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The third full-length album. Retrospection and memory.

Available on vinyl, CD, or digital download.

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released July 15, 2016

Recorded by Kurt Ballou at GodCity Studio. Mastered by Alan Douches at West West Side Music.

Cover photo by Daniel Miccio.

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meek is murder Brooklyn, New York

music for troubled weirdos.

brooklyn whatevercore.

WAS out july 15, 2016. recorded at godcity.

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Track Name: Black Lung
lungs
bad words
gasp for air
one day i'll breathe
until then i'll never know
what was the point of being bored
i'm in on the reality
i know i'm getting old
bad days
wanting to touch gold
the edge of your duality
the hope for something more or less
still breathing
hate, fear
a weakness or a strength
a source of broken promises
what gets you through the day by day
out of the mold
build it piece by piece
don't be left out in the cold again
still breathing
black lung
Track Name: Flagship
no way out
from this place
we thought that we'd find a community
but there was nothing
nowhere to run
so we will ride
nothing
we won't be heard
until the day we close our mouths and listen
this flagship
no captain aboard
nothing
we won't be heard
until the day we close our mouths and listen
i've learned to look another way
i've learned to turn my cheek
a pattern of patience will consummate
that waypoint that we seek
Track Name: Hands Down
eat it up
every mistake
every bit every bite every flake
all the things that you left
they're all coming back
ease it off
rock the hammer back
clear your mind
and throw your weapon in the trash
you'll be fine
just don't waste your time
unpack
call back
lay your hands down
roll back, go back to the start
no fate
always making
we'll get some rest when we are dead
roll back, go back to the start
Track Name: The Same Mistakes
i want to tell you about what i know
it's nothing really, actually i don't know anything
what if i told you about what i've seen
my eyes were open but i couldn't focus anyway
knowing what i know now then
would change fuck all
i want to make the same mistakes again
so what can we show from doing all of this
some broken parts and some things we lost and used to miss
a sacrifice, but what we gained was what again
knowing what i know now then
would change fuck all
i kind of want to make the same mistakes again
now i know knowing what i know now then,
changed fuck all,
let's make some more mistakes
Track Name: We're Only Ghosts
desperate for tomorrow
begging for a place to breathe
never welcome
never home
going under and time is forgetting
and we wonder if we'll wander forever
so we hope for new days
let them out
when you see us we're already dead
when you see us we're ghosts
going under and time is forgetting
and we wonder if we'll wander forever
so we hope for new days
let them out
when you see us we're already dead
we're only ghosts
you share your hatred
won't share your home
you share your failures
we share our hope
Track Name: Crows by the Bay
crows by the bay
it's okay
superier but hollow
gold, better days
nothing stays
the pattern is to follow
o the sun beats down
to the ground
on the necks of immigrants
o the heart beats on
on and on
the pace is medicine
crows by the bay
things won't change
until you change them
o the sun beats down
to the ground
on the necks of immigrants
o the heart beats on
on and on
the pace is medicine
though the seasons change
we remain
always searching
Track Name: Worth
your last days
a fast pace
but nothing was worth the time
about face
you turn and you run for your life
on your own
your best days
ahead and all in due time
ride the storm
you'll be saved
the waves are your truth
be free
now
Track Name: A Prison, A Life Raft
when we were alone and all the answers were awake
all the trouble was still worth the time it took for us to take
and the only thing to stop us was the threat of someone else
because whoever could have guessed your greatest enemy was yourself
but we loved the ride
nothing could prepare us for what we could see
we set the bar aside so that the future wasn't low or high
the joy and fear of not knowing where you were
was a prison and a life raft
and the only thing that mattered was we loved the ride
Track Name: Save Your Voice
making out distant figures
so you're breaking out of your head
and you state your best intentions
burn your bed
that's enough sleep
you'll be back there when you're dead
only run, don't you drag your feet
so catch your breath but
don't save your voice for me
don't save your voice for anyone
Track Name: Full Hearts, Empty Rooms
a setting apart
forgetting the winter sun
regretting your blame
and letting your pain control
the prices you pay
devices of misery
for vices of hate
or letting some fate take hold
manufacturing your own cell
no light
no escape
a prison of mind
a vision of apathy
you're so safe
always not letting go
just go with the flow of the rhine
o the places you've never seen
because you won't leave home
i just hope that you wait for me
i'm leaving soon
manufacturing your own cell
no light
no escape
these walls are funny
pack your bag
rise
say goodbye to an empty room
look to the moon
always, we'll be watching at the same time
Track Name: Was
tear your arms out building
burn your eyes out watching
until the sun sets
everything was gone
Track Name: Victims and Builders
victims
builders
progress leaves a wake
we sink
only infant eyes see the sky
only the humble think
speak up
owners draw the lines
skeptics find their peace
in crossing them
lovers lead the blind
following their pain, emptiness
to make amends
for all the things i never said
and all the subtleties that never left my book of theories
i never made a starring role
because every time a camera rolls
my throat is dry
my feet get cold
my knees are weak
and my arms fold
i'm not sure if it is for me
but i can't stop from wondering
about the possibilities
of being more than in a background scene
or saying something with meaning
so onward towards a red horizon
i don't know i'll ever find it
i hope to say at least i tried
so maybe i can sleep at night
i don't want to be a victim
i don't want to say i'm bored
but i can't say i'm still browsing
and i can't say that i'm sold
just because it's over doesn't mean it can't begin
we've all been here before and we would gladly do it all again
onward