.​.​.​A Prelude

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(Verse) She plants the seeds watches them blossom & grow With an entrancing smile She exhibits all she owns She watches over the lands Disposed With her tainted hands Killing everything she knows (Pre Chor) A dance In tune with her venom In spectrums unseen Her mind out of reach Ensnared Esoteric movement At peace in her web The ritual weave Relieved Falling apart Thanking the earth Erased (Chor) But she knows well That we are the wicked We are the wild We are the evil ones (↑we aren’t even) Bound By what we adore By what we despise We are unwelcome (Verse) She only starves when she feeds She heals when she’s cut She bleeds when I caress her She only bends when you break She mends when you ache She sleeps when she’s awake She’s only clean in the dirt She’s safe within danger & happy in misery She only hurts in embrace She’s hollow when loved Debased
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Dilemma 04:40
(CHOR) I’m in a dilemma, dilemma. Nothing concludes well The verdict is near I’ll take it apart This schema, esquema They’re taking us to hell Don’t aim at the symptoms Aim at the heart (CHOR alternate) You call me the deviant, defiant But I can’t pretend to be deaf, dumb & blind While people I love are all Crying & dying I can’t do much for you, But for me & my own (Verse I) Chain’s off our wrist, now on our mind Once I could see, now I am blind & I never believed we could be so unkind To the ones we supposed to help rise & shine How do I awaken our kids, undefined, when our schools are industrializing their minds? How can I say, “you can be what you want”, When your fu ture depends on these nonchalant motha’s…? -- & I know this isn’t just a hang up -- ‘cause they push you in a corner just to rouse your anger -- I’ve been living a lie, & it doesn’t add up -- Who’s to say you don’t deserve just a little better? -- You can play deaf & blind toward discrimination -- but your sons & daughters already know how that feels -- Don’t hide your scars, don’t make up your cheek -- Make your changes now, if you ever want to be Free as a stream, reach for the best & be clean, ‘cause life is surreal People it seems, we’ve forgotten what it means to be. Human beings, with human needs, drowned in fashion & sex appeal You know that’s not the reality of things to be (Verse 2) How do you plan to be rid of the abuse, if everyone you know has got you hung from a noose? A high school drop-out is a tough road to follow Don’t know that by now, well you’ll know tomorrow Boys skipping pages while they’re still green Girl’s titties slinking by the time they’re sixteen Take a good look around, the suffering in here Is caused by look-alike puppeteer -- But you know you can’t blame him ‘cause you didn’t make it -- if he offers you a poison, you don’t have to take it --You can revel in your vice, but you know you’re dryin -- You complain about the prices, but still buy it -- Everybody gets a slice when it’s you they’re cutting -- With their fingers cold as ice, ‘cause their pie’s rotting -- Fooled once, fooled twice, that’s the claim of society -- They know your weakness, your frailty Centralize & rise quietly, ‘cause you know violence will cause a riot They sell us fear on the TV screen & we don’t know any better, so we have to buy it So don’t mess your skills, don’t treat your ills with pills If their God don’t kill you, then science will You know that’s not the reality of things to be (Out) Everywhere we go, it’s wicked song them sing x3 Pennies for your thoughts, dollars for your sins
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Killer 05:09
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Laotong 03:11
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Nightfall 04:00
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released June 6, 2012

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Sons on the Pyre Puerto Rico

Sons on the Pyre (abbreviated SOTP) is an Electronic & Alternative Rock band formed in 2012 in Puerto Rico.

Cesar Arroyo
(Active 2012 – Present)
“Serpent”
New York
Multi-Instrumentalist, Vocals, Composing

Alex Carrasquillo
“Master Bass”
(Active 2012- Present)
Puerto Rico
Bass & Sound Engineering

Bryan Ferrer
“Atticus”
(Active late 2012 – Present)
Puerto Rico
Keyboards, Synths
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