REBELS SING (A Tribute to Todd Serious & The Rebel Spell)

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In loving memory of Todd 'Serious' Jenkins and in tribute to The Rebel Spell whose songs have touched, inspired and moved so many of us over the years ... more than 2 dozen musicians and bands from across the country have collaborated with Harvest King Records, Not Yer Buddy, Deathbridge Disease and Rebel Time Records to bring you 'REBELS SING' !!! A double 12" Vinyl LP featuring 26 covers spanning The Rebel Spell's discography.

The digital download includes 4 original and beautiful songs in dedication to Todd including one from THE REBEL SPELL!

The record is a 100% non profit endeavor with all proceeds above cost going to a charity of The Jenkins Family's choosing.

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released September 30, 2016

NYB #019

Arrangement by: Dylan Ludwig
Mastered by: Rob White

Tracks 1-26 written by The Rebel Spell
Tracks 27-30 written by contributing artists

*all songs used with permission

Album Cover by: Justin Ludwig / Painting by: Def 3

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Track Name: PROPAGANDHI - I Am A Rifle
Built like a dream out of the past crushing generations with a foggy mass of seething anger and unhealed wounds
I can’t make this right but don’t be confused

I am a rifle I am this blockade I’m banners and violence and car-bombs and riots
I am a rifle I am this blockade I am the fire of a thousand murdered sons

Don’t look to me to give the future back don’t look to me to rework the past I’m only here to bring things to a head you can cover your ears it doesn’t change who I am

I am a rifle I am this blockade I’m banners and violence and car-bombs and riots
I am a rifle I am this blockade I am the fire of a thousand murdered sons

I haunt the Chilcotin, I stalk Palestine. I fueled Rwanda’s worst I held Lasagna’s hand. I’m one hundred shades of hunger

I am a rifle I am this blockade I am the fire of a thousand murdered sons
I am resistance I am your problem I’m not leaving and I am your fault
Track Name: BRUTAL YOUTH - Bring 'em In
I was in a room it was beautiful. This is something that can be shared. We moved together and no-one felt alone. There was music and something else in the air not like a drug, it felt like love Why exclude when there’s room in here?

Fear is what stops us. Hatred stops us. Pride can stop us. Weakness stops us.
Ignorance stops us. Self-doubt stops we’re on a mission and this exclusion kills us

The moon was so bright on our back like a train overtaking you’ve got to move fast the pain of being around for such a short time the immortality you seek from being part of something more

Fear is what stops us. Hatred stops us. Pride can stop us. Weakness stops us.
Ignorance stops us. Self-doubt stops we’re on a mission and this exclusion kills us

We’re on the right track in one tiny scene but for things to change our ideals must be mainstream. The subdivision of subculture has our numbers growing thin ignore the difference Bring ‘em in Bring ‘em in!
We’ve got a group with an ethic of tolerance and a practice of ignorance a standard of activism and a practice of inaction
a history of collectivism but community is a place to begin and did I mention there’s guitars Bring ‘em in Bring ‘em in!

Fear is what stops us. Hatred stops us. Pride can stop us. Weakness stops us.
Ignorance stops us. Self-doubt stops we’re on a mission and this exclusion kills us
Fear is what stops us. Hatred stops us. Pride can stop us. Weakness stops us.
Ignorance stops us. Share the ideal, live the way you feel try to move faster just to stay awake
Track Name: REDS - Can't Fool Me
This place is a trap.
The outside has been choked off and the brilliance of it is we can’t seem to tell.
Put bars up around me, I’ll see them right now, trap me with words, I’ll swear I built it myself

Manufactured consent through passive means.
A pervasive and constant lullaby
about choice but this can’t be true cause there’s only one side.
You’re gonna have to do better cause I won‘t lose my mind

They say love these walls cause without them we’d fall.
But this thinking’s so small we only live despite them all.
Your cages won’t save us; they’re no help at all.
We know you’re fucking wrong

Please save me she says and looks to the sky but the sky doesn’t answer and the girl doesn’t fly.
But she crosses herself sits back on the floor and rocks while she cries still believing the stories

There is nothing worth saving that can’t be taken away
this tyranny is fuckin smooth the old methods are gone.
You think your voice is getting through cause you can vote or wave a sign
but you’re gonna have to do better if you intend to keep your mind.

