The World & Its Mistress

by The Symptoms

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released @ TT the Bear's Place Inc in Cambridge, MA 9-26-12


released September 26, 2012

Drew Smith, Ben Berners-Lee, Eric Marcantonio, & James Fraser



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Track Name: Disown Me
We can’t remember —
this life or the last.

we can’t remember —
how to separate the past.

Disciplined desires
get me so much higher.
Track Name: Don't Leave
I was gonna to be an artist
but I ended up an artifact.

my record players needle
etched me a suicide pact.

Stop trying so hard
to act alive.

american girls
forget the sky.
Track Name: The World & Its Mistress
I lost you there
I lost you there

Beneath the trees & cicadas
beneath the trees that we’re made of.

We’re nature
we’re nature.

We’re nature
we’re nature

I seek., you hide
you stay on your side.

With these white walls around us
let these white walls surround us

we nurture
our nature.
Track Name: Margins of An Empire
When you can feel it
burning inside your lungs

you say its alright
you say you just got stung.

All we need is a nice picture
to draw people in

A frame to bring attention to
our original sin.

When you can feel it
better not come undone

you say its alright
you say you just got stung.