The Natural Progression Of Reverse Evolution (Album)

by Duncan Buchanan

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released November 1, 2011

Written, recorded, performed and mixed by Duncan Buchanan. Mastered by Paul Cooper.



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Duncan Buchanan Halesowen, UK

Self taught bassist originally. Moved to guitar and fronting his own band in the early 2000's. Now recording solo, self produced thus far. Try pigeonholing him....

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Track Name: Breakdown (Epilogue)
Arms cannot be chosen
And lives are already brokered, and broken
I find myself going one way
Then wishing the directions had changed
All wars are under the cloak of darkness, darkness
These roads are scary when you're on your own
You are on your own
Breakdown infront of me
Track Name: (I'm Sure You Won't) Let Us Fall
Are we expected to believe, everything we read?
You now claim time goes in reverse
Are we expected to rely on every word? We know you lie
How can the future be now and now just passed us by?

Harmonise all of our lives, harness the power of us all
You can't control your own destiny
But I'm sure you won't let us fall

Binary or not, you're coming with me
Clinging to our lives, nothing ever comes free
Churn out line after line of useless noise
Did you honesty expect that we would understand?
Track Name: Proved (Song For Star)
This isn't supposed to be pleasant it's not something I enjoy
But when all I do is look at these four walls
It's a most productive thought
There are certain times especially afterwards when I feel shame
I can't remember a time when I felt as good as when I cause this pain

Mutilate isn't the right word
Most times I do it as a release
It gets rid of everything
To prove I never exist, I never existed

I want to cut you up inside
The way you cut me in two
You left a broken body with it's soul removed
One year one month and a day
One day one hour and a minute
One hour one minute and a second look
Won't help you come to terms
Track Name: Faith Creates The Void
This just will not do (Who would dare)
We cannot stand for this (They would dare)
What kind of place is this (Now everybody cares)
What kind of people do you think they are (Now everybody cares - Everything chaos)
It takes time to fix the mess (Who would dare)
No time you say, goodbye (They would dare)
I only wanted one more kiss (Now everybody cares)
CNN is my new fix (Now everybody cares - Everything chaos)
Infernal machines, we have lost all of our dreams
Everything that was ours to reach
Block all vent holes
Voids destroying, souls destroying,
minds healed by faith, create the void
Track Name: Your Vanity Kills People
There's a bottle waiting to be drunk
There's a diffused lamp that doesn't work
There's a mirror broken in to two
Where the arguement, reached it's peak

It's happened time and again
I'm not prepared to follow the flow
Your vanity will kill us both
It's just the way it goes

The TV keeps the neighbours awake
Preaching to noone but still it speaks
Theres a microwave dinner going mouldy form the core
And lessons to be learned if you look hard enough

This has got to stop

There's a clock that ticks the reminder of your time until parole
Theres a body hanging from the beam, the perfect picture for your metaphor
There's never anytime for anyone these day
It's a never ending cycle of bile that spills out of us all
Spills the seed of whores
There is no future in this time
There was no history I could call mine
The grey matter reaches peaks again
And age will begin to reap revenge

No future no history no history for us to repeat

We can't screw this up again
We been given to many chances already
With history stained so much
The future could never compare

I can't see a future in this wasted space
There was no history for us to misplace
Track Name: The Natural Progression Of Reverse Evolution
Theres a place inside your mind
Where projections of a year gone by
Show the trials of an ancient myth
And your epilogue will begin
There's so many converstaions about it
Conclusions will always be drawn
Conclusions are hard to define
When you don't draw them for yourself

This world seems to get slower with every day
How sure are you that we're coming in to view
It just seems like our lives are in reverse
Maybe it's because we're speaking in tongues
These experiments are sent to test us
To break us down into fragmented atoms
Are you scared about how this may be perceived?
You should begin to dig your own grave in case

Too small for the naked eye to see
Too naked for the human hands to feel
Actions speak louder than words
Pick up your tools and begin to dissect
Track Name: Are They Scared?
Fort knox doesn't have shit on you
I think that you're scaring them away
'75 alert the geeks, 80's winning streak
You're just too fucking loaded

If they want me
They can't have me

'You're my hero' is what most people say
On Forbes' opinion you'll be made to give it away
You'll own the country
Your stock is slipping
But you'll still die laughing
Track Name: 51
Are we finally alone?
What would Teilhard De Chardin know?
Will we ever find Utopia,
In these bleak surroundings?

We float around we're on a fixed star
We won't be going very far
Anaerobic bacteria
Will live through all that's tossed aside

There is life outside the window
With forests of questions marks
Lined up like some kind of binary code
What if they were here?

You were right weren't you Jules Verne
To get your thinking cap on
If they hear you say what you want to say
You're going to have to run
Track Name: Jean Reno / Negative Vibes
Sometimes you just sound bitter
Full of old regrets
You're going to have some new ones
What did you expect
Take some pills for your delusions
Fill your lungs with slow decay
One day you will remember
You did it all your own way

Negative Vibes are coming to get you
Can't you see them in these eyes
You never listen to the reason
I hope that you are satisfied

Tell yourself you can be something
Tell yourself you are a fool
Say one day you could be someone
Then watch it all fall through
Turn the picture round to see it
I know that I've seen it once before
Say one day that I'll regret it
Thats what the picture is for

Negative Vibes are coming to get me
I can see them in your eyes
This time I listened to the reason
Now, I'm unsatisfied