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F Dmin F C F Fmaj7 Dmin guardian angel bored to death feel the marrow melt in your bones in front of moon and stars come breathe the downstairs air every letter that spells you is every axe that felled you and every letter that you didn't send and you didn't meant to you're whole-heartedly insincere oh yeah we felt him writhing on the bedroom floor we felt him writhing on the kitchen floor I was singing I was singing I was singing I was singing
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F Dmin sleeping in the library come all be quiet here we're trying hard to ours to essence trying hard to...
3.
F Dmin left up to me I'd have my way you won't say no no no no adored when adorned with quick lips quick to dismiss when you're gone please say that it's you I miss adored when adorned with quick lips quick to dismiss when you're gone please say that it's you I miss left up to me I'd have my way you won't say no no no no sleeping in the library come all be quiet here and i'll be good and i'll be good
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A #Fmin E Bmin #Fmin E lower come closer is written in the dust on our shelves it's the most of me you're watching them, young atoms what you are is what they'll become in your eyes not otherwise again lower come closer is written in the dust on our shelves it's the most of me you're watching them, young atoms what you are is what they'll become in your eyes not otherwise and the biggest change you made for you stood still for too long and the shadow that you cast it kills them all and the shadow that you cast I kiss them all and the biggest change you made for you stood still for too long and the shadow that you cast it kills them all and the shadow that you cast I kiss them all lower come closer slower draws closer image save the best for ourselves no animals are we yes a link in us lasting leapt from your porch to your prey to your prey to your prey and the biggest change you made for you stood still for too long and the shadow that you cast it kills them all and the shadow that you cast I kiss them all and the biggest change you made for you stood still for too long and the shadow that you cast it kills them all and the shadow that you cast I kiss them all goodnight
5.
Dmaj7 A D E D Dmin A #Fmin D Dmin A.... don't go to bed tonight for it may be your last time and what if we all wake up tomorrow don't even bother getting out of bed because... don't go to bed tonight for it may be your last time and what if we all wake up tomorrow don't even bother getting out of bed because...
6.
E Major on the phone there comes a voice deformed on the phone there comes a voice deformed and you came and you saw it was alright it was alright on the phone there comes a voice deformed and with a yawn from your mouth i was unbelieving I'm leaving I'm leaving I'm leaving remains here we tire beneath the leaves and everything you ever said yes every word corrected remains here we tire beneath the leaves and everything you ever said yes every word corrected remains here we tire beneath the leaves and everything you ever said yes every word corrected my body rise with the expanse of his chest my body fall with the collapse of his breast my body rise my body fall my body rise my body fall we land on land for the pilot doesn't swim silent knight holy knight on the phone there comes a voice deformed you came and you saw it was alright it was alright
7.
Tallwave 02:30
A #Fmin ain't I christlike anti christlike yes I'll be your son guess I'll be your son ain't I christlike anti christlike yes I'll be your son guess I'll be your son when invite there say goodnight then then we'll bike there and we'll fight there
8.
A #Fmin ain't I christlike anti christlike yes I'll be your son guess I'll be you son ain't I christlike anti christlike yes I'll be your son guess I'll be your son
9.
A Bsus2 D A G Bmin #Fmin G G A D G D A and you're sexting my friends and you'll drive with your knees did you think they'd never tell me well true to honesty they did truth through honesty the did they live they did and you're sexting my friends again and you'll drive with your knees did you think they've never held me well true to loyalty they did truth through loyalty they did never turn on me never turn on me and you're sexting my friends and you'll drive with your knees did you think they'd never tell me well true to honesty they did truth through honesty the did dear best friend i've had better friends dear best friend I'll see you when you come again dear best friend i've had better friends dear best friend I'll see you when you come again dear best friend i've had better friends dear best friend I'll see you when you come again dear best friend i've had better friends dear best friend I'll see you when you come again and you're sexting my friends and you'll drive with your knees did you think they'd never tell me well true to honesty they did truth through honesty the did they live they did never turn on me never turn on me
10.
B E #F #Gmin #Amin B B B E B B #Cmin #F in clearings on sheets a meeting of beasts say it's you I knew silence a new silence in you and it's whispering yes it's whispering come on whisper it come on whisper it if I'm wrong yes I'm wrong won't you let me know lay your wet hair down too tired to dry it we're crashing here too tired to drive it under the overpass built to crash collapse entrap we just found out that we're not getting out and it's whispering come on whisper it if I'm wrong yes I'm wrong won't you let me know we know who makes the garden grow we grow just as the garden grows we know who makes the garden grow we grow just as the garden grows in clearings on sheets a meeting of beasts say it's you I knew silence a new silence in you lay your wet hair down too tired to dry it we're crashing here too tired to drive it we know who makes the garden grow we grow just as the garden grows we know who makes the garden grow we grow just as the garden grows
11.
F C B♭ Dmin E♭ Dmin Cmin Adim7 F B♭C a child cries as telephone wires fall at the lumberjack's axe can they feel it a child cries as telephone wires fall at the lumberjack's axe can they feel it well I know you could if you fell flat underneath them well I know you could if you fell flat underneath them another year older and you're losing your teeth you go oh no in to life I thrust I thrust every last breath every empty threat upon the butcher's head and in to life I thrust I thrust every last breath every empty threat upon the butcher's head and well I know you could if you fell flat underneath them well I know you could if you fell flat underneath them another year older and you're losing your teeth again oh no she still believes in protest singers she still believes in turning brick to sand and she still believes we'll get it right this time and still believes in how a bomb can still save your life well I know you could if you fell flat underneath them well I know you could if you fell flat underneath them another year older and you're losing your teeth again oh no
12.
A A+ D E A A+ Dmin A #Fmin E A D of last places to remember unfamiliar faces be swift despair well I must get out of this fresh air of last places to remember unfamiliar faces be swift despair well I must get out I must get out and you know what it takes to make a desperate race pieces of dad and bits of the book you read but did you ever no you never had one thought of your own and what it takes please stay awake and make me feel unsafe again you scrape skies to find what doesn't sleep is never kind and just in time to make a desperate race so go home

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Emby Alexander is the SOUND OF PHOENIX

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released June 5, 2014

Written and Produced by Emby Alexander
Mastered by Brandon T. Hickey
Photography by Troy Farah
Art/Logo by Eric Kasper ("Spanish")
Styling by K.S. Garner
Executive Producer - Saif Al-Alawi, M. Ed.
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Michael Alexander - voice, french horn

Tim Arimborgo - glockenspiel, guitars, vocals, percussion

Kyle Grabski - electric bass, upright bass, recorder, tympani, conch shell, piano, wood blocks, whirly tubes, gong

Austin Harshman - guitars, vocals, harmonicas, pitched glass bottles

Max Weidle - drums

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Cynthia Alexander - cello (tracks 1 and 4)
Patricia Soria - cello (track 1)
Aaron Hjalmarson - drums (track 10)
James Kufeldt - mantra (track 6)
Austin Owen - organ (track 12)
K.S. Garner - vocals (track 10)
Sounds of the Southwest Singers - (track 10)
-Director: Matt Deller
-Choir Session Engineers: William Masiello, Colby Shepherd, Josh Brown (track 10)

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Emby Alexander Phoenix, Arizona

EMBY ALEXANDER
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"It’s only a matter of time until a band of this caliber and charisma will start a cult, if they haven't already"
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