See the People- "The Unsettling Sounds of Observations & Concerns"

by Old Earth

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"Inferior Convolutions" (2005) tracks 1-5, "gutted" (2006) tracks 6-11


released January 1, 2006

recorded by Jon Airis at Studio T, "gutted" was mastered by Tom Blain at Ultimate Audio



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Old Earth Milwaukee, Wisconsin

"Folk rock with strong elements of avant-classical music"
- SF Deli Magazine

Solo songwriting, collaborative albums.

(photo credit Adam Ryan Morris)

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Track Name: Indulging in Privilege
bag of bones and bent bars, thin skin, what a mess, drenched, in poison. Bled white on the last limb, sleep rakes in
Track Name: 12twelveandahalf13
I had a picture
a picture of a naked lady, she was under my bed.
I had a slingshot
fireworks and a slingshot, they were hid better than that.
I read comics, I read books and I drew. My best friend's name was Kerry...
Track Name: they'll NEVER take me Alive
...after my parents died, I turned to a life of crime. Spared their hearts from watching me throw it all away. I drift from coast to coast, to rob you blind.

But I've got my shaving kit. That razor's so sharp... I spill the blood for the money I stole

(now I'm standing at the gates of heaven, but I don't expect to get in). God says "You turned your back on me!" and I said "You turned your back on me!"
Track Name: holyhill
I built this tower,
it was blown to pieces.

My poor living lighthouse,
is being rebuilt!
Track Name: some of these Limbs, yeah, the glue's still wet
What's this day my body's wrapped around? It's the first present ever.

How can you just sit there, full of breath, and holes? There's still time...

God kid, your fucking poetry makes me sick! God kid,
you're ripping me to shreds

It smells like hope, it smells like smoke
is crawling around on the forest floor- my limbs are worms!

But in a time of preservation, I hear bells