Noirs corridors

by Couteau Papillon

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Depuis septembre 2015 Couteau Papillon lance une nouvelle chanson chaque mois, accompagnée d'une illustration unique, par le biais de la plateforme de financement participatif Patreon. L'album "Noirs corridors" réunis les pièces ainsi créés.

Merci à tout nos contributeurs Patreon!


released December 9, 2015

Musique et textes par Philippe Lachance, sauf:

Berner l'assassin par Pierre-Marc Lemire et Philippe Lachance

Production et mixage par Philippe Lachance

Illustration: Linda Luttinger


Philippe Lachance: voix, guitare, basse, synthétiseur, piano

Linda Luttinger: voix

Sara Breitkreutz: voix

Pierre-Marc Lemire: batterie


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Track Name: L'après-monde

Étreintes vides
Nos corps dansent à l'infini
Sur le verre
Du miroir aux alouettes

Échos de métal
Visages sans reflet
Cristallin mon sang
Noir de Jais

À travers les nuages d'information
La vérité est éphémère
Pour tout savoir et perdre son temps
Bienvenue au club l'après monde
Track Name: Beachhead

In the early hours
Full of empty streets
Eyes are looking through windows

To see if the daylight
Ever reach the ground
Or are the clouds too thick?

Let our childrens go

Born of a struggle
Raised as an army
Dying endlessly

Who's to take the blame?
Who can make it change?
Maybe no one will

Let our childrens go
Track Name: Berner l'assassin

Sous mon manteau d'eau je marche
Indifférent aux alentours
La colère sous le tapis
Mon rythme de pas sans merci

Je range mon imagination
Inconscient des richesses du monde
Comme un mégalomane
Complice de la mascarade

Je rêve d'une femme transparente
Aux insaisissables seins
À l'intimité sans refuge
Vulnérable jusqu'au fond des os

M'enivrer me fais voyager
La terre en un cercle vicieux
Je veux renaître sans attendre
Enfin berner l'assassin
Track Name: Paper crane

Inside your hungry eyes
There is a long road
So many different paths
you'll have to walk alone
Through seas and giant grass
Leading to meadows

Open up
Oh my darling
Open up
All or nothing

Until the day is done
And we feel safe again
Pretending to be strong
Pretending it's a game
You'll find it peaceful here
Out in the forest

Open up
Oh my darling
Open up
All or nothing

My louise!
Etched on every doorstep
Can't imagine what else

You'll find a way
Leading out of yourself
You'll find a way
Bleeding out of yourself
You'll find a way
Leading out of yourself
Track Name: Belle de jour

Belle de jour comme de nuit
Brûle de couleurs magique
La fournaise saute et toi dehors
Tu ris dans les feuilles

Et moi composant ma folie
Qui me trompe me manipule
Mes idées fixes au babillard
Mon brouillard de noir

Coureurs de l'apocalypse
Unissons nous dans la décadence
Pourquoi se chasser dans la ville
Quand s'ignorer est si facile?

Avant qu'on s'évapore

J'ai accepté tranquille dans l'âme
Les dieux, la mort
Ma nature carnivore
J'ai espéré franchir le seuil
Des mots qui brillent plus fort que la vie

Mon cahier couvert
De grands idéaux
À l'automne au temps des vendanges
Un p'tit verre s'impose
Track Name: Black River

Through the forest
Far from streets
There's no turning back
There's no grief

Let me forget
Let me sleep
Cure the poison
Haunting my head

Wearing my wounds
like my favorite shirt

This is the great vomit
I've longed for

Where to?
What for?
This river I've crossed before

Bright pearls rise from the deep
Black river talking to me

Bright pearls rises from the deep
Black river you look just like me

Nothing hiding behind curtain walls
Nothing we an carry over

Out with the weary life
I'm sorry I've been a long time gone

What a wonderful life
When everywhere just feels like home
Track Name: Little Star

Little star, what have you learned?
Tell me how long will I burn?
When all my past stand behind
Will you shine on brighter days?

