a quiet state

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The newest release, a quiet state takes the listener deep into a dystopian reality mixed with love, submission, anger and resignation. J.Prost and T.Smith expand and evolve the sounds from the last three releases into an album of lush vocoded melodies, rich epic choruses, and building soundscapes. T.Smiths lyrics explore the human condition and the balance between individuality and interdependency (see lyrics below).

Recorded & mixed 2002-2013 at N.U.M Factory

Credit

Artwork / Photography – j.prost
Model – jojo
Sounds / Effects – j.prost
Sounds / Vocals – t.smith


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Track List

[1] induction – guest artist Roland – spoken word
[2] anguish – guest artist N.Dibs – guitar
[3] waiting to make you real
[4] drive by anarchist
[5] for the last time
[6] love like pesticide
[7] controlled bleeding – guest artist S.Payne – programming
[8] sunsets our death
[9] train like circus
[10] no way back
[11] a quiet state

Lyrics

[2. anguish] give me all my answers – take it take it – show me all my visions – break it break it – something tells me not to give a shit about this life – something has a hold on me it won’t let go until i die – what have i done – what have i done – what have i done – what – i wish i had another face so i could look like a movie star – i wish i had four more lives so i can see another life – rearrange – my breathing stops – fall too far i feel no pain – rearrange – my breathing stops fall too far i feel no pain
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[3. waiting to make you real] life like water runs – life like water runs – signs staring my face – something went wrong – something went wrong – one million strong and standing still – one million strong and standing still – entertain me – entertain me – entertain me – push talk down – black it out – let it out – black it out – entertain me – white noise drowns – white noise drowns – i have the right – i have the right – waiting two hours long – waiting to make you real again – entertain me – entertain me – entertain me
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[4. drive by anarchist] drive by anarchist – hunting high and low – forgiveness – relinquish all hope – not an option to be bothered with – feel the burn inside my head – its my turn – i’m not dead – my ever dess brings me closer to the point of no return – something tells me don’t go in – i breathe the fumes of my skin – of my sin – something tells me don’t go in – i breathe the fumes of my skin – of my skin – I can take you down – I can take you down – I can take you down – I can take you down – love me for what i’m not – tragedy lost in one shot – all my hope is gone – all my hope is gone – love me for what i’m not – tragedy lost in one shot – all my hope is gone – all my hope is gone – i can take you down – i can take you down  – i can take you down – i can take you down
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[5. for the last time] bring it back – not as false – and in line – and smiling – bring that told me that you can see – look at the sun for the last time – for the last time – look at the sun for the last time – for the last time – feed your facts – not all my tall pill – something your fill – mother fucking noname your life is full – feed me your rules your such a fool – feed me your rules your such a fool – feed me your rules your such a fool – nastier- nastier – feed me your rules your such a fool – feed me your rules your such a fool – feed me your rules your such a fool feed me your rules your such a fool – look at the sun for the last time – for the last time – look at the sun for the last time – i’m fucking up two – nasty err – i’m fucking for two – nasty err – i’m fucking up two – nasty err – look at the sun for the last time – for the last time – look at the sun for the last time – for the last time
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[6. love like pesticide] i have the rain in my face – streaming down black as dirt – sometimes we feel no rain – they survey the blood of the rest – looking down at the dirt – look at them all – sick and tired – i searched a million miles for you – tell me you will never die – till the end of time – tell me you will always be mine – my love is like a pesticide – tell me you will never die – till the end of time – tell me you will always be mine – my love is like a pesticide – when the world comes crashing down – will you be there for me – will you wipe the blood away – will you wipe the blood away – will you wipe the blood away from my bleeding face – when it all comes crashing down will you be there for me – will you wipe my bleeding face – hold my hand when the sun sets – take my life so i feel no pain – you turn away take my life so i feel no pain – tell me you will never die – till the end of time – tell me you will always be mine – my love is like a pesticide
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[7. controlled bleeding] i feel fine
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[9.train like circus] train like circus – fool talk tough – back it up – back it up – back it up – back it up – no – back it up – back it up – back it up – back it up
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[10. no way back] black blood drained away failing apart failing somebodies face is frozen inside a simple knowing forever knowing someone finds me torn apart – someone finds me torn apart – someone finds me torn apart  – someone finds me torn apart – of a … together forever dead again how many times again – somebody save me from my self – its gone away forever dead – away – we can’t turn away – never – better than before self sustained self sustained refrained no change but rearranged – i have no way back – i touched the sun – i say hello – together forever dead again – branded grey turned away – disintegrate upon completion – to many emotions consumption disregarding training away i have one more to kill i can’t stand i have to kill i have one more to kill i can’t stand i have to kill we have a job – i have to kill you – i have to kill you – i have to kill you – i have to kill you – i’ve no way back – no way back – all i feel all i see everything said everyone – all i feel all i see every thing said everyone – sacred beyond comprehension – surround your mind with you
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[11. a quiet state] give it to me – take it from me – slow it down – slow it down – give it to me – take it from me – i think to much – i think i think enough – i think i think to much – i want more – hold on – bring it up – everything is the same