Valles Marineris

by Palace Of The King

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1.
You won the battle but you lost the war It won’t take long and you’ll be asking for more Don’t take it lying no don’t take it at all You’re getting’ high but now here comes the fall Let the blood run free, there ain’t no you and me Let the blood run free, no it ain’t like I need you Let the blood run free, I ain’t that hard to please Let the blood run free yeah yeah yeah Sit out the back and really taking it in A little pain can show you where to begin I love the way you smash the lights so bright New hoar city yeah I’ll show you tonight It’s all the way you know it’s good when it’s wrong I fill you up with everything then I’m gone Let the blood run free, there ain’t no you and me Let the blood run free, no it ain’t like I need you Let the blood run free, I ain’t that hard to please Let the blood run free yeah yeah yeah Brick by brick, dollar by dollar, body by body there ain’t nothin’ in the water Brick by brick, dollar by dollar, body by body there ain’t nothin’ in the water Brick by brick, dollar by dollar, body by body there ain’t nothin’ in the water Brick by brick, dollar by dollar, body by body there ain’t nothin’ in the water Let the blood run free, what will be will be Let the blood run free, no it ain’t like I need you Let the blood run free, I ain’t that hard to please Let the blood let it run free yeah yeah Brick by brick, dollar by dollar, body by body there ain’t nothin’ in the water
2.
Rattle that cage, yeah you’re filled with rage Eyes wide open while you dig your grave Hold on tight to the past tonight Some day soon you’ll be seein’ the light Fly through the air like an owl at night Or diggin’ in the dirt like a mouse that’s right A bird of prey ain’t gonna bring you down It might be time that you were leavin’ town Stick it to the man 'fore he sticks it to you It don’t seem right to be here livin’ with you Try to rise above all the muck and the mud Take a little breath and leave me here as you run yeah Beyond the valley, one dies for the many Beyond the valley, there’s a higher truth yeah Beyond the valley, one dies for the many Beyond the valley Spinnin’ like a top and taking everything down I can see you comin’ pretty soon you’re gonna drown The fire in the stars you can take it too far You try to forget but we all know who you are Rattle that cage yeah you’re filled with rage Eyes wide open while you dig your grave Hold on tight to the past tonight Some day soon you’ll be seein’ the light yeah Beyond the valley, one dies for the many Beyond the valley, there’s a higher truth yeah Beyond the valley, one dies for the many Beyond the valley yeah Gone too soon don’t know what to do It ain’t your war but you’ll see it through Gone too soon and it just ain’t right We all go to hell tonight Don’t know what to do no no Don’t know what to do You were gone too soon Now you left me in hell yeah Beyond the valley, one dies for the many Beyond the valley, there’s a higher truth yeah Beyond the valley, one dies for the many yeah Beyond the valley
3.
Black Cloud 04:32
Yeah you know I'm a twenty first century man It's time to show ya not gonna let ya screw my plans You know it's there, that feelin' deep inside But you don't wanna join me for the ride Don't know why you wanna bring me down so bad no Don't know why I feel like I've been had You're a parasite I know it's dark inside Yeah you're a black cloud baby I've got insecticide but it won't make it right Yeah you're a black cloud baby You're a parasite, a demon in the night You're a black cloud baby That dog bite, gotta lock it up it's true It ain't right, but what else can I do? I've been a fool but you know those days are through yeah Take flight and I won't come after you You're a parasite I know it's dark inside You're a black cloud baby I've got insecticide but it won't make it right Yeah you're a black cloud baby You're a parasite, a shadow in the night Yeah you're a black cloud baby Into the black and I ain't ever coming back Drag me into the black and I ain't ever coming back Into the black and I ain't ever coming back Drag me into the black and I ain't ever coming back You're a parasite I know it's dark inside You're a black cloud baby I've got insecticide but it won't make it right Yeah you're a black cloud baby You're a parasite, a shadow in the night Yeah you're a black cloud baby Wasting all my time gonna lose my mind You're a black cloud
4.
