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Heavy song that is clearly influenced by some Porcupine Tree and perhaps some Opeth.


Close the door on the future
It's all lies and guessing games for fun
And can't you see it doesn't matter
We'll still be here with everyone

And as the children grow older
The dark world grows still colder
But the lies spread like cancer
As we search for an answer

Constant your questions come
But you don't hear from anyone
Try to change your future
But there's nothing can be done


Frightfully waiting
Carefully listening
Desperately hiding
Will they come for us today?

Closing in on our sanctuary
We'll always wonder when
We'll have to back up and say
It is time to run again



from Stenders, released October 30, 2011
All music except drums played by Sten.
Drums written and played by Anders.
Lyrics written by Becca.



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Stenders Charlottesville, Virginia

Stenders is a band started by Sten and Anders Hasselquist. It started out when the two brothers, at the suggestion of their mother, used one SM57 mic and a computer to record several improvised song to give to their extended family members during the holidays. That way, they wouldn't have to spend real money. However, the recordings actually didn't sound too bad, and something more serious evolved ... more

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