Circumstances EP

by Medusa Portrait

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released February 7, 2014

All Music and Lyrics by Medusa Portrait
Recordes, Mixed and Mastered at Downforce Recordings, Erlangen, Bavaria



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Track Name: Collisions

“I‘ll walk away-”, I said, “like my reflection did”
Stepping aside broken glass
“Mirrors lie”, it said, I just shook my head
I can’t remember what happened next

There’s something spinning in my chest
In my stomach and in my legs
Feels like I fucking shot myself in the back
Please grant me to take this chance
As this silence leaves through my veins
Let the thunder shake my ears finally

I’ve lived through different times
Different faces, different lies
But I’ve never been so close to fly
It feels like a ghost
Is staying at my side of this line
Now I’m ready to spread my wings
And let the martyrs die

This thing on my face has become too hard to break
But I will release myself before I suffocate

Something has begun to rise in me
And the deserts run dry
My amputated wings are lifting me up
As all my thoughts collide
Track Name: Nothing In Bold Letters
Nothing in Bold Letters

Walking down this lonely path, looking straight ahead
Placing my feet carefully
With every step I take appears another empty stare,
Wanting to benefit from my fears

Hollow frowns, hollow words trying to chain your head to rituals

I write a love letter dedicated to death with a heart at the end
Expressing my wish to see her again
I can’t even spell my name as I sign the sheet with a shivering hand
Oh how I miss my only friend

Folding the words, they start to scream again
Creeping up to me
With poison down their throats they open their mouths
Still only bullshit to come out

You motherfuckers lost me a long time ago
Relying on some kind of everlasting idols
The only constant in life is nothing but the end
You may be something but definitely not my friend

Believe in money; believe in faeces; believe in any kind of shit they are preaching

We are worth nothing at all.
We were meant to fuck and fall.

You are irrelevant like a drop falling into the sea
So don’t expect any loving words to come from me

I will not stand in line for a dubious contract to be signed
I will not shake hands for a fucking black hole in the sky
I will not let somebody confuse my mind.
Track Name: Pendulars

How can I survive?
Being thrown into an empty plain
Where no one is really aware of the shit that’s being preached all around of us
Have we forgotten our identities while growing up between the lies they’re feeding us

Stumbling into a direction called nowhere
Carrying weight on our backs
Clones around me, swallowing shit they are fed with
I’ve seen everything on TV, yet no hope for humanity

Walking alone with my both middle fingers up
Only a few fucking names to trust
Has this all really taken us so far?
Walking alone with my both middle fingers up
Almost all doors have been shut
Tied limbs can never ever win a war

I’ve already seen them carve our full names into a tombstone
In a world where even death has become another fucking product to consume

We are nothing more but some dolls on a string to use and throw away

It makes me angry how they’re feeding on people’s misery
Believe them blindly; don’t take your hands off your face
Let the media’s dick penetrate your brain

Spreading lies and hypocrisy, a mirror for humanity?

It makes me so angry
It makes my knuckles bleed,
How they poison personalities
Track Name: Tunnels

Clouds are thickening,
I’m stumbling along this downward spiral
Teeth are sticking in my skin
And I can’t find my way through the dark

The only one listening to my screams is the ground my feet are sinking into
(The only one listening to my screams is the ground)
My feet are sinking in

Where to go?
When there’s nothing left to say for your defense
Where to go?
When you have to build bridges with a single hand
Where to go?
When trees around you have already lost their leaves
Where to go?
When even death doesn’t want to tug on your sleeves

And as this cold digs its tunnels through my heart
I just could tear my face apart

Where to go?
When there’s nothing left to say for your defence
Where to go?
When you have to build bridges with a single hand
Where to go?
When trees around you have already lost their leaves
Where to go?
When even death doesn’t want to tug on your sleeves
Track Name: Deathbed feat. Christoph Hofer (Chamber of Malice)

Antagonism plants its seed in us
As we are feeding on our demise
Their hands touch our skin so soft
And I just want to bite them off

Blind men throwing stones at their reflections
A population that is bathed in their old faeces
Bearing to much hate that I can’t handle
Frustration is the fire lighting my candle

We are bound by our circumstances
And that’s exactly what has given birth to my isolation

I see them act so fucking unselfishly
But as you turn away they’ll stab your back mercilessly
We are not better than our nature
This is the impression I’ve got watching this creatures

Through flesh and bone this noose sneaks around our necks
Singing us to sleep in our deathbed

On streets made from our flesh
We are heading straight to hell
Your free world has become a prison
Where death talks and no one fucking listens

It’s hard to breathe with a foot on your face
But I won’t close my eyes until I’ve blown out all your candles