Burn After Writing

On The Impossible Past, The Menzingers

Contributors
Guitar, Vocals: Tom May
Guitar, Vocals, Glockenspiel: Greg Barnett
Drums: Joe Godino
Bass: Eric Keen
Lyrics

Here’s to you, the same chords that I stole
From a song that I once heard
The same melody I borrowed from the void
I’d rather observe than structure a narrative
The characters are thin, the plot does not develop
It ends where it begins
It’s on the screen, in paperbacks
In section 8 and cul de sacs
Electro haikus and drunk sonnets
Are moving me along

You cut my hair
You left red ink everywhere
Do my hands tell a story?
Is it boring?

What I’d give to force your sigh
What I’d give to see you cry
What I’d give for your caress
To see your blue cotton dress
Balled up on the floor
Certain memories are the problem
Certain drunken lines are the shame
Seven hundred miles and four years
I can’t fight the flame, it burns

Was I wishing on satellites?
Tell me how you’ve been doing that trick
I’m just wishing the flame away
Now I’m wishing the flame away

Upcoming Shows

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  1. 11.22.2019
    Tampa, FL
    The Orpheum
  2. 11.23.2019
    Orlando, FL
    The Beacham
  3. 11.24.2019
    Fort De Soto, FL
    Culuture Room
  4. 11.26.2019
    Nashville, TN
    The Basement East
  5. 11.29.2019
    Philadelphia, PA
    Franklin Music Hall

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@themenzingers

We're back in Texas tonight at @treesdallas. Here’s a quick recap of the past few gigs!
Tickets:… https://t.co/b5NR0oQ7RD

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We enter the Lone Star State this weekend!
11/15 - Dallas, TX
11/16 - San Antonio, TX
11/17 - Austin, TX
🎫:… https://t.co/Lz5pyTE236

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We play Pomona tonight with @tigersjaw & @cultureabuse! Doors at 7PM! Tickets still available at door! Last night i… https://t.co/Dj9aHNGl3s

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Thank you, Los Angeles, for a wonderful time! Tomorrow we play our last California show of the tour @theglasshousehttps://t.co/bf3pfbq2yg

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The Menzingers

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Philadelphia-based punk band The Menzingers' sixth studio record Hello Exile is available now via Epitaph.

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@themenzingers

Past few shows have been great. Next up, we’re coming through Tampa, Orlando, and Fort Lauderdale. Get your tickets… https://t.co/qw5CoQPXWj

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@themenzingers

Past few shows have been great. Next up, we’re coming through Tampa, Orlando, and Fort Lauderdale. Get your tickets… https://t.co/qw5CoQPXWj

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Bunch of new items added to the webstore as well as some limited coffee bundles! https://t.co/Wyl9a9Ym3T https://t.co/XXvIrzrNkG

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Tour is over halfway done!
This week shows are:
11/19 - Atlanta, GA
11/20 - Charlotte, NC
11/22 - Tampa, FL
11/23 -… https://t.co/FGlaPfUeTd

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EU/UK! @SpanishLuvSongs and @mannequinpussy will be joining us for our Euro Tour.
Tickets on sale now at… https://t.co/F5DPguu6lC

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@themenzingers

Past few shows have been great. Next up, we’re coming through Tampa, Orlando, and Fort Lauderdale. Get your tickets… https://t.co/qw5CoQPXWj

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@themenzingers

Bunch of new items added to the webstore as well as some limited coffee bundles! https://t.co/Wyl9a9Ym3T https://t.co/XXvIrzrNkG

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@themenzingers

Tour is over halfway done!
This week shows are:
11/19 - Atlanta, GA
11/20 - Charlotte, NC
11/22 - Tampa, FL
11/23 -… https://t.co/FGlaPfUeTd

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@themenzingers

EU/UK! @SpanishLuvSongs and @mannequinpussy will be joining us for our Euro Tour.
Tickets on sale now at… https://t.co/F5DPguu6lC

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@themenzingers

We're back in Texas tonight at @treesdallas. Here’s a quick recap of the past few gigs!
Tickets:… https://t.co/b5NR0oQ7RD

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@themenzingers

We enter the Lone Star State this weekend!
11/15 - Dallas, TX
11/16 - San Antonio, TX
11/17 - Austin, TX
🎫:… https://t.co/Lz5pyTE236

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@themenzingers

We play Pomona tonight with @tigersjaw & @cultureabuse! Doors at 7PM! Tickets still available at door! Last night i… https://t.co/Dj9aHNGl3s

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@themenzingers

Thank you, Los Angeles, for a wonderful time! Tomorrow we play our last California show of the tour @theglasshousehttps://t.co/bf3pfbq2yg

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@themenzingers

Here's a recap from the past few days! Sold out LA show tonight, doors at 7. https://t.co/f4f0uo1WAL

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San Francisco! Night one is tonight at Slims. Tonight and tomorrow are completely sold out! Doors at 7PM!
📸 :… https://t.co/I7NnG1iieO

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