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Crazy Me
03:11
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Crossroads
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1.0.3

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Dad
04:07
1.0.4

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Dark Majesty
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Discontent
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Edge of a Sword
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Eighty
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1.1.9

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Fine Fine Day
02:53
1.0.4

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Helpless
01:25
1.0.3

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I Beg of You
04:13
1.0.5

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Infatuation
03:33
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Judge
03:07
3.0.1

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Knights in White Satin
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1.0.0

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Love
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0.0.2

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Move On
06:36
0.0.7

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Move On (live)
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OneLight
07:12
2.0.9

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Outta My Head
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PastMidnight
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People
05:18
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Put You On
03:22
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Rasputin
04:06
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River
04:03
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Running
06:11
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Strong and Sweet
05:19
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Summertime
02:41
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Sweater
03:38
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Throw My Heart
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Where To Go
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Wreck
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PMT - Blackbird 102.mp3
Blackbird
Copyright © 2008 PastMidnight

Music: Pete Held
Lyrics: Pete Held
Guitars (lead): Pete Held
Guitars (rhythm): Pete Held
Vocal (lead): Quentin McKay
Vocal (backing): Quentin McKay / JY / Pete Held
Bass: Pete Held
Drums:
Instrumentation: Pete Held
Arrangement: PastMidnight
Mixing: Quentin McKay
Duration: 04:39
Composition Date: 2008-02-01
Release Date: 2008-02-26
Version: 1.0.2
Modified: 2008-03-15
Plays: 44136

Description:
Blackbird is an experiment in Pink Floyd's earlier writing techniques. It's based on continuing a single bass/rhythm line and building instruments on top to make chorus/verse type arrangement. Although nothing like "Welcome to the Machine", it is somewhat of an homage to the song in that it uses this style of writing and uses the "machine" as a metaphor in the lyrics. It's a dark song. It's about every day work, the grind, and how it wears you down while making money for others. This song is a musical expression of that. Its art, so it's much exaggerated. Keep that in mind. It's not personal account of anyone in the band.


Blackbird
Copyright © 2008 PastMidnight
Music: Pete Held
Lyrics: Pete Held

Black bird sittin? on a post
Tellin? me that I?m gonna be his ghost
Taking his time, just a reading my grave
Showin? all the people that I been too brave


I could throw it all away
I can?t tell what any of it means
Their success is my fatigue
They let me rot to fill their dreams

INTERLUDE

One more job, one more page
You?re a private fucking joke to the keepers of your cage
The machine moves on to someone new
It?s their turn to choke on what you knew

SOLO

Black bird he?s been lookin? at me
Hinting to me I should be in my grave
Kicking around on a breath and a hope
Lookin? back on life through a haze of smoke
Let me off the machine, can I rest for a while?
For you, I suppose I?ll leave my bones in the pile


PMT - Comfy 2e0.mp3
Comfy
Copyright © Pink Floyd

Music: Pink Floyd
Lyrics: Pink Floyd
Guitars (lead): Pete Held
Guitars (rhythm):
Vocal (lead): Quentin McKay
Vocal (backing):
Bass: Wyonna Aplin
Drums: Megan Kumpula
Instrumentation:
Arrangement: PastMidnight
Mixing: Quentin McKay
Duration: 03:38
Composition Date: 2006-05-26
Release Date: 2006-05-26
Version: 2.e.0
Modified: 2006-05-26
Plays: 48476

Description:
One of Pink Floyd's most popular songs is kicked up a notch.

Comfy
Copyright © Pink Floyd
Music: Pink Floyd
Lyrics: Pink Floyd

Hello?
Is there anybody in there?
Just nod if you can hear me.
Is there anyone home?

Come on, now.
I hear you're feeling down.
Well I can ease your pain,
Get you on your feet again.

Relax.
I need some information first.
Just the basic facts,
Can you show me where it hurts?

There is no pain, you are receding.
A distant ship's smoke on the horizon.
You are only coming through in waves.
Your lips move but I can't hear what you're sayin'.
When I was a child I had a fever.
My hands felt just like two balloons.
Now I got that feeling once again.
I can't explain, you would not understand.
This is not how I am.
I have become comfortably numb.


Ok.
Just a little pinprick.
There'll be no more ...Aaaaaahhhhh!
But you may feel a little sick.

Can you stand up?
I do believe it's working. Good.
That'll keep you going for the show.
Come on it's time to go.

When I was a child I caught a fleeting glimpse,
Out of the corner of my eye.
I turned to look but it was gone.
I cannot put my finger on it now.
The child is grown, the dream is gone.
I have become comfortably numb.


SOLO OUT

PMT - Crazy Me 100.mp3
Crazy Me
Copyright © 2005 PastMidnight

Music: Pete Held, Quentin McKay, Wyonna Aplin, Megan Kumpula
Lyrics: Quentin McKay
Guitars (lead): Pete Held
Guitars (rhythm): Pete Held
Vocal (lead): Quentin McKay
Vocal (backing): Quentin McKay
Bass: Wyonna Aplin
Drums: Megan Kumpula
Instrumentation:
Arrangement: PastMidnight
Mixing: Quentin McKay
Duration: 03:11
Composition Date: 2005-10-01
Release Date: 2008-03-23
Version: 1.0.0
Modified: 2008-03-23
Plays: 42757

Description:
A ridiculous song about schizophrenia loosely based on articles found on the 'net.

Crazy Me
Copyright © 2005 PastMidnight
Music: Pete Held, Quentin McKay, Wyonna Aplin, Megan Kumpula
Lyrics: Quentin McKay

I don't know what you see in me
Let's take a count, not 1, but 2, maybe 3
When I'm misbehaving, they like to feed to me
Rainbow pills - 1 red, 2 blue, 3 green

I'm mighty fine, me myself and I
I'm mighty fine, say the voices deep inside


I don't know what I see looking at you
Hallucination, delusion and illusion too
When I misbehave, they wrap me up cozy
In a tight white coat, with buckles so shiny

We're doing fine, we skip and twirl with glee
We're so divine, John and Syd and Crazy Me
La-la la-la la-la, La la-la la-la la-la


SOLO
Interlude (boom-boom-chick? ahh x4)

You think I'm a schizo, but it just can't be
'Cause there's no such thing, so let us see
If I'm not one of those split personalities
I must be just a nutbar, yah I'm just crazy!

I'm crazy me, me myself and I
We're always right, says me and Phil and I
La-la la-la la-la, La la-la la-la la-la


PMT - Crossroads 103.mp3
Crossroads
Copyright © 2005 PastMidnight

Music: Pete Held
Lyrics: Pete Held
Guitars (lead): Pete Held
Guitars (rhythm): Pete Held
Vocal (lead): Pete Held
Vocal (backing): Quentin McKay
Bass:
Drums:
Instrumentation:
Arrangement: Pete Held, Quentin McKay
Mixing: Quentin McKay
Duration: 03:39
Composition Date: 2003-07-01
Release Date: 2003-07-01
Version: 1.0.3
Modified: 2004-04-18
Plays: 50218

Description:
A beautiful acoustic tune, "Crossroads" is a song about choices and friends. This tune was written by Pete several years ago and features him on the lead vocal, and considering the beauty of the song, it's about time it was recorded for the rest of the world to hear.


