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My Mother, My Cradle, My Tomb

from What Is Imposed Must Be Endured by Blind Monarch

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  • Compact Disc (CD) + Digital Album

    RELEASED ON 5TH APRIL 2019

    Recorded over 4 days in the cold darkness of the derelict “Penny Red” building, Hull, Northeast England, November 2017.
    Produced, engineered and mixed by Daniel Elms.
    Mastering by James Plotkin.
    Artwork by Thomas Hooper.
    All songs written and performed by Blind Monarch.
    Guest vocals on “Living Altar” performed by Fiona Blyth.
    Copyright Blind Monarch 2019, all rights reserved.

    Adam Blyth: Guitar
    Tom Blyth: Voice
    Paul Hubbard: Bass
    Lee Knights: Drums

    Track Listing

    1. Suffering Breathes My Name
    2. My Mother, My Cradle, My Tomb
    3. Blind Monarch
    4. Living Altar

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  • Tape Cassette - What is Imposed Must Be Endured
    Cassette + Digital Album

    Card 'CRUCIFORM' sleeve of the debut album by Blind Monarch

    RELEASED ON 5TH APRIL 2019

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    Recorded over 4 days in the cold darkness of the derelict “Penny Red” building, Hull, Northeast England, November 2017.
    Produced, engineered and mixed by Daniel Elms.
    Mastering by James Plotkin.
    Artwork by Thomas Hooper.
    All songs written and performed by Blind Monarch.
    Guest vocals on “Living Altar” performed by Fiona Blyth.
    Copyright Blind Monarch 2019, all rights reserved.

    Adam Blyth: Guitar
    Tom Blyth: Voice
    Paul Hubbard: Bass
    Lee Knights: Drums

    Track Listing

    A
    1. Suffering Breathes My Name
    2. My Mother, My Cradle, My Tomb

    B
    3. Blind Monarch
    4. Living Altar

    Includes unlimited streaming of What Is Imposed Must Be Endured via the free Bandcamp app, plus high-quality download in MP3, FLAC and more.
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lyrics

Mother I know thee not
Called forth from infinite womb
Nurtured in hostile cradle
I am of thee, yet estranged
An intruder trapped in a once familiar dream
Able to touch but unable to feel

The moon cries out to me
Before her council of reverent trees
This sacred grove, unchanged by time
Where grasping branches groan and bind
And whisper secrets into the night
Atavistic thread through Earth, flesh and sky
Ancient language long lost in time
Forgotten, familiar words fall without form
Like shapeless silhouettes slip between standing stones
What was, is and shall be
Lost on the wind and out of reach

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from What Is Imposed Must Be Endured, released April 5, 2019

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Blind Monarch Sheffield, UK

Malevolent and brooding, powerful yet sickly, visceral while haunting. Blind Monarch weave moments of a dubious beauty into a corrupted majesty of ugliness and despair.
The debut album 'What Is Imposed Must Be Endured' was captured in a derelict space in the North of England during the bleak mid-winter of 2017 and is available now via Black Bow records.
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