The Underground Man

by Drew Worthley

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With thanks to Fyodor for the inspiration, Notes From Underground.
And to Phil Wilkinson for letting me co-write with this beast of a riff.

Check out the amazing video by Kevin McGloughlin



We are born dead, ceased to be sons of living fathers
Content with the taste of sin and with shame
Dancing with dread in a bourgeois dream

I’m lost and I’m found fracturing underground
All the glory that you are is but dust of dying stars

Princes and knaves fault cowardice for good sense and wisdom
We find comfort in deceiving ourselves
Crumbling malaise is our vaudeville doom

(For sin and for shame)
Not sinner nor saint
(Deceiving ourselves)
Not hero nor rogue


released September 16, 2015
Music by Phil Wilkinson & Drew Worthley
Lyrics by Drew Worthley


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Crafter of a curious blend of cerebral indie-pop with a twist of lyrical Americana. Newly released sophomore record 'CRUCIBLE' has been acclaimed by Louder Than War as 'one of the albums of the year without doubt.' The 'blisfully atypical' collection of songs have been receiving regular airplay on BBC 6 Music, BBC London and BBC Introducing, ... more

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