"Branches/Bones" is the first track on the 2016 EP Not The Actual Events.
- Not The Actual Events
This is the only known version.
"Branches/Bones" made its live debut at the first show of the I Can't Seem To Wake Up 2017 tour. It appeared on all but one of the shows of that tour, and at most shows on the first half of the Europe + Asia 2018 tour, but was infrequent throughout the Cold And Black And Infinite Tour.
Still can make out pieces with the opening sewed shut Yeah, parts of me are slowing down and time is speeding up Spiders crawling everywhere, infected Japanese You can tell all your friends you're just a tourist But you can't understand what they've planned until you try to leave Feels like I've been here before Yeah, I don't know anymore And I don't care anymore Feels like I've been here before Cold and black and infinite with nothing left to lose If you try to keep the flies away, the makeup hides the bruise Her branches are the bones that break, become a perfect line And no, he won't be just a man who's Sometimes He won't be just a man who's Sometimes Feels like I've been here before Yeah, I don't know anymore And I don't care anyway I think I recognize Yes, I have been here before Yeah, I don't care anymore Don't give a fuck anymore Yeah, I don't care
The following line appears in digital files tags, but not sung, after "cold and black and infinite...":
glassy bending flexible
As well as the following, after "try to keep the flies away...":
why are you here right now? i don't think you're supposed to be reading this
Additional lyrics embedded in some versions of the EP, but not appearing in the song itself:
one way or another but the way things have a way finding order almost everything of you yes i have been here before yes i guess thought i was my proven false in false in one all of you but the way actual events a way of finding mattered what i thought of finding order almost of you i guess have a way of comfort in the past events but the way like I’ve been here the past not the but the way i of myself has proven before allowing myself to almost everything i thought events but the way sense of comfort in what i thought i have a way of actual events but the mattered what i thought the actual events but the actual events but been here before allowing of myself has proven in one way guess things have a of finding order almost my definition of myself you all of you myself to feel a feel a sense of thought i was my thought mattered what i have proven false to remember them and comfort in the past and you all of way of finding order you i guess things all of you i of myself has proven of myself has proven the way i choose in one way or i guess things have order almost everything i myself to feel a not the actual events in the past not remember them and you feels like I’ve been you i guess things i thought mattered what here before allowing myself way i choose to of finding order almost of finding order almost or another and you all of before allowing myself to allowing myself to feel way of finding order of myself has proven my definition of myself please go away from here please all of you i past not the actual like I’ve been here in one way or myself has proven false guess things have please go please please please yes i have been here before yes i have been here b
Descrambled, these lyrics form the below coherent text:
feels like i've been here before yes, i have been here before allowing myself to feel a sense of comfort in the past not the actual events but the way i choose to remember them and you i guess things have a way of finding order almost everything i thought mattered my definition of myself what i thought of you has proven false in one way or another please all of you go away from here please