I wasn't born rejected

by casio dad

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Hey what it’s a new casio dad release!!!! A lot of people have talked to me about how my music has been important to them and that’s really awesome! Here’s some songs that have been important to me!


released July 7, 2016

Special thanks to Rachel for doing those awesome vocals on All Ages Shows (You may remember her from color bars!) and to everyone who’s supported me and shown their appreciation for He’s Not With Us Anymore, that thing took off way more than I expected and I have BIG plans for the next major release!

All instruments performed and recorded by J McClendon.
Vocals on All Ages Shows by Rachel Sigal and J McClendon.
Acoustic version of s u m m e r recorded and mixed by Evan Robbins.



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Track Name: 45 Minutes From "Somewhere Out There" (The Brave Little Abacus Cover)
I saw you with ten years past,
you didn't seem to know me.
Your hands on your sides,
you had pride in your new form
and how you noticed me noticing
big bulging eyes like frogs i the hands of boyhood
could you at least stay here with me?
My head fell onto broken down boxes
you're climbing up the stairs
I've lost this
Wait Up
This can't be happening again.
I swear I love you my best friend
Big bulging eyes like frogs in the hands of boyhood
wake up older and older and older
I was so ready to become something I could've never been born
Obesity is something one should never ever think about
You're leaving and I'll retreat to the smallest place I know
and in this "calm-down" again
I'll probably figure out a plan
that if my stomach feels as upset as me
then we'll call ourselves a team and dream that
"somewhere out there, beneath the pale moonlight,
someone's thinking of me and loving me tonight"
I wasn't born rejected so I doubt I won't die in the hands of another
but when I speak and am muted
I'm reminded that I'm just a kid younger brother
"And even though I know how very far apart we are,
it helps to think that we're wishing underneath the same bright star
and when the night wind starts to sing a lonesome lullaby
it helps to know we're sleeping underneath the same bright sky
Somewhere out there if love can see this through
then we'll be together somewhere out there
out where dreams come true
Track Name: All Ages Shows (Bomb the Music Industry Cover)
All of my work was done
I turned the TV on and I forgot that I can turn it off.

We live up on the top.
They leave the door unlocked.
So just come in.
I don't need to buzz you up
and I never go anywhere.

I am a babbling brook
You are a pile of bricks
You'll stop the flood and it will make me sick.

You are the shoes and feet
I am a pile of shit
I'm fucking up a good relationship
and I never go anywhere.

In a trashed room in 1996.
A fourteen year old punk and in a flash I'm my parents.
And we'll never know love, 'cause I was too busy talking to my Green Day posters
They never said nothing to me.

Let's start a conversation about anything.
I'm tired of arguing.
It isn't fun for me.
Reverse psychology instead of just listening up - that always seemed stupid to me.

Can you stay here?
Can we blast the Descendents?
Can we turn our phones off and get lost in The Simpsons?
I feel inches away from getting swallowed by darkness.
And I know that you're tired, but can you draw back the curtains for me?

My friends ain't all that great.
We play in legion halls, slam beers outside, relieve ourselves on walls.

My friends ain't all that bad.
We play all ages shows and we'll start on time if you decide to go.
Track Name: No Surprises (Radiohead Cover)
A heart that's full up like a landfill
A job that slowly kills you
Bruises that won't heal

You look so tired and unhappy
Bring down the government
They don't, they don't speak for us
I'll take a quiet life
A handshake of carbon monoxide

No alarms and no surprises
No alarms and no surprises
No alarms and no surprises
Silent, silent

This is my final fit, my final bellyache with

No alarms and no surprises
No alarms and no surprises
No alarms and no surprises please

Such a pretty house, such a pretty garden

No alarms and no surprises (let me out of here)
No alarms and no surprises (let me out of here)
No alarms and no surprises please (let me out of here)