It's a Trans' World

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waking up all blurry brained / I sublet these bones / these eyes are windows / but this ain't a home / identity divide / in a prison skin / I call it inborn / they call it sin / self-hatred bleeds out / from the target practice aim / ostracized and demonized / I slow implode with shame / it's not cosmetic / it goes down through the roots / if they bury me it won't stop the rising truth / your moral compass spins / bending on itself / when the hate comes gnawing you snap at someone else / they wanna take my voice / they wanna make my choice / it's just natural / it's a trans' world / they wanna smother me / with their insecurities / but girls will be boys / and boys will be girls /

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from S​/​T 7", released April 24, 2012

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Great Apes San Francisco, California

Jan. 13: Fireside Lounge, Alameda
March 3: Oakland

Insert hype-up descriptors here. Plain and simple, Great Apes are a lyrical punk band from San Francisco. While we all have been or are in an array of more complex projects, this band is founded on pop-sensible simplicity and the notion that music, much like a bio, is often at its best when it’s spit out intensely, with concision and honesty. ... more

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