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1: I’ll keep the king
When you are gone away
Into darkness and howling I’ll keep him from drowning
As our boat is untethered from the dock

I’ll keep the king
Keep him safe at bay
I’ll keep him safe from the dark things that wait
In that house at the top of the rock
In that house at the top of the rock

There’ve been times I know
I’ll stand up up up at the bow
And the waves of our bodies and the smell of our follies
Rips into the bark of my bones

You fumble through the dark
However wide and deep and far my dear
The waves made of fingers and the madness that lingers
Rips into the bark of our bones

Both: And let the sea birds cry
I’ll let the sea birds cry

Chorus:
I’ll keep the king
I’ll keep the king
I’ll keep him safe from the dark things that wait
In that house at the top of the rock

2: I’ll smile as I climb the stairs (to the light)
To the light that you keep burning there (all hell)
And our muscles that are waltzing and our shadows that are bold sing
Come rip up the flesh of my fears

1: I know your fingernails are the colour of rust (come back)
And your veins are empty of dust (but our voices)
Both: But our voices collide with each howl of the tide
Singing all hell and its fire waits for us

And let the sea birds cry
I’ll let the sea birds cry

Chorus

And let the sea birds cry
I’ll let the sea birds cry/

2: /The wind and its shackles, the old fishers tackles
The sea and its waters, every unwanted daughter
Every moon in the sky
Every promise and lie

1: /All that matters
Is that you’re here
All that matters

Both: All hell
And it’s fire
Waits for us

Chorus

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released May 23, 2016

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The Amazing Devil London, UK

Scarlet Scarlet and The Blue Furious Boy met aboard a boat bound for strange new worlds and sang each other songs of blashy storms and sinking ships, this London-based band are rapidly gaining a cult following with their raucously broken, heart-on-ripped sleeve live gigs.
"A masterpiece of swirling, brooding, often epic drama" - FATEA
"The best thing I've heard this year" - For Folk's Sake
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