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    Includes unlimited streaming of Old Ideas Keep Fighting Us (LP/CD) via the free Bandcamp app, plus high-quality download in MP3, FLAC and more.
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    1st pressing: Silver (100) or purple (200) 12" gatefold vinyl
    2nd pressing: Yellow (200) 12" gatefold vinyl

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This is basically a story about a nihilist who became an idealist, intertwined with metaphors about naturalism and evolutionary standpoints. It’s one of those songs where you kind of have to figure out for yourself what it is really about and what it means to you!

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Most things thrive on coincidence
I saw a man with a gun in his hand
Not knowing what a human life is worth

I spoke some words to ease his mind
Let him see there are more things to find
In life than the battles he believed in

This world is made of glass
Everything that’s come will pass
Anything can change the balance of our existence
A fundamental formula
Settling everything we know
Forget about that god of yours - create your own world

One day he read a science book
It changed how he looked at the things he couldn’t see
And it set him free

This world is made of glass
Everything that’s come will pass
Anything can change the balance of our existence
A fundamental formula
Settling everything we know
Forget about that god of yours - create your own world

One year later I saw this man
He never held a gun again
He had a glow I’ve seen before on the men with a more rightful course –
In our history, by refusing the doctrines - take control- standing on a soapbox, screaming: “Revolution”
“Revolution”
“Revolution”
“Revolution”

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from Old Ideas Keep Fighting Us (LP​/​CD), released September 1, 2014

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Sweet Empire Amsterdam, Netherlands

Four friends, sharing a love of independent music, came together in the summer of 2008 to establish their own musical kingdom: Sweet Empire. They started to create songs that are melodic and playful, yet at the same time deadly serious. Bringing to mind bands like Descendents, and Dag Nasty among others. Sweet Empire has a strong on animal rights, the environment, politics, and religion. ... more

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