VANISHING LANDS (Album)

Dual Terror
Terror in double, trying to know another
Will I change swiftly or just get too comfortable?

Harsh light, obscura
By the bed and in my own arms

I hold on to my double

Great twin, great terror
I’m sick of fearing everything
Great twin, great terror
I always glamourise the end

If I dream then I won’t dream ‘bout here, in a lonely sense of being
Oh can I make a new land without the chaos in minds?

Harsh light, obscura
By the bed and in my own arms

I hold on to my double

Great twin, great terror
I’m sick of fearing everything
Great twin, great terror
I always glamourise the end

Dark
Who and where is in my heart?
Stuck and dark, stuck and dark

Drilling rigour over lands
Plough the fields or take my man

Oh I know that feeling
A fallen box stuck in the waves

Do you know that feeling
That we will form then fade away?

I will become your blur
Dark, dark, obscura
Visions keep burning down
Dark, dark, dark, dark

I interrupt nightmare empires
It has fools and forest fires

Do you know that feeling
That we will sink into the ground?

Oh I know, that feeling
That I will sink into the ground

Do you know that feeling
That we will sink into the ground?

I will become your blur
Dark, dark, obscura
Visions keep burning down
Dark, dark, dark, dark

Can I feast on your town?
Dark, dark, obscura
Visions keep burning down
Dark, dark, dark, dark

Consume Me (Album)

Sea
Will I ever see it again
Will I ever see it again

Candy-wrapper shore
Wading through the oil
Sea-life/see life in a plastic sheen
My chopped self: plastic wrapped so clear

How I consume, how I consume

Magic from the hand of man
Magic from the hand of man
like my own birth I never saw
my paper skin all covered in oil

Will I ever see it again
Will I ever see it again

Child
I wonder if I could throw my hands up and outwards to the sea
To say this future is not one for me
And I wonder if I could just live my life without the known calling & plea
And say this future is not one for me

I won't have a child unless you show me humanity
I won't have a child until you stop bombing me
I won't have a child until there is safety
I won't have a child until you stop selling me
I won't have a child until you show me sustainability
I won't have a child until you stop bombing me
I won't have a child until there is safety
I won't have a child until you stop killing me

Fuck your TV family

Blood
I love you,
You are of my half-blood
But you hurt me
With your prospects reflecting the TVs'

Your pretence, my lack of home,
Your sense is/senses I do not know

But I think I know you, I think I do
But I think I know you, I think I do

And you could turn your back on me
And go on without me
Even as my next of kin, you would never see me

But I need you for me, my identity
even if you are not my home, I want you to be

I think I know you, I think I do

TV
Hand of man, so unseen
Life is nothing like what you see on TV
Doing nothing, going nowhere
With a mind that's running with the screen abyss

Lover, fail me with your promises
And when it ends, you push me back in to my own life.

Dig a hole, in your bed
for all the feelings you forgot to have
doing things that you think are unseen
with your eyes searching for the sea of bliss

Lover, fail me with your promises
And when it ends, you push me back in to my own life

And piled up miles high in the land fills
Are the sea of TVs
They ended the dreams
and they let you consume you

Face Me
If I could be the alien I feel inside, I would never need to say it out loud.
Can I be reflected in the ocean & not in a sea of make believe?

Your billboard baby, it drives you crazy and makes you feel alone
Come face me baby, away from the screen,
Can you please stop wandering now, and wondering what could be now baby
just face me, away from it all

Can I get old without feeling like I'm gonna die, would I still not feel like the world is mine
Can I be reflected in the storm, then I would always feel part of the change

Mirror
I feel hopeless when you hold up the mirror, my face does not match the girl's on screen
My soul is sideways and doesn't know itself.
The white man sees me Asian, the Asian sees me white

I see through me when I look in the mirror, with only echoes from periphery
When you come to face me, you define me with your sight
but if you try to box me in, I'll show you loneliness

I don't know what I see in the mirror, but it isn't what you see
You're the man with the nightmarish vision, who shows me plastic teeth

I feel hopeless when you hold up the mirror, I thought your love would mean much more than that
My soul is sideways and doesn't know itself
but if you try to box me in, I'll show you loneliness

I don't know what I see in the mirror, but it isn't what you see
You're the man with the nightmarish vision, who shows me plastic teeth

I don't know what I see in the mirror, but it isn't what you see
You dreamed of me as your binary lover, it isn't what you need

