The Road So Far

by Thus Chuck Said

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released September 5, 2012

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Track Name: Purgatory
Here it comes--just a tragic story
Of two men stuck in purgatory
One was sad and one was sorry
For the things they'd said and done that time

I heard time healed all things
Except scars left by angel wings
When he arrived he heard the angels sing
lies that everybody would be fine

Chorus

I wanna rub up on you till I get blisters
But all you wanna do is play Twister
But now I see that I'd be Mister Dean
Castiel though I took your sister

Once upon a time I might have wished for
not a love but an endless score
Of winning battles in this war
I can't carry you, my heart's too sore

Chorus

Here it comes just a bad narration
Of a love born from damnation
Ended by our resignation
Someone will always get left behind

In purgatory damned with liars
In hell stuck with Holy Fire
In heaven while the angel choir
Sings our sins in harmony and rhyme

Chorus

Here it comes--just a tragic story
Of two men stuck in purgatory
One was sad and one was sorry
For the things they'd said and done that time

All he'd asked is to be forgiven
Happy to die, for your happy livin'
My cause my life is driven by
The fact that I can call you mine.

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Chorus
He's suffered heaven and broken hell
Fought with glory till he fell
And even though you have to spell out
L-O-V-E--it's a happy sort of sorrow and
It's a word he can't deny
But damn it all if he couldn't try
To get it all back, not to die
today--but maybe live tomorrow and

L-O-V-E is blasphemy
H-A-T-E purgatory
G-I-V-E Dean back to me
S-A-V-E Heaven's army
Track Name: Bobby's Song
I once looked at the mirror and saw a broken man
who let his wife and family down in every way one can
So I smashed that mirror into angry silver, shattered stars,
Then turned away and covered up my healing battle scars.

I traveled long, I traveled far, and I have gone astray,
no closet here is big enough to put my skeletons at bay,
but suddenly, now presently, I walk the path I know,
when two little boys with their big toys needed help and so

then I said hey Bobby, lift your head,
there's still a fight to win
so buck up, idjit, put away
that scotch on ice and gin,
you've got two boys who need a hell of guidance out of you
you're their rock now, it's time to grit down hard and power through

so decades passed, I had at last two surrogated sons,
who grew up to be heroes with a trunk filled up with guns,
I ain't been any prouder of any men I'd known,
than these two kids whom god forbids, and broken every bone,

sometimes I sit down in my house and think of times gone by,
of my mistakes, it pains and aches me 'til the day I die,
but I found hallelujah in a family damned by hell,
who steal my food, is goddamn rude, but they make my heart swell,

[chorus]

Hey, Bobby, are you up there? Times here are real hard.
I'm stuck in purgatory and I've lost my guard.
It's made me think of all the times you saved my ass,
I never thanked you for that, I thought our time would last,

Bobby, I'm so alone, and once again I'm scared,
Everything went spiraling down and I was not prepared,
I guess it's time for me to grow up and solve this,
'cause you're in heaven now, and I'm stuck in the abyss

so hey, Bobby, thanks for all,
the things you did for me,
you're the best dad that I ever had,
I was too blind to see,
and show you all the gratitude you deserved in your life,
you were the best, now get your rest, and go and join your wife

(Family don't end with blood and you're all I am thinking of
Sam, you know that we can pull it through
I'll send my love and maybe curse a couple times, but it ain't the worst,
and I know that in this hunter pack, that family always comes first)

so I said hey Bobby, lift your head,
you fought the fight and won
so buck up, idjit, don't be sad,
you finally are done
you've got two boys who don't need any more guidance from you
you'll meet someday, when they're old and grey, and you'll be friends anew.

