Swan of Tuonela

by Swan of Tuonela

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Recorded in January 2013 with Pablo Cabrera at Quantum Sounds Studios in Annandale, VA. Mastered by Anthony Vi. Self-released on cassette through Elicksir Tapes.

mehraz / vocals
chris / bass
brian / guitar & vocals
christian / guitar
will / drums

Artwork by Molly Roberts.

Elegance and decadence. Richmond, VA. 2013.


released January 30, 2013



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Track Name: Inanimate/Tolerance
i would swear that we could change and grow out of the comforting toxins that we hold high and drink happily in celebration my knees lock like the never ending clench i feel in my jaws blocking pathways to words that we would alleviate our itchy fingers and thirsty skin with
Track Name: Quiver
in this black box of innocence contains a script for the well versed each word spoken is like a pandora full of keys that wont open this enigma/add to the severance
Track Name: Chrysalis
when i woke up i felt all the remoteness under my feet come alive the parasite nerves in this slouched child scream their fears of being forever trapped arms buried deep/raked/tilled like this soil we carelessly planted trees or charms growing/dying we carelessly planted with fruitful arms not at all pointing together conducive no more wrapped tightly and obselete rotten arms imbue this cocoon a layer of shame like these wings maybe i'll have the heart to fly
Track Name: Misconstrued
how to relinquish this bleakness of it's most heartless patron sacrificing every asset just to try and speak i want to live in the sleaze/filth/grime to dive headfirst in the cauldron that keeps us all a little more sane
Track Name: T.R.E.
the bridge we built collapses faster than i can use my calloused hands in the wither of this wind brick by brick one day this wall will live permanent we can sit and rejoice a toast to the the weak/deprived hammering every fucking nail with regret because my insignificance is true like it even means anything at all and at the top of this construct i'll sit shiver and forget the important things everyday