I Did it for the Sound


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Recorded in the heat of summer @ Be Yourself Inc.
Released on Solid Melts Records (SM29)


released January 5, 2015

Mixed and Mastered by Drew M. Gibson @ Burritos West
Summer 2014



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Track Name: Oubliette
Down we go again
into the endless pit now.
Although you were my friend
when you reached out to my hand
darkness came and swallowed everything.

Through the black of night
the rust and root seethe terror
In cavernous labyrinths blight
a sepulcher forgotten
that's my home I'll be up late.
Track Name: Robot Sufari
Voluntary Human Extinction
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Surrender to reason
Do it for the plants
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Track Name: I Did It for the Sound
I really made it
I went all the way
Gargling my teeth
Blood in my eyes
I licked the floor
I lost most of my memory
I did it for the sound
Now I don't hear so well

It doesn't matter how fucked up you are
It was bound to happen
If things aren't going right don't be upset
They were wrong to begin with

Don't go to college
Don't get a career
Chew broken glass
Get the fuck over it
Track Name: Photocopy Memory
Every time you try to remember
you make a copy of a copy of a copy of a copy
Separating yourself even further from the original context
In a futile attempt to return, you find yourself surrounded by grey area
What was once a crystal clear snap shot of a point in time-space has become fouled by your own mind.
Photocopy Memory
Track Name: Dogs (Lick My Face)
This is a song for the dogs...
What follows is a list of my favorite dog breeds.
Track Name: I Woke Up With The Sun
Somewhere in a landfill
there's a flower that grows in
rancid garbage juice

In the darkness of space
the planets keep on spinning
they're totally indifferent to you

Things are funny, but they aren't
don't think about it too much
you'll be a glutton for confusion.

I like the guitar
I can't fix anything with it
but that's okay

Thinking about time
in a hundred years
most the things I care about
won't matter anymore.

So much joy
so much sorrow
living can be a
major bummer

I woke up with the sun
it felt good and that's all I need anymore.