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Riots are all the rage

I got all dolled up in my Monday best
Then went to town on my opinion piece of shit
Been inarticulate since I learned to speak
But I know a good nerve when I hit one

Stirring bad blood until it sets the stage
Impale this smug face upon a masthead

Riots are all the rage

Are you sitting comfortably?
Then we’ll begin
the rape and the pillaging

Blood sucking pays better
Built on the backs
A padded cell; a prison still

Blood sucking tastes better
We are nothing if not consequences
Just a series of compromises

We’ll shoulder all of the lies to excavate oceans beneath your feet
I hope your swan dive finds you in seething waters
I hope that the waves take you for
every
thing
you
bought
and
stole
every
thing
you
are

A mischief of rats
A parliament of thieves

We’ll break our own bones
To build ourselves in new forms
This is the path
of most resistance
So bring it on

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from OUROBOROS, track released August 16, 2019

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The Beginning and the End UK

The Beginning and the End is a collaboration between Jamie Fraser (ex Jim Fear) and Matt Jones (ex Valfader).

Inspired by bands such as ISIS, Rosetta, Tool, NIN, Mogwai, Oceansize and The Smashing Pumpkins, the duo have created songs that are sprawling, haunting, intense and introspective.
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