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Small Metal Gods


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Publisher: Samadhisound Ltd.

Length: 5:49

Date: September 14, 2009

Copyright: Opium (Arts) Ltd.

Featuring Toshimaru Nakamura and Burkard Stangl.


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Personnel

music: dafeldecker/fennesz/moser/stangl/sylvian
lyrics: sylvian
guitar: burkard stangl
acoustic bass: werner dafeldecker
cello: michael moser
laptop, guitar: christian fennesz
no-input mixer: toshimaru nakamura
turntables: otomo yoshihide
vocals: david sylvian

On August 13th 2009, a video of Small Metal Gods was published on The Wire site as a teaser for the upcoming ICA event on September 14th 2009 (preview of Amplified Gesture)
All copyrights reserved. Copyright Samadhisound Ltd. 2009.

Lyrics

It's the farthest place I've ever been
It's a new frontier for me
And you balance things
Like you wouldn't believe
When you should just let things be

Yes, you juggle things
Cause you can't lose sight
Of the wretched story-line
It's the narrative that must go on
Until the end of time

And you're guilty of some self neglect
And the mind unravels for days
I've told you once
Yes, a thousand times
I'm better off this way
I'm better off this way

Where's my queen of hearts
My royal flush
I have cleaned and scrubbed her decks
My suicide, my better days
There's nothing I regret

I've placed the Gods
In a zip-lok bag
I've put them in a drawer
They've refused my prayers
For the umpteenth time
So I'm evening up the score

Small metal Gods
From a casting line
From a factory in Mumbai
Some manual labourer's bread and butter
And a single-minded lie

Small metal Gods
Cheap souvenirs
You've abandoned me for sure
I'm dumping you, my childish things
I'm evening up the score.

Artists related to this track

2011 copyright Samadhisound
David Sylvian (performer)
2011 copyright Samadhisound
David Sylvian (lyrics)
2011 copyright Samadhisound
David Sylvian (music)
Christan Fennesz by Kevin Westenberg
Christian Fennesz (music)
Christan Fennesz by Kevin Westenberg
Christian Fennesz (performer)
Photo copyright: Klaus Muempfer
Werner Dafeldecker (music)
Photo copyright: Klaus Muempfer
Werner Dafeldecker (performer)
Polwechsel: Martin Brandlmayr - Michael Moser Burkhard Beins - John Butcher - Werner Dafeldecker
Michael Moser (performer)
Polwechsel: Martin Brandlmayr - Michael Moser Burkhard Beins - John Butcher - Werner Dafeldecker
Michael Moser (music)
Copyright: Festival4020.at
Burkard Stangl (music)
Copyright: Festival4020.at
Burkard Stangl (performer)
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Otomo Yoshihide (performer)
Toshimaru Nakamura - Photo by Lucio Capece
Toshimaru Nakamura (performer)

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