Protected Left / The Shortlife Split

by Protected Left

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Split release from Protected Left and The Shortlife.
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Side A:
1. Absolution - Protected Left
2. Give This To Kevin (The Shortlife Cover) - Protected Left

Side B:
1. Something Stoic - The Shortlife
2. My Worst Nightmare (Protected Left Cover) - The Shortlife

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released July 18, 2017



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Track Name: Absolution
This is a warning sign
To those who harbor guilty brethren
You can forgive their sins
But not free them from consequences

Absolution will not save
You from what you deserve:
A shallow, early grave

You sheltered guilty men
And lost the right to be called righteous
Now nooses from prayer beads
Await your necks next to guillotines


Track Name: Give This To Kevin (The Shortlife Cover)
Buy me in again
This barren wallet's blead dry, hemorrhaging
Our time is worthless
We deserve what we get
Finding worth in trouble and regret

Struggling for a single, sincere moment
I've grown comfortable just riding out the grind
Every night going broke on all my escapades
Can't stop chasing my grave

Now every dollar is spoken for and spent
My priorities are spit shined, bent
I'm talking shit and pouring sweat
Apologies written, but never sent

I'm not saving a single dime.
I'm going all in just to kill time!

They say it's genetic, this disease I bear
Bottom of the bottle syndrome
Drink until there's nothing left

I've grown comfortable just riding out the grind
And every night I'm going broke on all my escapades
Cant's stop chasing my, won't stop chasing my grave

This callous on my liver keeps getting thicker