always already

by Kinky Machine

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    releases September 1, 2017

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releases September 1, 2017

produced by kinky machine
ethan kennedy plays guitar and sings
sam pankey plays bass
matthew muehling plays guitar
jeff olson plays drums
everyone plays keys sometimes
blair robbins made the cover art
some engineering by adrian quesada at level one sound



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Track Name: one for sagan
as the seas swelled up in the heart of town
we lit out on our rafts from the roof
and our pale blue dot faded paler still
and we starved on the bones of the truth
that we saw this happen to venus too
she got caught in a race you can't win
with a nervous laugh in the face of death
we hoped he was our friend

if the stars were shining you wouldn't know
we live under a permanent cloud
its amazing the way we adjust to the dark
if we have a chance it is now, it is here
earth is where we make our stand

burn the blood of the earth for fuel
overthrow those who stand in your way
when you live with a contradiction
you need fiction to make it okay
Track Name: rumble
love aimed at me like a loaded gun
i was overcome
gave up and gained my life at one time
hushed by lilac wine

heavy notions rumble the crown of my skull as we sleep
curl like a wave and crash over me
stand me up straight and let me see
all that ever was waiting for me

don't look down, just look straight ahead
leave the bed unmade
time lapse trails turn forever on its side
let's open the way

over and over, i see your name in a recurring dream
each time i do, it's like music to me
and i sit up and start to sing
all i want to find, waiting for me
Track Name: the wheel
you ball so bright that we disappear
just like stars in the city glare
you are casually blind

you crank the wheel but it does not go
is your failure real or just for show?
who can say you didn't try?

hard to make sense of this
hard to know if truth is bliss
what kind of world do we want to make?
are we gonna try to get born tonight?
can we use a song to make things right?