentle

Repeat CHORUS

BRIDGE
Together we will soar
And leave you wanting more

Repeat CHORUS

Sunflowers

Written by Leah West

VERSE
Say a prayer
For the ones who dare
Live with their
Wings wide open

I’ll write a song
You can sing along
But you must be strong
When your time is chosen

CHORUS
Because there will be
A thousand words
Left unsaid
When in a field of
Sunflowers
I’ll rest my head

VERSE
Let’s join hands
Across all lands
Try to understand
With hearts wide open

We’ll sing this song
We’ll sing it strong
We’ll sing it long
Until our time is chosen

CHORUS
Because there will be
A thousand words
Left unsaid
When in a field of
Sunflowers
I’ll rest my head
When in a field of
Sunflowers
I’ll rest my head

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