Framing Defeat for the Critical Eye

by Cables & Arms

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Cables & Arms' first full length.

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released February 19, 2016

Recorded at Studio Trilogy, San Francisco, CA / Engineered and mixed by Willie Samuels / Mastered at Sun Room Audio by Dan Coutant

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Track Name: Loss of Gain
Comb through all the wreckage / Searching for your smoldering black boxes / Breathing in the acrid ashes / Broadcast / Failure / And desperation / Dormant / Savior / Wanted / Holding court in silence Waiting for your approval and favor / Find the distance from last contact / So far away / The signal’s fading / Attenuate
Noise in the system
Track Name: Hang the Moon
This is getting nowhere / I can’t shake the feeling that none of this is sinking into you / Never had a center to remind / Me of a life that wasn’t somehow handicapped by you / You’d hang the moon, then watch me dig myself a grave / Push button reactions / Ride the swells and hope that time will always heal me like it should / Haven’t had the full presence of mind / To analyze the damage you continue to deny
Track Name: A Lasting Mark
An ineffectual coward / Fed a diet of shame / He soured / Determined to leave a lasting mark / All this gasoline just needs a spark / And we’ll find out / What you’re made of / Hoping to infect the rest / Cut yourself and bleed your threats / And you’ll find out / What we’re made of Finally we will pay / For your failure to get / Everything without delay Cuz the world just won’t obey / And you’ll feed on our dismay / With the last breath you take / A sacrifice for your fame / The opposite of being brave
Track Name: Wisdom Teeth
All the secrets kept inside you / Play the victim every time you / Have an audience / This is gonna hurt / This is gonna hurt / Carved in concrete / Locked inside your head, slowly draining / And I hope you’ll get relief / As long as you can feel / Me being torn out of your head And I know that I’m diseased / But I still hope you feel / Me being torn out of your head / Add up all the lame excuses / Don’t mind being inconclusive / With things you omit / Buried in your words / Denial is a drug, that’s got you sleeping
Track Name: Recurring State
I’m never gonna open up / I’m never gonna let you in / This time you’re never gonna win (These are the words you live by) / I’m never gonna put myself or anybody on a shelf / You’ll see with absolution (These are the words) / That bring you down / Don’t know what happened Repudiation / Recurring state / I’m never gonna open up / I’m never gonna let you in / This time you’re never gonna
Track Name: Kill Yourself
Kill yourself / For happiness / Hold onto / Your deep regret / Fill yourself With emptiness / Be content / With what you’re fed / Keep your dreams Inside your head / Kill yourself / For happiness / Fall down, get up Make sure no one’s looking / Then pull yourself back down / Hold on, let go / Make sure no one’s looking / Then push yourself back down again Where you belong / Get back to work / Kill yourself / Don’t you dare Think about / Anything / That can’t be bought
Track Name: Fool Me Twice
Promises / Fake kisses / Polished smiles and ambition / Consistent Indifference / Distractions are pernicious / The weakest vindications Sell out all of our interests / And no one pays attention / ‘Cause we’re lost in the distance / We've let you spend our time / And it's been wasted / Our goals are undermined / And we can taste it / And now you’ve had your fun / You’re not fooling anyone / You pull our strings and tell us / Everything’s just fine / You don’t have our respect / Don’t think that we’ll forget / Unless we spend our indignation chasing farce New fiction / Attrition / Someone cure our affliction / We can’t do it for ourselves / We don’t have your permission / We always have to be in sight / So they can ensure we play nice / They wear us out and take our fight / They fooled us once, they fooled me twice
Track Name: Strongarm
You look so comfortable / Shrewd, high and tight / Few are so fortunate / Few are contrite / You can't / See my / Strongarm / Coming Full of piss and vinegar / To the brim / Despite the chances / Here I am You think you're invincible / Rules don’t apply / Here I am / Here I am so fake me out
Track Name: You'll Be Sorry
Shot your mouth off good this time / Wash it out with turpentine / The final curtain’s calling / That twinge of guilt is gnawing / Fight with fire by design / All minutia magnified / Found shortcuts to get ahead and You'll be sorry, be sorry, be sorry / Count on doctored narratives and
You’ll be sorry, be sorry, be sorry / Bound to preach but can’t practice and / You’ll be sorry, be sorry, be sorry / Now your ignorance has spread and / You'll be sorry, be sorry, be sorry / You’re wrong
Track Name: Gift Horse
All the things you spited / Uninvited / Kept me silent / Burned in my memory / Sometimes it’s too much / To take consideration / Of your wants / Confined to this spot / To wait for / Reaction / Ridiculed, broke and beaten / Then hidden from your sight / Messes are cleaned up for you / Absent sacrifice / Sometimes it’s too much / To take consideration / Of your wants / Consigned to detente / To wait for Deprecation / I’ll watch you sow away / And wait for harvest