For the Killers

from by Unwoman

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  • Compact Disc (CD) + Digital Album

    CD in digipack with full lyrics sheet and matchbook (matchbook is for US only, can't be mailed overseas)

    Includes unlimited streaming of The Fires I Started via the free Bandcamp app, plus high-quality download in MP3, FLAC and more.
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      $14.99 USD or more 

     

  • Record/Vinyl + Digital Album

    Double-LP, gatefold with full lyrics. Comes with set of postcards.

    Includes unlimited streaming of The Fires I Started via the free Bandcamp app, plus high-quality download in MP3, FLAC and more.
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    edition of 550 

      $25 USD

     

  • USB Flash Drive + Digital Album

    Crystal USB with red LED and 8GB capacity. Shiny clear acrylic & brushed steel. Contains 24+ hours of Unwoman's music including My Kingdom As Great; Uncovered Volume 3; Selected Songpoems; both regular & instrumental versions of Circling, The Fires I Started, and Casualties; several other original and covers albums & EPS; the dark-ambient EP, IDTWS; and bonus tracks not available anywhere else. Does not contain the newest subscription-only songs.

    Files are very high quality 320 kbps mp3s, but fans who prefer lossless may request download codes for FLAC files.

    Includes unlimited streaming of My Kingdom As Great via the free Bandcamp app, plus high-quality download in MP3, FLAC and more.
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      $60 USD or more 

     

  • Compact Disc (CD) + Digital Album

    Box-set trilogy in slipcase, limited edition of 300, including Casualties (2010), The Fires I Started (2012), and Circling (2014).

    Includes unlimited streaming of The Fires I Started via the free Bandcamp app, plus high-quality download in MP3, FLAC and more.
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    edition of 300  12 remaining

      $40 USD

     

lyrics

I am all raccoon eyes, I am peacock-colored flesh
I am supple parchment, my skin a palimpsest

In red filigree the madmen carve their illustrious names
And with clumsy blue marks in quick succession stake their claims

No no nobody can own me
This is my only authority
My my my body is mine to poison
It is my gift for the killers to cut open

I am drying eyes, I am fading green-yellow flesh
I am brittle parchment, a bleached palimpsest

Living each wound again as a first kiss
Clasping tightly memories of myriad fists

This sovereignty is all that’s sacred to me
This is the key to kicking tyranny

credits

from The Fires I Started, released August 16, 2012

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Unwoman San Francisco

Unwoman is a San Francisco-based cellist-singer-songwriter. Layered with skillful cello, rich vocals, and electronically arranged beats, her solo music is a futuristic homage to her classical training. Unwoman has been featured at steampunk, goth, and sci-fi-related events all over North America and has performed with Abney Park, Rasputina, Voltaire, Amanda Palmer, Stripmall Architecture... ... more

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