About this track

A lot of songs on this album have bass lines moving in seconds or in thirds. I wanted to see what would happen if I moved the bass line using the devil’s interval — an augmented fourth (or diminished fifth, depending on the notation.)

When I played minor chords over that interval, I discovered the secret of Martin L. Gore’s success. As such, there was no way I was going to use that interval without paying homage to Depeche Mode. I even tried to make the lyrics very Music for the Masses. The drum fill is pretty much a quotation of New Order’s “True Faith”.

I’m not much of a recreational substance user. Pakalolo is the furthest I’ve gone. So these lyrics aren’t very genuine.

Lyrics

I won't tell you anything
You could learn from magazines
I won't show you anything
That you've might already seen

I won't take you anywhere
That you've never been before
But I'll give you something new
That will leave you wanting more

You think you know everything
About all I could desire
But I know it differently
Nothing else could get me higher

You want to know everything
About how to feel the thrill
Of getting inside my head
And leaving such a chill

I won't tell you anything
That you don't already know
I won't take you anywhere
That you won't already go

You want to know everything
About all I could desire
But I know what makes you melt
And it's all I that I require

Credits

  • Produced and engineered by Greg Bueno
  • Recorded in the Closet, 2005-2013, Seattle, WA
  • Cover design and photography by Greg Bueno
  • Published by Shinkyoku Advocacy (ASCAP)

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  • Release date: October 08, 2013

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