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This Is A Warning And A Threat

Thirty Songs
Matthew Lee Knowles
April 2021
01 -- LIMIT
08 -- WARNING
11 -- ANSWER
16 -- WAVES
19 -- HE
22 -- WINDSHIELD
28 -- CLUB
31 -- CAVE
33 -- APPOINTMENT
35 -- SPIRIT
37 -- ROLL
39 -- ABSCESSED
52 -- SPACEWALK
55 -- BOY
59 -- SUBMIT
61 -- DEMONS
64 -- FOGGY
70 -- BECOMING
72 -- PERMISSION
74 -- STAR
76 -- TOWER
78 -- THRILLER
80 -- BONE
82 -- ANTICHRIST
86 -- WALRUS
89 -- REMAIN
91 -- WALLOW
92 -- CLOUDS
95 -- THREADS
99 -- ANXIETY

lyrics and music by Matthew Lee Knowles


cover art by Gary Fisher
LIMIT Matthew Lee Knowles
April 2021
q = 120
4
4
A pound ing at tack of dark ness, a pound ing at tack of ten sion,

4
4
4
4

des perate for the ve ry dark mon sters, the ob scene con front their me mory,

I want to let go of your pa tho lo gy

1
14
3

num bers suf fer pat terns, her sil ly brain slips in my gar den

these notes may be played an octave higher

quasi cello 3

19

a buse cries, bound in shock, I want to let go

24

of your pa ra dox. Wit ness

29

the ex pan sion, in stant se pa ra tion, rare in ter ven tion,

2
34

per pe tu ate con stric tion, con nec tion in re jec tion,

38

in jec tion, per fec tion. In for ma tion im pul ses,

44

en gen der sta tes, damp di sease trans forms and breaks, the

48

ter mi nal doc trine skew ed, the e ter nal rage is scre wed.

3
52

Dar ker I am fal ling, what is your li mit? We walk a cra zy

57

sto ry, dar ker I am fal ling, where is your li mit?

62

I kill my self in your dreams e very night

67

dar ker I am fright 'ning, when is my li mit?

4
72

My chro nic sca ry trig ger, my pre cious e ne my fades, the e rup tion keeps in vi gour,

76

tre men dous pain race. This ses sion is di lu ted, glass bench mark re fu ted,

81
5
4
I want to let go of your Lost choice, last re fu sal, roads of mo ti va tion,

5
4
5
4

86
2
4
i ma ges of re lief, crave the trou ble of the gra ve. Mis takes de ny fe ar,

2
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2
4

5
93
4
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de mon se men stings, em brace in a mea dow, sha dow main tains dis dain for ba

4
4
4
4

98
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lance. Sick plea sure ex po ses di strac tions, sick plea sure ex po ses di strac tions,

2
4
3 3

2
4

105
4
4
sick plea sure ex po ses di strac tions. The con scious code, poi son ous spi rit,

44

4
6 6

110
3

the a loof tell the truth I blame your ho sti le pres sure.

6
116

Store the rai ning mag gots,

121 slow down

go a round the reign ing dra gon, fro zen dan ge rous lack, dis tur bing frit tered fact.

7
WARNING
Matthew Lee Knowles
April 2021

q = c. 80 clear, polite, simple, beautiful / the rhythms can be played with, varied to suit your voice

2 x2
4
This is a war ning and a threat, this is a war ning and a threat.

2
4
with
occasional

2
spreads

9 q = c. 100
x6

This is a war ning and a threat, this is a war ning and a threat.

these rhythmic sections can be ad libbed, once you're in the zone, whatever comes out will be groovy!

q = c. 120 with swagger


17 3 3
3 3 x4

You can win you fai led the test.

8
24
3 x6
4
4
I went to buy an o wl and I want to buy a squir rel.

4
4
4
4

32
4
4
Some one stole my

4
4
4
4

34
x2
2
4
friend's re cor der.

2
4
2
4

37
2 3 x6
4
I went to buy an o wl and I want to buy a squir rel.

