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Old man drifting towards the falls
Young child drifting towards the falls
Numb hand steering it all
We're all drifting towards the falls
Towards the falls

Something stern is on its way here
We will learn its black name, I fear
Pierce the sky with poison spears and all
All things pretty, all things dear will fall

Sew your eyelids, close your ears it calls
Scramble to recover years we stalled
Cracks your roof, seeps inside your halls
There's no honey, there will be no dolls

Swans won't swim in nightmare lakes
Just the sight will make you ache
We'll be feasting 'til the grave
We'll be leeching 'til the grave

Swans won't swim in nightmare lakes
Just the sight will make you break
We'll be feasting 'til the grave
We'll be leeching 'til the grave

We'll be leeching 'til the…

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from The Benefit of the Free Man, released January 19, 2013
Music by The Benefit of the Free Man
Lyrics by Lee Piazza
Produced by Bentley Jarvis, Simon Jarvis and The Benefit of the Free Man
Engineered and mixed by Bentley Jarvis and Simon Jarvis at Bentley's Project Studio , February to August, 2012
Mastered by Shawn Jurek Mastering
Track photography by Jami Lefebvre

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The Benefit of the Free Man Toronto, Ontario

With their sophomore record set to be released later this year, The Benefit of the Free Man continue to build their repertoire of chamber folk songs that are as piercing as they are soothing.

"A mesmerizing and inspiring sonic force to be reckoned with" (Indie Round Table)

"A sound that is rich but unsettling; the negative space in the music becomes an instrument in itself." (Audio Reckoning)
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