(Family don't end with blood and you're all I am thinking of
Sam, you know that we can pull it through
I'll send my love and maybe curse a couple times, but it ain't the worst,
and I know that in this hunter pack, that family always comes first)
Track Name: Lucifer is At War
It's a glorious day for extermination
reconquering and recalibration
everybody knows the tale and lore
tribesmen tremble where I shall trespass,
their world shatters beneath them like glass,
fuck all you humans, Lucifer is now at war

each one of you is an abomination
you festering scabs, you are irritations
don't you know you're worthless and a chore,
I used to fly in holy skies
now you're the fucking apple of my father's eyes
fuck all you humans, Lucifer is now at war

I did my best to impress our creator
to get labeled and then fabled as the traitor
I fell down

and so
it's time to show
that earth must go
'cause humans have reached a new low
and so adieu,
don't be so blue
'cause your hopes will die and then
you will die, too

it's a glorious day just to screw you over
it's your lucky day, it's your four-leaf clover,
'cause you don't have to worry any more,
I'm going to take out both Winchesters,
the fallen fool, and the archangel jester,
fuck all you humans, lucifer is now at war.

I spent too much time down below,
and now it's time for the holy hell show,
here comes death knocking, one, two, three, and four,
don't even bother to hope to survive,
'cause all tear you up and skin you alive, now
fuck all you humans, Lucifer is now at war


I'm in your head, full of dread, and such regret
but now you're mine, and I'm thine, my dear moose pet,
good morning vietnam!

and so
it's time to show
that earth must go
'cause humans have reached a new low
and so adieu,
don't be so blue
'cause your hopes will die and then
you will die, too
Track Name: The Winchester Anthem
When Hell did open up it's mouth
and black smoke rose from holy ground
the Devil took off to the south
and claimed the shadow of his crown.

Three soldiers, much like mongrel dogs,
refusing to be sacrificed
to anybody else's cause
turned mad-barking into that night.

And they howl still - "Love declares war!
Some things are yet worth fighting for."

But brothers for so long, deceived
are bound to hold uneasy faith.
The Righteous Man did not believe -
And nearly bowed to scripted fate.

And they howl still - "Love declares war!
Some things are yet worth fighting for."
Track Name: For Better or Worse
I'd go back to a time when I was
Happy that I finally belonged
And where I wasn't guilty of no more crimes
And I could tell you that I miss it but I
know that you don't

Like it when I'm gone for too long
And you think the place where my head goes is wrong
And I know that there's no place all the trauma
Heals if I keep on running from the things
We don't agree on

Pack your bags and come with me brother
Lay this life down, cut your ties and let's not look back

We're running out of the time I need to be
Not so sick of you
We're running out of the ways I can be patient with a
Ignorant and Shameful
Hard-Headed Asshole
Damn Fuckin' Know it All
I can't live without
'Cause how could I be happy if I
Know that you're not there

I'd go back to the days when I felt
Pure and so set in my ways
A sense of normal settled into my
Bones without the Salt and Burn
to hinder me, I felt right at

Home is leather seats on four wheels
between the rat filled motels and diner meals
I'll get the salad, and I'll get the shake
And it would suck to have to break apart
We can't do this

Pack your bags and come with me brother
Lay this life down, cut your ties and let's not look back

Chorus

There to help me up
When the going gets rough
When the monsters come to gank me back
Back to how we were before
We grew up in a black four-door
Young and so bulletproof
Together we could save the world

We're running out of the time I need to be
Not so sick of you
We're running out of the ways I can be patient with a
PTSD hot mess
Devil-May-Care Thoughtless
Murderer, where's Cas?
I can't live without
'Cause how could I be happy if I
Know that you're not there
Track Name: Ben and Dean
Well hey there, Mr. Hunter, I hear that you lost your precious Cas.

And I’ve got a solution for you and it’s gonna save your ass.

You see, here in Purgatory, is where all of the monsters are set free,

And although you’re a monster, too, god wants you out of here but he don’t want me.

Well hey there Mr. Vampire, I do not give a damn what you say,

Because until I find my angel, you ain’t gonna ever get your way.