Crossroads
Copyright © 2005 PastMidnight
Music: Pete Held
Lyrics: Pete Held

I see the people walking in the corridor
Too scared to stop & say "hello"
I look an old man into the eyes
But what is there? I don't know

'Cause rivers flow until the end
Crossroads never meet again
And I know we'll be alright
Because we're friends


She asks me if I can take a look
To what is deep inside of her
I find that when I finally look inside
There really is nothing there

'Cause rivers flow until the end
Crossroads never meet again
And I know we'll be alright
Because we're friends


INTERLUDE/OUTRO

PMT - Dad 104.mp3
Dad
Copyright © 2005 PastMidnight

Music: Pete Held, Quentin McKay
Lyrics: Pete Held / Quentin McKay / Ian Weiting
Guitars (lead): Pete Held
Guitars (rhythm): Pete Held
Vocal (lead): Quentin McKay
Vocal (backing): Quentin McKay
Bass:
Drums:
Instrumentation:
Arrangement: Quentin McKay
Mixing: Quentin McKay
Duration: 04:07
Composition Date: 2003-07-01
Release Date: 2003-07-01
Version: 1.0.4
Modified: 2003-07-29
Plays: 49969

Description:
Written for our Fathers... and great Dads everywhere.


Dad
Copyright © 2005 PastMidnight
Music: Pete Held, Quentin McKay
Lyrics: Pete Held / Quentin McKay / Ian Weiting

Some of us love unconditionally
Never judging; always caring
They lead us by example
Loving unconditionally

It's a big world
One we all share
So many people
But some are rare
Some call him uncle
Some call him friend
I know a girl who calls him husband
I call him Dad?


They stand behind us
And teach us what is right
They stand in front of us
And help us to take flight

When we feel lost
When we feel weak
He's always strong
He helps us to our feet

CHORUS

In the face of adversity
He would show me his smile
Then he tells me he loves me
And then we talk for a while

Time we spend together
Under the sun
Laughing and joking
Just having fun

CHORUS
Yah he's my... Dad
Yah I love my... Dad
I call him... Dad

PMT - Dark Majesty 108.mp3
Dark Majesty
Copyright © 2005 PastMidnight

Music: Pete Held, Quentin McKay, Wyonna Aplin, Ron Wickberg
Lyrics: Pete Held
Guitars (lead): Pete Held
Guitars (rhythm): Pete Held
Vocal (lead): Quentin McKay
Vocal (backing): Quentin McKay
Bass: Wyonna Aplin
Drums: Megan Kumpula
Instrumentation:
Arrangement: Pete Held, Quentin McKay
Mixing: Quentin McKay
Duration: 04:22
Composition Date: 2002-10-01
Release Date: 2002-10-01
Version: 1.0.8
Modified: 2004-03-10
Plays: 49782

Description:
A song orignally written about an online game, "Dark Majesty" features a cool bass groove fingered out by Wy. This tune combines hard and soft passages as it tells a story of an evil demon against the people of a mystic time.

Dark Majesty
Copyright © 2005 PastMidnight
Music: Pete Held, Quentin McKay, Wyonna Aplin, Ron Wickberg
Lyrics: Pete Held

Dark clouds gather up above
Run and hide with the ones you love
The storm is coming; I see it in your eye
There are warnings written in the sky
The Dark Majesty comes to us today
She can bleed away all the light of day
Up from the depths of her evil hive
Maiming anything she sees alive

A flash of light and then you return
To the life-stone where you were born
A great army gathers in the land
To face her now and make their last stand

And she comes today
With her brood today
And she hunts today
No mercy today
The Dark Majesty!!!


Last chance for all of mankind
With the swords drawn high and magic in their mind
The leader stands on high giving his commands
Hoping there's the might for what the task demands

Oh ohh ... Oh ohh ...

A flash of light and then you return
To the life-stone where you were born
A great army gathers in the land
To face her now and make their last stand
Last chance for all of mankind
With the swords drawn high and magic in their mind
Leader stands on high giving his commands
Hoping there's the might for what the task demands

And she comes today
With her brood today
And she hunts today
No mercy today
The Dark Majesty!!!


PMT - Discontent 102.mp3
Discontent
Copyright © 2005 PastMidnight

Music: Pete Held, Quentin McKay, Wyonna Aplin, Megan Kumpula
Lyrics: Quentin McKay
Guitars (lead): Pete Held
Guitars (rhythm): Pete Held
Vocal (lead): Quentin McKay
Vocal (backing): Quentin McKay
Bass: Wyonna Aplin
Drums: Megan Kumpula
Instrumentation:
Arrangement: PastMidnight
Mixing: Quentin McKay
Duration: 03:56
Composition Date: 2003-11-01
Release Date: 2003-11-01
Version: 1.0.2
Modified: 2004-03-10
Plays: 50017

Description:
Crunch and thump? Yah? You want it? You gotta have it? The angriest of songs from PastMidnight, "Discontent" will make your tweeters bleed and your woofers jump out and smack you upside the head. Put on your favorite helmet and goggles, and crank it to 10 !!!

Discontent
Copyright © 2005 PastMidnight
Music: Pete Held, Quentin McKay, Wyonna Aplin, Megan Kumpula
Lyrics: Quentin McKay

Can't seem to get into a groove
I don't like where I'm at
Feeling so damn discarded
I'm discontent
I'm discontent
Discontent


Can't feel ones that I love
No job at my capacity
I'm a zombie; trudge through the paces
I'm discontent
I'm discontent
Discontent
Me: Discontent


I cannot see the light
But I can taste
So damn close


Must be more to my life
My dreams don't see the light of day
Untouched; I'm emotionless
I'm discontent
I'm discontent
Discontent


I can't reach the prize
Can't they see my ability
Who do I need to show
I'm discontent
I'm discontent
Discontent
Me: Discontent


Reaching for the stars
Grasping for the light
Longing for the life
Clutching at the prize


Can't seem to get into a groove
I don't like where I'm at
Feeling so damn discarded
I'm discontent
I'm discontent
Discontent
Me: Discontent


PMT - Edge of a Sword 101.mp3
Edge of a Sword
Copyright © 2008 PastMidnight

Music: Pete Held
Lyrics: Pete Held
Guitars (lead): Pete Held
Guitars (rhythm): Pete Held
Vocal (lead): Quentin McKay
Vocal (backing): Quentin McKay
Bass: Pete Held
Drums:
Instrumentation: Pete Held
Arrangement: Pete Held
Mixing: Quentin McKay, Pete Held
Duration: 03:28
Composition Date: 2008-03-08
Release Date: 2008-03-08
Version: 1.0.1
Modified: 2008-03-09
Plays: 43459

Description:
Edge of a Sword was written as a tribute to the loss of a close friend I haven't seen in 20 years. We grew much of our taste for music together and often while writing I would think of him and wonder if he would like the music. We spend much of our time buried in life and the moment, always trusting that we'll have time to see and talk to our old friends again. That isn't always the case. Try to connect sooner, not later, or you may regret it.

In memory of Brent Swackhammer and all of those who left us too soon.


Edge of a Sword
Copyright © 2008 PastMidnight
Music: Pete Held
Lyrics: Pete Held

Living life
By the river in our town
Down at the old arcade
One more pinball game

Kicking back
Music so surreal
A life that's easy
Without care

20 years
It's seems like yesterday
I thought I'd call but no one's home

You lived your life on the edge of a sword
You helped me find my way

There's words to say but they will have to wait
'Til we meet again
In our heaven

I'll live my life holding high the sword
It's an ode to you
We remember you



PMT - Eighty 119.mp3
Eighty
Copyright © 2005 PastMidnight

Music: Pete Held, Quentin McKay
Lyrics: Quentin McKay / Pete Held
Guitars (lead): Pete Held
Guitars (rhythm): Pete Held
Vocal (lead): Quentin McKay
Vocal (backing): Quentin McKay
Bass: Wyonna Aplin
Drums:
Instrumentation: Quentin McKay
Arrangement: Pete Held, Quentin McKay
Mixing: Quentin McKay
Duration: 03:24
Composition Date: 2001-03-01
Release Date: 2001-03-01
Version: 1.1.9
Modified: 2003-07-17
Plays: 49793

Description:
The fourth song from PastMidnight, and their second upbeat rock tune, "Eighty" was derived from a smokin' riff that Pete was playing one day, and Quentin figured it had a real 80's feel to it. The crunchy guitar, and driving beat will transport you back to a decade where Rock & Roll was king. Through this anthem's lyrics, you will see the 80's the way that Pete & Quentin saw it - a great time, with great tunes and tight-fittin' jeans.

