It Runs On Its Own

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It runs on its own.
It runs on its own.

Holes in walls,
burnt around the edges.
Feel it all.
Loosen the foundation.

The roofline bows,
shudders in the stillness.
All we know
shatters in between us.

Follow the river,
it turns into an ocean.
Ever thinner,
It runs on its own
It runs on its own
It runs on its own

Teeth and claws.
Who are you protecting?
In the calm,
Will it be there waiting?
Who are you protecting?


from Last Words, released November 18, 2014




UpdownUp Los Angeles, California

UpdownUp-the intertwining influences of a loop-loving, guitar-bowing multi-instrumentalist (Richard Devletian) and an ex- acapella group leader who's addicted to electronic music (Jason Ryterband). Their style combines lush harmonies and intricate soundscapes to form songs that bend genres. Listening is an uplifting journey through a world that is at once darkly nostalgic and hauntingly beautiful. ... more

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