The Opposites Of Light

by Die So Fluid

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There are two distinct sections on the album named ‘Shakura’ and ‘Pah’, the Solar and Lunar deities of the matriarchal Pawnee Native Americans.

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released May 5, 2014

GROG vocals,bass
AL FLETCHER drums
DREW RICHARDS guitar


Samy Bishai VIOLIN
Ivan Hussey CELLO

String arrangements by Drew Richards except 'Violent Delights' by Samy Bishai

'Anubis', 'Crime Scene', music Die So Fluid, melody & lyrics Grog Lisee

'Comets', 'Black Blizzard', 'Carnival', 'Transition', 'The World Opposite', 'Dream Sequence', 'Spark' music Drew Richards, melody & lyrics Grog Lisee

'Nightmares', 'Echo Of A Lie', 'Landslides', 'Violent Delights' music and lyrics Grog Lisee

'You Suffocate We All Suffer', 'Falcons', 'The Road To San Sebastian' music and lyrics Drew Richards

All tracks copyright control
Produced by Die So Fluid.
Engineered by Adie Hardy.
Mastered by Ed Woods

Drums, Bass, Strings recorded at Unit 2 studios, London. ‘Crime Scene’ recorded by Mark Willams at The Square

Guitars recorded by Drew in Archway, LO. ; Vocals recorded by Grog in Hollywood, CA.

'Anubis', 'Crime Scene', 'Landslides', 'Black Blizzard', 'Carnival', 'Transition', 'Nightmares', 'You Suffocate We All Suffer' mixed by Mark Williams

'The World Opposite', 'Dream Sequence', 'Spark' , 'Echo Of A Lie', 'Violent Delights', 'Falcons', 'The Road To San Sebastian' mixed by Drew Richards

‘Comets' mixed by Sylvia Massy and Ian Rickard

Design & layout by Shelley Hannan
Photography by Tina Korhonen, Lee Thompson, David Kenny

Thank you to:
George Jackson, Kari and the family Auranen, Mark Williams, Alistair and the Grove, Shelley Hannan, David Kenny,
Chris Lisee, Bron, Bex, Rowan Rafferty, Eliane, Niro, Hughes & Kettner, G&L Guitars

The copyright on these sound recordings is owned by Die So Fluid P & C 2014
www.diesofluid.net - www.facebook.com/DieSoFluid

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Die So Fluid London, UK

Die So Fluid are the modern incarnation of a ‘power trio’.
Led by ex-pat-in Los Angeles Grog, the London based band are currently writing and recording a new album slated for release early 2017.

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Track Name: Nightmares
Sometimes it feels like a heart attack
when I think you might be tring to crawl back
on all fours looking for affection,
but I know it's just a deception.

Serves you right. It's your plight.
You dissolve under the light.
You don't exist.
You only live inside my nightmares.

In the dark you circle round my shack.
I've got enough ammunition to hold you back.
Freedom is my protection.
Now it's down to natural selection.

Your howling tears through the night.
It's just a trick, out of spite.
Say your prayers. I'll see you in your nightmares.

While you were gone I learned to fight.
Discovered my God given rights.

Why are you still here when I've made it clear
you're desecrating my memories.
You live in the past and all things must pass
and I'm trying to set you free.

Move to the light if you were ever serious.
I wish you no harm but you're trapped in your ignorance.
Go from this place where your will has no relevance.
A dream within a dream where you act with no consequence.
Track Name: Comets
The rushing air thrills my skin.
I feel your heat and drink it in.
We're sculpture, we're Rodin's Kiss
and I could die like this.

All of my worries, all of my doubts,
they're nothing but road kill.
The wheels just spit them out.
Now we're a vessel for something good
I can be heard and understood.

I could make this last for days,
leave our lives, just ride away.
Nothing damaged can touch us here.
Our torments disappear.

All of my worries, all of my fears,
vapour trails in our slip stream,
shimmering in the heat.
Now we're a vessel for something good.
I can be heard and understood.
We're comets on the streets of Hollywood.

We can't stay here for very long.
We need to keep moving on.
Now that I know you are the one,
we'll ride straight into the sun.
The sun glints on the visor.
We don't check in the mirror.
Chrome shaped like a tear drop.
We're rolling and we don't stop.
Track Name: Black Blizzard
Your god has abandoned this project.
Vampires, his children, burning in the desert.
Heightened appetites, can't be sated.
Angels, all fallen, nothing is sacred.

Burn down paradise, lost souls drifting to survive.

He's my oasis, my only comfort,
Why smile, why try, we're outnumbered.
Devour, be devoured, merciless nature.
Dark skies, black blizzard,
Run to the shelter.