They say love these walls cause without them we’d fall
but this thinking is so small we only live despite them all.
Your cages won’t save us, they’re no help at all,
we know you’re fucking wrong
We can see it cruel
we resent it.
Relentless, invasive you can’t fool me.

I’m confused by rules they’re never precise enough for me
and it doesn’t matter how far you take them they’re never gonna be.
I need a place where everyone can see but I’m not kidding myself I know it’s just a dream.
Right now is all I’ve got so I won’t be caught.
You can fuck yourself you can’t fool me
Track Name: KLEINS96 - Sullied Graves
The strobe of explosions lights the terror on your face and I can’t see my feet through the dust that chokes the streets
When it all has settled they’ll find bodies that won’t exist though we’ve repeatedly been told that were safer in this place
Hold my hand dear sister they can’t fall like this forever Run! run Run! run
The bombers aren’t like soldiers they haven’t got their own minds but they were fuelled and reloaded. How’s it gonna end?

If it ever ends
I imagine whole armies on trial
You're guilty by your apathy and complicit in your simplicity don’t try to blow it off as too far beyond your means I will repeat myself until these ideas are heard I’ll write about disorder and murder driven by simple greed

Now change places I’m still not awake and landing lights brush past my face/ a soldier here I feed the planes
Illuminated by diodes close enough to burn my skin. There is also a pale yellow glow but that comes from within
“Snap out of it kid, you’re gonna lose your head”. Stupid motherfucker I never owned it anyway
The big Bomber is fuelled and the turbines whine its dirty claws rake the sky scars in the form of jet streams

Oh tell me not to leave for the hills this place is lost we’re gonna let ‘em burn
I’ll take the kind we’ll save ourselves but leave the trapped to die I know that’s not right
It seems we’re overrun and this chapters nearly closed it can’t happen fast enough it’s all gotta go
Giving up on everything is as bad as giving in you’ve got a voice let’s hear you throw it in

All the tired sceptics say how’s this gonna end

If it ever ends. I imagine whole armies on trial
You're guilty by your apathy and complicit in your simplicity don’t try to blow it off as too far beyond your means
I will repeat myself until these ideas are heard I’ll write about disorder and murder driven by simple greed
Don’t accept your place in a place where slavery is sold as freedom while children beg for water.
Lay down your arms when those who follow orders like they’re not responsible lay in shallow sullied graves!
Track Name: ATD - 430am
Another sleepless night about a winless fight I’m thinking maybe I’ll just pull out but how do you say goodbye when you don’t know how to talk.
So I know I can’t walk cause this is all that I know and it’s not that I don’t care but things are fucked up and I don’t know what else to do

4:30 AM I still haven’t slept I’m thinking what is it that I have kept locked up inside of me so tight that it makes me scream my mind and drive all night.

There’s a million kids in a thousand dimensions and if there not like you you gotta hold it against them. Try to remember we’re all in a time where it’s forbidden to talk
I gotta figure out what I’m trying to say because all that comes to mind in the middle of the night all alone in the dark is waaa haa hey

I know that I’ve said before but I’m gonna say again that it’s a long walk home
And I know that we’ll make it in if we can recognize that we’re long lost friends.
If they have there way that is if we let them hold sway they’d fill us with hate and say we’re not the same
But I know that if we don’t give in we’re gonna find a song that we all can sing

I know that I’ve said before but I’m gonna say again that it’s a long walk home
But I know that if we don’t give in we’re gonna find a song that we all can sing

4:30 AM…
Track Name: SELFIST - December 8th, 1980
1980 Regan is sworn in and he promises to make America strong again
Build up the military rid all the Communists start an arms race only he can win
West 72nd street Manhattan Mark David Chapman with a gun in his hand
A Manchurian candidate on a star struck date who’s body is a tool for a for the CIA

As he looks up from the sidewalk his surroundings come into view his eye track back down past his wrist, his mind is not his own nor is the gun that he’s holding and he has the strange sensation of wondering what he will do

Lennon wanted a revolution and that was more than they could take
The Republicans needed a solution aggression is how they communicate

1980 christmas not too far away a songwriter crawls dying in the night
Four 38s caught in his back and a black-op pawn rewrites Catcher in the Rye
Not a worldwide leader but a worldwide motivator of anti-war activism with the power to cause peace
When 5 years in hiding only makes your legend stronger there is only one way to stop you imagine what could have been

Never before or since has one person held influence on so many people
to move toward peace and all that it means then put your self in Reagan’s shoes, what would you do?