2
4
2
4
9
45 suddenly serene/heavenly

A stone on the tip of your nose.

becoming frantically energised, repeat more


58 q = c. 130 than six times if you don't want to stop!
x6

This is a war ning and a threat, this is a war ning and a threat.

q = c. 80 cooling down massively slow down final time


66
x2

This is a war ning and a threat, this is a war ning and a threat.
wait for voice
to stop first

10
ANSWER Matthew Lee Knowles
April 2021

q = 100 almost bored


4
4
The first trees in the cor ner with wei rd ti ming drink ing cof fee, bang ing her com pu ter with

4
4

fond me mo ries of the spe cial place, the bronze mar ker, e du ca ted moun tains,

9 more energy
3

squin ting in the di rec tion, no good ans wer, nu me rous won ders, en ti re

14 q = 120
3

mis takes, grab bing as they rush, ca the ter full of blood,

11
18

rain bow hair, wan ting a role mo del, em brace choice, cot ton po nies,

22 3
3

choc 'late gir affes, twen ty mi nutes to the fridge, train sta tion se crets, a bout to turn,

26 3

en ga ging fea tures, un der stand the si tu a tion, time and time a gain the

30

first and last. hold tempo back just a dash

12
35 q = 110 beautifully

Trains mo ving in a no ther time line, en dure the dark ness, build the fear

40

some thing hor ri ble, it sat on her desk, thin lipped mouths, he hes i ta ted,

45
3 3 3

safe from dan ger, de scen ding to wards her, some thing caught her eye, he did n't hear the

49

car.

13
54 q = 130

She wants to sleep all the time, she's meant to be in vain an guish, green vines lea ving

ad lib.

59 push and drive!

a gap in the high way, be yond the bend in the stream, she o pened drawers,

3 3 3 3

63

less than a year, he failed the fo rest burned, raw fish this one

67 push more, drive more!

was diff' rent, a no ther ex cuse, that's what you're tel ling

14
71

me, the end of mar riage sha ded lane, ner vous weak ness

75

sit ting in sun, she knew the ans wer,

78 in an ecstatic trance!
x10

she knew the ans wer! This can be repeated as


many times as you wish!

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WAVES
Matthew Lee Knowles
April 2021
q = 100 solemn, brooding

4
4

4
4

Mo ther I'll be real ly good,

11

she blos

16

somed blos somed blos somed, tur bu lent

16
21

flesh

25 lighter, hopeful

Brea king the waves, brea king the waves.

29 solemn, brooding

In dulge the hea vy world re pre sen ta tions which end

34

too, dear hea ven's bells de ar hea ven's bells,

17
39

this sec tion

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is all wrong wrong

47 lighter, hopeful

Brea king the waves. Brea king the waves.

50

Brea king the waves.

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HE
Matthew Lee Knowles
April 2021
q = 100 serious/sad/direct
4
4

4
4

11

He finds him self for get ting

15

his fe ar, he's frigh tened he fe els ha ted.

19
rubato
20

23

26

28

He found his

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fault his fa mi

20
34

ly, home less for hope less for

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hur ting.

40

43

46
x4

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WINDSHIELD
Matthew Lee Knowles
April 2021

q = 130 super confident

3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3

The door key in and out, you will o pen life to po wer,

5 3
3 3 3 3 3 3 3

i ma gine fi gures of light, dance in the

3 3 3 3

8 q = 140
3 3 3 3
3

ra di o. Wee kend fe sti val, time in a na tio nal park,

3 3

22
11

their next meal,

3 3 6
3 3 3 3 3 3

3 3 3 3

3 3

14

crack in the wind shield, saw the re sult

3 3 3 3

3 3

18

in a tree tree.

3 3 3 3
3 3 3

q = 110
21
3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3

Di stra cted by an a va lanche, di stra cted by an a va lanche, di stra cted by an a va lanche,

23
23
3 3 3 3

the will is on, sel ling from your dreams, sel ling from your dreams, sel ling

25
3 3 3 3 x4

from your dreams, sel ling from your dreams, sel ling from your dreams,

28 q = 140
3 3 3 3

his eyes are dimmed. Wee kend fe sti val, time in a na tio nal park,

3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3

3 3

31

their next meal,


3 3

3 3
3 3
3 3 3 3

3 3

24
34

crack in the wind shield, saw the re sult

3 3

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in a tree tree.

6 6

3 3 3 3
3 3 3

power driving
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3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3

Drink and do not do good, your pill pos se ses the

44 3
3 3 3 x4

u gly hell cof fee,

25
47 3 3 3 3 3 3 3

but I can't con trol my self.

ad lib.

3 3
3 3

50

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3 3 3 3

Wee kend fe sti val, time in a na tio nal park,

ad lib.

