1869

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released March 24, 2016

Written By Chess Galea. Produced By Jake Bright

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Track Name: Intro (I'm Ready)
Freddie Mercury
Prince
Christina Aguilera
Lady Gaga
Etta James
Michael Jackson
Britney
Alicia Keys
Sia
Celine Dion
James Brown


It’s you who’s brought me to see
A life of music in me

You’ve been my inspiration, and now I’m ready

I’ve been waiting a while
I know it’s taken some time

It’s been a tough long road but now I’m ready
Track Name: Ready To Roar
Oooh you make me tremble
And I can’t even handle
Oooh just when you looked this way
Aren’t you gon’ be a handful


Boy I just can’t handle it, these feelings multiply
There’s no doubt I blame you for the way you changed my life

[repeat intro riff/horn/loop]
You got me strong and I’m ready to roar
You gave me confidence you helped me soar
You’re indescribable, boy it’s undeniable
I’m feeling strong and I’m ready to roar

You got me sprung and I’m ready to Roar
Baby you’re the one you give me more
The things I feel inside
more and more I’m filled with pride
To say that you’re my man you make me roar

oooh With you I’m satisfied
Your faith in me has made a difference

Your generosity comes with no ambivalence

oooh I really can’t deny My heart I cannot hide

I wanted you right from the start
And I really can’t explain what you did to my heart

You got me strong and I’m ready to roar
You gave me confidence you helped me soar
You’re indescribable, boy it’s undeniable
I’m feeling strong and I’m ready to roar

You got me sprung and I’m ready to Roar
Baby you’re the one you give me more
The things I feel inside
more and more I’m filled with pride
To say that you’re my man you make me roar

I made peace with
My decision
To never fall in love
No partitions
but I fell so far so fast
damn you got me crazy

You got me strong and I’m ready to roar
You gave me confidence you helped me soar
You’re indescribable, boy it’s undeniable
I’m feeling strong and I’m ready to roar

You got me sprung and I’m ready to Roar
Baby you’re the one you give me more
The things I feel inside
more and more I’m filled with pride
To say that you’re my man you make me roar

You got me strong and I’m ready to roar
You gave me confidence you helped me soar
You’re indescribable, boy it’s undeniable
I’m feeling strong and I’m ready to roar

You got me sprung and I’m ready to Roar
Baby you’re the one you give me more
The things I feel inside
more and more I’m filled with pride
To say that you’re my man you make me roar
Track Name: Perfect
I sit here so frustrated
I don’t understand

Shackled, by perception of our beauty
How can this, be a flawless society

Do you never find yourself in trouble Oh, oh oh
Caught up tight, fight, struggle Oh, oh oh

Does it happen to you?
It doesn’t happen to you

Why’re you so perfect
What does it mean
Why’re you so perfect
It ain’t real to me

Why’re you so perfect
What does it mean
Why’re you so perfect
It ain’t real to me


We want a one way ticket to happiness
but that’s not what we need
We need to find it in our peace of mind
Step back from the negativity

Should we judge another man's place Oh oh oh
Chances are, we all can fall from grace Oh oh oh

Does it happen to you
What’s the matter with you?


Why’re you so perfect
What does it mean
Why’re you so perfect
It ain’t real to me

Why’re you so perfect
What does it mean
Why’re you so perfect
It ain’t real to me

Won’t you realise pretty’s a disguise
It’s not carefree
Won’t you realise pretty’s a disguise
It’s not carefree

We all are perfect
No-one knows what it means
We all are perfect
‘Cause whatever it means

Anything in this world won’t change a thing
Find who you are, and the strength that it brings

Perfect
What does it mean
Perfect
It ain’t real to me
Track Name: Missing Person
I’m right on the edge
it won’t be too long
Where can i reach you
before time takes its toll

And I, know you’ll be there
But right now, please make it clear

Say something
Kiss me goodnight
Reach out
I don’t wanna fight
How I wish I could come out and make it to you
You’re my…missing person


a whole half has gone
and I need you next to me
What’s indescribable
Is what you mean to me