Eighty
Copyright © 2005 PastMidnight
Music: Pete Held, Quentin McKay
Lyrics: Quentin McKay / Pete Held

Hangin' on the corner on a Saturday night
Watchin' all the fine ass walk on by
Now it's baggy pants, hangin' to their knees
Thinkin' that they're lookin' so fine
Used to be girls that could blow apart my world
Make me feel all right all night
They cut off their hair; don't care what they wear
What the hell's wrong with them?

I want the girls with the big-ass hair
Red gloss lips 'n' tight-ass jeans
I want a girl that takes me there fast
Guess work's gone - I see she's my dream
I want, I crave an 80's girl!


Cruisin' in my car on a Saturday night
Cranked it loud when the solo played
Listen to the bands on the radio now
You get no guitar solo today
Tired of all the talkin' to the drum machine
To hear some vocals sing would be my dream
Now it's all rap - it's a pile of crap
I'd rather hear the singer scream

I want the songs with the whalin' guitar
Where the solo sweeps me off my feet
I wanna singer who can sing my song
Doin' more than just talkin' to the beat
I want, I crave an 80's song!


I want long hair done up right
I want the jeans painted on tight
I wanna hear the solo sweet and long
I wanna hear a singer who can sing my song
Want the good times of the 80's again
Bonfire bush-parties 'til the end!


SOLO

Used to be girls that could blow apart my world
Make me feel all right all night
They cut off their hair; don't care what they wear
What the hell's wrong with them?
Listen to the bands on the radio now
You get no guitar solo today
Tired of all the talkin' to the drum machine
I'd rather hear the singer scream

I want the long hair crazy and teased
Gotta have her ass fittin' tight in her jeans
I want the songs with the whalin' guitar
I wanna hear the singer song my song
I want, I crave an 80's life!


PMT - Fine Fine Day 104.mp3
Fine Fine Day
Copyright © 2005 PastMidnight

Music: Pete Held, Quentin McKay
Lyrics: Pete Held / Quentin McKay
Guitars (lead): Pete Held
Guitars (rhythm): Pete Held
Vocal (lead): Quentin McKay
Vocal (backing): Quentin McKay, Pete Held
Bass: Wyonna Aplin
Drums:
Instrumentation: Quentin McKay
Arrangement: Pete Held, Quentin McKay
Mixing: Quentin McKay
Duration: 02:53
Composition Date: 2001-12-01
Release Date: 2001-12-01
Version: 1.0.4
Modified: 2003-07-17
Plays: 50529

Description:
Song number twelve, "Fine Fine Day" is a happy-happy-joy-joy tune that melds many genres with it's catchy hook. Part country, part pop, part rock, part pick-your-genre, this song will get you hoppin' and boppin' 'round.

Fine Fine Day
Copyright © 2005 PastMidnight
Music: Pete Held, Quentin McKay
Lyrics: Pete Held / Quentin McKay

It's a fine fine day - and I'm feelin' alright
It's a fine fine day - when you stay the night
It's a fine fine day - 'cause I spent it with you
It's a fine fine day - for everything you do
It's a fine fine day - for makin' love to you
It's a fine fine day - every time we do

I have seen the love in your eyes
Feels so right way deep inside
I have felt the warmth in your heart
I barely believe it can feel this way


It's a fine fine day - and I'm feelin' alright
It's a fine fine day - in the cool sunlight
It's a fine fine day - not too hot or cold
It's a fine fine day - bright sky of gold
It's a fine fine day - not a cloud up there
It's a fine fine day - love is in the air

I have seen the love in your eyes
Feels so right way deep inside
I have felt the warmth in your heart
I barely believe it can feel this way


It's a fine fine day - and I'm feelin' alright
It's a fine fine day - when you stay the night
It's a fine fine day - 'cause I spent it with you
It's a fine fine day - for everything you do
It's a fine fine day - for makin' love to you
It's a fine fine day - every time we do

Ohhh... fine fine day... fine fine day
Ohhh... fine fine day... fine fine day
Fine fine day... fine fine day
Fine fine day... fine fine day


I have seen the love in your eyes
Feels so right way deep inside
I have felt the warmth in your heart
I barely believe it can feel this way


It's a fine fine day - when I'm playin' my axe
It's a fine fine day - when the riffs play back
It's a fine fine day - to play a tune or more
It's a fine fine day - for the musical score
It's a fine fine day - to play a song for you
It's a fine fine day - don't you know it's through


PMT - Helpless 103.mp3
Helpless
Copyright © 2005 PastMidnight

Music: Pete Held, Quentin McKay
Lyrics: Pete Held / Quentin McKay
Guitars (lead): Pete Held
Guitars (rhythm):
Vocal (lead): Quentin McKay, Pete Held, Brian McPhee
Vocal (backing): Quentin McKay, Pete Held, Brian McPhee
Bass:
Drums:
Instrumentation:
Arrangement: Pete Held, Quentin McKay
Mixing: Quentin McKay
Duration: 01:25
Composition Date: 2001-02-01
Release Date: 2001-02-01
Version: 1.0.3
Modified: 2003-07-17
Plays: 49867

Description:
Recorded during a drinkin' an' smokin' evenin', PastMidnight's third song, "Helpless" is a short 'n' sweet tune that experiments with the possibilities of beautiful harmonies.

Helpless
Copyright © 2005 PastMidnight
Music: Pete Held, Quentin McKay
Lyrics: Pete Held / Quentin McKay

I am so helpless... my love
So... helpless... my love
Aaaah...

But I try... my love
And I try... my love
Aaaah...

PMT - I Beg of You 105.mp3
I Beg of You
Copyright © 2005 PastMidnight

Music: Pete Held, Quentin McKay
Lyrics: Pete Held / Quentin McKay
Guitars (lead): Pete Held
Guitars (rhythm): Pete Held
Vocal (lead): Quentin McKay
Vocal (backing): Quentin McKay
Bass: Wyonna Aplin
Drums:
Instrumentation:
Arrangement: Pete Held, Quentin McKay
Mixing: Quentin McKay
Duration: 04:13
Composition Date: 2002-04-01
Release Date: 2002-04-01
Version: 1.0.5
Modified: 2003-07-17
Plays: 50616

Description:
Song sixteen from PastMidnight, "I Beg of You" was written on an acoustic by Pete one late night as he pounded back the beers. Composed in a single night, and recorded over a couple of days, this tune is the quickest conception-to-produced song from PastMidnight ever, and their strongest contemporary hard rock tune to date. Spooky and alluring, this song will suck you in with it's crunchy hardcore licks, and disturbing lyrics.

I Beg of You
Copyright © 2005 PastMidnight
Music: Pete Held, Quentin McKay
Lyrics: Pete Held / Quentin McKay

I am standing not so far from you
And I see everything that you do
From the secret place I live each day
I?ve got you etched in my brain

I can feel you, you're in my soul
It really tears me each time you go
I gotta have you, no matter the cost
Without you it?s my obsession lost
I Beg of You


Infatuation; Is that what you call it?
I take a snapshot - you cannot stop it
An observation over your shoulder
And when I kiss it do you feel colder

I cannot have you but you?re my desire
A distillation of my inner fire
I can?t compel you, though I may try
When you disdain me, I only cry
I Beg of You


Kiss me
Kill me
Touch me
Thrill me
Push me
Slap me
Give me
Everything
I beg of you


SOLO

I cannot have you but you?re my desire
A distillation of my inner fire
I can?t compel you, though I may try
When you disdain me, I only cry
I Beg of You


PMT - Infatuation 3e1.mp3
Infatuation
Copyright © 2006 PastMidnight

Music: Megan Kumpula, Quentin McKay, Pete Held
Lyrics: Megan Kumpula, Quentin McKay, Pete Held
Guitars (lead): Pete Held
Guitars (rhythm): Megan Kumpula
Vocal (lead): Quentin McKay
Vocal (backing): Pete Held
Bass: Zach
Drums:
Instrumentation: Steph
Arrangement: PastMidnight
Mixing: Quentin McKay
Duration: 03:33
Composition Date: 2006-03-25
Release Date: 2006-03-25
Version: 3.e.1
Modified: 2006-05-25
Plays: 48041

Description:
We get together for the first time since New Year 2006 (3 months) and create one of PastMidnight's most beautiful songs. Original writing by our lovely drummer - Megs. This new version (3.x.x) also features Stephanie on keys and Zach on bass.