The older I get the less I believe Got nothin’ to wear but my heart on my sleeve I’ll do you good, yeah I’ll do you just right 'Cause there ain’t no hell except the one in this life Prove me wrong and I’ll hand it to you Baby you’re strong show me what you can do Get to the top over all them bones Some day soon a new queen will take the throne yeah I know you think I’m insane But the bridge of the gods I’m gonna cross for you Don’t say you feel my pain Yeah the bridge of the gods is where I’m goin’ to I know a thing or two but I ain’t braggin' I’ve seen a thing or two now I’m insane All might be lost but I just keep draggin' You got a weight like a ball and chain I might be wrong but that shit that you do Is messin’ with your mind you don’t know who is who The older you get the more you believe Got nothin’ to wear but your heart on your sleeve yeah Your heart on your sleeve yeah it’s true I know you think I’m insane But the bridge of the gods I’m gonna cross for you Don’t say you feel my pain Yeah the bridge of the gods is where I’m goin’ to I know you think I’m insane But the bridge of the gods I’m gonna cross for you Don’t say you feel my pain Yeah the bridge of the gods it’s the bridge of the gods I know you wanna see down in the valley Yeah you do yeah you do walk with me I know you wanna see down in the valley yeah I know you think I’m insane But the bridge of the gods I’m gonna cross for you Don’t say you feel my pain Yeah the bridge of the gods is where I’m goin’ to I know you think I’m insane But the bridge of the gods I’m gonna cross for you Don’t say you feel my pain Yeah the bridge of the gods it’s the bridge of the gods
5.
Forty million years ago and no time to evolve Mutate take the dice and roll or you’ll be buried whole The lake of fire we sail tonight ashes in the sky Our gods have thrown us to the wolves Who knows the reason why We are the vampires, drinkin’ from her veins We are the vampires, things have gone insane We are the vampires, we do it oh so well We are the vampires, we’re goin’ straight to hell Evil empires on our bone, castles in the sand The devil waits upon his throne, offering his hand My tiny mind is but a speck upon the sea tonight Your breeding pairs have no respect They don’t know wrong from right, no We are the vampires, drinkin’ from her veins We are the vampires, now things have gone insane We are the vampires, we do it oh so well We are the vampires, we’re goin’ straight to hell One by one into a bottomless well Dig down deep you got it under your spell The ice is melting as you drink it down It’s a bitter taste another islands drowns yeah yeah We are the vampires, drinkin’ from her veins We are the vampires, now things have gone insane We are the vampires, we do it oh so well We are the vampires, we’re goin’ straight to hell We are the vampires We are the vampires
6.
Wealthy white Americans in dirt poor little places The bad old days are right there just written on their faces There’s a break down ahead, there’s a break in your heart And I don’t find it funny when you’re busy screwing stars Surfing on the wave and you wanna form a team Where you can write your articles and you know we can live the dream yeah Here in the empire of the sun Here in the empire of the sun They’ve got cameras on the corner down there Got women on the mind it’s true You‘re gonna follow in the footsteps baby We’ve got real big plans for you Sitting out the back yeah and thinkin’ there of you I gave myself the license to say my love is true Don’t tell me your secrets and I won’t tell you mine The perfect wave is out there you can have it any time Here in the empire of the sun Here in the empire of the sun They’ve got ladies on the corner down there Got cameras on the mind it’s true You’re gonna follow in the footsteps baby We’ve got real big plans for you Got real big plans for you You know it’s true they’re gonna walk all over you You know it’s true ain’t nothin’ you can do You know it’s true they’re gonna walk all over you Yeah yeah Here in the empire of the sun Here in the empire of the sun Here in the empire of the sun Here in the empire of the sun
7.
Now I dig those moves they make me feel alright But I won’t go walkin’ into the light I sure up the wall before they start to attack Now I’ve gotta be crazy if I want her back yeah I’m sick as a dog But I ain’t gonna stop until I get my hands on you I’m sick as a dog through and through But I ain’t gonna quit no way no how until I get you Now drink your potion and they’ll never know And you can be real handy with your ducks in a row Now I stay up late but don’t go crashin’ your car We can never speak and I’ll just watch from afar I’m sick as a dog But I ain’t gonna stop until I get my hands on you I’m sick as a dog through and through But I ain’t gonna quit no way no how no no Now in your closet you can leave me be I can adjust and come from underneath You’re playin’ it cool but now I ain’t no fool You’re seein’ it through you don’t know what to do Now take those moves they make you feel alright But don’t go walkin’ into the light Now sure up the wall before I start to attack But you’ve gotta be crazy if you want me back yeah I’m sick as a dog you know it’s true But I ain’t gonna stop until I get my hands on you I’m sick as a dog through and through But I ain’t gonna quit until I get my hands on you no no I’m sick as a dog I’m sick as a dog yeah yeah
