Pan.a.ce.a

Pan.a.ce.a

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Pan.a.ce.a's music is melodic hard rock punctuated by soaring vocals, crunchy riffs, exceptionally well-written songs and a high-energy stage show. They are at the top of the NE/Central Pennsylvania music scene, the same area that produced Breaking Benjamin, Live, Fuel, Halestorm and The Badlees.

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“Pan.a.ce.a has done it again. They put out a rock album that blows everybody else out of the water...period.” - Rock on Request Magazine

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Update - January 2011
Regular rotation airplay continuing on Sirius XM Octane - terrestrial radio rotation and specialty show play all around the country - new single going to radio next month - new album in the works - click on the press releases link below for the very latest
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Their music is engaging, with intelligent lyrics and high-energy arrangements that translate flawlessly to the live stage. With an enthusiastic regional fan base crowding every show, Pan.a.ce.a has risen to the top of the regional rock food chain and is getting significant national attention as well.

We the Broken is the group's latest full-length recording. It's an album that combines Pan.a.ce.a’s growth and maturity with major hooks and significant replay value. Andy Rajan, music critic for Wonka Vision Magazine, says it is “…a musical masterpiece filled with dynamic vocals, rock-steady beats and guitar melodies strong enough to make rockers worldwide smile.” And Cash Box Magazine's Christopher Adams writes that "We the Broken is the best independent rock album I have heard this year.” All 13 tracks were produced by Bret Alexander of The Badlees. Three songs, including the singles “Too Little Too Late” and "We the Broken," were co-produced by Breaking Benjamin guitarist Aaron Fink.

Regional radio has already played several songs from the album, now the rest of the country is getting a taste with the current single at rock radio, the title cut, "We the Broken." The Active Rock format is beginning to embrace Pan.a.ce.a with regular rotation and specialty show airplay on stations large and small across the country.

Back home, the band has just released Bare Bones, an EP that features six songs selected by the fans. Individuals voted online for their favorite songs from the group's existing catalog and the winning tunes were then recorded in an acoustic format. One new song, "Don't Walk Away," was included along with a beautiful cover of U2's "All I Want Is You." Bare Bones was intended to be a special project for the band's existing fan base and sold only at live shows, but after the label heard it they knew it was too good to keep quiet. The recording was released by Susquehanna Entertainment on September 21st. "Don't Walk Away" is now getting a healthy amount of local airplay, and an "electric" version has been recorded and will be released as a digital single.

The "official" Pan.a.ce.a YouTube channel will debut this month with a live video of "We the Broken" that was shot at a local club last summer. Next to be added will be "Don't Walk Away" which was filmed recently on location in Philadelphia, PA. The channel's playlist will feature the best of the many unofficial videos currently populating YouTube. Many other projects are in the works, including a DVD release, a live recording, licensing for film and TV, and a new full-length album that will be released in the 3rd quarter of 2011.

The forces behind Pan.a.ce.a are singer/songwriter Tim Farley, drummer Kevin Harry, bassist Matt Jaffin and guitarist Paul Young. As a group, they have many accomplishments including two full-length albums and two EP's which have all been critically acclaimed. They've been named best original rock act in Northeast-PA multiple times, and their music has even been arranged for and performed by the Allegro Orchestra in upstate New York. Along with a constant touring schedule including shows from Vermont to NYC to Baltimore, Pan.a.ce.a has also shared the stage with many national acts, such as Alice in Chains, Velvet Revolver, Breaking Benjamin, 10 Years, Rev Theory and Hinder, to name a few.

As their musical journey as a group progresses, each member continues to grow and follow their passion for music individually as well. When the full band is not playing or rehearsing, you're likely to find them each doing a solo gig or performing in some other side project. As opportunities for most bands dwindle, Pan.a.ce.a continues to defy the odds by constantly reinventing themselves and the boundaries of possibility. As Cash Box Magazine put it, Pan.a.ce.a “…may well be on their way to the top."

Pan.a.ce.a is managed by Terry Selders of Susquehanna Entertainment and Larry Mazer of Entertainment Services. For more information, contact Terry at 814-784-3270 (home office) or tls@susent.com. Larry can be reached at 856-751-2223 or entserv@aol.com.

Lyrics

The Fool

Written By: Tim Farley (pan.a.ce.a)

They held your hand, I held my breath
For one moment you were wanted
So you never wanted to admit they lead you
On and on and on and on
Is it really what you want?
Everyone will take advantage

You play the fool like a game you know as well
As a passing afternoon, as you know yourself
I played it cool because I’ve seen your kind before
You came knocking on my door
I know you, the fool

Always the same
We both know spots on leopards never change
They don’t need you like I need you
One question now that you’ve come back here baby
Are you really better off under the weight of the world?
Even you take you for granted

You play the fool like a game you know as well
As a passing afternoon, as you know yourself
I played it cool because I’ve seen your kind before
You came knocking on my door
I know you, the fool
I’m on to you
Do you get it yet?

