Acoustic Funk X (2010).
All music and lyrics by Will Hauptle.

01. Grapevine - Will Hauptle.
I am but a child in the line
Been a tied to the grapevine
Spinning 'round the table so long
My time is a blessing so let me be free
To pretend as I please

I been dreaming of you
And together we ride into the depths of our minds

Do you ever lie to the man
When you try to understand
But your mind is crammed full of
Hopes and dreams and impossible things
I'm here to sing its okay to wonder
And I can tell you all my life
I been told to follow in line
"Hold on to the grapevine
Never question, nevermind the dreams"
But what do they mean? Yeah

I been dreaming of you
And together we ride into the depths of our minds
And forever we fly to the west and we find the truth
02. Do Or Dream - Will Hauptle.
He wants to get out without a care unprepared
He’s been trying to get away everyday from the unfair
The sign says don’t do it but he’s already going through it
And now he’s a man mama let him go let him do it while he can

He wants to reach out to the world
In hope of love he wanna be heard
But the truth is everybody’s got a voice
It’s kind hard when you got the choice

He’s giving back to the people of the land with a
A goodtime something they can understand and a
Strong vibe a feeling of the right kind
To unwind your mind from the grapevine
He’s already gone and he ain’t looking back
His future is so golden and he’s sipping on that

To do or dream or something inbetween I mean you gotta give
03. Midnight Hymn - Will Hauptle.
This is the midnight hymn we been messin’ around
We got the real live jam with the summer sound
Keep it laid back all day relaxing by the pool
The only rule to give back to your mind
Your body your spiritual self
By taking that stress and put it on the shelf
‘Cause when the night come we gon’ sing
We kicking jams for the century

Midnight hymn come into my life and take away the pain
You’ll never be the same midnight hymn

Once again I find a friend by my side
Backing me up on this hell of a ride
It’s a journey through the time and the space
A mission to listen at the heart of the place
I was drawn by the taste of a flavor so sweet
Fruits of the earth don’t ever retreat
‘Cause God’s hand is a powerful friend
I wanna thank the Lord for the midnight hymn
04. Alive & Breathing - Will Hauptle.
I woke up to the sunrise couldn’t stop yawning
Before the morning died I thought why did it come so soon
If I look outside I can still see the moon in the sky
Last night was quite the evening I don’t remember everything
But I do remember you the girl with the move

I’m alive and I’m breathing
But I wish that you were here with me giving up a little loving so sweet
I got so much to do so much to think about
I’m dying to see you again my mind is a mess
For you I’d caress the morning screaming
But don’t be believing a lie, I don’t want nobody to cry

On the road it’s hard to make a home
So hard to make it last, I gave my whole life to the tender mind
The sign said don’t do it but I’m already going through it
Said I’ve already gone down, I’ve already gone down woah
05. Lay Me Down - Will Hauptle.
How will I ever make it through the week
Dug my hole too deep to even sleep
Tonight I pray will revive me
Tonight I pray will lift me out this hole
Feel the rush from exhaustion
Want to give into the night
Hold a reason to continue
Sensing a presence of the light

Father lay me down to rest I need it my body’s aching
Father lay me down to rest my mind it needs escape
Father lay me down to put away the memory of today
Father lay me down now Father show the way

There you are come to save from all that I am under

Working long again I wake to labor on again
I shake shake shake shaking it off
My body works one two now three Lord I need your remedy
‘Cause nothing worth being is worth giving up
So stand by the doses you pour in your cup
They paint you they make you they taint you
From signs around we discover the truth
06. Peace - Will Hauptle.
This is more than a mission, I keep walking on the pavement with the same intent as before
It’s become a tradition, and I’m waking up to the same old singing bring into me

Oh- nana nanana- nana nanana- nanana, nanana, oh-

I will break superstition, sometimes you find that all those sayings never weigh at all
I’m holding a vision, and I hope it’s breaking through to you

Why do they always fade from view
At a time when ya need to look back on the things you knew
I’m doing all that I can to show you that I love you
And I hope you’ll understand

I love the ambition, to pursue the moment all alone I start to own it
Her flawless precision, is growing on me firm and no I’ll never turn
07. Do What You Love - Will Hauptle.
Do right everybody use your head - let’s get together we gonna that bread
Don’t fight everybody use your head - it’s alright yeah that’s what I said
Open your eyes and realize - gotta do what you love while you’re still ahead

Do what you love, I said do what you love
Gotta do what you love, oh woah

I can’t stop the music in my mind in my body in my soul let it grow yo let it flow
I’m another victim of the rhythm I’m digging the drums so hit ‘em and give it to ‘em
I’m so addicted its ridiculous I freestyle said my rhyme is inconspicuous dead serious
From the east to the west to the holiday inn from the dusk to the dawn we gon’ do it again
08. Rooftop Philosophy - Will Hauptle.
Please take a little time unwind and relax your mind
Expression is possession of the rhyme
A crime is invisible the feeling is mutual
The law’s gonna change man the dream is doable
When your soul is relevant the truth evident
Everyday’s begging peace from your residence
Take a load off Annie this is my philosophy

I’m sitting on the rooftop
Thinking ‘bout the world up high with the stars in the sky
My head going hip hop trying to pacify these thoughts of mine
I said we all need to learn how to let it be and mellow down easy

Can ya find a little time to climb up to cloud nine
Precision is a vision of the skyline
Our sign is positive divine is all of it
The world’s gonna change God is the real president
When my stress is a bellyflop I go rooftop I feel like a bull in a china shop
Way up here singing with the crowes under a midnight rainbow
09. Peace Out Loud - Will Hauptle.
So high on a musical wave remove my pain
In the month of May it’s a summertime thing
Life is kicking faster forward getting longer everyday
Now allow me to explain myself I feel real good
Sunlight is my health we’re all giving living breathing
Cool chilling by the pool I am gonna give it to you yeah

How we do is peace out loud

It’s not always essential but for some it’s the potential to move on in the world
So so special is a word to describe those of us in mind nature in the nick of time yeah
Everybody wanna be free dog, everybody wanna be a free soul
Everybody just need some free love say it loud say it proud y’all
010. Flow (instrumental) - Will Hauptle.
011. Skyhigh (bonus track) - Will Hauptle.
Skyhigh singing I’m skyhigh bringing my
A.K. funk down off the grapevine
I never stop moving with the music no
Still strumming on my six string bass line
All I want is for the world to look up
All we need is to fill our hearts up
All the clouds and all the sun’s love
Makes me want to stand and jump up

Skyhigh loving every single thing you do
Skyhigh let it all shine through
Skyhigh loving every single thing you say
Skyhigh having a good day having a good day

Skyhigh loving I’m skyhigh tugging my lonely girl into my world
She’s beautiful a little unusual kinda shy but oh so wonderful
All I want is for her to look up
All we need is to sink our hearts up
All the butterflies and all the bittersweet
Love damn it’s time to man up
12. Stealin' Can't Be Healin' (bonus track) - Will Hauptle.
She’d do it all over again like a remedy
I’m calling her my friend no no more enemy
I’d do it all over again between you and me
I’m feeling wonderful feeling wonderful this is freedom

The story of a girl crying out to the world
She never really cared until everything fell apart
Can’t understand no more conspiracies
The stealing can’t be healing y’all
The stealing can’t be healing y’all
But she slides on in like I’m in love like I’m in love

The stealing can’t be healing y’all