What World Was Still? LP

by Kaddish

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"What World Was Still?" is the third LP from Kaddish.
A MTAT + Black Lake Records joint.

Written and performed by Kaddish
Recorded and mixed by Ross Middlemiss in Dundee, Scotland
Mastered by Robin Sutherland in Janakkala, Finland


Friday 30th November - Sunday 2nd December 2018
Event; bit.ly/2xC7l34

* Track not featured on LP pressing


released November 30, 2018


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Track Name: Four Categories
What’s a moment, stolen, to the years worn out?
What’s a heartbeat, frozen, to a life thought out?
Enough of your reasons.
Enough of what you know.
Enough of your answers.
Now say what you show.
I’m holding back the answers I need you to know.
Track Name: Affect Effective
In the sudden, silent, sadness, of feeling’s conceit,
You’ll be a witness,
You have an interest,
A mind to set to speech.
Be silent, then set it to words.
To have a mind to speak.
An affect, effective.
A sign that we have to speak.
To have a mind to speak.
Track Name: Withstood, Withstanding
The vague designs of safety,
That box, embitter, ensnare me.
A thought too fast to speak,
Will it slow?
I aim too hard to see,
What it shows me.
For every move withstood, withstanding,
Our lives are steps that take.
Track Name: Wear A Name
Wear a name, born of place.
The worst waste of a life you’d see.
Bear with the pain,
Outlive the fear,
Of sighs that long to sing.
So be the answer,
So break the image,
So bear the traces,
Let the sighs become song.
Track Name: Scattered Islands of A Shattered Idea
So say, all that there’s left to say.
All that you could not place.
With the eloquence of falling apart.
For a word, unworn.
For a sign, unshown.
We’re scattered islands of a shattered idea.
And this its silence, become resolve to speak
Who’ll take the parts for much more than the sum?
A shattered idea. A shattered idea.
Track Name: A Dream To Sleep
Sleep, my life’s honest sigh.
A dream to stop where you lie.
A dream to sleep.
Arrested time, who takes tonight, to weigh the world’s fate, to dream for always?
Track Name: Past Present Habits
To exalt the haunted feelings, fool,
Is to exhaust,
To play the ghost,
To a loss assumed.
A past present habit,
As old as is new.
What future could stand it?
To live with the past, with the ghosts it assumes.
No more haunted hopes.
No more ghosts assumed.
Track Name: For Solatium
A thought that settles it all.
A timeworn hard truth, falls.
The thinking through, a lie,
That aspires to….
As sum, sign, as fraction.
Be costed, be fractured.
For solatium.
A salve to save, for want of answers.
A song to break the frame, of fracture’s greed.
You’ll stay, static.
I’ll keep, moving.
Track Name: Throw Out Thoughts
How to meet them through the years?
How to speak what they thought?
No more abject thoughts on the words just said,
Only joys thrown through time.
No more abject denials.
Hearts bound to bone, our blood to breathe,
Given a lifetime, our thrown thoughts should meet.
Could I make a harder test?
Enough to break a heart today?
A detail of a thrown out thought,
Enough to think the world away.
As if it’s to sing.
As if it’s to say.
Track Name: The Weary Debts *
Of the weary debts betrayed us,
Our better thoughts will break them.
Find the words that break,
The eloquence,
Of that fated sigh.
Deep breaths, see straight through the eloquence of the pain.
Not a claim.
No default.
But a break.

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