3 3 3 3

57

their next meal, crack in the

3 3 3 3
3 3

26
60

wind shield, saw the re sult

3 3

63

in a tree tree.

3 3 3 3
3 3 3

66 q = 100 as if you suddenly just downed a bag of drugs!


you might even clap along...

Have eve ry one just wait up and live! Have eve ry one just wait up and live!

68
x4

Have eve ry one just wait up and live! Have eve ry one just wait up and live!

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CLUB Matthew Lee Knowles
April 2021

q = 140 looking forward to breakfast


4
4
Tart con di tions, em braced with love ly blood, in ten si fy the mud dy wa ter, so it's quite a

4
4
4
4

to do. Pop and swal low, this ba by can hug air,

12 slow down

smi le and trou ble, oh ho ney it could solve eve ry thing

3 3 3 3

17 q = 110 3

Come take a dump of mi ra cles, where feet are fin gers,

28
20 3 becoming impatient/frustrated

and cats tongue my che st, this good shirt was fair

23

was fair was fair WAS FAIR!

27 chilled/reassuring/very softly
3 3 3 3 3

There is room at the club, cool neigh bour hood talk, you al ways make it

optional jazz improv RH

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a ny way. Good vir gin hea rt, out la te, you work wei rd er,

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3
4
my ci ga rette box touch ing hands touch ing hands touch ing hands.

3
4

3
4

43 q = 100
3 3 3 3
4
4 4
Fas ter hi gher stran ger, but it is in no club, slop py pro cra sti na tion,

3 4
4 4
3 3 3

3 4
4 4

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3
4
for e ver en joy this great qua li ty break fast break fast break fast break fast

3
4
3
4

50
x3

break fast break fast break fast break fast

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CAVE Matthew Lee Knowles
April 2021
q = 144 with only a hint of enthusiasm/optimism
4
4
Il lu sion in the il lu sion in the il lu sion in the il lu sion in the

4
4
4
4

cave.

9
3 3 3 3

In di ca tion of in di ca tion of in di ca tion of in di ca tion of

31
13

con flict.

17

I just I just look all look all bad.

forcefully
20

Don't touch me.

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APPOINTMENT
Matthew Lee Knowles
April 2021
q = 112 weak, exhausted, without hurry

I am ti red, I want to go to sleep, my soul is wi red, no point in

8
3 x4 3

coun ting sheep. I made a mis take I made a mis take.

13
3

Try ing to write a song, but I can bare ly hold a thought

20
3 3 3

I have an ap point ment that I for got a bout I have this ap

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26
3 3

point ment, that I can not do with out. It's still hours a way,

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3

why can't he hur ry up? there's no thing to say, it's just my

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3 x4 3

fuck ing luck. I'm al rea dy drea ming I'm al rea dy drea ming

3 3

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3 x4 3 x5

I'm al rea dy drea ming I'm al rea dy

3 3

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SPIRIT Matthew Lee Knowles
April 2021

q = 112 profoundly concentrated

7
3

Pain en joyed me be cause you o pened it with

12
3 3

dreams, in va ded by strange me ta li cis ing ve ge ta tion,

17

e rase the deep ly in grained pat terns.

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23

27

Pe ne trate the spi rit with si lent i ma gery,

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3 3 3 x3

life here is full of in con se quen tial com ple xi ties

35
3 3

in con se quen tial com ple xi ties, the will shall show on

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those you bring on me.

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ROLL Matthew Lee Knowles
April 2021

q = 130

4
4

4
4

11

O C D

15

pink dots, cat mag nets, roll in glit ter, roast cheese,

3 3

19

chai tea, rol ling like So nic, e sca

37
23

ping the Ma trix, a per fect

27

bub ble cat and back and forth and back a gain

31

deep down I'm all o ver the place.