Lennon wanted a revolution and that was more than they could take
The Republicans needed a solution aggression is how they communicate

Justify the slaughter in Nicaragua, El Salvador and the death in Guatemala a threat to you and how you control.
You use fear you use hate your use terror you use pain
Take a deep breath, 2 hands on the revolver, cock the hammer, don’t pull squeeze the trigger
John Hinkley jr. my hero. Shoot straight next time, shoot straight next time, shoot straight

Lennon wanted a revolution and that was more than they could take
The Republicans needed a solution aggression is how they communicate
Lennon wanted a revolution and that was more than they could take
Lennon wanted a revolution
Track Name: DOUG NAUGLER - All We Want
I want to think that normal is beautiful
I want the things that I can do to be enough for me
I want some truth in the way we act and feel
Not reflections of the way that we think that we should be
I want back everything you stole
I want everyone to see that this is so hollow
I’ll peel your talons back you’ve lost this one now let me go

All we want is to be left alone

Since I could see I’ve been led to believe
That perfect is attainable in the way we look and feel
My expectations from greeting to goodbye
Are tainted by feelings that they’re not what they should be

The idea that it’s really not so bad
depends on how you define survive
If we looked inside we’d probably find hey we’re alright

All we want is to be left alone

Don’t mistake my desire to avoid you
for some kind of pacifist stance
When I figure out what the fuck and how
I’ll come across the table and tear you down

Your brutal shot begins each day
rancid starlight sucks my will away
glossy pages another perverse faith
All we want is to be left alone
Track Name: TOMORROW STARTS TODAY - It's A Beautiful Future
It's a beautiful future come be a part of it
Don’t think twice it’s not actually a choice
It’s got all you could want promises on promises
Don’t be afraid just go along with it
Expect everything you would never dream of
Let your imagination go to a sci-fi wonderland
Built from the most marvelous things
Your friends will never believe what you’ve seen

It’s a beautiful future
It’s a long steep stairwell to nowhere
It’s a beautiful future
Don't believe it for a minute run away
Look for the source of what you see
behind the brilliance of the display
It’s a beautiful future Hooray…?

It doesn’t get any safer than 10 million cops
Helicopters up high and police dogs
The borders are sealed you’ll never get out
But believe me there is nowhere better to go
You’ll see things never seen
Like cities underground and the very last tree
Miles and miles of scorched black sand
But nevermind all that come spend some time

Read the fine print for this trip
It’s a bumpy ride that will make you sick and
We’re not sure if it’s better to survive
But you can decide that when you arrive
Take care of your eyes mind the sun
Don’t worry about thirst the water’s gone
Put some beans in your basement
and get ready to beg
A new dark age is on its way

It’s a Beautiful future
The rest of your life in the shiniest cage

Blind panic should clog your veins
violent rebellion against this change
should fill your pointless days

It’s a beautiful future. Hooray.
Track Name: THE FALLOUT - Fight For The Sun
You might believe this is a real nice place where everyone is free and more or less safe
But did ya know around the world they’ve locked up about 10 million people?
You might not have known but that just changed don’t confuse this for justice just cruel and insane
But to those among us that know and are raising hell to free them

Fight for the sun my bold friends, fight for the sun this night will end. I promise...
Fight for the sun my bold friends, fight for the sun this night will end Fight for the sun fight for the sun fight for the sun it’s coming

We might look different but we’re all the same in that we all need to move and feel love to stay sane
But our cruel species withholds these rights from 25 Billion creatures
How many years cutting day and night would it take to sever that much chain?
You need to help what will it take to get you all to see this!?

