Year of the Explosion

by Tom Hymn

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Recorded/mixed by Jacob Bullard / Sound of Skuzz
Mastered by Matt Ten Clay / Amber Lit Audio
Artwork by Andrea Nakhla
Cello by Heather Baker Jackson
Violin by Jeffrey Niemeier
Guitar/vox by Tom Hymn

B-side of a cassette release (A-side "Hide Everything"). Ask me about obtaining a physical copy.


Slow it down you don't have to go so fast
There's enough around those hands don't have to grasp
You can give you can give with all your might
You can choose to ignore don't you know you have the right
So here we grow
I slide finitely closer to you
But you already know
You're infinitely in everything we do
Light & dark both ends of the same string
The branches the bark without the roots ain't nothin
If daytime always stayed don't you know it'd have a different name
No seasons no phase nothing to signal change
So here we come
We're growing up through the dirt
And suddenly the sun shines so bright you know it hurts
Where do you run to when you're running from yourself
Who does the heart cry to when there's no one else
Where does the magic come from when there's no magic left
When there's nothing left but you
It's the moon's soft blanket it's a sungaze goodbye
A chain of happenings insight
Spaceship earth surrounded by the skies standing still
Passing in time
So slow it down you've got some complicated hands
They give & they take and it all slips through like sand
But it's the year of the explosion everything's coming out
All of these emotions don't you know they're coming out
Of your sweet English eyes
I can't see past them now
Those wise old owl eyes
They're staring at me now


released December 22, 2016



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Slinky folk trance garage punk from la Época de Oro.


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