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Beautiful artwork, voice, lyrics, ideas! Magical creation from every point of view.
Somehow this music seems to know the dreamworlds I stumbled through.
I raise my hat to Corwood Manual Favorite track: Cheerio.
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Written and produced by Andreas Bonkowski.
Recorded in various rooms, corridors and even in busses
on tape recorders, computing devices and dictaphones
across the country, whenever i felt like it

Watch the trailers for Hideouts here:




released November 10, 2011

Bloody Hands Ltd.


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Corwood Manual Berlin, Germany

Memory full, only trying to translate.

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Track Name: Hideouts
when you couldn't choose to stay or run
you built a house up in the trees
where no one could ever find
the sorrows on your back that force you down

where you came from no one saw
the long goodbye of your former self
when there's nothing more to desire
you built a place where you could stay
where you could stay
Track Name: Sad Brother
you kept the echoes to yourself
you’ve kept the air all in
looks like you promised so much more
the ice is getting thin
somehow we didn't notice
as we moved in perfect circles
as the dots connect to something bigger
it's getting harder to be the same

the hints we didn't notice
hold the key to somewhere else
we stare in all directions
as we spiral out of the dark
you tell us when to stop

peel off the layers and unfold
the message's written underneath
we leap into the rabbit hole
unsure what we will see
something we didn't notice at first
has been growing in significance
if you have allowed all this to happen
why you're scared of the consequence

we stare in all directions
as we stumble into the dark
we'll make all the connections
as we carry a heavy heart
you tell us when to stop
Track Name: They Painted the Sky
night comes up
as you lay down with the doubt
you've been carrying way too long
and the voices grow
from the distance from afar
watching you while you sleep

when they appear
fast and uninvited now
the lines begin to blur
we fade into the void that surrounds us
are we going back where we came from

have we balanced out
what we need and what you get
when you see this through their eyes
but I see the difference now
you found a way around it
carrying all the weight yourself

as we wish you well
as we wave and kiss goodbye
we sing our memories
one to ten and back again
as we carry on
if only we could give advice
the only way to travel
spot the arrows by yourself
Track Name: Cheerio
shed your skin and kick the doubt
keep my teeth from falling out
as we recover from this sleep
we can leave behind the grid
take back what we believe

rub the sand out of your eyes
knock your head against the sky
as we are moving where we please
fill me up with something new
set fire to our minds

we will dance around the pit in self-defense
never to return where we once started
back then we had no idea
where this would lead

we are inside we’re looking out
watch the dust settle around
as we remember where to start
we are altering the shapes
set fire to our hearts

we will dance around the pit in self-defense
never to return where we once started

you broke the spell
you made it to the other side
beware of what they sell you and tell you
the swarm is taking over
you don't know where to hide
for years and years they planted
a trap inside your mind
you're staring at blank paper
you're crawling on all fours
maybe you need to listen
to the noise behind the doors
a labyrinth around you to keep you busy
while they plot and scheme what's coming
but now we'll cross the line