Things Will Be Better In Hell

by Street Sects

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Ivan Jovanovic
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Ivan Jovanovic Controlled Bleeding for New Industrial Generation!
Michael Lenard
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Michael Lenard two of the most hauntingly bleak songs I've ever heard Favorite track: Bite Down Hard.
Bobby boris
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Bobby boris Pretty good single from Street Sects. Love Side A a lot, great improvement in production, great song, sounds like an expansion from what they were doing on their last year EP Rat Jacket. Side B seems to be a weird fusion of Street Sects harsh sound and melodic sound, and in my opinion it doesn't sound all that great... Overall really good though, I'd give this thing a light to decent 8 Favorite track: Things Will Be Better in Hell.
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light_emom For such a short piece, the concept is super well-developed and is as instrumentally interesting as I've come to expect from Street Sects. Looking forward to the next full album! Favorite track: Things Will Be Better in Hell.
Liam O'Brien
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Liam O'Brien More awesome music from the biggest name in industrial right now! The lyrics on the first track are super haunting and reflect the destruction love can be used to justify
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1.
THINGS WILL BE BETTER IN HELL That thing we live for It doesn’t exist That thing we work towards it never happens Maybe when we’re dead, we’ll get respect maybe when we’re dead, we can finally collect You are the one who built this hell in my heart I love you the same we turned everything off I’ll keep you to myself We’re just having fun We’re not addicted And it’s just forty bucks No one could kill themselves on that cut it in half and let’s save the rest cut it again then we’ll go to bed finish it off and then we can go in on another you are the one who built this hell in my heart I love you the same we turned everything off I prefer you this way I love you the same We pawned everything and I want a love that’s drained of color you didn’t know what color was I want you this way We shut everyone out A little world of our own I want you to stay We turned everything off
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BITE DOWN HARD Just put one in my head, I want you to One in my head, I dare you to Every day, I live for you Every breath, I draw for you concerning what we began I lactate and starve while you’re still waiting for your moment we could have anything we want except a better view if our lives mean nothing then why is it so hard for you just put one in my head, I want you to One in my head, I beg you to Every day, another flash of hope and then… back to the same old lie same layer of paint same look on your face while you undress like you’re hoping to find something else same old sow gun locked in the drawer its not love but it’s more than we deserve I’ve been hoping you’d work up the nerve my sad clown one in my head, I want you to one in my head, I dare you to every day, I live for you every breath, I draw for you is there someone here trapped inside of your head is it strange I can’t remember ever seeing you look satisfied underneath thirty years of restraint you’ve been milking your contempt until everything shut down now my face feels wrong petrified by quiet hatred this house feels wrong sucking both of our lives into it quietly slowing us down I could do it myself but I’ll just wait my turn

about

Supported by Pitchfork, Vice, Rolling Stone, Bandcamp, and The Needle Drop, and recently having completed a North American tour with Dalek, Street Sects has recorded two new tracks, one of which is built on disassembled parts of a Controlled Bleeding song. This new 7" is pressed on 7" vinyl and is exclusive to Toronto-based Artoffact Records.

Things Will Be Better in Hell is a two song 7" single about love and relationships. Side A, Things Will Be Better in Hell, is a view from within the confines of a codependent relationship, one where addiction and love have become inseparable. Where getting clean means getting out, and is therefore unthinkable. The core mainframe of this song was built from digital reworkings of live drum samples recorded by Alton Jenkins of Future Death.

Side B, Bite Down Hard, takes a look at a "successful" relationship. In love, the word "forever" means until the end of life. But what happens if you make it? If you manage to stay loyal to one person, one idea, one position until your final days, how does that feel? Do you look back upon your life with a sense of pride and accomplishment, or do you lament the missed opportunities, and wonder how things might have been? Built entirely from samples that were pulled from Controlled Bleeding's "Return of the Quiet", "Bite Down Hard" was originally intended to be included on Controlled Bleeding's Carving Songs, a collection of remixes of songs from Larva Lumps and Baby Bumps, but as the song came together it became clear that the track was less of a "remix", and more of a Street Sects original composition, therefore warranting a separate release.

The 7” is pressed in two versions, one on clear vinyl and one on red.

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released February 9, 2018

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