Calista Garcia

Wild Woman


Stuck in Your Head

I showed up to the party in old stains
In an old dress from our glory days, our glory days
See my man chased a pipedream all the way to L.A.
Bought some swim trunks, a Corvette, and some muscle shades, some muscle shades

Now all the pretty boys and girls in this town look alike
They tell me I’d make more friends if I acted less fight or flight, fight or flight
And I’m lost in the golden haze of another Santa Monica night
Waiting on some bored angel to ease my troubled mind, my troubled mind

And it don’t mean nothing if you don’t want it to
Don’t get it stuck in your head if you think it belongs to you
Then, it don’t mean nothing, not a thing, it’s true
Don’t get it stuck in your head, it don’t belong to you

I go out in the city in old stains
In my old threads, getting high off the ocean breeze and the chemical waste, the chemical waste
I wink at poet types, but I tell ‘em, “I can’t stay,
I’m just in town for a week, babe, and then I’m turning the page, turning the page”

Oh cause it don’t mean nothing if you don’t want it to
Don’t get it stuck in your head if you think it belongs to you
Then, it don’t mean nothing, not a thing, it’s true
Don’t get it stuck in your head...

No it don’t mean nothing if you don’t want it to
Don’t get it stuck in your head if it gives you the blues
Then, it don’t mean nothing, not a thing, it’s true
Don’t get it stuck in your head, it don’t belong to you

Don’t get it stuck in your head, it don’t belong to you
Just get it in your head, I don’t belong to you 

Copyright Calista Garcia 2018


Wild Woman

If I went to San Francisco
And put flowers in my hair
If I got higher than an eagle
And wrestled with a bear

Would that make me the wild woman
Who got you to care
The wild woman
Who's the answer to your prayers

If I had hair down to my ankles
And lived among the trees
If I was half as faithful
And only cared about being free

Would that make me the wild woman
You wish I could be
The wild woman
Who's all that you need

If kisses and flowers aren't enough
then I'll ice you out, like I'm just that tough
Cause one day, I know I'll be the lady
You're dreaming of...

The wild woman
Come from up above
The wild woman
Who you'll give all your love

Copyright Calista Garcia 2017

Muddy River

I don't know where I am
All these trees look the same
I can't see you through the smoke of the city
Remind me what's my name

 And I don't know who you are
At least half enough to care
I hope when I open my eyes
You won't be there

 But this muddy river can't get me clean
This muddy river can't wash you off of me
I can't feel my arms
And I can't shake off yours
Sometimes it makes me wonder
What the hell our hearts are for

 And I can't get no sleep
The traffic’s much too loud
And I can't get no peace
Until I rinse you out

 But this muddy river can't get me clean
This muddy river can't wash you off of me

So if you love me, let me go
And if you don't, leave me alone
Oh if you love me, let me go
And if you don't

Well this muddy river can't get me clean
This muddy river can't wash you off of me
Can't wash you off of me

Copyright Calista Garcia 2018

 

Hold Onto My Pride

I love you honey but you're driving me insane
I've got one foot out the door I'm just waiting out the rain
I've got a bag full of money and a ticket out of town
So whatcha gonna say to keep me around?

You wanna drop me at the bus stop
Leave me all guilty and watch how it kills me
You want me begging on the floor like
“Please don't leave me lonely
You're my only…”

But I'm gonna hold on, I’m gonna hold on to my pride
I'm gonna hold on, I'm gonna hold on to my pride

So I take a hike it's become a very pretty day
Oh, birds in the trees singing "look who got away"
And I've never felt so light I could float to outer space
I'm alive I'm alive oh whatcha gonna say?

You think I'll hate California
Cause I'll be pining for you
Running on empty
You think this is temporary
Isolation scares me
Baby please
I'll be living the high life
Once you're out of my life
I will be fine sir
I won't be begging on the floor like
Please don't leave me lonely
You don't know me

Cause I'm gonna hold on, I’m gonna hold on to my pride
I'm gonna hold on, I'm gonna hold on to my pride

We had some good times there
But I don't really care, oh

I'm gonna hold on, I’m gonna hold on to my pride
I'm gonna hold on, I'm gonna hold on to my pride (x2)

Copyright Calista Garcia 2017

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