Death

by Failed States

/
  • Streaming + Download

    Includes unlimited streaming via the free Bandcamp app, plus high-quality download in MP3, FLAC and more.

      $7 CAD  or more

     

1.
03:22
2.
01:33
3.
01:20
4.
02:33
5.
6.
02:19

credits

released December 14, 2014

tags

license

all rights reserved

about

Failed States regina, Saskatchewan

Failed States formed in the frozen prairies of Canada in January 2008. Started as an outlet to release their aggression and political views on the world, Failed States quickly became a home town staple. With several music styles and lineup changes throughout the years, Failed States are back stronger than ever. ... more

contact / help

Contact Failed States

Streaming and
Download help

Redeem code

Track Name: Stay Weird
Always stay weird. Forget all the bullshit. Let your flag fly. Forever be strange. Forget all the bullshit. Always stay weird. This song is for the freaks and duds. The skids and punks. The junkies and drunk. The ephemeral highs and the acid drops. The dancers and the thinkers. I won't be a Norm and Norma with a fancy car and a house in the burbs. I'll live amongst the forgotten people across the rail road tracks in a run down shack. Always stay weird with me. Forget all the bullshit. Let your freak flag fly high. Forever be strange with me. Always stay weird with me. I don't belong in the abject world. In a boring life, with a job I hate. I'm a freak and I'll keep it that way, fill my lungs with art and my ears with song. I scream of love and I scream of lust for a room of friends just as weird as me. I'm a freak and I'll keep it that way, fill my lungs with art and my ears with song.
Track Name: One Love
The arguments you make are not arguments at all. the sanctity of marriage was ruined on its own. To disallow another the rights that you are given is to place yourself above on a pedestal you have driven. To you who do not tolerate, I will coldly breathe. Into your eyes I seek some light but only darkness see. You pray and pray in Jesus name but silence you will hear. For if he ever speaks to you his answer you will fear. To all the countries in the world who discriminate on those who love. Take a look at your institutions and you will see that they are flawed. For if the lord was our saviour, and I assure you he is not. He would look coldly down on you and give you eternity to rot.
Track Name: Death
Time to face my fears, I'm running out my years. Better live it out before I'm in the ground. The only truth I know is running through my veins. The sand is pouring out and it's heavy on my brain. Death will come to me and death will come to you. Death will come to me and death will come to all of us.
Track Name: Leeches
You cry and you weep that your life is so cheap, that you always feel so alone. But you take and you take and you never give back to the world that built you a home. Iv'e seen men with no legs hold down two or more jobs, while raising three kids on their own. But you sit idly by, watch the world pass you by and you open your hands for the dole. Skinned knees and stubbed toes, broken backs and heart attacks. Touch your toes and count to ten, bed ridden and death bound. Three meals a day and Mom's house, food banks and skid row. I understand that the world gets you down and I know that feeling of old. But to take from another, the milk of their mother, is a guilt to loathe in cold. As I sit and I ponder at the lack of your candour, I'd like to learn you anew. But your self righteous nature and your magical pastures will always obscure your view. You cry and you weep that your life is so cheap, that you always feel so alone. But you take and you take and you never give back to the world that built you a home. So pick up a spade and pick up a shovel and put some metal to bone. And dig you a grave of ill gotten wealth and bury yourself on a throne.
Track Name: Sweet Delight 2
Lyrics taken from the Auguries of Innocence by the poet William Blake.