Most Likely To​.​.​.

by Ashley Riley

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released July 22, 2010

All songs by Ashley Riley
Recorded by Mark Rubel @ Pogo Studio in Champaign, IL
cover artwork by Emma Overman

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Track Name: (oh) What Have I Done (this time)
Was never what I wanted never what I had in mind
And I tried to blame you but you were only ever just a good time
I can't see past next week, I don't remember last night
So if I say I'm sorry could we just agree that it'd be alright

Oh what have I done this time
Oh what have I done this time

I had a dream that I was left on my own
I had this dream and I was so happy to be all alone
But when I woke I thought this can't be right
Cuz I glanced over and there was nobody by my side

Oh what have I done this time
Oh what have I done this time

Yes I know I put up a fight
It wore me down but didn't change my mind

Was never what I wanted never what I had in mind
And I tried to blame you but you were only ever just a good time
I can't see past next week I don't remember last night
So if I say I'm sorry could we just agree that it'd be alright

Oh what have I done this time
Oh what have I done this time
Oh what have I done this time
Oh what have I done this time
Track Name: What Do You Know About Love
Guess I thought I let go of what you said
I can't quite put these late night thoughts to bed
But what do you know about love
What do you know about love

Late night black sky I need to rest my head
But I cry overanalyze everything all night instead
Hey what do you know about love
What do you know about love

Well I think you know a lot about lies
Your wrong turn did not make me right
Right
There's no right

It's too late still you say you're gonna make things right
I found what you've been leaving out I'm leaving you behind
Hey what do you know about love
Hey what do you know about love

Well I think you know a lot about lies
Your wrong turn did not make me right
Right
There's no right
There's no right
Oh no There's no right
Oh What do you know
Oh What do you know
What do you know
Track Name: The $ Song
Well it would be different if it wasn't a game to you
And I'm sure you'd come running if I called out your name wouldn't you
Just a little indifferent to a lot of the things that you do
Tangled up in a million strings thanks to you

But I don't make a lot of money
Don't make a lot friends
It's hard when you know what you know and I know
You won't be surprised in the end
In the end

Well I could be silent and never speak a word to you
Somehow when you're quiet everyone give a shit about what it is that you do
They're stepping on shoulders and they're dying just to peek into
The cracks in our windows and the cracks in you

But I don't make a lot of money
Don't make a lot of friends
It's hard when you know what you know and I know
You won't be surprised in the end
In the end

But if it were different
It'd be easy to say
If you were a stranger
I'd send you away

Cuz I don't make a lot of money
Don't make a lot of friends
It's hard when you know what you know you know you know I know
You won't be surprised in the end
In the end
In the end
The End
Track Name: Leave It Alone
Yes I said I was ready
I said I could take it
I said it was time

Now you've just gotta let me
You've just gotta listen
And fall into line

Oh you say it's better when you leave it alone
It's much better just leave it alone
And kiss me goodbye

Cuz I know you don't think it's right
I'm asking you to fight
Or simply to try
Cuz I've been watching from the sidelines
Watching all the lights dim
Where sparks used to fly

Oh you say it's better when you leave it alone
It's much better just leave it alone
And kiss me goodbye

Yes I promised forever
I told you I'd never
Leave or lie

Now we're still together
A little under the weather
And you're asking me why

Oh you say it's better when you leave it alone
It's much better just leave it alone
Well make up your mind

Cuz I know you don't think it's right
I'm asking you to fight
Or simply to try
Cuz I've been watching from the sidelines
Watching all the lights dim
Where sparks used to fly

Oh you say it's better when you leave it alone
It's much better just leave it alone
And I've made up my mind

Yes I said I was ready
I said I could take it
I said it was time

Yeah I promised forever
I told you I'd never
And it wasn't a lie
It wasn't a lie
Track Name: Cry For You
You say I'm pretty when I cry
They say you're crazy and that I
Should move along but I can't look away

So they warn and they say I can't
But the way you move is like a dance
So gracefully and I don't stand a chance

Oh tears form in my eyes
I see you start to smile
Oh won't you see this through
Cuz I only cry for you

