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The Forms In Which They Appear

by One Hundred Thousand

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Lyrics

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The Forms in Which They Appear

Part One: A World Divided

1. Delivered

 

Start again

 

Cant see the light

I don’t know where to run

 

Deliver me from what’s about to come

 

Come down and meet me here

Now that we’re gone

 

2. Goldenjaw

 

Hiding out again, a world divided

And fading through the scenes of every new day

 

Choke upon our own defiance

Hoping that the truth will find us

But I can’t help but feel

That there’s a better way

 

We’re delivered from our fiction

To another direction

We struggle to start again

 

I’ll shelve another set of all the memories

And if this breaks again, where will they stay?

 

And in a moment I’ll fade out

Like all the choices that I never made

But here we are

Now it’s time

 

Here I am

Here we are

A human collection

 

Here I am

Here we are

A world in question

 

3. The Way You See Yourself

 

A moment, please, to learn my lesson from you

A truth too close to see

It’s just my thoughts are growing distant here

In damaged memories

 

It’s not that I couldn’t make up my mind

To give my world to you

I’d let you stay

But I’d hate to explain why I can’t fall asleep

 

And I remember a time and place when things were well

But you just had to design

A way for life to fall around me now

 

I will watch you slip away from me

If proof is what you need

A vision played in foggy sihouettes

Leaves shadows where it breaths

 

It’s not that I couldn’t stifle a sigh

But are we late to bloom?

Too soon to say

And although it’s over, I can’t look away

 

And I remember a time and place when things were well

But you just had to design

A way for life to fall around me now

 

This is just my device

Of a way to bring you down

And I will take what is mine

I feel you’re blinded by the way you see yourself

 

This means the world to me

To get better now

 

I feel we’re late to speak

Or can’t remember how

 

It means the world to me

Looking better now

 

A willingness to reach

Without looking down

 

4. Far From Dead

 

The weight of the sun

Preserves my silence

Grasping for meaning I’m out and down

 

I’m more like a silhouette

So I’ve been thinking

Fading through being and falling out

 

Can you see me now?

Relive it

If I were to scream, could you feel it?

 

With every shadow of doubt

That falls onto me

I see ahead of the glare

And I’m free to be

 

I’m running away

From troubled water

Seeing through greylight, I’m laying low

 

I’m more like a baited breath

So I’ve been waiting

Holding on, holding up, pouring out

 

We’re alive, at least for now

But I can see a halo overhead

Take a breath and hear me out

The only chance we have is far from dead

 

Part Two: Rise

5. Fathoms From This Place

 

Bow down

You always do

Inferior or is it shame?

Keep pushing your back up against the wall

Take a look around

You've started to burn it all

 

We know

How this could go

It's time to let the truth be told

Keep leading us down; we're sure to drown

Like a disease

No chance to fight it off

 

As falls go

It's staggering to see

I could lead you out

 

How could we keep going on?

Afraid to let it go

Cut away the broken limb

Rebuild and let it grow

We've got to let it grow

 

Too slow

In undertow

With every step you lose, it's changed

The flooding so easily sweeps away

Lost in a wave,

Too weak to fight today

 

Give up hope that is poisoning

Give up faith that this could someday be

Awakened again

If there's a new horizon, I'll be burning it down

 

As falls go, it's staggering to see

I could lead you

Fathoms from this place

If you only knew what you'd lose

But you're already gone

You're already gone

 

6. Type Stolen

 

A warning plagues the fearful heartbeat

To blind the mercy chasing you

Pictures painted on your memory

Stimulate the tremors shaking you

 

Tonight we can't look back

Tonight erase the spite

We have to push the fear away

Now you're alive

 

Inside we tremble

Comfort dismantled

It all comes crashing down from here

 

Measuring the way your heart fits in your hands

Empathy's been stolen from your mind

Cancer feeding on uncertainty

Your soul's remorse is met with gnashing teeth

 

Faded scenes

Vague frontiers

Paranoid

All these years

 

Lights fade

When all that you need is to open up

The love you've forgotten and thrown aside

To realization

A cleansing of the blood that you have spilled

 

7. If Only You Could See It

 

So logical

I see it in my mind

Something here I know I need

So defined

I'm crystal clear and focused

On the fact that I belong

 

And maybe for today

I will lead the damned

To find another way

If only you could see it

You'd chase the day away

 

