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1.
Devil's In The Details The Devil’s in the details, the Devil’s in our sails, the Devil’s in the details, the Devil’s in our sails. She dominates deities, she gets ‘em down on their knees, she dominates deities, she gets ‘em down on their knees. Don’t you know his name, don’t you know he’s tamed, don’t you know his name, don’t you know he's been tamed by you yeah. Flowers die in his wake, but you make him quake, flowers die in his wake, but you make him shake. She dominates deities, she gets ‘em down on their knees, she dominates deities, she gets ‘em down on their knees Don’t you know his name, don’t you know he’s tamed, don’t you know his name, don’t you know he's been tamed by you, yeah. The Devil’s in the details, the Devil’s in our sails, the Devil’s in the details, the Devil’s in our sails. She dominates deities, she gets ‘em down on their knees, she dominates deities, she gets ‘em down on their knees. Don’t you know his name, don’t you know he’s tamed, don’t you know his name, don’t you know he's been tamed by you, yeah.
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Don’t go to bed, don’t fall asleep Don’t go to bed, in your head We are rats asleep, rats asleep in space Don’t fall asleep, don’t go to bed Don’t fall asleep, don’t go to bed In your head, in your head, in your head You will survive, you will survive You will survive, You will survive, you will survive You will survive, my SONGBIRD Break all our hearts, break all our wings Break all our hearts, break all our wings He will get in, She will get in, They will get in You will survive, you will survive You will survive, You will survive, you will survive You will survive, my SONGBIRD I am a beastie, and you are my little girl You are a beastie, and I am your little girl Don’t go to bed, don’t fall asleep Don’t go to bed, in your head She will get in, He will get in, They will get in Don’t fall asleep, don’t go to bed Don’t fall asleep, don’t go to bed In your head, in your head, in your head You will survive, you will survive You will survive, You will survive, you will survive You will survive, my SONGBIRD
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Baba Yaga 04:16
She lives in the woods, in the woods by the tree Her house runs along on chicken feet Babies stray from Mommas' side Baba Yaga pick ‘em up and say goodbye Baba Yaga swallowed our bones Baba Yaga swallowed our souls Baba Yaga swallowed our bones Baba Yaga swallowed our souls She lives in the woods, in the woods by the tree Her house runs along on four chicken feet Babies stray from Mommas' side Baba Yaga pick ’em up and say goodbye Baba Yaga swallowed our souls Baba Yaga swallowed our bones Baba Yaga swallowed our souls Baba Yaga swallowed our bones She lives in the woods, in the woods by the tree Her house runs along on four chicken feet Babies stray from Mommas' side Baba Yaga pick ’em up and say goodbye Baba Yaga swallowed our souls Baba Yaga swallowed our bones Baba Yaga swallowed our souls Baba Yaga swallowed our bones
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Pornival 04:12
You are Exactly where you wanted it to be Exactly where you asked for them to stay You hold awake you make the stones collide Today oh my black hole empress won't you stay Sync with my wooden heart, oh not today march into the sun and we will fade away Away Away Away And you've heard! The city scream like brontosaurs her bathtub is full of blood and oil a riot baton singing songs, singing us home tonight home tonight You are Exactly where you wanted it to end Exactly where you saw the story bend you are you know, you are you know It's always been Oh my black hole empress Oh why won't you sync to this oh why won’t you sync on to us to our wooden heart before it twists and rips apart
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And then the Soldiers came they were so different, so strange their wills And then the Soldiers that came took us away...... Where the sky ain't blue It's too late, we're burned at the stake It's too late, we are burned in your fire And then the censors came they were so different, so strange their will And then the censors that came took us away.... When the sky ain't blue It's too late we've all been burned at the stake It's too late, we are burned in your fire And then the Soldiers came they were so different, so strange their will And then the Soldiers came took us away... Where the sky ain't blue It's too late, we've all been burned at the stake It's too late We are burned
