1000 Yard Stare

from Bleeding 48 EP by CHERRYBEATS

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Stripped of all good judgement
cracked and hollowed out
by the caleidoskopic horrors on the news
a tongue covered in fur
behind a disinfected smile
kept in place by a couple rusty screws

I can see a vacuum in those eyes
looks drift into distance and just die
you got the 1000 yard stare
stuck with a 1000 yard stare
integrate, function and comply

premium entertainment
to advertise your needs
anything for the target audience
they keep feeding you sweetened promises
up to the point you choke
before frantically applauding your descent


ambition asphixiated by apathy
euphoria's just a memory
actions feel disgustingly mundane
and every now and then you catch your image in some broken glass
and for a split second your conscience's back
nothing more than a number on a pile of data waste

no wonder you never wanna wake up
to see the coffin you've put yourself in long ago


from Bleeding 48 EP, released March 13, 2020





Risen from the ruins of a Nirvana tribute band in '05 CHERRYBEATS grew into a raging dirtrock-monster that spreads the creed of the band: DIRTY & LOUD. Along with the noise CHERRYBEATS delivers a show full of drunken frenzy being the equivalent of a black marker circling the madness of today’s existence - This just might be the last great adventure in a desert ground down by the mainstream winds. ... more

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