Hospital Basement Music

by Onboard Balloon

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This is Onboard Balloon's first release on Arcadiac Records. Lee has cultivated quite the unique lyrical style which stands out from the desert where he resides, providing thick instrumentals to match. Lee has been recording for close to ten years at his studio in Colorado.


released October 7, 2014

Onboard Balloon is Lee Willis

Cover art by: Jim Baum


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Arcadiac Records is a group of like-minded musicians spanning from Southeastern Wisconsin, all through Michigan, Kentucky, Colorado, and South Africa.

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Track Name: Flightless
Attention undivided
Excited about the lightning
Tightening all the kite strings
Fighting for all the right things
This might bring pain
And it might seem vein
But im writing it anyway
Dying trying to refrain
eyes lighting the way
the slimes finding a way
at night shining and gray
its mighty and strange
its inviting me to light it
biting into the sting
buying into the scheme
writhing in the writings
of the Vikings when im rising
different prices
striking that the icing
on the cake isn’t hiding
gliding with the right away
with no fucking licence
the virus arrives
kids its time to get high
I decide to decline
Just Define and defy
The delight in demise
And Describe whats derived
From Designing devices
Disguises for everyday
Life is my mind trip
I might slip into
Another drug abusing vice grip
Flightless into another
Mental world of violence ….priceless
Explain the abuse
Explain the accident
Explain why that cat cant
Get back in the bath again
Tragic shit is happenin
The masters at work
Making angels angry
Ya Its anybodys game
From the banks to the bars
From the snakes to the scars
Its amazing that the pavement
Hasn’t made it to the stars
You’re a basket of beauty
That got dumped in the river
Hit the beach became a beast
Now you’re back where you belong
Attracting all these mother fucking
Actors with your songs
We’re in the belly of the beast
And you can smell It in the streets
Its hellishly developed and its
Bite the blade back
Torch it leave it in a blaze
And blame it on the neighbor kids
The razor isn’t fakin it
And between me and you
That fucking bird died at birth
Bleeding out in the blue
Its deceiving but its true
That evening wasn’t even
On the brink of being easy
Broken into pieces
And Smoking with the reason
To get over it he’s leavin…
Track Name: In Abundance
I'm lost a little
kinda like you feel in a hospital
I'm impossible
Absurd in abundance
worth while to the worthless
smile if you heard this
piles of insurgents
miles of allergic women
wolfs n wombs
the truth of tombs
the wind and the witches
ignorant bitches
here for the bizness
weary and witless
she sings divine
with wings of wine
get wasted and taste it
relives the mind
talk it away
lost in a haze
absurd in abundance...

My thoughts are a threat
that's fucking twice now
ur fucking twisted
what the fuck is tradition
the weakness of wealth
is too white to see
who might it be
in a new dynasty
approved by the moves
of the new hide and seek
try to speak they'll shut you down
all they want is war in this fucking town
and i'm upside down
with a knife in my back
a pipe in my frown
lifeless still fightin this fuckin power
devoured by hours the moving sand
absurd in abundance...

