Earthworm

by Illiterate Light

supported by
sr_potato
sr_potato thumbnail
sr_potato heartfelt energy. one of the best live shows i've ever seen. Favorite track: Everything Beautiful and Nothing New.
Niki Sorogas
Niki Sorogas thumbnail
Niki Sorogas Can I call it rockin' DIY poetry? Just to tease the creative side of listening. When I pressed play I got a feeling or should I say stuck in a whirlpool of them (as when I first listened to Fleet Foxes). Jeff and Jake take that initial escape and charm you with beautiful musical tales suggesting an archaic remedy of mystical truths! Affection and memorability that's for dinner today! On the E08 of #give5aspin: www.giveitaspin.gr/2016/08/give5aspin-playlist-e08.html Favorite track: Chest II (Living and Dying).
/
  • Streaming + Download

    Includes unlimited streaming via the free Bandcamp app, plus high-quality download in MP3, FLAC and more.

      $6 USD  or more

     

1.
03:26
2.
3.
4.
5.
03:26
6.
02:37

about

Earthworm, in one way or another, is about living with light and dark, clarity and mystery, duality and non-duality, death and life.

credits

released August 4, 2016

Recorded at Blue Sprocket Sound in Harrisonburg VA and Spitzer Art Center (Harrisonburg VA). Engineered and mixed by Chris Jackson. Special thanks to Taylor Bess, Logan Stoltzfus, and Gordon Davies.

tags

license

all rights reserved

about

Illiterate Light Harrisonburg, Virginia

DIY Experimental Indie Rock Duo from the Friendly City - Harrisonburg, VA. Pop song structure with experimental live performance.

contact / help

Contact Illiterate Light

Streaming and
Download help

Shipping and returns

Redeem code

Track Name: Sic et Non
yes
we’re all different
we all got our own thing goin' on
no
we’re not separate
and it’s only a matter of time

why do we only
see either or
black or white
good or bad
red or blue
me or you
ain't it time that we move on?

yes
demythologize
everything that is not alive
no
don’t throw out the babe
with your parent’s bath water beliefs

why do we only
see either or
black or white
good or bad
red or blue
me or you
ain't it time that we move on?

why do we only
see either or
black or white
good or bad
red or blue
me or you
ain't it time that we evolve?
Track Name: Everything Beautiful and Nothing New
all streams flow
to the sea
yet the sea
is never full

to the place
they come from
they return
again

nothing
nothing new

day of death
better than
day of birth
pleasure seeks the fool

light is sweet
to the eye
darkness comes
many days and nights

nothing
nothing new

everything is beautiful
in it's time
a season to laugh
a season to cry
nothin new

meaningless
meaningless
all my work
meaningless

what has been
will be again
what’s been done
will be done again

nothing
nothing new

everything is beautiful in it's time
a season to laugh
a season to cry
nothin new
Track Name: Chest I (Dying and Living)
pickin up the pieces
little tiny pieces
sad sharp scattered shapes
a puzzle that i hate
who knocked it over

where does it come from
where does it go
where does it come from
where does it go
when it's all over
how will i know
where does it come from
where does it go

it is taking everything
my love
i am dying
chest, my arms
the shattered heart
my love
i am dying

careening into silence
creaking floorboard silence
pain shell body skin
oceanic abyss
what if it's endless

where does it come from
where does it go
where does it come from
where does it go
when it's all over
how will i know
where does it come from
where does it go

it is taking everything
my love
i am dying
chest, my arms
the shattered heart
my love
i am

feeling
deep inside of my
bones
breaking
every vow i've ever
know
hunger
kiss on my neck
lover
you've been patient
Track Name: Chest II (Living and Dying)
livin on my own
livin on my own
livin on this farm alone
such a peaceful plan

all the joy i’ve known
boiling down the bone
living on this farm alone
i can’t understand

walkin in the hope
of my younger days
step by step
it turns into the stone
there I stand with calloused hands
and growing pains
step by step
it turns into my home

rising of the steam
dying of the dream
weeping sister comes to me
holds my weary hand

brother you are loved
broken you are loved
it’s such a gift to know your name
please just understand

walkin in the hope
of my younger days
step by step
it turns into the stone
there I stand with calloused hands
and growing pains
step by step
it turns into my home

living on my own, living on my own
living on this farm alone
Track Name: Adult
this old house is like a sinking stone
mom and dad make me cut firewood
handle broken on the kettle pot
we need action and we need a lot

we need it now

we need it now
we need it now

do we really need each other to survive
i don’t know sometimes i think i’m
pretty good
at being alone
i start my fires and I built my home
and just as I expected I can not rely on anyone
o i thought we would eat some food together
but i don’t want to share i’m a self sufficient adult

slow as the night
big as your heart
strong as a peach
i am an addict but you can’t see

i search for light
gazing through books
some words jump out
cut me like hooks
i start to pray
using my ears
when I think I know
you disappear
Track Name: Wormship
i am an earthworm in the rain
i feel no shame
as i work the pavement to decay
in the past i was angry
i'll never know why
one day i woke up
happy and alive
free from my plastic cage
the wind blew in some rain
i drank i drank
"thank you for the drink!" i sang
the wind blew in some rain
"thank you for the drink!" i sang
the smell of salt on slugs
the taste of gasoline
the headlines on NBC
the forest in the mall
the ripple on the beach
the headlines on ABC
(even though I am small)

when the river rises I will find a new home