Blue Ski Mask

by Berth Control

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released March 11, 2010

Berth Control is Cat Rockefeller and Brent 'strictly beats' Cole (Moldy Peaches//Dufus).
We play Melodic/punky/acoustic based music that fits in but stands out from the NYC Anti-folk scene !
When we're really lucky we are a 9 piece band featuring Toby Goodshank (Moldy Peaches, Double Deuce) on Acoustic Guitar,
Doug Cote (the Sweet Ones)on Bass Guitar,
Anders Griffen ( Regina Spektor, Jeffrey Lewis, Dufus) on Trumpet/Drums,
Spencer Chakedis and Scott Loving (Deep Sound Diver/Swift Ships) on lead Guitar,
Brer Brian (NYHowl) on lead Trumpet
and newest member
Laura Kates on Drums/percussion.

Recorded Jan/Feb 2010 @ Creepytime Brooklyn.
All songs written by Berth Control except "Funeral Home"
by Daniel Johnston.
Berth Control is
Cat Rockefeller
Brent Cole
Toby Goodshank
Anders Griffen
Doug Cote
Scott Loving
Spencer Chakedis
Brer Brian



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Berth Control is an American rock band from Brooklyn, New York, formed by Cat Rockefeller and Brent "strictly beats" Cole in 2009. They are joined live and in the studio by Scott Loving and Brian Speaker.

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Track Name: Sleep in Shifts
Remember what your mother said
don't burn the candle at both ends
but don't leave any what if's
or what could've been's
keep playing with fire
and look out for your friends

They're on the run
we're catching up
no more what if's
we'll sleep in shifts
Track Name: Blue Ski Mask
We're all goin' to the grave different ways, different ways...
Track Name: Rumors featuring D.Cote, Purple Organ and Scott Loving
Everybody loves a clown...
Track Name: Wandering Mind
There's always been a divide between what i want and what's mine
when i crossed the line, i nearly ripped out my insides
my pain is hers, first i got what i wanted now i got what i deserve

letting my mind wander

goes back to a photograph i took on the day you left
it's not what you'd expect if you were me
it's of the word regret, found it painted on a wall outside
tried to run and hide but i found the same thing inside

letting my mind wander
Track Name: Swim for Shore
Bite off more than you can chew
ungrasp the hand you always knew would harm you
swim for shore

tell me anything you want to
reveal everything you've hidden
your eyes reflect a river
i'm drowning in once more
swim for shore