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The debut album from singer/producer Bonnaventure James

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released April 2, 2012

Mastered by Sandro P Geographia

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Bonnaventure James Calgary, Alberta

indie-electro-pop from Calgary, Alberta, Canada.

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Track Name: No Science
Archeology, digs junk up from the past,
And when we started doing that, I knew we wouldn’t last
New technology, helps us to see the truth,
Can’t explain how you could, there’s no science to why you left

Cardiology, can’t fix this broken heart,
It’s not a perfect science yet, the muscles won’t restart
Etymology, the history of words,
Can’t explain what you said, there’s no science to why you left

Meteorology can’t prevent the perfect storm,
It just puts a warning up, so you can mitigate the harm,
Anthropology the study of our kind,
Can’t explain what you did, there’s no science to why you left
Track Name: Give Back
No one ever said, that it would work out,
every single time, for everyone,
In every occasion, sometimes shitty things happen
To the greatest people, in the world

But there's not a lot we can do, about that now,
Yeah that was then, it's in the past,
We've all made choices, not everyone agrees with,
But was then, this is now, we must move forward,

Never look back x 4
Even though it can be tempting
Never look back x 4

SOmetimes we take for granted, All of the sacrifice,
we all make for the ones that we love, each and every day,
Did you ever think, that your mom wanted to be an actress,
But instead she wiped your ass,
You better believe your dad is a hero,
He was at the top of his class,
Now he's middle class, working his ass off,
So you can go to college,
Get an education, escape this town

Give a little back x 4
Even though it can be trying
Give a little back x 8
Track Name: Cola
By now, you should've figured out that she's sweet,
And she'll probably hurt your teeth,
yah she's cola x2

And sometimes, you'll swear that you'll quit
But you always save a hit,
yah she's cola x2

In a can or in a bonbon, she is, my favourite flavour,
She's cola x2
When I'm down and needing lifting, she is what I am after,
She's cola x2

By now, you feel the bubbles on your tongue
she's a cool chick but she's rather young
She's cola x2

And sometimes, you just have to take the fall
She's just 19 after all
She's cola x2

In a can or in a bonbon, she is, my favourite flavour,
She's cola x2
When I'm down and needing lifting, she is what I am after,
She's cola x2
Track Name: Radio Silence
Don't assume that you're afraid of heights,
we just have to get timing right,
tell me the story of how it all went wrong,
You take the pictures, and I'll sing the song
we fell asleep in the wicker chair,
I'm slightly drooling in your curly hair,
You always said I was your favourite DJ,
But now there's radio silence and that's ok

Bottle of wine at your favourite spot,
We're getting drunk in the parking lot,
Stars on your face count them one, two, three, four
You left too soon, had me wanting much more
I tried to call you I got no reply,
am I really such an awful guy?
You said some time, you'd like to see me DJ,
But now there is radio silence and that's ok

To love and lose is not the worst thing in the world,
at least you can say you had the girl,
for whom other guys would give their soul,
but you won her through rock and roll,
For what she did I could never blame,
Because love is such a messed up game,
So if you come around to see me DJ,
There won't be radio silence, no that's not my way,
No that's not my way
Track Name: Anyone Else
If it was anyone else x 11

If it was anyone else, would it have such a perfect ending
step in my house, look at me rapidly descending
I can't have you back, this is fun but it is just pretending
Have a good time, just recall it's my cash you're spending

Anyone else x 3

If it was anyone else, would it have such a perfect ending
step in my house, look at me rapidly descending
I can't have you back, this is fun but it is just pretending
Have a good time, but recall it's my cash you're spending

Anyone else x x 11

If it was anyone else, would it have such a perfect ending
step in my house, look at me rapidly descending
I can't have you back, this is fun but it is just pretending
Have a good time, but recall it's my cash you're spending
Track Name: How Dare You?
Yr a little drunk,
Yr theory’s bunk,
Cuz this nice guy,
Got chew home alive,

Yr giant talk,
But stumbling walk,
You can’t keep pace,
Fall on your face,

Catch yr reflection
It’s so hazy,
Guess you could tell
you drive me crazy

u wont be coy,
Too nice a boy,
I never needed
it to be
You & me

How dare you? This is my pain too x 2

Yr company’s
All I really need
I can’t offend
If I’m just a friend

Another drink,
Can’t barely think,
What have u had?,
I’ll call you a cab,

There you go,
Running your trap,
don’t mean to harm
But words attack

It’s a little crass,
You don’t know my past,
I never needed
It to be
You & me

How dare you? This is my pain too x2

I could be good,
Now you’ll never know
You hurt my feelings,
I won’t let it show,

You got some troubles,
I can’t solve ‘em
You’ve had it rough
How’s that my problem?

There’s something wrong,
In your mind,
Yr just a way
To pass the time,

It’s more than you,
Can’t you see?
I never needed
it to be
You & me

How dare you? This is my pain too x2
Track Name: Poor House
It goes without saying
You are with me in my dreams,
The record lingers on

When I go walking
I can feel your hand in mine
The record skips a beat

When I go driving
I don’t go past your place
Someone new lives there

When I’m selecting,
I play all your favourite songs
Hoping you might hear

Are you in, or
Are you out
Are you living in?
A poor house

I tried to be reckless,
But I didn’t have the heart
Some people never change

I tried to write new songs, but
The lyrics stayed the same
Like symbols carved in stone

Sometimes I get wasted,
To see how far I’ll fall
It’s never far enough

When I wake trembling
I call out your name,
It’s the only thing that helps.

Are you in, or
Are you out
Are you living in?
A poor house
Track Name: Jay tem
District is burning, my strawberry swirl
Empire crumbling, around my world
Disco vibration, I love you girl
What’s your conviction for a better world?

Calgary burning, what can I say?
What’s your resolution for a better way?
I am quite desperate, can you tell
Without my baby, personal hell

There is no question, It must be you
You’ve got your mission, You know what to do
Discos are burning, to hear your voice
But you can’t love them, you’ve made your choice

Stellar vibration, beautiful girl
It is your mission, to save the world,
You leave on Sunday, can’t believe it’s true
My cosmic baby, I believe in you
Track Name: No Idea
You have no idea how far I'd go, yah, just to see you x3
You have no idea how far I'd go, yah, just to see you standing there

It's September and I feel cold today,
this summer just seemed to slip away,
Blow off college, and you can stay with me,
because I've a feeling that this was meant to be,

Come winter you might not have the time,
to spend wasted with some musician guy,
Education will help you see it's true,
I'm not worthy to have someone like you,

You have no idea how far I'd go, yah, just to see you x3
You have no idea how far I'd go, yah, just to see you standing there

You have no idea how far I'd go, yah, just to see you x3
You have no idea how far I'd go, yah, just to see you standing there

It's September and I feel cold today,
this summer just seemed to slip away,
Blow off college, and you can stay with me,
because I've a feeling that this was meant to be,