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David thanks the Holy Trinity, my family (dad, mom, Deb, and Don), friends, Ali Richardson, Harun NaJashi Abdur-Rasheed, Chris & Melissa Conner, MicheleQJ, Nathan Jones, OpeYemi Akanbi, Lorne Behrman, Paul Roane, Heather Cox, George & Vanessa Tillman, Dan Coutant, Doug Holton, Rocci, Vineyard Church folks, Crestwood folks, and you for listening.

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Copyright 2010 David Joon Yu
Copyright 2010 David Joon Yu & Michele Maiorini ("Elevated" & "Tumbling Down")
Copyright 2010 David Joon Yu & Christopher Conner ("Letting Go")

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released May 9, 2010

Produced and mixed by David J. Yu

David J. Yu- Vocals, Guitars, Bass, Keyboards, Programming
Ali Richardson- Bass, Keyboards
Harun NaJashi Abdur-Rasheed- Drums, Dumbtek
Chris Conner- Guitars
(Please see specific songs for credits)

MicheleQJ- vocals on "Elevated" and "Tumbling Down"

All songs written by David J. Yu except for:
-"Elevated"- lyrics by MicheleQJ, music by David J. Yu
-"Tumbling Down"- lyrics by MicheleQJ, music by David J. Yu
-"Letting Go"- lyrics by David J. Yu, music by Chris Conner

Drum Engineering by Ali Richardson
Vocal Coaching by OpeYemi Akanbi & Ali Richardson

Cover Design & Photography by David J. Yu

Mastered by Dan Coutant

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Track Name: Foreign
Isolation finds the mind's eye (Disguised)
The hand reaches further and further inside (Deprived)

It's all right
I'm the foreigner
Yeah!

Seems like I can never forget the knives inside (Stranger)
But every time I run, I make the sirens go dry (Foreigner)

Will I find ever my place in this world?
Everywhere I look, it screams, "Go away!" (In my head)

2010 Copyright David J. Yu
Track Name: Guided
Stepped on a trap door one more time
Misery seems to be outside
Slashed and burned
Buried in soot
The sweat rolls and my fingernails rot

Come on,
betrayer
I'm right here

I walk along this path
Guided by Your light
Give me strength
and I will rise

The wolves surround me,
come to feast on my weakness
Glued to my seat
Withered and restrained
My flesh gets opened by all their words

Get up!

2010 Copyright David J. Yu
Track Name: Elevated
(Generic Concession Stand
Soul and intellect of a rebel man)
Boundary lines 

Drawn out conflict

Bound to be lies spawned to cloud and cloak it

Round the way finds the non-vision they market
Sounding prerecorded prob'ly parody's parrot

Half-hearted steppin to the programmed march

Rapid with the armaments as chosen response

I get on the elevated for a trip to a friend

I get songs for elevation like a flood from the pen
Beneath the smoke for elevation climbin' steps in the Heights

Seven in a circle, on a platform we packed tight 

Eyes closed, balance froze, searchin out insight

Muscles tense, tip toes, and ready for flight


Low-fare to catch a fair one
Fairly plain how its swung
Like some gold on a chain

Like some wood to a drum 

The loaded swingin on a humdrum conundrum

Of payday loans, check cashing fees, and all these       



One more day, another lie to boost the same one
Boosting for the same ones
Loosen up the chains, son

Fists and unified fingers fit the chain, son

Grip the game, son
Knowledge of self and the -
One more day, another lie to boost the same one
Boosting from the same ones
Loosen up the chains, son

Fists and unified fingers fit the chain, son

Grip the game, son
Knowledge of self and the One
Knowledge of self and the One

Who's the Most High
Place of dignity in all my faces
Viewed and studied on a daily grind
To be continued
Round the way finds the dream alive in many hues
Non-marketed and un-abused
Unashamed and untamed Claimed by walkers with the dawn, 

Sun children and the kind-hearted 
Unsold, unbartered,
Untold, unchained
Yet started in the part that can’t be touched 

By green bills and soft news covered over the real

Fluff pieces on corporate deals and jingles for over-sized wheels 

Spin cycle on and wash out right deception

Mass produced for consumption 

Boundary lines to drawn out perception 

Bound to be a time to see the lies and grasp

Redefinition of the senses, 

Sense of self 

Self awareness

Common sense 

Sense of the moment

To be gained for a movement

For now, keep on moving in the light, get that collective hustle right  

One more day, another lie to boost the same one
Boosting for the same ones
Loosen up the chains, son

Fists and unified fingers fit the chain, son

Grip the game, son
Knowledge of self and the -
One more day, another lie to boost the same one
Boosting from the same ones
Loosen up the chains, son

Fists and unified fingers fit the chain, son

Grip the game, son
Knowledge of self and the One
Knowledge of self and the One

(All praises, All praises)
(For now, keep on walking in the light, get that collective hustle right   
For now, keep on walking in the light, get that collective hustle right)

2010 Copyright Michele Maiorini

       
Track Name: Tumbling Down
Tumbling Down
Falling from the heights 

The mighty strikes out for empire

Nation building on a collapsing foundation

Of rationalization

And voodoo economics  

Globalizing discontent,  

Distrust, and hunger's violence

Cries for self-reliance 

And self-determination

Evaporating gradations

Giving way to separated stations

Stark naked in their boldness

And shamelessness 

Butt naked as the emperor’s new clothes

Fashioned by sweatshop laborers

Confine like the straight jackets 

They finally replaced


As the chains of a new nation 

Of billions break free 

And re-establish links to humanity

We witness momentum changed 

Is momentum gained

Babylon falls
The cause preordained




Tumbling Down (12x)



The giant is sleepwalking on an unsupportable frame
In an unsustainable game

Floating along on clouds of mythos

Advertising their feasts of murder 

On their beasts of burden

Their feats of grandeur on the backs of the poor  

To the beat of co-opted culture

Like vultures dependent on the weak to eat

But when the spoils are spoiled

On themselves they'll repeat the deceit

Revealed as the beast its been all along
Til there’s nothing left to deplete

No exploits of exploitation 

To be extolled in song or jingle
As the chains of a new nation 

Of billions break free 

And re-establish links to humanity

We witness momentum changed 

Is momentum gained

Babylon falls
The cause preordained

Tumbling Down (12x)

2010 Copyright Michele Maiorini
Track Name: Letting Go
How could I
miss that
what never was
go and hide
I will always wonder
the shapes go asunder
It always seems like slow down
and I am always run down

I'm letting this go
take this away
I am alone
You're on the throne
I'm letting go
take this away
You're on the throne

I'm throwing away
all commiserate
Give me the heart of a lion
Tired of all the hiding
Destroying all that I am grinding
All time high
I want to run outside

I had to leave this on the altar
And let go all that was destroying me
I had to leave this on the altar
And let go all that was destroying me

2010 Copyright David J. Yu & Christopher Conner