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I love the way, you, sway Back and forth, to me Like you We’re cursed to be, part of a human, sea I love the days gone by Poetry broke and on fire Nuclear love, soaked desire You are You are You are You are I love the way, you, sway Back and forth, to me, Like you We’re cursed to be, part of a human, sea I love the day turn to rust All of the children to dust And with a Radioactive brush They’re swept away They’re swept away They’re swept away They’re swept away They’re swept away I love the way, you, sway Back and forth, to me Like you were cursed to be, part of a human, sea I Love The Way
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Walls 04:25
Gunshot – it’s so close It’s better off sawed off in the end Gunshot – it’s so close we're better off sawed off in the end Gunshot – it’s so close It’s better off sawed off in the end Moonshot - we’re so lost We’re better off crackpots in the bend She don’t She don’t mind These walls these chains She don’t She don’t mind These walls these chains Boycott your cracked heart It’s better off bloodshot in the end Ink blots & tea pots Better off cracked up in the end She don’t She don’t mind These walls these chains She don’t She don’t mind These walls these chains Gunshot – it’s so close It’s better off sawed off in the end Moonshot - we’re so lost We’re better off crackpots in the bend She don’t She don’t mind These walls these chains She don’t She don’t mind These walls these chains She don’t She don’t mind These walls these chains She don’t She don’t mind These walls these chains Gunshot – it’s so close It’s better off sawed off in the end Moonshot - we’re so lost Beat it off, Lost suck in the end She don’t She don’t mind These walls these chains She don’t She don’t mind These walls these chains She don’t She don’t mind These walls these chains She don’t She don’t mind These walls these chains
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Dead Cowboys 03:21
Manufactured Sunsets a horse without a head Though the backdrop’s burning The space behind the bed City streets albino made our way to find you the circus you betrayed Now it’s time to pay You're one of us now You’re mine by the sound You light my soul a glow I wanna know Is it vast as an ocean As an earthquake As a magic potion to bring all our loved ones back to life Is it vast as an ocean As an earthquake As a magic potion to bring all our loved ones back home Is it vast as an ocean As an earthquake As a magic potion that brings all our loved ones back to life
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Atom Bomb 03:10
Atom Bomb that kissed her Holy Ghost Transistor They killed my Sister for knowing too much Cogs and buttons seem to malfunction Something wicked’s coming coming soon What’s the use in worrying when we're already dead What’s the use in crying too much in the end in the end in the end in the end Atom Bomb that kissed her Holy Ghost Transistor They killed my Sister for knowing too much Cogs and buttons often malfunction Something wicked’s coming coming soon What’s the use in worrying when we're already dead What’s the use of crying too much in the end in the end in the end in the end
11.
If I were a Droog and you were my Devotchka I would bathe you in bathe you in bathe you in Moloko Plus If I were a Droog and you were my Devotchka I would bathe you in bathe you in bathe you in Moloko Plus, Vellocet If I were a Droog and you were my Devotchka I would take you to treat you to take you to the Korova Milk Bar If I were a Droog and you were my Devotchka We would cruise the night cruise the town keep you by my side - viddyscribe, you If I were a Droog and you were my Devotchka I would bathe you in bathe you in bathe you in Moloko Plus If I were a Droog and you were my Devotchka We would viddy this viddy that viddy this horror show life, horror show life