Infatuation
Copyright © 2006 PastMidnight
Music: Megan Kumpula, Quentin McKay, Pete Held
Lyrics: Megan Kumpula, Quentin McKay, Pete Held

I can't help wonder why
Thoughts of you make me high
I love the way you lie
I'd hate to say goodbye

What would I do
Imagine me without you
Don't leave me alone
Broken on my own

You're beautiful inside
Heart open wide
I'm in love with you
I'm not me without you

Aaaah aaah aah
Aaaah aaah aah
Aaaah aaah ohh
Ooooh oooh ooh

PMT - Judge 301.mp3
Judge
Copyright © 2005 PastMidnight

Music: Pete Held, Quentin McKay, Wyonna Aplin, Megan Kumpula
Lyrics: Quentin McKay / Pete Held / Ian Weiting
Guitars (lead): Pete Held
Guitars (rhythm): Pete Held
Vocal (lead): Quentin McKay
Vocal (backing): Quentin McKay
Bass: Wyonna Aplin
Drums: Megan Kumpula
Instrumentation:
Arrangement: PastMidnight
Mixing: Quentin McKay
Duration: 03:07
Composition Date: 2004-11-01
Release Date: 2004-11-01
Version: 3.0.1
Modified: 2008-03-18
Plays: 47225

Description:
Just CRANK IT !!!

Judge
Copyright © 2005 PastMidnight
Music: Pete Held, Quentin McKay, Wyonna Aplin, Megan Kumpula
Lyrics: Quentin McKay / Pete Held / Ian Weiting

Father take me down and teach me your discipline
Teach me how to be the man I ought to be
Mother bring me down and teach me your morals
Show me how to be the man I ought to be
Everyone is tellin? me that I?m a badass
Why is everyone afraid of me
I think that you have missed my intentions
Can?t you see the rage inside of me

Don't you EVER Judge me
Don?t Ever JUDGE ME


You can beat me down and call me stupid
Back from the line ? no fuckin? up my pride
Might be tightly wound; others call me crazy
Take a look inside ? ain?t nothin? but divine
Bust up my clock; the ticker?s in my head
Ain?t got a lot of shit, but what I got is time
Take away my ride, I still got my feet
Ain?t got a lot that?s fine, but what I got is mine

CHORUS

Listen to your sound you bitched up crackhead
Your words are never right; a critic out of spite
Spin it all around ? you?re the one that?s fucked up
It?s shinin? in your eyes, but you can?t see the light
J U D G E ? it spells low self worth
Try as you might, you can?t get it right
Takin? you down ? gonna teach you discipline
Show your respect ? tonight is the night

CHORUS

Don't you Judge me! Never Judge me!
Don't you Judge me! Never Judge me!


Slag me to the ground and give me the dust off
Tell me to obey your crooked way
Back another round ? I won?t go down easy
Now you?re gonna lay in the bed that you made
Now you?re gonna see why they call me a badass
Now it?s time to be so afraid of me
Gonna make it clear ? you won?t miss my intention
Now you?re gonna feel the rage inside of me

CHORUS

PMT - Knights in White Satin 100.mp3
Knights in White Satin
Copyright © 1967 Moody Blues

Music: Moody Blues
Lyrics: Moody Blues
Guitars (lead): Pete Held
Guitars (rhythm): Pete Held
Vocal (lead): Quentin McKay
Vocal (backing): Quentin McKay
Bass: Wyonna Aplin
Drums:
Instrumentation: Quentin McKay
Arrangement: Quentin McKay
Mixing: Quentin McKay
Duration: 04:17
Composition Date: 2002-04-01
Release Date: 2002-04-01
Version: 1.0.0
Modified: 2003-07-17
Plays: 49729

Description:
We had a little fun one day laying down the tracks to our very first cover tune. This version of "Knights" is more hard rock and edgy guitars than the original Moody version which contained a lot of orchestral backup. Well, sorry to say, we couldn't find an orchestra to play for us during this recording so... we just cranked up the guitars!!!

Knights in White Satin
Copyright © 1967 Moody Blues
Music: Moody Blues
Lyrics: Moody Blues

Knights in white satin, never reaching the end
Letters I?ve written, never meaning to send
Beauty I?d always missed, with these eyes before
Just what the truth is, I can?t say anymore

?Cause I love you, yes I love you
Ohh how I love you


Gazing at people, some hand in hand
Just what I?m going through, they can?t understand
Some try to tell me, thoughts they cannot defend
Just what you want to be, you?ll be in the end

?Cause I love you, yes I love you
Ohh how I love you


SOLO

Knights in white satin, never reaching the end
Letters I?ve written, never meaning to send
Beauty I?d always missed, with these eyes before
Just what the truth is, I can?t say anymore

?Cause I love you, yes I love you
Ohh how I love you


I love you, I love you
I love you


PMT - Love 002.mp3
Love
Copyright © 2005 PastMidnight

Music: Pete Held, Quentin McKay
Lyrics: Pete Held / Quentin McKay
Guitars (lead): Pete Held
Guitars (rhythm): Pete Held
Vocal (lead): Quentin McKay
Vocal (backing): Quentin McKay
Bass:
Drums:
Instrumentation: Quentin McKay
Arrangement: Quentin McKay, Pete Held
Mixing: Quentin McKay
Duration: 03:46
Composition Date: 2001-10-01
Release Date: 2001-10-01
Version: 0.0.2
Modified: 2003-07-17
Plays: 49462

Description:
The secret song written for Spunky.

Love
Copyright © 2005 PastMidnight
Music: Pete Held, Quentin McKay
Lyrics: Pete Held / Quentin McKay

Love
Love will take you there.
Love
Love will take us there

When you feel all alone
I'll be there for you
As I look at you as you are
My heart stirs and sways

Love
Love will take you there
Love
Love will take us there

You are the reason I go on
You?re my soul beyond
If I was without you I'd be lost
My world would crumble and sway

Love
Love will take you there
Love
Love will take us there

PMT - Move On 007.mp3
Move On
Copyright © 2005 PastMidnight

Music: Pete Held, Edwin Malayko
Lyrics: Pete Held / Edwin Malayko
Guitars (lead): Pete Held
Guitars (rhythm): Pete Held
Vocal (lead): Quentin McKay
Vocal (backing): Quentin McKay, Pete Held
Bass: Wyonna Aplin
Drums:
Instrumentation: Quentin McKay, Pete Held
Arrangement: Pete Held, Edwin Malayko
Mixing: Quentin McKay
Duration: 06:36
Composition Date: 2002-02-01
Release Date: 2002-02-01
Version: 0.0.7
Modified: 2003-07-17
Plays: 49291

Description:
Song number 14 comes from the archives of Pete Held & Edwin 'Fast Eddy' Malayko. This catchy tune was originally composed by these two guys many years ago, when they used to get together with the 4-track, some beers, and some smoke. Strangely infectious, this tune speaks of the times we just don't need any more of the shit that we get dealt by the other sex, and would be better off if we just 'moved on'.

