A Cowards Ambush

by Rise Of The Ziggurat

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This EP is a collection of four songs written and rewritten between January 2010 and December 2011. There are various themes and influences that are never really consistent.


released December 7, 2011

Mike - Music
Daz - Art
Family and some friends for support.


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Track Name: Mute
Fortunately for me
Fortunately for me
I got it wrong
But not falling down

Tales of a tragedy
Tales of a tragedy
Cannot dwell apon

Theres no chance to run away
From yourself
Everything has grown old
With secrets left to tell

To forfill curiosoty
To acheive that harmony
Invested in beliefs
Meaningless but pure

Theres no chance to run away
From myself
Just observe things from afar
'Cause we have greater wealth

Fail to wonder
Fail to understand why
It only means
Another chance has gone

Pathetic idols
Worshipped in their cages
Its hard to know just where the deck belongs

Fortunately for me
Fortunately for me
Nothing stays the same
And nothings what it appears to be
Track Name: A Cowards Ambush
What do anons do?
When the past creeps up on you
Just smile and walk away
For all remaining days

A sad state of affairs
The wounds they will still tear
Understand we might
One day have to fight

Spend more time listening
Find a new direction
Refuse what they are offering

Its hard to watch the world
Around us fall apart
Her silent destruction
Aids a weakened heart

An endless love affair
Suppressing those who care
Morals lonely plight
Is fading out of sight

So spend more time listening
Then refuse to fit in
Question every little thing

And things appear much clearer now
But its hard to stay awake
'Cause all their words are joined to form more lies,
For war, for money and promised cake.

The speech I used segments from -
Track Name: Enough Is Enough
If there is nothing
Why pull her heart strings?
Taken for granted
Comfort we planted

Forced out
Forced in
Believe to
Believe in
Avoid, another walk alone

Snowflakes on fire
Mismatched desire
Perfect positions
Regretful decisions

Forced out
Forced in
Begin to
Believe in
Sparks fly, with words I can't forget


For time it starts
To take away
The pieces left
From yesterday
On higher ground
Or lost at sea
A tragic loss of history
To figure out
That things can change
When lives SEEM harder to arrange
Then understand
Where we went wrong
Before the lies begin
And everything's completely gone...

Out for good reason
Changes in seasons
Still analyse her
Still none the wiser

No doubt
We can win
A fresh start
On everything
And speak for us no more...
Track Name: Thank Her Unlucky Stars
So she thought you were weaker
Thank her unlucky stars
Because when all this is over
You know you'll have had your chance

So the dreams are never subtle
As long as you keep them in your head
This is no place for perfect
Just don't believe all that is said

Can all this be over
Because I've had enough
I guess we could surrender
But we're made of better stuff

A perfect sunny morning
The foghorns put to bed
To fear these early warnings
Occupies all the space in my head

Those happy beginnings
Innocence paved us a way
When all this is over
There will be nothing left to say