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Understanding who you are is equivalently hard to knowing where you stand and navigation by the stars. I think I’ll stay right here and wait for the weather to clear. Understanding who you are is equivalently hard to knowing where you stand and understanding girls. I think I’ll stay right here and wait for the weather to clear. I hear the sound of the city sleep. I feel the roll of the ocean deep and see the faces on the trains. Can you tell me where you stand? No but I can tell you something. Can you tell me who you are? I can’t put that into words. Who are the people on the trains? Same as the people in the cars? How will you get back to Duquesne? Navigation by the stars.

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from Captains of Industry, Captains of War, released October 21, 2014

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The Successful Failures Trenton, New Jersey

With a name borrowed from a Jack London short story, an indie rock work ethic, and a penchant for melody, harmony, and heart- in-your-mouth-foot-on-your-sleeve lyrics The Successful Failures burst onto the scene out of the NJ pinelands in 2006. TSF has released 5 full length CDs full of songs about vikings, armadillos, old cars, murder, prison, fences, and girls. ... more

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