The Only Thing (ft. Bobby Young)

from From the Sea by Michal Menert & The Pretty Fantastics

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lyrics

I’m the one they overlooked, you see nobody understood,
how he gon reach the people, he ain’t even from the hood,
he ain’t even tatted up, i wonder if he tough enough,
to any haters pucker up, I deliver bars Iike upper cuts,
tho I was never upper crust,
my little middle class ass, was past spendin cash on fashion,
copped so many comic books, got lost in a dream and imagined,
that I could be anything outside the box sin,
my wingspan make these circle city blocks seem,
smaller than before,
cuz all I wanted was more,
more time, more trust,
more love, more us,
more her, more them,
more enemies turned to friends,
well I finally made amends,
cuz indy gave me a blend,
of the purpose and direction,
35% of reflection
is acceptance of the lessons learned,
I’m in the public eye until it’s time for court adjourned,
key to the city, who got it locked like a quarter turn?

The only thing I ever really needed was respect, the only thing I ever really cheated was just death

So i’ma do it til it’s nothin left, what I been through, you couldn’t even guess…so i’ma leave you to the rest

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from From the Sea, released November 16, 2018
Bobby Young (vocals)

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Michal Menert Denver, Colorado

With 'From the Sea', Gualala, California based artist and producer Michal Menert and his band the Pretty Fantastics have crafted a musical salve for those suffering from the relentless stream of contemporary reality. The record churns at the intersection of jazz, hip hop, and electronic music; following its own internal rhythm, it ebbs and flows between crystalline clarity and swirling opacity. ... more

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