by Alta

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released July 12, 2012

recorded by Shane Hochstetler @ Howl Street Studios
mastered by Carl Saff



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Alta Milwaukee, Wisconsin

Interests include:
Loud Amps, Loops (Formerly DL4s), Maple Shells, & Fine Turkish Cymbals.


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Track Name: Winter/Mute
why do we pay for gifts?
Unfortunate fucking myths
running tired from day to day
how do we stay?
my woes will weep
lyrics will fucking bleed
our family’s no longer know
our intensions grow
how do I, renew time?
our woes will weep//

remember when
we spent the day
searching for sky’s

searching finding nothing//
it must be hard to speak when all the things we say aren’t true
just laughing, it’s who we are
Track Name: Ocean Liners
ocean waves, you went away
some other place
miles and days, salt from the grey
some other plane//

oh how quickly things they seem to stay
oh how quickly things they stay the same
oh how quickly things they seem to change//

things, they stay the same
Track Name: Dakota
makeshift alarms
motors in cars
mechanical smiles//

jungle of arms//
maps are no use
we're to lost to find
a canvas of grey//

a handshake good bye
a billboard of bombs
where is this place
the beauty beneath
such ugly cascades
we invent gods
a free form of thought
the savior we taught
is coming a lie//

deep in our hearts, hold on my friends

this place is reversed, an ocean of hurt
Track Name: Ray
go, we'll never move on.
Track Name: Merry New Year
It’s for us//

You forced us//

Examine everything, who’s it for?//

Taking advantage of what we have
Don’t we know that choice is wrong?
Track Name: + -
The others must be wrong
Declaring the same songs
They swept your hope now it’s gone
Now tell me to hold on//

Our haste subtracts restored lost acts//

We all
Stay True
We’re Through//

They’re Wrong
Track Name: Sorting Rooms
Why did we fall victim to hands that take and refuse to give back?
Retracing our steps but finding no self worth
We took advantage of all that was in our name
And we’re taking blame
Now we consider wealth our last option?//

I can change, I can’t change.
Pictures hang, further once renamed//

Can’t we see that our emotions act quickly?
We all know//

Images are hung in a gallery of worthless possessions.
We never learned from our past endeavors.