The Taking

from by Within Rust

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Walkin' these streets like we got some kind of life / My buddy's sliding on the ground with a smoke, for a wife / We learned everything that we'll need to know / You're growing up too fast and I'm feeling so slow / Well the city and the shadows they go hand in hand / You got a good job but good luck paying' for the land / And the people aren't so pretty but they sure put up a front / And leave me feeling stupid Yeah they treat ya like a- / Take us all / Through all your weary proses / Stone the victim / And burn them with the roses / Tell me now / There's a light at the end / I used to feel so weightless / Now I'll never feel again / I know what's in my future and I know what's in yours / I know who wins I know I know who'll keep keeping score / And it won't be me cause I'm busy paying dues / Can't you see I'm terrified, that's why I'm haunting you / Well I never felt comfortable in my own skin / I don't like to tear it off get a glimpse of what's within / But anybody else, I wanna watch somebody die / I wanna hear their final wish, lets talk about you and I


from Light and Shadow, released January 23, 2016



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Within Rust Vancouver, British Columbia

It's a unique kind of ethic that results in songs like “Rorschach”, with a clear ode to 90's Post Hardcore, and “The Taking” a Killers esque Indie track with a nod to Pink Floyd. In mixing such disparate genres as Progressive Rock and Post-hardcore, there’s a lot of room for error, but Within Rust winds these and more into a strange and accessible Indie Rock package. ... more

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