Metal Heart

from by Nikki n' The Pathos

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Love of us makes three 'cause I have two faces
Neither of them knows the other's graces
I am on my knees my pulse races
Won't you ease my soul?
Please release my inner sense
Retrieve my better self

'Cause thoughts come, thoughts go
Won't leave me alone
But thoughts are like clouds when your wind blows, they're gone

'Cause you, take my blues away
Turn my night into the day
Take my blues away

But the darkness descends, again
The devil on my shoulder, comes up into my head
His will will be done her appetite whet
The will to serve and for penitence
Please redeem my innocence

God comes, God goes
Won't stay through the storm
But your metal heart is my armor of thorns

'Cause you, take my blues away
Turn my night into the day
Take my blues away

My inner sense
Your synthesis
My penitence
Your imminence
My dissonance
your sentience
You're my better self
You're my better self

I took your advice to pilgrims
Encrypted my heart in the matrices
Your clockwork device my rhythm
Who's to say what love is anymore?
It's whatever works
It's whatever works


from Sea of Ideals, released May 5, 2019
Nicole Portley: lyrics, music, vocals, piano, synth, guitar
Gavin Duffy: production, lead guitar
Chris Andersen: audio engineering
Mike Murphy: bass
Adam Carlson: drums
Shara Brazzle: source musical ideas


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Nikki n' The Pathos Portland, Oregon

Independent rock and classical music written by Nicole Portley in Portland, Oregon

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