Right now, you’re so far away


Baby, won’t you talk to me
Baby, can you feel me
Baby won’t you listen
All my love I’ve given
Track Name: I Am
I am who I am
But I’m not as I am

I’ve got time to grow
Things that I don’t know

It will all come together oh one day
I got somewhere to be oh someday
I am, When I am, Who I am
What I’ve got to give the world is on replay
When my Song has been Heard that’s when You’ll hear me say
I am, when I am, who I am
Track Name: Because We Can
Because We Can

[Verse 1]
How can we live in silence
in a world full of sorrow
Have we become immune
to the dangers of tomorrow

We can’t even find peace in the air that we breathe
Don’t we realise it is something we need

[Chorus]
Stand up
Stand up
Stand up because we can

[Verse 2]
If we keep shifting the blame
Things will always stay the same

Won’t these children see the beauty of the world
It’s at least what they deserve
Let them dream, let them have a chance
They’ll work towards the world’s advance

[Chorus]

[Bridge 1]
What have we done?
All this killing, all this hurt (slide up)
I can’t stand to see another man suffer, no no

We should be getting smarter, thinking better oh yeah
Use our good minds, Use our good hearts
Let’s come together and open our thoughts

[Chorus]

[Bridge 2]
I stand strong to try make a difference
Inspire tomorrow’s children
Use their good minds, Use their good hearts
To come together and open their thoughts

There’s no better day than today
Yeah, No better day
No better day than today

[Chorus repeat]
Track Name: Sold
Sold

And I want you to know that… this is a part of me…it always will be...

Sold

Is this what dreams are made of
Is this where they come true
‘Cause
I’ve been across the cities
And there is no other way
This life is complicated
But Nobody’s here to stay

I’m sold

How can you live a life that’s
not the one that you are loaned
Can’t you use your own imagination
Would you rather work from 9 to 5 in your frustration?

Sold

I’ve worked hard
I know I’ve earned it
I make everyday count

And I want to say thank you
To those few
Who stand by my side

Is this what dreams are made of
Is this where they come true
‘Cause
I’ve been across the cities
And there is no other way
This life is complicated
But Nobody’s here to stay

I’m sold,
Sold, sold to the life I’m living
Sold, Sold Sold
Nothing else I wanna do
These dreams I will pursue
Track Name: Beautiful To Me
Beautiful to me

A gentle heart that’s made of glass
Even when you’re angry or sad
A mind that speaks a thousand dreams
Nobody broadens my mind like you

I can’t decide why you’re so beautiful to me
To me, yeah

Lock up my worries and give me hope
Ignite my smile and warm my soul
How do you notice small things really count
And when I’m mad you laugh and don’t shut me out

I can’t decide why you’re so beautiful to me
I can’t decide why you’re so beautiful to me

I always knew; always knew
Once I got you
I’d never let you go.
I always knew; always knew
Once I got you
I’d never let you go
with you I see myself grow

I can’t decide why you’re so beautiful to me
I can’t decide why you’re so beautiful to me
I can’t decide why you’re so beautiful to me
So beautiful, So beautiful to me.
Track Name: #PL
[Chorus]
When times get tough
There’s no need to worry
Cause I got you
And you got me

When you’ve had enough
Don’t give it up
Cause I got you
And you got me

And I’ll keep holding on
My love keeps going strong
We got project life baby

[Verse 1]
I wanted to go through life
wake up in the sun
that’s my kind of fun

Walk with my Feet in the sand cause
When Days got kinda bad
You got Beauty at hand

See the world
Do thing’s I’ve never heard of
Live to be alive

[Pre Chorus]
And now i got you
It’s so beautiful to
know that you feel it too
So I’m thankful for you
And all that you do
There’s not much that we can’t do

[Chours]