Move On
Copyright © 2005 PastMidnight
Music: Pete Held, Edwin Malayko
Lyrics: Pete Held / Edwin Malayko

I never promised you that I'd be part of your life
I only wanted to get my head on right
You were just a one night stand, but you fell in love with me
Now I've got to move on to another fantasy
I never wanted to hurt you babe, but?
I've got to be free?

I've got to be movin' on; I don't need your harmony
I'm just the kind who lives my life; I live my life for me
I don't need your petty attitude; it'll only bring me down
If you don't lighten up baby, I'll have to be movin' on


What ever happened to the good old days of young?
No strings could be tied on to what was said and done
Time passes and we march on, sacrificing self-respect
Now I've got to move on to another fantasy
I never wanted to hurt you babe, but?
I've got to be free?

I've got to be movin' on; I don't need your harmony
I'm just the kind who lives my life; I live my life for me
I don't need your petty attitude; it'll only bring me down
If you don't lighten up baby, I'll have to be movin' on


Ooh ooh, ooh ooh ooh ooh ooh
Ooh ooh, ooh ooh ooh ooh ooh
Ooh ooh, ooh ooh ooh ooh ooh
Ooh ooh, ooh ooh ooh ooh ooh


GUITAR SOLO OUT

PMT - Move On (live) 1e2.mp3
Move On (live)
Copyright © 2005 PastMidnight

Music: Pete Held, Edwin Malayko
Lyrics: Pete Held / Edwin Malayko
Guitars (lead): Pete Held
Guitars (rhythm): Pete Held
Vocal (lead): Quentin McKay
Vocal (backing): Quentin McKay
Bass: Wyonna Aplin
Drums: Megan Kumpula
Instrumentation:
Arrangement: PastMidnight
Mixing: Quentin McKay
Duration: 04:18
Composition Date: 2002-02-01
Release Date: 2005-05-30
Version: 1.e.2
Modified: 2005-05-30
Plays: 48586

Description:
Song number 14 comes from the archives of Pete Held & Edwin 'Fast Eddy' Malayko. This catchy tune was originally composed by these two guys many years ago, when they used to get together with the 4-track, some beers, and some smoke. Strangely infectious, this tune speaks of the times we just don't need any more of the shit that we get dealt by the other sex, and would be better off if we just 'moved on'.

Move On (live)
Copyright © 2005 PastMidnight
Music: Pete Held, Edwin Malayko
Lyrics: Pete Held / Edwin Malayko

I never promised you that I'd be part of your life
I only wanted to get my head on right
You were just a one night stand, but you fell in love with me
Now I've got to move on to another fantasy
I never wanted to hurt you babe, but?
I've got to be free?

I've got to be movin' on; I don't need your harmony
I'm just the kind who lives my life; I live my life for me
I don't need your petty attitude; it'll only bring me down
If you don't lighten up baby, I'll have to be movin' on


What ever happened to the good old days of young?
No strings could be tied on to what was said and done
Time passes and we march on, sacrificing self-respect
Now I've got to move on to another fantasy
I never wanted to hurt you babe, but?
I've got to be free?

I've got to be movin' on; I don't need your harmony
I'm just the kind who lives my life; I live my life for me
I don't need your petty attitude; it'll only bring me down
If you don't lighten up baby, I'll have to be movin' on


Ooh ooh, ooh ooh ooh ooh ooh
Ooh ooh, ooh ooh ooh ooh ooh
Ooh ooh, ooh ooh ooh ooh ooh
Ooh ooh, ooh ooh ooh ooh ooh


GUITAR SOLO OUT

PMT - OneLight 209.mp3
OneLight
Copyright © 2005 PastMidnight

Music: Pete Held, Quentin McKay
Lyrics: Quentin McKay / Pete Held
Guitars (lead): Pete Held
Guitars (rhythm): Pete Held
Vocal (lead): Quentin McKay
Vocal (backing): Quentin McKay
Bass: Wyonna Aplin
Drums:
Instrumentation: Quentin McKay, Pete Held
Arrangement: Pete Held, Quentin McKay
Mixing: Quentin McKay
Duration: 07:12
Composition Date: 2001-03-01
Release Date: 2001-03-01
Version: 2.0.9
Modified: 2003-07-17
Plays: 48914

Description:
The fifth composition, "OneLight" is PastMidnight's first attempt at an 'epic' song. A broad soundscape leads the listener from the darkness to the light side. Powerful guitar underlays a song with spine-tingling vocal adventures.

OneLight
Copyright © 2005 PastMidnight
Music: Pete Held, Quentin McKay
Lyrics: Quentin McKay / Pete Held

Looking to stars; feeling so left behind
A grain of sand in this barren desert of time
A place so vast; yet within, life clings on
A single stone, and a castle has begun

And the light came down
And blinded all the sound
And the light came down
And the desert drowned


Suffocate slowly; heavy weight upon the soul
Alone in this mind; gazing deep into this hole
Time heals everything - these words are a lie
A heart is crushed - a time to cry

And the light came down
So loud I could not see
And the light came down
And dried away the tears

No Jade, No Hate, No Freaks, No Losers
One Sky, One Earth, One Mind, One Soul
Love Gives, Love Blinds, Love Heals, Love Knows
No One but Me


In the span of a day everything can change
Once grains of sand, now kingdoms of glass
The weight is lifted, the void long gone
You know the answer - you took the time to love

And the light came down
Couldn't feel a thing
And the light fades down
Revealing everything


B1

SOLO

CH1 - CH2 - CH3 - B1

PMT - Outta My Head 301.mp3
Outta My Head
Copyright © 2005 PastMidnight

Music: Pete Held, Quentin McKay, Wyonna Aplin, Megan Kumpula
Lyrics: Quentin McKay / T&K McKay
Guitars (lead): Pete Held
Guitars (rhythm): Pete Held
Vocal (lead): Quentin McKay
Vocal (backing): Quentin McKay
Bass: Wyonna Aplin
Drums: Megan Kumpula
Instrumentation:
Arrangement: PastMidnight
Mixing: Quentin McKay
Duration: 02:48
Composition Date: 2005-06-02
Release Date: 2005-06-02
Version: 3.0.1
Modified: 2008-03-17
Plays: 48866

Description:
Just CRANK IT !!!

Outta My Head
Copyright © 2005 PastMidnight
Music: Pete Held, Quentin McKay, Wyonna Aplin, Megan Kumpula
Lyrics: Quentin McKay / T&K McKay

In my head there?s much to see
Color galore; you wish you were me
Yah, but I?m outta my head

In my head it?s a stormy day
Chasing rain in a clear blue sky
Yah, but I?m outta my head

In my head it?s a fucked up place
Piles of trash; it?s a waste of space
Open the hatch - it?s time to bail
Crack the walls; I?m leaving today
Yah, I?m outta my head

Floating through the fruity-loop sky; find I?m outta my head
Flying through the clouds in my eyes; find I?m outta my head


SOLO

Too much crap stuffed in my skull
I?m overloading; I?m buggin? out
I?ll surf on visions; drift on dreams
Outside my head; away from reality
Yah, I?m outta my head

Floating through the fruity-loop sky; find I?m outta my head
Flying through the clouds in my eyes; find I?m outta my?
Floating through the fruity-loop sky; find I?m outta my head
Flying through the clouds in my eyes; find I?m outta my head

I think I?m outta my head!!!


PMT - PastMidnight 101.mp3
PastMidnight
Copyright © 2005 PastMidnight

Music: Pete Held, Quentin McKay
Lyrics: Quentin McKay / Pete Held
Guitars (lead): Pete Held
Guitars (rhythm): Pete Held
Vocal (lead): Quentin McKay
Vocal (backing): Quentin McKay
Bass: Wyonna Aplin
Drums: Megan Kumpula
Instrumentation: n/a
Arrangement: Quentin McKay, Pete Held
Mixing: Quentin McKay
Duration: 10:42
Composition Date: 2001-08-01
Release Date: 2001-08-01
Version: 1.0.1
Modified: 2003-07-17
Plays: 49102

Description:
Song number nine, described as the "EPIC Epic", "PastMidnight" is the signature title track from PastMidnight. Coming in at just under 11 minutes, "PastMidnight" is an aural adventure across a spine-tingling soundscape that titillates the senses, drawing the listener into a world that is described best only by the creators of the name. This song touches on the inner love for a time that is deeply regarded as the most cherished part of their day. This is what PastMidnight is all about.

