Misery - Random acts of meaningless joy


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Music & lyrics by Misery.
Title from Sarah Kane's Crave .
Recorded in November & December 2018.
Mixed & mastered by Thomas Bel in January 2019 .
Photographs by Thomas Bel. Hall photograph by N13 .
Artwork & layout by Anna M.

Limited edition of 92 handnumbered copies only.
Distant Voices / DV039
All Rights Reserved © Distant Voices 2019.


released February 26, 2019


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Track Name: Intentions
see me break
fever is running along my neck
days are pale
the night i break

see me inhale
falling shades
in this plain night
the pain i thought was a mistake

i will clean myself
in this dirty water
i will cleanse my soul
in this filthy weather
Track Name: Entreat
pain is closer than they think
rain is heavier than they feel
i could have died for your smile
i could have killed for your eyes

i've put all my strength
in destroying myself
is this the time to give up ?
is this the right time to lighten up ?

grey in every breath
only one second left
your ghost in every cry
only one moment to try

i will put all my faith
in displaying my darkness
is there a time to recover ?
will there be a time to face the terror ?
Track Name: Ambitions
suffer for everything
suffer for nothing
you dream for anything better than this

bleed in the evening
cry in the morning
you wish for something better than me

promises will be broken
memories will be taken
maybe one day you will deliver yourself
from this dying river

nights will be forgotten
lies will be forgiven
if only you would understand
Track Name: Reliance
the june rain heals the pain
escape for one day
soften life they say

the november days increase the pain
everything is the same
nothing will ever be the same again
Track Name: Almost
a soul unleashed
violent words to teach
if i smile please call someone
i'm almost already there when they speak
if i die please don't tell anyone

and when i've told you the worst
the lowest shame for me to reach
if only i have said the right words
the reason why i can't breathe

oh the things i cannot say
lend me your heart to lead my scars
the emptiness i can't not pray
i am almost ready for the final start
Track Name: Distrust
you said you won't let me down
but now i know that was just a sound
as my heart is tearing apart
and my eyes are full of that night

so i have to carry on without a sign
so i try to live on to find a light

you promised me not to let me drown
i wasn't fucked up until i've been around
you can't explain why i said goodbye
but tell them i'll be alright

so i have to carry on within the sighs
so i try to live on to redefine the light

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