Birds Of Prey

by Sobriquet

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The first release from Sobriquet, from our demo EP, Pyrrhic Victories.
This is a song about victim-blaming.


She leans against the crossroad sign and the devil comes to greet her
A pathetic sack of sin stuck in the skin of a man
It cracks a crooked smile with a drink in its hand
It's not a bitter pill to swallow but the vodka makes it sweeter
It sinks its talons deeper

And she feels the bile rising
Venom waters the demon seed

And why is it so easy for a vulture to steal away into the night?
And it disgusts me that you blame her
You're a monster

(I am pure) Give me your word
(I am clean) Breathe into this
Inhale and choke
Exhale and spit out your teeth

Red sheets, black marks, and brown deep beneath the fingernails

No holy water will ever wash this away
Left feeling defiled and filthy
Pick at her flesh and eat her alive
Defiler, you're guilty


released July 4, 2015
Music by Adam Smith & Ludovico Fahey
Lyrics by Ludovico Fahey
Vocals, guitars & bass performed by Ludovico Fahey
Drums performed by James Turner
Drums recorded by James Clark at Leeds College of Music
Vocals and guitars recorded by Harry Fellows at USS studios Sheffield
Mixed and mastered by Harry Fellows at USS.



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Sobriquet Sheffield, UK

We're a band from Sheffield, UK. We like to shout and scream and play really loud and stuff.

Blame these guys:

Guitars - Tom Green-Morgan

Bass - Michael Chilton

Vocals - Ludovico G. E. Fahey

Guitars - Jake Askew

Drums - James 'Tuner' Turner
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