Tsp. Love

by The Society Islands

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"Tsp. Love" is the second in a series of singles that will later comprise the new album by The Society Islands. These singles will be released on a triweekly basis; the album will be released whenever The Society Islands feel the stars are aligned the right way.

The album will most likely feature comprehensive bonus material, the scope of which depends - not least - on you, dear listener (yes that's right: the more songs you buy, the more money we have to blow on crazy shit).


Not alone
in a vasculated cell
it's not my home
just a place you put me in
skin is blown
spread supine upon the floor
a cinnamon scone
naked and freckled

And there's fever and there's lights
I can't let go of the rain
I realize I'm wrong
I've already paid my way
with nausea and broken bones
architects of shame

Teaspoon love
is what I'm living off

A numbing drone
from the air con by the door
I lie alone
drift into sleep and back to sore
the dial tones
shift from sighs to madrigals
it's not my home
it's not even lived in

And you're primed with love and pain
you've read your Russians well
you're so intent on war
you eradicate my name
from everything I've loved
it's lost on you again

Teaspoon love
is what I'm living off

A B C detriments and loved-up lakes
A C Dic pools of rot is where we play
until forever and a bloodless day

Teaspoon love


released September 21, 2011
Lyrics by Boris Rogowski, Music by Andreas Kriegeskorte, Roland Münchow, Boris Rogowski & Falk Wöhrle
Produced by Boris Rogowski & Stephan Kriegeskorte
Recorded at the Convent-facing Room, Cologne
Features Efanque on backing vocals
Mixed and Mastered by Boris Rogowski



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The Society Islands Köln, Germany

The Society Islands is the musical project of Cologne, Germany-based composer, singer and multi-instrumentalist Boris Rogowski. The music of The Society Islands oscillates between Neo-Folk, chamber music and Indie Rock and is further characterized by unconventional stylistic shifts and ominous undertones. ... more

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