A Monster, A Tempest (Native Wildlife Cover)

by Actor|Observer

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This bonus track is our own version of a song by fellow Boston locals, Native Wildlife. You can check out the original version, as well as the rest of their music here: www.nativewildlife.bandcamp.com

Their final show will be held at Cuisine en Locale in Somerville, MA on Sunday, May 3rd. For more details, click here: www.facebook.com/events/1602760749954244/


She slid off her ring and laid it gently on the table, then turned to whisper in my ear.
She said, “Kiss me quickly, dear. Lest conscious catch up to me.”
I took a breath, began to protest…
But how could I refuse, with her lips on my neck, her dress on the bedside?
She had a husband, a home, and a family, but I’m a selfish and uncaring man.
Oh, I’m just a man.
Then he came to me, carrying nothing but his passion and crawling on his knees.
But still I would not speak, ‘til he summoned all his strength and he rose to his feet.
He turned, locked eyes with me, and said:
“You’re more a monster than a man.
And I will do to you what you did to my household.”
I stood unmoved like the side of a mountain,
But what are mere rock and stone against such a storm? I spoke.


released August 2, 2013
Song by Native Wildlife
Lyrics by Steve Massaroni
Arranged & Performed by Actor|Observer
Artwork by Alex Paul

Recorded in May 2012 at Maximum Sound Studios in Danvers, MA
Produced, Engineered, and Mixed by Sean Killary
Additional Production, Pre-Production, and Arrangement by Nick Grieco



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Actor|Observer Boston, Massachusetts

Actor|Observer is a post-hardcore 5-piece band from Boston, MA whose style is comparable to the steadfast conviction and emotional intensity of Defeater, interspersed with the melodic and tonal range of Thrice. Listen to their music or see them live and you’ll understand the urgency and sincerity with which they perform. || Pre-order "The Longer Now" on vinyl through Heads Up records! Link below ... more

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