Randal Wyatt - Anxiety (feat. Laryssa Birdseye)

by Speaker Minds

/
  • Streaming + Download

    Includes high-quality download in MP3, FLAC and more. Paying supporters also get unlimited streaming via the free Bandcamp app.

      name your price

     

about

I developed a debilitating anxiety/panic disorder about 5 years ago that crippled me for years, and still does at times. This song narrates my journey navigating life with this new barrier and my road to recovery.

Production, Mixing, and Mastering by Matt Smokovich
Recorded by T-hamed Muhammad
Artwork by Alexander J Whitney Wright

lyrics

Randal Wyatt – Anxiety (ft. Laryssa Birdseye)

Verse 1:
Trapped in my own mind, in my own body/
If I lose control will they start talking?/
The answer in my head is probably/
It’s shocking when your own thoughts are daunting/
But it gets deeper though, I got a weaker soul/
I keep believing but depression got a sleeper hold/
Ok I’m breathing slow, nice and even flow/
I tell my people keep a look out for the secret code/
And everybody got advice because they think they know/
Some relate but other’s thinking it’s an easy go/
Until your heart rate starts to race/
Your own brain says you’re far from safe/
Doing ordinary sh** is a large mistake/
Knowing any moment you can fall apart and break/
It’s hard to shake, living in a guarded cage/
A much darker place, I guess it’s time for me to spark the flame, because/

Hook:
When you lose control of your whole life/
And it don’t seem real through your own eyes/
And your world is shaking better hold tight/
I think I’m losing my mind/ x2

Verse 2:
I know it’s all in my head, I know it’s all in my head/
I think I’m ready to die, or am I already dead?/
I know it’s all in my head, I know it’s all in my head/
I think I’m ready to try, I’m going to beat it instead/
(Sings out)x8

Hook:
When you lose control of your whole life/
And it don’t seem real through your own eyes/
And your world is shaking better hold tight/
I think I’m losing my mind/ x2

Verse 3:
But I’m going to find it again/
It’s time to remember who I really am/
Outside and within, when my mind wants to spin/
Then I try to pretend that I’m one with the Zen/
Then again, yeah it’s easier said/
When you think you need meds, or a shrink for your head/
Like Jamaicans, they link you with dread/
Sh**, it can even creep in when you’re sleeping in your bed/
So I woke up and realized, revitalized/
Researching day and night why I’m over sensitized/
Because the fight or flight’s hype for no reason/
Chest getting tight and I’m light with the breathing/
Feeling like I really got to hide like a secret/
Or I might fly off the deep end/
Looking in a bottle for my freedom, drinking/
I guess I’ll keep fighting these demons, believing…. Check it/

Hook:
When you lose control of your whole life/
And it don’t seem real through your own eyes/
And your world is shaking better hold tight/
I think I’m losing my mind/ x4

Outro Singing

credits

released December 19, 2016
Song written and performed by Randal Wyatt
Vocals performed by Laryssa Birdseye
Production, Mixing, and Mastering by Matt Smokovich
Recorded by T-hamed Muhammad
Artwork by Alexander J Whitney Wright

tags

license

all rights reserved

about

Speaker Minds Portland, Oregon

Speaker Minds is 6 Piece Band consisting an emcee, a female vocalist, a guitarist, drummer, keyboard player, and bass guitarist. They have an unique sound that fuses Hip Hop, Soul, and Funk into one mix! You gotta hear it to believe it...

contact / help

Contact Speaker Minds

Streaming and
Download help