"Colors" was written to cheer up Jimmy's wife, thus lyrics like, "no more pictures of sad, cold loneliness, you told me to write happiness."
"Through My Life" is about a motorcycle ride in the night, an adrenaline release: "I feel the rush of wind, the cool night air, running through my life."
"I've Been Thinking" is an upbeat, Los Lonely Boys type of sound, the lyrics being about the stages of life.
"Cry It Out" is the title track, very rocking, a reviewer called it "spicy" and referenced Eric Mancilla's performance to be "with a latin-influenced guitar solo that would make Carlos Santana grin." Mike Parker, North Lake Travis Log
"Migrant Song" is about being away from home, and longing to return, to no avail...instead walking through an unknown door. The choris is sung by Eric in Spanish.
"Drifting Along" has a Celtic sound, building up excitement with the lead electric guitar, words are the viewpoint of an alien, predating on our life, our energy.
"Who's to Blame" was written after hurricane Katrina devastated New Orleans and surrounding areas, and is a commentary on the poorly conducted rescue efforts.
"Loner" is about a young man who hasn't found his way in life, and seeks to escape his reality by packing up his van and driving west.
"Running Over the Border" is a good country dance tune, telling of a love in Mexico that must be pursued despite "those Comancheros."
"One More Saturday Night" was written for a good old musician friend of Jimmy's that passed away, leaving him with the wish that he'd spent more time playing with him into the night, which was the last time he saw him.
"Downtown Bus" wraps it up, with a great sax performance by Steven Markus Bernstein.