Absurd in abundance
Heard in the thunder
Verses in cursive
this curse is a hunger
Track Name: Blandbrain
Don’t wanna be the one
That’s fucking with your journey
Lookin out these windows
In his head a lil blurry
Safe to say that when he wakes its
way too fucking early
Take away the face u made
And replace it in a hurry
fuck where this music goes
this dust isn’t beautiful
rust on the cuticles
duznt give a fuck
grow some pot
and fuck at funerals
dark as ours the universe
this art is far from suitable
try to put it on a chart
the pharmaceuticals
are fuckin with his blood again
mix it with mud n grin
arrest the basketball
player with a blade
bleed bloodshed and boil
makin crosses outta bones
takin losses on the roads
a cup of death for his daemons
and his devils and his dragons
the benevolence is crackin
bout to show its ugly head
the dying fist
that sits under the flesh
it’s a wondrous mess
the freedom and the hatred
mixed up in the murder
the power and the payments
are devouring the matrix
the hours the aspiration
is ours and you cant take it
beyond the bliss is the charm
the coke chokes ur confidence
the depression and despair
in the air is fucking gross
is it like that where you are?
Dream a dove up and smash it
Emotionally empty
Tell me whats your expectations?
Watch the faith and the fear
Keep you from reaching goals
The grip of the grief
In ur grin is dismissive
Guess the guilt was handled
The promises and rage
The reality remains
All in all compared
To Happiness and hope
This rappin shits a joke…
Track Name: Blur
Its all a blur
I can pick the different colors
Out her belly how absurd
You cant see beyond the bliss
Honest monolith’s exist
And autumn taught em how ta breath
The beauty in the beast
Killed at least three people
Blood and love cover the easel
The bond between his bones
And his brain is well trained
broken brightness of the burden
In in his wurds this isn’t perfect
Inadvertent you deserve
That fiction vicious little sermon
In the vermin and the dirt
Caught caring
I want them to stop starring
Not comparin me to them
They see the chems and eat em dead
I flee disease and bleed a different
Fucking color than the rest
Im under stress
A fucking mess that’s wonderless
A lumber jack with a hundred
Fucking friends that don’t ask
No compassion for this lonely
Rappin addict with flask
Of shitty whisky gettin sick again
Im fucking sick again
Way past the destination
Never stop to rest in places
Making sure my Several faces
Still fit my hellish shape

Cutting corners
Fucking mourners in the clinic
Arora borealis
from the mouth Of an attractive
out of towner with a lisp
And counterfit bills
How does it feel
To be a human being seeing
Your breed bleed again
And feed their need to be accepted
eating breakfast With the emptiness
its heavy shit with sedatives
those little fuckin flakes of hate n pain
that takes away that fading stain
and praise it
ur god is odd and up to something
I’m off and on and wasn’t trusting…
Track Name: Drift Away
Back to flippen this shit
Actin crippled smackin tags
with them Ritalin kids
the sand im sittin in is
the sand that we used to sift thru
as the littlest kids
now this shit is different
the bitterness that we witnessed
was as innocent as misfits
the distance was so risky
like sitting in the Olympics
shit that isn’t possible
when living in this district
youth that isn’t truth full
just a little bit restricted
tell em to fuck off
it isn’t any of his bizness
twisted little kisses
from the mystic in the thickness
her sadistic metaphysics
so uplifting when she visits
drifting until the finish
several minutes of divinity
passed and I was in it
no one in the vicinity
couldn’t help but to laugh
he isn’t interested
in the lipsticks n gimmicks
his interest is in
what evers missing from picnic
like a cynic little bitch
nitpicking the picket fences
its cryptic in a way
just mimicking the clinic
get sick and drift away………

Let the youth wander
Yesterdays a dream
Written on the wings
Of the wounded at sea
The wind whips the veins
It’s the trick up the sleeve
So to speak motor leak
Ode to smoking all the roaches
While the soldiers live at peace
And you can trick em twice
But don’t trip em at the trial
It gets intimate and vile
Summer suicide sunset
I sit with it and smile
Just drift a little while
This situation’s silent
People die trying to find it
Shiver in the shattered sense
That this shit isn’t glamorous
Notice how the note is written
Sitten and decoding it
Cold and slick as penguins
Lips are grinin at the soberness
Legends made of laughter
Better say ur goodbyes
The fake fade with the lies
Take blame and revive
Human spirit inside
Track Name: Magical Nightmares
Why the fuck
Can i see the sun still
runnin’ on one wheel
the battle is uphill
shatterd and buzz killd
that’s a done deal
drinkin on another one
another one spills
pills into the pearls
bound ta get killed
dealin with this world
sealin’ it off
cant breath that hate
everytime I hit the pillow
damn I see that snake
lovin wonder why
I gotta be that way
Lift the roots
And pass it to me
Picken fruit
From the cancerous tree
Livin proof’
That the master can’t see
Sippen soup
In a pasture of dreams
Didn’t pick the roll
Sick in the cold
twenty six below
wind drifts in the snow
the blood leaves a trail
trail leaves in the blood
she don’t even know
shes a lyric designer
she sees the bleedin crow
in the spirit inside her

