How It Comes Apart

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How It Comes Apart

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Phlebia

I met you on the train
The circumstances were anything but plain
We had breakfast in first class
A prelude to grinding steel and broken glass

So I guess now we are friends
We share a laugh every now and then
But will be still be if and when
We separate and then our bodies mend

I can't believe that this is real
You touched me and I couldn't feel it
You've got a better chance to heal
Once we're apart my fate is sealed though it isn't fair

Without you I will die
We're joined together on the inside
And it will destroy my heart
When they tear us apart
When we come apart

Put me out, put me to sleep
I fade away as the monitors beep
Begin to pull on the count of three
At least you get to be free

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A whisper in the winter air
The sins of man are all laid bare
You say you're not afraid to die
Someone else, a sacrifice

Don't pretend it's over
When fear and greediness are lovers
You see the symptoms and the signs
They say don't read between the lines

And I guess it's all a sham anyway
We blindly stumble in the dark
Yeah, I'm doing fine, but no I'm not okay
This is how it comes apart
Yeah this is how it comes apart

New battlefields upon a hill
No one else is standing still
And you say it isn't fair
And you say that you don't care

And I guess it's all a sham anyway
We blindly stumble in the dark
Yeah, I'm doing fine, but no I'm not okay
This is how it comes apart
Yeah this is how it comes apart

And I guess it's all a sham anyway
We blindly stumble in the dark
Yeah, I'm doing fine, but no I'm not okay
This is how it comes apart
Yeah this is how it comes apart
Yeah this is how it comes apart
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How can you ask why
When I tell you it’s the end
Like I was never clear enough
When I said it all back then

Maybe I resent
That you never do your part
Making money doesn’t count
That’s how it comes apart

Or maybe I’m just sick
Of you shouting to outsmart
Like winning fights will fix them
That’s how it comes apart

So don’t act so shocked
Like none of it’s your fault
Like we need to talk
Like this pain could fucking halt

Well maybe it’s the years
That grew a fissure’s start
Until we yelled across those chasms
That’s how it comes apart

Or maybe it’s last fight
When you begged a fresh start
But nothing really changed
That’s how it comes apart

You shouldn’t be surprised
When you see it through my lens
These bags aren’t a guise
I’m staying at a friends

Or maybe I can’t see
And that old fissure’s start
Was mine alone to grow
That’s how it comes apart

Maybe I can’t be happy
And losing you’s an art
Another self sabotage
That’s how it came apart
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How It Comes Apart
by Balls To Monte

I remembered when it happened,
But I don’t remember anything now.
I vaguely recall how I snapped, and
Shattered our world somehow.
I remember I tried to glue together
Fractured pieces in a picture frame,
Still, it’s cheap imitation leather
I got no one else but myself to blame.

[chorus]
Explain how it comes apart
Suddenly, I wasn’t so smart
Everything comes apart
Just when you think its all fine art

I explode fireworks on the boardwalk,
a cascade of a colorful wish
I watch the hands of the wall clock
Melt like a warm Hershey kiss
I drank myself a bitter lesson
With my life, I made a nuclear bomb
Is it too late to hear my confession?
Because it seemed like a rational decision.

[chorus]
"...and it ain’t a fit night out for man or beast!”
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How It Comes Apart - Brown Word and the Big Whine

V1:
Painting with a broad brush
Faking every stroke
Obscuring with the shadows
Mirrors in the smoke
Head in the sand, ass in the breeze

Ch:
Piece by piece
That's how it comes apart
Pulling at the strings let it all unravel
Little by little
Can't you stop it before it starts
Everything gonna come unglued now
Step by step
That's how it comes apart
Once the cracks begin to show

V2:
Everyone loves the loudest option
But the buyer must beware
We're talking about oblivion
And no one seems to care
100 seconds to midnight

Chorus.

