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Black Heart (Can You Save Yourself​?​)

from Songs from the Vault, vol. 3 by Matthew Ebel

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I wish I could be impartial,
but I’m afraid it’s all my fault.
I was not the one that wounded you,
but I paid for the assault.

I’ve been drinking like a vampire
your dark blood in hopes to sate,
but my black heart is not broken.
It hopes that we’re not too late.

Can you save yourself?
Can you save yourself?
There might not be time
to wait for someone else.

It’s too late to just apologize.
Far too late for saving face.
I just hope that we can turn around
and not destroy the human race.

Music and Lyrics © Matthew Ebel Entertainment


from Songs from the Vault, vol. 3, released December 20, 2010
Written and performed by Matthew Ebel




Matthew Ebel Seattle, Washington

I call myself a piano rocker, but I’m really just kind of a goofball. I’ve been playing the piano since age 5, discovered electronic music at 12, and made this stuff my career in '99. Since then I’ve played the Grand Ole Opry, been quoted in Rolling Stone, and made a name for myself in new media. I’ve been playing piano rock full-time since 2007 and since then I’ve never looked back. ... more

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