The Trial of Failure

by Of Spire & Throne

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Recorded and mastered by Ali Moniack at Shore Sounds/Arcadia, Edinburgh May-August 2011

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released September 24, 2011

Bass - Matt Davies
Guitar - Steven Duffus
Guitar, vocals - Ali Lauder
Drums, synthesiser - Graham Stewart

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Of Spire & Throne Edinburgh, UK

Of Spire & Throne have been chipping the same few down-tuned fragments of riff off the doom coal-face at the end of the same dank and airless tunnel since 2009. They have no plans to resurface.

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Track Name: Loss Ritual
earn
fail and release
serve only in the waking of the eye
enduring chance
bound in accepting solace borne through toil
marking the trail
crawl
staring from the shallow of the self
searching for strength
claim
inherit the ritual of loss

there's no hand to reach to
there's no hope to face me
the safe heart in absence
the pale light eternal

take it
take it
take it
take me
Track Name: Steeped in Ruin
recreant of the fold
the impulse external now vivid in absence
the ideal decaying

steeped in ruin
burying truth

resurrecting crooked abstracts
the agent abandoned
calling void appeal to the self that's drawing breath

fail
as i have
raise
veil of my heart
sourcing the call
ever intact
turn
time proven truths
leading the end
leaving the trail
lift the shadow of the monolith, the afflicted role
strength breaks under the shelter of aid, steadying search
despite the tide of loss
this vessel remains