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Circle of Destruction

from Center of the Universe by Sofia Talvik

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Standing at the border
With a white flag in your hand
Will the peace that we dreamed of ever come
There’s an inherent fault in all of us
The urge to destroy is born in some

What they can’t build up
They will tear down
And the circle of destruction has begun
Standing at the border
With a white flag in your hand
Will the peace that we dreamed of ever come

Standing at the border
Waiting for their turn
For a chance of the life they’ve come to find
Walking through the desert
Swimming through the sea
Always missing everyone that’s left behind

What we can’t build up
We will tear down
And the circle of destruction has begun
Standing at the border
Waiting for their turn
For a chance of the life they’ve come to find

If we can’t be first
If we cannot win
There’s a fear and there’s hate that grows within
Gotta find a way
To not give in
Together is the only way we’ll win

Standing by the roadside
Waiting for a sign
Will the truth that you’ve looked for ever come
The billboards tell you one thing
But you can’t make up your mind
There’s an urge to deceive that’s born in some

What we can’t build up
We will tear down
And the circle of destruction has begun
Standing by the roadside
Waiting for a sign
Will the truth that you’ve looked for ever come

If we can’t be first
If we cannot win
There’s a fear and there’s hate that grows within
Gotta find a way
To not give in
Together is the only way we’ll win.

Standing at the border
With a white flag in your hand
Will the peace that we dreamed of ever come

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from Center of the Universe, released August 14, 2023

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Sofia Talvik Gothenburg, Sweden

Unmistakably Nordic in flavor, Sofia Talvik somehow still conforms to American interpretations of her own original music, a North Sea siren blending sparkle and melancholy, creating a special niche of folk music that has been described as neo-folk. She is a veteran performer with 8 original full length albums as well as numerous EPs, singles and tours behind her. ... more

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