• Artist: Monuments
  • Title: Silver Star
  • Genre: Rock - Experimental/Post-Rock
  • Mood: Down/Dark/Melancholic, Aggressive/Edgy
  • Speed: Medium Fast (95-130)
  • Instruments: Real Drums/Drum Kit, Electric Guitar (Clean, Overdriven), Bass
  • Track type: Lyric - Full Length
  • Date added: 10/5/2010
  • Lyric themes: Fear, Anger Hatred, Rebellious, Murder, War, Courage
  • Lyrics: There's pleasure and pain They're all the same While underground plates Are shifting Shifting with me And really this place It's a jungle by the sea With soldiers Armored tanks Fatigues And me I'd love to lie I'd love to lie in her concrete But it's a little cold It's a little colder than sand And I must lie down I must lie down now And we we won't look away And I will return this fire We're born to die And they'll train you to kill They'll train you to kill with a smile and a wave I'll never be awarded silver star
  • Keywords: aggressive, Bass, Guitar, Pump Picks - January 2011
  • Ending type: End Sustain

About Monuments


Brooklyn, NY United States

In the winter of 2008, Monuments drove north to begin laying down tracks for their debut album. Surrounded by snow, in a studio in Woodstock, many of the songs they recorded had begun as lyrical inquiries: singer Gabriel Berezin, 10 minutes late to work, watched an airplane fly through his office window in the World Trade Centers on Sept 11, 2001.

Monuments' lineup took form over the intervening years; in came drummer Mike Cook, followed by ...

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