Demo 2016

by Initiate

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Demo 2016


released October 24, 2016

Recorded at Paradise Studios



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Track Name: Idle
How can you claim to make a change
When all you're doing is standing by
True indifference keeps you the same
No point when all you do is try

Tired of being the only one
Won't waste my fucking time
Apathy allows regress to roam the streets with pride

Won't let this settle
Won't let this slide by
Gonna kick in your closed mind

You're giving up the right
To use your mind
Sooner or later they'll make us blind
Don't dare ask me why

My patience is tried
Anger grips tight
Around my mind
I can't lose sight
I won't lose sight
Track Name: What's Mine
Get off my back
Guess I'm not on the right track
Game face on, prim and proper
Watch this light fade and falter

Fallen short, no surprise
What gave me life will be my own demise
Better for me, or better for you
This life is mine and not for you to choose

Grown tired and worn
Same old song I never asked you for
It kills me inside
You can't move past a simple time

Get off my back
Claimed my own fucking track
Pressure on, I won't bend
Won't conform to your trend

Won't apologize for doing what I feel inside
Once filled with doubt, kill these fears, won't bow out
None have me pinned
Throw my caution to the wind
Won't change my stance
I'll take my chance
Track Name: Step Down
Give my regards to the scum that got away
You'll get what's coming to you one day
A fragile spine
You'll cave in quick
Fold like a chair
You make me sick

All your words
Never forget your atrocities

Not at fault
You're mistook
No one to answer your call

Tried to be rational
Tried empathy
Benefit of doubt has never fucking worked for me
Track Name: No Cost
We talk
We walk
Left wondering why again

To take
To make
Each other our priorities

Ignorant to what was lost
No price to pay when there's no cost

Stand hard
Strike fast
Easy enough behind a mask

Where the fuck's the truth in that

Ignorant to what is lost
No price to pay when there's no cost

Turn your back for the last time
Protect undervalued lives
Ask for peace
Ask for conscience
Something's gotta give