Tightening of the Screws

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Robert: Vocal, Bass Guitar
Dean: Acoustic and Electric Guitar, Mandolin, Vocals
Dave: Novachord, Mellotron, Hammond Organ, Vocal
Dougie: Acoustic and Electric Guitar, Vocals
Steve: Drums, Vocals


Where are you as we live these separate lives
Where are you as I try to recognise
Our forgotten days that live silently
Distant memories taunt me

When did you begin
To think that this over
and lie in to my eyes?
When will I begin to let this die?

How can you break these old familiar ties?
How can you be here and not realise
All these homesick dreams that you cant see
Future fantasies haunt me

How could you begin
To say that this over
Tell me to my eyes
How can I begin to let this die?

Wiser men would say
A future can't be made
By tightening of the screws
In people you can use

Years have passed since then. In a different place.
I feel nothing now when I see your face
Too much time has passed to lay the blame
Yet seems to me you're running just the same

When will you begin
To see again it's over
I see in it your eyes
When will you begin to let it die?


from Hitchhiking to Byzantium, released May 30, 2014
Lyrics written by Robert James Moulding and David Eaton

Music written by Douglas Skene, Robert James Moulding and David Eaton


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Anubis Sydney, Australia

Anubis is a cinematic Progressive Rock band from Sydney, Australia.

The band has finished five studio albums, '230503' (2009), 'A Tower of Silence' (2011), 'Hitchhiking to Byzantium' (2014), 'The Second Hand' (2017) and an acoustic studio album, entitled 'Different Stories' scheduled for release in May 2018.

The band tour Europe for the second time in July 2018, playing in four countries.
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