by Despite Exile

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released May 15, 2012

Music written by Despite Exile
Recorded, mixed & mastered by Marco Badini @ TheGrooveFactory Studio
Artwork by Jacopo Schiavo



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Despite Exile Milan, Italy

Five guys playing heavy music.


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Track Name: Oscillate
I see a glimmer, nothing but blurry edges.
I see a way out, but I cannot take it.

And there I am, head bowed, praying on my knees
at the white ceramic altar, sacred,
pledged to keep within the soul at least,
the headache will tell if I did.

First and last of my kind/
proud and pointless.
The confession of a madman/
sincere and unheard.
A dusty puppet handled by the ghosts.

We're all tightrope walkers
above our personal ravine
will i fall? am I falling yet?
so thanks for this defective wings I have.
will I fall? Am i falling yet?
so thanks for this defective wings I have.

We all have an own pain therapy, no exceptions.
You're not different enough to judge.
You're none to judge.

I'll find fake and temporary relief, just to sink again.
And like the tide, I'll swing and balance,
for the same reason of being.
As the tide.
Track Name: Perfection Neutralized
Time to wake the wake the fuck up
Days spent in darkness
If only we could paint over the pas a new future
Leave the questions behind
Close your eyes and witness the dark part of your being
Where all the shadows are hiding
Open your arms to eternal damnation
Searching for something that doesn't exist
Here we all feel alive
Here we all see wonders surround us
We are slaves to ourselves
All these lights got us blind
Release the demon hiding beneath your skin
And when all hope is gone
And every door seems locked
You have to force your way through
It has begun
Dry the tears from your eyes
We can only see as far as we think
The horizon falls
The sky and the sea becomes one
No more limits for you
Now you can fly
Perfection neutralized
Track Name: Mechanical
Mesmerize me with your chant
Kill me with your voice
I'll fall as everyone
I'll be the first to rise in torment

Fingers glide on me
so real they seem to sink
into this skin of mine
and vanish within
blessed be the poison that runs through my veins

I am back from depths
I can hear the scream of this world
Why don't you make your own move?

Staring at this wall
Carrying the screams of them all
Standing in balance
Out and away

Reset your eyes
Erase your mind

You are the plague that infests your own flesh
Realize it will never be the same again

Reset you eyes
Erase your mind

Running away from a place where everyone is exiled
Trapped in their week mind, hampered by stereotypes
We are our own obstacle

The hidden daylight above the laden clouds
glare of gray, chew and spat
in a far and cold desert

The dying rain carves on my face
thousand names of thousand victims

Make your own move
Become a machine

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