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Bandcamp. If you've heard of it you'll know why we are using it! If you've not heard of it you'll thank us for telling you!

Can you imagine a website where bands can upload full resolution audio files (.aiff) and you can chose what type of format your download is, and there's a minimum of third party overheads reducing the band's income.

Imagine no more because that's what Bandcamp is. By starting with the highest possible quality source, they’re able to convert our tracks into a bunch of different format and quality combinations for you to listen to, including MP3 (320, VBR V0), Ogg Vorbis, Apple Lossless, FLAC and AAC (aka .m4a or iTunes store format)

You can see why we have chosen bandcamp as our supply partner for our downloads.

Having said that In the days of our demo recordings the facilities available to up-coming bands were rather basic compared to this century!

The demo tracks were mostly recorded on a cassette based "portastudio" or in some cases directly off the sound desk at gigs but this also imbues the tracks with a certain 'patina', which given their 30+ years age is quite fitting, so please understand that these are not modern recording studio quality. We're currently leaving the tracks open for streaming so you can hear what you are getting before buying!

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Ronnie

Ronnie Brown

As we grow older, we reflect on what has gone by and begin to recognise what has been important. There are memories of youth and vitality; and risk and adventure, but as the years go by, the bright lights that lit up our youth begin to fade. Friends begin to leave the stage one by one, until we are left alone.

 

There is a realisation that none of us have actually owned anything – even though the gathering of possessions and wealth will have dominated most of our effort and toil. We regret the things we did not have the courage to attempt and often look upon our achievements with contempt.

 

So, what endures at the end? When everything is weighed up, what has had dominion in our lives? The musical themes attempt to be majestic – in the way that life is.

 

Paul

Paul Mackie

“Love will have dominion” Indeed Ronnie.

 

Lyrical genius in my opinion, great melody and hopefully I did it justice.

 

 

 

 

Graeme

Graeme MurrayGraeme's comments coming soon.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Niall

Niall Matthewson

This is a Ronnie Brown composition and what it all means is best left to him to explain because I wont be able to do it justice.

 

If anybody saw the Youtube video of me recording the guitar solo, I apologise now as I was having a spinal tap moment (complete with violin). I also managed to use my trusty old E-bow on this one.

 

 

Colin

Colin FraserColin's comments coming soon.

 

 

 

 

 


Lyrics

 

Stand on the outside look from within

Yesterday's gone a new day begins

The rite of spring has gone with the wind

Nothing remains

Nothing to lose

Nothing to gain.    

Raise your arms

Reach for your dominion

Your heart 

Your soul

 

Love will have dominion over each and every thing

Love will build Jerusalem 

Love will have dominion 

 

We are cast in a play by an unknown hand

Riding the wave or lost in the sands

Then we leave the stage, one by one

Alone at the end when the play is done

 

A step in the river, the river of change

The ripple is carried away

Resist the tide of ideology

And turn the wheels of history

 

To live without

To dance alone 

To open your heart

And seek dominion

 

Love will have dominion over each and every thing

Love will build Jerusalem 

Love will have dominion 

 

Keep looking for a miracle 

Suddenly there's no time to kill

One step closer to the edge looking down

 

Losing sight of the guiding light 

Someone to lead us from wrong to right

Great is the mind that moves the hand

That writes the law that dominates man

 

Love will have dominion over each and every thing 

 

When youth has flown

From the fully grown

Saving the last dance

But everyone's gone

 

Love will have dominion

One voice

One song

One heart

One love 

 

Love will build Jerusalem

One voice

One song

One heart

One love

 

 

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Eclectic Electric Lyrics

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You walk into the room with an air of self-importance,
Strut around like you own the place.
Handing out opinions like some king without the wisdom.
You think your it, but you’re just a waste of space.

I don’t like to judge a book by its cover

 

BUT YOU’RE A CREEP, YES A CREEP!

 

You don’t who you hurt, or who you might offend
Oblivious to the consequences of your words
Your mouth moves and words come out but you don’t see a thing
You look, but you a just a fool.

I don’t like to judge a book by its cover

 

BUT YOU’RE A CREEP, YES A CREEP!

 

Ascension

 

I have a question, you have no answer,
I don’t need a reason, why I'm pulling the anchor
Adrift on the water, in a boat on a sea
I don’t know where I’m going; I don’t know where I’ve been
Is this the beginning, or is it the end
Will I rise up, or will I descend

 

Ascension
OHH OHH OHH OHH!
Ascension

 

There’s a horizon, at the end of the sea
There’s someone out there, is it you or is it me
I'm walking the shore line, will take my hand?
Burning turning earth is churning, its time to ascend

 

Ascension
OHH OHH OHH OHH!
Ascension

 

No time for reflection, in the eye of the storm
I look in the mirror, is it time to move on
There’s an oasis, at the end of the line
There’s a dream just out of reach, is it yours or is it mine

 

Ascension
OHH OHH OHH OHH!
Ascension

 

 

One step on


I feel like a cog in a broken machine
I've been living my life in another’s dream
I've tried so hard to be a better man
I had a plan but the plan was a sham.
One step forward going on
Two steps back, what’s going wrong?
Three steps more, I'm losing my charm
Four more back, can you hear the alarm?

 

Down..I'm falling down
spinning round
but the wheels keep on turning
found... I've lost my crown
going underground.
but the years keep on turning

 

Look at the world through my open eyes
all I see is greed, all I hear are lies.
I don't heed what the rulers say
Money makes them happy and it's us who pays
I'll keep fighting to the end
I'll never give up; I'll never give in
The finish line is up ahead
If the wheels stay on and I don’t lose my head

 

Down..I'm falling down
I'm spinning round
and the wheels keep on turning
gone...I've lost the song
now I'm going to ground
but the wheels keep on turning

 

One step two steps three and four
five step on and nevermore
six and seven and eight and nine
ten is all I'm drawing a line.

 

 

In This Broken World

 

When I look into your eyes, there’s darkness in the fire. 
You wear a golden mask, but there's tears behind the smile.
There’s more to this than meets the eye, in a world of twisted things.
It’s not hard to see the reasons why, what is, and what should have been.

 

I want to trust you, but it’s so hard to do.
You'll never give it up; you'll never let me in.
Behind the cool facade, you’re tearing us apart.
Your heart is made if steel, and the pain is all too real.

 

We're beginners, saints and sinners,
in this, game of losers and winners.
But we must strive, to survive,
and make a difference, in this broken world.

 

So how can I love you dear, when you’re pushing me away?
Your unreachable, untouchable, but you’ll let me in one day

 

I want to trust you, but it’s so hard to do.
You'll never give it up; you'll never let me in.
Behind the cool façade, your heart is made if steel,
and the pain is all too real.

 

We're beginners, saints and sinners
in this, game of, losers and winners.
But we must strive, to survive,
and make a difference, in this broken world.

 

 

Left It Behind

 

Ah, see how the mighty can fall
Your vision stated, convictions and all
Once more left my senses beguiled
Drawn to the answer that hides in your soul

Oh such a precious way, though I left it 
I still dream of truth every night, though I left it


Paint the sky and truth has happened

Keeps burning its way through my mind
You’re in confusion at the wink of an eye
This simply just ain’t worth my while
I left it behind

Oh such a beautiful way to wave with your so called love
I still dream of truth every night, though I left it


Paint the sky and truth has happened


You’ve got to take this higher
You’ve go to kick this higher
And on and on, and on and on,

I don’t want to go it alone