Benthic Grudges

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When Alice left Tweedle Dee and Tweedle Dum, she thought the baby oysters' story was over.
It turns out it wasn't, as their grand'ma's getting ready for revenge.


Alice pensait l'histoire des petites huitres terminée après avoir quitté Tweedle Dee et Tweedle Dum.
Il se trouve que ce n'est pas le cas, car leur grand-mère se prépare pour sa vengeance.


-- La Poignante Ballade d'une Aïeule en Eaux Troubles --

Hello, you can call me old shell,
I came yesterday and I’m not here to stay,
It’s a long way, but I’m not alone,
With me the ghost of my forty grandsons.

I follow the ocean flow,
I follow the tears and the infinite fear,
My day is coming, Walrus should be quaking,
With me the ghost of his forty victims.

The beast immobile stands in front of me,
His flippers nailed on a wooden cross,
A funny beam stuck in his mouth,
God, he looks dumb.

I’ve been stolen my victim
I’m still in mourning
The ghosts, my children,
Still lost, my children…

My children ! My children !
My children ! My children !

(Are you my mummy ?)

Oyster grandma, take your doll !
Say the words, make him live !
Again ! Suffer, more ! Come, again !
Live, again !

(Mummy ? Mummy ?)

Hear us, forever, our voices, our souls,
Around you, inside you…
Forever, hear us.
You can't die, never.
Live again, stay forever.

You will never escape anymore !
You will never live anymore !
You will never die anymore !
You will never die anymore !

We’re ghosts in the shells around your neck…


from Récif Écho Rail, released May 18, 2016
- Doctor Who - BBC - 2006


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We’re a… patchwork metal band (hard to be more precise about the genre since we’re not very sure ourselves), telling absurd stories that take their roots in science, video games, and fantastic literature.

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