Pleasure Principle - Single

by Tin Toy Army

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Music by Marcus Burton and Lukas Mayo
Lyrics by Lukas Mayo
Produced by Marcus Burton and Lukas Mayo

Pleasure Principle was mastered by Blair Stagpoole. Cheers man.

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released August 27, 2015

Art based on a photograph of Thomas William Smillie (1843 - 1917)
Smithsonian's first staff photographer. Photo from the Smithsonian Institution. Designed by Marcus Burton

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Tin Toy Army Christchurch, New Zealand

We write songs about stuff and things.

Marcus Burton
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Lukas Mayo

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Track Name: Pleasure Principle
When I get home my head stays outside and it bangs upon the window while I turn on my TV
When I lie down my hands they fly off to my cellphone sending texts to al the people that hate me
When I walk outside in the morning I watch closely at the dew flicking off the toes of my shoes
I sit at bus stops and I mentally dismantle advertisements when there's no one to talk to

I once was told that I was heading straight to hell and God was closer to my eyes than sight itself
I move through life asleep, I move through life with no goal, I move through life with no concern for morale
I think I'm smart, but slightly obtuse
The sword is sharp, but the handle is loose
The principle is pleasure, the principle is pain too

I’m twiddling my thumbs
Tickling my brain and spitting out my lungs
I’m flicking off my feet
Clattering my jawbone and shattering my teeth

I was laughing then, I was laughing hard
At the jokes with the punchlines right at the start
Will I be distracted? Will I be alarmed?
At the thought that my heart will be cut in half?

I’m sorry I’m so selfish, and so immature
I’m sorry for all the advice I ignored
The principle is pleasure, the principle is pain
My body is leaving my brain

My body is leaving my brain