My Life (Single)

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As I smoke a victory cigarette and write in my journal, I know, that in the end I don't matter. As you watch above, controlling all the proles, I just don't know if you're there at all And all our toils go to the endless war, and we conform to you, or face a cold cell wall You police our thoughts, and rule our hearts with fear, yet one mistake and you'll pay dear Eyes abound, respect no privacy, crushing the notion of freedom right out of me In this life, I have never known, simple pleasures that I could call my own All I know is pain and strife, the gifts you gave to me my brother Is this all our small lives could ever be? No we shall rise and end this madness! In my lifetime, in my lifetime, I've been taught that our freedom is slavery In my lifetime, in my lifetime, been programmed by endless newspeak In my lifetime, in my lifetime, I will win if I keep my humanity But in this lifetime, in this lifetime, mind your step because they're always watching, always watching Coffee with saccharine, a confessional note Mesmerized with the three words that she wrote She had a scarlet sash and short dark hair And what she brought out in me, a true love affair Her lust was as passionate as minutes of hate, Current politics, and that man Goldstein's fate We vowed to ignore party faithfulness And in a shopkeep's room that I must confess In this life, we have never known, simple pleasures that we could call our own All we have is wantonness, the gift you gave to me my darling Is this all our passion could ever be? But I had to betray you in that clinical chamber No we shall rise and end this madness! In my lifetime, in my lifetime, I've been taught that our freedom is slavery In my lifetime, in my lifetime, been programmed by endless newspeak In my lifetime, in my lifetime, I will win if I keep my humanity But in this lifetime, in this lifetime, mind your step because they're always watching, always watching You are left hollow and then filled with the approved rhetoric

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My Life (Single) with Look Long Into the Abyss (Bonus Instrumental)

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released August 20, 2017

Lyrics/Music: Preykonis
Mixing/Mastering: Sammy Sabbah
Art: Raymond Lowell

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Iconoclast//Messiah Albany, New York

Many have called without report but the clarion trumpets have finally answered in the form of pounding drums, vertiginous synthesizers, thunderous bass, ominous guitars, and guttural vocals telling stories intended to entertain, pontificate, shock, and inspire.

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