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ABSCESSED
Matthew Lee Knowles
April 2021
q = 100 vocal line can be raw/unstable and out of time

2
4
Come ly con sul in Bez ique, Tess of the swamp u ses a

2
4
2
4

leek. Ray sees a heath of glass, wasp and rat and

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elf in a gore bath. My mem ber on the stove does tow and tell,

20

cot for a poo dle when the poo dle yells. Ro ger's eyes meet Ga ry's

39
26 exquisitely beautiful
Persian winged spirits brittle

ears, rise winged pe ri and row my lone ly fri a ble fe ars. Pun ky

33

les bi ans loo king for Fe li x's frock, gag the feck less lo sing Scot. A

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Turk takes a nap on a schoo ner, third pa vane is hers in June on the

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lu nar. Hold my ver dant bra for a sou, dream a vo ra

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cious Cu ban a do. Carl ends the troll on his har vest, let

40
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the pair have li po on their ar ses. Pelt and whip sweet old Joe, groom

67

set ter coot's irk some foe. May or's oc tet makes a Bat man arc,

74

per ni cious dent in a cream co loured ka yak. I gor's pole boi on the Bor zoi ex press,

80

old maid was a tren chant pest. John plays gold on a pon toon,

87
menacing

sex tet in a pre ci pi tous dune. Qui et mi na to ry dog di ver,

41
93

squash down my boo rish Zu lu ti ger. Cric ket gem in a ma jor

99
obese

pen, row ing to an af fair with a cor pu lent hen. Ron

105

fibs a bout Ni gel's tongs, brat sep tet dies from Tai wan's wrongs.

111

Ser pen tine Ju li us twists Li am, a pol ka ar ray of To ny's tow

117
cranky

ny mu seu m. Coach lamb cut her que ru lous ear, Be

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123

la fin gers a gob lin's buc ca neer. Ti re go blet in his vin tage

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cot, Laos the me tal dump blood clot. Use an arm in a me ta

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inactive

de cade, a qui es cent quin tet of pairs strayed. Clare pours i ron all

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nervous

de mure, begs my e ne my on a tre mu lous moor. Heal the dow dy arch ers

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in a jug, e le phant gore keep pain lo ving drugs.

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Moon le vel dubs a shab by storm, Aunt Sher ry in her waltz

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o gre form. Rock em bers make cau stic chi, Sam ba wine in the

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ma gic A rab In dies. Bowls of fives with Ann the bat, pale in Den ver like

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life lay a tri o on a mule's splat. The lach ry mose queen mi nim will cry,

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gi ant bot tles of whis ky where arch ta les die. Jorn's


Yearn's

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3 3

zea lous mer maid breath, ca na sta Wil lie plays ca na sta on meth.

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A dra gon raps on a step on a lake, lost a pint

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of Ar thur's er rors in wake. Gold me to the

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end and I'll real ly squeal, gnomes on the moor

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watch a pur ple reel. Fred's cad dy list life kee per, Saint

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217

Ron's bot tle a le cree per. Red mead un der the lost mir ror me moir,

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my Rome di ver drowned in a

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rebellious

con tu ma cious car. Sir Mars An to nin is a bun dan tly use less,

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leer and o gle a late bee tle's cute ness. Lee goes on E bay

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to buy a pi xie, Lud wig sire's third ma dam is

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sexual

trick sy. Char my a ma to ry hand flute, less of ore when box er's

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peak com putes. Na ples is guile less and dri er, AB BA hat mix er with

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radiant

ef ful gent wine. Franz fa mi ly junk wins the tem ple, wins

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a red sieve and wi the ring pe stle. Hu man John owns raw beet

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mace, Ser gei slams a bot tle in to Cher's tur gid face.

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overly theatrical

My hi stri o nic eye on a boat at noon, a Mam bo Serb in a

283 accompanying

con com i tant con ga swoon. Mug on a plate in a cer u le an

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tent's drawer, ven ding pars ley from a lu mi nous ship's claw.

297

A heart sun dered up a sa ga cious age, Jude's roo ster of

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de fa ma to ry law back stage back stage. Ce sar the

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310
3 3

bi li ous bel li cose dwarf, a quarte of pe tu lant per va sive carp morphs. Pug

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po ker rum my du o whiffs, spas mo di cally snap all the

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Mas tiffs. Pa ler gin sto ries lift the lid of the deed, drink ing

329
dance

hock from ver dant pond weed. Rock the col lie raft quad rille,

336

a ti tled Czech gar ru lou sly barks at a grill. Tu mb ling down an

49
342 stern, strict
3

orch es tral knoll, faith in the ve ry rha da man thine sol.

348

Ri si ble wa ter bees mock King Lear, A Wes sex Kurd be comes a

354

Dub lin li on in a sphere. Oi! Doug, please watch Jim my punt, we are yel

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low in the na tive vale we grunt. Ti red Slav in a hu bri stic

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vest, lean in the bog with an ab scessed breast.

