Vs. Galore

by Chick Quest

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The words on your tongue make a heartbeat run amok and every single night I'm fighting from inside a shadow that’s moving like a ghost down in between your walls and alleys and tapering at the end the moment's gone gone gone. You're angry because this isn't what you want. The boring city people are a haunt. How many more lives have you got? I can't say I know. A bitter stream of thoughts are pouring out like leaky memories in undulating hemorrhages of friendship miscarriages or a giant big hand from the closet of the damned that pulls you back pulls you back into a bad dream.
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Girl on Fire 04:54
Girl on fire make my heart skip beats just like a stone Girl on fire make my heart skip beats just like a stone Obedient to chaos scared to pieces at the thought of left alone Girl on fire like an old friend that's lost and gone for good Girl on fire like a fantasy that's lost and gone for good Girl made of metal, made of makeup, made of norms Slip out the back door (somehow), girl confused and tangled like a storm You see it now, you see it now, and then it's gone for good You see her now, you see her now, and then she's gone for good But the look, the feel— the girl was never really there at all.
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Our heroine on the brink of revenge The dust in her brow, landscape in her eyes I’m not your toy, don't throw me around Hand on her hips, still as the sun, menace stares at his gun Bang bang bang not bad for a slut Bang bang bang it's that time of the month Bang bang bang girl keep your head up Dance fucker dance because enough is enough The man is a cat wearing blacker than black Insidious words that are wearing a hat Under your thumb, stuck in a trap Bird's eye view, establishing shot, hand on her hips, the men are shocked
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I'm tired of pretty girls around my man. Pulling out her hair like I'm pulling up the weeds. Wedding ring or not, wedding ring or not. Let this be a warning to you all. I'm tired of pretty girls around my man. Don't think I don't know what you all are doing. Another glass of wine, another glass of wine. Don't think I don't know what you all are doing. Your subtlety is rank, you pretentious little skanks Let this be a lesson to you all. I'm tired of pretty girls around my man. Ich hab genug von schönen Mädls um meinen Mann.
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Schatzi 05:43
Ich hab ein Mädl dem man gut gefallen kann. Ich kenn ein Mädl das man gut necken kann. Ich kenn ein Mädl das man gut lecken kann. Ich kenn ein Mädl das man gut schmecken kann. Ich kenn ein Mädl das man frühstücken kann. Ich kenn ein Mädl das man gut verstecken kann. Ich kenn ein Mädl das man gut bekleckern kann. Das ist nicht möglich! Du musst ein Ausländer sein! Warum siehst du so gelangweilt aus? Sicherheit schläft sanft dort zuhaus.
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It's like a talking bat An ominous sensation Voices in the night That bring me information It's like a talking bat Stare into its eyes and see exactly what is lurking in your soul. It’s like an angry brick Flying through the air From the corner of your eye Puts the windshield in your hair It’s like a talking bat Stare into these eyes girl Tell us what you see Take a good hard look, girl Tell us what you see It's like a talking bat It's a little like a bomb A feeling in your chest A wild pack of dogs Driving the U6 It's exactly like a bomb
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Tight pants, cigarette hands, fashion faux show, contrapposto. I’ve got a million dollar magazine mind from Milano. I’ve got a million dollar magazine mind from Milano. I want wanton walking under a face like a bulldozer that won’t stop talking. I want to tell you something important but I really know nothing. I want to tell you something interesting but I think you’re boring. That bitch she stole my look. I worked to bring it back. I followed what I saw But I don’t look like the ad. Beauty is a deity I never can seem to please. Gimme your sex! Gimme your sex! No sign of sex despite the slutty dress, why not? I put the makeup on but my new identity is still shirking. I’m going through the motions but the magic is not working. Wear those clothes, break your back, give me looks. Bite your tongue, buy new face, all better now. Bin ich Frau? Bin ich Tier? Bin ich Biest? Diese Heels steckten mich in eine Box, aber ich glaube, dass ich es so mag. I'm having such a moment need to photograph myself on the sidewalk. I'm serious and I’m candid because it's life and I think my life’s a catwalk.
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Television says to be quiet and to wait wait wait Television says I'll be lonely if I do it my way Trying new things Wear the new clothes Sending signs, fireworks, Everything but bomb threats Heart bleeds so wet might need a tourniquet How is it possible he never ever gets it?? Television says I'm not her and I'm probably to blame I don't wanna be alone so better play along with the game Dance with other girls Puts me in the grave Black eyes, true love I could be his number one Build myself up just to be let down Go to the mirror cry cry cry cry now Television says I'm not her and I'm probably to blame I want for you to ask me to dance I want for you to ask me to dance It kills to watch and sit on my hands I want for you to ask me to dance I wore this dress for you and you haven't noticed me I wore this dress for you and you haven't noticed me Something must be wrong Something must be wrong Something must be wrong Wrong wrong wrong wrong
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credits

released April 20, 2015

Produced by Ryan White.

Recorded at Listencareful Studios in mid December of 2014. Additional recording took place at FrauRauh Studios and Stark White Studios over December 2014 and January 2015. Mixed and mastered by Alexander Lausch at Listencareful Studios in February 2015. All recording, mixing, and mastering took place in sunny Vienna, Austria.

All words and music written by Ryan Stark White (BMI).
Album cover by Ryan White.

CHICK QUEST ARE:
Ryan White: vocals, guitar, Rhodes piano, organ, programming and effects
Iris Rauh: drums
Magdalena Kraev: bass

ADDITIONAL HELP:
Christian Sonderegger: trumpet

SPECIAL THANKS TO:
Alexander Lausch, C.K. Koch, Christian Sonderegger (for saving the day), everybody at Wiener Handwerk (especially Markus Tozzer and Marc Jarabe), Christoph Berndl, Simone Sgaga, Thekla Kaischauri, Julia Boyle, and Robin "Technotronic" Jessup.

More information can be found at www.chickquest.com.

Extra loving support for www.listencareful.com and www.wienerhandwerk.com.

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Chick Quest Vienna, Austria

Started in early 2014 by Ryan White and Iris Rauh. Debut album released in April, 2015. Sophomore follow up released February 24th, 2017. More info can be found here: www.chickquest.com/about

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