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Wilderness

from Lost Art (album) by The Goths

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'Wilderness' inhabits the dreary denizen existence of standing on the pinnacle of a black crag in permanent twilight. A gesture, perhaps, or a state of mind. Though the song also speaks to the kind of awe inspiring experience one is confronted with, in the sublimity of untamed nature, a nature yet oftentimes ruthless, or forebodingly bleak.

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The end of the world is nigh
These crags without life
A castle that looms
This guy is a solemn monolith
Pounded by storms
Pinnacles dripping wet
In the wilderness
Awaiting the end of time
On an island so dark mountains
That stand sublime are an ocean apart

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from Lost Art (album), track released October 23, 2018
words and music by Johnny Stowmarries
'Wilderness' features Johnny Stowmarries on vocals

recorded, mixed and produced by James North
Recorded at James North Productions in Brisbane
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The Goths Brisbane, Australia

The Goths are a goth duo from Brisbane, formed in 1987, featuring singer-songwriters Johnny Stowmarries (vocals, guitar, keyboards) and Percy Blakeney (vocals, bass).
Beginning in the 80s, with solid longstanding nocturnal residencies at The Bohemian, gigs in the 90s included Bertie's & Metropolis, The Sitting Duck, and The Dead Rat. The Goths were also one of the first performing acts at The Zoo.
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