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    "A lushly recorded work with all of the dark, caterwauling menace of the heavier end of 4AD's output - at times sounding like some unholy hybrid of the Pixies and This Moral Coil."
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    ""The Only Truth Is Music" seems a brash declaration for the title of a band's debut album. But in this case though it fits perfectly. His Name Is Codeine have produced a complex, dynamic and ambitious record which is just as comfortable trawling the sleazy gutters as it is shooting for celestial highs." Peenko

    "Forsaking where you came from…no matter where that is, even if it caused you some troubles. His Name Is Codeine is here to tell you a story about that…" Sunrise Ocean Bender

    "A tonal trip that’s leading into a landscape of nightly psych rock and shoegaze, circulating somewhere between The Brian Jonestown Massacre, Velvet Underground and Spiritualized." Clank For Breakfast

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lyrics

Weatherin' my storm
I've been here before
I wonder could I hold my head up and look you in the eye
I wonder if I look to long would I go blind

Tell it like it is and don't go crawling to the bottom of some ole pit
If you're gonna start something big gotta watch it burn
You're only ever one step from a wrong turn

You would rip the heart from me if I let you
And all because I make you laugh
You would whip the legs from me and kick some dirt my way
And all because I'm not a number

Start running. Run run run
Start running. Run run run
You're only ever one step from a wrong turn
You're only ever one step from gone

Chorus

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from The Only Truth Is Music, released May 30, 2013
Ralph/Roy/Simpson

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His Name Is Codeine is a band of dark, intense, hypnotic, gloomy, pedal gazers armed with melodies to split the wall of sound noise. Debut album 'The Only Truth Is Music' released May 30th 2013....

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