Pay To Pray EP

by The Swan King

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Scumbag The raw sound of garage rock and grunge, but with a more aggressive mindset than would normally be present in such rock. Kinda like garage metal in a way I guess. Whichever way you look at it or listen to it, this EP is a rockin' little affair that would fit nicely into any self-respecting hard rock collection! Favorite track: Cold Steel.
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j shay thick, immediate and thoughtful. Favorite track: Flood Tactic.
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released August 28, 2012

Recorded by Andrew Ragin at Wall To Wall Recording Chicago
Mastered by Collin Jordan at The Boiler Room



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Track Name: The Swan KIng - Decadent Escape

Lasted Wasted Rebuilt
Born Into The Doom
Lasted Wasted Rebuilt
What's it going to be?

Lasted Wasted Rebuilt
For The Greater Good
Lasted Wasted Rebuilt
Say You Will, Know You Won't

Can You Stay Obsessed (2x)
Where's Your Escape
Where's Your Decadence
In Decadence
Track Name: Flood Tactic

Sick And Comfortable In These Distracted Times
It's Nothing New Yet The Old Rules Don't Apply
So What Selfishness Can You Quell
Seeing Past Prophecy
Nature Will Take What It Needs

In These Lies In Which We Live
The Simple Answer Is In The Storm
Impatience Taking It's Toll
Impatience Leading Us All

Sometimes The Tide Feels Too Great
The Calmness In The Storm Seeks The Spirit From The Bone
Can't Run Back To What's Not There
Make The Best
Nature Will Take What It Needs
Track Name: Cold Steel

Seeing Through The Lungs
Breathing Through The Eyes
Wonder All You Want
The Future Age has Passed

How Far Must We Go
Tearing Under Walls
Digging Up The Mines
Looking For The Road

Tearing Through The Streets
Tearing Through The Ice
Tearing Through The Steel
Straight Off The Cold Steel
Track Name: Pay To Pray

It wont be long till it's undone
Wont you find it easier once you've had your fun

They came and went but they wont pass
Would it be easier if it wouldn't last
Or change your past

They have hoped that they'd see you again
But to their dismay you fled their land.

They will not give up, They will not give out.
They have come to take, They have come to save
And Save they Will

This Time History
Will not repeat her sins.
When the knock comes to your door
You better hope you've paid to pray

I hope you Paid To Pray