Hallowed

by Synaptic Ooze

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Dr. "Buzz" Frenzy (Matthew J Hesse)
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Dr. "Buzz" Frenzy (Matthew J Hesse) Listening again with headphones, hearing the intro build, menace growing below the softly twinkling harp, I can imagine this song as a slightly expanded score underneath an intense sequence in the "imagined film" that Eric conjured in in his description of the origin of this tune. It'd be intriguing to hear a longer version of this song with further-extended instrumental passages echoing the main song's stated themes but also expanding them emotionally to magnify the "imagine' scenes' impact.
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Written over a span of three years, this song initially came to me in late October 2016 when I was listening to a lot of Akira Yamaoka & Type O Negative and watching slow-burn horror movies.

It is written from the point of view of a beautiful, charismatic predator as he persuades some poor shattered soul into submission under the guise of protection.

lyrics

Quiet now...
Don't you cry
Damn the tears
Flooding your eyes
Turn to me
I am the way
Take my hand
Won't you stay with me?

Stay with me

I can smell your soul now it's bleeding
Stretching out for somewhere to hide
I can be your solace your freedom
Open your mind and let me inside
I will become the one thing you yearn for
Your pain dissolves into my dark gaze

Bend your will to me
And you will see
When you stay with me

credits

released October 17, 2019
Eric Pseja - Programming, synthesizers, guitar, vocals and brooding
Katie Pachnos - Electric and acoustic harp, encouragement

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Synaptic Ooze New Jersey

Lifelong vocalist, self-taught guitarist / bassist and insatiable creative soul. Guitarist & vocalist of 3rDegree. Bassist & vocalist of CRUST. Full time dad and part time rock star.

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