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Come Down From The Mountain

by Sacred Shrines

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  • Record/Vinyl + Digital Album

    After many months in self imposed exile, Brisbane psych/garage cult Sacred Shrines have emerged with their debut album entitled "Come Down From The Mountain."

    The album was produced by the band themselves with Dan James (Drawn From Bees). With tracks mixed by Brett Orrision (The Black Angels), Michael Badger (The Demon Parade, King Gizzard & the Lizard Wizard), Liam Judson (The Laurels, Cloud Control) and Donovan Miller (Dreamtime, FOREVR).

    LP includes digital download card.

    Includes unlimited streaming of Come Down From The Mountain via the free Bandcamp app, plus high-quality download in MP3, FLAC and more.
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      $30 AUD

     

  • Limited Edition CD
    Compact Disc (CD) + Digital Album

    CD Digipack

    Includes unlimited streaming of Come Down From The Mountain via the free Bandcamp app, plus high-quality download in MP3, FLAC and more.

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1.
IT’S GOOD TO SEE YOU SISTER IT’S BEEN WAY TOO LONG LAY HANDS ON YOUR BODY CAUSE IT’S GOOD FOR MY SOUL LET’S RAISE A HALLELUJAH SO WE CAN ALL BE ATONED IF WE CAN GET THE GOOD LORD ON THE PHONE LET’S COME DOWN FROM THE MOUNTAIN WE CAN TELL EVERYONE THE NEWS AS WE ALL BREAK BREAD TOGETHER WE CAN SELL EVERYONE THE TRUTH IT’S GOOD TO SEE YOU BROTHER WELCOME TO THE FOLD I’M GLAD YOU COULD JOIN US LET’S ROLL AWAY THAT STONE WE ALL SING HALLELUJAH AS WE GREET THE HOLY GHOST WE CAN KEEP THE GOOD LORD ON HOLD LET’S COME DOWN FROM THE MOUNTAIN WE CAN TELL EVERYONE THE NEWS AS WE ALL BREAK BREAD TOGETHER WE CAN SELL EVERYONE THE TRUTH I CAN MEET YOU AT THE RIVER WE CAN HELP EVERYONE COME CLEAN PASS THE KEYS ROUND TO THE KINGDOM TAKE A SEAT ENJOY THE FEAST
2.
Pretty Thing 04:40
PRETTY THING I CAN’T ERASE YOU FROM MY MIND PRETTY THING WE’RE HERE HANGING ON THE LINE PRETTY THING I COULD WASTE SOME OF YOUR TIME BUT YOU KNOW I COULD ALWAYS CHANGE MY MIND SO COME ALONG WITH ME PRETTY THING I COULD USE A PLACE TO HIDE YOU’RE THE MOTIVE I’M THE CRIME PRETTY THING I CAN SEE IT IN YOUR EYES BUT I KNOW YOU COULD ALWAYS CHANGE YOUR MIND
3.
EVERYTHING ENDS JUST LIKE IT ALL BEGAN AROUND YOU YOU CAN COME CLEAN WHEN THE LIGHTS ALL TURN GREEN TO GUIDE YOU DID YOU MISS THE DETOUR ON YOUR WAY? DID YOU TAKE A WRONG TURN THROUGH THE MAZE? DID YOU EVEN NOTICE YOU WERE LATE? WE ALL FIND OUR REASON TO ESCAPE?
4.
BRING ALL YOUR MAIDEN HEARTS BACK TO ME BRING ALL THOSE VELVET CHARMS BACK TO ME TAKE ME AWAY FROM THESE DAYS WE CAN CHECK OUT OF THIS FRAME TAKE ALL YOUR DOUBTS AND SAIL THEM TO SEA I’VE GOT THIS HOLD ON ME IT’S CURIOUS CHEMISTRY WE CAN REWRITE THE SCENE IF YOU CAN COVER ME SEND ALL THOSE SACRED VOWS BACK TO ME
 SEND ALL THOSE GOLDEN CROWNS BACK TO ME TAKE ME AWAY FROM THIS PHASE WE CAN BREAK OUT OF THESE CHAINS TAKE ALL THESE DOUBTS AND BURN THEM FOR ME YOU CAME WALKING IN SLOW
 JUST TO SCATTER THE BONES TELL ME HOW DOES IT FEEL TO BE TIED TO A STONE
 BUT THE RIVER RUNS DRY 
WHEN THE WATER DON’T FLOW
 YOU CAN WEAR THAT DISGUISE 
IT’S ALL PART OF THE SHOW
5.
