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Heave the bellows / And rise the flames / Without sacrifice/ Nothing is made/ A sword, a plough / A horse to be shod / And a bog to burned / Clod by clod / New born and banished / And overwhelmed. / Frail and rattled / Unable to defend / In vain struggle/ Against the deepening dark / And the rising tide / Of a shattered heart / Temper brittle metal into finest steel / Hammer the misshapen right back into shape / Break the weakest spirit for the common good / All things surely must, lose their sheen and rust / Crumble ever slowly into dust

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from The Brutal Here and Now, released April 13, 2012

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The Spook of The Thirteenth Lock Dublin, Ireland

Named after a poem about a haunted canal lock, The Spook of the Thirteenth Lock match Irish folk sounds with modern experimental rock sounds. With their new album "The Brutal Here and Now" they have refined their craft, creating folk rock with with a dark, modern feel. They veer away from their peers in tracing a line from the Irish 60’s folk revival through prog, kraut and post rock. ... more

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