• Artist: The Slants
  • Title: Stranglehold
  • Genre: Pop - Electronic, Electronic - Electronic Pop
  • Mood: Down/Dark/Melancholic, Laid Back/Groovy
  • Speed: Medium Fast (95-130)
  • Instruments: Electronic Sounds/Noises, Textures/pads, Acoustic Guitar (Guitar, Banjo, Mandolin), Loops/Samples
  • Track type: Lyric - Full Length
  • Date added: 10/6/2011
  • Lyric themes: Tripping Hallucinating, Anguish Desperation, Egotism Selfishness, Self Destruction, Shooting Up, Escapism
  • Lyrics: Evil creeps to me in drones Ever demented in the clouds Put your shining light to rest with you tonight and burn Creeping like a lover’s scorn, touching clouds with witches’ tongue When you want to see it, then you want to be it And you want to be your god and you know that it is oversized, overloved, overdone and lost control Selling love for bags of gold, your heart is filthy like your soul Put your shining light to rest with you tonight
  • Keywords: pop, Glam, Youth

About The Slants

The Slants

Portland, OR United States

The Slants

They've been described as "Chinatown dance rock," but the Slants are far from a novelty act,” writes The Stranger, Seattle’s alt-rock weekly magazine. NPR’s All Things Considered states that “"It's tempting to peg the Slants in some existing Asian genre: Canto-pop, J-Metal, Viet Core....but they're not quite that simple." Incase you haven’t heard, The Slants are an Asian synth-pop band that have been melting faces off all over the country. Since the creation of the ...

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