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lyrics

The trial, we stand here all at once, to leave our egos at the door.
We're searching for a sign to boost rapport.
I never noticed it before, a tribute to the Art of War, has left us searching for our enemies.

Lie when you need to, use it disprove laws and facts that you know are true.
Burn what you want to, burn 'cause you haven't got time and the knowledge won't find you.
That's what the right says, that's what left says.
You know you're wrong.
Burn if you have to, burn in the hope that all the others will follow suit.

The breath was stolen as you spoke, a thousand words hung in the air.
What did we know about our own despair?
The moral compass is intact, this is an area believed, that they have leverage that they can attack.

Lie when you need to, use it disprove laws and facts that you know are true.
Burn what you want to, burn 'cause you haven't got time and the knowledge won't find you.
That's what the right says, that's what left says.
You know you're wrong.
Burn if you have to, burn in the hope that all the others will follow suit.

The morning sun reprised this snapshot of our lives, a semblance of restraint and blatant dismay.
The people losing time will ask us all to pray, but a shooting star means nothing to them these days.

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from The Cost of Living, track released March 24, 2014

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Former Monarchs Cork, Ireland

Former Monarchs are an alternative rock group from Cork Ireland. Labelled "Ones to watch" by the BBC, their debut album "The Cost of Living" will be released on Mountains of Records on March 24th, 2014.

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