Corey Landis & The Attacks

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Accident 03:11
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"Hard Reaction to Love" by Corey Landis INTRO: F Dm/Bb VERSE 1 F Dm/Bb I'm dodging dishes F Eb Bb/D By my head a frying pan whizzes F/C C F/D C/E F Mouthing silent prayers to God above My wise-cracking Has caused unforeseen ransacking She turns on a dime and plays way too rough She just has a hard reaction to love Bb/F F CHORUS Bb F And I love her I do (hard reaction to--) But I think I'm about through (hard reaction to love) F/D F/Bb 'Cause all the screaming and the fisticuffs Make me want to hock the diamond in the rough F/C F I thought I knew VERSE 2 Things were fine for a year I can't even recall when the fire (first) appeared It's hard to think straight when you're being shoved But after the dust settles And I'm picking off flower petals She says she's sorry and I shouldn't feel rebuffed She just has a hard reaction to love CHORUS And I love her I do (hard reaction to--) But I think I'm about through (hard reaction to love) 'Cause all the screaming and the fisticuffs Make me want to hock the diamond in the rough I thought I knew BRIDGE Eb Eb/F Bb Eb/Bb Bb It doesn't matter that I don't deserve it It's up to me if I want to preserve it I've just gotta hold onto the good times Bb Bb/A Bb/G Bb/F When I observe them Bb/Eb Bb/F Or learn to take a punch Bb If I can't swerve them VERSE 3 (INST.) So, she's got some issues It's hard to tell if she's gonna hit you or kiss you I'm gonna have to invest in some boxing gloves To soften her hard reaction to love
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"See You Next Tuesday" by Corey Landis VERSE 1 Dm Stop lying Am If I could get in your head Dm I'd be prying Am Your skull off Bb/F F Your fists are clenching (oh oh) Bb/F F But I should mention (oh oh) Dm G The shit your selling C7 I just ain't buying REFRAIN F Woh oh oh F/Bb F/C See you next Tuesday F Bb C Woh oh oh F Woh oh oh F/Bb F/C See you next Tuesday Bb C Woh oh oh Bb C Woh oh oh Bb C Woh oh oh Bb F Woh oh oh VERSE 2 Dm So judgmental Am If I were you I'd Dm Update your dental Am Insurance soon Bb/F F 'Cause if you don't knock that talk off (oh oh) Bb/F F I'm gonna knock your block off (oh oh) Dm G Your opinions aren't your own C7 Oh, no, they're just rentals REFRAIN F Woh oh oh F/Bb F/C See you next Tuesday F Bb C Woh oh oh F Woh oh oh F/Bb F/C See you next Tuesday Bb C Woh oh oh Bb C Woh oh oh Bb C Woh oh oh Bb F Woh oh oh BRIDGE G F/G Stop pulling all those stunts C/G G You always give up and punt F/G I'm not usually so blunt C C/Bb But you are just a worthless... INST. REFRAIN (breakdown) REPEAT REFRAIN
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All Things 04:43
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Interlude 00:51
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Loose Ends 03:25
"Lose Ends" INTRO: Am/C Bb/D F/C Dm (rep.) VERSE 1 Am/C Bb/D Time expands and contracts F/C Dm Like a rusty accordion Am/E Bb/F Until I'm old and wrinkled F/C C Like a pruny Floridian Bb F Step backwards though my footprints Bb F Straighten the picture on the wall Eb Bb/D Comb the ends of the rug Eb/Bb F/C Check the phone in case you called Gm Gm/F Clean the wall before I pound it Dm (trans. Dm/E) F Leave it all the way I found it REFRAIN Eb Bb And tie up all the loose ends (rep.) Eb Bb F Tie up all the loose ends VERSE 2 Been unnoticed so long Feel like a Gideon Now I'm trapped in the fire Like a branch Davidian I'm behind a 2-way mirror Like a shoplifter at Walgreens You're just checking your lipstick But it looks like your blowing kisses to me You don't know me like you think you do I'll straighten up when I'm all through REFRAIN And tie up all the loose ends Tie up all the loose ends BRIDGE Dm Bb F (rep.) Dm Dm/Bb Bb/F F There's no such thing as a venial sin Bb F C I don't know where to stop, where to begin Dm Dm/Bb Bb/F F So underestimate the state I'm in Bb F C They'll be searching for your next of kin INTRUMENTAL go to 2nd stanza of verse CHORUS
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"Depleted" VERSE 1 Em Am They fixed the highway G Em Now there's a scar going down the road A And you can't tell Em Which line to follow You let everything Eat away at you too long It's bound to Leave you hollow CHORUS A Em But the dog is sleeping The toms are peeping The souls are keeping Am Em The conclusions are leaping D And both you and I Em Should be sleeping VERSE 2 The only thing That keeps you going some days Is knowing It's in your blood But sometimes it's Just a trickle Sometimes It's a flood CHORUS But the dog is sleeping The toms are peeping The souls are keeping The conclusions are leaping And both you and I Should be sleeping BRIDGE F Am You just keep on giving F Am And everyone's on the take G Too many striped pajamas ruin even Am The best-planned jailbreak VERSE 3 You've said everything You have to say and yet You haven't Said a thing How can there be So much pressure When no one's Listening? CHORUS The file's deleted Death cheated Your dough's been kneeded Robert is reeded And both you and I are depleted But the dog is sleeping The toms are peeping The souls are keeping The conclusions are leaping And both you and I Should be sleeping