So insincere

I'm trampled by the shame

Of being kicked again and down

Make peace today

We've only scratched the surface

On a way to re-align

 

And maybe for today

We will lead the damned

To find another way

To raise a revolution

To fight another day

 

So logical

I played a game and lost it

To a foe I'd never seen

I see me now

The one who went unrecognized

By passions so confined

 

8. Low

 

We've been nowhere this low

In your eyes the color's washed away

See where once we had a home

 

You're not alone

It won't be long

Keep going on

 

We're all that's left of yesterday

Go on and live the breath you take

We're all that's left, we're everything

Go on and live

 

Know nothing's gone

We've been through it all

Whispers so strong

Know we can belong

 

See where once we were inspired

In the smoke, the ghost of fire

Why do we bleed so long?

 

Part Three: Ghost

9. Kismet

 

Bury me

Nothing left to see

Don't go alone

See your life

Can't escape the light

So don't go alone

 

You're free to go

Never mind the world.

 

10. Pyewacket

 

Sit down and pour it out

Leave space for here and now

There can't be an ounce of doubt

Before you lay your burden down

 

You bury

You worry

You wake the voice in me

 

You're free to go

See your life at war

Don't forget where you come from

Never mind the world

Nothing left to see

So come back where you belong

 

Bring back insomnia

Don't fast to see it through

Brand new calamity

Be calm if calm will do

 

11. We Surround

 

Swallowing me whole again

The more I see, the more I dread

Hopelessly committed to the dreams I've thrown away

 

A birth into seas of severance

To the faces that condemn me here

And take from me

The only thing that keeps me straight

 

You're on my side

Thanks for coming down

We can believe in the same things that we surround

And all my life

I can't remember speaking out

But I believe there's a new day ahead

And the path we now tread shows the way

 

I know that I want to take away

Everything that seems to haunt me

 

Staggering on wounded knees

I'm clawing at the fears in me

Praying that I'll wake from this cruel dream that I'm in

 

No one can implore me from my world

Through pleas of hollow essence that are forced on me

The troubles that I keep away

 

The pressure needs to fade away

As time crumbles out of place

 

12. Better Days

 

How do you stand

Breathing echoes, nothing?

Don't wake up

Keep on holding out for better days

 

You pay no heed to the verses crashing

Spoken in tune

Present tense of rhythmic figures

What do you see

When your grief eclipses wonder?

Don't follow me

Where there's nothing but falling.

 

Sing if you're with me

Say you can hear me

Look at the way we divide our memory

 

How do you seem to wake without ever sleeping?

Don't you pretend

Is it truth that makes you wander?

Eyes fallen short

Sullen foresight clouded

Overcome

By the score you long stopped counting

 

Sing this, come around, you're alive

Sing this now

 

If ever I was fallen

Who would come to run?

Idle a thousand days

Don't waste another one

Scream hello

Scream murder

Stare straight at the sun

Scream hello

Scream further

Echoes of your lungs

 
 

Press Kit

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Bio...

One Hundred Thousand's new single, "A Place You'd Rather Be," is as coherent a fusion of rock radio melody and progressive rock intension that you'll find in 2017. 

"A Place You'd Rather Be" was premiered on broadcast radio by Q104.3FM New York DJ Jonathan Clarke on November 5. It's available everywhere November 10.

"It's probably the most radio-friendly song we've ever written," says drummer Kurt Wübbenhorst.

"But it's almost entirely in 7/4," adds bassist Andrew Magnotta.

The song was premiered online via Metalsucks.net on November 9 before going live on iTunes, Google Play, Amazon Music, Spotify and Apple Music November 10.

Written as the band gathered ideas for its next full-length album, "A Place You'd Rather Be" is the sound of the five-piece lineup of the band coming into its own artistically.

"[It's] the first song where we can really see the individual personalities of OHT starting to blend into something cohesive," says guitarist Alex Goldenthal. "As with many of our songs, it started with a little piece here or there. But as more hands got involved, the main riff took on a new feel and that led us to the chorus."

After fleshing out the song vocally, OHT wasn't really sure what it had until the band performed "A Place You'd Rather Be" live for the first time this past summer.

"The song didn't fit the concept of our new album," bassist Andrew Magnotta says. "But it got a really, kind of, shocking response from people after we played it live a few times. We thought releasing it as a one-off single would be a nice way to give us and our fans something to be excited about between now and when we finish the new record."