When all my fire is spent
When my body wither and bend
Will you stay at the side of my bed?
Hold the light and kiss me farewell

Time is only speeding up
For us, poor us
Turning demons into dust
Stardust, stardust
Until nothing here remains
I know, I know

And our child, how will he grow?
Will he love as much as we've shown?
Now help me climb up the stairs
Hold me while I slip through
Track Name: Noirs corridors

Les châteaux mouillés
Au pied des étoiles
Nos épaves de bois
Rongées par le feu d'argent

Baignant dans le sang
Des nuits sans éveil
Nos passions mortelles
Transportées par le vent

Dansent les vautours
Dors bien mon amour

« Un air bizarre »
Plein de sottises, un savoir-faire

« Un cri perçant »
Sur les routes au visage d'hiver

« Dis-moi la mer »
Une soif folle dans le désert

« Rentre au bercail »
Chercher l'amour au cimetière

Perdu aux champs d'hier
Le soleil montgolfière
Fait jour de fête

Chante les courants
Songe aux nuages dans le firmament
Ta peau en fleur
Glisse sur les pages de mon esprit ailleurs
Berce mes hantises noires
Noirs corridors
Où vacillent les lueurs du mauvais sort
Viens prends mon âme
C'est à toi d'en faire ce que tu veux
Track Name: Sword Of Heart

Shy, ashamed and awkward we fall
Faster than the bristling leaves
While old curses linger through the halls
Our ghosts scared of the afterlife

Up, up, climb up the wisdom wall!
Carry our souls to the light
Our blood is a poisonous wine
Cool as the forest breeze

Why won't the fight
Come to an end?
« We will stand for them »
This sword of heart lays in your hands
«We will love for them»
We can wonder, but in the end
Tomorrow we fall

Tortured, grim and cold
Better shoot the dice for me
And all of the praises and gold
Won't change a thing you'll see

Why won't the fight
Come to an end?
« We will stand for them »
This sword of heart lays in your hands
«We will love for them»
We can wander, but in the end
Tomorrow we fall

Madmen of a generation gone
Laughing lions at your feets
The poor man's been erased for too long, too long
Smoke and mirrors will reveal
Your true self naked
Track Name: Lost At Sea

Lost in the well
Singing « ma belle »
Ain't it funny how love
Doesn't set me free?

I'm out of time but
The secret's mine
Blazing like a comet
Through the air and seas

Hurry up while the sun don't shine
Before the streets turns you blind
We'll get shopping frenzy downtown

There is no truth
No distant place
Our boats only sailing
To get lost at sea
Track Name: Springtime

Laughing at the sea
It's authenticity
What lies beyond the waves
Is a world pointless and empty

Nothing seems to move
Only Doxa floating
Be my mirror my soul
We'll pass away without a sound

I'm under the spell
Bewitched and scared to feel again
The hours are so cold
Since I last saw you pierce my heart
And drink what came out of it

Swimming down the stream
Deep into the night
I can hear the crowd
They're artificial and obsene

Another empty dream
You and I walking for a while
Our breaths fresh like mint
Whispering words that don't make sense
I think I'm going insane

It's springtime!
Track Name: Young Moon

Left out in the corner
Might as well be dead
I can't believe
You still care
Tell me what's your story?
Are you feeling hurt?
They won't listen
And you won't tell

Young moon
Shining on the restless
Puzzles that can't be resolved
Hey now, don't you worry baby
Your eyes are all I see

Still stuck in the corner
Tell me when I'll be dead
I can't believe
You're still there


While we're still into this
Let's make it right
We'll get straight down to it
No surmise

Be strong
Carry on
Young moon
Track Name: Don't Be Late

Have a good laugh
Enjoy your stay
Along the river songs will fire away
Tales to be told
Confessions to be made
Tell the primary school boys
Don't be late!

Let your heart be broken
Your figure made silent
The gift of living brings a share of pain
But keep your chin up
Your feets walkin'
Do yourself a favor and hush it away

If the question fills your mind
Go easy now
Don't let it drag you down
Put the record once again
Be entertained
By the quality of sound
The nuances that the artist
Took a life to get to you

Welcome to the show
Where there's no rhymes or reasons
At eight o clock the band hits the stage
You'll be taken alive but I'm sorry to say
The hotels are packed
There's no place to stay

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