Truth Hurts

by Among Giants

/
  • Streaming + Download

    Includes high-quality download in MP3, FLAC and more. Paying supporters also get unlimited streaming via the free Bandcamp app.

      name your price

     

  • Physical CD
    Compact Disc (CD) + Digital Album

    4 panel CD with all of the art and the layout done by Robbie Nicholson. These look amazing!!

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

    Sold Out

1.
03:00
2.
02:30
3.
01:58
4.
5.
6.
7.
8.
01:57
9.
03:06
10.
11.
02:02
12.

about

This album has been in the works for well over a year now and I'm excited for it to finally see the light of day.

credits

released July 31, 2012

Recorded by: Steve Marino
Mixed and Mastered by: Tyler Bisson
Artwork by: Robbie Nicholson

Drums and bass on album by Zach Anderson, guest vocals by Cindy Blackburn, and some electric guitar and bass by Steve Marino.

tags

license

all rights reserved

about

Among Giants Orlando, Florida

Greg Hughes
Zachary Anderson
Michael Eliassen

contact / help

Contact Among Giants

Streaming and
Download help

Shipping and returns

Redeem code

Track Name: Late Nights
Dawn breaks and I’m still awake/I’m still kind of drunk from the night before/And I lie in bed while my head is spinning uncontrollably and I start to wonder when things will work out for me/You see I’ve put too many hours into a part-time job/That never had much for me/And every now and then I like to think of way back when/When I was younger and times were simpler/But now I realize that I’ve grown and now’s the time/For me to wear the shoes of my old mans and/Things may be hard but hey kid that’s life/You sell your soul, you sell your time, and in the end you’ll be just fine/It’s sad to see the puppet that we’ve become/And how we aren’t meant to be as tied down as me/We are born to be, born to be free/And if I slowly forget the things I love and who I’ve become I will never forgive myself.
Track Name: The Pond
And even though we’ve known each other for two weeks I can say/That In that time, things moved fast/And I know that I’ll probably never see you again/But I know that that’s the way it’s meant to be/And If you take me as a god damn fool/Then I promise you dear, you’ll be mistaken/Late Nights and smoky eyes, they fill my mind with better times/And I remember how stupid I felt/When we stayed up late talking and watching/your favorite bands that I probably won’t remember/And if you take me as anything/I just hope I’m not, your bloody mistake/Across the pond you go/4000 miles to your home/Across the pond you go to your life/Of Uni, and getting fucked up/And if you take me as your America fun/At least I can say it felt pretty good too
Track Name: A Letter
Today I wrote a letter to my best friend forever and I told him how my life has been/I said ‘Rob I really miss you and I hope you’re doing fine’ and I can finally say the same for myself/You see living in a drug house isn’t as fun as it seems/And right when you are free you’re released into another/And I spend my time trying to keep my mind off of it/But when you’re always surrounded it’s hard not to, get pulled into the current/It’s time I showed some backbone I’m so much better than this/The life I have ahead of me is more beautiful than this/But still why, do I, watch random people who are burned out and fucked up lay on my couch, each night/And why, can’t I, just move forwards and upwards with my life/I’m not saying that I’m perfect, but I just know I have a purpose/I’m not saying that I’m perfect
Track Name: Cross Your Heart
Cross your heart, and pray to the god in which you believe/Because after tonight It’ll be hard for you too, find things that make you happy/And I’m crashing down every wall that you built/And I’m fucking up all of your relationships/Now for a couple of months, I’ve been trying my best to make things better/Who is to say that this isn’t how our days should be spent/And who is to say that this isn’t true bliss/And maybe it’s life, or maybe it’s just the life I know/And maybe it’s life, or maybe it’s just the life I choose/And one day soon I will wake up and see that this is not the life meant for me/And even though she might be the one who is in charge, I’m the only one who can control this/And maybe it’s life, or maybe it’s just the life I know/And maybe it’s life, or maybe it’s just the life I choose
Track Name: What's the Point?
I find myself alone in all the places that I go/And why does it seem so comforting, to sit right in this house with you all day/And I seem so sad in all the things I do to fill my time/And I don’t want to wake up for this, because my life seems so much better in my dreams/And what’s the point in trying, because good things never work/Why can’t I understand how my daily swim doesn’t make me better/And why can’t I just escape all this/Maybe it’s the way I feel when I wake up early in the morning/But lately my life has turned to shit/But no I won’t let this shit keep me down/Maybe not this day, and maybe not this week/But sometime soon I will find love again
