One By One

by Hop On Pop

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A compilation of songs recorded in various places at various times with various people.
I'll keep putting all the new songs that I record in here, until I hit 10 songs or 35 minutes, whichever comes first. At that point, it's an ALBUM!

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released June 19, 2015

All songs written and produced by Todd Leiter-Weintraub (BMI)
Todd plays guitar and bass and sings
David Kling: drums, percussion, keyboards
Other folks, where noted.

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Hop On Pop Chicago

Hop On Pop is singer/songwriter/guitar player Todd Leiter-Weintraub and drummer/multi-instrumentalist David Kling.
Currently recording and releasing 1 song at a time, for the new, ever-evolving HoP album One-By-One.
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Track Name: Break My Heart
Break my heart
I want to feel what you’re feeling
Break my heart
And steady me as I go reeling
Break my heart
I want to know what you’re going through
So break my heart
It’s the only way I’ll understand you

The only way to make you see
Is to show you what you can do to me
So rip my chest open wide
And tear out what you find inside

Break my heart
And use the pieces to put yours back together

Break my heart
I know I’ve said this all before
Still, break my heart
Then pick me back up off the floor
Just, break my heart
I want to be inside of you
So break my heart
And let me know what you’re going through

Just shatter me upon the floor
Because I don’t want to exist no more
I cannot do this all alone
So, all that’s mine, take as your own
And…

Break my heart
Then use the pieces to put yours back together

(solo)

Break my heart
I really don’t know what else I can say
So break my heart
And give me hope for another day
Break my heart
Even though I don’t deserve it
Break my heart
What you gave to him, I want to earn it

I know he hurt you really bad
But I can give you more than you’ve ever had
You never really had a clue
Of all that I could give to you

So…
Break my heart
And use the pieces to put yours back together
Track Name: The Key
Take a walk with me
It’s been so long since we’re side by side
We’ve got nowhere to go
So let’s get lost, then maybe hitch a ride

We’ve been walking down this road for so long
Holding hands and singing our own song
We may not know what key it’s in
But at least we’ve found the key

Take a bath with me
Even if you think I’m all wet
The water’s fine
And it hasn’t pruned me up, just yet

We’ve been soaking in this thing for so long
Splashing around and singing our own song
We may not know what key it’s in
But at least we’ve found the key

(solo)

We’ve been sitting on this thing for so long
Holding hands and singing our own song
We may not know what key it’s in
But at least we’ve found the key

Yeah, we’ve been walking down this road for so long
Harmonizing and singing our own song
We may not know what key it’s in
But at least we’ve found the key

Or two
Or three
Track Name: You Wrote This Song
I was uninspired
I was just about done
There was nothing left in me
I had finished my run

Then you came and you showed me
All new ways to be strong

SO YOU’RE THE ONE WHO WROTE THIS SONG

I couldn’t get myself moving
I didn’t know what to do
I felt old and I was tired
But you helped me pull through

You lit something in me
And it moved me along

SO YOU’RE THE ONE WHO WROTE THIS SONG (x2)

I’ll give you full credit
Words and music — all you

You did the impossible
You made me feel strong

SO YOU’RE THE ONE WHO WROTE THIS SONG (x3)

You’re the one, you’re the one (etc.)
I’ve told you before, and I’ll tell you once more
You’re the one
Track Name: Spinning, Standing Still
When we pushed
Out of winter
We went right through the summer
And straight into the fall
Then we fell
And kept on falling
The world was a blur
As we tried to grasp it all

But we couldn’t find the handle
And it all just sort of slipped away
We were flailing in the dark
And smashed whatever got in our way

The more that we touched
The more we smashed to dust
But we do what we must

AND WE’RE SPINNING
WE’RE SPINNING
WE’RE SPINNING BUT WE’RE STANDING STILL

We smashed
Through our changes
Until we came upon a time
When there was nothing left to change
And we broke
All our mirrors
But the same old faces
Looked right back our way

But we couldn’t find a quiet spot
To get another start
Every new beginning
Very quickly fell apart

And the more that we touched
The more we smashed to dust
But we do what we must

AND WE’RE SPINNING
WE’RE SPINNING
WE’RE SPINNING BUT WE’RE STANDING STILL

The more that we touched
The more we smashed to dust
But we do what we must

AND WE’RE SPINNING
WE’RE SPINNING
WE’RE SPINNING BUT WE’RE STANDING STILL
Track Name: We Made It To the Middle
Looks like we made it to the middle
I never, ever thought
That we would get this far
Never get the chance to solve the bigger riddles
Push a little further and collect more scars

It’s a dead man’s world
Life is just a break
A time in-between
Until we finally get to take
That long, long nap
After years of being awake

Become, once again
A part of the mud

Looks like we made it to the middle
I never, ever thought
That we would get this far
Never get the chance to solve the bigger riddles
Push a little further and collect more scars

The road left behind
Is littered with mistakes
But we keep moving on
And raising the stakes
And we ‘ll use the lessons we've learned
On the roads we've still to take

Breathe it all in
And keep the windows open

Looks like we made it to the middle
I never, ever thought
That we would get this far
Never get the chance to solve the bigger riddles
Push a little further and collect more scars
Track Name: Is That Alright?
I'm trying to find my way back home
But I don't have a home
I'll just search out the closest road
And I'll set my feet to roam
Is that alright?
Is that alright?

I was born with a spoon in my mouth
But I still don't know what kind
It might've been silver, but I spit it out
And I never bothered to find
Is that alright?
Is that alright?

I know damn well what's good for me
But it don't taste quite right
I can't get it down, but I'll get around
And I'll live until I die
Is that alright?
Is that alright?
Yeah, that's alright