I wait they wait when is it coming? Don’t wait, they wait you must bring the sun.

Let’s go bass man walk me home now
It’s only music but I’ve got you listening
Crank the volume bring the rage up
Harder drummer let them hear it
I need some voices a thousand voices
I need you all and one more thing
guitar guitar guitar guitar
Track Name: MANSBRIDGE - Tragedy
Fuck you all I know what’s going on
you’ll remember me when I’m gone
I follow the path of the greats and through their words
I got the truth about you and the world
I’ll spill both blood and bile,
kill myself trying to walk the same miles
And no it hasn’t occurred to me that
I chose the martyrdom of art over the military

I know you think you’re right but I can see you’ve been deceived
And if your goal is tragedy then I’d say you’re on your way

There’s no glory in cell destruction
I’ve been built to do as I’m told
Me big, me strong “shoot guns not dope”
my life’s so structured I’ll be cast in stone
The war exists in my own back yard it seems
I’ll take my streets back with my knife and my 2 bare hands
I’m mentally programmed for order and control,
question what I’m really doing… No fuck no!

I know you think you’re right but I can see you’ve been deceived
And if your goal is tragedy then I’d say you’re on your way

Your minds bleached clean
from the stains of blood just a marionette holding a gun
You wouldn’t join an army or religious cult
but you’re in a cage of words that you built yourself
They’ve actually got you by your arms and your legs
There are hooks in your mind that are there to stay

Free your mind
Find some order
We both need to take a look at each other

The same lies come from both sides
We’re all gonna die
Track Name: ROYAL RED BRIGADE - Hacksaw
Even the night air was like a blow drier so in the daytime he’d stick to the canyons between the buildings where the anomie is enough to send you reeling
But in the evenings he found a scene where this didn’t matter
Maybe 200 people and some old amplifiers and when he was among them he was someone at last
And among this little scene people recognized the mind of poet and a prophet with some wisdom for the world

I’m at war with the liars I’m a war with the thieves I’m at war with all this hatred all I want is peace. But I can’t find the truth there is politics to these streets, there’s a cop in every one of us and I am an urchin thief

The other side of this glorious life was the true credibility of being dirt poor. You can’t get a job if you can’t get a shower besides there’s no fuckin grandeur in being a slave.
So his favourite transgression was big overstocked stores it seemed much less harm than robbing more poor. It’s not up to us to question the way that he lived but I’ve got a huge problem with the way that he died

I’m at war with the liars I’m a war with the thieves I’m at war with hatred and all I want is peace. But I can’t find the truth there is politics to the streets, there’s a cop in every one of us and I am an urchin thief

Some Sunday evening he was caught in an alley with his namesake in one hand and a new pup in his coat
The cops shot him in the face they said he was armed. He was just a scared kid holding a hacksaw.

Just another street kid wasn’t worth a thing
Nothing more just go on with your day
Listen late at night you’ll hear the streets ring
The sum of all this conflict and all he had to say was,
“all I want is peace”
Track Name: SPANNER - I See Fire
The bars on the windows don’t make me feel more secure it just reminds me that we’re trapped in here
When I blink lately I see fire and if I keep them closed I’m free for a while
And there’s black but with stars of gold and the hint of something better that these streets now hold Something complete and a chance to believe and now I’m stronger since I see fire woah

I see fire burning I see fire burning I see fire burning Can you smell the hope
I see fire burning I see fire burning now we’re tearing up their shitty fuckin world

We met a short prophet with soot on her face standing on a box and screaming at the sky
I’m just once small voice but like a beacon of light I’ve drawn you to me to even up the score
I got hand full of matches and a heart of gold I’ve had this vision from out in the cold but that will change when I make you believe I’ve called you all together cause I see fire woah

You can’t defeat us or come between us but you may join us as we watch it burn
Track Name: DRUM & BELL TOWER - Pride & Privilege
You probably understand the shame of hatred over race so I’d like to point out a couple other things.
You were born in this spot did you deserve what you got? How about any other? Human or not.
And your perspective it must be the best never mind that your mentors built this fuckin’ mess
How about your ability or the way that you talk what makes you so special let’s give it some thought

Why gender? Why species? Why country? Why family? Indoctrination
Why gender? Why species? Why country? Why family? What is it you think you see?

