Mercy Machine

by Maggot Heart

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    First pressing of the second MAGGOT HEART album "Mercy Machine".
    Black vinyl.
    Heavy insert.
    Artwork by Kristian Valbo.
    First release on Linnéa's brand new label RAPID EYE RECORDS, and limited to 700 copies worldwide.

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1.
05:04
YOU'RE STILL RUNNING BUT YOU'RE SO FAR FROM ANY KIND OF ACHIEVEMENT YOU WERE TOO LATE RIGHT FROM THE START NOW IT'S MOSTLY CONVENIENCE THEY ALWAYS TOLD YA YOU SHOULD HAVE LISTENED NOW ALL YOU KNOW IS YOUR INSIGNIFICANCE TIGHT IS YOUR PRAYER TIGHT LIKE A ROPE BRIGHT IS THE LIGHT IN THE CEILING ONE LIFE FRAGILE AND WILD FUELED BY THE FORCE THE DEVIL GAVE YOU THERE'S NO BARGAIN FOR AUTONOMY WHEN FREEDOM IS THE CURRENCY FOR THE FAMILIAR VIOLATOR YOU'VE GOTTA SNATCH IT FROM ITS VOIDEN MOUTH WHO CAN SUBSCRIBE TO THIS REALITY IT'S DESENSITIZED IT'S PORNOGRAPHY YOU'VE GOTTA SNATCH IT FROM ITS VOIDEN MOUTH NOW YOU'RE ASCENDING YOU'RE CLIMBING YOU'RE TREMBLING YOU'RE CHANGING YOU'RE CONSUMING YOU'RE KICKING YOU'RE MOUNTING YOU'RE RECEIVING YOU'RE A CREATION IN PERFECT MOVEMENT YOU NEVER ASKED FOR ANY FAVOURS GOD OF NO REFLECTION GOD OF NO REFLECTION GOD OF NO REFLECTION GOD OF NO REFLECTION AND TO THINK THEY CALL YOU SECOND CLASS
2.
02:58
I WANNA SEE YOU FROM A BRAND NEW ANGLE I WANNA TASTE THAT BONE MARROW AND BLOOD SEX BREATH GIMME YOUR WARM DEATH SPEEDING CURVES IN GRACIOUS POSES WE'RE A MAZE OF WHITE AND RED ROSES DEATHLESS I COULDN'T CARE LESS DEAD BOY, NOT SO LITTLE NO MORE YOU'RE COMING CLOSER, YOU'RE LOOKING FOR MORE IN THIS BLACK BOX LOOKING FOR A TIME LOST IT'S A CRIME WAVE HEARTS BATHING IN BLUE LIGHT CAUGHT IN THE MACHINERY OF NIGHT YOU'VE GOT A RHYTHM LIKE YOU'RE GOING TO WAR TO GRASP DESIRE'S TRUE MESSAGE IS TO LIVE FOREVER SOMEONE SAID BEFORE WE'RE DEAD SPEEDING CURVES IN GRACIOUS POSES WE'RE A MAZE OF WHITE AND RED ROSES SEX BREATH CRIME WAVE HEARTS BATHING IN BLUE LIGHT CAUGHT IN THE MACHINERY OF NIGHT THEY ARE CRYING THOSE WHO CAN'T RECIEVE THEIR GODS WE ARE LAUGHING TO INFINITY
3.
03:13
OUT OF THE CORNER OF A RAPID EYE A FLEETING THOUGHT ESCAPES THE VAPID MIND EVERY SHADOW HAS A NAME EVERY GHOST AND SHAPE AND SHAME ON THE PYRE ALL RISE FOR THE SERMON IN THE ELECTRIC CHURCH OF JUDGEMENT AND PRESENT DAYS SLASH BACK, STRUNG OUT SHE SNAPS RIGHT INTO MY WAYS EVERY WOMAN IS A STAR EVEN THOSE WHO GO TOO FAR ACROSS THE LINE JUSTINE, I AM CALLING YOU CLOSER I'M NOT FAR BEHIND YOU'VE GOT A GLOWING EYE NO, IT'S A BURNING MAP MY HEAD IS FULL OF FLIES NO, IT'S A SPIDER TRAP THERE'S SOMEONE WATCHING ME NO, I MOVE TOO FAST I'M NOT SEDATED, I'M JUST SLEEP DEPRIVED I'VE BEEN COUNTING SIXES AND SEVENS UP ALL NIGHT JUSTINE, I AM CALLING YOU CLOSER I'M NOT FAR BEHIND THEY'VE GOT THEIR STORIES THEY DON'T KNOW WHAT THEY MEAN SEEMS LIKE THEY'RE LIVING A FORGETTABLE DREAM JUSTINE!
4.
04:24
