Mountain Mama

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this one goes out to all the mamas...

lyrics

hey this looks familiar, I'm not really sure
but I get the sensation I've been here before
'cause time loops back around on a circular track
a hungry serpent biting itself in the ass

and I don't even know how I know that the donut is whole
and it's silver and spinning and everything in it is now

looking in the mirror across from my bed
whispers with the wisdom inside of my head
mountain mother child in the opposite skin
black and white and purple, the painting we're in

you can never escape from the toroidal shape of the sound
even though I'm missing my sister, I know that I'm with her somehow

we eat and breathe the signals from radio towers
then fart and cry it out, unaware of our powers
extract your inspiration from fossilized shit
your ancient grandmother will appreciate it!

will I rise, will I fall, standing tall, raise my arms to the wall
everyone, everything, everytime, I'm embracing it all
oh yeah...

credits

from Donut Heart, released October 8, 2016
words and music by Alfred Ladylike
performed by Donut Heart at T berlin, April 10, 2016
recorded/mixed by Sandro Chiaravalle
additional mixing by Josh Gura
cover artwork by Jack Bride

Alfred Ladylike - ukulele and main vocals
Dara Star - bass and backing vocals
Rah Hell - drums and backing vocals

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Donut Heart Berlin, Germany

Donut Heart plays soulful ukulele rock, bouncing double and triple entendres on top of quirky, quickening rhythms and universal truth.

header photo by Johannes Manuel Benjamin CC BY 2016

Donut Heart logo by Marion Barry
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