Let’s examine the flag they assigned you at birth, why is it there? How does it work?
If people in glass houses shouldn’t throw stones then those in ivory towers probably shouldn’t break bones
How about religion? Artificial division all decked out with dogma and tricks
And finally this thing to round out the list. Does your dick make you better? It sure don’t look like it

Why these arbitrary lines between you them and me?
Why the pride in privilege not what you’ve achieved?
Why do you think you know better how we all should be?
I can’t see how we’ll ever agree?

Do you believe that some should die starving?
Cause millions of soldiers enforce this doctrine
Look for your power not a messiah
Scream for the eagle and scream for the vulture
What you do is all you are and
you could probably do better than the pain you’re causing
Scream and scream like you’re the one dying
And don’t stop screaming until your heartbeat stops
Track Name: SOUNDCITY HOOLIGANS - Is It Enough
It’s been so long since I felt like I had it right
but I’ve got three strong reasons I’ll be alright tonight.
Two’ve got guitars and the others got my back.
I know what you’re thinking, will it be enough?

Is it enough, is the music enough, is it enough, well it’s enough for me

The amps go off and I feel like I’ve been dropped
I can’t help thinking I wanna stay inside that chorus.
There’s only one thing that’s ever kept me from harm
it’s my one true love and my favorite place to go.

Is it enough, is the music enough, is it enough, well it’s enough for me
Track Name: RECKLESS REBELS - Truth Crew
Is it in you heart is your heart in it what do you give when you do what you do

Me and my crew are like a bunch of kids in a tiny fort in a tattered tree that’s forgotten about it’s roots but I can still see the ground
And what of us up so high does it mean we’re something divine nope see it just means I’d rather not hear your lies

Who’s true? Truth crew. Who’s true? Truth crew. Who’s true? Truth crew. Don’t make me ask again
Who’s true? Truth crew. Who’s true? Truth crew. Who’s true? Truth crew. now lets go back to the start

I don’t care what you have to say unless you really believe it anyway and so check your self when you sing does the truth come out when you sing does the truth come out
And if it doesn’t then look around and ask yourself if you’ve found the key to your empty life.

The words of my prophets all ragged with lies honestly Jane I don’t know any more

Who’s true? Truth crew. Who’s true? Truth crew. Who’s true? Truth crew. Don’t make me ask again
Who’s true? Truth crew. Who’s true? Truth crew. Who’s true? Truth crew. Take it down for a minute
Track Name: SOILED DOVES - Hopeless
There is a deep deadly sadness growing inside of me it hurts to be here but I can’t leave
And if I found a way to walk away, well where then what would I be?
I’d be useless to you and worse to me and I don’t get any better on self-pity
I don’t get anything else just this bit of time so I, I, I, I

I’d like to help you up, I’ve got power to spare
Don’t believe for a second that there’s no one else there
I’ve got enough for you even in the depths of my despair
I will help you up, I’ve got power to spare

I feel the same way towards everything from a tiny worm to a leaning tree
I love the underdog every time I’m not sure why or what it means
Inequities in power compel me to try and overwhelming odds are when I thrive
I’m not happy just on my game and one more time I’ll try to explain
Track Name: DESTROILET - Murderers
Let’s go off the deep end past the lines of even war.
Claims of decency or moral high-ground
no matter how you twist the words it’s just wrong

Justify your cruelest day
they’re not like us they’re small you see
Burn their eyes, remove their skin,
open their heads to see what ticks
Swim ‘til exhaustion takes you down
this is somehow relevant tell me how
Yes I would give back the medicine
if that is what it actually meant

Cut out your own heart that’s where the sickness is
It won’t hurt at all you don’t feel anything
Cut out your own heart that’s where the sickness is
Take my word it won’t hurt at all

I’m not aware of any reason
that any life is worth less than me
You’ve said intelligence and I laughed,
said reason and I gagged
say compassion and I’ll lose my mind

When I snap it will be for this and in my cell write an endless list
Of who you are and what you did
the lies you told to further this
And don’t think that you won’t be on it
because all you did was close your eyes
Layers of god stacked three deep. DNA, men and greed

