Special Forces

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Inspired by the "Indian chant scene" from Close Encounters Of The Third Kind, and Zulu (1959 film starring Michael Caine), and by every songwriters love of poetic nonsense...


Tribes and clans and overall plans collide
They have no names
They have no split decision fame.
I saw the ending.
Boulders, rocks, on suicide watch you'll stand
To claim a prize
You'll win back all their fluttering eyes.
I saw the ending.

Whats it say?
Whats it mean?
I don't know.
You tell me.


from Half Poison, Half Pure, track released March 1, 2012
Chad Pratt- drums, vox
Serge Van der Voo- upright bass, vox
Greg Mcintosh- electric guitar, vox
Tania Monger- violin
Colette Alexander- cello, vox
Misty Lyn Bergeron- vox
Matt Jones- vox, acoustic guitar, electric guitar, cymbals, synthesizer



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Matt Jones Ypsilanti, Michigan

Well. The bio keeps changing, really. What is permanent is this: MJ was raised by a combination of circus music and doo-wop, with a healthy dose of ragtime thrown in. His music has been known to suffer from colitis. The Reconstruction is his own assemblage, and sometimes, disassemblage. The core: Colette Alexander: cello, and Misty Lyn: vox. ... more

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