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Making Mountains EP and Vinyl Bourgeois Beat CD Clouds of People EP

 

 

 

Making Mountains

The EP Making Mountains is NOW AVAILABLE on VINYL and CD from Custom Made Music!

Buy it now - Custom Made Music

Big Takeover Review: "Dynamic and enchanting, Delaware’s The Sky Drops fashion a sweet tapestry of garage, psychedelics, and shoegaze. I’m talking the real stuff here, the good stuff. The swervedriving lush swirls of heavy noise. But the shadows are only there to keep the songs grounded, because melodies fly high and rhythms push up against the harmonizing vocals until all is full of sound. These songs from Rob Montejo, ex of Smashing Orange, and Monika Bullette are almost instant classics, but timeless. This music is now, pulsating between ethereal glory and desert rock. Sometimes catching like a collision between Loop and the seasick swagger of My Bloody Valentine. This EP, which is only disappointing because it’s too short, ends with the slow paisley dream of “Together-ing”, and I’m left feeling complete, but wanting more."

The Sky Drops expand their brand of shoegaze rock with their third release, Making Mountains. The first track, “Explain It To Me,” is an infectious romp in slithering fuzz, a la 60s Stones high on MBV.  “Cut That Corner” and the hypnotic swagger of “Keeper” bring The Sky Drops’ trademark harmonies, explosive guitars and atmospherics to a Queens of the Stone Age sensibility. The fuzz subsides, and a swell of Loveless era guitars drives the catchy Latin sway of “Out The Window.” The last track is the unsettling acoustic beauty “Together-ing.”

Tracklisting:
explain it to me
cut that corner
keeper
out the window
together-ing

Making Mountains Limited Edition EP
A beautiful 12" with a Shoreline Gold silk-screened hand-numbered limited edition cover was limited to 100 copies. THEY ARE SOLD OUT.

Bourgeois Beat

Bourgeois Beat Album Cover

1. Heavy Penny - lyrics
2. Swimming with Fishes (free mp3 download) - lyrics - video
3. Long Way - lyrics
4. Stone White - lyrics
5. Hang On - lyrics
6. Truth Is - lyrics
7. Sleepless - lyrics
8. Sentimental - lyrics
9. Throw Your Weight - lyrics
10. Bourgeois Beat - lyrics

US Release - 11 August 2009 - - Purchase CD here

Digital Release - 11 August 2009 - Purchase digital files from iTunes, Amazon, Amie Street, Napster, lala, etc.

UK Release - 5 October 2009 - Purchase CD from Spoilt Victorian Child site or as distributed by SVC in HMV and quality UK indie record stores

also see myspace.com/theskydrops

Clouds of People - SOLD OUT

Clouds of People Album Cover

The Sky Drops 5 song debut EP “Clouds of People”
1. You Don’t Crawl - lyrics
2. Now Would Be (free mp3 download) - lyrics
3. Green to Red (free mp3 download) - lyrics
4. The Go Go Go -lyrics
5. Hang On - lyrics

 

 

 

Lyrics

"Bourgeois Beat" Lyrics

heavy penny
(Montejo)

patience reeling
steadfast eye

I need to need it more lively
I need to need it more lively

two times the anger calls for two times the salt
two times the anger eats the sugar from the skull
oh pretty penny what a shit-load to write off
my little penny is your ennui sweet enough

I need to need it more lively
I need to need it more lively

two times the anger...

(don't you worry)

two times the salt...

(don't you mind)

I need to need it more
I need it more
I need to need it more lively
I need to need it more
lively

swimming with fishes
(Montejo)

once and for all
please just shut up and come along
I'm not aiming to die here
stuck on a shelf

stained glass alibi
ricocheting my thoughts
to make it right
I just want to start being
beyond any reason

while I was walking in your shoes
all the stars lay on the ground
are you kidding there's no hell
just swimming with fishes
and feeding the hungry little ones

tall as it seems
look over the edge
how can you be
happy to hold on

while I was walking in your shoes
all the stars lay on the ground
are you kidding there's no hell
just swimming with fishes
and feeding the hungry little ones

see it wasn't bad to let it show
talk about catching on too slow
oh well

while I was walking in your shoes
all the stars lay on the ground
are you kidding there's no hell
just swimming with fishes
and feeding the hungry little ones

long way
(Montejo)

it happened just like a crash
I was certainly floored
it almost seems now little much mattered before

so where is this place
and how am I sure
I cannot help it I just have to be with you more

cause what you said to me has really gone a long way
and how you looked at me has really gone a long way
the way you smiled at me has really gone a long way
the way you touch me the way I touch you

it's like I'm out of my head somewhere high in the trees
I see your face in the flowers hear your voice in the breeze
I feel you in me
Do you feel me in you
what should I do now cause hanging here it's too hard to breathe

cause what you said to me has really gone a long way
and how you looked at me has really gone a long way
the way you smiled at me has really gone a long way
the way you kiss me the way I kiss you