Cut out your own heart that’s where the sickness is
It won’t hurt at all you don’t feel anything
Cut out your own heart that’s where the sickness is
It won’t hurt at all

All unmighty things
I’m sorry that it took me so long to get it.
All unmighty things
should parade across your conscience. Why did no-one tell me?
All unmighty things
Why don’t they tell kids?
All unmighty things
Why don’t they tell kids?
All unmighty things
Go on tell them what we’ve done
Track Name: SOCIETY'S ILLS - They Know
I’m the prisoner of an insane regime.
They let me walk around but I cannot leave.
Their control here is almost complete the last step is for me believe.

Believe that they’re trying or that and they really mean well
believe they can’t see and that they think they offer hope
I know that they don’t but they won’t leave it alone

Their faces all smiles and their rhetoric choice
the common line “it’s the best that we’ve got”
their fallback defense is that they don’t know
they’ve asked and they’ve asked but I cannot say so

This place is a lifeboat and the captains got this grin
that makes me want to jump over board and swim as hard as I can away from it all
But there is nowhere to go
so I stay and I row
I want the safety of home
but they keep saying no.

"You do the work, we’ve got it all figured out. Just row"
Their faces all smiles and their rhetoric choice
the common line “it’s the best that we’ve got”
Their fallback defense is that they don’t know and they’ve asked and they’ve asked but I cannot say so

They know

You know you’re safe somewhere inside so you take your time
While you wait it’s life so don’t claim you tried
I can tell you something about the cards that they hold they like to have you believe that they don’t but

they know

They’ve come to their pulpits they want my support
They say we’re doing our best you’ve got to know but I don’t they know
Track Name: ANATOMY CATS - See Through
You're see through I can see through you You're see through I can see through you
I can see through I can see through your lies I can see through I can see through your lies
But what I can't do when I see through you I can't see through I can't see through your eyes
You're see through I can see through you You're see through I can see through you

I find it hard to understand what it is you think your doing or what it is you'll actually gain do you think you can trick the whole world and no-one will see that you’re a supercharged wraith I know what your doing and your tactics make me laugh but there’s people who don’t and that’s just fuckin sad You’re not out to save the world you’re not gonna give it a chance your the drunk behind the wheel of 20,000 tanks. You control what I see on my television and when I’ve called you on your occlusion you’ve even tried even tried to blind this punk on a mission but your pepper-spray has just sharpened my vision

It’s not cause I’ve got x-ray eyes it’s more about the fact that I’m so sensitive to lies
All you’ve managed to do is split the world in 2 and fatten your pockets but your profits won’t last the support that you gain is gonna spike and then crash cause you’ve taught all your cattle to revolve around cash
And even if you manage to stay on top for a while it’s rising up like my anger and bile
up from the streets all around you in through the same cracks I can see through and like water expands when the freeze up comes get my meaning it’s time to run

We’re in the midst of historical times looking back you won’t believe your eyes Stand up take warning another dictator’s on the rise another Mussolini with the world in his eyes.
You try to hold us down with deceit and lies but I’m not blind… Fuck you! I can see through you
Track Name: JESSE LEBOURDAIS - Sit With Me Anger
Sit with me anger it’s just you and me let’s clear this up I can’t let you leave
Something’s not the same though I said I’d never change- All this talk is losing steam, rants become a drone
I need the clarity you bring, so the drive can stay cause now I stand and philosophise while the world moves away
It’s chaos that fuels me outrage that feeds me the simplicity that frees me and not moving is gonna beat me

What if I thought about things? What if they were things that can’t be? What if I cried for change? Could I teach anyone to see?

Everything I learn says you can’t win and all that it takes is the march of time
How can you be so sure on a path, it’s not a simple world but the confusion falls away when you break things down to right or wrong
The contrast is high between move and rot the more you’ve got the more you want to stop
What happened to you, you no longer want anything so much like me you’re tempted by sleep

What if I thought about things? What if they were things that can’t be? What if I cried for change? Could I teach anyone to see?
What if it was I’ll I could do? What if I needed my rage and what if no-one else could be bothered to care. What if it tried to leave me?
Then the only question left to ask was, “What if I fail?”