50
372

Ru gby no net of a fer ry bridge sur vi vor, don't harm

378 two-legged winged creature


with the head of a dragon

Hil de gard the sa ga cious wi ver. Soul ful tree in a

384
3

ju di cious low glen, an an ti bea gle fash ioned lim pid

389

jeans a gain.

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SPACEWALK
Matthew Lee Knowles
April 2021

q = 90 frightened yet accepting

On a space walk

6
3

to to the end of my mind, eyes are shi ny with

11

fe ar, I am dy ing and I'm hap py,

52
15
3

on a space walk for put ting an end to it all.

19 molto rubato

23

27

I don't want this please can you stop this please? I know it's too late

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too late you are so far a way, know I love you al ways

53
37

try to for get me please, on a space walk space walk you will for get my

42

face.

majestic with as much freedom as you please

45

48

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BOY
Matthew Lee Knowles
April 2021
q = 90
4
4
4
4

4 q = 80

This mad ness has me, it's the ro se,

world as can vas, for us now. Look there that's their ghost boy,

10
2
4
look there that's their ghost boy, I wait to know you kid, I wait to know you kid.

2
4
2
4

55
13
2
4
3

Five keys in to the bo dy, why help a dream less boy?

2
4
2
4

18
3

I shake back the sights from you, taste your pret ty

23

po lished truth. You look lit tle,

28

you feel you real ly know it all, a grate ful sta tue

56
33 3

dreams brave, re lax and have what you own.

37 q = 70

A no ther gate way pat tern, a no ther gate way pat tern, a no ther gate way pat tern da ted,

41

these poc ket trea sure sculp tures, these poc ket trea sure sculp tures, these poc ket trea sure sculp tures,

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sa ted.

57
49
3 3

Ki tchen death dreams turn great, it will kill the night stuff,

53 very slightly hold back tempo

if he won ders.

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SUBMIT Matthew Lee Knowles
April 2021

q = 110 with certainty

4
4

4
4

5
3

The re jec ted stone, you come where taste is wan ted,

3 3

9
3

com plete ly pre served.

13

Mee ting in vi si ble ob sta cles, tra gic flaw, hole in the

59
16
3

soul, help me off to it's dark shit. The in ter re

3 3

20 3
3 3 3 3

la ted ness of all things, sub mit it at yours, ir ri ta ted and drow sy.

3 3
3 3
3

25
3
4
Chan ging the e xi sting re a li ty,

3
4
3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3

3
4

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3
4
hy ste ri cal con ta gion, suf fer suf fer re sis tance.

3
4

3
4

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DEMONS
Matthew Lee Knowles
April 2021
q = 120 pleading, perhaps even praying?
4
4
Tell him that I, I love him, brush his closed

4
4
4
4

win dow. The gra vest chi ld like ness, I find my self stu

11

pid. Up stand ing fuc ker ap pears lone

15

ly, the try ing af fe ction of temp ting good help, the

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20

sim pli ci ty of great ri vers,

24

I saw the an gel in the mar ble. This e vil world help

29

ing him ex ist, i ma gine

33

this place hap py birth day

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hap py birth day

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41

a no ther kind of in no ce nce. In fi nite nuc cle us of the night,

45
3 3

we give the great flesh for tune, stay and let him not die,

3 3

49
3 3

we un der stand those de mons, our un en cum bered

53 slow down a lot

life goals, I o nly run on you babe.

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FOGGY
Matthew Lee Knowles
April 2021
q = 90

Chain a round your neck, two in the mor ning,

5
3
3
4
black is dark, we suc cumb to a clay box.

3
4

3
4

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9 q = 100
3
4
Fog gy words,

3
RH ad lib. 6 6 6
4
3
4
LH clear/strong

11

pain ful fee lings,

13

I am un well

15

oc ca sio nal ly,

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17
x4
4
4
Where were you? Where were you? Choose su i cide,

4
6 6 6 6

4
4
4

20

the in fan tile state, the dark.

22

(hum)

25

Grip the fear, shake the void,

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27

fear the fall. (hum)

30

Vi bra tions drawn in space,

33

I seem a bit em pty, ha rassed by am bi

36

ence, qui et de spe ra tion

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39

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The ground is bur ning, I

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am ti red, the fear ful strain u pon

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3
4
me, I have seen the e ne my.

