Holding Onto Pain ft Eligh

by Izzy Strange

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Izzy Strange Verse 1:

Ate the damage like there was nothing els to bite on
bleeding through the bandage
should of bought a side arm
but I brushed it off
didn't know I confide songs
write wrongs
truth smothered
loose lips sink ships
washing down the gutter
communication was the key
but we don't speak to each other
I figured if I let it be
i'd forget about the stutter
my mind wanders
and finds it way back
10 years later comes the panic attacks
can't manage the facts
the dam can't hold it all back
cause it broke through the cracks
and I never learned to swim
hole in the floaties
and i'm sinking in within
yeah, i'm thinking within
and I have to escape
holding onto pain will only suffocate
don't hesistate with the let go
free yourself of the anx like presto


Stricken with the pain
these scars are my tattoos
became accustom to the frame
but we push through
unscrew taboo when you're withdrew
you're bound to go insane
holding onto pain

Eligh Verse 2:

the wounds we acquire as young kids
tend to show up to the party late and lick
all up in your face with spit
as it radiates pain from it's grin with grit
shit kickin'
manure driven
it's been feeding off the
fermented drama sweet scented
undercoats you coded without knowing
the many years you forgo growth
for coke snorting
dopamine rushes
hushing quiet voices
gag order
leaving your guardian angel with no choices
bed sores
spiders under dark floors
pretty rugs laid over hiding places
dart boards displayed
to pretty pictures of your pain
you toss a dart and miss
and hit a loved one its the same
all the way across the globe
any culture, any creed
holding onto pain
a secret greed
a secret game
the planting of a secret seed
now it's time to reap and pool the weeds
holding onto pain
an ancient game for survival
letting it go and drown it in the river
this is vital



released March 8, 2018
Written by Izzy Strange & Eligh
Prod. By Eligh
Additional Production by Danny G
Mix/Mastered by Dan Gensel of Audio Lodge


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Izzy Strange is an Artist/Producer from Scottdale, PA. A small town outside of Pittsburgh.

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