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by Michael Guy Bowman

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Awake again Here in my bed Eyes staring up at the ceiling A breath of air Light in my window Heart still aglow with the feeling I was dreaming Another time, another place A strange and yet familiar face Buried deep within my bed I wade through memories in my head My sock's half on Hand in a book Finger is still on the chapter We both were there I told a joke I can't recall what came after Just your laughter Clock goes off across the room And time restarts and life resumes I rise to meet the coming day But someone's laughing far away
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Got It? 02:52
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Airwaves 03:02
Keep your eyes on the airwaves Don't look down if you don't want to fall Out here, ain't nobody dancing Up in the air you ain't nobody at all Keep your forward direction Look for signs of the enemy, enemy You're too far gone for protection I am a spaceship who's looking for love (yeah) Open your doors and shoot your missiles Blow away everybody you pass Just a bunch of peculiar people Looking for a party to crash Keep your back to the sunlight Keep your eyes on the rubber T-Rex Save your teardrops for later You're going to need them for the part that comes next Wake up trashed in the ocean Look for signs of the enemy, enemy These drones can feel emotion I am a spaceship who's looking for love (yeah) Open your doors and shoot your missiles Blow away everybody you pass Just a bunch of peculiar people Looking for a party to crash
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Mad Science 03:14
"Yes! This thunderstorm is just what I need to bring my creation life! LIFE!" Your career starts with a dream That becomes a brilliant scheme When you first acquire the rudimentary skills Soon you're turning lead to gold And making space's fabric fold And breathing life into the dead to get your thrills You may say it can't be done But baby, I am number one And the things that I can do Prove the facts I know are true! MAD SCIENCE We do it 'cause we can MAD SCIENCE It's all part of the plan MAD SCIENCE Yes, we have got the tools Consequence means nothing when you learn to break the rules "Steady, now. We wouldn't want to scare the poor creature. Look into its eyes; there's a light behind them. Yes! It's intelligent! It's learning! It's learning! Yes!" People first will be impressed They will call you a success Put your name on some important-sounding prize But when it starts to leave a scar They will say you've gone too far And they'll call your work a dirty pack of lies You may say my proofs are wrong You may say my tests are flawed You can shove it up your flask I'm too busy playing God! MAD SCIENCE We do it 'cause we can MAD SCIENCE It's all part of the plan MAD SCIENCE Yes, we have got the tools Consequence means nothing when you learn to break the rules Losing your patents to idiots in suits You run from the world and its trivial pursuits Living in exile with henchmen and minions Your work's too important for outside opinions In a castle far away You plot revenge throughout the day Putting touches on your horrid master plan Those tiny peons would not learn Which is why they'll have to burn Progress cannot wait upon the will of man You may say it can't be done But baby, I am number one And the things that I can do Prove the facts I know are true Don't pretend you're not intrigued You're as twisted as the rest You might mock me in the day But at night you are obsessed! MAD SCIENCE We do it 'cause we can MAD SCIENCE It's all part of the plan MAD SCIENCE Yes, we have got the tools Consequence means nothing when you learn to break the rules "Okay, back to work."
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Far Away 00:53
So far away Way out beyond No capsule you could swallow Could possibly compare To the one that swallows you And takes you through the air Hollow rockets filled with solid fuel Faster than the Earth can pull Body of the aether's night Takes you on your maiden flight!
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Gondwanaland 02:36
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Hidden from the naked eye Beyond the view of telescopes Behind the diamonds in the sky From where the oldest light elopes Nothing written in the waves The signal's clear, the picture's black Nothing standing in the way The anti-matter stares straight back Nothing to see but diamonds and diamonds and diamonds and diamonds and diamonds and diamonds and diamonds and diamonds Objects brighter than the sun Shift to red and fade away A universe built on the run Eclipsed so easily by the day Nothing written in the waves Event horizon, no return Nothing standing in the way Perhaps these things cannot be learned Nothing there but diamonds and diamonds and diamonds and diamonds and diamonds and diamonds and diamonds and diamonds
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Bandages 00:46
Colin Burns But he does not char The fire laps at his appendages Embers spurned Cannot leave a scar He is safe behind his Bandages The alias The other skin Who knows what can lie within The Bandages The Bandages
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I’ll pack a blanket, a handwoven basket Of red roses and wine Rest with me here on this bed made of grass And I’ll know, know that you’re mine In the cool of the evening the sound of your breathing Seems all that you dare need to say With incense and flowers, the minutes and hours Like fluttering leaves slip away The sky turns from blue to an orange to black With the slow passage of time We ought to be home, but you know that I’m yours And I know, know that you’re mine We will look to the skies with our twinkling eyes And we’ll write out our names in the stars Though it’s dark here on land, when we’re both holding hands All the lights up above will be ours
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Some bands only play in small bars Show up in their own cars Only just to pass time But my band always plays arenas You probably have seen us Playing at the half time Sequined soldiers of the football stands Killing our evenings in the marching band At every game we're in demand Our parents are our biggest fans As long as we're in marching band Some bands never really get big Only play a few gigs Not at all immersing But my band always goes to contest Cannot get a night's rest Always up rehearsing If the team keeps winning, wouldn't that be grand? Going to playoffs in the marching band Loading the equipment van Testing our attention span Oh why'd we join the marching band?
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Make it bounce Make it bounce Make it bounce
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When the moon is high and the night has fell They ride like demons out of hell But they're not demons, they are men Who send the demons back again Men of action, men of dreams Armed with guns and laser beams Hunting down all supernatural beings Explosion Force, they do it right! They drop the bomb and win the fight Riding in the Explosionmobile Fighting for justice and keeping it real Who will live and who will die? When the war is over, then you'll see why Explosion Force, they do it right! Roll call! Arthur, demolitions expert Felix, demolitions expert David, demolitions expert Bryan, who's also a demolitions expert YEAHHHHH Together fights this secret crew Sent from VASCU A secret cell of the FBI Sworn to make motherfuckers die Bad guys from the Cult of Scars They will find out where you are Where there's an ass to kick, they can't be far Explosion force, they do it right! You may bark, but they will bite Ghouls and goblins, you best beware You're no match, your ass is theirs Who will live and who will die? When the war is over, then you'll see why Explosion Force, they do it right!
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Polyominoes 03:56
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Slow Bay 02:41
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This Sunset 03:20
As I watch this sunset The enchantment of the long night descends around me Through the fading blue sky, stars arrive quietly And the chirps of crickets herald the golden hour The day is at an end And there are ten million things I'll have to do before I sleep In the morning, there will be ten million, yet still And then again, a sunset But in this moment The sun is not just some giant ball put there to make me feel small It is an old friend who I have known longer than anyone else And this evening, I am by its side to tuck it into bed In this moment I can feel only the grace of the world around me This calm, this light, this air, this body This sunset
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Awake again Here in my bed Eyes staring up at the ceiling A breath of air Light in my window Heart still aglow with the feeling I was dreaming Another time, another place A strange and yet familiar face Buried deep within my bed I wade through memories in my head My sock's half on Hand in a book Finger is still on the chapter We both were there I told a joke I can't recall what came after Just your laughter Clock goes off across the room And time restarts and life resumes I rise to meet the coming day But someone's laughing far away

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Commissions, novelty tracks, experiments in electronica from 2012-2016. Download features 10 bonus tracks.

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released July 19, 2016

Cover art by Hadron (hadronus.tumblr.com)

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