12.
Cruel Sister 04:28
There's a city, stop. With a widow’s, walk. She is waiting, atop. With the billowed, smoke. OUR CRUEL SISTER drowned, down by the river she was found. Our Cruel Sister comes in waves, in waves in waves Around the World, Around the wyrm, Around the World, Around the wyrm Around the If you listen close. You'll hear them welcome, her ghost. If you listen close. You'll hear, her ghost. There's a city, of gold, the wicked, the young the old And our Cruel Sister, the most around the world, the wyrms. Around the Around the World, Around the wyrm, Around the World, Around the wyrm Around the World, Around the wyrm Around the World, Around the wyrm. Around the There's a city, stop. With a widow’s, walk. She is waiting, atop. With the billowed, smoke. OUR CRUEL SISTER, drowned, down by the river, she was found, Our Cruel Sister comes in waves in waves in waves Around the World, Around the wyrm, Around the World, Around the wyrm Around the World, Around the wyrm Around the World, Around the wyrm. Around the World Around the
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Glory Box 04:10
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Let’s take, a little bit of Acid, in the sun Let’s take, a little bit paper, under your tongue We’re gonna run, my fingers, through your mind Gonna put, our creature inside Alright Come Alive Now Rise Come Alive MK Ultra’s, got your mind suck, With Cold War teeth Huxley’s hatchlings, Soma soaking up the seams We’re gonna run, my fingers, through your mind Gonna put, our creature inside Alright Alright The Dead Now Rise Come Alive Now Rise Let’s take, a little bit of Acid, in the sun Let’s take, a little bit paper under your tongue We’re gonna run, my fingers, through your mind Gonna put, our creature inside Come Alive Come Alive Dead Now Rise Come Alive, Alive, Alive Now Rise Serpents, and ghosts, cannibal talk show hosts mesh with flesh and bone We’re gonna run, my fingers through your mind, Gonna put our creature inside Now Rise Now Rise Come Alive the Dead COME ALIVE, ALIVE NOW RISE Come Alive ALIVE NOW RISE RISE RISE RISE NOW RISE
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28 Seeds 04:04
These are the 28 Seeds that we sow Some up in heaven and some down below These are the 28 Seeds that we sow Some natural disaster, some man made you know Is it really the end of the world? Is it really the end of the world? Is it really the end of the world? Well, I hope so These are the 28 Seeds that we sow Some natural disaster, some man made you know These are the 28 Seeds that we sow Faces of plastic download, our new soul Is it really the end of the world? Is it really the end of the world? Is it really the end of the world? Well, I hope so These are the 28 Seeds that we sow Some up in heaven and some down below These are the 28 Seeds that we sow Some natural disasters, some man made you know Is it really the end of the world, Is it really the end of the world, Is it really the end of the world Well, I hope so Oh No No No No
17.
Ourselves 03:58
This is how we end ourselves This is how we end ourselves We're annexing the sand box ourselves, ourselves We're annexing the sand box ourselves, ourselves Evolve, devolve, evolve, devolve ourselves, ourselves Evolve, devolve, evolve, devolve ourselves, ourselves This is how we end ourselves This is how we end ourselves We're annexing the sand box ourselves, ourselves We're annexing the sand box ourselves, ourselves Evolve, devolve, evolve, devolve ourselves, ourselves Evolve, devolve, evolve, devolve ourselves, ourselves
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It’s a stone’s throw, out this fox hole They lead lined, all my friends skulls Gas mask trench rabbits, gas trench, mask rabbits Shot, shot in the head It’s a rock tool, to carve out my heart So the new day will start What’s mine is what’s mine is yours The World’s not, not what it was It’s a Soft Time Traveler It’s a Soft Time Traveler Mushroom clouds, like trees Einstein’s brain babies Grown up, have grown to be MACHINES of casualties But he’s a Soft Time Traveler she’s a Soft Time Traveler I’m a Soft Time Traveler We are Soft Time Travelers

