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Melon 04:53
I Spilt milk on the kitchen floor Smooth line of olive oil A soft juicy exquisite peach Squeezed to an empty shell I hide the kitchen table To confuse the sugar Coffee and tea are unable To blend together I draw circles in milk But they seem to disappear Sooner than I can draw Camouflaged by dried leaves It's time to mature Five corn seeds I'm the blind man's dog Smelling unrealistic weed
Smoother 04:02
Trust me I'm sick Bring me my lemon jacket Push ahead Orange tentacles collide It's a mistake But I won't hurt you A smooth surface Of full cream milk Molding into sand Won't do you any harm Solving our problems It won't kill you
Cobweb 04:18
She's a reminder of my mistakes Evident in her lack of attention You want to humiliate me Treat me like dirt Frustrated and insecure I loose my integrity Go ahead, try and change me Change the structure of conversation Try to find out what's on your mind Rather than a fixed description Of problems Guilty, I try to reassure you But a part of me is not sure Go ahead, try and change me
Esox Lucius 03:10
Pighead 03:32
Protect me, I'm an animal
X 03:06
Inability to concentrate Need some sleep Bizarre behaviour I keep talking To suppress the appetite Trying to lose some weight It's so unpleasant Substance abuse Help me sleep Intense and compulsive Development of tolerance Consuming more
Short Cuts 04:20
A dead man is floating in the water It's just something I'm making up I'm so unpredictable Under different circumstances I would have punished myself But my instinct tells me That my mood is changing Strange things happend to me today Short-cuts
Ambient Song 04:36
Who knows what the next day brings Who will write the text and sing Words can not describe my wonderings But why should some still be kings Can't you see how easily we fall To be the hypocrites I recall Who knows what the next day brings Who will write the text and sing I won't crawl, I won't fall I won't dance by any chance Why don't they understand Time flies like shifting sand Why don't they understand Symphonies in the sand
Gummy 03:27
Enthrall me with your sadness and sophisticated madness Oh, mighty sorrow, at the eve of no tomorrow Bring me wine and meat and grain For the time that does remain Why take time for thought of a future this hollow Let us sing and dance of joy There's been yet too much annoy You shall not be banal, do not jump in the canal There were times enough to turn But we are mammals of unlearn We will tremble, we will fall and days we won't employ Like mesozoic dinosaures We'll be ironic metaphores


released March 31, 2020

Produced by Art by machinery
Engineered and mixed by Lars Lien, Trude Midtgård and Tor “Torsk” Breivik at Brygga Studio Jan. 1996
Mastered at Strype Audio

All music by Art by machinery
All lyrics by Stian Rosvoll except "Gummy" by Magne Karlsen

Ole Sandvik [Vocals]
Stian Rosvoll [Guitar, Sequensing]
Kato Holgersen [Guitar]
Jørgen Rødli [Bass]
Terje Kråbøl [Drums, Percussion]

Photos by Aage Asphaug
Coverdesign by Roger Aasegg


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Art by machinery Trondheim, Norway

Art by machinery was founded in the autumn 1993 by Stian Rosvoll and Kato Holgersen. Then the band found the singer Ole Sandvik, he was spotted in a hospital for elderly people were he played guitar and sang. member. The two other members Jørgen Rødli and Terje Kråbøl joined the band soon afterwards. We started to write songs right away and soon we had six songs that we thought were strong. ... more

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