PastMidnight
Copyright © 2005 PastMidnight
Music: Pete Held, Quentin McKay
Lyrics: Quentin McKay / Pete Held

Just before the dark; the end of the day
Creatures are stirring; they're coming awake
After the dark, before the dawn
They gather together, to spread the song
No one around; peace of mind
Release the soul - it no longer has to hide
Together in solitude, sharing minds
Conquering all, in the night

PastMidnight?
A time to wake
A time to live
A time to feel
A time to love
It's there for you
It can hear your soul
It'll all be there
PastMidnight


Intoxicated, by the music in the mind
Starting the journey, few can find
Deeper and deeper; drift away
Moving further from the static of the day
Nectar of the Gods - enhance the trance
The sight within, begins to dance
Brought to climax, by the rhythm of the night
Time stands still?

PastMidnight?
A time to hush
A time to listen
A time to think
A time to learn
It's there for you
It can hear your soul
It'll all be there
PastMidnight


ACOUSTIC SOLO
VOCAL INTERLUDE
ELECTRIC SOLO

It's there for you
It can hear your soul
It'll all be there
PastMidnight


PMT - People 107.mp3
People
Copyright © 2005 PastMidnight

Music: Pete Held, Quentin McKay
Lyrics: Quentin McKay / Pete Held
Guitars (lead): Pete Held
Guitars (rhythm): Pete Held
Vocal (lead): Quentin McKay
Vocal (backing): Quentin McKay
Bass: Wyonna Aplin
Drums:
Instrumentation: Quentin McKay
Arrangement: Quentin McKay, Pete Held
Mixing: Quentin McKay
Duration: 05:18
Composition Date: 2002-01-01
Release Date: 2002-01-01
Version: 1.0.7
Modified: 2003-07-17
Plays: 49770

Description:
The thirteenth song from PastMidnight, and the first composition of 2002, "People" is a solemn tune that questions today's sometimes painful realizations of our culture's divisions and eludes to the possibility of healing the scars of global tragedies by uniting to defend our virtues. The composition of this song actually began just days after the terrible events of September 11, 2001, with the fall of the World Trade Center Towers in the United States. "People" is PastMidnight's contribution to all that have suffered from these painful tragedies. Our heartfelt best wishes and deepest condolences go out to all those who have felt these sorrowful times.

People
Copyright © 2005 PastMidnight
Music: Pete Held, Quentin McKay
Lyrics: Quentin McKay / Pete Held

Why do people feel they've got to
Cheat one another to win the game?
Why do people feel they've got to
Steal from one another to make life rich?

These people with the rose-colored glasses
All they see is red


Let's tell the story without lies
Let's make the peace saving lives
Let's get ahead by giving back
Let's win the game with pride


Why do people feel they've got to
Beat one another to get the point across?
Why do people feel they've got to
Lie to one another to tell their tale?

These people with the rose-colored glasses
All they see is red


Let's tell the story without lies
Let's make the peace saving lives
Let's get ahead by giving back
Let's make a point to heal


INTERLUDE

Doesn't matter where they were born
Doesn't matter how they were raised
You can blame it on a broken home; blame the parents
Say it's pressure of society, blame the establishment

Don't hide behind excuses, justice must prevail
Or we won't survive


These people can't be helped
Can't cleanse such polluted minds
People choose their destiny
We will choose to be free
Only one way to heal
Come together and stand as one
Mend our hearts with what is right
Rise united with our shield of pride

One giant stroke by the sword of love
To sever racial and religious lines
Dissension bleeds on the edge of the blade
And we see reflections?
Of a better world


PMT - Put You On 110.mp3
Put You On
Copyright © 2005 PastMidnight

Music: Pete Held, Quentin McKay
Lyrics: Quentin McKay / Pete Held
Guitars (lead): Pete Held
Guitars (rhythm): Pete Held
Vocal (lead): Quentin McKay
Vocal (backing): Quentin McKay
Bass: Wyonna Aplin
Drums:
Instrumentation: Quentin McKay
Arrangement: Pete Held, Quentin McKay
Mixing: Quentin McKay
Duration: 03:22
Composition Date: 2001-01-01
Release Date: 2001-01-01
Version: 1.1.0
Modified: 2003-07-17
Plays: 48708

Description:
The second song recorded by PastMidnight, "Put You On" is a fast-paced, slide-guitar, rock tune with punchy vocals and a hooky groove.

Put You On
Copyright © 2005 PastMidnight
Music: Pete Held, Quentin McKay
Lyrics: Quentin McKay / Pete Held

Doin' my thing at work one day
And the boss-lady comes up to me
She points her finger at her door
And she says to me "Won't you come this way."
I rose right up and followed her
I knew that she would like to play
And as I fell in time with her swing
Couldn't help but watch her sweet ass sway
(Oh oh oh? Oh oh oh?)

Girl I gotta put you on
Gotta put you on and take it down
Girl I gotta put you on
Gotta peel it off and go on down


Back at work to do my thing
Gotta do my thing and fill another day
All I really wanna do, is do my time and get my pay
The boss lady comes and glares at me
'Cause I said that I wouldn't, I wouldn't play
This time as she points to the door
I know my ass is fired today
(Oh oh oh? Oh oh oh?)

So I go on home and I tell my girl
What the boss lady tried on me
She holds me close and she holds me tight
She tells me what I really need
Well don't they know that my sweet girl
Is the best one in the world
I feel so fine, I feel so proud
Wanna tell everybody loud!
(Loud loud loud? Loud loud loud?)

CHORUS

INTERLUDE

Well don't they know that my sweet girl
Is the best one in the world
I feel so fine, I feel so proud
Wanna tell everybody loud!
(Loud loud loud? Loud loud loud?)

Girl I gotta put you on
Gotta put you on and take it down
Girl I gotta put you on
Gotta peel it off and put you on and go on down


PMT - Rasputin 1e0.mp3
Rasputin
Copyright © Boney M

Music: Boney M
Lyrics: Boney M
Guitars (lead): Pete Held
Guitars (rhythm):
Vocal (lead): Quentin McKay
Vocal (backing): Pete Held, Wyonna Aplin
Bass: Wyonna Aplin
Drums: Megan Kumpula
Instrumentation:
Arrangement: PastMidnight
Mixing: Quentin McKay
Duration: 04:06
Composition Date: 2006-05-26
Release Date: 2006-05-26
Version: 1.e.0
Modified: 2006-05-26
Plays: 48487

Description:
A surprise favorite and major crowd pleaser at PastMidnight Gigs, this version of Boney M's "Rasputin" was recorded off the floor at PastMidnight's 2006 New Year Bash!