No there are no reasons
No no reasons
No ther are no reasons
No no reasons

why

the way you smiled at me has really gone a long way
the way you want me the way I want you

stone white
(Montejo)

stone white roses
stone dead cause
stone cold stupid all along

ain't your mama
ain't your fan
ain't your monkey after all

the golden age of giving in is carved into your knees
there's so much more you haven't found I'm sure you'll never see

sleeping giant
sleepless land
sleeping standing all along

can't stop spending
precious time
melts like heaven in my hands

the higher ground makes so much sense when life is just one speed
if nothing else it sends you packing gently down the stream

shouldn't hurt to see
shouldn't hurt to see you
shouldn't hurt to see you on your own
on your own

the golden age of giving in is carved into your knees
there's so much more you haven't found I'm sure you'll never see
the higher ground makes so much sense when life is just one speed
if nothing else it sends you packing gently down the stream

hang on
(Montejo)

late last night
I thought of you driving
you were right there beside me
and the road was a drug

summer came
the sea was shining
the sky took you flying
but it's lonely above
let me carry you and

hang on
we're not on this earth too long
hang on
we're not on this earth too long

and when the line
is too dark to fathom
oh you can imagine
we're out of our minds

don't drain your life
I know you can find me
I'm right here inside you
all over your thoughts
let me carry you and

hang on
we're not on this earth too long
hang on
we're not on this earth too long

truth is
(Montejo)

chalk it up to a good sign
bittersweet and mean
can't manage to dumb down
or keep the record clean
never hear what's buzzing
never got the goat
lying low in the deep end
suck it up till you choke

see the truth is
nothing to me
I'm not asking how you know it
or what you think it means
see the truth is
what you want it to be
and I...

drop the ball on the deadline
make a mess and a scene
last laugh is for idiots
and the big machine
sum it up in five words
never mind it's a joke
what's the big fucking hurry
coffin up in smoke

see the truth is
nothing to me
I'm not asking how you know it
or what you think it means
see the truth is
what you want it to be
and I...

sleepless
(Montejo)

some days are hard to fake                               
out of mind and on your plate
dumb enough to eat your pride
better off killing time

why I wonder

hardly matters the field is gray
all the better to laugh than pray
where you going
where you been
walk straight through it
you fit right in

sounds a lot like kiss and tell
stick around you'll feel the nails
something's got your tongue again
swear to god you have no friends

bitter tears fill the hole
never mind the life you sold
can't face the fading son
look again you are no one

how I wonder

clouds of people free from love                                  
see no evil in giving up
where you going
where you been
walk straight through it
you fit right in

what's gotten into you
all your thoughts are black and blue
on the road to one big joke
don't you know no one knows

sure time's running out
too sick to scream or shout
getting old as I can be
what's left for you and me

some days are hard to fake
out mind and on your plate
dumb enough to eat your pride

some days are hard to take
out mind and on your plate
better off killing time

sentimental
(Montejo)

sentimental you're a bird on a chain
sentimental let me spell it all out
it's the same dead horse you've been kicking on

sentimental and no fire to feed
sentimental and no sign of a change
it's the same damn dope you've been living on

if the shoe don't fit
try the other foot
ain't no particular side
to embrace or deny
you gotta giddy up
to get down to the itching

cut it out, don't have a cow
and release it
cut it out, have a cow
and release it

if the shoe don't fit
try the other foot
ain't no particular side
to embrace or deny
you gotta giddy up
to get down to the itching

throw your weight
(Montejo)

strung out on free advice caustic points of view
the mood swings to pick me up but what am I to do
every time you throw your weight I tumble into trouble
every day I have to say I will not join the battle

what's with this endless fascination to belong
and did I mention that the stitches won't hold on
what's with this endless fascination to be strong

