Hearts on Fire

Where We Stand

Jenkins/Trimble

Every generation has a past
I don’t wanna be a soldier for the last
You don’t have to sound extreme
To talk about what you think is true

I believe in right and wrong
And I believe that no one’s born to lose

I never thought that I’d find myself here
I never wanted to lie my life like this
If we go back to where we started
Will you give me all your heart again?

I don’t wanna break a promise
And this is where I stand

I’ve got fear in my body
But I don’t know where to start
I’ve got fear in my body
But fire in my heart
I don’t know where to start
Fear in my body
But fire in my in my heart

Morning Light

Jenkins/Trimble

I’ve been running from my demons since the day that I was born
I’ve been losing too much sleep just like a kid
I’ve been hiding from the memories of the things that I once did
But I don’t want to be defined by them no more

All I get is this one little life you see
What I want is the freedom to just be me
There’s no place in this world I would rather be
Than here in your arms

All of my good friends
Let’s get together
I still believe it
We’re chasing forever
This is the season
I need you around
Nobody’s leaving
Til the sun’s coming out

Growing up comes quickly and if you blink your eyes you’ll miss
The beauty of the whole world sitting right beneath your hips
Make some plans but baby I hope you will not forget
The greatest things don’t come without the risk

Lovin

Jenkins/Trimble

Your sweetness really turns me on
Making me the weakest man I’ve ever known

Well, I knew it when I saw you but it felt like years
A girl like you is hard to find
The kind that makes it easy to be sincere
Helps me fall asleep at night

But now I just can’t keep you off of my side

I’ll make a living out of lovin you
There’s nothing else that I would rather do
I’ll make a living out of lovin you

So, we got a new apartment… well it was new to us
Spending way more money than there ever was
Dreaming bout the future from the kitchen floor
Wondering through a world that can’t afford

Honey it will take a miracle

But if we’re broke and we can’t afford
A big house in a fancy little neighborhood
Tell me would you cut and run?

Cause if you’re lonely and think you’re the only
Girl that gets scared then know that you’re wrong
And if you wonder if I’ll be there
When the sun’s going down on the edge of our dreams
Well i’m gonna love you
And I will be there
I’ll never hurt you
Leave or desert you
Cause I am your man
And I made a promise
That I’m gonna keep

But if what you’re looking for is sitting in your neighbor’s yard
And you’re controlled by the thoughts of your friends
I can’t give you that
I can’t give you that
I can’t give you that
No, no more

Cause if what you’re looking for is sitting in your neighbor’s yard
Well you should know by now
I can’t give you that
I won’t give you that
I can’t give you that
I won’t give you that

I’ll give you my love
I’ll give you my love
Honey, sugar, baby, come on
Please

Ever Start to Wonder

Jenkins/Trimble

It was late September and I will admit there was love down in my heart
And there’s things you’ll say after 2am that you probably shouldn’t start
Cause you know it’s just another late night crush and a little bit of alcohol
But you had a long week and all you wanna do is smile

If you ever start to wonder
If I’m wanting you around
Let me wrap you in my big arms
Let me love you to the ground
You’re the name upon the poster
That I hang up on my wall
If you ever start to wonder
If I’m wondering at all

The band started playing my favorite song by a man named Morrison
So I made my way to the front of the stage and I sang along
We sang “Nah, nah, nah, nah
Nah, nah, nah, nah ,nah.”
Yeah, well you never know you’re lucky til you finally found the one you want

The lights came on and I was headed home with a napkin and your name
We shared a stare on Market Square as the skies began to rain
The sound of bums singing street corner songs, they were louder than a symphony
“How does it feel?” Baby pretty good to me

Goodbye my love
Goodbye my love
Goodbye Goodbye

Dear Jamie

Jenkins/Trimble

Woke up this morning with a note in my bedroom
It said i love you but i’m needin to think through
All of the poison that you have in your heart
I ran to the sidewalk while i put on my jacket
I was starin at a picture of you
Then i let go and the tears flowed down my arm

And it feels like
My whole world’s fallin apart
And i don’t mind dying
But baby don’t break my heart

If i could take it back then i would
No I never meant to listen
To all the words in my head
Turns out they were lies
Then i got addicted
And I did it front of the kids
Oh but when you get lost like this
Baby there’s just nowhere to hide

Don’t break my heart
I don’t mind dying
But baby don’t break my heart

I moved in with you
Cause i loved you
Or i wanted to
Sometime time ago
Don’t break my heart
Don’t break my

Slow Down Easy

Jenkins/Trimble

I don’t love you like I should
I don’t treat you like I could
and in the times you need me most
I leave you standing with my ghost
If your heart has any hope
slow down easy

i got pride inside that’s wrong
fit to be tied I deserve the wrath you’re wanting
I spend most my days comparing
who i am to all my friends and there’s no end
but i don’t wanna wake up lonely ever again

