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Urizen is the embodiment of control, particularly that of the religious variety. He offers mankind the promise of order, in exchange for servitude. Tradition is more important than imagination; submission more worthy than liberation. One person's God is another person's...



Beyond your time
Foremost among my crimes
When I inspired
Your need for the Divine

Across the seas
Infecting dreams to be
Always the scheme
To suffer endlessly

I’m always here now
Open the gate; it’s getting late

Corrupted minds
Among my choicest finds
A cross of shame
You’ll bear it every time

I made this world
And you paved the stones

I’m always here now
Open the gate; it’s getting late


from Farewell Plutonia, track released July 27, 2009
Composed, arranged, performed and recorded by Casey Rae-Hunter


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The Contrarian is the alter ego of Washington, DC-based musician/producer/writer Casey Rae.

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