paper bombshell praising Cain celebrated coup
the mood swings the puppet strings the craving splits the roof
every time you throw your weight I tumble into trouble
every day I have to say I will not join the battle

what's with this endless fascination to belong
why can't you kill the motivation and move on
what's with this endless fascination to be strong


bourgeois beat
(Montejo)

who's that banging on my back door
banging on every little nail and board, go away
the cops can't stop it or lock it up
no doctor can fix it or say enough, qu'est-ce que

oh they say you don't mean it cause you have no choice, oh yeah
yeah the world is crazy and you can't avoid what is now
I hate to break it to you

maybe you're home
(you don't know why)
maybe you're home
(you don't know why)
maybe you're home
(even though you don't know why nothing else seems to get you high)

guess the country didn't make for greener grass
you stumble all day sticking to your bourgeois plan, is that all
how's it gonna hit you when the years sink in
throw you from a bridge or will the drugs kick in, so it goes

oh they say you don't mean it cause you have no choice, oh yeah
yeah the world is crazy and you can't avoid what is now
I hate to break it to you

maybe you're home
(you don't know why)
maybe you're home
(you don't know why)
maybe you're home
(even though you don't know why nothing else seems to get you high

got a minute, need a second hand
got a minute, need a second hand
oh boy, that's right, no one can tell you
cause the pain's never coming to a perfect stop
no matter how it's going you just can't get off
that's right, that right

maybe you're home
(even though you don't know why)
maybe you're home
(even though you don't know why)
maybe you're home
(even though you don't know why)
maybe you're home

even though you don't know why
you're home

"Clouds of People" Lyrics

you don't crawl
(Montejo)

play me down
I thought was safe to wake your soul
say no more
I don't understand, were you just bored

cause you don't crawl like I do
like all these people do

they do

oh how did you
hide away to come back home
stay for good
I don't care why, perhaps you should

oh you don't crawl like I do
like all these people do

now would be
(Montejo)

I got that picture you never gave to me
twisted branches, a seashell crushed in the street
dead birds don't fly
dead birds don't fly

black hole harbor
a violet horizon gleams
see no sunlight, but if I'm right, I'm not here to make peace
no you don't know
no you don't know

now would be a good time to be awake
now would be a good time to be awake
now would be a good time
now would be a good time to be away

away

ship is sinking, but I am sailing above
every word, every day, everything that crossed my mind
so I don't hear the music
you move time and space
so I don't bear the burden
of being ok

now would be a good time to be awake
now would be a good time to be awake
now would be a good time
now would be a good time to be away

green to red
(Montejo)

get around by the thread of a cheap thrill
it cost too much to play with you
for a smile and a side of sweet eyes
it's not enough to light the tomb

oh yeah

I still don't believe that love
is everything we live for
I still don't believe that love
is everything we live for

in the time that it takes to say anything
the leaves have gone from green to red
memories stick in me like a dartboard
I dare you to come back again

oh yeah

I still don't believe that love
is everything we live for
I still don't believe that love
is everything we live for

did you ever need a back door
to slip into the air
I wouldn't die for anyone
I'm hard pressed just to care

the go go go
(Montejo)

it's a hot cold ride when the clock is spinning
put the pedal to the metal it's a race worth winning

well it's long dark walk then the lights go on
see the left foot's in the game but the right is gone
oh let it roll let it roll let it roll right down your finger
I don't suppose one would know why my head still lingers

it's the go go go of all lies
it's the go go go of real life
and I'm really not far above it
it's the go go go of all time

so you've made it with an eye for another big year
send the letter back to school cause the coast is clear
well nothing's wrong nothing's wrong nothing's quite right either
I don't suppose one would know why I just can't be here

it's the go go go of all lies
it's the go go go of real life
and I'm really not far above it
it's the go go go of all time

and I'm really not far above it
in fact I've got a full house to spare
then again I don't have forever
no no no

it's the go go go of all lies
it's the go go go of real life
and I'm really not far above it
it's the go go go of all time

hang on
(Montejo)

late last night
I thought of you driving
you were right there beside me
and the road was a drug

summer came
the sea was shining
the sky took you flying
but it's lonely above
let me carry you and

hang on
we're not on this earth too long
hang on
we're not on this earth too long

and when the line
is too dark to fathom
oh you can imagine
we're out of our minds

don't drain your life
I know you can find me
I'm right here inside you
all over your thoughts
let me carry you and

hang on
we're not on this earth too long
hang on
we're not on this earth too long