Red Dawn

by acritarch

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Red Dawn is taken from the upcoming album Derelict Scrap Shunt, which will be available early 2017
Core Crusher is an out take from the debut Acritarch EP sessions.


released December 29, 2016

Written, performed, programmed, recorded, mixed, mastered and illustrated by Brooke Johnson March/December 2016



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acritarch Oxford, UK

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Track Name: Red Dawn
Red in the sky
The ground is scortched of life
The air stings the eyes and burns the skin
Click click of the rad counter
Echos alound
A constant delineation to respiration

There is no life in this ruined place
only pain differntiates the endless days
tick tick of the broken clock
winding down
slicing life away one second at a time

Red in the sky
Contrast the towers of ash
The only sign of civilisation
Bang bang go the distant guns
Of the unseen enemy
the grinding end is hammering closer

There can be no respite
War is life
There can be no surrender
Victory or die

Red dawn
Life is war
Track Name: Core Crusher
Too tired to think straight
Too hard to breath

Clatter of the city
Creeps in through the window

Everything has come down to this
A lifetime of bad decisions
crushed into infinity

Sodium orange stains the walls
Mottled shades of indifference

Too tired to see straight
Too heavy to move

Everything has come down to this
A lifetime of bad decisions
Comes crashing to an end