From the recording The Monkey and the Smoke EP

‘The Buzz of your Heartbeat’ warns the departing party in a breakup that they will be no better off setting out on their own and that the freedom they seek, like the chestnuts in the fire is only a promised illusion.

Lyrics

The Buzz of Your Heartbeat


You were slowly reborn
And I lost you
in blurred cigarettes and tears
And my voice is in the fire
And my body is knocked down
If I should think on fears
I want to scream at the process
You walked away, walked away
Slowly turning on the hill
Walked away, walked away
Day by day on the hill

So you’ve taken flight
And the underling in your head
Whispered to your pillow at night
To seek something else instead
I squeeze your hands
We talk of no more love
And there are no more plans
You walked away, walked away
Slowly turning on the hill
Walked away, walked away
Day by day on the hill

I will miss the buzz of your heartbeat
I will miss your lips kissing me
But you want to be more complete
To break away and feel you’re free

Release
In this neon broken city
The bright thrills promised you will never be unlocked.
They hide the truth, the cage and the little wooden box
And they lie, there is no free