The Aftermath is Secondary

by Shorthand Phonetics

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"The Aftermath is Secondary" is a single by Shorthand Phonetics.

This single represents a retrospective Hanabishi Hideaki wrote about a recently broken up band for a local music webzine.




"The Aftermath is Secondary"

And he sat up, stood straight, and put on his armor
he says deflect the bullets he perceives are fired on him
And all the chems he stuffs in his body, illicit and legal alike
It sustains him for the moment but even he realizes

That this can't last forever

And he performs the song of a thousand bleeding hearts
he embodies the masses pain, but they dont know he feels it all
the joy is gone from his grace, only catharsis
and even then the release diminishes

And this can't last forever
but he cant stop
the art compels him

to dance
for us
our entertainment

killing himself
killing himself
on stage
before our very eyes

this is our entertainment



released September 9, 2013
Copyleft 2013 Tsefula/Tsefuelha Records
Shorthand Phonetics is Ababil Ashari (vox, guitar, bass, programming)
Track by A. Ashari
Cover art modified from a photograph entitled “Aftermath” by Anthony Lui
Photograph are used under the Attribution 2.0 Generic Creative Commons License (CC BY 2.0)
Produced, mixed and mastered by Ababil Ashari
Recorded at G1/22 Studios, Cibitung, Bekasi, Jawa Barat, Indonesia in on 06 September 2013.
Dedicated to Early Era Party Poison.