Demon Box


The wind blows the hair from your face
while you’re waiting by the porch
on this July sunny day
I see from the look in your eyes that you’re worried:
will he come today?

You won’t be here tomorrow morning,
but you said that yesterday as well
I bet I’ll see you here all summer:
waiting for the one who went away

The blueberry-dress is the one you’ll be wearing,
cos that’s the one that he said he liked
and maybe tomorrow he’ll be returning,
and all will be alright

you won’t be here...............etc

tuning (L to H): approx  E A D G B E 
personnel: Geb-acc g
                 Bent-acc g,lead voc
words: Sæther
music: Sæther


With words big as headlines,
the Gospel according to you
is broadcast on frequencies
too frequent to see through
but you’ve got 
Nothing to say (x3) to me
Nothing to say  (x4)

I just can’t relate to your world,man:
there’s nothing in it for me
The things you take for granted
I still don’t wanna see
cos you’ve got

Nothing to say...........etc

I’ll take you down to a river
and show you how it flows
and tell you a story
and watch you grow
cos I’ve got 

something to say (x3) to you
Something to say (x8)
to you...........

tuning (L to H): C# F# B E G# C#
personnel: Geb-d
                 Snah-g’s,Coral electric sitar,voc
                 Bent-b,organ b,lead voc,perc
words: Sæther
music: Sæther


It’s feedtime
every dog has its day
the hand that feeds you
is the hand that can take it away
blind leads blind leads

so die away
you can float in your endless sea
we’re past prime-evil
we’re way past pleasantries
blind leads blind leads

the choir has a song ready
that I know many of you’ve heard before

on a plate
entity’s forgotten
you eat anyhow

in a war
reason’s not important
you kill anyhow

in a jam
you get out
that’s how it is

why should you care?
I dont know anymore’s feedtime,man

The thorough rape......... 

tuning (L to H): C# F# B E G# C#
personnel: Geb-d
                 Snah-g’s,extremely frustrated screams... 
                 Death prod-samples
words: Sæther
music: Sæther ,Ryan & Gebhardt


Face the situation
life is not so easy
death & loneliness

tuning (L to H): C# F# B E G# C#
personnel: Geb-d
words: some awful norwegian top 40- / tanz band that Lars had had to
     record sometime,but the title was ours.
music: Sæther
NOTE: This song was left out of the cd running order in order to
             fit the album on one cd. sad but true-get the vinyl,loser!


I hate you 
cause you’re so perfect
and you make me feel so lost
I love you
because you’re all
that I never was

  You,you had it all
  while I just shut the door
  and you,you climbed your mountains
  while I just floated ashore

tell me how you do it
show me how it works
tell me all the stories
so that  I may never be hurt




tuning (L to H): C# F# B E G# C#
personnel: Geb-d
                Bent-b,acc g’s,lead voc
words: Sæther
music: Sæther 


Allright,so maybe I dreamed it all
but the blisters on my skin they tell me different
bad dreams-sugarcoated tabs fom hell
drowning in the wishing well I save for you

        stone cold sweat
        I bleed to death every night
        something here ain’t exactly right
        someone turn the wheel before I drown
        beneath your  mountain

oh,it’s so strange
sometimes I see these things
that don’t exist
beyond my dreams.............

wake up,with nerves sprayed on the wall
there’s a saint across the hall,but she’s not at home now
empty-too full of fear to fill up
too far gone to stop,too scared to move


tuning (L to H): C# F# B E G# C#
personnel: Geb-d
                Bent-b,lead voc,taurus,perc
                Death prod-echomachines,and other goodies
words: Sæther
music: Sæther,Ryan,Gebhardt,Lien,Sten
NOTE: This song was also taken off the cd-version of  da Box
             due to space limit. It still fuckin’ annoys me.


The swans are arriving
the moon is on the rise
warm winds are blowing
the bite from winters white lies
the nights smell of blossoms
making me forget the decay
I swear almost choked me
this tuesday in May

show me your nightmares
I’ll give your dreams
«nothing» is always
a lot more than it seems........

tuning (L to H): E A D G B E 
personnel: Geb-ARP axxe
                 Snah-acc & electric g’s
                 Bent-acc g,synth b,voc
words: Sæther
music: Sæther with Ryan

NOTE: when we recorded this song,we wiped an earlier take of
«mountain». »T.M.» being a bit shorter,the mid-section of « M.» was
left on the tape,and made a cool inntermezzo between «T.M.» and
«Loneliness». Neat,huh?


A song Moondog recorded for his second CBS album in 1969.
Our version was based on Big Brother & The Holding Company’s
cover from their first (Mainstream) album.Janis does a good job,
but the original still rules. Get it!

tuning (L to H): E E E E B E  (capo on third fret)
personnel: Geb-d,perc
                 Snah-electric g,violin,voc
                 Bent-acc g,lead voc,perc,cymbals
                 Vegard Moen-Coral electric sitar
music: Moondog


How come you’re never there
when I’m on the floor
to pick me up or to kick my ass or what?
I don’t think you care
cos when you walk out the door
you always seem to leave the deepest cut

         come on in
         don’t you think I know the answer?
         let me show you
         how the story goes
         come on into
         this void I call my castle
         live it up
         I won’t be stepping on your toes

going home-time breedes misunderstanding
I always seem to misunderstand the most
walk the tightrope and you won’t break your neck fallin’
but it’s my death warrant that you’ve nailed upon the post

you always seem to leave the deepest cut.............