YOU MET HER SMOKING BY THE WINDOW LIKE SHE WAS WAITING FOR THE TRAIN EXCHANGING LOADED CONVERSATION JUST LIKE A SCENE PLAYED OUT ON STAGE SHE’S NOT THE PERFECT DREAM SHE NEVER ASKED YOUR OCCUPATION BUT MAYBE SHE ALREADY KNEW YOU ORDERED HER A GIN AND TONIC WHILE YOU KEPT SEARCHING THROUGH THE CLUES SHE’S NOT THE PERFECT DREAM ANOTHER DEAD END SCHEME YOU KNEW THE SECOND HAND WAS RESTLESS SHE’S STILL A MYSTERY TO YOU
6.
Apollo 04:45
A SMALL STEP FLAG IN PLACE ONE STOLEN LEAP FOR HUMAN RACE TRANQUIL SEA BROKE MY STEP 5 HUNDRED MILLION HOLD THEIR BREATH YOU CAN’T TRAIN TO BE A HOUSEHOLD NAME YOU TURN ROUND AND YOU’RE A PUBLIC SLAVE SO HIGH I’M ONLY COMING DOWN THE TICKER TAPE MOTORCADE MY PORTRAIT TRAPPED BEHIND THE FRAME THE CROWD SURGE TO MY FLAME A ROCKET FUELED HISTORY PARADE SO HIGH I’M ONLY COMING DOWN I’M SCARED TO HIT THE GROUND
7.
DON’T BELIEVE IN FAIRYTALES BUT NOT FROM LACK OF WANTING I’M NOT HERE TO LAY THE BLAME BUT YOU WERE NEVER LISTENING FEELS LIKE I JUST LOST THE KEY TO MY FRONT DOOR I’M NOT READY TO BE HUNG UP ON YOUR WALL DON’T BELIEVE IN ENEMIES BUT I WON’T BRING YOU FLOWERS YOU CAN DANCE WITH WHO YOU PLEASE I’LL BE HERE IN DENIAL CHORUS I COULD USE YOUR COMPANY BUT FREEDOM IS THE ONLY DRUG I NEED DON’T PLAY ME YOUR POLITICS AND WE COULD TALK FOR HOURS WE COULD FACE THE OTHER WAY IT WON’T CHANGE OUR LOCATION CHORUS I COULD USE YOUR COMPANY THE DISTANT SHORES THE DESERT BREEZE BUT FREEDOM IS THE ONLY AIR I BREATHE
8.
Collisions 03:55
TAKE YOUR TIME TAKE A NUMBER, STAY INLINE KEEP YOUR DISTANCE REDFINE TRY TO LET IT GO LET ME CLOSE MY EYES TELL ME IT WILL BE ALRIGHT EVEN IF IT’S JUST A LINE I DON’T WANT TO KNOW TAKE A STEP BACK BABY TAKE A STEP BACK NOW IF WE HOLD THIS BACK CAN WE TURN AROUND IF WE HIT THE BRAKE CAN WE SLOW THIS DOWN TAKE A STEP BACK BABY THERE’S NO ROOM TO FAKE IT TAKE A STEP BACK BABY NOW TURN THE DIAL I’M TOO BUSY MARKING TIME MAYBE WE CAN MAKE THIS RIGHT WILL WE EVER KNOW?
9.
YOU’RE EVERY INCH THE STRANGER LIKE YOU JUST RODE INTO TOWN IT TAKES A FEARLESS LION TAMER TO KEEP THE BEAST FROM THE CROWD YOU PAINT YOURSELF A WOUNDED TARGET TO PUT THE WHITE HAT ON GIVE ME THE BADGE AND THE GUN WITHOUT SOME LAW AND ORDER THEY SHOOT A MAN WHEN HE’S DOWN YOU NEED SOME GUN TO FACE THE OUTLAW TO SAVE A FRONTIER TOWN QUICK ON THE DRAW YOU MAY BE BUT YOU’RE FACING THE SUN GIVE ME THE BADGE AND THE GUN I’LL TAKE THE BADGE AND THE GUN
10.
IT FEELS LIKE YOU’VE BEEN HERE A WHILE STUMBLING THROUGH THESE DARKENED PAGES JUST PUSH THE BUTTON AND REWIND YOU’RE SO FAR FROM THE FINISH LINE LET’S TAKE THE LONGEST WAY AROUND IT’S NOT LIKE WE CAN GO BACK NOW TAKE THE LONGEST WAY UPTOWN IT’S NOT LIKE WE CAN GO BACK NOW YOU’RE NOT THE ONLY ONE BLOCKING OUT THE SUN IT FEELS LIKE YOU’VE BEEN GONE A WHILE DIGGING DEEP DOWN TO FOUNDATIONS YOU KILL THE NEW GROWTH ON THE VINE WHEN YOU ALWAYS DIM THE LIGHTS LET’S TAKE THE LONGEST WAY AROUND IT’S NOT LIKE WE CAN GO BACK NOW TAKE ME THE LONGEST WAY UPTOWN IT’S NOT LIKE WE CAN GO BACK NOW TAKE THE LONGEST WAY AROUND CAUSE WE KNOW WE CAN’T GO BACK NOW YOU’RE NOT THE ONLY ONE BLOCKING OUT THE SUN

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released July 21, 2016

Produced by Sacred Shrines with Dan James. Tracks mixed by Brett Orrison (The Black Angels), Liam Judson (Cloud Control, The Laurels), Michael Badger (The Demon Parade, King Gizzard & the Lizard Wizard and Donovan Miller (Dreamtime, FOREVR).

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