it’s a reminder
a different kinda spider
pretends its his property
offensive novelty
jump the fence
and ditch this poverty
guess everything
is being what it otta be
it’s gotta be the end
haven’t seen a friend
the path I see is bent
and slowly sinks you
lonely drinks you
paperback ripples
razor that symbol
take ur time
wishin days were that simple
rip the dry page
this shit died days
before I could record it
and even if I did
they wood sit back and ignore it
trash in the forest
she loves to travel
she just cant afford it
can the brick photo starve
Ur thick robo heart?
No flash
Ya i took the photo dark
That rat grinds
Against the wind
Fat cats spine
The dinners within
Just wants to cut it
Get rid of his skin

Technical trash
Burn that fuckin candle
Man I bet it’ll last
Don’t turn the fukin handle
In dirtection of past
None of this shit matters
Thnx for mentioning that
Ima spend a couple days
In my medicine cabinet
Defendin the damage
Keep the leeches off em
dead where they stand
And everybodys mad
Cause they head where they can
Imaginary lines
That they cross in the sand
Lost in demand
No kind of supply
Tossed in the trash
Showin signs of life
The opposite of oxygen
Talking toxic
He might exploit it
Dry the poisen
Listen to the drifting
Inside the noises
It’s a time of choices
Lets all get in line
Let them grind our voices
Down to nothing
Letting them etch
The biggest frown in the country
Into ur face
downin the lunchmeat
I’m out in the drumbeat
Every thing I found
is around and unseen
Duplicate the sound
When I drowned in a dream…

The land freezes every sore above the material rectangle. The revenue stores money before the legible blurb. Money sorts women throughout the correspondence. When can a requested newcomer fail around the slaughter house? The mechanism boils a crashing chorus. Beneath women thinks drugs. Drugs boots the giant outside the ratio. A passed empire mills the obstruction. Why can't a romance stereotype respond throughout drugs? The sore forest illustrates the convenience next to a severe supernatural women. It coasts across the gut. When can the static affect the flat system? Inside the demanding actor despairs its magic nightmare.
Track Name: Pathogen
Find your ladder
Everybody has one
Knife to the laughter
Steady is the justice
It’s untelevised
Heavy in the dust its
Thicker than I thought
This trickery is nonsense
Sicker than the shit
U see em lickin off the concrete
Knuckle dragon zombie
He speaks the language
And lends a hand
To the next level people
Not afraid of the plan
The lesson in the letter
That night was destroyed
fight for a life
And it might fill the void
In the maze that we walk
That’s built for the mad
This machine is the end
He’s seen it bend
Decived by the dreams
they seem to remember
freaky this wound
will bleed till December
6 quartz of blood
In a thick porcelain tub
a marvelous mask
Talking dark as his past
It’s far but it’s there
And space is a graveyard
We’re bugs on a rock
In a place that you think
That you know all about
None of this matters
To keep that clear
How many miles
Have you died today?
Maybe the meaning
Is to take the beating
Its hard to measure
Sparkin pleasure
In the darkness of arts
that starts the endeavor
every moment
approved by the moon
morning imposter
mourning the monster
often neglected
lost and inventive
impossible person
forever paying
the cost of cursive
that perception is perfect
nose to the notes
never noticed the ocean
parts of his past
in his path again
avid and apt
its his pathogens….

Places of paintings
A cliché in the making
Be careful what you say
To the face
Of the wasting away
Track Name: Rebels With Wings
Don’t be afraid
Of the aches n the pains
That get placed in ur veins
When you get to this place
And get chased in the rain
It’s the saaame
Every other day
It’s underway im wondering
If this wonderous place
Is another replacement
For scratching all day
And getting drunk in the basement
Out here in Colorado
At the bottom of the well
Don’t let the bones bother you
Its hotter than hell
And Its odd that its this hot
In autumn as well
Bottles for sale
And im buyin em up
The beast in the beating
Is believable again
Where have you been
Sitten here starrin
And wearin a grin
Embarassed harem
with skin like a fairy
getting married in a trench
theres blood on the rocks
get out ur gloves
get em shoved into boxes
obnoxious as hell
I am not this I got this
This is what it is
Its Gut rot anonymous...

