Music of My Youth

by Mike Peralta

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Music of My Youth is Mike Peralta's debut acoustic alternative album.

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released January 1, 2009

Music and Lyrics - Mike Peralta

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Track Name: Starlit Moon
"Starlit Moon"
by Mike Peralta

When I said that you were beautiful,
I meant whole lot more than that.
And when you said that I was wonderful,
I didn't see you holding back.

Well maybe you were bored, or this is what you do.

But I hate, but I hate the way you look at me.
Like a whim, I could only be one night.
And I hate, and I hate your starlit moon tonight.
I can see it can tell that I'm a fool.

I should've guessed it yesterday.
You would've called back long before.
And now I saw you at the cafe
with someone else you don't adore.

And as I left you smiled, as if you still had me.

But I hate, but I hate the way you look at me.
Like a whim, I could only be one night.
And I hate, and I hate your starlit moon tonight.
I can see it can tell that I'm a fool.

And now that it is understood,
it isn't long before you call again.
Well maybe its for real this time.
Do I want to try again?

Maybe I'm a fool, but either way I do.

But I hate, but I hate the way you look at me.
Like a whim, I could only be one night.
And I hate, and I hate your starlit moon tonight.
I can see it can tell that I'm a fool.
Track Name: Bet You'd Forget
"Bet You'd Forget"
by Mike Peralta

Sorry to hide this side of me.
One day I will show you all my dreams.
If you look by the frozen trees,
you can always remember me.

But I bet you'd forget, when I go.

I think that I would like to fly.
You could always make me beam.
And past the smile, beneath my eyes,
I wonder if you can see me scream.

But I bet you'd forget, when I go.

Oh there is too much to learn in just an hour.
I wonder where you are, on this hour.
Please don't think that I'm a coward.
Where will I be in just an hour?

Sorry to hide this side of me.
One day I will show you all my dreams.
If you look by the frozen trees,
you can always remember me.

But I bet you'd forget, when I go.
Track Name: I Will Always Love You
"I Will Always Love You"
by Mike Peralta

Just a smile can hurt so much, when your heart is so sad.
EVerything is beautiful, when your heart has turned black.

Watch me slowly sink off step, till theres really nothing left.
It will never be the same, if I ever get back.

And I will always love you.
And I will always love you.
Softly weeping to my god, why did it have to be you?
And I will always love you.

And I wish this all a dream, looking up at the stars.
I wonder what you're doing now, wherever ever you are.

And I will always love you.
And I will always love you.
Tonight I know in my heart its best, if, I never ever see you again.
And I will always love you.
Track Name: See You Again
"See You Again"
by Mike Peralta

Bounce, better to stop than add 45 pouts in here,
with hearts hanging at the door.
With the look of non-eyes, excusing at my sores,
and go from your room with 45 feelings outside.

Maybe I'll lose you in friends.
Maybe I'll run off instead.
Maybe I'll let us make amends.
Maybe I'll see you again.

A sound, if ever this loud would fly 45,000 miles,
from bells ringing at the door.
With the look in my eyes, if ever seen before.
And go from your room, in 4 or 5 minutes I'll die.

Maybe I'll lose you in friends.
Maybe I'll run off instead.
Maybe I'll let us make amends.
Maybe I'll see you again.

Bounce, better to stop than add 45 pouts in here,
with hearts hanging at the door.
With the look of non-eyes, excusing at my sours,
and go from your room with 45 feelings outside.

Maybe I'll lose you in friends.
Maybe I'll run off instead.
Maybe I'll let us make amends.
Maybe I'll see you again.

Maybe I'll see you again.
Maybe I'll see you again.
Maybe I'll see you again.
Maybe I'll see you again.
Track Name: I Heard
"I Heard"
by Mike Peralta

Today I wrote a song for you.
Tonight I'll dream I'm in your arms.
And then I'll feel like I could die.
What did I do so wrong?

I heard that you didn't smile at my name.
It hurts to think of your gentle face.
I heard you told someone else to call you,
instead of me.

Once you let me kiss your lips.
I'd do anything for you.
You're the only one I want.
Once you only smiled for me.

I heard that you didn't smile at my name.
It hurts to think of your gentle face.
I heard you told someone else to call you,
instead of me.
Track Name: Eyes Me Slow
"Eyes Me Slow"
by Mike Peralta

Do they know
why I won't want to party tonight?
I lean on the wall
and sit watching all of them go.

Around the corner,
where all their faces talk,
I see her there
and then without thinking I know.

She eyes me slow,
then turns away.
I love her so.
She'll go away.

And there is no other
that could mean anything.
And I have to wonder
will she remember me?

But she can't see,
I know she'll make it end.
And does she know
she will get bored of me?

She eyes me slow,
then turns away.
I love her so.
She'll go away.

And I wish she would know
she could keep me in.

She eyes me slow,
then turns away.
I love her so.
She'll go away.
Track Name: New Girlfriend
"New Girlfriend"
by Mike Peralta

Saw you on the street
and didn't wave right back to you.
Took another sweet
down to the place we used to meet.

And I was not the one who's wrong,
and I am not the one who's wrong.
But now I'm not the one alone.
I threw your pictures out the car window.

Fuck You, I've got a new girlfriend.

And I will never love someone
as true as I had used to you,
even if that girl
is you again, you fucking whore.

