What We Do When We Do Nothing

by Sonic A.M

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released July 12, 2016

All songs by Sonic A.M

Special thanks to Andreas Hammarström for help with engineering/producing.



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Sonic A.M England, UK

Angry pop from sweaty adolescents.
Niall - guitar/vox
James - drums
Ross - bass

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Track Name: Room to Breathe
an opinion gets you what you need
contradiction brings you to your knees
nothing more you'd want than room to breathe

don't believe in higher power
don't believe in our resistance
don't believe a word you hear, cause
our beliefs have no consistence

i crave you
you crave me
please teach me
who to be

theories, myths and speculations
latest headlines, news sensations
we're still waiting for salvation
but it's still waiting for us to find it first
Track Name: Dead End
please give me something new to masquerade
clinging to my ideals as they decay
it's easy to decline what not to say
when your culture builds up on old cliché's

i'm meeting a dead end

when you wanna come down
from your pedestal
please give me the signal
don't treat me the fool
"i don't want to live a life of common sense"
when will you start living in the present tense
do you wanna come down?
Track Name: Others Ethics
be yourself, said the dictator
your life's broken? fix it later
wear that shirt to fit that ethic
cause your opinion looks pathetic
Track Name: Red Brick Houses (Swallowed Whole by Pride)
i decide to deny my existence
because you're liked through a lack of persistence
to find a life not controlled by someone else

red brick houses, swallowed whole by pride
and i can't say it's what i had in mind
and i'd like to be a part of something else

every part of me that aches to escape can't wait to be home
but i know it's too late to go back, and i'd like to go back

every part of me that can't take the stress
is splitting into outbursts that i've learnt to compress

and i'd like to go back
Track Name: Alexandria
this scene feels awful strange
and this scene makes me feel aged
it's a little sad

you've all got nothing to say
contempt to keep it that way
it's a little sad

you talk but you're not speaking
you talk but you're not saying anything

i'm trying mutual respect
another change to reject
it's a little sad