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After The Warmth

by German Error Message

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davekillcountysmith Oh yes, Mr Kinzing. Play me your lo-fi banjo (or ukelele - my ears cannot discern), and weave it into a soundscape of such beauty. I am yours forever. Well, until you go all synth on me... Favorite track: Discontent.
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juneleaf i want to crawl inside this record and never, ever come out. Favorite track: Discontent.
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Loose Morals Luvspugs I feel encompassed when listening to this album, like that of waking up on a warm winter morning watching the snow from within a warm blanket and behind a large window. Wonderfully embracing and the lyrics honest and thoughtful. Favorite track: Rejoicing.
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wonderdog EXCELLENT!!! Gets straight to the heart and mind. What a wonderful piece of work this album is!! Favorite track: Remember Your Entire Life.
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Reaching Out 03:30
Like some new champion with a handkerchief in hand I keep the artifacts held tight to me Though they may change through time In shades of loving light On the leafy floor, I still take them out sometimes Always thinking, “Oh, the things that I would do!” But Brother, Sister, oh, the frightened one is you You can give up that feeling that fills your heart I’m reaching out to be made new
The Warmth 03:31
I'll stop measuring the time in blurry fantasy How long it's been now I won't be buried underground with the rest of it My walls they are barren now White-washed and empty A corporeal spectre Walking on the wooden floor Should we have said more? I was bellowing out in the cold We want for the Warmth!
Some Storms 04:32
That is not the desire of my heart Though I do not know my own life It is not this dark You breathe in light greens Around and in your eyes And though we sit inside life still goes on around the city So I sit, yawning with the ghosts of old men with other languages written inside their bones And you looked sharp I made it known that it was not okay And though we sit inside life still goes on
Discontent 02:30
And I will wait for the day I will not say your name out loud again The discontentment Is not a way That I have made
We Arose 03:07
I am not a wolf I am not the hunter Though that is the way That I was made Going softly now through the caves Collecting skins and dust In the darkest place And in the dark We arose! In the dark We lit up again! Oh, sun and moon In the land and in the water Hunger and then being fulfilled Are you satisfied? And in the dark We arose And we know not what we do
If your arms stay filled up In a circle around space I still walk here with my fists held up Wrapped around what I do not say If there is dust in your hair There is more of it here I am full of your waning It holds my hands And it says: "Where are you now?" Living here in this! I remember all of it now How I am here
The Swell 01:53
You opened up the swell then there it stayed Thunder shakes us now in the same place The way it is now nothing goes to waste Thunder shakes us now in the same place The cold might come in through the walls again And will I still be looking for you then? When dark clouds come the sky is filled with them What warmth I held has gone away again
Rejoicing 03:21
Built legs to hold it up They collapsed under the weight And we are strong enough To live right now What swells, what sudden squalls? The cloudy self that I lay down What are you hunting now? I am rejoicing
I know you are not You are not another part of me Come back to me now I know how it will be as it is meant to Waiting for my skin to reclaim it And there will be seasons now There will be seasons now


Written and recorded at Home late - early winters of 2010
Paul Kintzing - instruments, singing, words
Shelly Lites - singing on Discontent and We Arose
Joan Perez - singing on Discontent and We Arose
Nathan Hexom - bowed saw on Remember Your Entire Life
Joe Ford - hand percussion, clarinet, and saxophone on We Arose, percussion on There Will Be Seasons
J.R. "Loman" Knowles - singing on Remember Your Entire Life

Mastered by Cody Munholland and Paul Kintzing


released February 15, 2011

contact : germanerrormessage@gmail.com


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German Error Message is the songwriting & recording project of Nashville-based musician, engineer, and producer Paul Kintzing.

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