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We are the poets who scream
Stumble and swear
We are the artists who paint
With black and gray

This is a personal fight, this fight is personal

We shut the fuck up
And let our actions speak
We cheat on life
With five finger discount

We embrace the night with adventure in our eyes
With fire in our hearts
Every silence that we break, every life that we reclaim

We seek for the beaches
Beneath the pavement*
We look for the forests
Behind the skyscrapers

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from Start From Scratch! (2010), released November 1, 2010
This is a personal fight. This is a personal song. Not one specific subject to find here, except for my personal interpretation of what I would call: resistance. My resistance against machines destroying what I love. My resistance against the people responsible for those machines.
Resistance doesn't necessarily mean confrontation, barricades, molotovs and such and so on. Resistance is also the personal decisions I make in everyday life. It means to me creating a world that I find comfortable and worth living for. And this song is about those alternatives: the songs we love to hear, the poems we're moved by, the paintings that express everything we can't say in words, the food without chemicals... revolution of everyday life!

* "Beneath the paving stones, the beach!" - popular slogan by the French Situationists in 1968. Original: "Sous les paves, la plage"

Yvo (our former bass player) wrote this song when he was still in the band. He didn't mind us playing and even recording the song for this new album.

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Antillectual Nijmegen, Netherlands

Antillectual from Nijmegen, the Netherlands plays a socially conscious, melodic blend of music, ranging from ‘90’s skate punk to ‘00’s emo and ‘10’s orgcore. Creating their own unique blend of stolen riffs and borrowed song titles, while carrying the torch of European punkrock. ... more

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