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Heart

by Painted Romans

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1.
Fall 04:35
I fell from the sky Full of high sensations My roots felt so dry Ripe for true salvation And strapped to my back Was a plead for mercy The brute earthly facts Were for always to change me Come shiny beliefs And reliefs
2.
Forget 04:57
Dancing in the streets Soaking wet and poor Sliding through the day Happy as ever before I’d get drunk Forget the world I live in I’d get drunk Forget my intense love For her Dancing all night Sharing laughter and smiles How I’d live my life Things I wouldn’t dare I’d get drunk Kill every hope I’ve in mind I’d get drunk Wake up and see what I find I’d get drunk Forget the world I live in I’d get drunk Forget my intense love For her
3.
Striving to the top Never ever stop Is there any other way Is there any other way In an open plan office Of your widest sense The line is moving From desk to desk He climbs through the window Into another room Searching through the files Looking for a clue The paper trail Does it lead to you? Does it lead to you? It drives me on Oh it drives me on It would drive me on etc. In aircon flux Like a piece of dust Silhouettes manoeuvre Behind the glass See them marching In cheap suits If the target is freedom... Aim higher If belief is treason... Run faster Shakes this feeling Where ambition corrodes These endless motions We're going through it We're going through it It drives me on (rep.)
4.
Formation 05:18
Give me a reason to hold you Give me a reason to hold you Give me a reason to light your flame Give me a reason to light your flame What is the meaning of "us" What is the meaning of "us" I want to believe in a sacred trust I want to believe in a sacred trust What's the right thing to do when the heat is on? (rep.) Men are marching Men are trembling Fallen grace and liberty talk Casting spells of a cruel tomorrow I can tell by the way that they walk What's the right thing to do when the heat is on? (rep.) Make a fire that will burn so brightly And give strength to motions of love Hold us tight in a great formation Spreading grace and freedom for all So many reasons for hanging on...
5.
New Kind 04:28
Give you a reason to hold me (rep.) I don’t know what’s around the corner I can’t say what’s coming my way What’s a voice without new sensations? My intentions wither away... Give you a reason to keep me warm Come the reign of deep sensations Come the reign of colour and light Come the day of rediscover Pretty seasons Reason and sight Give you a reason to hold me I spend my time in Silent remembrance I keep my shame and my shivers And turmoil and pain I see my shame and my shivers Coming of age I keep my shame and deliver A new kind of self A new kind of self etc.
6.
Kangaroo caught the flu Socialist Cayman guru Feeling blue Sway the hip Lick your lips Rectums pass Jaunty eye Blink and smile Synthesise up to size Something in my heart Something in my heart Treat yourself like it’s a-ok Like it’s childsplay (rep.) Something in my heart breaks and tears apart (rep.)

about

The first proper Painted Romans studio album since 2010. It features a notable vocal and lyric contribution by London based multi-artist and long-time collaborator Patrick Wray (patrickwray.bandcamp.com/music), as well as vocals by the poet and actress Roxy Dunn ('Drives Me On').

Music video enthusiasts can watch these two videos:
'Formation' - www.youtube.com/watch?v=N8XvDoHeSgM
'Treat Yourself' - www.youtube.com/watch?v=Z08Av72ZAk4

Also go here www.paintedromans.com/exclusives/ to grab the freebie TREAT YOURSELF X2.

credits

released October 16, 2020

Mats Davidsen: Vocals, instruments, lyrics, music, and production
Patrick Wray: Vocals and lyrics on 'Drives Me On'
Roxy Dunn: Vocals on 'Drives Me On'
Jo Henning Dahlø Lien: Drums on 'Forget'
Sleeve by Davidsen and Kari Bergliot Aa. Tyvoll
Special thanks to those involved in the making of: Thomas Sejnæs, Jan Ottar Nystad, Rikke Davidsen, Kari Bergliot, Patrick and Roxy, and Jo Henning

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Painted Romans Trondheim, Norway

Moody postpunked headache since late 90s. Formed by Mats Davidsen. Unpredictable over the years, started out on the rough end, turned softer, then roughed up again. Been using the Painted Romans moniker since 2007. Wallpaper Silhouettes (a group) before that. ... more

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