Born-Forty

Born-Forty

 Statesboro, Georgia, USA
BandRockPop

Rock, with a drop-kick of happiness.

Biography

A Battle of the Bands and Viewers Choice Award winner; Born-Forty is an unsigned pop-rock band hailing from Statesboro, Georgia. The band recently completed an independent national tour, including over 45 shows from New York to L.A. They were a featured band on Shop Til You Rock, a national concert series with Disneys Demi Lovato. Born-Forty is promoting its debut album, RETRO, as well as a new EP entitled Perfect Picture. Their music has been featured by the likes of Entertainment Connect and Clear Channel’s Project 9-6-1 (96.1 FM Atlanta). Recently voted as one of the Top 10 unsigned bands in the U.S. in the Converse Presents Music Contest, Born-Forty records, distributes, promotes, and tours independently. Known for its high-energy performances, Born-Forty’s shows feature amazing lights, lasers, synth, and sound. Learn more about Born-Forty at www.bornforty.com.

Lyrics

Enjoy The Ride

Written By: Scott Taylor of Born-Forty

Take it up.
Lift it up
to the top of the hill.

Love it up.
Fill it up.
It's going to take the kill.

I've seen the look that's in your eyes.

Take it up.
Lift it up
to the top of the hill.

Love it up.
Fill it up.
It's going to take the kill.

I've seen the look that's in your eyes.

See you in a see of light.
Just hold on.
It'll be alright.
Yeah!

Enjoy the ride.

See you in a sea of eyes.
Just look right here.
It'll be alright.
Yeah!

I love the ride.

Take it up.
Lift it up
to the top of the hill.

Love it up.
Drink it up.
It's time to take the pill.

I know that this is goodbye.

Take it up.
Lift it up
to the top of the hill.

Love it up.
Drink it up.
It's time to take the pill.

I know that this is goodbye.
Goodbye.

See you in a see of light.
Just hold on.
It'll be alright.
Yeah!

Enjoy the ride.

See you in a sea of eyes.
Just look right here.
It'll be alright.
Yeah!

I love the ride.

See you in a see of light.
Just hold on.
It'll be alright.
Yeah!

Enjoy the ride.

See you in a sea of eyes.
Just look right here.
It'll be alright.
Yeah!

I love the ride.

See you in a see of light.
Just hold on.
It'll be alright.
Yeah!

Enjoy the ride.

See you in a sea of eyes.
Just look right here.
It'll be alright.
Yeah!

I love the ride.

Breaking Chains

Written By: Scott Taylor of Born-Forty

Close your eyes,
and don't think twice,
of a fallen angle's heart.

And bless you child,
for this while.
May you never part.

And hold me now,
because I can see
the breaking chains of
my heart!
My heart!

The moment is now.
I don't know how
to tell you how i feel.

So hold me now,
because I can see
the breaking chains of
my heart!
My heart!

You know i'll never be the same
standing here with these broken chains of my heart.

I let you go,
and now i know,
the memory is so unreal.

And hold me now,
because I can see
the breaking chains of
my heart!
My heart!
Because I can see
the breaking chains of
my heart!

I Could Live

Written By: Scott Taylor of Born-Forty

And I could live
for you,
if you could lie
for me.

Say the things you need to say.
What the hell?
It's all the same.
It's everything.

Say the words you mean to say.
What the hell?
It's all the same.
It's everything.

And I could live
for you,
if you could lie
for me.

I saw everything.
And lost what I never really had.

Do the things you need to do.
It's clear to see that we are through.
So I can leave.

Do the things you need to do.
There's nothing left for me to prove.
Now I can leave.

And I could live
for you,
if you could lie
for me.

And I could live
for you,
if you could lie
for me.

What You Want To Hear

Written By: Scott Taylor of Born-Forty

I know
you saw me through the window.
I tell you what I know.
It's what you want to hear.

Oh no!
You came in through the window.
Tell me where you want to go.
I'll take you there.

It's what you want to hear.
What you want to hear.
Oh oh oh.
What you want to hear.
Oh oh oh.
What you want to hear.
Oh oh oh.
What you want to hear.
It's what you want to hear.

I know
you want to play Nintendo.
I've got a game that you know,
and I want to share.

Oh no!
You came in through the window.
Dear God don't let your mother know.
She can't stand to bear.

It's what you want to hear.
What you want to hear.
Oh oh oh.
What you want to hear.
Oh oh oh.
What you want to hear.
Oh oh oh.
What you want to hear.
What you want to hear.

Oh no!
We came in through the window.
It doesn't matter who knows,
because we want to share.

It's what you want to hear.
What you want to hear.
Oh oh oh.
What you want to hear.
Oh oh oh.
What you want to hear.
Oh oh oh.
What you want to hear.
What you want to hear.

No Escape

Written By: Scott Taylor of Born-Forty

Whoa, oh, oh!
This world.
Whoa, oh, oh!
This fate.

There's no escape.

Red lights.
Stop signs.
I've been dreaming.

It's too late
this time.
I'm not leaving your...

Whoa, oh, oh!
This world.
Whoa, oh, oh!
This fate.

There's no escape.

White lights
in your mind.
You're not thinking.

It's too late
this time.
I'm not leaving your...

