Affliction

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Painful the mortality we all observe
Taking your first breath -countdown unto death.
Bodies twist like grotesque mannequins
Decades leave just a frame of decay.
Can you feel your days slipping away?
Until you're old and grey, trappped in a cage.
Scream at your face in a mirror
Your mortal life reflects fear and rage.

And I don't want to live like this
So I live my life like it's fiction.
And I don't want to live like this
The hands of time my affliction.

Now I feel like I am trapped inside
A mortal coil with too much pride.
And one day I know I'll be released
But this really is no way to live like this.
No book can provide any remedy
Affliction can't be unlocked by a key.
One day the winds will blow me unto dust
One day we'll be memories and dust.

(From the moment of birth I started to rot away
It feels like flesh traps me like a cage.
So I hope something will change someday
And not just live this life of apathy).

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from Human, released August 2, 2016
Music : D.Lovatt / J. Perry.
Lyrics : D.Lovatt

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Cortex Defect Manchester, UK

Cortex Defect was created as a continuation of former UK EBM band Kontaminant when vocalist David Ian and synth player Discordia parted ways with the rest of the band.

The band are now working towards completing their next single "Sentinel" which will be the first release to be pressed.
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