Safety
I don't want to lose out on your love
I want the structure of a city from both sides that doesn't sleep at night

I don't want to lose out on your love
I want to hold myself up in a solid way but be equal to my mix of blood

And yet again
I hold it in
Wait for myself
To feel again

I don't want to lose out on a love
Be it a ritual or a magic spell that doesn't let me sleep at night

I don't want to lose out on a love
I want to hold myself up in a solid way with or without you

Magic
Dreaming is okay, dreaming is okay
To feel the magic all again, well dreaming is okay
The smoke is in my eyes, it will burn my sight
Real life against my will but dreaming is okay

I am too consumed, the world holds me on a string,
I want to feel the magic again
When I was just a child, the world felt part of me
I want to feel the magic again

Dreaming is okay, your love it is okay
But words unspoken feels better than some
My mind is in a cloud, I fear the hand of man
the magic's dead and there is nothing I can do

Consume Me
On the final breath,
of the earth, of my body
I'll pass on to you the memory of my face

Have more than you need
with this slow suicide
consume me and take in what I held on to

When I am
even more part of the world

When the earth takes me in
it will never let me go

There'll be regret
And no wish for the end
The sea tallies up all the mess that I made

I'll still hope for magic on my final breath
and pass on to you my deep loneliness

Will I ever see you again

Maybe you still dream of me
like I would always be there
waiting for you to be real
& open up the earth with me

Maybe you still dream of me
as a life that's yours to have
Even when you can't be me
Even when I can't be you

Maybe you still dream of me
Dreaming of me like it's real
Even if I am nothing
but what you had seen on TV

Even if you can't be mine
Even if I can't be yours
Will you still dream of me
Dreaming of you as my dream

It will be beyond your body
It will be beyond your mind
It will last beyond the nightmare
It will be beyond the love

I’m Still Here (Encore)
I had made friends but they were all so scared
What if I wasn’t what I said I was?

I changed my face when I knew that it could be done
And oh my loved one, he was oh so scared

It hides my solid self
But I’m still here

I’ll still hold your hand and I’ll know your name
Who even knows what touch is anyway?

In my darkest of thoughts I have myself to blame
I’m terrified by my own shadow

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HUNGER TOWER
Prove your shadow is not mine
By stepping out into the light
Hunger tower to my left
And all the fallen to my right

You would look the other way
If I were a mirror
Your shape would not be mine

And when you die and go away
Was that the best that you could do?
You took the right turn, all too right
But the hunger tower is still there

You would look the other way
If I were a mirror
Your shape would not be mine

I see new smoke there rising from the top
But you do not see it
You won’t let it be there


THE SLOW/QUICK REVEAL
The slow reveal it used to take a hold of you
Lead you through a corridor into different rooms
Precious sights before you close the door behind you
And move into the next room, one floor down and more to go

The quick reveal it holds on with less feeling
Select my face and look at how it makes you feel
Meet me in a cold and dark lit hallway
and pretend you had never known me until now

Pretend you do not this, pretend you do not this
though I know that person you want to be
it’s not for you and it’s not for me

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Uncanny Valley (EP)


Proxy
At night, I heard footsteps coming,
was it death in human form?

He made his way into my world creeping
And I was screaming at the shape

AH! AH! AH! AH!

It's the birth of a new invention
physically it's for me to bear

Oh there, there's the age in me
I'm behind, so they will not share

This is the age of the barren fool now
this is the age of the barren fool

He made his way into my world creeping
And I was screaming at the shape

AH! AH! AH! AH!

Uncanny Valley
When you come closer to me you're not who I see
You're that iron lung which represents

I grow so uneasy with each passing time
What did they miss and blow away?

But I can't put my finger on it
and I can look and look and look

And I can't hold the same expression
and I can look but what face is it?

Clearer than a shadow from shade
What's dividing - recall

Clearer than a shadow from shade
What's dividing us all?

You're centred in another place

Plastic Body
Cross my fingers
For I am still alive
Though the body
Is not fully mine

They can stretch me
they could really try
But the deep voice
Said I need more time

I need it
Well I don't need it
I need it

My body's
Not my creation
Add paint and its suffocation

Take my mind
To the pay dirt demon
It is better when I don't need it

Running naked
Can you build me a shrine
It'll be engraved and say
”Everything is fine”

And I am rushing
into the open sea
Take my body
It's a plastic me