An aggressive instrumental to begin with, the odd-meter frenzy mellows out towards the end and a song to a lost friend emerges. The melody is doubled by a bass guitar against quickly arpeggiated dissonant chords.
why do you never fall?
how did you keep the remains,
hidden so away from
all of us?
why did you think I would turn away so easy?
Is that why you never sleep?
how could you run with a crowd
who can't know, or would ever understand the meanings
of the answers you bled and held tightly to your heart?
why can't you come with me?
did you think nobody dare,
fall into the open flame
My hands are both burnt.
from Whore's Breakfast,
released August 11, 2013
David Campbell: guitar, bass, keyboards, drums and vocals.
Steeped in dark cinematic soundscapes and complex, turn-on-a-dime arrangements, The Rebel Wheel features a frenetic mix of
rock aggression, complex compositions and unpredictable odd-meter vamps. Originally formed in 1991 as a fusion-based midi ensemble, the floating lineup has gradually focused on a modern, more performance-oriented, genre-blending Prog....more