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We Know Why We're Here

by Hold Down The Ocean

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Vinyl Release via Dullest Records- May 20, 2016.


released July 19, 2015

Hold Down The Ocean
"We Know Why We're Here"

All songs written, arranged and performed by Hold Down The Ocean.
Copyright HDTO 2015.
Recorded, Produced and Mixed by Mike Bardzik and Hold Down The Ocean at Noisy Little Critter in Downingtown, PA in April-July 2015.
Mastered by Stephen Egerton.

Joe Brown- Drums/Backing Vocals
Dan Metzker- Guitar
Patrick Shannon- Guitar/Vocals
Steve Wiegand- Bass/Guitar

Front cover photo by Nicole Kardine. Back photo by Jackie MacConnell. Layout by Rob Avery.

Thanks to Mike Bardzik for being the greatest engineer and chicken herder and friend.
Thanks to Mike Cummings for his in studio companionship, production assistance and never ending PMA.
Thanks to Sean Welding for promising to help us carry and sell things and being the raddest guy we know.
Thanks to Nicole, Rob and Jackie for their contributions.
Thanks to our wives and children and friends for encouragement and support in starting a new chapter.
See you all at Softball Sunday.

1- "In The Past, Perfect: You (Understood)"

Hold down the shore, with the weight of your world, or else it will blow away.

2- "Ad Infinitum: Who Walks Away?"

Who walks away and who runs?
Who walks away and who crawls?
Born too soon, or too late, we can never say.

3- "In The Past, Perfect: Moving West And Moving On"

I know you won't be coming home, but I'm here. I'm here.

4- "Breaks Before It Bends"

Can't save you now, but I'm not far behind, so rest and lead the way.
Cold that never ends. It breaks before it bends. I'm not far behind.

5- "We Know Why We're Here"

We know why we're here. To say goodbye my friend.


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