lesserman / Florals - Split EP

by lesserman / Florals

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released August 25, 2015

Production: Mitch Diesel (Guitar & Vocals)
Production: Greg Wright/Hillbilly Wizard (Drums, Bass, Mixing & Mastering)
Artwork: Jose Flores

songs performed by lesserman
songs written by lesserman including Dale Fisher

lesserman is:
Joshua Kuykendall
Colin Faucher
Joshua Topliffe
Curtis Hebert




lesserman Edmonton, Alberta

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Track Name: lesserman - Pedestals Cast in Shadow
Peddle to us no fantasies
We won't be caught as contributors
Pitch not to us your thoughtless verses
We won't be caught as contributors
to your culture
We'll imbue meaning into every word
And whittle away all the excesses

We won't settle to imitate
The patterns of success
Nor the glory of the past
All stages are pedestals
To magnify the speakers
Are your words greater than self
Do the stage lights
illumine idea or ego

Do you step up to be known or to be heard
with or without meaning innovation or feeling
You may not starve for want of our attention
But we've grown accustomed
to speaking without saying
anything of meaning
So we will not let you linger there
where you generate pop interest
For we are culpable for the status quo
Instead we will cultivate...

Sympathy for the margins

We stoke the fire
but the fire needs
stoking continually
These thirsty embers
Preserve just enough light
to see our darkened figures
Thus the problem remains
That we all and our fears
Look the same cast in shadow
Track Name: lesserman - Pop Hate
You thoughtless,
who ride the waves
of popular decent,
who coast along
on not only
common joy
but hate,
who repackage
and deliver
single serving pop-sentiment
and think you have contributed to
public dialogue,
carelessly ascending to heights,
obscuring the sight
of that great public eye.

Invest in your hate,
make a threat of it.
Devour known wisdom
of enemies.
Strengthen your jaw.
Grind your teeth-
grind madness
into meaning.
Invert arguments.
Flay all fallacies.

A crowd may applaud
when you crucify a straw man,
nailing inflammatory psalms
into apparently weak palms,
but it has no worth.
There in is no meaning
of value in it.
You raise it up
for credit,
but this is not flesh
nor processor of blood.
There is no argument
no illuminant,
only lime light.

No argument.
No illuminant.
Only lime light.

As you gnaw away
full of impotent ambition,
in time,
all will see
your shallowness.
You will become
an amusement,
another distraction