Western Babylon, bones where gardens were hung.

At first the taste made us sick, the blood of Christ, wine from the wrist.
Wine for the lost and derelict.

Burn down paradise, lost souls drifting to survive.
Western Babylon, bones where gardens were hung.
Your god, merciless nature, dark skies, black blizzard.
Track Name: Anubis
Scene cut out from a movie
for causing offence.
No wonder it didn't move me,
it makes no sense.
Cos you can't have passion without the pain.
Have you ever felt the violence of love in vain?

When I miss him I resist him.
Weighs my heart against a feather.
As I kiss him my Anubis opens up our world together.

What about limitations,
how can I judge
When I've got so used to climbing?
No rock is too much.
I wish the holds were easy.
I look up and see you.
My fingers are freezing,
they're turning blue.

Judgement by the weight of truth
Guide me back to you.

Give me night vision so I can observe what the dark conceals.
I want my senses alive when it turns out the myth is real.

When I miss him I resist him
Weighs my heart against a feather.
As I kiss him my Anubis opens up our world together.
I keep travelling til I find him.
He's my torment and my measure.
Darkest guardian we are spinning in the underworld forever.
Track Name: Carnival
Hand of God or by the Devil's hoof.
Witness the miracles gathered beneath one roof.

Come when I call to the greatest show of all.
You'll roll up. All you skeptics try your luck.

Wagons ride the trail a serpent winds.

Slight of hand. Every move and gesture planned.
You're my kind, spiritual beggar child.

The world's magnetic pull brings back around the carnival.

I see a flame in your eyes.
The curious will be satisfied.

Strangers rules.He's asking to be fooled.

Slight of hand.Every move and gesture planned.
He's my kind, spiritual beggar child.

The world's magnetic pull brings back around the carnival.

Use the secrets you've learned for the final leap
up til the whole world is yours to see.

Painted faces leer. Intrigue keeps you here.

It's in the cards you'd bring a storm.
You're always questioning why.
I won't let your innocence die.

The world's magnetic pull brings back around the carnival.
The innocent and the fool embracing the ritual.

I see the spark in your eyes.
I know you long to be surprised.
Cradle the flame and keep it alive.
You must unlearn to become wise.

Though the journey's long and the ritual is a treacherous road,
you can't leave the carnival.
Track Name: You Suffocate We All Suffer
Love's last gift, remembrance, will anyone give to you?
No one likes a snitch, and a clever bastard too.

You suffocate we all suffer.

You were called to do a job, misunderstood the call.
Don't tell me what you think, in fact don't think at all.

You suffocate we all suffer.

The arab spring is never ever gonna turn to
summer rain while there's gasoline to burn.
Kelly you deserve so much more than apathy.
Now that's a cause worth dying for.

'Hey whipping boy' they're saying, 'you couldn't take the stress,
you could face the great dictator but you couldn't face the press'.

You suffocate we all suffer.

Something's got to give and break without a shout.
So they cut you in the woods and let the truth bleed out.

You suffocate we all suffer.

The arab spring is never ever gonna turn to
summer rain while there's gasoline to burn.
Kelly you deserve so much more than apathy.
Now that's a cause worth dying for.

You suffocate you suffocate me.

Now the only red they wear is the blood on their sleeves.
Just another burial of truth, covered over with leaves.
Covered over with rotting leaves.
Track Name: Transition
On an Alaskan base
they built a machine
that can trigger a tidal wave
to wipe the planet clean.
We're in the movies,
it's our scene.
And the sky is falling.
Tesla's death ray's calling.

I couldn't do this without you.
As long as I'm with you
buildings can crumble around me.
My world is inside you.
And I'm so glad that you found me.
There's nothing left to do.
Buildings can crumble around me.

When the grays descend
where will you be?
I've got weapons up in the hills
so baby stick with me.
We're in the movies.
It's our scene.
And the sky is falling.
Doctor Death Ray's calling.

This could be our final transmission.

And the sky is falling.
Doctor Death Ray's calling.
Patriot or traitor
Meet the equaliser.
When the ships are landing.
We'll be the last ones standing.

Final transition. Final transmission.
Track Name: The World Opposite
Through a crack streams a light.
The others sleep, for them it's night.
It's the cruel midnight sun
and my winter's begun.
Way beneath, stretching deep,
the Atlantic abyss.

Metal bird flaps it's wing
and a shadow axe swings.
Solar flares, polar night,
as we move out of sight.
Memories in eclipse
from the world opposite.

Each second feels like days.
What devil made you wax when I must wane.
Six thousand miles of space,
the radar's blank and you're too far out of range.