‘Cause I know I’m your one-way ticket out of this god-forsaken place.

But both of us ain’t leaving here until I find my man who lost his grace.

He fell so far and I fell too, but

Now I’m fucking up with you ‘cause

our one goal is to get out of here.

Sometimes I/(I see you sitting) sit here up at night

just praying for my/(your) Cas to fight

along with me/(you) again, but it’s in vain.

Well hold up, Mr. Hunter, I don’t think you’re hearing me too clear

‘Cause here in purgatory, you can’t trust-a anything but fear.

If we wait any longer, we’re gonna be torn so apart

And to be blunt and honest, you and Cas were kind of fucked up from the start.

Well shut up, Mr. Vampire, we’re doing this how I want to,

‘cause if you get in my way, I’ll use you up and then I’ll drop you.

We’re gonna follow our one lead, now’s not the time to sit and shiver

‘Cause the only water in Purgatory is not a pond, but it’s the river,

[Chorus]

[break]

You told me/(I told you) to just let him go, but

It’s all or nothing, I/(you) won’t throw

Away the angel chased by leviathans.

But lo and behold, fate it cruel,

‘cause everything I/you said isn’t true

he reached out for my/your hand but was left alone
Track Name: Advanced Placement
[spoken]This is the story of a young man in Advanced Placement.
But little did he know, he was in the most advanced place a man can be.
You see, this young man is a prophet of the lord. His name is Kevin Tran, and this is his story.[/spoken]

Once upon a time, his only trouble was getting A's in school,
But he was struck by divine power and received the tools
to read scripture and to save the human kind,
and his life would never be the same again.

Then came along the Winchesters and they tried to have him help,
because he wielded the power to save the whole world,
but Leviathans took him away and
so he never thought he'd see his home again.

[spoken]And that's when things got really bad. You see, Kevin was kidnapped and was forced to translate God's word to save his mom's life.[/spoken]

And so, the demon Crowley took him,
Thinking he had God trapped in his two hands but,
Kevin Tran outsmarted him by faking to translate God's word
He killed his captors and then he escaped his prison,

[spoken] You go, Kevin Tran! AP don't stand for Advanced placement anymore, it stands for Ass-puncher. You don't need no Winchesters to survive. You ain't no cub no more, tiger. You a man now![/Spoken]

He teamed with his mom in order to get the tablet back again,
but the demon Crowley showed up and didn't play by the rules,
thus his mom nearly lost her life fighting,
and the two were never to be seen again.
Track Name: My Name is Adam
My name is Adam
And I am adamant
About how my bros stabbed me in the back.
But maybe some day I will leave this place,
and go home where I belong.

Here's a song for all the broken people
my half brothers thought were disposable.
They're killers and liars and hypocrites,
They're just as bad as Lucy and Michael, so

Raise your glass to these two screwing you over,
and making your life an ephemeral mess.
They destroy with a sense of saccharin alacrity
They fight for free will but then tell you what's best,

My name is Adam
And I am adamant
About how my bros stabbed me in the back.
But maybe some day I will leave this place,
and go home where I belong.

Let me beat you with this broken and banal ballad.
It wars and it wallows in my weakening chest,
After centuries of incessant sanctimonious struggle,
I'll one day rise up and throw them in the grave that they dug,

I am Adam
And I am adamant
About how my bros stabbed me in the back.
But maybe some day I will leave this place,
and go home where I belong.

A is for always forgotten
D is damned eternally
A alleviate my pain and
M is maybe I'll be free and

And that spells Adam,
who's adamant
to get back where he belongs.

Baseball never meant so much to me
Until my twelfth birthday and now
I was so used to my family
Just me and my momma and how
The times have stayed the same
I'd like to put my blame in you,
Have you no goddamn shame in you
For damning me to this You-Forsaken-Hell
Track Name: I Like You v.JRaG
It started with a broken message,
Vociferous with good intention,
Vacillating forever and a day,

I think that this meeting will presage,
My denial of holy invention,
And leave all tradition in disarray.

