Address to the Nation

by Chris Masuak & the Viveiro Wave Riders

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  • Compact Disc (CD) + Digital Album

    The latest album from Chris Masuak (Radio Birdman, Screaming Tribesmen, Hitmen, New Christs) and the Viveiro Wave Riders.

    Includes unlimited streaming of Address to the Nation via the free Bandcamp app, plus high-quality download in MP3, FLAC and more.
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1.
1776 03:16
WE RAN UNTIL WE HAD NOWHERE TO RUN WE AIMED OUR SAILING SHIPS INTO THE SETTING SUN WE LOST SOME FOLK IN ROANAKE TO MADNESS AND DISEASE WE CUT A BLOODY PATH FROM SEA TO SHINING SEA NOW IT’S ANOTHER DAY NO NO NO NO WE THOUGHT WE’D MADE IT IN 1776 WE THOUGHT WE’D KEEP IT TOGETHER WE RANG THAT FREEDOM BELL IN 1776 WE THOUGHT WE’D HEAR IT FOREVER WE MADE OUR REBEL STAND DON’T TREAD ON ME IF YOU SURVIVED THE FREEDOM RIDE YOU’RE ANYTHING BUT FREE NOW IT’S ANOTHER DAY NO NO NO NO SOLO OH NO ANOTHER DAY NO NO NO NO WE THOUGHT WE’D MADE IT IN 1776…
2.
YOU CAN TEAR MY PISTOL FROM MY COLD DEAD HANDS YOU CAN LEAVE ME BLEEDING IN A FOREIGN LAND YOU CAN LET SOMEBODY KNOW WHAT I WAS FIGHTING FOR IN A LANGUAGE THAT SOMEBODY UNDERSTANDS PICK UP THE PIECES NOW THAT AIN’T RIGHT PICK UP THE PIECES NOW THAT AIN’T RIGHT PICK UP MY PIECES NOW THAT AIN’T RIGHT THE RPG THAT BLEW ME ALL AWAY LEFT A LITTLE BIT SAID MADE IN THE USA NOW THAT AIN’T RIGHT NO THAT AIN’T RIGHT BABY THAT AIN’T RIGHT NO IT AIN’T RIGHT PICK UP THE PIECES PICK UP THE PIECES PICK UP MY PIECES YOU GOTTA PICK EM UP PROMISE YOU’LL FIND ME DON’T THROW ME AWAY WRAP ME IN PLASTIC AND MAIL ALL MY PIECES TO MOTHER MOMMY DEAREST WRAP ME IN PLASTIC AND MAIL ALL MY PIECES TO MOTHER TO MY MOTHER TO MY MOTHER MOTHER WELL THEY TORE MY PISTOL FROM MY COLD DEAD HANDS AND THEY LEFT ME HERE TO ROT IN A FOREIGN LAND NOW THAT AIN’T RIGHT NO THAT AIN’T RIGHT...
3.
FFS 04:05
WE USED TO CATCH THAT TIDAL WAVE INTO THE CITY HIT THW STAGE ALIVE NO SENSE OF PITY IT WAS A PRETTY THING BUT NOW IT’S DEAD INSIDE A PRETTY THING ALL DEAD INSIDE WE’RE NOT GOING TO THE FUNHOUSE CAUSE WE’RE NOT YOUNG ANY MORE WE’RE NOT GOING TO THE FUNHOUSE CAUSE WE’RE NO FUN ANY MORE BROTHERHOOD ALL LOST AND PARALYSED ABANDONED IN A LAND OF LIVIN LIES THEY WERE PRETTY BOYS NOW THEY’RE DEAD INSIDE PRETTY LITTLE BOYS LOST AND DEAD ALIVE STANDIN BY THE WINDMILL SPITTIN BLOOD RUST AND IRON SPINNIN IN THE MUD IT WAS A PRETTY THING NOW IT’S DEAD INSIDE PRETTY LITTLE THING ALL DEAD INSIDE
4.
Trance 04:40
DANCIN WITH INSANITY I’M CRAZY WITH OR WITHOUT YOU I’M CRAZY WITH OR WITHOUT YOU SLEEP AND SADLY DREAM IN FROZEN CREVASSES LOOK UP INTO AN EMPTY SKY TOO SAD AND COLD TO EVEN CRY ALL BETS ARE OFF AND MY LIPS ARE TURNING BLUE AND MY DOGS ARE GETTING LOST ON MY WAY BACK HOME TO YOU REST YOUR WEARY BONES DEEP IN THE PERMAFROST YOUR TIRED EYES FROM WIND AND ICE LOSE YOUR FEAR AND DRIFT INTO THE WHITE ALL BETS ARE OFF AND MY LIPS ARE TURNING BLUE AND MY DOGS ARE GETTING LOST ON MY WAY BACK HOME TO YOU
5.
Gun Song 03:55
