Eden Is Emptied

from BARDS: Of The Morning Star by BARDS

  • Mystic Tape Deck successfully funded production of this 50 Page illustrated full color book and companion 16 song CD via Kickstarter in 2019:


    The book is a collection of reprints of several recruitment pamphlets issued by an underground musical/spiritual cult known as the "Cloak Of Nazili" in the early 1970's - complete lyrics with full color plates of original artwork by PS Perkins.

    This edition serves as the minerval guide to the Cloak, a mere introduction to the the world of and beyond the confines of one of the world's most underground, elusive and bizarre hermetic cults. A basic cosmogony and foundation of the surface mythology is cryptically laid out for eager believers and bold adventurers alike. A fusion of reality and fantasy, a "megafictional" blend of myth and fact that at once seeks to explain not only our current place and predicament as a species, but how we got here, and where we might be headed.

    What secrets will the next installment hold?
    What new strange and esoteric truths are waiting to be revealed?


    Includes unlimited streaming of BARDS: Of The Morning Star via the free Bandcamp app, plus high-quality download in MP3, FLAC and more.
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The gathering of final followers in Ecuador find themselves without a home to return to as the Shining One secretly hatches an escape plan of his own.


We could not catch them We were just too slow
Were we just too high We had sunk so low
We were just too numb We were still so bold
Were we just too young We’re always too old

Our light was so bright We were too uptight
It went on too long We were all so wrong
This floating rock Is a ticking clock and
No one is driving We keep surviving

Now Eden is empty, there’s no way to go home
Eden is emptied, there’s no place to run home to

We could not stop them It was too easy
We were too dizzy We were too busy
Speak for the meek And sharpen my beak
Feast on the meat and fall down in the street

Climb in my rocket Ladders in locket
Chain on the sprocket Lights in the socket
Why they betrayed me Sorry they played me
They tried to trade me They were what made me

And Eden is empty, there’s no way to go home
Eden is emptied, there’s no place to run home to


from BARDS: Of The Morning Star, released October 31, 2019

All guitars, bass, synths, programming, vocals: PS Perkins
All drums and percussion: R Thomas


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