Track Name: Get Your Shit Straight
And I might be 19 but at least I have direction/Of where to go and how to get there its something clearly you lack/And still it’s hard for me to sit back and watch some of my best friends/Let their lives slip right away just for, one more hit/And I’m not one to say anything and it’s really not my place/But man it’s time you look around and see who the fuck you are/And yeah, I’ve lived my share of nightmares and days have been hard for months on end/I’ve woken up screaming and gone to bed crying from knowing how cruel life can be/Regardless of the reason I am certain that it’s not worth it/And really who is happy with the lifestyle that you’re choosing/And I’m not one to say what you should or should not do/But as a friend it’s time to, realize you’re 22 and you need to get your shit straight/While you’re young
Track Name: There is a Ghost
3am each night, Is the time I fear most/And sensing someone, makes home feel like hell/And Maybe it’s just me, but maybe it’s not/And maybe I can see, but maybe I cannot/There is a ghost, and I'm sure of it/ And as if god just, created this feeling/So helpless with no hope/Oh, if it’s just you I might understand you coming here/But no, it’s just not you its all of the people that I've ever hurt
Track Name: All I Want
Do you see what this has done to me/It’s getting hard to breathe/Even when I am safe, inside my own skin/Now my thoughts they race/Faster than my mind can chase/I’m finally learning to deal, with all this pressure/And still I promise you, that sometime soon/I’ll fuck things up again/And it’s October and I, can’t find a reason to try/Anything but this, because it’s all I want/And I know that you might, think that I’m trying to fight/Growing old and up, but this is all I want/And please don’t tell me that It’ll be okay, and when I’m done with school I’ll get a real job/But when the truth is that I really don’t care, I’d rather be broke and happy because this is all I want/ This is all I want
Track Name: Pack Rat
And I wish that in my life, I will grow to be/Even half the person, that you are/And I know that I could not/Find a heart half as big as yours/And when my life lacks comfort, it’s reassuring knowing/That I have a home in Wichita/I’m glad you got what you deserved/I never expected any less/The hard life’s done it’s time to sit back/And be the pack rat that we all love/And I can’t think of anyone as caring you, when you take on the challenges that blood prevails/And even though you could have walked on/On that hand that you were dealt/I can honestly say that, I’ve never been so proud/I’m glad you got what you deserved/I never expected any less/The hard life’s done it’s time to sit back/And be the pack rat that we all love/I know, you are loved.
Track Name: Albert Rhymestein
How come each night, I can’t stay sleeping at night/And when will I just, open up a pair of new eyes/Day in and out, I wake up scared/Begin my day wrong, and end my day wrong/Where I should feel fine, I really don’t/When I should feel fine, I really don’t/And maybe this is a good sign, that my life needs some changing/I’ll pack my stuff up and leave, it was the best of decision/Now I can breathe, the fresh air I need/And I’ve missed out I know, but I am thankful that I now can grow/And I wish that you were here, so I could tell you/That you are a great friend, and I couldn’t have done this without you
Track Name: East Orlando
Why do I hate my life like it’s worse than everyone else’s and/How come I sit in my room all fucking day/And tell me why is it hard for me to make friends, in a city that’s as big as one can be/Maybe that makes me a shitty person/And just because I’m quiet and I don’t drink myself to sleep each night/And I don’t care, if that makes me a fucking loser/No I don’t care
Track Name: That Time of Year
Just because my life has changed a bit/It doesn’t make me worse than who I was/And just because I found the thing I love/It doesn’t mean that I haven’t missed you all this time/But maybe it does, and maybe it does/Now it’s over and I’m living life again/I’m counting down the days till, the road will show its face/One more semester and I’ll be gone/living out my life exactly, exactly as I want/But maybe I won’t, and maybe I can’t, just leave this town/Maybe it’s just that time of year but as of now I’m itching to keep moving on/Maybe it’s just that time of year but as of now I’m itching to settle down