U​.​V​.​A.

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released July 6, 2010

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Track Name: Du Du
Ladies and gentlemen,
We have you surrounded.
Drop all your devices.
Drop all your disguises.
Palpable lonliness,
Distracted ignorance
Episodic
And robotic
Automatic
Isolated
Human beings.

Ladies and gentlemen
Now that you're surrounded
Put down your empty guns,
Emerge from hiding there
Behind your devices
Menacing disguises
Complicated vices
Alternate life-capsules
Give birth to new dances
Track Name: Odessa
Coded message in the weather again,
Inside, broken, a new amusement.
Downtown - birds and a broken light.
You have spoken and I am in love.

Odessa

Seven years now you've been my man,
One hundred more not enough to be had.
Take my body into your arms,
Never let go, never lose sight
Of this, my love, of this
Perfect life.

Odessa
Track Name: April 15
Four wheels turning, faster, burning
Credits for your buy
Hetero life, deduct your wife and your children
We don’t want to pay for your war or your company
Watching, waiting, contemplating what lies will be told

What would it take to break these brackets?
We pattern our future on flawed history
What would it take to break these brackets?
Stop and account for our humanity

Bloody Diamonds, sinking islands
Time slips on by
Powerless gods
Ancient sightlines
Who really decides?
Outdated rites, forgotten fights, mistakes on repeat Take two passes round the masses, do you see yourself?

What would it take to break these brackets?
We pattern our future on flawed history
What would it take to break these brackets?
Stop and account for our humanity

Disposable income troubles - where to spend your cash?
One, two, three, four houses or more
Lose count while we spend
Socialism won’t survive here
Spread out the wealth
Four wheels turning, faster, burning
What a way to live
Track Name: My Lord, My Tailor
Virtual comprehensive complicity
Uncritical mass produced reality
No hope for transformation or revolution
Supernatural superstores supervision.
Transconurbation sameness, monotony
Ears to the ground eyes open perceive this shock.

My lord, my tailor
My lord, my tailor
Blindingly, violently dark shades of green
Metainfection blanketing humanity
Acquiring bargains of everything bland
At the expense of workers in faraway lands.
Excessive penetration of vanity
Mind's eye introspectively
Reveals this shock.

Reveal this shock
Reveal this shock
Reveal this shock
Track Name: Stay and Jams
I found myself across the ocean from you
I’m tring my best, baby
To try to breakthrough.
I mystify you, I know I’m no good
Believe me my heart is there
Beating for you.
Please don’t you leave me then.
Please don’t you go.
Walk down the street, baby.
But please don’t go.
Temporal difference
Parallax view
Gross interference
Frequencies
Temporal difference
Frequencies
Parallax view
Gross interference
The Sun is coming up
This is today
The Sun is coming up
This is today
The Sun is coming up
This is today
The Sun is coming up
This is today …
Track Name: 08.11.09
Living somewhere between real life
And fantasy
An amalgam of the two is
All that he needs
Straying too far subconsciousness
Lost in his dreams
Don’t forget to put out the light
Then come to me

I don’t know what you’re thinking

Leaving your tracks on me even when you’re not around

Surrounded by white noise alright
Hold onto me
Distractions everywhere alright
Don’t set me free
Beautiful boys and girls around
But one for me
Idealized and hypnotized
The one for me

I don’t know what you’re thinking

Leaving your tracks on me even when you’re not around

Living somewhere between real life
And fantasy
An amalgam of the two is
All that he needs
Beautiful boys and girls around
But one for me
Idealized and hypnotized
The one for me

I don’t know what you’re thinking
Track Name: Pentatonic
We have pills for everybody.
We can make you very happy.
You don’t have to be so angry,
lonely mournful;
just swallow then

Dream away
Dream away

Away up high
Away up high
Away up high
Away up (high)

Float away feel oh so airy,
Let your troubles disappear and
All the sudden life’s quite cheery.
Lightness suits you well, my deary.

Dream away Dream away
Track Name: Speak To Me
Drifting around on the warm summer air
I take your hand in mine, we disappear
If our creation is only a dream
Then I’m content with the fantasy.

Stars hanging high
Cosmic glitter
Floating on by
Sky like water
Turning the pages of our shared history
A previous existence is hard to believe

Eyes connecting far away in darkness
Lean on me I’ll be here; there’s no “unless”
My heart belongs to you,
Take it with care
Troubling times, but to you my soul I swear

Stars falling out of orbit
Celestial ships
Dazzling existences
Ephemeral trips
Reflections on the ceiling - gold and silver
This life’s fleeting but my love’s forever
Track Name: Drive
We drive ourselves crazy looking for action
(there’s no reaction)
We don’t care about the Taliban
(we drive ourselves to drink)
We don’t have any future
(but we go on)
We drive to the ocean
(just to say that we were there)

Drive to the ocean

We planted a garden on top of the old one
(when the old one went bare)
We stand and stare and search for signs of something new
(something to lean on)
Drive to the ocean