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What They Say (feat. Hello Moth)

by Glass Apple Bonzai

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A special single edit of "What They Say" featuring special guest vocals from Calgary, Alberta's own musical masterpiece Hello Moth (

A fundraiser, of sorts that will help bring to life the "Glass Moth Tour" scheduled for Fall 2016.

B-side "Drudgery" is an outtake from the "In the Dark" sessions.


released February 10, 2016

Music and Lyrics: Daniel X. Belasco
Special Guest Vocals: Hello Moth

©2016 A Giant Robot Ate My Drum Machine

Instruments Used:
Roland: AIRA System 1, AIRA TR8 (7x7), Alpha Juno 1
Arturia: Microbrute SE, V Collection
Korg: DW8000




Glass Apple Bonzai Toronto, Ontario

Glass Apple Bonzai is the solo synthpop / synthwave project of the illustrious Daniel X. Belasco of Defence Mechanism.
A sonic trip into the darker, moodier parts of the 1980's synth movement.
Aptly titled "Depressionwave" by some random person on the internet.
If you like the 80's then you'll like this, honest.
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Track Name: What They Say (feat. Hello Moth) *Radio Edit*
some people say that the world is an ugly place
but you can't believe what they say is true
and though they are clear and they speak with technology
the fire deep inside burns for you and me

but you can't deny all the things that you thought you knew
but once in a while it's ok to feel
and though you're aware that these things might be happening
and once in a while it's ok to be mystified

Why, when I look at you
Do you lie?
When you're telling me that it's fine
When you're lying there
Oh oh oooh
And we, amid the tragedy of denial
Will always find a way to defy
Every moment here
oh oh oooh

and some people say we deserve what's been going on
but I can't believe what they said to you
they can try if they might but you won't let it get to you
and you see how they cry with their eyes staring back at you
Track Name: Drudgery
you take a chance
and give it all
you take it down
you make it fall

you cannot find
this peace of mind
or the answers to the questions
you've been asking since the end of time

I feel
that the stars up above
are free

and you can try
you can't deny
this is the time
for you to die

and though it might
seem out of sight
all the faces in the crowds
are coming for you at the speed of light

I feel
that the stars up above
are free

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