The Opposite Direction

by Panda Rosa

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Danny Varitek A calming collection of atmospheric music, reminiscent of Radiohead and M83 at times. The acoustic ambience is drawing and mesmerizing. What a perfect record to listen to on a lazy day. Favorite track: Oh Teary, Where Have You Gone?.
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about

I miss someone more than words, so I decided to use music instead.

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released May 12, 2016

Jono Nguyen - Violin (track 2)
www.freesound.org - transition field recordings for all tracks except 6
Gerard Michel - Album artwork
/u/SandwichBubble - Graphic Design
Michael Mamone - Mastering

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Panda Rosa Melbourne, Australia

I'm Ben and I try to make music.

Inspired by a variety of artists including: Radical Face, Xiu Xiu, Radiohead, Blind Pilot, Electric President, Low Roar, Sigur Ros and Red House Painters

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Track Name: Cheer Up, Teary Eyes
I'm made up of your love and a little bit of poison.
It'll leech into the ground when I'm dead
Feed the flowers 'round my coffin,
Make them shave my head.

Wasn't I born to die?

Cheer up, teary eyes
Teary, teary, teary, teary eyes
Track Name: Inner City
Oh the dust in your eyes, the pollution inside
Hasn't changed you at all from what had survived
To whats come alive, now your eyes are still fire-lit;
Powered by neon lights, I lied.

And the tide's not visible from here,
When my best friend is the kitchen floor
And the tears are just clockwork
When my best friend is the ps four

But you're the same as before, feet rooted to the floor
Completely unwilling to move
Oh the dust in your eyes, the pollution inside
Hasn't changed you at all from...

Outer suburbs, we lose ourselves
In the inner city we will find ourselves.

Yeah I want to watch the elevators fall to the deep,
When the gears are not working.
If you were my best friend, I'd tell you more.
Up to you.

Outer suburbs, we lose ourselves
In the inner city we will find ourselves, what you are.
Track Name: Secret Admirer (Love Letters)
So I try to grasp this mid-year concept
But my mind has grown quite suspect
That this feeling never really existed
And the sun is the liar that insisted

The three months the drag on and on and on
The draught of happiness goes on for too long
And when you feel you’ve just reached your limit
The annual cycle continues and it never will finish
Never will finish

Just tell me that you're okay
Track Name: Oh Teary, Where Have You Gone?
I'm so sorry, for everything, everything.
Oh, what if I never find you?
Teary eyes, teary lines down your face.
And I'm the one to blame for everything.
Always looking, MATERIALIZE!
I'll never get my wishes.
Would you stay up all night to look her right in the eyes?

The progression of depression is not consistent we don't have resistance to this, to this.

Would you stay up all writing your heart out, writing a song to help her sleep at night. Would you help her sleep?

Would you stay up all night clearing out her teary eyes? Where's she gone now, did you use a polar bear to break the ice? (You fucking idiot...)

*laughs*

Would you stay up all night to talk her out of suicide?
Track Name: The Opposite Direction
Please, just drive up to me in the street when my head's hung low
Take me into your vehicle, and drive me somewhere else.
Oh please, darling.
Be easy.

When it's routine it's not remembered,
And I don't know how you'd be defending me.
'Cause the best kind of protection is to flee
In the opposite direction going 70.
Oh please, darling.
Be easy.
Track Name: What You're Lookin' For
I'll hike up the trail and I'll soak up the hail
And absorb the moments that'll become memory.
To evict all the old ones: that's all I want.

And again, I'm sitting in the dark.

So I did what I wanted, yeah I did what I wanted.
Unions of people looking for me
But what you're lookin' for,
What you're looking for is gone.

What you're looking for is gone.