tuning (L to H): E A D G B E 
personnel: Bent-voc,g
words: Sæther
music Sæther


See «Soothe» for lyrics

Re-recording of Step Inside from «Soothe».
None of us were really satisfied W/the «metal»-version,
so we decided to have another go.Today I think I prefer
the original,but as a mood-piece and in this context,this one
works remarkably well.

tuning (L to H): E A D G B E 
personnel: Geb-acc g
                Snah-acc g
                Bent-taurus, toy piano, voc
                Death prod-synth b,samples
words: Sæther
music: Sæther


Metallic cocaine be-bop
sonic rainbow child
scizophrenia on the mainline
watch the bugs thrive on your hide
        I need you like I need gangrene  (x2)
        Demon box  (x3)

I saw you carve Love on your knuckles
but Madness never equals Style
more fun east of Eden
when inches turn to miles
         I need you like I need gangrene  (x2)
         too rotten to ever be forgotten,
         the afterlife’s secure,now go away!
         Demon box  (x3)

«It was love» said the father 
«It was pride» said the wife         
«It was duty» said the girlchild
but I know who held the knife......
         I need you...............................etc

tuning (L to H): C# F # B E G# C#
Geb-d,ARP axxe
Snah-electric g’s
Death prod-taurus,samples,various machines making lotsa noise
Winifried & Arvid Ryan-piano & violin in a vintage recording from 1966.


your son’s wasted,mama
and he don’t care if you don’t
he’s hurting when he’s concious,
annd forgetting when he’s stoned
there’s too much confusion
and too much pain
your bastard son blew it again
disillusion is the name of the game
try playing wounded when there’s noone to blame
pride is the mouse and pride is the cat
why do you all have to be like that?

Babylon,oh Babylon
your gardens have pools in them now
Babylon,oh Babylon
the TV-set’s your holy cow

the neighbours kid,mama
he OD’d last night
I guess something here just ain’t quite right......

tuning (L to H): C# F# B E G# C#
personnel: Geb-d
                Snah-g’s,lead voc
words: Sæther
music: Sæther


I know this strange man that lives in a basement
I always see him each morning at noon
my grandma says that he’s very frightened
and when he sees me,he whistles a tune
         Mr Butterclut
         Mr Clutterbutt
         Mr Butterclut
         Mr Who?

tuning (L to H): ?
personnel: Geb-g,voc
                Bent-b,lead voc
words: Sæther & Ryan
music: Gebhardt
NOTE: The third song left off the cd version of the box.A pity,cos
             it makes the whole thing better.


11 days so far this week
I’ve been locked up in my cage
too far too soon to get the mail
you maybe sent to me
I still listen at the door
when I hear someone outside
to hear that knock of yours 
would really knock me off my feet

         I never dreamed that it could hurt so much 
         thought that I could care so much
         hoped that you would stay so much
         and never slide away............

would you talk to me again
if I told you how it hurt 
to see you slide away and fade away 
and die away from me
would you look at me and laugh 
if I told you that I miss you
and I wish you would come back again
and stay this time


I’ll be back in a day ,you said
but you’re not coming back anyway
you crush me like an ant beneath your heels
cos you just don’t know how it feels........

There’s no way you could relate
cos I know that all you hate
is found within the doors
that seperate the world and me
Junior’s wailing behind walls
that are built by clarion calls
to change the way you feel,
the way think and how you are


tuning (L to H): C# F# B E G# C#
personnel: Geb-d
                 Snah-electric g’s,
                 Bent-b,voc,acc g’s
words: Sæther        music: Sæther

PLAN # 1

Queen bitch,slut child
I know you so well
you gave it all away,sister-
you gave it all away
but I know your eyes........

you’re just like me

naked and abused
I’ve seen you all before
cos you gave it all away
you raped your own pride.....
      you put too much slack on your live wire
      saw too many thrills that killed your desire
      too many nights that paled your complexion
      and made you a «nigger» in their conception of life        
....just like me
you’re just like me

see that creep
couldn’t you just smash his face?
still don’t understand
what he’s doing in this place
I know I didn’t
when I was him
when I was him....

you’re just like me.

tuning (L to H): C# F# B E G# C#
personnel: Geb-d
                 Bent-b,lead voc
words: Sæther (song)
            Burt  (poem-to be printed at a later date)
music: Sæther ,Ryan


Anything I can do for you,sir?

Anything I can do for you ,sir
         Bet you’ve heard that all your life
         of course it’s not your fault
         anything at all ,sir?
         I’ve waited all my life ,sir
         to waste my life for you ,sir!
I can’t take it no more

Anything I can do for you ,sir?
         I wouldn’t have it any other way
         I enjoy the pity inyour smile so,well
         anything at all,sir?
         go ahead and patronise me,shove me
         around and critisise me!
I can’t take it no more

no more -no more
anything I can do for you,sir?

tuning (L to H): C# F# B E G# C#
personnel: Geb-d
                 Death prod-samples
words: Sæther
music: Sæther  with Ryan & Gebhardt


see Waiting For The One for lyrics

This is the way this song was meant to be
when we wrote it-the «folksy» version was
just an afterthought and recorded for fun,
hell; we weren’t even shure we wanted to include the thing!
But we did,and everyone is happy with it,so............
tuning (L to H): C# F# B E G# C#
personnel: Geb-d
                Snah-g’s,voc,some righteously insane screamig......
                Bent-b,g-fills,lead voc
words: Sæther
music: Sæther
and listen-we’re there to help you..............................

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