Samizdat Downtempotrodden

by Wayward Sun

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released July 11, 2018

Written, performed, and recorded by Scott Mitting. Mastered by R. Galbraith. Artwork by Peter Clarke. Special thanks to Jim Ballard. Released by Bottle Imp Productions. In association with TVLiFE Entertainment.


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experimental texture and rhythm electronic music by s.mitting

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Track Name: Quite the Conversation
Can't have no conversation we are being followed.
Come into the kitchen, gotta run that water.
Track Name: Seventh Directorate
One step, two step, starting on a play for your mind
but can't give the game away.
Look into the mirror, look around the corner,
everything is clear now, everything in focus.
Every fucking detail memorized with passion.
You're never gonna feel this, never gonna find out.

You lost the scent when I chose the change
to only talk to you through a cutout.

I'll get you in time.

The look upon your face shows I'm nothing but a shadow
in your mind.

The shuffle of your pace shows you'll never catch the signal
bide my time.

There's no turning back.
I'm not gonna stop til you make a mistake.

And you're making mistakes.

We are seeing things that we cannot unsee.
We only just the breeze we're just the rustling.
We are the something's there that we can never see.
Track Name: Kompromat
You did what you did
and we've done what we've done
when we saw what you did
and there's nowhere you can hide.

You feel what you feel
and we know what you feel
cuz you choose to reveal
to whomever you can confide.

You reap what you sow
and you sow what you know
but it's not what you know
it is how it affects your pride.

Now you know what you need
with a heart full of steam
and a head full of heros
all in for the cause
and the bridges you burn
while ignoring the flaws
we will get you to turn.

And that's when you learn
that we got what we need
but we're not what we seem
now there's blood on your hands
and there's mud on your knees.

Well you want what you want
and you got what you got
and you got what you want
but it's not what you thought.
Track Name: Active Measures
Track Name: This Revelation Will Not Be Televised
No matter how it feels
when you break it down
you need the heart the steal
everything you found.

No matter how you feel
when you're breaking down
you need a heart of steel.

Just look around.

Tired tattered tossed around and used
just like a ragdoll.
They fill your eyes with purpose
toward everything you ever wanted.

They'll look you square in the eye
and tell you everything is how it should be.
Don't matter what they say
as long as it feels so good.

They see you as a tool for their purpose,
another means to their end.
They're so attuned to the threads
of just how you care.

When you lay out all the pieces
of every little shred divulged
a clear patterned laid forth
right in front of you:

They're all lies.
Track Name: Cybersomatik
And I see you.
And I spun the web.

One by one the dominoes fall
exactly where I placed the pawns.
The lies I've spun give rise to riots
and now I own the whole of you.

Now I can find all the excuses
I need to satisfy my greed.

And I see you.

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