Saw you at the local store.
Laughed at you tripping out the door.
Having such a perfect day
in these worn out pants you used to hate.

Fuck You, I've got a new girlfriend.
You can suck a big gigantic dick.
I've got a new girlfriend.
Fuck You.
Track Name: Ugly
"Ugly"
by Mike Peralta

Sitting in my room again.
Try to find the problem's end.
I could fly away and scratch the sun,
and only end up here again.

Tearing our skin off,
but there's nothing gone.
What is meant to be?
What is wrong with me?

And I don't want to understand.
That won't stop it coming back.
Power in your eyes to melt these chains.
To Tunnel through the earth and back.
Four hours of silence, then,
we moaned and flew like light.
Forever and a day in constant waste,
until the lord has gone insane.

Running past depraving night,
through the sounds of dust and stench.
For never will we stop, until we escape
from something we cannot defined.

Making history
that no one will see.
Painting smoke and ash
on the green canvas.

And I don't want to understand.
That won't stop it coming back.
Power in your eyes to melt these chains.
To Tunnel through the earth and back.
Four hours of silence, then,
we moaned and flew like light.
Forever and a day in constant waste,
until the lord has gone insane.

Sitting in my room again.
Try to find the problem's end.
I could fly away and scratch the sun,
and only end up here again.

Tearing our skin off,
but there's nothing gone.
What is meant to be?
What is wrong with me?

And I don't want to understand.
That won't stop it coming back.
Power in your eyes to melt these chains.
To Tunnel through the earth and back.
Four hours of silence, then,
we moaned and flew like light.
Forever and a day in constant waste,
until the lord has gone insane.
Track Name: Anytime
"Anytime"
by Mike Peralta

If I could be sorry
for every little thing,
would you throw it all away
and stay?

If I could be gentle
and make it seem alright,
would you think before you said
goodbye?

I don't want you to go
but you are leaving today.
And I want you to know
that I'll be waiting for you.

Anytime

How will we feel inside
when its done and you're not mine?
Baby I don't want to know.

And this will be the night
that we always have inside.
I knew I'd have to let you go.

I don't want you to go
but you are leaving today.
And I want you to know
that I will always be here.

Anytime
Track Name: She Wants Me
"She Wants Me"
by Mike Peralta

She wants me to stay.
I'd have to show my face.
She wants to go out.
I'd have to lose my shell.

I'd have to tell her what
a hug can mean to me.
When she kisses me
she'd ask to know
what I'm thinking.

She wants me.
She needs me.
I've never felt so unhappy before.
She loves me,
she told me.
I just don't think I'm good enough for her.

Oh she's such a fantasy.
She makes me fall apart.
If we talked she'd see
that I am not very interesting.

If I said I loved her
and told her everything,
would that guarantee
she wouldn't break my heart?

She wants me.
She needs me.
I've never felt so unhappy before.
She loves me,
she told me.
I just don't think I'm good enough for her.

And I could tell her all my dreams,
but would she ever understand?

I know I should go ahead and open up to her,
but if I do, I know I'll only be misunderstood.

She wants me.
She needs me.
I've never felt so unhappy before.
She loves me,
she told me.
I just don't think I'm good enough for her.
Track Name: Wasting All My Time
"Wasting All My Time"
by Mike Peralta

I was so spun around
in a dream I had for you.
You didn't feel the same.
I can see that all now.

And though your eyes would fall down,
when I went to touch your face,
I wouldn't trade it all away
for a singe other place.

And with my eyes on you,
your mind is not on me.

Wasting all my time.
Wasting all my time, with you.

You were smiling on the sand
as I stumbled up to you.
You were so beautiful.
I was so late I made you mad.

When I look back now,
to those times I had with you,
Though I'm hurting now,
I'd still do anything for you.

And with my eyes on you, your mind is not on me.

Wasting all my time.
Wasting all my time, with you.

And the waves go crashing by.
And you are my life.
Track Name: My Mind
"My Mind"
by Mike Peralta

I hope you know
I think of you as friends.
You know I'd always
come around for you.
You bring such light to me
here in the dark.
You bring such fun
to everything I do.

But if I ever lose my mind
throw away the key for me.
I'm not about to say
I'd want your help out of there.
I hope that soon I lose my mind.
I pray to lose my mind.
It is so cold out here,
that I can feel the warmth in there.

I'd like to smile
just like the TV stars.
Instead of not
belonging anywhere.
The days and nights
are spent in hopes and care.
It's going to be awhile,
but soon I'm there.

But if I ever lose my mind
throw away the key for me.
I'm not about to say
I'd want your help out of there.
I hope that soon I lose my mind.
I pray to lose my mind.
It is so cold out here,
that I can feel the warmth in there.

I'm not afraid to say
I'm never going to see you again.
So sad that though I tried,
I'm never going to see her again.
So I'm not afraid to say
I'm never going to see you again.

I hope you know
I think of you as friends.
You know I'd always
come around for you.
You bring such light to me
here in the dark.
You bring such fun
to everything I do.

But if I ever lose my mind
throw away the key for me.
I'm not about to say
I'd want your help out of there.
I hope that soon I lose my mind.
I pray to lose my mind.
It is so cold out here,
that I can feel the warmth in there.

I'm not afraid to say
I'm never going to see you again.
So sad that though I tried,
I'm never going to see her again.
So I'm not afraid to say
I'm never going to see you again.

See you again.