Sooth 004 Release date 11.23.12 Black Magdalene / Strong as any Rome Total running time 25 minutes 34 seconds 45 RPM Side A Track 01: Invoking Sandalphon 3 minutes 59 seconds 82 BPM Adonai Ha-Aretz Prayer weaver divine Flowers for God Lord of the Earth We implore thee Malach Ashim through you Adonai Ha-Aretz Prayer weaver divine Track 02: Dreams of Tunis 3 minutes 22 seconds 124 / 164 / 80 BPM Desert night cool moon bright sea alive pull of tide Journey toward the ancient city of Karthago Old men know all of woes tales by Beldi women told Seven days for seven nights seven daughters in full bloom of life Allah guide us to goodness Shahada sacred bliss Across the sea arcane dreams lead foreign men into Tanit's hands Journey toward the ancient city of Karthago Allah guide us to goodness Shahada sacred bliss Track 03: Temptress 2 minutes 09 seconds 133 / 56 BPM Oh the desert belongs to no one Shifting sands are their own Maji king or slave Subjects always Oasis a temptress to a mirage Subjects always Oh the desert belongs to no one Shifting sands are their own Track 04: Old Wives' Tales 2 minutes 47 seconds 85 BPM Older than humanity older than the desert The soul of the World sings the song of the Universe We are loved as we are loved no reasons are needed Omens reveal what has always been One twin soul destined for us all We are loved as we are loved no reasons are needed Side B Track 05: Sophia 3 minutes 48 seconds 95 BPM In between the Earth and on high are seven ways to die Above the universe beneath the heavens isolated for all time Seven ways to die In between the Earth and the deep are seven ways to die All the wisdom in the World plunged into the great below Now human once divine Seven ways to die Only mortals suffer and taste untold pleasures that eternity deprives Seven ways to die In between the Earth and on high are seven ways to die Love created from chaos asks no forgiveness adored and alive Seven ways to die Track 06: An Escape 5 minutes 45 seconds 120 BPM Brother murder of love Temple stained with innocent blood Dead speak in dreams Rebuild a world strong as any Rome Only seven years to create an escape Sister mistress of exile Queen of the crippled empire Entourage of broken vows Rebuild a world strong as any Rome Only six hundred years to destroy and escape City of survivors Myth of sacrifice Queen of suicide Track 07: Draped in Furs 3 minutes 34 seconds 100 BPM Waiting so much waiting Waiting although I know you aren't coming back Lost in the past draped in furs Constant stirring of fire Constant toiling of mind Lost in the past draped in furs Times forgotten binding me Time means nothing to my memories Lost in the past draped in furs You won't disappear before I do I won't let them take me from you An empty vessel left behind Draped in furs Black Magdalene is Star Wrey, Victor St. Petersburg, Brent McKinney, Ruby McConnell, Margarita O'Brien and Christopher Pfeffer. All songs composed and performed by Victor St. Petersburg and Star Wrey. Produced by Victor St. Petersburg. Recorded, mixed and engineered at Auerbach's Cellar by Black Magdalene. Mastering by Thaddeus Moore At Liquid Mastering. Graphic manipulation by Victor St. Petersburg and Brian Crane. Photography by Dan Temmesfeld at Emobie Photography. Viola on track 02 by Charlotte Grahek. Additional percussion on track 02 by Luna Adelle and Brent McKinney. Zaghareets on track 03 by Ruby McConnell and Margarita O'Brien. Additional guitar and percussion on Track 04 by Brent McKinney. Choreography for live performance by Ruby McConnell and Margarita O'Brien. Percussion for live performance by Christopher Pfeffer. Guitars for live performance by Brent McKinney. We love DJ Abulikah, Luna Adelle, Ami de Paris Salon, Justin Bezelj, Paris Black, Jenn Burns & Cody Calaway, Brian Campbell-Hope, Mitra Chester, Amanda Chmiel, Shawn Cogan, Brian Crane, Deluxe, Joshua Finch at Exiled in Eugene, Cory Frye at Corvallis Gazette-Times, Ghost House, Chris Gierig, Mac Goodwin, Charlotte Grahek, Hip Service, Kitch, Shannon Knight, Kwva 88.1 FM, Kasey Marcusky, Ryan Nelson at Alpine Empire, The Oak Street Speakeasy, Oosa the cat, The Red Raven Follies, DJ Refugium, Dan Temmesfeld, This Fair City, Cevin & Ariana White, Brian & Lana Wirsching and cheap red wine. All Material copyright 2012 Sooth Media. DIY in USA. All rights reserved.