Whoa, oh, oh!
This world.
Whoa, oh, oh!
This fate.

There's no escape.

Whoa, oh, oh!
This world.
Whoa, oh, oh!
This fate.

There's no escape.

Perfect Picture

Written By: Scott Taylor of Born-Forty

I see your face.
It's in my sleep.
It haunts me in
all my dreams.

It makes me long
for a world
where things are as they seem.

Because I swear I see you
standing here with me,
in a perfect picture.

Please take me to the
place I long to be,
in a perfect picture.

I know your heart
longs to be free.
But my own heart
is in captivity.

When it's alone,
not at home,
it should be you and me.

Because I swear I see you
standing here with me,
in a perfect picture.

Please take me to the
place I long to be,
in a perfect picture.

I see your face.
It's here with me.
It's not a dream.
Reality
is sinking in.
Now we begin.
And I just can't believe.

Because I swear I see you
standing here with me,
in a perfect picture.

Please take me to the
place I long to be,
in a perfect picture.

Because I swear I see you
standing here with me,
in a perfect picture.

Please take me to,
please take me to,
please take me to,
in a perfect picture.

Secrets of the Radio

Written By: Scott Taylor of Born-Forty

I know
The secrets of the radio
And I know
The places where you want to go

Step inside
Do not hide
From the amplifiers of your mind
You know I see
Where you want to be
To see your face
On M.T.V.

And I know
The secrets of the radio
And I know
The places where you want to go

You’re driving down
The freeway
You’re saying hey man
I can sing that way
You know you’ll find
Your once upon a time
You know
You’re gonna make it in you mind

And I know
The secrets of the radio
And I know
The places where you want to go
And I know
The secrets of the radio
And I know
The places where you want to go
Secrets of the radio

Won’t you sing a song so I can sing along
Cause I want to quit my day job

And I know
The secrets of the radio
And I know
The places where you want to go
And I know
The secrets of the radio
And I know
The places where you want to go
Secrets of the radio
Secrets of the radio
Secrets of the radio

Hold Me Down

Written By: Scott Taylor of Born-Forty

Simon says
Don’t ever let me down and
Simon says
You’re gonna come around again
Come again

And hold me down
South of where the ocean meets the sky
Hold me down
Drown in the waters of your smile

My heart says
I’m never comin down and
Now it says
No need for lookin round again
Come again

And hold me down
South of where the ocean meets the sky
Hold me down
Drown in the waters of your smile

Reason says
Why can’t we just take a break and
Reason says
It’s time to come up once again
Come again

And hold me down
South of where the ocean meets the sky
Hold me down
Drown in the waters of your smile

Hold me down
Hold me down
Hold me down

Drown in the waters of your smile

RETRO

Written By: Scott Taylor of Born-Forty

This song is retro
It’s time to let go
It’s time let the whole world know

Anticipation
The situation
We’re gonna let the whole thing go

The world needs another retro song
Everybody wants to dance with me
Come on we’re gonna party ‘til the break of dawn
Everybody come and dance with me

It’s an old vibe
Another stage dive
Another place that you call home

It’s time to get down
Here in your town
We’re gonna let the whole thing go

The world needs another retro song
Everybody wants to dance with me
Come on we’re gonna play it ‘til the break of dawn
Everybody come and dance with me

Retro, retro, retro, retro

This world is retro
It’s time to let go
It’s time to break on down this show

We’re gonna get down
Here in your town
We’re gonna let the whole world know

The world needs another retro song
Everybody wants to dance with me
Come on we’re gonna party ‘til the break of dawn
Everybody come and dance with me

The world needs another retro song
Everybody wants to dance with me
Come on we’re gonna play it ‘til the break of dawn
Everybody come and dance with me

Yeah, yeah, yeah, yeah
With the retro
Yeah, yeah, yeah, yeah
We’re gonna let go
Yeah, yeah, yeah, yeah
With the retro song

23

Written By: Scott Taylor of Born-Forty

Woke up at 10 a.m.
Drug myself out of bed
Feeling every bit of twenty-three

Standing looking in the mirror
Suddenly things begin to clear
I never thought this is what life would be

There’s no chorus to this song
I could sing it all day long
I didn’t write it
It doesn’t mean a thing

Woke up at 2 a.m.
Drug myself home to bed
Feeling every bit of twenty-three

Looking in the broken mirror
Once again things begin to clear
I never thought this is what life would be

There’s no chorus to this song
I could sing it all day long
I didn’t write it
It doesn’t mean a thing

There’s no chorus to this song
Yeah I live it all day long
I didn’t write it
It doesn’t mean a thing

If there’s no chorus
There’s no song
There’s no music all day long
To live in silence is no place to be

There’s no chorus to this song
I could sing it all day long
I didn’t write it
It doesn’t mean a thing

There’s no chorus to this song
Yeah I live it all day long
I didn’t write it
It doesn’t mean a thing

No, no
No, no

No, no
No, no

Woke up at 10 a.m.
Drug myself out of bed
Feeling every bit of twenty-three

Discography

RETRO [LP] (2009)
Perfect Picture [EP] (2010)

Set List

Typical set list times range from half-an-hour to an hour and a half. Set lists arrangements can comprise originals, covers, or a combination of both.