Tart (Single)

by Yali

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The leading single from Yali's forthcoming EP, "Ancient Heart."


Please, lover, keep my ancient heart.
An age abandoned, sucking sour sweet tarts,
With rotten teeth; stuck in my youth.
Don’t make me brush;
I want my skin to come and brush across you.

Keep me clean. Please keep me safe.
The child in me wants to run,
But, oh, I need your cage.
I lay me down, I hear your breath,
I see the full sun rise and fall
In cycled movements of your chest.

Could you put me in your pocket,
Where the warmth could rest a restless bull?
Could I carry me around with you?
Bare feet on broken glass,
Softened by glue.

Please, lover, lead me where to go;
Stuck on this island,
But there’s still so much I need to know.
I grab the keys, you pick the place.
Let’s go get lost, like B & C,
And never leave a trace.

What you are, oh, my love,
Is something so right it can’t be wrong.
Open up your gates
And let the bull run

Oh! You keep me running.
Oh! And I can’t let up.
Oh! Spoil me rotten.
Don’t make me beg.


released January 8, 2016
Bryan Zells: vocals, electric guitars, acoustic guitar, bass guitar.
Jack Murphy: drums & percussion

Arranged by Yali
Words by Bryan Zells

Produced by Bryan Zells, Jack Murphy, and Dave Suriani
Engineering, mixing, and the techy stuff done by Dave Suriani.
Mastered by Nick Borgosz at World of Noise Recording Studio, Buffalo, NY

"YALI TART" artwork design by Bryan Zells.



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Yali is Jack Murphy & Bryan Zells, based out of Buffalo, NY.

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