Gods of Tension III - The Stone War

by Joey Cramsey

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about

A concept album where Joey Cramsey tries to break the standards of his previous BilaGyn album.

The story takes place before, during, and after the Stone War, a galactic conflict spanning across three major factions: The aggressive and economically-damaged Rayzak Republic, the growing and plotting Urssat Empire, and the isolated and technologically-advanced Elrand Unity.

Once the Rayzak Republic discovers the Sellik Artifact, also known as the Stone, it unexpectedly emits a pulse at FTL speeds across the galaxy, alerting the Urssat Empire. Tensions grow, and the fuse is lit...

...and the pulse reaches further than expected, alerting an even more powerful force toward the warring trio.

credits

released April 2, 2016

They Are Awake Guitars:
Matthew Vallaro
soundcloud.com/matthewvallaro

Maddy White:
Devi

Urssatian Ambassador:
Manic Toaster
www.youtube.com/channel/UCPsKl1eaoNzAUJRORUuFS9Q

Elrandi Ambassador:
Nicholas A.

Urssatian Newscaster 1:
Jacqueline Chan

Urssatian Newscaster 2:
Steven Daniel
www.StevenDanielBooks.com

James Rayzak:
Psychosymphony
psycosymphany.tumblr.com

Urssatian VNN Time Stamp Audio:
Razor

Merella Transportation Captain:
Alex "Lodoc" Nicklaus

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Some rights reserved. Please refer to individual track pages for license info.

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Joey Cramsey Chicago, Illinois

The Internet revolutionized music. People don't need a label anymore; they simply need to bring their work to the world. Old traditions are being cast aside. Composers are writing whatever they want, and new sounds are sprouting up left and right. The world of sound is flourishing, and Joey's goal is to simply contribute to the movement.

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Track Name: Empty Stars
Empty Stars
die one by one
I reach out
to touch the sun

Empty Stars
don't pity me
don't pity
ol' me

(Avians:)
Empty Stars
lightyears away

(Tauna:)
and I drift on
like holiday

(Human Combine:)
Empty Stars
remember me
'cause Empty Stars
are all I see

(Chorus:)
Empty Stars
don't pity me
don't pity
ol' me
Track Name: BirthJail
"Oh are you sure now?"
Oh I am positive like a proton.
(This isn't what I want)

Be born is to die,
this is something we've all accepted.
(Born inside a jail)

There is no escape;
the populace is like a warden.
(Please let me out)

"Oh don't do this"
As if I'm asking for you to follow.
(You're already free)


Don't tell me who I am to you
Please, don't tell me who I am to you


Hypocrites, oh,
the world bursting at the seams!
(So full of them)

Lining the walls are
secondary sexual adverts
(No one bats an eye)

But the moment
that someone kisses their own gender
(People up in arms)

And in the meantime,
others are trapped inside their bodies
(And sometimes told to die)


Don't tell me who I am to you
Please, don't tell me who I am to you
Track Name: Respect
You alienate, you isolate
Your system's full of lies
Is it no wonder why you have such a
hard time catching flies?
And yet you go on
just striking and shouting and
beating the innocent too
And yet people are still screaming:
GODSPEED TO YOU

Reap what you sew
you only just heard about it
Let my people go
Don't want rebirth
Refuse to look for it
Blind chicken show
Good without them
We aren't your enemies
Don't antagonize
We're under a gun
Your hand on the holy trigger
and yet we rise

You shout in the street
the chest that you beat
Your anger met with rage
Still you go on
They don't respond
A stripper in a cage
You're peeling away your dignity
and toss it to the floor
And then you wonder why-in-the-hell
NO ONE ASKS FOR MORE
Track Name: I Can't Remember
This tiny little figment in my head
I'm cold, isolated, in a void that's dead
A single face before me for a sec
This person's warmth, that I need back

I've lost so much of myself now
They're all I got left (got left)(hold!)
Please don't let this one fragment go
Brain screams to remember the rest
But I can't remember...
I can't remember...
I can't remember...
I can't remember!
I need you!!

no...no...no...no...
no...no...no...no...
no...no...no...no...
no...no...no...no...no...

Blurry pieces that are falling away
Glitchy smile that is starting to fade
Hold onto details like a vital life line
I need to save them, cause I can't save mine...

Their smile which was once so clear
An image soaked from my dry tears
I cannot even recall their name
Please don't forget their face...
I can't remember...
I can't remember...
I can't remember...
Can't f***ing remember!
Please come back!!

no...no...no...no...
no...no...no...no...

Can you hear me now? (Can you hear me now?)
The light is blinding...
The knife is raised (The knife is raised)
And now I'm dying...
But it's too late (Oh it's too late)
My body was empty... (like my mind)
All that remains (All that remains)
Is you...

I've lost so much of myself now
They're all I got left (got left)(hold!)
Please don't let this one fragment go
Brain screams to remember the rest
We are together...
Cause now I remember...
Their precious smile...
And their warmth
Track Name: The Real One (Revised)
(No! No!)

(A:)
You're trash!
A creep!
Your pulse should be nil under a sheet!
You look like s*** in a black dress,
man who is totally weak!
She doesn't love you!
Your bridge is cracking as we speak!
She always lies!
Keel over already, you stupid--
No!!

(B:)
I love her, I need her
With her around I just feel safer
When I'm in her arms,
the voice in my head stops screaming harms.

(C:)
Shush, that's not me...
Shush, I am me...
Shush, she's in your head...
The real one made her dead...

(D:)
Yay yay!
They're splitting up, and finally happy!
(E:)
No no!
They lean on one another;
he's in a world of pain!
(B:)
Shut up!
We aren't lab rats,
it isn't your business!
F*** off!
(I'll) do whatever I do!
Keep your thoughts away!

