Shock Therapy

from by Great Apes




she blew in from Boston / she came with the snow / familiar sister / the burning high to the low/ she had brains / and a penchant for booze / burnt out and flickering / we were the fuse / you gotta go / we get it / run the wires / leave the current on / it flows / so don't clip it / we need that shock kick / when you're away and gone / we did some time in Chicago / before we threw our cords in the Bay / better off as just friends / the circuits ran better that way / we stayed tight / a radiant bind / now she's off to Austin / to run some more volts through her mind / without her around we're gonna shut down


from Split 7" with Daikon, released September 1, 2012



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Jan. 13: Fireside Lounge, Alameda
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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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