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© 2014 Avenue Victor Hugo Music
Words—Sean "Phred" Hennessey
Music—Avenue Victor Hugo
Recorded by Pat Kearns at PermaPress Studios, Portland, OR


Let me tell you a story
Where I don't know why
Only one in twenty
Is going to survive

They'll have an election
Of who should go first
Then one of the twenty
Is tasting the curse

And now in the story
An hour has passed
And one of the twenty
Is trapped and then gassed

Another is running
Away for his life
A third stands watching
As the fourth feels the knife

Horror story
Make it a gory
Fucking ride
Get filled with elation
Lose your inclination
To fight for your life

We'll peek through the slats of
The shutters held fast
As one of the twenty
Is breathing his last

And after the carnage
Our blood lust is slaked
The last of the twenty
Has forever to face

Horror story
Make it a gory
Fucking ride

A manifestation
A mass molestation
Of hard swallowed pride

We'll tell you a story
Without any warning
That it's full of lies

We'll give you a hero
We're laughing like Nero
You burn in the night


from Signs & Traces, released July 18, 2014
Drums, backing vocals: Chris Lytsell
Bass, backing vocals: Kiley Henner
Guitar, vocals: Sean "Phred" Hennessey



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Avenue Victor Hugo Portland, Oregon

Avenue Victor Hugo has been tearing up Portland, OR since they formed in 2011. A power trio, they mix up rock, pop, metal, and 70's psych into one big ball of sound. AVH is well worth the investigation.

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