Part Two

by Alarm Bells

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2.
3.
04:45
4.
10:34

credits

released 20 December 2013

Written and performed by Alarm Bells:

John Baillie Jnr (vocals)
David Roy (guitars)
Ollie Cox (synths)
Ryan McGinness (bass)
Paul Bannon (drums)

Recorded and mixed by David Roy and John Baillie Jnr at Scrummy Yummy's.
Drums recorded by Ross McGowan at Chime.
Photo: Leigh Amelia
Design: DCWID

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Track Name: Hold Down
he's walking like a silver back
lungs be acting like the big bang
who'd you think about when you're getting ready?
is it the one that you find a bit scary?

throwing eyes around like torches
like im popping out the strathspeys
hold down hold down
hold down hold

mental phantoms gather strength at a pitch so my chest can set alarm bells ringing (alarm bells and..)
mental phantoms gather strength at a pitch so my chest can set alarm bells ringing

im just a molecular dance
hold on to someone til they die
anything less and i'd dry up and blow away
catching bouquets, baby

mental phantoms gather strength at a pitch so my chest can set alarm bells ringing (alarm bells and..)
mental phantoms gather strength at a pitch so my chest can set alarm bells ringing

hold down, hold down, hold down, hold down, hold down,
hold down, hold down, hold down, hold down, hold down,
pushing me to the brink

the falling emptiness
is what i make it
and no amount of black outs
and no amount of viruses
or identification can take it away

mental phantoms gather strength at a pitch so my chest can set alarm bells ringing (alarm bells and..)
mental phantoms gather strength at a pitch so my chest can set alarm bells ringing

hold down, hold down, hold down, hold down, hold down,
hold down, hold down, hold down, hold down, hold down,
pushing me to the brink

my curse is my blessing it shows me safety first
the background is dropped off like AC cut off
I've been living in this body like we're in grey gardens

you've got to dance with the one who brought you
Track Name: Must Be Something I Took
forged by you and your media down on
gorged by you and your chemicals, dow's wrong
we're on this side with you now
evolution hangover

you should hear them trying
trying to talk
you should hear them trying
talking in sound bites
talking in sound bites

serving us up your signature dish and
excuse me while i throw up this push and
if you don't want it to be
a big deal maybe shut up

you should hear them trying
trying to talk
you should hear them trying
talking in sound bites
talking in sound bites

i hear the stamping feet
knee jerk
throw up
gotta get em all
knee jerk
throw up

must be something i took

mess with eggs and the protein will surely be clogging your blood
eat stake will give you lots of b3 but at what cost?
drinking milk from an antibiotic mammal will kill you
aspartame is literally the fieces of e-coli bacteria

you should hear them trying
trying to talk
you should hear them trying
talking in sound bites
talking in sound bites

i hear the stamping feet
knee jerk
throw up
gotta get em all
knee jerk
throw up

something i …

chow it down
i think they want you to drown
scientific names
the bottom line is their game
Track Name: Compounds
IF IT RINGS
IT RINGS LOUDER THAN I KNOW IT CAN BE
UNDER THE SMOG OF MINDS
A SCRAMBLED BLOCKAGE IN THE WAY

A REQUEST
FROM BEYOND THE BEYOND, A CONSTANT OMNI-OFFER
THEY CALL IT
THEY CALL IT SPONTANEOUS REMISSION, DONT THEY

IS THERE SOMETHING THAT WE FORGOT?
WHAT ABOUT YOUR SOILS AND MINERALS?
THERES COMPOUNDS AND THEY'RE NAMELESS

FEED ME A NEW EARTH
FEED ME A NEW EARTH
A RICH AND OBVIOUS SOURCE
FEED ME A NEW EARTH

10AM
MEET ME AT THE DAVID HOCKNEY IN THE G.O.M.A
DONT BRING FRIENDS
BUT WEAR A LITTLE APRON INCASE THINGS GET MESSY
COS IM GONNA FEED YOU THINGS
I'LL FEED YOU THE SACRED VITAMINS OF TRUTH
HOW'S THAT SOUND?
...DIDNT THINK SO

IS THERE SOMETHING THAT WE FORGOT?
WHAT ABOUT MY SOILS AND MINERALS
THESE COMPOUNDS AIN'T GOT NAMES YET

FEED ME A NEW EARTH
FEED ME A NEW EARTH
A RICH AND OBVIOUS SOURCE
FEED ME A NEW EARTH

THE COMPLETE APPROACH
HAD FADED AS WE SPOKE
WE PICK AND MULTIPLY
A SECTION THEN WE DIE
THERES ANOTHER WAY OF DOING THINGS
RICH, OBVIOUS SOURCE THAT ISN'T STEEPED IN GUILT AND IMAGINARY FORCE

IM FUCKING DONE WITH THIS THING, BABY
I WANT TO CONCENTRATE THE FORCE OF THIS THING LATELY
ETERNAL SOURCE SO SOON TO BE ANSWERED
ETERNAL SOURCE SO SOON TO BE ANSWERED

IS THERE SOMETHING THAT WE FORGOT?
WHAT ABOUT MY SOILS AND MINERALS
THESE COMPOUNDS AIN'T GOT NAMES YET
Track Name: Come
your dad's got a showroom
he said he could take my pick
there's vintage and perfect
i try on one with my friends

magic of real, how does it feel?

the doors are so shiny
its got mirrors along the top
the wheels are in motion
and the roof? it just peels right off

and you're looking like the shape of things to come
looking like the shape of things to come
something'll come
something'll come
come

come a little bit closer
i dunno if this is right
this place is a nightmare
I've woken and nothings right

look at your body
blanking out all my thoughts, yeah

just look around you
its made up of old mirrors and chairs
and i don't know what i was thinking
he's patching a hole in the wall oh for fuck's sake

looking like the shape of things to come
looking like a shape of things to come
something'll come
something'll come
come

cos we'll be digging in like a barren inner space is what you've got, come on
cos we'll be digging in like a barren shape and faces blank out my thoughts
cos we'll be digging in like aye aye aye aye aye
cos we'll be digging in like a barren shape and faces blank out all my thoughts
cos we'll be digging in like oh!

sanctioned play pens burning down
we broke out and we're running away
from predetermined reality
libido death rattle
only one is real
the charm offensive's here

as we hold these supposed truths to be self-self-limiting
in a limitless acceleration towards the infinity
as we hold these supposed truths to be self-self-limiting
in a limitless acceleration towards the infinity

it's like being punished
for greed and hypnosis and the shit that i have got nothing to do with
my mind's projected labels peel and just fall off
tightness, aching, fatigue, breaking
relax, burning, solid, working

as we hold these supposed truths to be self-self-limiting
in a limitless acceleration towards the infinity
and you body and your shape and face blacking out all my thoughts
looking like the shape of things to come