3
4
3
4

68
52
3
4
no thing to re port, life is al most dead, ad dres sing the dis turbed

3
4
3
4

57

mind six months eight

62 q = 90
4
4
months, car ry ing your own u ni verse.

4
4
4
4

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BECOMING
Matthew Lee Knowles
April 2021
q = 100 very steady, with lots of space + fragile emotion

3
4
Vi le e ner gy, un con scious wa ter, for e ver

RH always one

3 octave higher

3
4

flawed, stea ling su i cide, po si tive de mon, poi son heart

14

dis solve an ger, seed born,

21 3
3

mul ti ple ven tings, a non y mous liste ning, be co ming in con gru ous,

3 3

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27

be co ming in con gru ous, be co ming in con gru ous, be co ming

32 delicately, almost as if apologising

in con gru ous, vi bra ting mo tion, ob ses sive fe ar, light on the sha dow,

38

light on the sha dow, light on the sha dow, light on the sha dow, light on the sha dow,

42
x5

light on the sha dow, light on the sha dow, light on the sha dow.

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PERMISSION
Matthew Lee Knowles
April 2021

q = 60 melancholic

4
4
I'm of eve ry thing but earth, the doc

4
4
4
4

tor ad mit ted fault, he of fers me out

there, such bad help camemy way.

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9 dark hidden intentions

I ma gine one knife, I pro mise to be have, I saw it hurts your hands,

12 get faster

I'm be gin ning to ease. To keep a lone some dis tance, that phone call to ge ther,

15 q = 80

no one has an i de a. Just wai

18

ting for per mis sion to die.

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STAR Matthew Lee Knowles
April 2021

q = 180 radiantly positive

That shi ning twined string that stretched to space to wards the sun.

That shi ning twined string that stretched to space to wards the

sun. They slowed them selves to see that sun that stabbed their

14

soul. They slowed them selves to see that sun that stabbed their

74
19

soul. Their star turns si lent they sigh they smi le they

24

think. Their star turns si lent they sigh they smi le they

29

think.

32
x5

Then space turns to speak to say

75
TOWER Matthew Lee Knowles
April 2021

q = 90
4
4
Do you re mem ber that night, when we sat on the

4
4
keep pedal down
the whole time

to wer? Set tl ing set ting the tow er a flame,

13

watch ing the to wer go up in light? That to wer burned in our name,

76
19

we sat on the to wer glo wing, it licked at our feet as we turned

25

to flame. It reached our nose, con sumed our feet

31

and went through us un op posed.

77
THRILLER Matthew Lee Knowles
April 2021

q = 140

4 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3
4
The thril ler fills her with fear the thril ler thril ler thril ler,

4
4

4
4

4
3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3

the thril ler thril ler thril ler the thril ler thril ler fills her with fear.

7
3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3

Of skate boar ding and ma so chi sm of skate boar ding

10 3 3
3 3 3 3 3 3

and ma so chi sm of skate boar ding and ma so chi sm

78
retenu
13
3 3 3 3 3 3

of skate boar ding and ma so chi sm. more like a cakewalk / this can be silly
and doesn't have to be at all accurate

16

19

21

79
BONE
Matthew Lee Knowles
April 2021
q = 56 lost in a dream
3 x5
4
I could see the bone,

3
4

3
4

the sto ry was o ver, a per fect mo ment, a per fect mo ment,

un spo ken un der stand ing, no il lu sion, all this un wan ted un wan ted un wan

80
10

ted a na ly sis a na ly sis a na ly sis un wan ted un wan ted un wan ted un wan

12

ted a na ly sis a na ly sis a na ly sis.

15
x5

81
ANTICHRIST
Matthew Lee Knowles
April 2021
q = 100 sometimes the overdramatic can be humorous...

4
4
A n ti christ. A n ti christ.

4
4

A n ti christ. A

n ti christ.
quirky 19th century street entertainment!

10

82
13 perhaps bars 13-18 + 26-37 are different characters?
...wizened, wasted, gross, slimy, old, decrepit, nauseating...

An ti christ An ti christ An ti christ

16

An ti christ An ti christ An ti christ

19

An ti christ

22

Cha os reigns, cha os reigns.

83
26

An ti christ An ti christ

ad lib.