Just cause i told you “No” don’t
Mean that my love is gone
True love don’t fade away
True love don’t fade away
I know we both feel pain
But i believe we can change
These are my loving arms
These are my loving arms
Til death do us part
I gave you my heart

So if you think you can find
a little room left inside
Where my head can come lie
Slow down easy

Tarwater

Jenkins/Trimble

Got my back up against the wall
nowhere left to fall
Nobody out here knows my name
I got a story left to tell
I hope you know quite well
I’m not a quitter and i won’t just go away

If you see me and i’m standing out here on my own,
Just know that you’re with me

I’ll be the one with my arms wide open
I’ll be the one with my head held high
I’ll be the one with my heart on fire
Yeah that’s me i’ll be the fighter
Ya see me bleed and you hear my cry
I hope you know that I’m just like you

When you realize what you want
Then you give it one more shot
You leave it all and no one can take it away
I can feel it in the crowd
I just wanna make you proud
It took a long time to get here, baby,…. it took a long time

I’ve been stumblin here for all my life
But not tonight

See it on my face
Wear it on my sleeve
I’ve been tryin hard for all my life
Feelin like defeat
but wantin victory
I’ve been tryin so hard

Under Control

Jenkins/Trimble

When I was younger I only wanted expensive things
I used to dream of the life they’d bring
And all the places I’d go

I only wanted to show that I had it better off
Then all the people around me thought
My ship was under control, oh yeah
My ship was under control

I wanna know what it means to be free
All these things that I think I need
I just wanna be free

When I got older I met a girl with a white dress on
I always wished that she would have walked
Down the aisle way with me

I held a secret and now I’m singing a lonesome song
I won’t go to my grave alone, no because I want to believe, yeah
I’m not the only one out in this sea

I wanna know what it means to be free
All these things that I think I need
I just wanna be free

When I was younger I only wanted expensive things
I used to dream of the life they’d bring
And all the places I’d go

Three Little Angels

Jenkins/Trimble

Three little Angels
playing in the backyard tonight
mamas cryin on the sofa
With tears all in her eyes
she only thought
that bad things ever happened
to people you don’t meet
and now she can’t believe
his name’s up in the headlines
that’s his face up on the screen

We need love
To keep us pushing forward
It’s not enough to hold it in our hearts
We need love
Standing in our corner
The hardest parts
Are yet to come

She watched him suffer
He was never like the others in town
She’d always hoped he would recover
But the years they let him down
You’d never know it
Cause every time you’d see his picture
He’s always smiling
But right behind his eyes
Everything’s uncertain
Yeah nothing’s really fine tonight

Three little angels
Are sleeping in the back room tonight
Praying with their mother
For a world that never dies

We need love
We need love
We need love
Oh, We need love

Someone to Love

Jenkins/Trimble

Since the day I was born
I’ve been tryin to do too much
Poundin the road like a scar
I hardly remember
The reasons I’m hurting
I know I’m too stubborn to stop

I think I’m alive
But I wake up so lonely
I hardly remember
The good things you told me
I wanna be better than this
Than I’ve been so far

These are my hands
These are my brothers
And we’re gonna stand
Til we see all the right beat the wrong
This is my heart
It’s hard like a stone
And I’d go and trade All of my days
Just for one more night out with someone
Someone to love

If ya knew what you had then
You wouldn’t let it go son
The song that you’re singing
It don’t have a chorus
You wanna go and blow it right now?
You better blow it in style

They called you a quitter
“You’ll never see the top”
You don’t have a reason
for the feelings you’ve got
You thought you’d be somewhere by now
But it turns out you’re not

Canyons

Jenkins/Trimble

Her body’s shaking
It’s after midnight
And everyone’s fast asleep
She’s on her knees
And feeling weaker
Than ever before
She’s got that look in her eyes
She wants be clean
But she doesn’t want for them to know
All the ugly that she’s done and seen
Oh I wish someone would help me
Can you help me?

Cause I just wanna be loved
It’s all that I’m holding onto

He works his fingers
Down to the bone
He’s got emotion
But doesn’t show it
And so he lives
In competition
With everything
He’s got those lies in his eyes
And tears on his cheek
some children at home
He doesn’t know but he wants to
And he cries out please
I’m down in a canyon
in a canyon

And I just wanna be loved
It’s all that I’m holdin onto

We rise and we fall
And we run ourselves in circles
We keep our insides all locked down
Til we break

At the bottom of it all
At the bottom of it all
At the bottom of it all
That’s where you’ll find hope
That’s where you’ll find hope

  • John Grant

    What a fantastic band! Incredible, authentic, and original sound with the lyrics to match it. Also I love that they actually post their lyrics. I will be singing them along in August at your farewell tour. I wish this band could stick around forever because it’s so sad to see them go. I only wish them the best in the future.