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During our second studio session, we recorded these four songs, three of which were used for 'proper' releases: two (Godspeed and Son, you sure...) for a split 12" with Mio, and one (Always throwing parties) for the Connections II 12" 6-way split with Suis la Lune, The Saddest Landscape, Kias Fansuri, Isaïah, and Adorno. For our 2010 tour with Mio, we made a CD-R tour EP limited to 35 copies, including the fourth track (My shotgun...).


released April 30, 2010



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Captain, your ship is sinking Netherlands

CAPTAIN, YOUR SHIP IS SINKING was founded by five friends with a shared passion for atmospheric, intense and loud music. Drawing from a wide range of influences, the captain played mid-tempo screamo relying on both melodic delicacy and sludgy heaviness. The band played its 60th and final show in April 2012. ... more

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Track Name: Always giving parties to cover the silence
Drive she said. Off we went. And all words were left behind. All thoughts died (this time). Turn around. Face this wreck. Curse this witch somehow, curse this ship. But let’s carry on. So let’s carry on. And this is what you wanted. Well this is what we’ve got. All these wasted memories, denied fairytales. Take me home. I am so sick of figures, so take me home. I waste (too much) time. I’m sorry to let you know that things go the way they go but there were some promises we’ve made last year. I watched every movie to understand this scene. And I read every book to write these words. I’m always running to close this gap. I’m always running to cover the silence. I have been around this city, and it’s killing my dreams. And still I have thoughts about the silent run. This rain will keep falling, and we only face the death. The reason I am falling this time is all because I can’t bear all of this loss. So take me. Away. Give me some air again. And I’m watching how this world turns. I watch it all fall. But since this town gave up I guess I don’t have much of a choice. And it’s always and always (the) silence. It’s always the space. The words I don’t have. The loss, this weight, the long walk to the cross. You’d better call a doctor this time. We’ve got a man down. The bullet is always right. No cure, it’s the wound that never heals. Almost buried but let’s try it once again.
Track Name: My shotgun is better than yours
And I am this drunk artist, I’ll draw too much. I fell like I’m losing grip, so I run and run. And that night I fought. You took my sleep. All the time I wasted. All this loss of love. At night we danced. At night we crawled. At night you finished it once and for all. It’s so hard to grow, it’s so hard to gain. After all this time. Now all is said and done. All is crucified, but I hold a grudge. After all these words.
Track Name: Godspeed to you, Pola Negri
Is this all you are. Have you sold out your soul. I have the mother of all your conclusions. Where is the father, bring me the son. So tell me all your secrets. Where do you hide your scars. And I have the father of all our illusions. Where is the mother, so I kill the son. I am the voice of the lost and the golden age. I am the tears that have (been) shed today. Let’s move away from this circus and this strange town. Just take me away. Just drive, just drive. You better be sure you wanna know what you wanna know. Cause when it’s over I’ll curse your life. Before you enter this ship say the secret words. Give me the names. Diet. Starving. Keep on starving, keep your dream. But I will tell you now that I will rip your heart away. Off with your head. It’s all your fault but you threw the blame on me. It’s all your fault, I’ve got knives in my eyes. It’s all your fault, but you threw the blame at me. It’s all your fault, it’s all your fault. Keep on starving, keep this dream. But I will tell you now, that I will rip your heart away. Off with your head. I shoot silver bullets, I’ll drink all of your blood. I hate the father of all our illusions, so bring me the mother, bring me the son. The night I plotted a scheme. Where I hide all your bones. I am the mother of all your illusions. Give me the father, let’s kill the son. I’ll crush your faith. I’ll slay your dreams. Keep me from hell. Keep me from saving you.
Track Name: Son, you sure you know what you are going to dig up when you open that grave?
Wait forever, she said. And I’m doing it some more. This burden had got its fathers’ eyes. And I’m doing it so well. Close this theatre, show’s done. But I wanted some more. All this grudge I bear, it’s all yours. It’s always your right. All these could haves and would haves. Where is my own should have. In the end, you’re alright. But it’s always the night. End of the line. I am undone. I want the dream to be dead. End of this line. And time comes, oh how time comes. How time comes to fix the hurt. Your demons in my night. It’s always the night. Your blood makes me feel so scared. So whisper that everything’s fine. And just to be sure about fate. Shall we drive a stake right through her heart. Tonight! I will bury her again. This time! I will fight like hell. This line! I will set it all to flames. Tonight! I fight like hell. Shall we drive a stake trough her heart?