Silence – The Album

May 2nd, 2019

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SILENCE - THE ALBUM

Our favourite songs all loaded into one space and delivered ready-assembled!

Released May 1st 2019, 'Silence' is our debut album featuring tracks from the past four years that have repeatedly been on our rotate. Every song reflects subjects close to our hearts with the common thread of personal freedom, choice and encouragement to escape oppression and seek your own sanctuary. This is us, here and now, this is our moment in the sun. Love OLDER xxx

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Crown

December 17th, 2018

Crown - OLDER

CROWN

Throughout the West people are losing faith in democracy. Whichever way votes are cast the fundamental issues of poverty in societies seem to never be resolved. Hundreds of millions of disenfranchised voters see the rich getting richer, corporates not paying their fair share of taxes and politicians of all persuasions promising much and delivering little.

Our children come into a world of uncertainty and are the first generation to be worse off than the previous by many economic measures. We have detached from the same old arguments and 'same old thinking' that leads to decline and stifles progress. This song is not a call to violence, but is a reflection of the self-evident reality that many yearn for a new way of governance. We hope the youth can unchain themselves from advertising, consumerism, slavery to money and the prejudice of dogma to create a better future. Big ideas, but things are changing - the old system is cracking.

Released 17 December 2018

LYRICS

Go, go, go, smash it all down
Challenge all the rules
Don't suffer fools who claim a crown
You, you, you, dreaming of it
Know your bones and dance your own way
Keep your faith and never sway
From who you are

Rising, from the depths of dark seas
Reaching for the surface
Ascending up to breathe
Watch us, break free, fly and soar high
Bright stars on the skyline
This is, this is our time to

Stay
True to yourself

Go, go, go, smash it all down
Challenge all the rules
Don't suffer fools who claim a crown
You, you, you, dreaming of it
Know your bones and dance your own way
Keep your faith and never sway
From who you are

We know the odds are stacked
The haters hate but we'll fight back
Our faith is strength to see us through
These battle lines we've drawn with you

We hold these reigns, this change, this wave, this movement, conquer kingdoms
Stand for future generations
Fight for choices, fight for freedom

Stay
True to yourself

Go, go, go, smash it all down
Challenge all the rules
Don't suffer fools who claim a crown
You, you, you, dreaming of it
Know your bones and dance your own way
Keep your faith and never sway
From who you are.

Crown - OLDER

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Crown is available as a single or on the SILENCE album.

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Silence

August 28th, 2018

Silence - OLDER

Silence

How well do you know your friends and family? More to the point how well do they know you? In our experience hardly at all. The real 'us' is danced around in conversations that ask all the regular questions but none that actually matter, none that get to the heart of us. Our true selves is ignored.

It's OK, we are creatives so we are used to it. Creatives have thick skins, they need them. We celebrate life and have the kind of adventures few can imagine. Ours is a rich life full of stuff we share, do and feel between us.

But we know we are fortunate. Not everyone has someone in their lives who 'gets them'. Without each other we'd be lost. And there is the problem ... so many people are lost and so many people unknown, lonely in a crowd, internally at complete odds with their external appearances. This song is for them.

In NZ our driving standards are about as bad as it gets in the Western world. We are, on the whole shit drivers & our road deaths attest to it; statistically twice as bad as the UK and there are some idiots there too. Yet in NZ more people die through suicide a year than on our roads. People living in Silence. That's simply shocking.

Our society is polar, uncaring, cold and poisoned by endless advertising that is designed to make you want or need more. We are fed stereotypical visions of what makes a real man or woman which all are false. Our media is fake; how we are encouraged to see ourselves through it is fake. To survive this myriad of meaningless diatribe needs strength of character that is testing for the most stable of minds. We need to break the silence. We need to talk, screw what other people think, screw their judgements. Open up.

No more Silence.

Released 28 August 2018

LYRICS

What will you say,
As ashes blow away
And you file outside into the autumn air
He lived a simple life?
A garden and a wife?
And as the silence screams

You just stare
You see through me

Such simple words
Seems so absurd
Yet the price of love is more than you can bear
Your heart is caged in steel
You can't afford to feel
And as the silence screams

You just stare
You see through me

In your life you cast your shadow over me
Why won't you see?
Moments wasted on the hope of so much more
You see through me

In my life I've lived in shadows cast by yours
Fell between the cracks, ignored
I sing my song for you and open up my heart
You see through me

What will you write
With your hindsight
Did you take the time to learn enough to share?
What will you send
A stand in for a friend
And as the silence screams

You just stare
You see through me

Silence - OLDER

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Silence is available as a single or on the SILENCE album.

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