Lies Are All You Speak

from Crystal Set by DC Cardwell

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The thing that makes you strong
It also makes you weak
You don't know right from wrong
And lies are all you speak
You seem to think you're funny
But you just know how to hurt
Your only love is money
But you don't know what it's worth

You tell me that you're clever
And you treat me like a fool
You think you'll live forever
You take pride in being cruel
You think that we're all jealous
That we want to be like you
And everything you tell us
Turns out to be untrue

You'll go down in history
Your future's quite secure
But it's still a mystery
What you will go down for

I just can't understand
How you can sleep at night
The world's at your command
But your heart is full of spite
The only time you're happy
Is when someone else is sad
Sometimes I think you're evil
But sometimes I think you're mad

You've no respect for anyone
You have to be the boss
You're only glad if you have won
And someone else has lost
You've never loved your neighbour
And your money is your god
You're scared of honest labour
And you've always been a fraud

You don't seem to care
If you end up in Hell
You might lose your soul
And lose the world as well

Devoid of introspection
Yet completely self-obsessed
You never show affection
And you always feel oppressed
Nobody is perfect
And nobody is pure
Each of us does wrong sometimes
Of that we can be sure


from Crystal Set, released June 5, 2020
DC Cardwell - vocals, backing vocals, acoustic guitar, electric guitar, drums, bass, synthesizer, percussion, glockenspiel, electric piano, lead solo


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Marjorie & DC Cardwell grew up in Northern Ireland and are now based in Tasmania, Australia. With their distinctive voices, maddeningly catchy hooks, pop-smart guitar-based arrangements & subtle rock edginess they create Beatlesque songs you'll want to hear again and again! ... more

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