Keep Your Hands Busy : Volume 1

by The Shills

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released May 2, 2012

The Shills are:
Bryan Murphy
James Zaner
Dave Sicilian
Ryan Jackson

All music by The Shills, all lyrics by Bryan Murphy
Keyboards by Bryan Murphy
Eric Ryrie plays guitar on tracks 1,2, and 3
Recorded and mixed by Scott Riebling in Raynham, MA
Mastered by Tom Waltz at Waltz Mastering
Artwork by Logan Faerber



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The Shills Boston, Massachusetts

The Shills have been steadily building a loyal following of acolytes over the course of their seven -plus years together based primarily on their explosive dynamism and Swiss-like precision on stage.
The Shills newest EP "Keep Your Hands Busy", produced by Scott Riebling (Fall Out Boy, Cobra Starship, We The Kings) was released May 2nd, 2012. It brings a whole new scope of sound to the table.
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Track Name: Honest Answers
One's honest answers
Are far more precious, to me
Than any form of
Infatuation, I decree

Going nowhere these days
Going on and on these days
I'm chasing my mind down like a child

Why are they so scared?
Why are they dreaming wide awake?
When I see the worlds eyes
It's like the horizon is so far away

Going nowhere these days
Going on and on these days
I'm chasing my mind down like a child

it's never really tied down
And it never really could be

Have I been evil?
Have I been heartless? I can't tell
I don't feel evil
then maybe I can never tell
Track Name: Move A Mountain
I think my hand could take a day
Don't you think?
I think my feet could take an hour
Don't you think?

But it's all the same to me

I think and edge could take a minute
Don't you think?

But it's not the same to me
I can still hear you breathe

I think my mind could take a second
Don't you think?

I think everybody sees
That it's not the same to me

By the hand is slow
By the foot is cruel
By the edge is messy
By the mind it will be
As a better man I could move this mountain

Oh I see movement inside vest
A heart beating in a chest
So it takes a better man to see
I'll just have to let you breathe
Track Name: Nectar Perfect
So fed up with the boredom
I need distraction
So filled up, my tired heart, from treading water

It gets me every time
Make me numb

Turn your head, a sexy lady needs a healing
Turn it on, it's nector perfect, and lubricated

It's my cure for pain
Cause I'm always broken
It's my cure for the expectations, and being alone

So hold me under the hammer thunder facing up
Because I'd rather see it coming

My demons make my empty glasses
Track Name: Object Through Object
Taking one option to have
Or an object through an object

It's an object through an object in motion

To be fair there are reasons to just flee
They are coming to get me

Tell me your options
It's so easy but I can't even tell, oh no

Can you open up? Why me?
Can you level up? Why me?