Rasputin
Copyright © Boney M
Music: Boney M
Lyrics: Boney M

There lived a certain man in Russia long ago
He was big and strong, in his eyes a flaming glow
Most people looked at him with terror and with fear
But to Moscow chicks he was such a lovely dear
He could preach the Bible like a preacher
Full of ecstasy and fire
But he also was the kind of teacher
Women would desire

Ra ra Rasputin, Lover of the russian queen
There was a cat that really was gone
Ra ra Rasputin, Russia?s greatest love machine
It was a shame how he carried on


He ruled the Russian land and never mind the czar
But the kasachok he danced really wunderbar
In all affairs of state he was the man to please
But he was real great when he had a girl to squeeze
For the queen he was no wheeler dealer
Though she?d heard the things he?d done
She believed he was a holy healer
Who would heal her son

CHORUS

But when his drinking and lusting and his hunger for power
Became known to more and more people,
The demands to do something about this outrageous Man
Became louder and louder


This man?s just got to go! declared his enemies
But the ladies begged don?t you try to do it, please
No doubt this Rasputin had lots of hidden charms
Though he was a brute they just fell into his arms
Then one night some men of higher standing
Set a trap, they?re not to blame
Come to visit us they kept demanding
And he really came

Ra ra Rasputin, Lover of the russian queen
They put some poison into his wine
Ra ra Rasputin, Russia?s greatest love machine
He drank it all and he said I feel fine

Ra ra Rasputin, Lover of the russian queen
They didn?t quit, they wanted his head
Ra ra Rasputin, Russia?s greatest love machine
And so they shot him till he was dead


Oh, those Russians

PMT - River 108.mp3
River
Copyright © 2005 PastMidnight

Music: Pete Held, Quentin McKay
Lyrics: Pete Held
Guitars (lead): Pete Held
Guitars (rhythm): Pete Held
Vocal (lead): Quentin McKay
Vocal (backing): Quentin McKay, Brian McPhee (scream)
Bass: Wyonna Aplin
Drums:
Instrumentation: Quentin McKay
Arrangement: Pete Held, Quentin McKay
Mixing: Quentin McKay
Duration: 04:03
Composition Date: 2001-01-01
Release Date: 2001-01-01
Version: 1.0.8
Modified: 2003-07-07
Plays: 48526

Description:
Although not their first project together, "River" is considered to be the first song of the PastMidnight era. A slower, sultry tune composed with a lot of care and feeling, this recording sparked a new passion for music composition in the duo, that had been absent for a long, long time.

River
Copyright © 2005 PastMidnight
Music: Pete Held, Quentin McKay
Lyrics: Pete Held

We tripped the light fantastic
But you don't wanna dance no more
Well you were my lover
Then you just walked out the door

You don't love the River no more
You don't love the River no more


I tried to hide you
From the pain you felt inside? your mind
I tried to guide you
Tried to tell you what's in store? for you

You don't love the River no more
You don't love the River no more


SOLO

You don't love the River no more
You don't love the River no more


PMT - Running 111.mp3
Running
Copyright © 2005 PastMidnight

Music: Pete Held, Quentin McKay
Lyrics: Pete Held / Quentin McKay
Guitars (lead): Pete Held
Guitars (rhythm): Pete Held
Vocal (lead): Quentin McKay
Vocal (backing): Quentin McKay
Bass:
Drums:
Instrumentation: Quentin McKay
Arrangement: Pete Held, Quentin McKay
Mixing: Quentin McKay
Duration: 06:11
Composition Date: 2001-04-04
Release Date: 2001-04-04
Version: 1.1.1
Modified: 2003-07-17
Plays: 49657

Description:
Running on the fuel of the "OneLight" fever, "Running" is the second attempt at an 'epic' tune, and the sixth song from PastMidnight. Pete's crying guitar accompanied by a trance-inducing rhythm, lays the groundwork for a song that attempts to push Quentin's vocal limits. Has this eerie song taken 'Q' to the edge? Take a listen to find out!

Running
Copyright © 2005 PastMidnight
Music: Pete Held, Quentin McKay
Lyrics: Pete Held / Quentin McKay

Don't try to run away
Never try to hide
You were always the strong one
I would try to unwind
I'll be your superhero
Never see me cry
I'm your man of steel
No emotional side

Another fit of emotion
That I lock inside
Turn the key; throw it away
These feelings are mine
Take time - study me
See the cancer I hide
Is this how you remember me?
Where's the child I used to be?

I am just a man inside
I will love you anyway
But you, you always run away


Tie me up and beat me down
Punish me with disdain
Take it slow and let's ease in
Careful how we play
Step around this mental disorder
Tuck it safely away
You refuse to see my truth
My naked mind can't stay

I am just a man inside
I will love you anyway
You, you always run away


OUTRO

PMT - Strong and Sweet 104.mp3
Strong and Sweet
Copyright © 2005 PastMidnight

Music: Quentin McKay, Pete Held
Lyrics: Quentin McKay
Guitars (lead): Pete Held
Guitars (rhythm): Pete Held
Vocal (lead): Quentin McKay
Vocal (backing): Quentin McKay
Bass: Wyonna Aplin
Drums:
Instrumentation: Quentin McKay
Arrangement: Quentin McKay, Pete Held
Mixing: Quentin McKay
Duration: 05:19
Composition Date: 2001-08-01
Release Date: 2001-08-01
Version: 1.0.4
Modified: 2003-07-17
Plays: 48622

Description:
The eighth song from PastMidnight, "Strong & Sweet" is an edgy, hard rock tune about love and lust. This is the recently re-made version, done with a fresh kick and some new licks by the PastMidnight group. PastMidnight welcomes its newest member - Wyonna Aplin (Bass) - who can be heard layin' out the "balls of the music" in this tune. The completely new recording is a clean, powerful thumper, we think will rock your world !!!


Strong and Sweet
Copyright © 2005 PastMidnight
Music: Quentin McKay, Pete Held
Lyrics: Quentin McKay

Oh... oh... oh... Oh... oh... oh... Oh... oh... oh... Oh... oh... oh...

Beautiful brown eyes starin' off into space
I wonder if your sights are seein' my face?
What's in your dream-time when you sleep late at night?
Will you still be mine when dark turns to light?

Let's get hot... and sexual baby
Fluids streamin'... find yourself screamin'
Passion devours all of trust
Creating a love laced in lust
Twisting all night, reaching new heights
Desire explodes from a fire
Let's make it strong and oh so sweet


Tearin' through the cobwebs in my mind
Visions of your beauty never hide
Love is the snowflake that falls
Souls are captured in my heart made of walls

Let's get hot... and sexual baby
Fluids streamin'... find yourself screamin'
Passion devours all of trust
Creating a love laced in lust
Twisting all night, reaching new heights
Desire explodes from a fire
Let's make it strong and oh so sweet


INTERLUDE

Incubation of masterbation shatters the shell
Infant eyes shine for the second time
It happened to me - you brought me from hell
Wedding of flesh, bells echo a chime

Let's get hot... and sexual baby
Fluids streamin'... find yourself screamin'
Passion devours all of trust
Creating a love laced in lust
Twisting all night, reaching new heights
Desire explodes from a fire
Let's make it strong and oh so sweet


PMT - Summertime 105.mp3
Summertime
Copyright © 2005 PastMidnight

Music: Pete Held, Quentin McKay
Lyrics: Pete Held / Quentin McKay
Guitars (lead): Pete Held
Guitars (rhythm): Pete Held
Vocal (lead): Quentin McKay
Vocal (backing): Quentin McKay, Pete Held
Bass: Wyonna Aplin
Drums:
Instrumentation:
Arrangement: Pete Held, Quentin McKay
Mixing: Quentin McKay
Duration: 02:41
Composition Date: 2001-09-01
Release Date: 2001-09-01
Version: 1.0.5
Modified: 2003-07-17
Plays: 49005

Description:
The tenth song from PastMidnight, "Summertime" takes a venture down another road. Not ones to follow the rules, this song was written during the summer of 2001 and later released in September, closer to the Fall and Winter seasons. A fun 'feel-good' tune about the joys of summer, perhaps this tune will warm your heart during those cold winter months.