CALLING OUT FOR REFUGE NOW THAT MY SAVIOUR'S SPINNING I'VE BEEN LOOKING FOR A SWEET YEAH, A BITTER THING YOU'VE GOT TO PUSH TO UNLOCK IT JUST LIKE THE SPEED IN MY POCKET IT'S BEEN KNEELING BY A FORCE I DON'T RECOGNIZE IT'S BEEN SLEEPING IN RIFTS AND IN GENOCIDES ALL IS TRUTH UNDER ROSES TRUE IS THE WAY THEY PAVE TO THE DEATH FALLING DOWN A RABBIT HOLE A WORLD THAT NOONE ELSE WILL KNOW ON THE FAR SIDE OF THE NIGHT THERE'S A CRUEL OBSESSION FLUID MOVING WILDFIRE CITY DIVINATION YOU'VE GOT TO WORK IF YOU WANT IT SO GO AND GRAB IT IF YOU WANT IT THIS TIME, I'M SPILLING OUT FOREVER IN THE PICTURES OF MY DIRTY MIND AT THE AXIS OF DARKNESS ALL IS ROSES, ROSES PAVING THE WAY TO THE DEATH FALLING DOWN A RABBIT HOLE A WORLD THAT NOONE ELSE WILL KNOW FLESH, BLOOD, BODY, SOUL A WORLD THAT NOONE ELSE WILL KNOW ON THE FAR SIDE OF THE NIGHT ALL IS TRUTH UNDER ROSES FLUID MOVING WILDFIRE ALL IS TRUTH UNDER ROSES
5.
ONE LOOK AND DEATH IS APPROACHING ONE MORE IS OUT OF LINE THIS NIGHT IS A LOVE APPARITION THIS NIGHT IS FROZEN IN TIME I'VE BEEN SO OUT OF TOUCH WITH MY BODY CAN YOU HELP ME FEEL IT AGAIN I'VE BEEN CLIMBING THE WALLS OF THIS BODY YOU CAN LET YOURSELF IN DEAD CHURCH A FILTHY SIGN AS DEAD AS THE CHURCH NEW FAITH IS ALIVE I'VE BEEN TRIPPING ON THAT GUTTER FEELING BODIES ARE BORN AND BODIES ARE BURNED BODIES IN GRAVES NOBODY RETURNS HEAVENLY BODIES THROWN OUT WITH THE TRASH I'LL LOOK THROUGH THE TRASH I'LL LOOK THROUGH THE TRASH UP ON A PEDESTAL OR DOWN ON YOUR KNEES I MIGHT BE A RAT BUT I LIVE AS I PLEASE I'VE BEEN TRIPPING ON THAT GUTTER FEELING AND I'M ALREADY GONE NOW HE'S COMING COMING CLOSER LIKE A RAZOR IN VEIN LIKE SOMEONE'S DAUGHTER THE MORNING AFTER A BIG BENDER SO MANY DEVILS ON SO MANY SHOULDERS HERE'S THE FEVER AGAIN LIKE SOME DEEP SHAME DOWN IN A STORM DRAIN LIKE A LOOK LIKE A LOOK LIKE A LOOK JUST RIGHT UP ON A PEDESTAL OR DOWN ON YOUR KNEES I MIGHT BE A RAT BUT I LIVE AS I PLEASE I'VE BEEN TRIPPING ON THAT GUTTER FEELING AS DEAD AS THE CHURCH NEW FAITH IS ALIVE
6.
25 LIGHTERS ON MY BEDROOM DRESSER 25 BULLET HOLES IN THE MOON I DON'T THINK THIS IS GONNA GET BETTER IMMA SPLIT FROM THIS PARTY SOON SOMEBODY'S OPENED UP THE SNAKEPIT SOMEBODY'S VOMITING TEETH AND NAILS I DON'T KNOW ANY OF THESE FACES YEAH, I'M STUCK WITH 'EM IN THIS HELL THIS ONE IS DONE I'LL MOVE, MOVE ON GOT DIRT AND I'M WASHING CLEAN MERCY MACHINE I TRY TO SPEAK IN A UNIVERSAL LANGUAGE THAT EVERYONE UNDERSTANDS THE AXE IS CASTING A SINISTER SHADOW IN THE FRONT ROOM, FRONTAL LOBE WHY ISN'T ANYBODY LAUGHING WHY ISN'T ANYBODY LEAVING YET I'M FLOATING, I'M DANCING 25 LIGHTERS AND NO CIGARETTES THIS ONE IS DONE I'LL MOVE, MOVE ON GOT DIRT AND I'M WASHING CLEAN MERCY MACHINE IT'S A THIN LINE I SAY IT'S KILL TIME MOVING KILLING TIME THE WHEEL IS SPINNING UP IN THE SILVER ROOM YOU HEAR IT GO TICK TICK TICK BOOM! THIS ONE IS DONE I'M MOVING ON ALL THE DIRT FROM ALL THESE YEARS I'M WASHING CLEAN IN THE MERCY MACHINE SHOW NO MERCY ON ME SHOW NO MERCY ON ME SHOW NO MERCY ON ME SHOW NO MERCY
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03:14
