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When I started I was laughing.


I've, I've run away from every Internet fight that's been waged in my name.
And I forgive them slow
'cause I want them to know all the things that I know

That's quite enough of this feeling of being alive,
I guess I'll try something harmful to put in my mind.

Always hang onto your sins, they're what whistle through the hatch when your heart is unhinged.
There's a song, at the back of my throat, and I think it's the worst song that I ever wrote.

While you copy with broken fingers, their rule of thumb,
Well Christ could die a thousand times before my sins are done.
You're hurting your case with your reasons for acting so dumb.
How many times I must we be reminded the end's not yet begun?

But I was never as strong as I thought, I understandably will not just accept what I fought.
I'm an affiliate of all that you wrought, on the outskirts of the blossom in the bosom of our plot.

I was impossible to please, but I'll judge you with all that I've got,
from out here on the rocks.
And I'll bleed you with the disembodied claws of all the crawfish we'd caught.

I whisper, This is just a folk song, just a howl; just some story disemboweled on the cross of some stage.
And no these are just chords in decay, they're always just the same, the same thoughts rearranged.

I think this corduroy's hiding the dust that keeps shadowing me, (I keep feeling something).
Who's to blame, for the words all the same, for the laws of the game, and the build and the crash
on the minor and fade.

I was impossible to catch, cause I blend with the radio waves;
You can always see the brave.

I've been a stranger so long, it's a line from a folk song.


from If I'm Not Struck By Lightning, released May 1, 2017
Synths and Noises: Adam Hirsch

Recorded and Mixed at: Tiny Telephone Studios in San Francisco, CA
Audio and Mixing Engineer: Adam Hirsch
Mastering by: Jeff Lipton at Peerless Mastering, Inc.



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