Ra Ra Riot
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Ra Ra Riot is an indie rock band which formed in Syracuse, New York, United States in 2006. The band consists of Wes Miles (vocals, keyboards), Milo Bonacci (guitar), Matthieu Santos (bass), Rebecca Zeller (violin, keyboards) and Kenny Bernard (drums). Former members include John Pike (drums, lyrics) and Alexandra Lawn (cello, vocals). The band has released four albums: "The Rhumb Line" (2008), "The Orchard" (2010), "Beta Love" (2013) and "Need Your Light" (2016).Read More...
Pike, who co-founded the band and wrote many of their early lyrics, died in Fairhaven, Massachusetts on June 3, 2007, drowning in Buzzards Bay shortly after a show in Providence, Rhode Island. The band decided to continue following Pike's death, but have never permanently replaced him and have subsequently had several drummers, including Cameron Wisch (on "The Rhumb Line") and Gabriel Duquette (on "The Orchard").
The released their debut full length album The Rhumb Line in 2008. The band released their second full length album, The Orchard on August 24th, 2010. In February 2012, cellist and keyboardist Alexandra Lawn, an original member of the group, left the band.
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- LyricsHave I been too discreet
How long am I supposed to wait
I think about you nightly
Oh can you tell I'm losing sleep
What am I supposed to do
- LyricsTo settle our thoughts,
Never minding what for.
Nothing of harm to dread.
On my mind.
Tell me what belies,
- LyricsWith every little thing
Your owner's lookin' back
At you it starts to mean
Less than it ever did
Oh ever, on every inch of stone
- LyricsCome on, force it down
Come on, force it down
Imaging a place where homes are built on frames
- LyricsWhen I have
Once or twice
Thought I lived
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