 

More on "A Place You'd Rather Be"

The song gestated in demo-form for months before the band figured out where to take it. 

"We had that main riff for the longest time and we felt it was going somewhere interesting," Wübbenhorst says. "We wrote more around it, trashed it, rewrote it and finally arrived at something we thought was a coherent expression of what we do."

That persistence resulted in OHT's most pristine-sounding recording to date. 

"We were able to capture the energy that we feel is going to propel us into our next evolution," added Goldenthal, crediting engineer/producer Shane Stanton, of Architekt Music, with bringing the track to life.

After being mixed by Stanton at Architekt in Butler, NJ, in August, the song was mastered at Rogue Planet Mastering in October.

The band's previous release was its debut album, The Forms In Which They Appear, released in the spring of 2016.

 

Earlier Work

Since 2013, One Hundred Thousand has impressed audiences with its unique take on modern rock and metal, showing the genres can be as technically inspiring and cinematic as they are full of hooks and memorable passages.

The band's early demos caught the attention of Sevendust/DarkNewDay guitarist Clint Lowery, who co-produced vocals on OHT's debut full-length, The Forms In Which They Appear.

The band has built a reputation in its home NNJ/NYC area for its kinetic live presence, buoyed by professional musicianship, exceptional live sound and the band's mobile light show. 

In the summer of 2016, OHT took its show on the road, playing gigs from the East Coast to the Midwest with national and international artists like Thank You Scientist, Eye EmpireSaving Abel, Like a Storm, The Binary CodeIcon For Hire, Stitched Up Heart, JOLLY, RavenEye and others. 

 

Moving Forward

The increased live schedule of '16 and '17 found OHT as inspired as ever and back at Architekt Studios in Butler, NJ, by August of 2017 recording its single, "A Place You'd Rather Be."

This winter, OHT will take its fusion of heavy metal battery and progressive rock intricacy back into the studio to record its second full-length album.

Framed by impressive individual performances and an ultimate devotion to memorable song craft, the band is made up of guitarist Alex Goldenthal, bassist Andrew Magnotta, vocalist Rich Matos, guitarist Gregg Sgar and drummer Kurt Wübbenhorst.

For more information, contact the band at onehundredthousandmusic@gmail.com.

 

About Architekt Music                         

Wübbenhorst is also a co-owner of Architekt Music, in Butler, NJ, which is home to a private music lesson studio, a live venue, an artist management firm and two recording studios. Architekt serves as a home base to One Hundred Thousand. It’s also where Sevendust’s three latest releases were recorded, as well as recent releases from bands like Three Years Hollow, Thank You Scientist, Call Me No One, Candlelight Red, and many more.

 

 

 

MUSIC VIDEOS:

 

“Low”

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1yv9BQ8nvEk

 

“Type Stolen”

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gGKTt_8emDc

 

“If Only You Could See It”

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=I3s_xzsNPJs

 

 

OFFICIAL AUDIO on YouTube:

 

“We Surround”

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QCSERC63mok

 

“Better Days”

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UkYvXpGJt7A

 

 

Clips:

Featured on Ronnie Scalzo's "Independent Minded" podcast; “On The Beat” in  Modern Drummer; WDHA’s Homegrown Spotlight; and Singled Out.

 

 

"The group fashion themselves as equal parts hard rock and progressive rock, calling in influences ranging from Porcupine Tree and Karnivool to Deftones and King’s X." – Roie Avin, The Prog Report

 

“OHT blends hard hitting riffs and steadfast beats with occasionally complex instrumentation and colorful timbres.” –Jordan Blum, The Big Takeover

 

“This isn't just another rock band creating as much noise as possible and figuring out the point later. Their sound comes with a purpose.” Brittany Frederick, AXS.com

 

“Like the lovechild of Sevendust and TesseracT.” – Axl Rosenberg, MetalSucks.net

 

“With help from Clint Lowery (Sevendust) on vocal production, they were able to create four heavy-hitting tracks, which flow while encompassing many genres – just about everything from electronic ambience to djent.”  -Denise Graff, Bergen.com

 

"The songs tend to be intricate but the band remains devoted to melody...it's a process that results in songs having a lot of layers to them" - Joe Bennett, TalentRaters

 

“These guys were awesome! Strong vocals, great guitar work, thunderous drumming…” – Tim Louie, Aquarian Weekly