Martyrs (Edited Version)

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    Released on Loves In Heat Records. Dubbed in real-time. Contains full color inserts, lyric sheet, and download card.

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MARTYRS praise dead gospel i'm not so hostile as i used to be i only hate the god you claim to be one drenched arrow wasted marrow dripping from the tip chugging 40s that you tried to sip why can't we admit we're wired to submit our resignations to attack the landlocked nations i am my own doctor despise the helicopter that spies from the sky telling strangers that you want to die from a self-inflicted knife wound die in a cubicle adjacent to what used to be a forest now a well dressed tourist contemplates his epitaph imploring us not to laugh at all his current indiscretions while a busload full of hessians ignites the desert air protesting their careless existence infantile resistance beats a foolish consistence see what they mean don't be what they dream quit selling the suck off and tell him to fuck off and die like a million martyrs die like a million martyrs before him


from Cough Syrup Coffins, released February 6, 2013



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Hermit Convention Santa Cruz, California

Weaving together a pastiche of lyrical snapshots consisting of past memories and drunken recollections, Hermit Convention may come off as purposefully obscure. However, it's a criticism that is muted upon repeat listens, as Craig Prentice's true genius lies in crafting songs that are built like forests. It's easy to see why those who don't get it are really just aiming for the trees. -Lee Bedrouni ... more

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