[Verse 2]
So now you and me can dine alfresco
and get the best of life

Take a ride round on a sunny day
In our Audi R8

We won’t have to worry
‘Bout bills and spending money
Cause we worked hard for it babe

Go run in the park
look at stars when it’s dark
Baby I can’t wait to start

Pre Chours]

[Chorus]
Track Name: Right Now
Oh, oh

I’m waking up
Don’t have nothing to my name
I’m shaking off
the weight the world has brought again

I’ve kept my stiffer upper lip
Time and time over again
Earning money that I can’t even spend
It’s just in and out to pay the rent

Oh oh

Ooh and nothing stays the same
We can’t see who we really are if we look too close to the mirror
Ooh and today’s a different day
Take some time, sit back, rewind, things are better than they appear

[Chorus]
Right now
I’ll hold my head, hold it high
Time to get to it
Right now
I’ll spread my wings, soar the sky
It’s time that you know that
I won’t be running back for good
I will be flying where I should

Oh, oh

Following
the dreams that lay stuck in my head
There’s things that I
Things that I had left unsaid

Learning how people are hard so to please
Gotta go my own way, gotta try

Oh, oh

Ooh and nothing stays the same
We can’t see who we really are if we look too close to the mirror
Ooh and today’s a different day
Take some time, sit back, rewind, things are better than they appear

[Chorus]

Oh, oh

There is no passion to be found playing small - in settling for a life that is less than the one you are capable of living

Oh, Oh

I’ll soar the sky
I’m not afraid
I’m gonna find my way
Right now

[Chorus]
Track Name: Wherever You Are
I wish I could just give you a day
Back here so I could talk to you, mmm
I’m sure we’d laugh out loud about the things we used to do, yeah

And though time moves on
It makes no difference
You are always here with me
In a world that allows us no more changes
You’re the one who’s been set free

[Chorus]
I know you’ve found the place
where you want to be
A place no-one knows
But wherever you are
(I miss you, I miss you)
Got my memory on repeat
Hope you’ve had your
Beautiful release

Wherever you are, Wherever you are

I remember that time you turned off the tv and told me you believed in me
yeah
Told me to make my way to eventually get where I wanna be
oh

Do you ever wonder if we’re ok?
Or do you know, do you have your ways?
Are you proud of who I’ve become?
Of the road that I’ve begun?

[Chorus]

A little blue butterfly, no shade of black ever within you
No flash of colour ever as bright as yours
I remember the smile that used to sing
The way you cherished everything

I remember, I remember,

[Chrous]

I’ll picture this place
where you’ve gone to be
A place no-one knows
But wherever you are
(I miss you, I miss you)
Got my memory on repeat
Hope you’ve had your
Beautiful release

Wherever you are, Wherever you are
Track Name: No, You Can't Go
[Verse 1]
You’re the only one who makes me cry
I love you so much could that be why
The hurt the pain I feel
When you’ve got nothing to give
I made a promise to never be apart
To be there to the end and from the start
So babe why don’t you just come home
Don’t want to be alone

[Pre Chours]
You stand so cold
I have no control
I just want you to know
This isn’t something I’ll outgrow so

[Chorus]
No you can’t go
I can’t bear my heart to break
if you make this one mistake
No don’t you leave
Cause I can’t be without you, breathe without you
So even if you’re thinking it
No, you can’t go
No, you can’t go

[Verse 2]
Anything you need I’m always there
I know you inside out
I see through you so clear
Always thought I could do this alone
Now that I met you who would have known
I want you in my life

[Pre Chorus]
[Chorus]

[Bridge]
I don’t understand
I’ve done all I can
How could your love just stop
I don’t understand
I’ve done all I can
How could your love just stop [x2]

[Chorus]
Track Name: Sold (Reprise - Outro)
Sold [Reprise]

Is this what dreams are made of
Is this where they come true

Cause
I’ve been across the cities
And there is no other way
This life is complicated
But Nobody’s here to stay