Then Came Sailing

from by Theatre




The cannon's failed -
We lost our grip on ropes that keep us afloat.
Drop the anchor, so we can raise our hands
And not the flag of mercy.
Man overboard - taken by the bait.
Shoot at will, kill the beast!
Oh Lord; this ocean so great.
Oh Lord; the men so afraid.
Oh Lord; we accept You as the wind in our sails.
Oh Lord; You are my baptist.
Oh Lord; You are my captain.
Remove the hook.
We carry on to the great sea.
Steer the ship - our treasure lies not here.
Fill the ship.
Fill the ship my God...


from Atlantic (EP), track released December 10, 2011
All music written & performed by Theatre



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Theatre Cape Town, South Africa

Theatre was an experimental chaotic hardcore outfit formed in South Africa, in mid-2008, after the expiration of its member’s previous bands. They bring genre-smashing music to the foreground that is both unique in construction and chaotic in design. Theatre was characterised by notably destructive, yet emotive performances with live shows that truly defied the norm. ... more

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