I'M LOOKING DOWN ON YOU I REALLY LIKE THE VIEW ALL THIS TALK ABOUT NOTHING GIVES ME SOMETHING TO DO I'M A WILD ANIMAL IN A XEROX MACHINE BOUNCING OFF THE WALLS IN A REOCURRING DREAM AND THIS IS ALL THAT I WANNA DO LOOKING DOWN ON YOU I'M LOOKING DOWN ON THE GROUND IT'S A STEEL BED OF VISION AND SOUND YOUR CHEST IS TORN BUT OPEN FOR ALL THE WORDS STILL UNSPOKEN YOU'VE GOT THAT NAGGING FEELING YOU'VE BEEN MISSING OUT IT'S A FUCKING SCAM SOME KIND OF PLAN THE BIGGER PICTURE  NOONE TOLD YOU ABOUT PUSH CONNECTION A MASTERCLASS IN DISASSOCIATION ROLLING OUT THE CARPET FOR THE QUEEN OF CUPS GET IN YOUR LEATHER AND COME ON UP HIGH RISE HIGH RISE
8.
04:24
ONCE THERE WAS A BOY HE WAS ANGRY AT HIS WORLD HE PLEDGED DEFIANCE WHAT HE REALLY WANTED WAS TO BE RULED WHO WOULD HAVE GUESSED THE MIRROR REFLECTS WITHOUT HIS FACE WHO WOULD HAVE KNOWN THE WORLD TURN EVEN WHEN COUNTING THE WASTE ONCE THERE WAS A BOY WHO THOUGHT HE WAS A MAN YOU CAN TRY ALL YOU WANT IT DOESN'T MEAN THAT YOU CAN WHO WOULD HAVE GUESSED THE MIRROR REFLECTS WITHOUT HIS FACE WHO WOULD HAVE KNOWN THE WORLD TURNS EVEN WHEN COUNTING THE WASTE LOST BOYS LOST FOREVER ONCE THEY LOSE IT IT'S GONE FOREVER THANK GOD I'VE GOT NOTHING TO LOSE
9.
03:52
I'LL HAVE MY WISH MY SOUL WILL PERSIH IN STRANGE SHAPES OF PAIN AND FIRE I'D RATHER CHOOSE MY SOUL TO LOSE THAN LEAVE A LOOSE DESIRE I SEE THE DOGS OF DEATH IN MY GARDEN THEY'RE RUNNING TUNNELS I SEE THE DOGS OF DEATH IN MY GARDEN THE'LL BEAT MY SENSES BEFORE I'M SENSELESS THE END BECKONS AS LIFE BEFORE IT A TASTE OF GLORY A WAVE OF BEAUTY ALL THAT HORROR I'LL WALK TOWARDS IT IF FIRST RELEASED IS WHAT'S REAL WITHIN ME I'LL LOOSEN EVERY TIE EVERYTHING THAT MAKES YOU IMPOSSIBLE I'LL LOOSEN EVERY TIE UNTIL I'M SINGING
10.
DAWN BREAK YOU TAKE YOUR PILLS TO GET BY ANOTHER DAY, ANOTHER NUMBER POINT BLANK SHOT TO THE NERVE AND THE HEART IT'S AN ENDLESS AGITATION HOW CAN YOU TELL WHAT IS REAL SHOT TO THE NERVE AND THE HEART CRIME, LOVE, WAR AND MADNESS FOR ALL THE CARELESS SOULS ON THIS RIDE UNDER A HOLOGRAM SKY CHROME BONES YOU'RE A MOVING MACHINE IN A BLOOD-DRAINED SHARK TANK SO ALONE YOU FORGOT HOW IT FEELS WHEN A SPARK TURNS TO FIRE EVERY THOUGHT IS SO CORROSIVE THIS FUCKING SMELL MAKES YOU NASEOUS I KNOW WHAT YOU NEED UNDER THE SHADOW OF LUNAR CONCRETE CRIME, LOVE, WAR AND MADNESS FOR ALL THE CARELESS SOULS ON THIS RIDE UNDER A HOLOGRAM SKY CRIME, DEATH, SOUL-CRUSH MAGIC IN THE STATIC FLASH BLUSH A COLOUR RUSH TO THE SKIN YOU THOUGHT WAS STONE

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Out on RAPID EYE RECORDS JULY 10, 2020

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released July 10, 2020

LINNÉA OLSSON: Guitars + vocals
OLIVIA AIREY: Bass
UNO BRUNIUSSON: Drums

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Recorded in Studio Cobra, Stockholm in February 2020
Produced by Konie and Maggot Heart
Mixed by Konie
Mastered by Alex Nagle
Recording assistance by Elmer Hallsby

Music & lyrics by Olsson, except "Justine": music by Olsson/Åhman, and "Senseless", music by Olsson/Åhman/Ehrencrona.
Pre-prod & arrangements by Gottfrid Åhman & Maggot Heart
Additional guitar on "Justine", "Sex Breath" & "High Rise" by Gottfrid Åhman

Artwork by Kristian Valbo

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