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lyrics

The mountain is a metaphor
The eternal weight of expectations
Always present but ignored
By the locals living in the shadow

Side by side
We scrape and climb
Side by side
We fight the fight

The ocean is a simile
Like a history we keep repeating
As familiar as our blood
And as dangerous as our true nature

Side by side
We try and try
Side by side
We fight the fight

Friction is an element
Required for the proper operation
Too much tension too much slack
Will upset the careful calibration

Bully for me
And bully for you
You're a bully for me
I'm a bully for you

The mountain is a metaphor
Overused in every situation

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from Work the Circuits, released March 16, 2015
Channeled by Rick Valentin at Studio Tedium
Mastered by Chris Goosman at Baseline Audio Labs
Copyright 2014, Random Hut Music (BMI)

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Thoughts Detecting Machines Normal, Illinois

Thoughts Detecting Machines is the latest project from Rick Valentin, the man behind the pioneering late-80’s alternative band, Poster Children and its concurrent electronic side project, Salaryman. TDM is a collision of indie rock guitars and looped electronics. ... more

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