The Way Out Is Through

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released June 26, 2005

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Exit Austin, Texas

Austin, TX's Exit meshes acoustic guitars and electronics with elements of new wave and shoegaze.

Exit recently has expanded to a five-piece band, and 2013 will bring Exit's next release, The Blind Alley, further showcasing the poignant lyricism and achingly beautiful music that made 2005's The Way Out Is Through a success.
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Track Name: This Is Your Year
this is your year. take the reins. make it something special, dear. take the reins. this is your year. take the reins. let it all come clear. this is your year. let the past desert you and swallow to its grave. this is your year. if you wait too long it will blow up in your face. this is your year. she will leave without a trace. this is your year. make it just like all the others, dear.
Track Name: Slip
you let it slip. and it slid right through our fingers. watery touch. no piece of us left to linger. well i couldn’t move. i didn’t want to try to feel one single thing. the only way for this to heal is to get through.
but there is no getting through when the last thing you want to do is pick up the pieces and search for a new beginning. erase this shattered ending. get past this shattered ending. forget our shattered ending.
Track Name: 12 April
if she says it’s not you, you have to believe it’s not you. but this is consequence. this is repeat lack of confidence.
and it’s driven like a nail. forged theories of who you thought you were together. who you thought you were was nothing like this.
every day it’s something new. to watch her change is like setting yourself on fire. up in flames with the love of a girl.
Track Name: Understanding Our Razing
you open the door just wide enough for a hurricane to rush through here and lick up all our doubts. familial solidification in one quick shake. south congress cracks with every step we take – slowly understanding our razing with its topography.
i’m clinging. i’m clinging. i’m clinging. every word and decision you make. i’m trying. i’m trying. i’m trying.
Track Name: Under
when she knows exactly how to make me smile, as she fears exactly how to leave me wide, she seems to say the words that would sew me up and snap me into place and allow me to breathe and feel what it’s like to live in here again: over the top.
drag me under. i never want to leave this sea.
she pulls me out of an ugly shadow and lives to watch me walk near the edge and sometimes i fall and watch christessa smile but more often i look and don’t really see anything because i am way too blind or else there isn’t anything there at all.
drag me under. i never want to leave this sea.
and then under the same essence thoughts retreat to 6 months previous and i cry because i miss it, but it’s not real, it never was, and i’ll never feel that way again.
drag me under. i never want to leave this sea.
Track Name: Forever Setting Sun
the devil’s work is never done. she is a forever setting sun. trade her in to get your heart back – one dying light for another.
regret is a rearview mirror. regret is a rearview mirror. regret is a rearview mirror. fucking listen to me for once.
Track Name: The Anchor In Your Sky
i’m treading water. barely getting by. searching with my eyes closed, i’m an anchor in your sky.
through all your winter changes, the hardest thing to realize: the summer loves you like a fool and i am faceless in your eyes.
your voice is the sound of two hearts breaking.
Track Name: The Way Out Is Through
i don’t worry for your safety. i think of you in static and lullabies. wistful words and choking air. i let the tides wash away all departures and decay.
the way out is through. unfortunate, but it’s true. get a running start. dive head first in. but promise not to lose yourself on the way down.
you fade into the background. into oblivion. like a world record or a ghost. always hung above our heads but never really there. you’re always open and you never tire. a punjabi dhaba in a street full of liars. i let the tides wash away all departures and decay.
the way out is through. unfortunate, but it’s true. get a running start. dive head first in. but promise not to lose yourself on the way down.
it was a problem of loving myself stemming from a problem of loving you. the only constants in my life now are an aching for your eyes and a vacancy by my side.
it was a problem of love for myself stemming from a problem of loving you. the only constants in my life now are a hope for nothing misconstrued and an overwhelming desire to murder you.