Halfway EP

by Birch

/
  • Streaming + Download

    Includes unlimited streaming via the free Bandcamp app, plus high-quality download in MP3, FLAC and more.

      $3.69 USD

     

1.
2.
03:31
3.
03:30
4.
04:40

credits

released August 28, 2015

Songs by:
Michelle Birsky

Performed by:
Michelle Birsky
Mat Towles
Emma Munger
Aaron Hamel
Robin Shore

Produced, mixed, and mastered by:
Ariel Loh

Engineered by:
Ariel Loh
Graham Stone

Mastered by:
Justin Colletti

Recorded Stone Studio in Lakeville, CT

tags

license

all rights reserved

about

Birch Brooklyn, New York

Birch is the musical project of Michelle Birsky. With bandmate Mat Towles, Birch combines the best parts of electronica, pop, hip-hop beats, singer/songwriter, and ambient rock into a perfect lush soundscape: sleek, unique, and contemporary.

shows

contact / help

Contact Birch

Streaming and
Download help

Track Name: Fighting Words
Mind control as time goes by it's easier than you might think
Just have some kids and bring them up in the suburban North East
Teach the girls to raise their hands and teach the boys to make them laugh
Now raise the bar and raise it high and send them on the right track

Oh, keep your eyes on me
Oh, keep your head straight

Here everyone's a sucker for the white house and the cherry lawn
Make your money, grow your shrubs, and pay someone to cut them off
Walk your son to school each day and make sure that he stays in line
Keep him quiet when he sings, straighten his tie and he'll be fine

Oh, keep your eyes on me
Oh, keep your head straight

You're gonna have to
Kill somebody if ya
If you want to be heard, if you want to be heard
Track Name: Carolyn
Carolyn, it will all work out
Don't you know there was never any doubt

Oh, now you forget how'd you forgive him?
Oh, now you forget how'd you forgive him?

Lie my head on the bathroom floor
I'm the mess that you never were before

Oh, now you forget how'd you forgive him?
Oh, now you forget how'd you forgive him?

I'll stare while you're breaking
I'll hold your pieces in my hand
Track Name: Halfway
Halfway engulfed in wood
I hear a sound
And run the way back down
The mountain
Swallows me whole
And spits me out
Saying "This is our home"

This is our house
This is our home
This is our house
This is our home
This is it

Brick road
Destroyed to salt
By oak tree roots
They're reaching below
They creep in
Like your thoughts at night
They'll look you over
And then they'll fuck with your mind

This is our house
This is our home
This is our house
This is our home
This is it

Got halfway I ran the way down

This is our house
This is our home
This is our house
This is our home
This is it
Track Name: Window(less)
Lie awake while your sleeping
Count the hair upon your arm
Morning sun drowning the evening
I can’t sleep with these thoughts

Oh—

So go away from my window
I’m not your sinking barge
Go away from my window
I’m not your sinking barge
Go away from my window
I’m not your sinking barge
Go away from my window

She spends her hours in dark rooms
And takes her potion well
And lies fall out of her teeth like
She is privy to some spell

Oh—

So go away from my window
I’m not your sinking barge
Go away from my window
I’m not your sinking barge
Go away from my window
I’m not your sinking barge
Go away from my window
I’m not yours

I’m not yours