Eight Houses

by She Keeps Bees

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1.
I offer the world as the sun rides out a sacred wind as the day unwound morning star the sky I'll rope for you the earth on air we float take all your words I'll gather to my head they settle in a deep in a still feather lighter than my heart to hell gnashing my teeth waving crumble at my feet wasted call it what you need intention of a dream
2.
03:12
holding the railing winding stairwell where I fell down natural that don't phase me it's the life I agreed my bargain for the plea too close to call when you carry it all like you knew all along they keep you like a ghost waiting for the breeze breezy like it or not accept it no need to haul yourself off epic falls you think peak atop the Sun call in what is needed needed tread gently
3.
03:34
I will follow the sound of the owl bless this house bless my pillow bless your pillow desire where you want to be lovingly you'll have to send a strong goddamn wind to get rid of me you'll have to send a strong goddamn wind to get rid of me every single piece sandpaper and gum leaning and propped our arch undone desire where you want to be lovingly you'll have to send a strong goddamn wind to get rid of me every single piece my long way the wrong way
4.
03:20
fill your moon in all 8 houses you work the group round the room for it gave me the part so I fixate on it dismantle myself broke my life for it caught up in the broad conquest dissolved my being into a passing fancy aren't you tired tired running the same damn line with rocks tied to both sides you bleed the need just a drain on me
5.
01:46
I could never say that you don't have reasons if it's all the same I'd rather forget burn it in a tin can let the flame take each page ashes in the waves disintegrate transform this pain life in tides each shoulder shore sacred grey stones
6.
03:56
eternal bloom of the dawn spirals from the earth to the heart spirals from the earth you stand on it can never break never be lost radiance sacred wreath of two hearts radiance great oceans swell guided by sun given rays moon rhythmic winds it can never break never be lost radiance sacred wreath of two hearts radiance circle love into you hold within
7.
03:07
made you cut your hair cover your body sit like a dog told you where to look told you where to stay put hear the bounty for your death they starve your children work with dead land stop speaking your language give us your light give up birth of edging the fever pitch blind with righteousness start speaking the language
8.
03:28
victory vision seen them coming country's birthing  100 years corporal custer last in his class took his eyeballs died in greasy grass take the red road back took their horses took their guns took the black hills carved his face in one take the red road back
9.
04:10
peace beneath the heart chimes the raven wit from song habit of thoughts what we spend our time on I can't I won't burn on repeat the blame the nod of blinding me I get nervous I get anxious I self defeat morning bright ripe dawn captured it all the scowl I wore unaware in repose truth bloomed while my feet froze not only how I will punish me replaced by wounds that aren't so deep I get nervous get anxious I self defeat to the trees that bend and rip the sidewalk rumbling  use the dawn the dusk to reveal let it roll let it roll off me let it roll off me
10.
bow to the power make sure it knows how heavy it is be not completely consumed do not surrender is what it is  it is  it's that kind of life you are worthy i am worthy put me in the middle you better push a bit more how we are now do not surrender is what it is  it is it's that kind of life you are worthy i am worthy needed to have it happen

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released September 16, 2014

Recorded and mixed by Nicolas Vernhes and Gabe Wax
Produced by Nicolas Vernhes and She Keeps Bees
Performed by Jessica Larrabee and Andy LaPlant
Additional performances by Adam Schatz, Molly Donahue, Nicolas Vernhes, Gabe Wax, and Sharon Van Etten (courtesy of Jagjaguwar)
Mastered by Heba Kadry / Artwork by Romain Barbot

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She Keeps Bees New York, New York

She Keeps Bees have self-recorded and released music made at home since 2006. Their debut album, Minisink Hotel, was described by NYC’s Other Music as “the best album you’ve never heard." Nests, their second full-length, was admired by the Guardian as “sparse, soulful and defiantly retro.” Their third LP, Dig On, was praised by the BBC as "an album of fire, spirit, and sweat." ... more

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