8.
The night sky kinds makes me lonely And I’ll lie just to make it through Sometimes you’ve gotta lose the only thing That you know has ever been true It’s alright I can see your future Yeah I know what you’re gonna do If I die it won’t be so wrong as long as I’m with you Save yourself and blame it all on me After all that we’ve been through Just say the word and I’ll dive with you Into a river of fire, Into a river of fire Into a river of fire, Into a river of fire You feel what you don’t understand Don’t look back you can never look back Sometimes you’ve gotta go in to the Valley And dream up a crazy new plan Save yourself and blame it all on me After all that we’ve been through Just say the word and I’ll dive with you Into a river of fire, Into a river of fire Into a river of fire, Into a river of fire The night sky kinds makes me lonely And I’ll lie just to make it through Sometimes you’ve gotta lose the only thing That you know has ever been true It’s alright I can see your future Yeah I know what you’re goin’ through If I die it won’t be so wrong as long as I’m with you Save yourself and blame it all on me And you can watch me burn The pain I feel is gonna set ya free Save yourself and blame it all on me After all that we’ve been through Just say the word and I’ll dive with you Into a river of fire, Into a river of fire Into a river of fire, Into a river of fire
9.
She’s a graveyard tourist, a rock n roll rave Leave those flowers right there on Jim's grave Gonna blow my road she’s got me by the throat Now heaven can wait it’s just the devil you know Under my thumb and now you’re speakin’ in tongues I hate to see you mad but now I’ve gotta run Don’t know what you’ve been told but now I’m diggin’ through the mud She’s gonna cut me yeah and drink my blood Why don’t you throw me to the wolves Why don’t you throw me to the wolves Why don’t you throw yeah, me to the wolves Now dig down deep but don’t go diggin' a hole When things get crazy in your strange little world Hold back your fear you can carry the weight But I won’t be here you know you left it too late Why don’t you throw me to the wolves Why don’t you throw me to the wolves Why don’t you throw me to the wolves yeah Down by the river with the voice of God White flag flyin' she don’t ever stop Queen of the shadows gonna break your heart The trail of tears will smash it all apart Why don’t you throw me to the wolves Why don’t you throw me to the wolves Why don’t you throw me to the wolves Why don’t you throw me to the wolves Why don’t you throw yeah, throw me to the wolves
10.
The white light don’t fight Hold your head above the water tonight yeah Sing loud sing proud You can hold your head above the crowd No plan for two grand She can get you anything you want man And I rise be nice I wanna ride I’m gonna ride with you into the black Say goodbye we ain’t never comin’ back no I’m gonna ride with you into the black And we ain’t ever comin’ back Undone overrun Now you can never be the king of the sun no Undermined barbed wire Goin’ crazy runnin’ into the fire It’s no fun you’re undone You wanna find yourself a new horizon It’s what it is I know a guy You get a bat to the knee that’s right yeah You’ll see from the tree All the animals just wanna be free yeah Things right we might I don’t wanna say goodbye tonight no no I’m gonna ride with you into the black Say goodbye we ain’t never comin’ back no I’m gonna ride with you into the black And we ain’t ever comin’ back I’m gonna ride with you into the black I’m gonna ride with you into the black I’m gonna ride with you into the black I’m gonna ride with you into the black And we ain’t ever comin’ back

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Recorded by Tim Henwood & Mathew Robins at Coloursound Recording Studio
Additional Recording by Tim Henwood at Beachside & Medici Studios
Mixed by Mathew Robins at Coloursound Recording Studio
Mastered by Joseph Carra at Crystal Mastering

Tim Henwood - Vocals/Percussion
Leigh Maden - Lead & Rhythm Guitars
Matthew Harrison - Rhythm, Lead & Additional Guitars
Andrew Gilpin - Bass Guitar
Sean Johnston - Keyboards
Travis Dragani - Drums

Artwork: Kristian Kimonides

Additional Musicians:
Mahalia Barnes - Vocals on 'Black Cloud'
Anthony Troiano - Drums

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released July 29, 2016

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Palace Of The King Melbourne, Australia

Steeped in bluesy swagger and riff-heavy psychedelia, this is rock and roll the way it should be.

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