And…Why the lost cause? Why’d I choose this? What can I do? What if it mattered to me?
What if I fade? Why should I try? Why the questions?

There was a time we hadn’t even met so long ago I can’t even remember it
But I didn’t need you I had the clarity of youth, a narrow perspective and the faith that I could.
But age tends to jade eyes and skin turns to leather concrete waivers and knowledge shows a lack of it all kinds of questions about perfect directions confuse the thinker. And it just doesn’t get better

Oh my friend I’m in a cold dark night your existence has always been my fire and light
But now you’ve been doused by a confused mess. Still, I’d fall and drown if I let you go
But I can’t and I won’t so keep me warm there is a brutal doubt trying to break me down for a time I find the strength and then comforting voice like a sirens song says you’ve got it all Lay down.
Track Name: JEFF ANDREW - It Can't Be Just Me
Glass eyes scan my skin and
I’d sever my spine just to not feel it anymore
when I look up I wanna see the sun
I should feel warm not sick to my stomach.
I’ve been dreaming about death
a death where the pain is gone
a death where the confusion
of the city can’t reach me
and most of all meters of soil
protect me from those hard eyes

How broken would I have to be
to feel alright watched this way
What is wrong with every one of you
that would ever think that this is ok?
It can’t be just me

I cover my face in public spaces
because my photograph is not yours to keep
Are masks and padding the way that we will dress
just to maintain anonymity?
I don’t remember what privacy was
and I know that it is something
today’s children will never understand
guardian drones will shape their minds

The streets are occupied by armies of bots
I’m not crazy just look around
Am I the only one
who doesn’t know where I’m going right now?
Stand up meet the gaze this is your life too.
Track Name: FLAGPOLERS - Net Worth
There is fleeting moments when I feel my life is worth something but I don't matter to me and I don't matter to you.
This theme’s a variation on the greatest of problems life inside the beast is actually worth nothing
So we all accept an opiate and think we're better off. Whether academic or prostitute or evil in a three piece suite under this system you ever wonder what you're worth if your not made of gold I've got some news for you.
Wake up you're all worth nothing

Junkies shoot junk see while business men chase money and drunk teens kill drunk teens cause they've been taught what life means by the same fuckin machine
It all means the same see it all means nothing it all means nothing it all means nothing

When your egos inflated from being stroked by your boss try to remember you’re only worth what you cost.
We all play these silly games and think we're something that we're not do you really think it matters if you live or just rot
You got no money so I’ll give away the truth I do appraisals of poor folk like you I count up your fillings and surgical steel screws
The value of your life? Here's an estimate for you.
Wake up you're all worth nothing
Track Name: SOBER BECKY feat. ILLICIT DISSENT - Mover Of Movers
Holding a single thought and a relentless passion
is fanatical to some idealistic to others.
to have only one duty to destroy the order
to benefit future generations.

this is more powerful than any stupid religion,
political trend or hollow tradition
what this boils down to is perception of freedom
singular purpose and sacrifice

Hold one thought just a single thought
hold one thought in your head for all your time here
Hold one thought, hold on, hold fast
one thought one thought one thought one thought

They call it conviction cause there’s no way out
that ideal for some is a sentence for others
When you lose your way you are lost
sounds simple enough maybe not
Think about what moves you is there anything at all
we’d all like to think we do as much as we can
there is no excuse but confusion for now
distraction from purpose is their favorite tool

Hold one thought just a single thought
hold one thought in your head for all your time here
Hold one thought, hold on, hold fast,
one thought one thought one thought one thought

We strive for a life of autonomy,
this is a cause and not just a spark.
behold, the spirit of Nechayev’s contempt for the tsar

Hold one thought just a single thought
hold one thought in your head for all your time here
Hold one thought, hold on, hold fast,
one thought one thought one thought one thought

Cult like dedication,
a keen sense of destruction
an endless struggle for real change
imagine if tomorrow could never be the same
what you live for, is what you will die for
Track Name: CDP - Rebels Sing
The story is about Chiapas and the Brazen Mohawk roar and all the love filled soldiers who who’ve lived and died for more
They’re the ones among the crowd that won’t back down the stories and legends that humble us all

For dreams of justice, brave romantics with amazing will of heart and purpose
They speak to us say, “own your fear”. The words of these warriors have rung in my ears for years

I fought the way it was but I’m not a hero I just stood up when no gambler would take those odds

Like tiny alpine flowers on a wasteland of battered soil all they need is the smallest piece of ground to live their lives
But those with too much have the only means to take it all. Who can face that challenge? Who can see what’s wrong?

