We Thought We Were So Cool

by Dog Years

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Songs written and recorded in the late spring of 2014
Recorded and mixed by Travis Hill of The Looking Glass
Mastered by William Henderson of Azimuth Mastering

Dog Years is Ben Lively, Andy Torrey, Jon Freed, and Noah Linn


released June 7, 2014

Special thanks to Tyler Seaman of Good Thoughts for laying down guest vocals on "Jesse Can't Hang", Gregg McCurry of Topbunk for doing our album artwork, and Eka Mennenoh for our promos.

Shoutouts to Sweet T and the rest of the boys in Good Thoughts, Brian Caffrey for feedback on the writing, girls that have inspired our angsty lyrics, and members of all the bands we used to be in.



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Track Name: Return Address
I never thought I'd buy such a load of bullshit, but I won't wonder why, I'll just lay here on the carpet. Sing the song alone.. always did anyway. When I find my way back home seems I never wanna stay. Am I just crazy? Have I gone wrong? Have I gone wrong.

From the letters that you sent marked from yours truly always came a bullet shot right through me, strayed distance away from all our plans. Don't try, I'm not calling again.

Now I can't decide if you were even worth it. And every time you lied I believed every word of it. Now I'm all alone, I always am anyway. If you found your way back home I bet you'd never want to stay.

Because you come and go like the ebb and flow, asking questions but don't want to know. You cast aside any empathy for anyone and even me.

I'm not calling back again.
Track Name: Jesse Can't Hang
Hey your head's broke, i can't fix it
The old one's gone, but I don't miss it
Remember falling out the back of the van
God I wish I could see it again

That shit cracked me up

Those were the days man
I still taste it
Shotgunning all those beers in the basement
We saw the world we tried to face it
Then Jessie passed out on the couch instead

Jessie can't even hang

Most of em are still the same
Decided to grow up and played the game
Who's married again? Glad they're both my friends
But I guess I'm still stuck down here in the sand
And the leftover bruise from when we were kids.
Fuck that leftover bruise from when we were kids

Tune your shit dude
We're about to play soon

You and I we were best friends
Come back from class and the night never ends
We threw it straight down back in high school
Fuck that shit, we thought we were so cool

I guess it won't be the same again
When we used to be best fucking friends
Those summer nights we used to share
Two whole cases and no single care

It won't be the same again
Late night shots with my best friend
Summer nights that would never end

Pour me a cold one so I can remember
What it was like to feel so near it
The warmth from the laughs that we all shared
And when we just figured the world really cared
Track Name: Homer
I tried to trace the tracks you left behind to clear the pause that clouds my mind
And every time you slipped on by
Miles to go, never on time
Spinning circles in my bed, stuck again on things unsaid.
The dream's the same, it always is, clenching fists, seeing red.

I tried to be at your feet every time you called me. I never lied, I stood beside, never asked for you to chain me.
And here we are again, you're there and I'm here on this side of the fence. Looking back to see if you'll still embrace me.

The rope's around my neck
Here always second best
They took you to the sterile white lights that blind you at night.
Sad eyes, heavy heart, too scared and too tired to fight