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Punk​-​Rock Messed You Up, Kid! EP

by Swain

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“High school messed you up, kid” “Parents messed you up.” “Drugs messed you up, kid” “Punk-rock messed you up.” Feel just fine, with this past of mine. Punch my guts, grow me a spine. “Love messed you up, kid” “Expectations messed you up.” “Your wits messed you up, kid" “Punk-rock messed you up.”
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Occupy myself with the thought I'm doing well. Smile at every child who's young enough to tell. Instigate the others while I cover up my flaws. Our apathy will tear us apart. It's senseless. Too bored to be with people, too alone to never try. Disappointment is the reason that I cover up and hide. Take another stab at getting through to me. The pain is not the thing that scares, it's what they want from me. It's senseless. Take a stone. Hit me 'till I break my bones. Cover me in blood. Make me feel at home. Burn my soul. Spread its ashes on the floor. Take me for a fool. Push me through the door. Some are born in glitter. Some are born in gold. Some are born magnificent. But I was born too old. A vision just obstructs you when a brain gets in the way. Authenticity’s a problem if you think twice about what you say. It's senseless.

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released June 20, 2016

Produced by Swain and J. Robbins
Recorded at the Magpie Cage Studio in Baltimore, MD, by J. Robbins
Assistant engineer: Matt Redenbo
Mastered by Dan Coutant at Sun Room Audio

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