Brasilia’s workers, Sandinistas, Peoples army ragtag rebels
Tiny Diggers, smaller chances will they be forgotten no I don’t think so

I fought the way it was but I’m not a hero I just stood up when no gambler would take those odds

Wolverine is not far away he’s in our hearts he’s on this stage
Wolverine is not make believe he can’t be held back he’s in a rage
We do what we do straight out of love and not for anything else and that’s why rebels sing
Track Name: ANCIENT GRAINS - Last Run
Run run run run my gorgeous cousins to a beautiful place where the helis don’t fly
Out of the reach of man and industry away from this scourge, the destroyer of all
This doesn’t come from logic or ignorance you’ve been set up and sentenced to die
You’ve been blamed but you won’t be tried just poisoned or shot for someone else’s crimes

Don’t blame the wolf, don’t blame the seal if it will help you can blame me
Blame the tar sands and the fishing fleets, or forestry, blame industry

200,000 cattle trample the land, roads end wilderness for everything it has
The tailing ponds kill the river that runs through and wolves get the blame for missing Caribou
Giant drag nets scrape the ocean dead and somehow seals are the new threat
Double the humans in less than 50 years and it’s someone else’s fault when the herds disappear

Don’t blame the wolf, don’t blame the seal, if it will help you can blame me,
Blame the tar sands and the fishing fleets, or forestry blame industry
Don’t blame the wolf, don’t blame the seal, if it will help you can blame me,
How about the growing cities and the sprawling streets, blame agriculture, blame industry
Blame me Blame me

Every witch hunt the same purpose, be it women, wolves, snakes or albatross
How long will these games go on they do nothing to help and only deepen the loss

Blame the war on nature, blame the fear of green, blame the lazy cowards in huge machines,
Blame us all together as we poison the sea, blame the way we consume and breed and breed
or pesticides and the GMO wheat, the water you waste for the taste of meat
Blame acid rain, yes it’s still a thing, clear-cuts you can see from space
reactor leaks, open pits, massive dams and their floods of death
Blame our anthropocentric mind disease, science dragged out back and forced to its knees
Blame your own inaction while the world bleeds, blame that on the distractions of your silly scene
I know you need a sacrifice to your god of greed if it will help you can take me blame me blame me blame me
Track Name: THE REBEL SPELL - Solemn Eyes (Bonus Track)
You've got those darting eyes, a crooked spine, you will never grow old
Suspicious times, counting crimes, your rhymes continue to un-fold
Climbing high, just as time it flies, we will never grow old
Memories, the only things, some stories to go untold

We'll be here and you'll be near
Just like you always were
And we won't forget what you said
We will remember everything
All we have to do is just push play

The seasons change, life is re-arranged, but you will always be the same
In our eyes, in the ground and sky, a vision all too clear
We will push to gain as the world cries, and carries on in pain
We realize as the days go by, to see things through your eyes

We'll be here and you'll be near
Just like you always were
And we won't forget what you said
We will remember everything
All we have to do is just push play

We want to jump over board and swim as hard we can, away from it all
Oh our friend we're in a cold dark night
Your existence has always been our fire and light
What we do is all we are and we can probably do better than the pain we're causing
(It can't be just you)
They say love these walls cause without them we’'d fall but this thinking’'s so small we only live, despite them all.
Their cages won’t save us, they'’re no help at all.
We know they're fucking wrong.
We are not leaving and we are your fault.
We are all your fault

We'll be here and you'll be near
Just like you always were
And we won't forget what you said
We will remember everything
All we have to do is just push play
We will remember everything
All we have to do is just push play