Before Long​.​.​. Summer Teaser 2018

by Initiate

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Directly from our upcoming LP "Before Long..."


released July 10, 2018

Recorded at Paradise Records by Colin Knight
Photographs taken by Michael D. Thorn


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Track Name: Nasty Woman
You think I'm a bitch
Well I bite back
I'm a nasty woman
Have no problem with that

Shout out to my girls
Who deal with the hate
No matter how you were born
We're all fucking irate

Why are you repulsed by women like me?
Is it 'cause my heads' held high
rather than eyes off to the side?
Is it 'cause I'm making the plays rather than on the sidelines?

Is it 'cause when I speak out it's not my PMS
It's this bullshit inequality putting my patience to test
One more wrong step, I'll see you're through
Try to grab me by my pussy
I fucking dare you.
Track Name: Before Long...
Yet another day
Still no cost to pay
Pain won't go away
Exhaustion takes its place
Foes share the same face
Image you can't erase

I know it's hard
Weights on the heart
I'll stand by you
We'll coalesce our angered fists
No ceiling in view

When did we begin to believe fiction
Facts now hard to pin
Challenge every thought
unlearn what you're taught
We will not be bought

My friend, I am nothing like you
I gotta make em pay
They gotta see the truth
I refuse to talk it out
Burn down their house with them tied to the couch
I'm on my knees
Look into my eyes please tell me what you see
There will be no peace
Don't wanna hear em speak
I need to need em bleed

If to be heard is to be seen then give em hell
Cause before long, a message strong, history will tell

Before long, the fear dissipates
Before long, you've pushed us too far
This system we'll break.

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