Buffed Silver is Shiny (Single)

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We live in the land of the lost Where blind men live With fear due to doubts That their worth is a construct Held by the thinnest veneer That could crack then disappear Would chaos prevail if it did? Or might we not build us Some commoner ground? Oh Cauda Pavonis! The phoenix is waiting for birth From the ashes of the usurped If we look within, well what do we see? Economic machinery? Doesn’t the TV lie? Aren’t the hugs and cheers A counterfeit of all our lives? Soul’s view of skies made blue And bright sunlight illuminates The path of gold through hope’s new ford Bridge over deep troubled waters Through a golden dawn of light Throw away all your problems No grey clouds of concern Will take the brand new day Now... Who do you reach for sweet divine? Or hasn’t your mother taught you how? Blinded by greed and astral signs Now come along with me For a different ride Who do you reach for sweet divine? Or hasn’t your mother taught you how? Look up to the sky and astral fires Now come along with me For a different ride Take the golden road, a new sacred home (Look up to the sky) Destination for a different ride Golden open road, a new sacred home (Look up to the sky) Destination for a different ride Behold the transformation A heart of lead to gold Metal purification Bright mercury reborn Colourful evolution Forgotten human soul So burn the imperfections Cauda Pavonis rise! Fly, everything is one! Ride, everything as one!
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The second single from the upcoming Shanghai album "The Ultraviolent". Featuring original custom artwork by Jarrod Elvin, and an exclusive Remix by bside.

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released August 24, 2015

Music & Words composed by Nicholas Sands & Luis Rojas

Starring:

Shanghai

Luis Rojas - Vocals, Guitar
Chantel Bann - Keys, Vocals
Nicholas Sands - Drums, Vocals
Davin McPherson - Alto Sax, Clarinet
Riley Tipton Pulsawat-Perry - Guitar, Double Bass
Alan Esquivel - Bass
Chris Rojas - Percussion
Paul Murchison - Trumpet, Trombone
Grant Robinson - Tenor Sax, Bari Sax, Flute

Guest Stars:

Tatyana Lukich - Violin
Nataliya Lukich - Violin
Alan Rossman - Viola
Carmen Cerpa Poljak - Cello

Produced, Mixed, Recorded & Mastered by Luis Rojas at Well Fed Studios

Drums recorded with Greg Stace
at Jungle Studios
Grand piano recorded with Greg Stace
at Oxygen Studios
Wurlitzer electric piano recorded with Michael Wheatley
at Nut ‘n Butter Studios

Remix Produced by Matt Roberts
soundcloud.com/bsidemusicaustralia

Artwork by Jarrod Elvin at Mick Mack’s
www.mick-macks.com

Taken from the album “The Ultraviolent”
www.theultraviolent.com

This is a Well Fed Production:
www.wellfedproductions.com

Released in conjunction with Bird's Robe Records:
www.birdsrobe.com

© 2015 Shanghai

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Shanghai is a nine piece avant garde experimental progressive art rock band from Sydney, Australia

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