Trite and Trivial

from by Surface Area



This is how the bottle breaks against the wall
This is how we hold back our blood with our sleeves

One, two, lift the receiver
Three, four, yes you remember
One, two, three, break down the door
And five, six, seven, eight
They’ll arrive too late if you choke
So lower your voice, what will the neighbors think
When your car is gone?
Look low, watch the ground, keep suspicion down
They won’t know a thing if you keep this in your confidence

Make sure the doors are latched
Close the blinds tightly
Closely, now, we can’t make any more mistakes

What did you think was going to happen?
You really think you’re in the clear?
Nobody ever gets away with it
Your story’s trite and trivial


from s​/​t, released September 13, 2011



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Surface Area Corvallis, Oregon

Surface Area is Pete Davis on guitar, bass, vocals, piano, accordion, glockenspiel, and synths, and Jon Lervold on drums.

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