I GOT A ONE WAY TICKET ON THE TERMINAL CRAZY OPEN CARRY AND IT AIN’T NO DAISY RUN RUN RUN A BACKBORED BARREL AND A BANDOLERO OUNCE OF METAL IN YOUR NEW SOMBRERO RUN RUN RUN DO YOU REMEMBER? DO YOU NOW? WHERE IS MY SMITH AND WESSON? WHERE IS MY GUN? FULL AUTO NOISE SUPPRESSION YOU BETTER RUN DOUBLE BARREL GET YOU WHEN YOU RUN RUN RUN METAL SHOWER STOPPING POWER RUN RUN RUN DO YOU REMEMBER? DO YOU NOW? WHERE IS MY SMITH AND WESSON? WHERE IS MY GUN? FULL AUTO NOISE SUPPRESSION YOU BETTER RUN
6.
All Around 02:58
7.
Naked City 02:47
SHE’S GOT A BASEBALL BAT AND SHE’S BUSTIN IN THE SPORTS CAR WINDOW SHE’S ALWAYS HAD A WAY LIKE TO DRIVE A MAN INSANE SHE’S GOT A TEN GALLON HAT THAT SHE USES EACH DAY FOR A PILLOW AND 13 LIVES THAT SHE’S PISSING DOWN THE DRAIN NAKED CITY NAKED CITY THE SAME OLD STORY AGAIN AND AGAIN AND AGAIN WHEN SHE HOWLS AT THE MOON LORD’LL MAKE YOUR BACKBONE SHIVER YOU CAN SEE THE LIGHTS COME ON ALL OVER TOWN THEY’LL BE CHECKIN OUT THE HORSES FROM THE LION WAY DOWN BY THE RIVER BUT YOU AND I KNOW WHAT’S REALLY GOING DOWN LADIES AND GENTLEMEN WE’RE DOWN THE HOLE AGAIN AND EVERY STORY IS TRUE IN THE NIGHT THERE’S A SILHOUETTE NO ONE IS INNOCENT NO ONE ESPECIALLY YOU NOW I’M SLEEPIN ALL DAY ON THE BANKS OF THE THOMPSON RIVER CAUSE I SPENT ALL NIGHT JUST KEEPIN RIGHT OUTTA HER WAY WHEN SHE TOOK MY HAT LORD I THOUGHT THAT I’D NEVER FORGIVE HER BUT YOU AND I KNOW THAT I’LL NEVER GET AWAY
8.
Just Go Away 03:33
THERE’S SOMETHING HOWLING AT THE MOON TONIGHT DEEP IN THE DESERT HARD AS FURY AND AS COLD AS VICE AND THEN A WHISPER THE RADIO IS PLAYIN “WINE WOMEN AND SONG” I ONLY KNOW THAT WHEN WE’RE KISSIN SOMETHING’S WRONG I MAY BE CRAZY JUST GO AWAY YOUR TOUCH WILL BE THE DEATH OF ME STAY BABY STAY I DREAMED AN ANGEL GAVE TO ME HER COAT OF RAZOR WIRE INTO THE NIGHT WE DROVE A GOLDEN CADILLAC TOWARD THE FIRE THE RADIO IS PLAYIN “ALL OVER NOW” I ONLY KNOW THERE’S SOMETHING’S BURIED UNDERGROUND I MAY BE CRAZY… THE RADIO IS PLAYIN “BESAME MUCHO” I ONLY KNOW THAT WHEN WE’RE KISSIN SOMETHING’S WRONG I MAY BE CRAZY…
9.
This Bar 04:21
10.
LET’S GO TO ANOTHER PLACE THIS ONE HAS LOST ITS ATTRACTION LET’S FIND ANOTHER “THIS IS GREAT” WE’VE MILKED THIS SITUATION WE’LL WALK DOWN BRIGHTER STREETS WE’LL TAKE A VOW TO MEET LIKE STRANGERS IN A FRIENDLY BAR THIS BAR HAS SEEN ITS FINEST HOUR THESE WALLS HAVE SEEN ALL THEY’RE GONNA SEE LET’S GO BEFORE IT’S TOO LATE LET’S GET OUT BEFORE TOMORROW THIS BAR WILL NEVER CLOSE WE’LL STAY AND I SUPPOSE WE’LL SIT AND DRINK TILL HEAVEN KNOWS

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The new album for Chris Masuak & the Viveiro Wave Riders.

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released August 15, 2019

CHRIS MASUAK: Guitars, vocals
JUAN MARTINEZ EL KARA: Drums
ABE CORUJO: Bass

Backing vocals: THE VIVEIRO WAVE RIDERS ASSOCIATION
Special thanks to CHRIS VEIGA (BANG 74) for the nut wrenching high harmonies!

Engineered Somewhere In Galicia by VICTOR GACIO
Art direction by JAMES MCQUADE
Photography by OSCAR MILLARENGO

Chris Masuak uses GEORGE TUBE AMPS

CONTACT www.chrismasuak.net
MANAGEMENT: barman@I94bar.com

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