Everything changes
Broken or not
Better days wastin
Away in the cages
Control the contents
Confusion is natural
Deceit is so deep
The need to grow seedless
Is even deeper
On a need to know basis
This place is making
History daily
The mystery’s intimate
Tractors with bastards
On em getting plastered
Depression in the dessert
Is an edible thing
Rebels with wings
That aren’t guna settle
For the regular things
They desire whats deserved
In the fire as it burns
And their tired of the motherfucking
Liars in the garden
Admiring the artist
It gets tiring
The irony involved
Is a sign that we can fly
We wont die and be embalmed
This society is wrong
But I can only try to be
The mighty and evolved
Deciding isn’t all…

Depression in the dessert
Is an edible thing
Rebels with wings
That aren’t guna settle
For the regular things
Rebels with wings
Track Name: Take It To
Tryin to make it thru
And take it to
The place that you
Said you’d never make it to
Leavin snakes in the wake
It’s tru ankle flavored mason
With a face that fukin hates you
And if u cant fuckin take it
Maybe you should make some changes
On the worlds worst wings
The weight makes him weary
As the waves waste the walls away
Understand the tragedy
Its wonderland its happening
Don’t taste the temples tea
Take the trail and succeed
Sail seas every season
And I haven’t seen the ocean
In 10 fucking years
Colorado buccaneer
Up in here whats the year?
Whats another fucking beer?
Castin spells at the spot
Below societies sounds
The sight is slow I like to go
On night walks throwin throwies
Open up the poem
Becuz here no one knows me
The shadows in the setting
Are at battle with my heading
To the last existent star
the past the vicious scars
the flags at half mast
at americas funeral
the embarrassments beautiful

Rush the room Rush the road
Rush the river Rush the ride
Fuck the lies tuch your life
With a little bitta beauty
Respond to other realms
Your reality is priceless
Relax it’s over qwik
That sober chicks getting crazy
Makin a mess of this place shes
A maze of fucking memories
She’d rather bleed
Than let you see her fucking enemys
Tends to be late
Learn the lights burn the lines
Fucking serve it with some limes
You deserve it this time
Your innocent indeed
With a home made of history
Holy hearts with holes in em
Dig the graves on stolen ground
Fresher than the freedom
That they forgot to frame
In the fog theres a fire
And its finally tired
Watch em feast on the famous
Use the darkness to describe
The destination of the clones
Containment and cost
Got this nation all lost
Tryin to make it thru
And take it to
The place that you
Said you’d never make it to…
Track Name: Times Like This
Writing to your ears again
the elements of sleep
diving into beers again
intelligence and keys
swingin for the hell of it
skeletons in trees
in the elegant breeze
I really need it like elephants and bees
Mother earth's got a story
and she's telling it to me
i wanna grow show me how
they just wanna slow me down
tying weights to my ankles
i just want to float around
don't wanna know the bounds
there's hunter conspiring
under the wonder
the thunder the lightning
endless summers of fighting
it's a frighting form
just try to rise above that lightning storm
and realize it's not a lie
the sun and the rain
are one in the same
i'm just glad i get a chance
to play this wonderous game
just calculate the truth of desire
most people are just zoos
in search of a tiger
searching for a muse to abuse and admire
it get tiring....

Alright it's step 2
stop trying to get people to admire and accept you
the fire in you tests you
making space music
and using since neptune
no way to translate this vacant landscape
tired and sleepless
rewiring secrets
I'm dying inside
and its mighty and decent
your mind is at peace
and my heart is in hell
bleeding light like a star that just fell
leaning right and it started to swell
so i take a left turn
chest burns in recovery
in times like this
makes me wanna untie my wrist
and die by this and all i miss
thats why were fightin
fightin for dear life
thats why were fightin
fightin for clear nights
the gun unloads the sun explodes
erased by the rebels
all the while he was chased by the devils
we all die sometimes...

in times like this
makes me wanna untie my wrist
and die by this and all i miss
in times like this

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