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. 10.2.2019
    Brooklyn, NY
    Rough Trade Records
  2. 10.4.2019
    Philadelphia, PA
    Creep Records
  3. 10.6.2019
    Wilkes-barre, PA
    Gallery of Sound - Wilkes-Barre
  4. 10.25.2019
    Columbus, OH
    The Athenaeum Theatre
  5. 10.26.2019
    Chicago, IL
    Concord Music Hall

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Just added a bunch of a tour merch leftovers in the webstore. Limited sizes available. https://t.co/gE5XwFpg58 https://t.co/vzsqijeEtf

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We've added a new show in Chicago on October 26th! Tickets on sale this Wednesday at 10am.
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Out 10.4.19
The Menzingers - Hello Exile

Artist Bio

The Menzingers

The Menzingers

Philadelphia-based punk band, The Menzingers will release their sixth studio record Hello Exile on October 4 via Epitaph.

The album arrives as the follow-up to ...

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@themenzingers

New zip-up with a digital download of Hello Exile. Available through September 23rd. Printed on Gildan Hammer cadet… https://t.co/1wRfRJms0H

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Playing a few in-stores next month. Hello Exile is out in less than a month! More info at https://t.co/HTmk6vrSTb
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Don't forget to grab your tickets for our fall tour with
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@themenzingers

We're really excited to share our new album with you, so we're giving away some 'Hello Exile' vinyl! 4 random winne… https://t.co/vVrx395aYY

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@themenzingers

New zip-up with a digital download of Hello Exile. Available through September 23rd. Printed on Gildan Hammer cadet… https://t.co/1wRfRJms0H

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@themenzingers

Playing a few in-stores next month. Hello Exile is out in less than a month! More info at https://t.co/HTmk6vrSTb
1… https://t.co/fvd4Sk7yXp

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@themenzingers

Don't forget to grab your tickets for our fall tour with
@tigersjaw and @cultureabuse at https://t.co/HTmk6vrSTb https://t.co/CuLXdHdBho

See Original

@themenzingers

We're really excited to share our new album with you, so we're giving away some 'Hello Exile' vinyl! 4 random winne… https://t.co/vVrx395aYY

See Original

@themenzingers

Check out “America (You’re Freaking Me Out)" on the @AppleMusic New Music Daily playlist!
https://t.co/YOrV3FOBfc

See Original

@themenzingers

Check us out in @Vevo's Incoming Rock Playlist
https://t.co/kO3zPMiDK8

See Original

@themenzingers

Just added a bunch of a tour merch leftovers in the webstore. Limited sizes available. https://t.co/gE5XwFpg58 https://t.co/vzsqijeEtf

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@themenzingers

We've added a new show in Chicago on October 26th! Tickets on sale this Wednesday at 10am.
Tickets for the rest of… https://t.co/OoPq1aG6x9

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@themenzingers

"America (You're Freaking Me Out)" is now playing on the New Punk Tracks @Spotify playlist!
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Stream “America (You’re Freaking Me Out)” on @AppleMusic!
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