Wreckage EP

by Sweet Ghosts

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released September 4, 2015

1. Wreckage
2. Never Have I Ever Loved

Wrtten and Produced by Ryan Alfred
Recorded to analog tape at Wavelab Studio, Tucson AZ by Chris Schultz
1 mixed by Ryan Alfred, 2 mixed by Craig Schumacher
Mastered by Oscar Zambrano for Zampol Productions
Katherine Byrnes - Vocals / Ryan Alfred - Vocals, Bass, Electric Guitars
Collin Shook - Piano / Ben Nisbet - Violin
John Convertino - Drums / Jack Sturbis - Percussion
Ryan Green - Acoustic Guitars

Album Art - "Impending Doom" by Michael Reeder (michael-reeder.com)
Graphic Design - Cameron Hood (lovelylinedesign.com)

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Sweet Ghosts Tucson, Arizona

Tucson, AZ based Sweet Ghosts is a collaboration between Ryan Alfred and Katherine Byrnes. Their music runs the gamut from traditional Americana songwriting and acoustic folk to wild indie freak outs, always centered around a deeply melodic musicality and the pair's strong vocals, often harmonized. ... more

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Track Name: Wreckage
Surprise, surprise, so funny to find myself here again
On the kissing end of a hit and run
Staring at the wreckage that glitters in the late day sun

There are no words of justice
Fluttering from touching tongues
But you're looking at me with eyes that scream
"Boy, what have you done ?"

A square of silk for tears so soft they'd make the devil swoon
But you're asking for lullabyes well into overtime
And the pain is still too new
It's too soon to go dredging the desert
With your microscope and your fine toothed comb
You're digging up skeletons that have barely stopped bleeding and
Are probably best left alone

There are no words of justice
Fluttering from touching tongues
But you're looking at me with eyes that scream
"Boy, what have you done ?"
What have you done
Track Name: Never Have I Ever Loved
Never, never have I ever loved
Someone like you
Someone so cruel
With your beautiful mouth, and the kisses it gives
And the horrible things you say
But still I stay, still I stay

How am I supposed to survive
When you hurt me so ?
I have to let you go

Never, never have I ever cried
The way I do when I cry for you
I know you love me the best you can,
The only way you know
But you hurt me so, and I just can't live like this anymore

Now I, I'll stay with you tonight
But when the new day glows
I have to let you go

Now I, I'll stay with you tonight
But when the new day glows
I have to let you go