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Ophelia is the latest single preceding The Psalms' second EP, Monkey Puzzle Rocket Burst.


Sunburnt daisies, drunk on weeping whine,
Try to catch my eye by beating moth-wing back,
While I sit softly, scribbling you into my page;
Beat the bed in iambs, deep at devil's door.


Pretending to ignore you, straining to hear outside,
Where day lies naked spread out across the sky
And from the southern flames, ash falls in film.
Making all the city lie down deaf and still.


Flower, don’t be angry, you know this world is yours.
And all I ever wanted leaving this world was you.
Now, that you are naked, legs spread across the gloom
I wish they were able to see you, Ophelia.


released May 15, 2017
Written, performed, recorded and mixed by Noah Swinney.
Mastered by Warrick Sony at Milestone Studios.



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The Psalms is the solo project of Noah Swinney. Formed in Cape Town, South Africa, 2015.

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