The Whole Way Down

by Failover

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From the perspective of a previous life...

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Standing on the edge of somewhere
Nobody wants to be
Night blue horizon water canyon
Yawning under me

Reaching through the railing
Something yearning to be free
It goes down,
To the bottom of the sea.

Locked the door and screaming at me:
Life on our Day One
And a million miles from nowhere
Ocean's morning just begun.

No one wants to map this wreckage
Nobody wants this one
I fall down,
To the bottom, empty....

[Bridge]
And you dare try to call me out?
While the others keep calling
Dead at the wheel, folded inside-out
Dead in the water and falling

[Chorus]
Riding the whole way down
Riding the whole way down
Ride it the whole way down
Ride it the whole way down

[Final Verse]
Caustic light refracted upwards
Left here and unafraid
I look up,
From the bottom of the sea.

Whole.
Way.
Down...

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released February 5, 2021
Written, performed, and produced by Har: all vocals and instrumentation (guitars, bass, percussion programming).

Recorded, mixed and mastered between 2020 and 2021 by Har at "Ice Station Zebra".

Artwork / design: Har.
Photo taken on Chincoteague Island, Virginia.

Special thanks as always to my Golden Eared Beta Testers: Scot Solida/Christus & The Cosmonaughts, Mike Carss/Altus, Lorraine Hamilton, David Hughes/Cousin Silas, Mitch Cojocariu/Travel Lanes, and John Koch-Northrop/Relaxed Machinery.

Extra special love and thanks to LN, O'Kneel, Emily, and Sabrina.

Also available on most streaming services at: failover.hearnow.com

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All music and lyrics © 2021 Har. All rights reserved.
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Har is an American solo atmospheric/heavy-shoegaze/metalgaze/prog artist (as Har and Failover), as well as guitarist/bassist/Chapman Stickist for the electronic/prog band Christus and The Cosmonaughts (with Scot Solida), guitarist for the German synth-pop band Elmodic, and former member of the atmospheric band Mirror of Dreams.
For more info, visit Har's website: www.ambientguitarist.com
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