Look around you say everyone's in love
Floating by they're hovering above
You take my hand and tell me wait my turn

When you say it, it sounds so sweet
When you leave I feel relieved
I breathe you out but you're still in my dreams

Oh tears form in my eyes
I see you start to smile
Oh won't you see this through
Cuz I only cry for
I only cry for you

Oh tears form in my eyes
I see you start to smile
Oh won't you see this through
Cuz I only cry for
I only cry for you
Track Name: It Don't Take Much
Late one night last winter
You went looking for some warmth
What you found couldn't deliver
So you built a fire of your own

You came back just a' shivering
Where you'd been I don't know
In the air hung the smell of deception
I could tell by the change of your clothes

Cuz it don't take much at all
It's easier than you know
Uh-oh

You turned out to be singing
My favorite song without words
My arms got to a' swinging
Hitting just to be heard

Baby I'll take the blame
If you just stay right there
I look right past your faults
And I will fix you dear

Cuz it won't take much at all
It's easier than you know
Uh-oh

It won't take much at all
It's easier than you know
Uh-oh, Uh-oh, Uh-oh
Track Name: Sit & Wait
Somethings got me on the verge of tears
It's been this way now for a couple years
And I can't place what it might be
All I know is that it follows me

How did I get so far from you
You want respect and I swear I do, oh
Can't see the night in its shattered state
What we do now is just sit & wait, oh
What we do now is just sit & wait

Well I can't tell who I'm fighting through this door
Could be a line out there stretching to the shores
I hold my breath and I bite my tongue
You wish me well, well I'm already gone

How did I get so far from you
You want respect and I swear I do, oh
Can't see the night in its shattered state
What we do now is just sit & wait, oh
What we do now is just sit & wait

And I can see
What's become of me
And how far I fell
Shoulda never turned my eyes away from what was real

And how did I get so far from you
You want respect and I swear I do, oh
Can't see the night in its shattered state
What we do now is just sit & wait, oh
What we do now is just sit & wait
Take my hand we will sit & wait
Track Name: Just Sayin'
You say you can't hear a sound
You're softly drowning me out
I won't shout

So I keep my distance all night
Queen of the shadows but it's alright
I don't mind

Cuz I'm not lonely enough to be desperate
But I'm not tired enough to go home
I'm just clever enough to see past this
And I'm just sayin' so you know I know

You say you've never been found
Well hurry up bring another round
I'll help you choke it down

You're never here when the sun comes up
You make me miss you and you call it love
I know that's not love

Cuz I'm not lonely enough to be desperate
But I'm not tired enough to go home
I'm just clever enough to see past this
And I'm just sayin' so you know I know

Well I used to feel so bad for you
Till I watched and saw nothing was real
Now I always expect your excuses
But don't tell me that's part of the deal
There's no deal

Cuz I'm not lonely enough to be desperate
But I'm not tired enough to go home
I'm just clever enough to see past this
I'm just sayin' so you know I know
So you know that know
Track Name: Quit Counting
Well I will be waiting here
When you step off the train
At the next stop dear
Yes I know
It's been a long ride home
And you're here

I can see you're not the same
Just hold me close and don't explain
Cuz what I need
Are your arms around me
And you're here

All the miles
You've been from me
They all quit counting
And we both can see
We both can see

Time decides who fails the test
It only heals what we let pass
Yes I know
It's been a long ride home
And you're here
You're here
So come
Here
Track Name: In Vain
I shudder as you slam the bedroom door
I should follow but my feet can't touch this floor
Too many backs would break with every step that I take

I'm still shaken but I settle in the wake
And I listen as your footsteps fade to grey
I hear it thundering the wind is blowing both ways

I can't sleep, you don't ask why
You can't choose and I can't cry
Like a moth you dance with the flame
I stomp em out but it's all in vain
It's in vain
Vain
It's in vain
Vain

Your words are flowing and I swallow them like wine
Smooth and dry like you practiced every line
One sip is all it takes you've got me leaning your way

I'm adding up the secrets in our heads
They're growing legs and climbing in our bed
We kept our voices down don't wanna claim what we found

