Owls​/​The Capital of Forever b​/​w Sandstorm

by Dear Astronaut

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I pondered cutting out your heart

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released February 1, 2008

Recorded Saturday June 23rd and Sunday June 24th, 2007

ALL SONGS PERFORMED BY THE DEAR ASTRONAUT SUPERELECTRIC HOLEE GHOSTZ TABERNACLE BAND

Jeb – electric guitar, voices, imaginary jew's harp, distorted imaginary jew's harp
Frank – bass/fuzz, pedals and knobs, electric guitar, voices, summoner of ghosts
Scott – drums, percussion, electric bartione guitar, infinite holy
Byron – orchestrator of vibrations, infinite wisdom, golden ears

artwork by a. bill miller

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Track Name: Owls/The Capital of Forever
Give yourself to the forest. Drive that dagger deep into your chest. Lay bloodied and broken. Let the earth swallow you up. The dandelions are infinite in that field where your body lies. Let the sun pour over you. Dress your body in sparkling light.
Track Name: Sandstorm
We entered the sandstorm at dawn, with faces wrapped in shredded flags. We knew we wouldn't last long, our eyes burning like funeral pyres. We walked until our spindly legs would carry us no more. We set up camp in the belly of a beast, wide as a whale and twice as long. We barely made it through the night. You coughed and wheezed like a dying man. I pondered cutting out your heart just to find that eternal light. Your flesh became a thousand lines, intersecting all this way and that. I tried not to look into your eyes but they were as black as a moonless midnight. Crawl out from your barren body, that hallow hearth made from earth and mortar. Look up at the sky. The sandstorm has finally passed us by. The night, stretched so far and wide. And all I can do is close my eyes and put out the fire.