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I could tolerate the silence if the people round me breathed
would you rather take the subway then stumble home with me?
I can feel it coming closer- the end of history
you will know me by the shaking, and by the company I keep

a small adjustment of the brain to make me happy
just one spike, another night of unchecked energy
and did you mean it at the time? a life without connections
we loose the tether from the dock and cast off to the deep

in the cold one-room apartment, another Dixie cup of gin
it’s not enough to make us warm, but it just might keep us in
I see your face, I sit and wait for fission to begin
and too late I postulate just what we’re swimming in

I saw the pulsing of the grid on the ground below us
for each spark another life, a thousand fantasies
for all the ones that failed to thrive, we keep on living
and stumbling, strive to stem the tide of vicious doubling

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from the Passengers, released May 21, 2012
Music by Sean Michael Robinson. Lyrics by Sean Michael Robinson and Alma Garcia De Lilla.

Mitch Ebert-- drums, choral vocals
Alma Garcia De Lilla-- lead vocal, violin
Chad Lindhorst-- electric bass
Christy Mooers-- violin, choral vocals
Sean Michael Robinson-- guitar, harmony vocal, choral vocals

with
Rachel Erin Sage—choral vocals

Engineered by Chad with Sean. Mixed by Sean.
Produced by Sean and Landlord's Daughter.

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Landlord's Daughter Seattle, Washington

"The violin and guitar work on the album are impeccable..."
"The Passengers isn't a rock musical, per se, but the album certainly strikes that chord. In the vein of the Decemberists' The Hazards Of Love (though a little less gruesome), Landlord's Daughter are melodious, theatrical storytellers."

—Line Out, The Stranger
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