Shallow Words

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Don’t scoff, I can hear it from a mile off
Open trespass in the places we call sacred
Oh, the chains have come undone
Now the firing range is open and the critics have their fun

One man speaks for many, in a dead pan
Even though he’s self elected
Yet the public takes it in
Like they’re hearing mission statements on my view of faith and sin

A call to all!
You know you’re hearing shallow words fall out their mouths
A call to all!
To know the difference between
Truth and a good show

Now you’re blaming God for all the tenure
Hearing catcalls from the preacher to the faithful
Whom they look to for a sign
Oh the problem isn’t holy, yeah the problem is mankind

Kind and nice
A suit won’t make you any better than you’d like
A call to all!
To know you’re hearing shallow words fall out your mouths


from Assouf, released October 21, 2016
Recorded, mixed, and engineered by Aaron Hellam at Hellam Sound studios in Oakland, CA.

Mastered by Massive Mastering.

Guitar & Vocals - Nik Bartunek
Bass - Ryan Blair
Drums - Danny Martinez

Keyboards by Brian Graves

Single artwork by the mighty Evan Leal



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Picture Atlantic is an alternative rock band with an explosive sound and an openhearted approach to songcraft.

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