Relinquish the Anguish

by George Korein and the Spleen

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When I was little
Ultima IV taught me
one of the eight virtues
is humility.
I don't think I understood
The definition of humility.

Tori Amos told me
that for 15 minutes a day
she was totally honest with herself
even though it hurt like hell
Well, Tori, whatever I thought you meant,
I've been doing it 15 hours a day
I'm keeping busy, I'm in the loop

I keep it real, I keep it raw
If I never rise, how can I fall?
Became an autodidact of automalediction
As if the price of absolution is mere admission

Relinquish the anguish
It's part of me
It's my favorite part
Where would i be
Without self-flagellating corrupted honesty

Relinquish the anguish
Give in to fantasy
You're deluded, dying from your death grip
On reality
You think you'll win a prize,
O miser of misery?
You think you live in victory,
Unimpeachable killjoy
With a six foot radius?
Well you don't get to win,
I decree it
You must give in
To love


released June 16, 2017
GK - sequence, vox
Lizbot - vocals
Ricardo Lagomasino - drumkit loop
Enya - sample of Enya

Recording (vocals) by Barry Knob and GK at Retro City
Recording (drumkit) by Jeff Zeigler at Uniform
Mastered by James Plotkin
Recorded in 2015




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