(A:)
What the--?
Come on!
Do you really believe this girl who
holds you like you are the center of her world?
She doesn't love you!
Why do you not listen to me?
She doesn't love you!
I'll ruin you, you son of a--
No!!

(B:)
I love her, I need her
With her around I just feel safer
When I'm in her arms,
the voice in my head stops screaming harms.

(C:)
Shush, that's not me...
Shush, I am me...
Shush, she's in your head...
The real one made her dead...

(D:)
Yay yay!
They're splitting up, and finally happy!
(E:)
No no!
They lean on one another;
he's in a world of pain!
(B:)
Shut up!
We aren't lab rats,
it isn't your business!
F*** off!
(I'll) do whatever I do!
Keep your thoughts away!

(B:)
This voice in my head
Just wants me dead
But it truly
sounds just like her
What is a man supposed to do?
To push past the thoughts and break through?
What is a man supposed to do?
To push past the thoughts and break through?
This voice in my head
Just wants me dead
But it truly
sounds just like her
Just like her!

(B,C,E:)
Stay with the real one!
(with the real one!)
Stay with the real one!
(with the real one!)
Stay with the real one!
(with the real one!)
Stay with the real one!
(with the real one!)
Track Name: I Love, Therefore I Am (feat. Devi)
Come from Maine
It's my place of fame
The little android who could
Internet explodes
My name across smartphones
The little android who stood
"Maddy White is fighting for her life
Is this a human rights thing?"
There were whole lectures on
what it means to be
So now I'm here to sing:

I love
therefore I am
I love
therefore I am
oh-ah-oo-ah-oh
(x4)
Love!

Thanks to those
who all believed in me
You are the light in the dark
"It'll be alright; you can win this fight"
Your words just warm my heart
Heard some say
maybe a holiday
I think that's ex-cell-ent
The day to look back
on the growing track
of what's truly sentience

I love
therefore I am
I love
therefore I am
oh-ah-oo-ah-oh
(x4)
Love!

(Same way, some say)

I love
therefore I am
I love
therefore I am
oh-ah-oo-ah-oh
(x4)
Love!
Track Name: BilaGyn (Androg Mix)
Tell me again why I follow your rules and
Tell me again why I care
I can just be the person I want to be the
Wall of a label won't stand
I defy all they think
No binary now
Life works on spectrums, man
You won't see it, though

A light in the dark, oh it looks like...

Asymetrical
Wings for a color show
Extremes won't grow
Oh how will I know?
Tell me what I am
What line am I in?
Tell me, BilaGyn oh...

Look how I want, and walk the unbeaten path
Look how much I don't give a...
Know me as me, and not the ad that you saw
Don't live a life so shallow
Realization unfolds
I am happy now
No rules to weigh me down
You can't touch me now

Oh it looks like...

Asymetrical
Wings for a color show
Extremes won't grow
Oh how will I know?
Tell me what I am
What line am I in?
Tell me, BilaGyn oh...
Track Name: Rohsorbna Hruva (Mountains Move)
(AVIAN:)
Atee rohssorbna hruva,
rea vur aaeng, tsa-a
Atee rohssorbna hruva,
rea vur aaeng

Atee eeshl'vena hruvur
Kaatena kang aaeng, tsa-a
Atee rohssorbna hruva,
rea kang aaeng

Tsa natserna sherova,
Lakna kang aaeng, tsa-a
Ga natserna sherova,
Lakna kang aaeng

Uhaliina uhruva
Ant kang vur aaeng, tsa-a
Atee rohssorbna hruva,
rea kang aaeng

Atee Trilobite va,
Liikna hrakvar aaeng, ga
Atee zhaee var,
Liikna var aaeng

Atee zhee Christian ruzhva,
Muslim kang aaeng, tsa-a
Atee Trilobite hrakvar,
Liikna var aaeng

Okiiviisana ruzhva
Thohash'na va aaeng
Atee l'vena ruzhva
naala kang aaeng

Ukasa nateeshna rakyurva
Ukana vur aaeng, tsa-a
Atee rohssorbna hruva,
rea kang aaeng

Atee rohssorbna hruva,
rea vur aaeng, tsa-a
Atee rohssorbna hruva,
rea vur aaeng

Atee eeshl'vena hruvur
Kaatena kang aaeng, tsa-a
Atee rohssorbna hruva,
rea kang aaeng

(ENGLISH:)
Just as the mountain moves,
I will do the same, oh-a
Just as the mountain moves,
I will do the same

Just as the Sun will move,
Atom does the same, oh-a
Just as the mountain moves,
I can do the same

Just as galaxies turn,
Water does the same, oh-a
Just as galaxies turn,
Water does the same

Just as the soldiers march,
Ant will do the same, oh-a
Just as the mountains move,
I can do the same

Just as Trilobites swam,
Fish soon did the same, oh-a
As they once did,
Fish did too

Just as the Christian loves,
Muslim does the same, oh-a
Just as Trilobites swam,
Fish soon did the same

Just as the godless love,
Religion does the same, oh-a
Just as one faith will love,
Another does the same

Just as the black hole pulls,
Death will do the same, oh-a
Just as the mountain moves,
I can do the same

Just as the mountain moves,
I will do the same, oh-a
Just as the mountain moves,
I will do the same

Just as the Sun will move,
Atom does the same, oh-a
Just as the mountain moves,
I can do the same
Track Name: Surrealism
(The deep instrument is an alien known as a Blare, which fought in the original war against the Tauna long ago.)