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    Empress/Abscess' is the 31-minute debut full-length from Immortal Bird. Recorded by Pete Grossmann at Bricktop Recording in Chicago, IL and mixed/mastered by Colin Marston at The Thousand Caves in Queens, NY. Artwork by Kikyz 1313, layout by Meg Dolan.

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Guest vocals by John Hoffman of Weekend Nachos

lyrics

Ignore all your instincts
Embrace utter hubris
I can’t control this situation
Add it to the list of things you despise
Including my inability to empathize

It seems that we’ve reached an impasse
A rock and a hard place
I’ll choose the latter
I was born there

Arterial brillance
Splurting like liquid gold

We are intertwined
Like a vital artery
Wrapped around a tumor

Shuddering wet
In darkened soil

With all these questions you’ve been posing
My response is cold silence
Stop complaining
Sick decline

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from Empress​/​Abscess, released July 14, 2015

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