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One of the original Stenders songs


Keeping things pent up inside
I can't escape, can't even cry

Waiting for the break of day
The dark of night, I hide behind

Even odd it's both inside
Even there I cannot hide
But it's odd like it's a game
Nothing there is quite the same

Dream take over control my mind
But still I am trapped inside
Or false, an illusion

Above it all I watch myself
Always there, burden I bear


Someone's knocking on the door
Insistent pounding I abhor
They can see the lights are on
I withdraw in side my mind


from Stenders, released October 30, 2011
All music (except drums) written and played by Sten
Drums written and played by Anders
Lyrics written by Becca
Track remastered by Peyton Gregory



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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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