The Shakespeares

The Shakespeares

 Nashville, Tennessee, USA
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Biography

Merry Ellen is a girl; she always sings songs and makes things up. Aaron is a boy; he'd rather be playing guitar. They both like to think about things that don't exist, like time and things that happen in dreams. Then they rearrange notes and words like puzzle pieces to make it sound like all is fair in love and war. Their hobbies include time-catching, secret-keeping, daydreaming, playing hide-and-seek in the dark, and making music sound good. Meet the Shakespeares.

"If music be the food of love, play on." -W. Shakespeare

Lyrics

Collide

Written By: Merry Ellen Kirk/Aaron Krause

Here's to the day
I hoped would never stop
And I don't know why
It should ever be over

Here's to the maze
That nobody ever will solve
And i don't know why
We should ever grow older

I never knew
And I never told you

What I wanted to say,
I wanted to tell you, I
Somewhere in between the truth and the lie
I hide

All I could say
Would never amount
To this perfect silence
And how it moves

I never knew
And I never told you

What I wanted to say,
I wanted to tell you, I
Somewhere in between the truth and the lie
I hide
Collide, collide
Collide, collide

Here's to the day
I hoped would never stop
And I don't know why
It should ever be over

Tonight

Written By: Merry Ellen Kirk/Aaron Krause

I've got a secret
I've got a secret to tell
I'll never keep it
It doesn't hide here very well

I've got a treasure
I've got a treasure chest
I've got it buried here forever
In my head

Another remedy (I've got a secret)
Another silent spell (I've got a secret to tell)
Another secret key (I'll never keep it)
And now you know me very well (It doesn't hide here very well)

Another violin (I've got a treasure)
Another string quartet (I've got a treasure chest)
And now you're painting a picture in me (I've got it buried here forever)
That i'll never forget (In my head)

Tonight tonight tonight
Tonight tonight tonight

I've got a secret
I've got a secret to tell
I'll never keep it
It doesn't hide here very well

Another melody (I've got a treasure)
Another story to tell(I've got a treasure chest)
Another secret dream (I've got it buried here forever)
Thrown into a wishing well (In my head)

Tonight tonight tonight
Tonight tonight tonight

tonight tonight tonight
tonight tonight tonight

Mark of the Beast (We Are)

Written By: Merry Ellen Kirk/Aaron Krause

Keep in time
Don't stop, don't stop
Stay in line
Oooh

Angels part
For us, for us
For us, for us
Oooh

We are running away from
We are, we are
We are running away from
We are, we are

You can try to sell your soul
But they'll take your heart
So you fight ten thousand wars
And you try to find your fire
Ooooh

We are running away from
We are, we are
We are running away from
We are, we are

Don't stop
Don't stop

The Catchers of Time

Written By: Merry Ellen Kirk/Aaron Krause

I want to stay young forever
I want to grow old with you
Happily ever after

I want to stay young forever
Want to grow old with you
Happily ever after

Let's take it slow, here we go
Stay with me

We'll take time
We'll be the catchers of time
And we'll catch it in a bottle
We'll make time
We'll be the builders of time
Hold it captive in our castle

Somewhere on the Other Side

Written By: Merry Ellen Kirk/Aaron Krause

I know a place where the grass grows green
And the love grows strong and never dies
Oh, I know a place where the trees all sing
And the river runs sweet and never dries

One day I will find my way
Whenever the time is right
Someday I will see you there
Somewhere on the other side
Somewhere on the other side

Years alone, far I've traveled
Not the end, to gaze some more
Now to know, pass through beauty
Glory full beyond the door

One day I will find my way
Whenever the time is right
Someday I will see you there
Somewhere on the other side
Somewhere on the other side

Oooh...

One day I will find my way
Whenever the time is right
Someday I will see you there
Somewhere on the other side
Somewhere on the other side
Somewhere on the other side

Discography

"The Shakespeares" EP - Feb. 1, 2011