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Architectural Failures

by Drugs of Faith

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You have a job to do One you can’t afford to lose Nobody does it better Everybody does the same All politics are local Are politics as usual I hate the job you’re doing In the service of those you serve? You service your own interests Is it true that nothing gets through ‘Till there’s something in it for you? We want you to stand and be counted But you want to stay in your seat Pointless Mindless Selfish Callous Useless Baseless You know I know
Insanity 02:19
Doing it to myself again With the same choices again Counting on different results The signs pointed the same way I promised myself, no way I wouldn't make the same mistake The last time Wasn’t the last time And what of the next time? Burn me twice, shame on me For playing the fool repeatedly And what of the next time?
Paper Trails 03:06
This depression-era game Should have taught restraint Instead we invent Fantasiac real estate Fate made by the luck of the draw From a deck stacked by the house Paper money paid for the corner jail o On the other side of town Unruly costs of poor health Overstepping the bounds of wealth For those who don’t make the rules Empty houses on the other side of town
Placing Bets 01:56
Power games Pulled back and forth Between two people Multiplied forever Waiting for something to happen Momentum wasted Waiting for something to happen Disconnected? Focused on minutia! Ineffectual? Spread too thin! Hoping for something to happen Momentum spent Hoping for something to happen Leaving to others What I can’t do myself Watch from the sidelines Backing away from concern Cut the head off the snake What movement is left in the body?


One-sided 12". This one made it onto best-of-2013 lists including Washington CityPaper's best music of D.C., Hellbound.ca's writers' lists, and American Aftermath.

We shot our second music video for "Insanity" off the 12":


released November 26, 2013

Recorded and mixed by Kevin Bernsten at Developing Nations, Baltimore, MD, May-June, 2013. Mastered by Scott Hull at Visceral Sound Studios, Bethesda, MD, June 2013.

Released on Malokul.

Drums: Edward Spode | Bass: Ivan Khilko | Guitar + vocals: Richard Johnson


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We're a three-piece grind 'n' roll band from Northern Virginia, USA that started in 2002. We like to sing about politics and social subjects.

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