Blood of Summer

by VLF

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This is as sentimental as I get. Wrote the second chorus after the Newtown shootings.


sick of summers on the water. always playing dead near your fingers. fish with suckers. rats and fleas in your bed.

breaking in here was not a good idea. you can hear your breath. you can feel your bones.

blood of brothers. sisters' keepers. daisies in their teeth. hands of progress scratch the surface. bury us underneath.

fell in a hole and haven't got out yet. keep seeing their faces wet. i could not face this heaven in my right mind. keep seeing their eyes.

it's all been paid for.

stay for supper. stay forever. start a fire and burn.



released January 20, 2013




VLF Phoenix, Arizona

VLF stands for Voiceless Labial Fricative. Or Very Low Frequency. Or Voluptuous Lady Friend. It is the musical alias of Oliver Lemke and any supporting players good enough to work with him. It is harmful if swallowed, unsafe for children, and little more than an unpleasant buzzing in the ears of the damned. ... more

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