Let's try.
Ooh, it's scary but let's try.

Vitality was never paramount
My grace wrapped me and kept me safe
but I think that I'm falling more than ever before.

I've been let down more than I can count
Been eroded til I bruise ad chaffe
But you're everything I like, now I want more.

'Cause everything you do makes me want you
The way you smile before you say something funny makes me a child
And I guess that it's best to get it off my chest
And say everything that's true
But I'm too shy to finally say I like you

You're stoic and insufferable
You're stubborn and rash and self-culpable
You're everything that I was told to drop

Though sometimes you're gamorable,
I still think that you're adorable
You've my companionship and friendship, so please don't stop.

Let's try.
Ooh, it's scary but let's try.

'Cause everything you do makes me want you
The way you smile before you say something funny makes me a child
And I guess that it's best to get it off my chest
And say everything that's true
But I'm too shy to finally say I like you
Track Name: I Like You v.SDG
It started with a broken message,
Vociferous with good intention,
Vacillating forever and a day,

I think that this meeting will presage,
My denial of holy invention,
And leave all tradition in disarray.

Let's try.
Ooh, it's scary but let's try.

Vitality was never paramount
My grace wrapped me and kept me safe
but I think that I'm falling more than ever before.

I've been let down more than I can count
Been eroded til I bruise ad chaffe
But you're everything I like, now I want more.

'Cause everything you do makes me want you
The way you smile before you say something funny makes me a child
And I guess that it's best to get it off my chest
And say everything that's true
But I'm too shy to finally say I like you

You're stoic and insufferable
You're stubborn and rash and self-culpable
You're everything that I was told to drop

Though sometimes you're gamorable,
I still think that you're adorable
You've my companionship and friendship, so please don't stop.

Let's try.
Ooh, it's scary but let's try.

'Cause everything you do makes me want you
The way you smile before you say something funny makes me a child
And I guess that it's best to get it off my chest
And say everything that's true
But I'm too shy to finally say I like you
Track Name: You've Been Garth'd: Hug it Out
You know what they say 'bout men with big shoes.
Well now I fill them to pay all my dues.
They're still a bit big on me
I've got room yet to grow now, you see.

I do my best.

Here is now the life I shall choose
Goodbye dentist, hello life of bruise
I'll help you solve each mystery
I'll do you proud, my good friend, Bobby

May your soul rest.

Ghosts, djinns, and rugarus,
I know just what to do,
give me a call and I won't let you fall, partner
Problems with a changeling,
I have here just the thing
to help you save someone you care about

I may not look like the hunter type,
But I tell you, I've earned all my stripes,
In this world, we all have our parts,
I'll give you advice and I'll give you my heart,

You can trust me.

Hope I'll do you proud, old man
Honor your work in the only way I can
Break it down and go back to the start,
We'll make saving the world a new art,

Ghosts, djinns, and rugarus,
I know just what to do,
give me a call and I won't let you fall, partner
Problems with a changeling,
I have here just the thing
to help you save someone you care about
Track Name: Teensy Weensy Angel
1, 2, 3, 4, 5,
1, 2, 3, 4, 5,
1, 2, 3, 4, 5
times I've tried to help

I'm just a fledgling
with clipped angel wings
I've done my best to
uphold my duty.

Baby, you did your best
God's youngest son
Your work is done.

Baby, you are so blessed
Better than none,
Your race is run.

someone please help me
castiel help me,
winchesters help me,
crowley will kill me,

I will protect you
my brain's full of screws
but that won't stop me
from trying too hard

Baby, what did you do,
God's newest-slain
won't die in vain

Baby, it isn't true,
Blood-drops like rain,
Castiel's stained.

I'm just a baby,
someone please maybe
tell me what I did
that was so ba-ad,

castiel killed me,
my brother killed me,
winchesters stop me
from dying in vain.