• Artist: Banquets
  • Title: Lips to the Ground
  • Genre: Rock - Indie Rock, Rock - Punk/Pop-Punk
  • Mood: Aggressive/Edgy
  • Speed: Very Fast (160 +)
  • Instruments: Distorted Guitar (Heavy, Aggressive), Real Drums/Drum Kit, Bass
  • Track type: Lyric - Full Length
  • Date added: 1/5/2012
  • Lyric themes: Struggle Hardship, Low Self-Worth, Moving On Letting Go
  • Lyrics:   Rubbing elbows, top button bottom shelf. Keep your lips to the ground and an ear to the sky while I try to taste the hell. Call it a miracle, cut the ribbon with your teeth. Dig a hole 3 deep, and bury the kids while I piss away everything That made me love, made me laugh, made me whole All this time, I’ve been here waiting. Take me all the way, all the way. Is it obvious? Is it all misleading? Take me all the way, all the way And I can’t shake the feeling, that I could get it back again The thunder and the meaning, the close ties with closer friends And I can’t shake the feeling, that I didn’t try my best And my life will never be as complete as all the rest. Head to heart, you’re fucking up And I followed it here on sinking ship I’m gonna quit one day. I’ll quit one day.
  • Keywords: aggressive, rock, angry, Bass, Guitar, Lo-Fi

About Banquets


Jersey city, NJ United States

Banquets approach to punk rock is a breath of fresh air in a crowded scene. While admittedly the band was originally formed for fun by a group of friends, Banquets’ debut 7–inch, “This Is Our Concern, Dude.”, flashes some impressive songwriting. That should come as little surprise though given the band’s pedigree. These guys have paid their dues in previous bands like Let Me Run, The Stand In, and The Banner. Those past experiences have ...

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