Rational Expectations

by Sun Hotel

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1.
morning in your bathrobe you unwind i write but you don't know what it feels like sleeping in the same close you remind i can feel your heart grow inside mine through pallid eyes that won't show i am fine manic night on the phone to ask me why i don't understand those through the cracks in my mind i panic because my heart won't realize that part of me is alone without trying who cares what all your plans were made for stay my only love i was only one year old passive loss of control you unwind you cry but i don't know what it feels like to be bored again cancel every time your raw emotions channeled through the cracks in my mind i panic because my heart won't realize that part of me is alone without trying who cares what all your plans were made for stay my only love i was only one year old when i posed this way i'm surprised you stay it's okay to be bored with us i always was depending on your age
2.
Laura's piece of art comes from reading Baudrillard tasteless pink collage just dissolves on her wall vacant waste of life morning pills won't do meaningless invites that fail the more i want to notice your alive fleeting peace of mind i love when you see through my beta-perfect life that fails the more i want to notice you're alive do you share your thoughts online to compare our lives to a piece of light that feels like how you tear apart my mind that i regret crying over panicking last night always feels like though your camera can't see hands like they're supposed to be you wrapped thoughts around my lens though you kept recording thoughts that could capture me i live on after i'm dead your existence is all in my head it's important if our lives always feels like there's no heaven above it's through your front door my love's basic enough
3.
03:45
i know that she wants me but feels different about a lot of things but so do your friends it's not up to you i know its not your fault but sometimes i cant help but blame myself i'm afraid you feel guilty or something like that you say i don't deserve this but is that just a trick to get me to leave i'm trying to see everything from your perspective but she's already done something about it competing again comparing your horoscope to patterns that aren't so already known looking deeper in to movies i borrow can we do this tomorrow when we get home so maybe we're not a part of the problem suspended in thought do I block your progress for physical love or is this enough
4.
barely physical i don't wanna that i won't be consoled following the morning stoned if the palms lines won't be in control they fit more like jewelry marry me or don't i want what they both have you don't even know craziest ideas at home that is months away i can't let it go and the more i think i barely care at all are you mine or just close so far i might not know if i could touch you online i know you'll be here tomorrow but i think we should talk about it now on the porch at your Connecticut summer house all the while i know i'm missing out on the physical sometimes honest people never deal with it i'm fine i'll live without it our head divided all that it takes is a week break when you went to texas you were such a different man following your hearts been fun for the weekend does that make me worthless and even if i am part of me is honest more than i can stand following your promise
5.
05:03
now that you're gone i feel your pain left your power i can't complain i'm shattered inside still after i'm told i'm fine i'm shattered no maker could ever decide but i have my hands on and still can't complain days were hours a coup de' main still faster than mine i got your letter inside my mind forever disillusioned by advances you reduce my moral life and confuse the love of god with mine you can base your luck on magic offer to the lord of flies you can keep my love in plastic ties hated you and felt abandoned makes no difference waste more time you can blame your ways inherent and push the blameful thoughts aside you can keep my love in plastic now that you're gone i barely know there's no more
6.
five in the morning sober up let's go for a walk my eyes are pouring that's not your job to cheer me up you're failing your courses failing your old testament class she's hearing voices just like your mom you've had enough of feeling important of feeling like you don't matter it's so much better to hate yourself than to love somebody else for no reason plenty of choices kenny is everything that i'm not we're talking more since i've changed a lot but i still smoke pot at five in the morning feeling like i don't matter it's so much easier to love yourself than to hate somebody else for no reason and now it offends you when nobodies there that it's possibly your fault how to convince you that nobody cares half as much as you thought half as much as you want you're only here because someone else thought you'd find yourself trapped in your bookshelf body else for no reason
7.
01:01
all my favorite gods are dead but still i can sleep with you in my head who'd you thinks watching the young ones now it's not the president had to be high just to notice how it's a compliment to buy patience take your meds i hope it's alright if after-death there's nothing
8.
05:24
i let love in to late to ask for more i want nothing for now i believe in so many things i see the future and relax somehow blessings you refuse to make believe that you will ever calm down but then days started creeping see them follow me along over the strangest of weekends see the confidence you brought although it's only you sleeping or if we wrestle in your cars there were days with the christians that got tangled in our hearts hid from the terrific you're an experiment built with the confidence to waste my time you oughtta float within but you're an experiment as soon as i made offense you came to life you're goals and colors all unwind so no one's bothered all the time or as far as you can tell there's still room to grow i understand when you let go of my hand you still seem to know all of my plans so i let go of your hand
9.
what gave it away when you realized the devil was only in your brain a demonic exchange you can have on your own time i am fine with the pressure to be more like the animals i learned more from the back of a post card in a vine in a dive without feathers when i get to my funeral i won't need my musical outline they'll throw me away impossible colors i sleep through my own wake and pull if my heart breaks if humans can make a feeling that stays i think with my hands now and pull and push thoughts out if feelings were faked don't push me away appearances planned out disappear against my doubts in circular ways in you're shaking hands i hold paradise complains to babylon the mother i adore your chains we untie each other
10.
04:50
i'm not proud you're mine wasted lover on the couch i'm dying you won another but swore i was getting more from this fight what is it this time please sit down don't cry don't be your mother i'm so scared i'll love your love because i'm a lazy lover you aren't my friend you wallow in doors for hours on the phone basically alone you won't pretend you're in love you're so sure hours on the phone basically alone you aren't in control of your feelings

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Community Records CR-050 / Recorded & Mixed by Chris George & Ross Farbe at the Living Room Studio in New Orleans, LA / Mastered by Carl Saff of Saffmastering in Chicago, IL / Artwork by Alex Hertz & Tyler Scurlock

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released February 3, 2015

Sun Hotel is Alex Hertz, John St. Cyr, Ross Farbe, & Tyler Scurlock

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