Strata

by Slim Charles

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This is the first single off the first Slim Charles album (coming September 2014)

lyrics

this time it’s cornered
this time will fly
I try to feel her with my eyes
now that they've killed it
I’ll find the time
they’re standing outside when I arrive
but I’m sure that what you were told carbonates in the mouth
fate is always afraid of chance running it down
coronate what’s to be in a box with your name
open it wide to see how far it could reign
clouds break; the outside revolving
collecting a silence, a full stop, a wait
expecting to breathe
thought we might listen for a change
the patchworks I knew were barely stitched
fraying to pieces and marked by my confidence
and I know that what you were told hasn’t hit you for now
feel complacent to be the skin that’s pulled from your mouth
on the outside it’s me until it blisters away
generations to be in a box with your name
this is important
can we have a word and not be inclined to make truth a piece of the whole,
but rather the start?
your inclination is to(o)

credits

released 15 May 2014
Artwork by Evan Cohen (evanmcohen.com)
All engineering/mixing/mastering by Eric Castillo (www.ericcastilloproductions.com)

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