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My Deal Wade 03:03
"My Deal Wade" ("Fargo Rock City") by Corey Landis 10/8/09 VERSE Db/Ab Gb/Ab Ab You gotta keep the cops out of the ransom game Ask Stan Grossman, he'll tell you the same Db/B I know you think you know what to do Db/Ab Ab but this deal ain't for you CHORUS Db (Db/Eb) E (E/Gb) Ab This is my deal here, Wade, this is my deal You don't know how it feels Db/Gb (Db/Ab) Bbm add Ab To have to deal with this all alone Db/Gb Eb With a kidnapper on the phone Db Ab This is my deal here, Wade VERSE 2 You liked my land proposal, you said it looked pretty sweet But then you went and yanked the rug from right under my feet But this time you've got no say We're gonna do this my way CHORUS BRIDGE Fm Eb/Bb I don't know what I did to you that you never liked me Db/Ab Don't try to deny it, everyone can see Bbm (Bbm/Db) Ab/Eb Eb I know you're a bigshot, I know you are rich Ab/Db Db Ab But the fact remains, Wade, you're a son-of-a-bitch (INST.) CHORUS
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"Mikey Stone" by Corey Landis INTRO: C F C G VERSE: C F C F I used to be in a boy band C F I was one of the five kings C F Of this FM land G The A&R guy made me sing F C C/B Songs I couldn't stand Am Am/G F G But now I'm a golf club salesman INTRO VERSE INTRO F Em Dm G/B C I had my own doll you could get at the mall If you pulled my string I'd say, "My favorite season is Fall" But we started to get old I turned 15 and they said I was looking like a toad Stopped getting paid, stopped getting laid And the paper said I was gay I'm my favorite trivia answer anyway (INSTRUMENTAL VERSE: bass...come in after 8 measures on...) G F C C/B Am Am/G F G VERSE C F ...when I told you my name C F Yes it's me Mikey Stone, the one and the same G I know I've grown up F C C/B You don't have to say Am Am/G F G C I'd just like to sell you a three wood a day INTRO X 2
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"Dress For The Weather" by Corey Landis 5/08 INTRO Am/F Am (rep.) VERSE Gonna write me a rock song Gonna make it real good It's gonna right all I've done wrong And make things how they should be Gonna sting you with boredom Gonna hurt you with pain Gonna die old in Florida Catching a cold in the rain PRE-CHORUS C C/F (rep.) CHORUS D F#m Gonna end like a movie Gonna go down in flames A/G F#m/A But I'll never dress for the weather No I'll never dress for the weather VERSE 2 Gonna lap up the drainage Gonna untie the knots Gonna lose all my brainage And watch all my thoughts rot away Gonna reap all the detriments Gonna do it with style Gonna burn all your testaments And make things right for a while CHORUS INSTRUMENTAL VERSE 3 Gonna toss your house You're gonna sleep in the street Gonna pile up your things And douse 'em in gasoline
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I Love You (But You're Crazy) by Corey Landis INTRO: G D/G C9 Cmaj7 G D/G I love you C9 Cmaj7 but you're crazy G D/G you say you love me, too Em/C but I'm lazy C/A and I don't care Em/C C/A I guess that's my cross to bear G/E F9 C9 so I'll be here and you won't be anywhere Dm/Bb F You're watching Clueless, I'm watching Clue Dm/Bb F D You're watching me, I'm watching you I want you but you're strange you used to want me, too but I'm not deranged enough for you so what are we gonna do when we just can't say we're through C9 G Gmaj7 C9 woke up tired from talking in my sleep making plans I didn't plan on G D C9 keeping with you G F E/C fear sticks to me like dust on vinyl D but your scratches cut right through if your memory is like paper then the truth is just an old stapler it tears right through leaving little holes too big to glue soon there'll be nothing left of you (INST) i love you but you're crazy

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Piano rock featuring strings and horns. Mixed to analog tape.

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released October 31, 2019

Produced by Geoff Emerick & Corey Landis

Engineered & mixed by Geoff Emerick
Assistant engineer: Spencer Guerra
Recorded & mixed at LAFX
Mastered by Ron McMaster at Capitol

String arrangements by Joey Newman (5, 6, 12) & Seth Kaplan (11)
Horn arrangement by Kyle Newmaster (2)

Piano/vocals: Corey Landis
Bass: Ryan Roberts
Drums/percussion/backing vocals: Mike Butkovic

Cover painting: Jim Mahfood aka Food One

All songs written by Corey Landis

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