Summertime
Copyright © 2005 PastMidnight
Music: Pete Held, Quentin McKay
Lyrics: Pete Held / Quentin McKay

Summer is here ? doo doo doo doo
This time is mine ? hey yah yah yah
We'll head to the beach ? dee dee dee dee
We'll splash in the waves ? dee doo doo doo

Oh it's summertime
Whiskey, women, and wine
Oh it's summertime
And we're feelin' fine


Steaks on the Bar-B ? hey yah yah yah
Beer chillin' on the ice ? hey hey yah
Layin' on the lawn ? dee dee dee dee
Great party in the yard ? doo doo doo

Oh it's summertime
Whiskey, women, and wine
Oh it's summertime
And we're feelin' fine


Doo doo doo doo doo doo doo
Doo doo doo doo doo doo doo
Doo doo doo doo doo doo doo
Doo doo doo doo doo doo doo


BRIDGE

Crushed-ice daqueries ? hey hey yah
Or marguerites if you please ? hey hey yah
Patio loungin' ? dee dee dee
Best friends all around ? doo doo doo

Oh it's summertime
Whiskey, women, and wine
Oh it's summertime
And we're feelin' fine


Doo doo doo doo doo doo doo
Doo doo doo doo doo doo doo
Doo doo doo doo doo doo doo
Doo doo doo doo doo doo doo


PMT - Sweater 114.mp3
Sweater
Copyright © 2005 PastMidnight

Music: Pete Held, Quentin McKay
Lyrics: Pete Held / Quentin McKay
Guitars (lead): Pete Held
Guitars (rhythm): Pete Held
Vocal (lead): Quentin McKay
Vocal (backing): Quentin McKay
Bass: Wyonna Aplin
Drums:
Instrumentation: Quentin McKay
Arrangement: Quentin McKay
Mixing: Quentin McKay
Duration: 03:38
Composition Date: 2001-06-01
Release Date: 2001-06-01
Version: 1.1.4
Modified: 2003-07-17
Plays: 49457

Description:
The seventh song from PastMidnight, and their third rock tune, "Sweater" came from Pete's riff archives. The Chorus lines were stashed with this smokin' riff, and they continue their life into this song that has long been burning to be completed. On the foundation of a basic 12-bar blues formula, this song has been juiced up with a hot rhythm section and some rockin' vocal harmonies.

Sweater
Copyright © 2005 PastMidnight
Music: Pete Held, Quentin McKay
Lyrics: Pete Held / Quentin McKay

Take me to your river baby
Take me to your sea
Take me anywhere you wanna
Ain't no place I'd rather be

'Cause I love yah
And I need yah
Baby you're so fine
Be mine


Hey pretty girl in the Kasmir sweater
Won't you take it off - you'd look a lot better to me


Take me way down low baby
Take me down below the sheets
Got somethin' there to show yah
It's a better way to feel

And I'll love yah
Undercover
Baby all night long
Do you no wrong


Hey pretty girl in the Kasmir sweater
Won't you take it off - you'd look a lot better to me

I can feel your love? comin' down on me
I can feel your love? comin' down on me


SOLO

Ohhhh? yah

SOLO


Show me your treasure baby
Through the mountains; past the trees
Show me your sweet spot baby
Ain't no place I'd rather see

'Cause I love yah
And I'll please yah
Baby all the time
'Cause you're mine


Hey pretty girl in the Kasmir sweater
I see you took it off - you look a lot better to me


PMT - Throw My Heart 3e0.mp3
Throw My Heart
Copyright © 2005 PastMidnight

Music: Pete Held, Quentin McKay, Wyonna Aplin, Megan Kumpula
Lyrics: Quentin McKay / T&K McKay
Guitars (lead): Pete Held
Guitars (rhythm):
Vocal (lead): Quentin McKay
Vocal (backing):
Bass: Wyonna Aplin
Drums: Megan Kumpula
Instrumentation:
Arrangement: PastMidnight
Mixing: Quentin McKay
Duration: 03:40
Composition Date: 2005-08-29
Release Date: 2005-08-29
Version: 3.e.0
Modified: 2006-05-26
Plays: 48161

Description:
HEY!! Don't be throwin' my Heart around!!!

Throw My Heart
Copyright © 2005 PastMidnight
Music: Pete Held, Quentin McKay, Wyonna Aplin, Megan Kumpula
Lyrics: Quentin McKay / T&K McKay

So you say you?re not that kind of girl
I might be that kind of guy
Won?t ask for excuses; won?t tell you why
We both have our reasons; there?s nothing to deny

All or nothing, or nothing at all
Stay if you want; let?s make it your call
Dream to hope, but don?t throw my heart around


Maybe we can make it for tonight
Neither you or I is wrong or right
Flip a coin; will it be your place or mine?
Is it a matter of now, or ?til the end of time?

CHORUS

SOLO

If we play it safe, are we risking our hearts?
Is tonight the end or just the start?
If we say goodbye, is it something to forget?
If we stay the course, will it end in regret?

All or nothing, or nothing at all
Stay if you want; let?s make it your call
All or nothing, or nothing at all
Stay if you want; let?s make it your call
Dream to hope, but don?t throw my heart around


PMT - Where To Go 1e2.mp3
Where To Go
Copyright © 2005 PastMidnight

Music: Pete Held, Quentin McKay, Wyonna Aplin, Megan Kumpula
Lyrics: Quentin McKay / T&K McKay
Guitars (lead): Pete Held
Guitars (rhythm): Pete Held
Vocal (lead): Quentin McKay
Vocal (backing): Quentin McKay
Bass: Wyonna Aplin
Drums: Megan Kumpula
Instrumentation:
Arrangement: PastMidnight
Mixing: Quentin McKay
Duration: 04:28
Composition Date: 2005-06-01
Release Date: 2005-10-18
Version: 1.e.2
Modified: 2005-06-06
Plays: 50417

Description:


Where To Go
Copyright © 2005 PastMidnight
Music: Pete Held, Quentin McKay, Wyonna Aplin, Megan Kumpula
Lyrics: Quentin McKay / T&K McKay

I feel your soul calling to me
But I am lost; I cannot see
Find myself looking in circles, all alone
Been on this search before ? so far gone

Where am I to go?
Where am I, where am I to go?


I am lost; a traveler without direction
I?m incomplete; a mirror without reflection
I?m in need of your wisdom; come show me the way
To my long night, be the dawn; bring in the day

CHORUS

SOLO

CHORUS
CHORUS


PMT - Wreck 110.mp3
Wreck
Copyright © 2005 PastMidnight

Music: Pete Held, Quentin McKay
Lyrics: Quentin McKay
Guitars (lead): Pete Held
Guitars (rhythm): Pete Held
Vocal (lead): Quentin McKay
Vocal (backing): Quentin McKay
Bass: Wyonna Aplin
Drums:
Instrumentation: Quentin McKay
Arrangement: Pete Held, Quentin McKay
Mixing: Quentin McKay
Duration: 04:07
Composition Date: 2001-10-01
Release Date: 2001-10-01
Version: 1.1.0
Modified: 2003-07-17
Plays: 48905

Description:
Song number eleven, "Wreck" is a fast-paced rock tune with a thick, powerful sound. This song strays from the normal formula that you would expect from PastMidnight, and leans more toward the techno-metal dance/rock flavor. This song is guaranteed to pump you up and get your juices flowing... be sure to crank it loud !!!

Wreck
Copyright © 2005 PastMidnight
Music: Pete Held, Quentin McKay
Lyrics: Quentin McKay

Stuck in this head, my legs won't stand
Shit I been fed, got this swollen gland
In a far off place, searching for sex
Dressed in lace, some soft round pecs
Found my face, at the spot marked 'X'
Gone to waste, busted wreck
Busted Wreck!

Learned to fly, no fear of dread
Spirit high, but falling like lead
Been defied, it's too complex
Stone-washed face, covered in flecks
Off my case, you could be next
Lost the race, busted wreck
Busted Wreck!

Busted Wreck! Busted Wreck!

Busted Wreck! Busted Wreck!


Don't follow when led, 'cause it tastes so bland
Instead I fled, and I won't be damned
We don't fly, but we'll get by
We might lie, just don't ask why
Off my case, you could be next
Finished that race, passed those wrecks
By pieces of me & parts of you
Pile 'em high, trash those wrecks

Busted Wreck!