Future Cults (Era 6)

by researcher

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Yi-Wen Lai-Tremewan
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Yi-Wen Lai-Tremewan Like Thom Yorke and Sampha had a baby Favorite track: Nothing Nowhere.
jennie sadler
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jennie sadler Such an expertly constructed album. Those vocals send me to the moon. 😍 Favorite track: Nothing Nowhere.
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fundle Round and around with laserdisc can't shift it,don't want to.
Hauntingly beautiful .
A musical landscape I am reluctant to leave.
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Sixth release for futurecults.com, a multimedia project of ongoing stories searchable by character on a map. each 'chapter' has its own music, video, or art.


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released June 30, 2017


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Track Name: Laserdisc
Oh, fax your number
I'll page before I call
Got me in the quad trippin all the way
I'm not my screen name
My hair was parted down the middle when I didn't care
That was then
Well, life is boring
Made-up voices erupt
Dead under Alpha Beta lights
I'm the useless one of all the promises you kept
That was then

All of me will come in you
It's such a mess that I can't connect
Fix my head under your car
It's such a mess that I can't connect

Well you left me where you found me
With a Thomas Guide to find
My way back to the 90s
When the circle was a line

See when I need you now
I will draw you in my Trapper Keeper
And if I let you down
I've got some Orbitz in the fridge, whatever
Fear on a laserdisc
Or we can kick it, watch some Cruel Intentions
I'll never never never let this go
Track Name: Nothing Nowhere
I'm a guest inside my head
Follow the money
And I'm still watching everything come down
After everything's come down & driven off
Wash my hands after they talk
I'm alive but at what cost
To the body come apart where you lie whole

I'm a guest inside my head
Am I waking up
Am I only on my phone
And I'm running out of time
And you run me out of town
Hold me, I'm reaching out with my hand
And I will wait for a hand to pull me up

Nothing and it's nowhere and it's no one and it's never (and it's backward)

Unrealize the way I'm fucked
Unmurder us
(I'll let you come)
Unrealize the motorcade
Unmurder us
(I'll levitate)

I'm someone when no one's around
Autocorrected echo answer
Oh, God I'm really here
Track Name: Slow Learner
I'm lost
Can anybody love you like I love you
Can anybody else love someone like I love you

What do you see when you see me coming over
You tell your friends forget about it move forward
Am I the same or am I just a slow learner
Forget the time but never forget your number

I'm lost
Years are days to me
Track Name: Questions About What I'm Doing
My surprise: that you and I are in love
My surprise: that I was once enough
Fate is not a gun

You hurt yourself with my luv
Why when I'm not enough
You were alone in the dark
And I wasn't there
And I don't sleep at night
So I'm tired when it's light
Forget to fight the ghost of you holding me

I will look over my shoulder
For all my life
When will they take me
Burn at the stake
'Cause I can't answer
Questions about what I am doing
And I'm ashamed of myself for you
I cough up blood to make up for speaking
Now I'm knocked down off of my high horse

Heartbreak grass
Someone poisons every word

Come back to me
I'll write a song about you
It's all I can do...
Track Name: Following
What's gonna happen is gonna happen
I'm just a file inside your computer
A dip in the mattress
A tear in the fabric
No one is listening but you

Am I still laying around on your dresser
Have you fallen on your bed and remembered
Are your clothes still piling up in the corner
Have you used our funny names with a stranger
I remember watching you from the spare room
I remember thinking there is nothing better
But the words stayed where they were in a pattern
And they tell us well that's just the way the world works

Where did you go where I can't follow
Consumed by you
I drove you away
I race you to open up your door
I live in silence no one knows
Track Name: Follower
Hey, Mr. Fang, it's enough
Everyone's white and I'm not
Too long has passed and I'm walled up
In a middle-class mausoleum

Mr. Home, everything you keep from/for me
Every day you're holding me back
Close the windows that look out and in

And tell the same joke twice:
'Everything is fine'

When I think it's over, it's you, Mrs. Eyes
It's you, Mrs. Eyes
Vulture nightmare
Horror won't skip your house
Play dead or capture on camera
For the neighbors
I will never find the skin that clear up
They will never get back in time to see the mirror

If only I would never look back, never look back
I'd avoid another car crash
Thought that you would never go
But California's robbing my shit, telling me bye
I'm at Target while everyone's high
Thought that you would never let go
(I'm alive but alone again)

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