Used to sell newspapers
And today they sell you soul
Wear it for a day or two
Then shed it for another role
You're anything in fantasy
Your name is anything you want
Your feelings weigh more than the truth
Just believe what feels good in the moment

V3:
Yesterday's lies are getting cold
Tomorrow's heating up
Another fire hose of views
To overturn our cup
Horse to water et cetera et cetera

Chorus.
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How It Comes Apart
by Lichen Throat

My daddy went to jail
For brandishing a cake knife.
Then my mummy died,
And he married a new wife.
We live in a castle
With a bridge and moat.
My life is a hassle
Because we’re always broke.
My dad is a writer who can’t write.
My sister is lacing her girdle tight.
My little brother is getting old.
I’ll take another bath, ’cause I’m always cold.
Is this how it comes apart,
With a cup of tea and a tiny tart?
There’s no furniture to sell
In these bare rooms where we dwell.

We’ve got new landlords,
From the United States,
Who don’t yet know
That our rent is late.
My sister’s been aggressively
Trying to make eyes,
But I don’t think
It’ll work on these guys.
I’ve been reading the Brontës
And reading Thackeray.
Am I going to live the life
Of Agnes Grey?
Is this how it comes apart,
With the machinations of Becky Sharp?
Do we have to sell our souls
To stay off the dole?

How did my life become so flawed?
Is it time to turn to God?
Have I reached my last resort,
Drowned myself in a glass of port?

I went to London
To set things right,
But they came undone
In the middle of the night.
I was on the streets,
With just my dog
And blistered feet,
Alone in the fog.
What must I have overlooked,
In all my storybooks?
Does it work out at the end?
Will I be the heroine?
Or is this how it comes apart?
With my first broken heart?
Will it have a chance to mend
Before I write my story’s end?
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How it Comes Apart - Night Sky

Ollie makes his
world with
Perfect logic
His own physics
a little magic
Heroes fitted
With fire and wind
To save the world

He’s making it up, the same as you
We’ll never know if the whole thing’s true
We’ll never know how it comes apart
Just like him, I follow my heart

Hannah’s world is
Kind, and artistic
Filled with music
Optimistic.
Brilliance and wit,
Wisdom of the
power of yet
build Hannah’s world

She’s making it up, the same as you
We’ll never know if the whole thing’s true
We’ll never know how it comes apart
Just like her, I follow my heart

Lily’s world is
connected
She hears the bells
Others neglected
Soaking up skills
With flair and frills
No one’s alone
In Lily’s world

But she’s making it up, the same as you
We’ll never know if the whole thing’s true
We’ll never know how it comes apart
Just like her, I follow my heart
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How It Comes Apart - Future Boy
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This is how it comes apart
These broken pieces of my aching heart
This isolation making me insane
So all I see in the world is pain

Another black man shot down by law
Where the Liberty Bell was cracked long ago
They cry for justice, take to the streets
To wake us up from the American Dream

We need change
We need to look at what we are
We need to name all the sins of our fathers
Of our mothers and brothers, of our friends and our lovers
and see that this is how it comes apart

We think we know what the worlds needs best
Clutch our pearls tightly to our chests
How would it feel if we just let go
And admitted to ourselves that we really don't know

We live on stolen land
Our cities are an open sore
And yet it all is planned
To keep us always wanting more and more and more and more

We need change
We need to look at what we've done
We need to name all the sins of our fathers
Of our mother and brothers, of our friends and our loves
And see how far apart we've all become

I am trying to find a way to keep it together
Everything feels shaky in this earthquake weather
Asked a tree what it thought about the mess we're in
It said, "I die in the Fall and in the Spring I come alive again."
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How It Comes Apart - Hot Pink Halo

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What goes around comes around
You dance what's on your card
As the record spins the ball reflects
Your life into shards

But the stories we tell ourselves
Will sometimes come true
If we weave a little magic
And close up all the loops

And when you figure out
How it comes apart
You'll find the thread
That brings us together

You feel yourself unravelling
You're fraying at the seams
As the record spins you're pulled and stretched
And stranded across dreams

But the stories we tell ourselves
Will sometimes come true
If we weave a little magic
And close up all the loops

And when you figure out
How it comes apart
You'll find the thread
That brings us together

The future looms
Our hopes take flight
We can't go back
But we can fight

And when we figure out
How it comes apart
We'll find the thread
That brings us together
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“How It Comes Apart”
By Berkeley Social Scene

Take a look around, do you like what you see?
I see bloody eyes staring back at me
You’re armed to the teeth and ready to kick
Screaming in my face, you’re making me sick