Metal bird flaps it's wing
and a shadow axe swings.
Solar flares, polar night,
as we move out of sight.
Memories in eclipse
from the world opposite.
You're so cruel midnight sun.
Now my winter's begun.
Track Name: Echo Of A Lie
Each new act that's pure
eclipsed by darker work.
The cracks that beg for rain.
Dust turns into dirt
and it stains my soul.
It's a song that keeps on playing on the radio.
Saying 'Baby no, please don't go'.
It's an echo of a lie I gave up years ago.

TV dinner tray,
red paint on white tile.
These triggers that I hate.
My baptism of fire
in a house that burnt down.
And now you have the nerve to wonder how I am.
Well my love is fierce and I let it show.
I cry when I'm alone and no one needs to know.

I cry for something that I never had.
Does that make me bad?
It's not rational to feel so sad.
I never wanted anyone like this
but you don't exist
Your my invention but the pain persists.

Singing 'Baby no, please don't go'.
It's an echo of a lie I gave up years ago.
My love is fierce and I let it show.
I cry when I'm alone and no one needs to know.
Track Name: Violent Delights
I had a love who cared for me
more than the world, and all believed him.

He had two faces only I could see.
The lily floats on dead black water.

Run away, run away.
Far from here.

He held a knife up to my throat
and drew my blood with each embrace.

Violent delights have violent ends
when your whole life on lust depends.

Run away, run away.
Far from here.

Don't turn back in fear.
Only you can save yourself.
Track Name: Falcons
I saw your rope and held out a hope
that you'd try and lasso me.

I bore the thought if you pulled me taught
I'd never want setting free.

The heat haze of history
can't distort or dissolve
the falcons above.

They're memories of what I once was.
The memories of what I once was.

You showed me off like a trophy shot
with a forty four caliber kiss.

And now every drink you buy holds the stink
of the wasted youth that I miss.

The sandstorms of time
can't bury or blind
the falcons above.

They're memories of what I once was.
The memories of what I once was.

Am I better or am I worse?
Is freedom blessed or is it a curse?.
Each turn breeds guilt.
Decisions made
and blood is spilt.
It's kill or be killed.

The heat haze of history
can't distort or dissolve
the falcons above.

They're memories of what I once was.
The memories of what I once was.
Track Name: Dream Sequence
Emerald is my stone.
Never questioned why.
City lights, green and gold,
raining from the sky.

You let me believe.
And I'm so naive I think I'll make it real.

Blood stains on the star walk.
I can hear these streets talk.
Don't like what they're saying.
I think I hear God praying.
But I've still got emeralds.
Track Name: Landslides
My seraph lifts me from bush fires and landslides.
I'm understood.
My ivory tower shakes but stands through earthquakes
like I never could.

When I would like to lay low-
the eagles claws have let me go,
and I am falling way below.

Just like Blue Scout promised to lead us out to infinity.

When I would like to lay low-
the eagles claws have let me go,
and I am falling way below.

I could swear that you were there, but how could you be?
As I sank in the sand I was grabbed by a hand,
that pulled me free.

Don't say you'll die if she goes away
and burden her with guilt each day.
Don't say that every single flower will die,
the stars will cry, and the earth will be plunged into endless night.

I could swear that you were there, but how could you be?
As I sank in the sand I was grabbed by a hand,
it was you pulled me free.
As we rose through the sky all the roof tops and spires
became toys in my eyes
and I could swear my heart's still there.
Track Name: The Road To San Sebastian
My arms are the waves.
Let them carry you.
Over wreck and reef,
tentacles and teeth.

When sedatives are hard to find
I'll give you one of mine.
I'll change your story line.

I'll take you back again
on the road to San Sebastian.
The 'Furs are on the radio.
I guess that shows how long ago
I wished you were mine.
Then you'd never cry
'We're better off dead'.
The best and the worst times are only in your head.

Your voice is music I'll persue
down the throat of the well.
I'll float where others fell.
In the dark you can't view
what's right in front of you.
The moonlight hits your skin
and the constellations spin.

Coming down, you're just coming down
Gravity kills, endorphines drown.
Do you wish that you'd never left the ground?

Then you'd never have said
'We're better off dead.'
The best and the worst times are only in your head.
Track Name: Spark
Please don't adjust the light
cos every orphaned atom
is in its place tonight.

Shadows dance around the room
touching me like feathers
and I can sense it's you.

Your love is real.

Dusk and faith directs a light
on earth and other magnets.
They captures souls in flight.

Words appearing in a book
fill pages as you look.
We walk a trail of signs.

My love is real.

I won't leave you behind.
I'll send you a sign.
You'll know I am alive.
You'll know love is alive.
They'll know we were alive.
You'll know love is alive.