The Swan [Single]

by The Manichean

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    Limited edition 7" for our single, "The Swan", off our full length, LOVERS. Contains two tracks, "TheManichean (8-bit mix)" and "Of Water", exclusively available on this record. First pressing limited to 100 copies.

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released June 1, 2012

On this recording The Manichean are…
Cory Sinclair
Justice Tirapelli-Jamail
Sean Spiller
Ash Big Cash
Dylan Tirapelli-Jamail
Rainey Webber
Austin Smith
Will Schorre

Recorded at the Cadillac Hotel in Galveston, TX
at Sound Arts Recording Studio in Houston, TX
Produced by Justice Tirapelli-Jamail and Cory Sinclair
Engineered by Sean Spiller and Brian "The Boss" Baker
Mixed and mastered by Omar Al-Bochi

Written by Justice Tirapelli-Jamail (2011 4k35/ASCAP)
And Cory Sinclair (2011 SinisterPurity/ASCAP)
"The Manichean (8-bit Mix)" remixed by Will Schorre
"Of Water" written and performed by Austin Smith for The Manichean
Artwork by Cameron Kolaja

'The Swan' is taken from The Manichean's full-length, LOVERS.


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Track Name: The Swan
I might be wrong
But I expect this psalm to set things straight,
To figure out that she's the Swan's embrace.

To watch her on the beach.
To touch her legs and knees.
To be the only thing the she won't forget.

You might belong to him
But you taste the beast the same
And every time I kneel towards the sun
I am one; I am Autumn's fawn.

To cross her heart and hips,
To touch and taste her lips.
To be the only thing she won't forget.

To watch her on the beach.
To bless her hands and feet,
Her breath against the breeze.

To taste her tongue and teeth.
To brush against her leaves
And walk above the sea.

A kiss upon the cheek,
A soft epiphany.
To be the only thing she won't forget.

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