This is now
This is the end not the start
This is how
This is how it comes apart

Holding your breath, are you drowning like me?
I feel a tightrope fraying underneath my feet
You’re hammering my door, and it’s ready to break
The only question is how much more can we take

This is now
This is the end not the start
This is how
This is how it comes apart

Maybe we’re pieces
That don’t go together
We’ll always separate
Like oil and water
Why fight a war
That can never be won
Maybe this country
Can never be one

This is now
This is the end not the start
This is how
This is how it comes apart

This is now
This is the end not the start
This is how
This is how it comes apart
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Ken's Super Duper Band 'n Stuff

Dmaj7 G
She’s a puzzle
Her pieces carefully arranged
They fit so elegant
Nothing needs to change

A G
How it comes apart
Her sweet and fragile heart
When the trouble starts
How it comes apart

Something very clever
About the way her thoughts converge
Combine disparate elements
Unique the way they merge

How it comes apart
Her sweet and fragile heart
When the trouble starts
How it comes apart

F#m Em
A

Solo

How it comes apart
Her sweet and fragile heart
When the trouble starts
How it comes apart
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How it Comes Apart
Toby Roktot

Standing in the doorway...suitcase in her hand
Knowing she’d never come back again
turned..... walked to her car

opened the door , felt a tearful smile
thinking of him ...more than once in a while
no place from here .....would ever be too far


We plan a life we’re going to live
found the one ...a heart to give
A twist of fate, a shot in the dark
Left wondering what went wrong
Humming his favorite song
C’est la vie .....how it comes apart


He was driving home, thinking of you
Smiling about an amorous rendezvous
Speeding car goes by ...chased by the cops

He pulled to the side, let the chaos overtake
Shots fired, too many, he felt the mistake
Whispered your name ...his last goodbye

We plan a life we’re going to live
found the one ...a heart to give
A twist of fate, a shot in the dark
Left wondering what went wrong
Humming his favorite song
C’est la vie .....how it comes apart


A simple twist of fate, a shot in the dark
A random mistake..... how it comes apart......
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How it Comes Apart by Abandoned Bandana

I woke up one day thinking were did my life go
How did things get so weird ok why though?
Why don’t I grow? Did I even develop?
When I talk about my life why do I embellish?

Was it all for nothing?
Did I waste my time?
Did I become something?
Or was it just a lie?

I had a life plan and it was smart
I had my life planned or so I thought
I was the right man for the job
But every night man I got drunk
And this is how we make art
I had my shit together and then it comes apart
And this is how we make art
I had my shit together and then it comes apart

I really need to stop thinking about the past
I need to move forward I need to do it fast
That show is over I need to cut the wristband
Move through the sands of time or you will be stuck in quicksand

Was it all for nothing?
Did I waste my time?
Did I become something?
Or was it just a lie?

I had a life plan and it was smart
I had my life planned or so I thought
I was the right man for the job
But every night man I got drunk
And this is how we make art
I had my shit together and then it comes apart
And this is how we make art
I had my shit together and then it comes apart

Why did I let my life spin out of control?
Why am I bothered by internet trolls?
Alcohol and parties take their toll
I need to get my shit together like a katamari roll

Was it all for nothing?
Did I waste my time?
Did I become something?
Or was it just a lie?

I had a life plan and it was smart
I had my life planned or so I thought
I was the right man for the job
But every night man I got drunk
And this is how we make art
I had my shit together and then it comes apart
And this is how we make art
I had my shit together and then it comes apart
I had a life plan and it was smart
I had my life planned or so I thought
I was the right man for the job
But every night man I got drunk
And this is how we make art
I had my shit together and then it comes apart
And this is how we make art
I had my shit together and then it comes apart
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Spring breezes in the trees
Hall of college grads with fresh degrees
Check out your haircut in the mirror
That’s how you know that something heavy’s drawing nearer

Things are good so far
That’s how it comes apart

Steel runners deep in the snow
You start the climb for another go
That’s when you feel the chill
You sense disaster barreling down the hill

You’re off to a good start
That’s how it comes apart

1. e4… e5
Still looking alive
Feel as free as the weather now
It’s all gotta come together

From all appearances, you’re just a superstar
That’s how it comes apart

Got that peace in the gut about where you are
That’s how it comes apart

You build it up so it can break
Already know how it will go
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