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I hope this hasn't been your worst year ever, but if it was, this song is for you.


This year, Has been
the absolute worst
I can’t wait for
January 1st
I know I've said it
Every Winter
Since 2000 and 3
But this next time around the sun’s
Is going differently

This year, nothing
Has gone as planned
Hospitals, courtrooms
A couple more dead friends
And I know that we feel defeated
But that’s now in the past
There’s another realm
Right here within our grasp

I am as warm as whiskey
Under these Christmas lights
Chapped lips, black lungs have had enough
But Like the stars up overhead
The future's bright, I can tell
Cause there ain’t nowhere left
To go but up

This year, Has been
Absolutely cursed
Bad news, flows like
Rivers in reverse
But when the ground stops Shaking
And the lives have been rebuilt
we'll breathe easy in the new year
yeah I know that's all we need is a new year
And we’ll be stronger for
All of the tears we’ve spilled


released November 29, 2019
Written, recorded, performed and produced by Bradley Palermo.
Instrumentation: Acoustic guitar, vocals, electric guitar, bass guitar, sleigh bells
Additional vocals by Tim Holehouse.
Tim Holehouse appears courtesy Aaahh!!! Real Records.


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Bradley Palermo Los Angeles, California

Bradley Palermo & The Shadow Queens release the new "Praise & Worship" LP on Friday October 13th. It's a dark folk tribute to Satanism, with undertones of distorted guitar leads, punk rock bass guitar, and gritty percussion.

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