28

An ti christ An ti christ

30

An ti christ An ti christ

32

An ti christ An ti christ

84
34

An ti christ An ti christ

3 3 3 3

36

An ti christ An ti christ.

85
WALRUS
Matthew Lee Knowles
April 2021
q = 120
4
4
Star ing in to a leaf blo wer, lay ing an egg the size of an am pi the a tre.

4
4
4
4

Friends with squig gles and u ni corns and dy ing in a

pud dle of phi lo so phi cal porn. The chic ken rose to

13

kiss me, a gainst a for ty thou sand strong ar my. Real ly wet mar ma

86
17

lade, gi ving a mime ar tist a live gre nade.

21

3 3 3 3

24

The strip per is rat

27

tled, like a wal rus

87
30

flop ping through a mine field. Roast

33
3

swan fla vour broth, u sing an

36
3 3

e le phant whip on a moth.

88
REMAIN
Matthew Lee Knowles
April 2021
q = 80
4
4
Re main calm, re main calm, re main calm, re main calm, re main calm,

4
4
4
4

re main calm, re main calm, re main calm,

re main calm, re main calm,

11
x4 x4 x4

re main calm, re main calm, re main calm,

89
2
14

re main calm, re main calm, re main calm, re main calm, re main calm,

19

re main calm, re main calm, re main calm,

22

re main calm, re main calm,

24
x4 x4 x4

re main calm, re main calm, re main calm.

90
WALLOW
Matthew Lee Knowles
April 2021
q = 116 anticipate every syllable, as if trying to get ahead of the piano part

4
4
You may think you have no re straint, that thing you think
4
4
4
4

sim ply can not wait, but be fore you

12

wal low in that tor ment, con si der you

17

might just be li ving in the mo ment.

91
CLOUDS
Matthew Lee Knowles
April 2021

q = 100
5 x4
4

5
4
5
sort of solemn

5
3

A cry ing horse in your bed room, eigh ty kit tens on a boun cy cas tle,

socks full of cu stard, walk ing back wards in to the sea.

13
3 3

Bur ning to death in a bin, fas cist sloth, par kour goats and sheep bombs,

92
17 very beautifully with childlike hopefulness

I fell in the pond. Play ing with la sers, mer maid ice cream,

21

am bu lance smashed up by a spee ding train, ta sty balloons and e vil jel lies.

25

Se ven swans play ing ru gby, bag of wet wet pa sta. Your mum is

30

a scoun drel, friz zy, friz zy, friz zy, friz zy friz zy

93
36

bitch. Ice de mons do ing he ro in brow nies, hi ding in the wash ing ma chine,

40

beans on gar lic bread, Clouds in a traf fic jam.

44
x4

94
THREADS Matthew Lee Knowles
April 2021

q = 100 stern/prophetic
4
4
De man ded more from the

4
4
4
4

sun set, more from in ter

stel lar si lence.

13

The out si ders joined the o thers,

95
17

they drained our in stincts. The sym pa the tic

21

threads, at tend to bo ring sig nals.

25

Bur ning a no ble pur pose, the o ther dead thing takes check.

29

Ar ca di an moun tain house, cros

96
32

sing to the o ther shore. I'd

35

like to dream with out puz zle,

38

to be lieve the hoo ker

41

who can har dly re ad.

97
44
3

Of kids that can not han dle fai lure stunned and de pressed.

49

3 3 3 3

98
ANXIETY
Matthew Lee Knowles
April 2021
q = 135
4
4
Marsh mal low be er and Bucks Fizz, cus tard dough nuts and Moon Rocks.

4
4
4
4

Throw ing butt plugs at whi spe ring pe des tri ans, bru tal ly mur

10

dered by the Te le tub bies. Sketch ing ran dom nails on

14
3
3
4
pa per, kick ing a wo man in the pet shop.

3
4
3
4

99
17
3
4
War time re ci pes and Wi ki pe di a ar

3
4

3
4

23

ti cles, what are you wor king on? Cal cu la tions

27

on the toi let, po wer house ge ne ra tors.

31

100
35 q = 120

Phea sant in the bu shes, coal mine kit tens, stro king a

40 3 3

hedge hog's chin, steal thy gi raffe, swea ters for bad gers.

45
4
4
Cheese bur ger one sie, re gur gi tate an ear ring,

4
4
4
4

50

slow ly eat ing toast and bur ning a steak. An xi e ty fuck ing.

101

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