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released April 1, 2009

Written and Recorded by The Bemsha Swing

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The Bemsha Swing Auckland, New Zealand

We, The Bemsha Swing, are a beat combo from Auckland, New Zealand.
We hunt for freedom in feedback, drenching crass cut illumination in a wail of dripping, white hot noise.
We plow the fertile fields of the Anti-Bop; straight eight rhythms machine drummed 'til they are machine gunned into the great subconscious.
Our aims remain:
Enlightenment//Freedom//Expression
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Track Name: Das Vadanya
We coulda ruled this petty scene
Been feedback king and backbeat queen
I woulda worn you like a pin
That woulda shown those suckers a thing
But you'll have to settle
Settle for this song
Cause sweetheart that's all you get
When you're that far gone

Oceans!
Oceans!
Water runs between us

The gap's so small between
Hard to get and hard to want
So this little summer play of ours
Will have no Denouement
Yeah you'll have to settle
Settle for this song
Cause sweetheart that's all you get
When you're that far gone


Oceans!
Oceans!
Water runs between us

I don't care that you'll be seas away
You're still her, you're here today

I couldn't ask for the words.
Track Name: Spitting Spite
Sunset over the Vegas Girl
But there's lights in our eyes
So I don't care who you sucker punch
Just keep telling lies
Cause we're not here for the long run
Just the bits we're alive
So I don't care who you love girl
Just keep me surprised

I've seen you both in the lights
Lips pulled back, Spitting Spite
Cause this is how we say
Everything we cannot say
Yeah I've seen you both in the night
eyes pulled wide, ready to fight
Cause this is how we say
Everything we cannot say

We take turns to yell
Through a wall no one can see
Me scheming on you
You scamming on me
But don't worry, baby
I get the futility
That's why I don't care who you love, girl
Just don't make it me

I've seen you both in the lights
Lips pulled back, Spitting Spite
Cause this is how we say
Everything we cannot say
Yeah I've seen you both in the night
eyes pulled wide, ready to fight
Cause this is how we say
Everything we cannot say

She was right when she said
We give more than we get

We Give More Than We Get
Track Name: Dead Eyed Kids
We are the dead eyed kids
5 points up and going to waste
We are the dead eyed kids
Smart enough to earn minimum wage
We are the debt built kids
The top gets thinner every day
We are the debt built kids
The grip gets tighter every day
The grip gets tighter every day

We are just DNA and attitude
We are just DNA and attitude
And we got nothing, nothing to lose or to prove
Cause there's no, there's no value in youth

We are the dead eyed kids
5 points up and going to waste
We are the dead eyed kids
Smart enough to know we ain't getting paid
We are the debt built kids
The top gets thinner every day
We are the debt built kids
Cause the old don't die anymore
I said the old don't die anymore


We are just DNA and attitude
We are just DNA and attitude
And we got nothing, nothing to lose or to prove
Cause there's no, there's no value in youth

We're just a waste of time
Track Name: We Go Out
You know I'll be fine
Whether or not you're mine
Cause we don't live from 9 to 5
Yeah we wig out big time, big time!

So we, we go out, get fucked up
Try to forget we don't matter
Cause this is all we have
It's right now, it's everything, it's all that matters
So we, we go out, get fucked up
Try to forget we don't matter
This, this is the sound
Of a dream burning down

I think you will find
Honey I won't wait in line
Cause I can't live from 9 to 5
Yeah I wig out big time!

So we, we go out, get fucked up
Try to forget we don't matter
Cause this is all we have
It's right now, it's everything, it's all that matters
So we, we go out, get fucked up
Try to forget we don't matter
This, this is the sound
Of a scene crashing down