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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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Paul

Paul Mackie

A natural progression from “Winter is Coming”. A break down in society is in the air and so many people are walking around in their own digital worlds so much so that in my home town a man collapsed and died in a very public place, his 10 year old son was begging for help and no one bothered to help.

 

Too sad.. Lets not step over a dying man cause your facebook alert keeps beeping on you phone. So many people aspiring to be rich, aspiring to be the type of people who would “dine from your children’s shrinking bowl”  

 

Time for a new life..


Graeme

Graeme MurrayGraeme's comments coming soon.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Niall

Niall Matthewson

I think Graeme brought this one to the table and I must say that I have a real soft spot for this one. I love the groove of it and the dark brooding under current.

 

I also really love the lyrics and as far as I remember, everybody contributed at least one line to it. I know its probably not to everybodies taste but I wanted the dirtiest grittiest guitar sound I could get for this. It seemed right for the subject matter.

 

 

 

Colin

Colin FraserColin's comments coming soon.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Ronnie

Ronnie BrownWake up Call slithers on its belly like a hungry snake!  The lyrics, the rhythm and the colour of the sound fuse together seamlessly. This track is an essential part of the whole.

 

 

 

 


Lyrics

 

Broken dreams

Broken promises

Broken families 

Broken people 

Broken politics 

Broken cities  

Broken everything

Broken

 

Slither on your belly like a hungry snake 

Living on your wits means to an end

Tricky hungry cannibals, feeding on the meek  

Gorging on the patience of souls and friends 

 

This dream is not your dream at all 

It's scary and its dark 

Your silken sheets won’t keep you warm at all

Think about the man who wears a sleeping bag tonight

When he smiles and says this is your wake up call

 

Time for a wake up call

We fight or face a fall

Time for your wake up call

And would die for us all

 

Broken hearts, broken minds 

Broken dignity, broken people

Broken love broken majesty

Broken everything,  

Broken

 

Illuminati swill a melchizedek of champagne

And dining from your children's shrinking bowl

Were’e all in this together 

Or that’s how their story goes

Now shut your face and crawl back in your hole

 

Your dream is not your dream at all 

It's scary and its dark

No sense of shame about them none at all

Light another cigarette and turn the Tv on 

If you listen you will hear the wake up call

 

Time for a wake up call.

We fight or face a fall

Time for your wake up call

And would die for us all

 

 

 

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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