The Nihil of Vibrant Soul

by Annulment

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"The Nihil of Vibrant Soul"

Outer Heaven Productions & Recordings 2017

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releases December 31, 2017

Annulment:

Anthony John Czerwinski – Vocals
Guitars – Simon Swist
Bass – Randy Nieves
Drums – Dan Lomeli

Additional contributions by Brian Christie

Recorded in April 2017 by Taykwuan Jackson and Simon Swist
Mixed by Simon Swist at Late Bloomer Audio
Mastered by Brad Boatright at Audiosiege
Cover Artwork by Chris Smith / Grey Aria Design Studio
Lyric Layout and Design by Mike Alessandro and Anthony John Czerwinski

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Track Name: Elephant Abscess
When the world was young,
the word had little voice
Iron lung of praise
Leper of the holy
Iris of the hollow,
vision of the nothing
Ape butcher ape,
sanctioned by illusion

Flesh succumbed addiction
to the lure of a crown
Circumstantial birth
Given flight by a godsend

Festering inside a neighbor
a billboard-slur of presence
Beware the silver tongue,
I’m not your fucking son!
His poetry can ruin,
A flare of urge and ash
A Babel upon the Earth
With a noose around its neck

The face and scrawlings of deceit
Lonely men do shameful things
To resent with great hollow and indifference
Lonely men apologize for nothing

Your days of plenty are fucking numbered!

Creator inferior, star of vanity.
“I sell myself for closeness and crush of breath.”
Serpent’s coil, lion’s jaw –
Sadness and ego moaning in oceans of cipher and drain

Dissociative mantra, borrowed from the sky!
Clip its wings, harrowed in delight!
Down here with us, walk upon the soil
Gods were once men, sick with conflating growth

It’s an infection, a cancer, it lives beside us
Elephant abscess – it grows inside us