Within the Belly of the Whale

from by Phantom Tails

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Only a crack in the sky
It was only a trick of the eye
it was a darkened street
where I was struck by lightning
or just the holy ghost
well with no will or forsight
I was compelled forth
to the mouth of the river
where I dived right in
got swept off with the current

Well I was swallowed up
alive

I was a messenger
it was bestowed upon me
I was a vehicle
for some demon's scheme
right there at the bottom
there submerged in the deep
within the belly of a whale
I will drown while it sleeps

Well I was swallowed up
alive

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from Sounds of the Hunchback Whale, track released July 6, 2010

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Phantom Tails Minneapolis, Minnesota

Phantom Tails are a deep-space doom-funk quartet hailing from Minneapolis, MN. Using vintage drum machines, analog synthesizers, fuzzed-out bass, and commanding guitar, they have developed a distinctive sound that makes you think and dance simultaneously. ... more

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