I can't sleep, you don't ask why
You can't choose and I can't cry
Like a moth you dance with the flame
I stomp em out but it's all in vain
It's in vain
Vain
It's in vain
Vain

When it rains I'm bored
When it pours I want more
These heavy wings they hold me down
I'm looking up but I'm still on the ground and

I can't sleep, you don't ask why
You can't choose and I can't cry
Like a moth you dance with the flame
I stomp em out but it's all in vain
It's in vain
Vain
It's in vain
Vain
Track Name: What Does That Say About You
You never made it easy
You never took it light
You never once appeased me
And I never said you weren't right

You told me I was shameless
Where's the shame in bliss
I won't say I'm blameless
But you can't say I quit

Cuz I came this far and I fought this hard and I did it all without a clue
You got your arms stretched out but your gaze cast down
Now what does that say about you
Yeah what does that say about you

You always said keep dreaming
But you said it with a sneer
I pushed down your demons
And I'm still standing here

You always told me someday
But you meant never dear
Well I'd say you're mistaken
I'd say somedays here

Cuz I came this far and I fought this hard and I did it all without a clue
You got your arms stretched out but your gaze cast down
Now what does that say about you
Yeah what does that say about you

You say it's fine without something more
Forgive me father cuz I'm not sure
I'm not sure

Cuz I came this far and I fought this hard and I did it all without a clue
You got your arms stretched out but your gaze cast down
Now what does that say about you
Yeah what does that say about you
Oh what does that say about
You
Track Name: Two Hands
If it shines and sparkles you're sold
Hide away cuz you think you've struck gold
Keep it safe, keep it safe from your soul
Cuz you know if you don't will go

Look at me straight as you're backing away
Show your face show me what you are made of
Ya know they say the truth comes to light
Well I hope it shines right in your eyes

And I think you should know
That your two hand can hold
Everything you need
But you won't
You'll hand it to me

I think it's safe to say that you're stalling
You got your traps but nobody is falling
It's not the way you thought this would be
Guess you thought they'd fall right at your feet

And I think you should know
That your two hand can hold
Everything you need
But you won't
You'll hand it

Well heavy lifting hearts around is not what I'm about
It's the time you owe yourself you see
So you can figure out
Why everything you say you want aint adding up to be
Cuz you never learned the difference what you want and what you need

And I think you should know
That your two hand can hold
Everything you need
But you won't
You'll hand it to me
Track Name: Most Likely To...
Backs against the wall
Standing there so proud, so tall
Standing there like you'll never leave
Staring straight back at me

The most likely to read my mind
Most likely to stay all night

Silence my fears
Say you love me still
We become what we see
And you aint seen much of me

The most likely to catch my fall
Most likely to hold it all

You keep telling me that I should keep this to myself
We were born to bleed just like everyone else
Keep that to yourself
Keep that to yourself

Oh the sky has changed again
The stars are too far away from it
Pull them closer to me and you
All our wishes they will come true

Most likely to know the truth
Most likely to not need proof
My most likely is you
It's you
Track Name: The Deep End
Maybe we've been going about this all wrong
If it's worth keeping it will sink in and start to grow

I know that you feel safer with your eyes wide open
oh but baby you can let them close
Cuz I'm here and I'm not leaving long as our hearts are beating baby you can let them close
Just let them close

In the deep end it's sink or swim you never float
And back on dry land you're taking my hand and here we go

Jump with me from the highest spot you see and we may fall and break all of our bones
Or stay right there warm and cozy in your favorite chair but baby then we'll never know
Never know
Never know
And I wanna know

Jump with me from the highest spot you see and we may fall and break all of our bones
Oh yes I know that you feel safer with your eyes wide open don't ya oh but baby you can let them close
Just let them close
Let them close
Let them close
I won't go

Won't you jump with me from the highest spot you see and we may fall and break all of our bones
Oh yes I know that you feel safer with your eyes wide open don't ya oh but baby you can let them close
Just let them close
I won't go
Let them close
I won't go
When your eyes are closed

Maybe we've been going about this all wrong