In Smoke We Saw Monsters, In Water The Moon (First Recording)

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In the curling smoke of fireworks
We watched the moon beyond the bay
It slipped out of a hole in the sky
It skipped across the night in your eyes
As hundreds more looked on in awe
We did not know what it was they saw
And I watched you arc and I watched you turn
I watched you flood and I watched you burn
Do we name this place do we call it ours
Where fireworks block out the stars

In smoke we saw monsters in water the moon

With all these people gathered here all searching for an idol
Think of all that we could do if we lost our bits and bridles
We could summon every memory that we all had forgotten
Celebrate it being now learn lessons and relearn them
We can sew the biggest circus tent and have ourselves a circus
Where we all act like animals and the elephants can ride us
Play city-wide capture the flag until we’re all exhausted
Build a human ladder to the moon GET THAT FUCKING FLAG BACK OFF IT

When you all sang those words
Did they catch in your throat
When you tried to breathe
Did you only breathe smoke
Do you love this place
Do you call it yours
What is yours

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from VILLULIA, released October 30, 2012

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VILLULIA Providence, Rhode Island

Nathan and Noel'le live together in Providence and are more or less married. They're not playing shows/writing new music right now because of scheduling conflicts, but hope to again someday.

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