One New Voicemail

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A story about a girl.

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released May 7, 2013

Mike Baker

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Track Name: Wonderland
Never thought I could get someone who gets me more than I do
Never thought they could ever feel the same
Forget about everything when I have her pressed up besides,
See that's okay cause she's everything to me

But even if I fall
Oh I don't really mind
Cause I know I got her on my side
And that's all I really need

Remember talking for hours?
As I'm driving 12 hours
Been waiting for hours
To see you smile
But dear
This time is not wasted
Cause every day I'd give to you
I'd give it all up for you

You never know when you take a chance
But I know now it was worth it
I like the odds that I have when I'm with you
And everything that fell apart
Well I knew that right from the start
It was not worth more than you

You are the Alice to my Wonderland
The girl that I had never planned to meet
And I'll be the raven to your writing desk
As long as you don't ever plan to leave
And that's all I'll ever need
Oh it's all I really need

And this was all for you
Track Name: Honest
Why can't you just balance me?
I know that it won't be easy
But if you push me off the ledge
There'll be nothing left instead
So what's really harder?
I'd like an apology
For what these past weeks have done to me
I know you tend to make a mess
Should expect nothing less
But darling give me some therapy

It was hard for me to go
Hard for me to watch you as I drove away
Though part of me is gone
Left a piece of me inside that southern state

So I'll be honest for you
Just promise that you're honest too
Cause you still have my heart
Still found a way to pour it out
I don't want to be your whole life
It's just I want to be in it
So why can't we just try?

And if you change your mind I'll be there
As fast as I can go through road or air
I know sometimes it seems like I don't care
But I just have to know you're still there

It was hard for me drive
Hard for me to look at all those exit signs
That once meant I was close
Driving all those miles on the other side

It was the way that you looked at me
And all those nights we spent fighting sleep
Because the truth is that why should I dream
When I have all I need?
I would've turned that car around
It wasn't like I was homeward bound
Because if home is really where the heart is
With you I'd be safe and sound
Track Name: Not Just Another Love
Let's get away from all the problems and sad things
I'm driving 85 south to get to you
Atlanta traffic is the last of my worries
If I'm by you
I'll take you all the way we'll drive to Virginia Beach
Score some drinks and then we'll lay out beside the sea
It doesn't matter where or when we decide to leave
Cause I got you

You say you accept the love you think you deserve
Except I think you deserve the world
I won't stop trying for you
Cause you're the only one that ever made sense
Please don't get me wrong
Cause this isn't just another love song

So please let this be a true love story
One where I wake up and you're still holding me
We can't let the readers down with bad endings
So forget an ending, when it's just beginning
So I'll be all you need
If you want to be the best thing that's happened to me
It doesn't matter when or where we decide to go
Cause I got you

It doesn't matter if you're states apart
I'm here forever
I'll never leave your side
As long as I'm there on your mind

Cause this isn't just another love song
Cause you're not just another love
Track Name: See You Tonight
Words wear thin with time
So dear make sure your actions reflect
Whats on your mind
Cause I can't go a night
Without staring up eyes wide
Wondering if I still cross your mind

Oh darling I won't let you go without a fight
When you're a love some people wait for their whole life

You keep your distance
But I'll keep my persistence
At least you'll always know I tried
Cause there's a reason why
I wrote five songs to tell you
That you're the best thing in my life
I just needed to see you tonight

And you've got more than a friend
In Pennsylvania
You can always stop by
Once again

I don't care much for cutting ties
When she's all that I see
When I close my eyes
I just need her to know I tried
Track Name: Lost
I don't know what to say
Does it even matter
When every time that I call
You don't answer the phone
So I'll keep my volume loud
Cause I still get butterflies
When I hear your tone

I'm lost since I lost you
Don't really care what I have to do
I'll wait three years
Just follow through
Cause I don't know what I'd do
Without you

And I've been around on tour
Thinking a lot about how to
Open locked doors
I just keep going back to that day
I picked you up from your flight
If the snow had never let up
That would've been alright

You are the Alice to my Wonderland
The girl that I had never planned to meet
And I'll be the raven to your writing desk
As long as you don't ever plan to leave
It was hard for me to go
Hard for me to watch you as I drove away
Though part of me is gone
Left a piece of me inside that southern state
Cause this isn't just another love song
Cause you're not just another love
You keep your distance, but I'll keep my persistence
I'm lost since I lost you
Don't really care what I have to do
I'll wait three years just follow through
Tori, I don't know what I'd do without you