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from Cassandra Abandoned, I & II [Marion's Version] by Matt DeMello

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Sections:

A. On Public Transportation
B. Hic Sunt Dracones, I. Sirens in the Woods
C. Hic Sunt Dracones, II. 1 Thing (I Guess it All Depends...)
D. Hic Sunt Dracones, III. Escapist's Finale/Safe Enough
E. A Cry of Cassandra

lyrics

A. On Public Transportation

There are ways of getting to the other side of the line
dotted, or dial tone It's only important to remember
where you're going, to help keep up with
the parade of options available - in
pink screens and black-scrawl
unchecked and unvaporized,
unquestioning of the will of the masses;
to go forward sufficiently groomed wonder in the interim,
whethered or not -- whethered or not that we met
the parade in the total agreement

B. Hic Sunt Dracones, I. Sirens in the Woods (instrumental)

C. Hic Sunt Dracones, II. 1 Thing (I Guess it All Depends...)

There's just one thing that I can't get over
And that's the chip taken from my shoulder
How every Christmas I get one year older
Yet the need to see you only gets colder

And if you still think offense is the only best defense,
Like however lightning strikes, I guess it all depends.
Like how you catch the light, or ships sail at night,
Like however lightning strikes, I guess it all depends.

And it can't be -- that the way we used to see each other was a sheen
Of candid conversations and midnight starbucks offers just to meet
But the light of day is never actually what they see
never what they see--

aaaaaaaaaand just like any magic trick it's a flick of the wrist
And to everyone who doubted -- watch this suck session plot twist
Can’t y’all even tell that we’re hanging off the precipice
Fuck your gold and frankensence
When it's whiter than a picket fence
Greatness is synonymous with nothing in the present tense
From Mein Kempf to Common Sense
Here it is, ladies and gents
If offense is still the best defense
Are we still friends? Guess it depends...

And if you still think the means can justify the ends,
Like a needle through a camel's eye, I guess it all depends.
Like how ships pray for lightning just to bide the night,
Like stringing christmas lights, I guess it all depends

D. Hic Sunt Dracones III. Escapist's Finale/Safe Enough

This was the noblest Reindeer of them all:
All the conspirators save only she
Did that they did in envy of great Santa;
She only, in a general honest thought
And common good to all, made one of them.
Hers was a gentle life and the elements
So mix'd in him that Nature might stand up
And say to all the world 'This was a man!'
But this was NO man...

Safe enough, are you safe enough?
Safe enough, are you safe enough?

E. A Cry of Cassandra

Cry, cry of Cassandra
in the night
Cry of Cassandra
in the night
Cry of Cassandra...

credits

from Cassandra Abandoned, I & II [Marion's Version], released December 31, 2021
guitar, piano, synths, vocals - Matt DeMello
backing vox - Liz Wagner Biro, Amanda "Rain" O'Keefe
bass - John Alexander Busi
drums - Andrew 'Roo' O'Donnell
Fruity Loops - Jesse Ferland

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