Below the Waterline

by FirstForgiveness

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Had an idea that didn't fit Necrolytic Goat Converter. This is the result. Enjoy responsibly. First track from the forthcoming "A Progress of Sorts" EP.


We reach
Out for
Hands that push back
Part of
The mob
Rules for attack

What do
I see
Out from your eyes?
Just a
Good man
Dead from your lies

Just smile and pretend that everything’s fine
As we sink below the waterline

Sit down
Keep still
Do as we say
Don’t speak
Dumb sheep
Just walk away

Stand up
Fight back
Blood can be lost
As long
As we
Acknowledge the cost

Just smile and pretend that everything’s fine
There is no use in simply holding a sign
As we sink below the waterline


released April 1, 2016
Chris Voss - all guitars, bass, vocals, putting drums in order
Beta Monkey Drum Loops - All drum loops

Mastered (kind of) using



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FirstForgiveness New York, New York

Started as Necrolytic Goat Converter, only to realize when you're one guy you can pretty much have as many bands as you want.

Still one guitar (Yamaha PAC611) plugged into one amp (Line6 Spider III) plugged into GarageBand via a Focusrite Scarlett 2i2 bought used from a friend.

Thanks for checking out one man working through his demons, badly, through the music that he loves.
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