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Punk​-​Rock Messed You Up, Kid! EP

by Swain

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Sander Mangelschots It did.
Xoxo Favorite track: Punk-Rock Messed You Up, Kid!.
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Elphus I'm not sure how the change from Heavy Dancing came to this. It's so vast. It is wonderful, and as much as I love what I used to know, I am still excited to see what else Swain can do. Listen. You won't be disappointed.
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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.”
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.


Out on End Hits Records now.


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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