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Walter Sickert - Vocals, Guitar, Piano
Edrie - Vocals, Accordion, Melodica, Glockenspiel, BRoken TOys
Mike Leggio - Upright Bass
Tee Jay - Drums, Other Percussion
Meff - Mandolin, Acoustic Guitar, Electric Guitar, Lap Steel, Vocals, Moustache
jojo Lazar, The Burlesque Poetess - Ukulele, Flute, Muppet Voice, Skeleton Keys, Poesy, Frilly Tushy
Rachel Jayson - Viola, Whistle Solo (Glory Box)

Produced and Engineered by Joel Simches
Assistant Engineer Randall Billian

Executive Producer Anthony Pedone

Original Photos by Caleb Cole taken at Torrent Engine 18
Art & Design by Walter Sickert

Recorded at Watch City Studios
Additional Tracking at H24 and Sonic Enhancement Specialists Ltd.
Mixed and Mastered at Sonic Enhancement Specialists Ltd.
Additional Sonic Chocobliss™ - Joel Simches

Glory Box - Originally Written by Geoffrey Paul Barrow, Beth
Gibbons, and Adrian Francis Utley, used with permission

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released April 16, 2013

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This Soft Time Machine was built with Love & Tentacles for:

Our Kickstarter Backers - without whom this album WOULD NOT EXIST outside of the ETHER.

Joel Simches - who artfully crafted the sonic-scapes on this album and makes magic of our live sound as well.

Jack Younger - for technical and aural assistance above and beyond the call of duty. Telefunken & Watch City Studios for being THE PERFECT PLACE TO RECORD.

Portishead - for allowing us the honor of covering Glory Box

Porcelain Dalya for being the Voice of the Ocean on Radioactive Brush

Mali Sastri for soaring, other-worldly vocals on Atom Bomb

The Bunny Collaborative for raising a ruckus with us

Our WIREFOREST Family for encouraging our shenanigans

Clinic, Torrent Engine 18, Jaggery, What Time is it Mr. Fox?, Carolyn, Sophia, Francesca, Eowyn, Mom, Dad (miss you), Mark, Chaos, The Lazars, Mahlercat, Amy Macabre, Tiny Maccabees Prod's, Illustrated Man, Steampunx of eastern seaboard, Clare Collar, Neil Gaiman, Amanda Fucking Palmer (and those in her crew who make that "Fucking" rad), Zoe Keating, Alan Moore, Dorchester, Joyce Linehan, The Tiger Lillies, Mali Sastri, Caleb Cole, Chris McIntosh, Porcelain Dalya, The Cloud Club, Lee Ann Farruga, Cynthia von Buhler, The SLUTS, RIP Boston Band Crush, the Boston Music Scene, Taxidermy, Baba, Jon Beckley, Johnny Blazes, The 28 Seeds Producers, Cast and Crew, Liars And Believers, Sophia Cacciola, Betty Widerski, Michael J. Epstein, Sepiachord, Jobie for the View Finder, David Mirabella for lending us Lap Steel, Kristilyn - Zombie Romance, David W. Aquilina, Hans Wendland, Rachel Leah Blumenthal, Cthulhu, Terri Sullivan (MOM!!!), Jerry Sullivan, Anj Horn, Maggie Maraschino, The Crag crew, 92 Protons, Johnny Blazes (and the Pretty Boys), Brendan Burns, Emperor Norton's Stationary Marching Band, Krishna, Vinnie, The Fake Boys, The Paver, Easter Bloodhounds, Endation, Danza, Anthony Pedone, The Policrips, Anti Escape Orb, The Mighty Ant, The Contrary, Faux Ox, Sleep Crimes, CGS Power Trio, Bitch Bros, Mountain Shark, Journey to The Center Of The Colon, Allston DIY Fest, Mike Pecci, Ian McFarland, Dave Lynch, Nicole Fisher, Tony Fernandez, Nate Greenslit, William Vail, Karin Webb, Lotta Sass, Mary Widow, Dr. Travis, Justin Moore, Jayson Zigman, Brian Kline, SPWF, Scott Van Zile & Emily Mele, The old Hanscom crew, Phil, Sarah & Jason Coombs (and the rest of your fam!!!!) all of the bands that we have the pleasure of sharing the stage with, and all of the fans that keep coming out and supporting us (this album was funded by YOU!!!! and if you bought this at a show, you're pretty much giving us gas money to get home)!

“If you don’t have a band of people who SUPPORT, LOVE & LIFT UP each other, you ain’t got shit.” WS

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