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EP- "The Brown Butterfly Of Discontent"

by Lucas Lanthier

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House Of Band
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House Of Band Taken us on a grand n lovely stroll ~~~to a ‘Penny Lane n down da stairs to da dark n dank club w/ puddles on a shining cement floor we partake exotic tastes of concoctions >>>rise coconut, rise mango, rise mint, rise paprika keep those exotics flowin wow we ‘stoned free Favorite track: Flying Guillotine, or, Accidentally Killing The Wrong Man In A Restaurant.
Gothic Crypt
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Gothic Crypt Call it dark cabaret, folk-noir or what ever you like... I call it victorian goth. Music full of sentiments and melancholic grace. Well done Lucas! Favorite track: En Hiver.
Oliver Gosch
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Oliver Gosch I simply love this kind of dark cabaret acoustic music. Lucas Lanthier is well known as the voice of Cinema Strange. Favorite track: En Hiver.
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En Hiver 03:00
1. I love to hate you, I am in winter. Frostbite hath claimed me, succumb to numbness. Chorus Freezing men don't laugh at murder. Bleeding, naked, in the bathtub. Open windows tempt the savory... women's heads float just as easily. 2. Within the confines of crystal, reflected is my loathing. Under ice and still, chill waters, fish bite stiff men and children. 3. In the fog, in the woods, at midnight... in a land where it's always winter, I cut the thin skin of my ankles and the sting follows me like army. Lashing like a bullwhip in the arctic, I fling icicles like bee-sting. Trapped in the glass of the sphere in the snowfall, I shut my eyes and sleep in sleet.
(He’ll break your bones! He’ll break your bones!) I will break all of your bones! I will break all of your bones! (He’ll break your bones! He’ll break your bones!) Send me your first born! Send him to war! I’ll take all of your hopes and dash them apart! I will break all of your bones! I will break all of your bones! I’ll take all of your hopes and have supper! I will eat up all of your dreams! I will eat up all of your dreams! I am war. I bring war. I make wars.
I fell when you put your hands on me. I wondered if the ground would bleed. I laughed when you skinned your knee. It was the funniest thing I'd ever seen. I wailed till I got skinny and then I ate everything.
1. We were scalded by the livid envy of the pinched bloom of winter. Gouged by gray light, staggering doorsteps shed shivers and we touched, brighter and brighter. Chorus I know my hands when they’re soaking in bourbon or wanting more bourbon or when they’re just cold. I know that I’m old, a young nothing, I’ve killed off my children and eaten their hearts. I know my mind when it’s shaking from bourbon or wanting more bourbon or when it’s just cold. I know that I’m bold, a young coward, I’ll serve you small petulant pieces of the heart of a child. 2. We were scolded by the frantic, rusted hinges of dawn-pitted birdsong. I screamed at those sparrows with a voice of smoke and fear and I had enemies, black, bristling feathers, louder and louder.


Written/arranged and recorded from July, 2014 to July 2015 (except "En Hiver" originally composed in the late '90s or so)


released July 30, 2014

Recorded and mixed by Bonzo von Ecke and Lucas Lanthier at Angelica's Day Care, Los Angeles.


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