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Tom Bombadil

from Give No Quarter by Bet Your Life

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“Give No Quarter” EP Recorded at The Vault, Produced by Jimi James, Mastered by Greg Hatchette, Album Art by Dave Schultz. All songs written and performed by Bet Your Life, all lyrics by Scott Blinch. Special thanks to Nick Ashley, Just Another Punk Show, and London Indie Underground. CC BY-NC-SA, 2014


In a world of deaf and blind,
You are the only one alive.
You are a shepherd, herding sheep,
Wading through waters three feet deep.
You are the self-appointed lead
In the plight against tragedy
And you'll wave that flag around,
Use it to methodically remove doubt.

What else goes on inside that head?
Is there much room for more
Than self-centered embellishments?
I can't help but want to tear you down,
But I know the trouble you would cause
And there is not much room for that.

In a world of sight and sound,
You are the brightest one around.
You light fires at your feet,
Breadcrumbs not meant for clemency.
Your pedestal's a crutch,
Precarious in touch.
You make sure you're recognized
All your blunders martyrized.

I have recurring dreams
Of you brought down to your knees.
It's odd that you'd have that effect.
In your lonely fantasy, your living murder scene
You are the suspect and the dead.


from Give No Quarter, track released February 4, 2014




Bet Your Life London, Ontario

Bet Your Life, an independent punk rock band based out of London Ontario, reared its ugly head in the early spring of 2011. Known for their catchy choruses and in-your-face vocal styling, the members of Bet Your Life have been writing and performing original music together for approximately eight years. ... more

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