You play the fool like a game you know as well
As a passing afternoon, as I know you, the fool
I’m onto you
Other than your foolishness tell me what do you have left
Do you get it yet?

I Never

Written By: Tim Farley (pan.a.ce.a)

Easy come, easy go
Let her follow in the footsteps just like all the other
Sucker love I fell into
Forget everything you learned and therefore think that you now know

When I saw you coming my way
Mascara running
You’re gorgeous in the rain

I never thought it possible
For you to get into my head
You have and I never had the heart to say it

So we have come to the end
But you bat your eyes I’m smitten, are we more than friends?
Sucker love, you wretched soul
Forget everything you learned and therefore think that you now know

When I saw you coming my way
Mascara running
You’re gorgeous in the rain

I never thought it possible
For you to get into my head
You have and I never had the heart to say it, and let you know
So I let you go

I never thought it possible
For you to get into my head
You have and I never had the heart to say it
I never thought it rational
Who are you to get under my skin?
You have and I never had the heart to say it
So I let you go

Oubliette

Written By: Tim Farley (pan.a.ce.a)

Level with me
How much further can we get
Into the depths of an oubliette
Where the star of dawn never rises
Leaving the guilty with the innocent

I had to find you, tell you I need you; don’t go

I am nothing without your love
A guiding light in shadow
There’s no telling what I’d become
If you take it away

So lay it on me
I could use some enlightenment
From the depths of an oubliette
Edification is salvation
And your eyes are the evidence

So I had to find you, and tell you I need you; don’t go

I am nothing without your love
A guiding light in shadow
There’s no telling what I’d become
If you take it away

I had to find you, tell you I need you; don’t go

I am nothing without your love
A guiding light in shadow
There’s no telling what I’d become
If you take it
Don’t take it away

Too Little Too Late

Written By: Tim Farley (Pan.a.ce.a)

You stood watching like a fly on the wall
She packed a bag and walked out the front door
You crawl weeping like a child on the floor
And she said nothing, loudest of all

No one said life was easy
So tell me what's your story?
Can you do anything but waste more time?

Crying your eyes out won't make me stay
Too little too late, it's too little too late
Why say now that you'll do what it takes to change
Too little too late

Here comes the rain again, down to flood
Learn to swim away, swim swim away
Neck deep, treading in the undertow
Learn to swim away, swim swim away

No one said life was easy
So tell me your story
Can you do anything but waste more time?

Crying your eyes out won't make me stay
Too little too late, it's too little too late
Why say now that you'll do what it takes to change
Too little too late, it's too little and you're too late

Have you no mercy? Can you no hear me?
Why must you follow me home?
I have no patience. I have no sympathy.
Leave me alone.

Crying your eyes out won't make me stay
Too little too late, it's too little too late
Why say now that you'll do what it takes to change
Too little too late, it's too little too late
So long, goodbye, I'm leaving today
Too little too late, it's too little and you're too late

Children of Tomorrow

Written By: Tim Farley (Pan.a.ce.a)

Sound the alarm at dawn
This is what we've waited for
Time to wake up

There's a feeling deep inside
Common between you and I
To find a way out
To escape the rusty cage

Day in day out they try
Everything to hypnotize
Subjugate us, medicate us

We'll never fall in line
We'll never march in time
We are the children of tomorrow

We take the pill you feed
Fall into a living dream
Well no longer will we let you steal away

Our freedom and our choice
We the people have one voice
We're the future of a nation

We'll never fall in line
We'll never march in time
We are the children of tomorrow
And when we break these chains
We're gonna pave the way
For all the children of tomorrow

Weigh Down

Written By: Tim Farley (Pan.a.ce.a)

No one can say for sure
We are part of a cycle
A natural reaction

So lay down fair child
Deep within a porcelain grave
Be not afraid and please don’t cry
As father time draws as if in sand the lines upon your face
And recognize his breath as he counts remaining days

Will he stop counting?
I wouldn’t bet on it
He can offer none but
A natural reaction

To comfort our mother earth
He said “I’ll hold you in the palm of my hand”

I weigh down my mind
With thoughts of imperfection
Would some other option instead be any better?
Can I see it makes no difference?
I weigh down my mind
Everywhere I see it
The Fibonacci sequence
There before my eyes
And this is my reaction

Come for me mother earth
She said “I’ll hold you in the palm of my hand”

Now or Never

Written By: Tim Farley (Pan.a.ce.a)

Even though the moment is far away
I can remember like it was yesterday
You were gorgeous in the night
I was awkward couldn’t find a way to tell you what I felt inside
Now I’m gonna try

I need you now tonight
Need you more than ever
It is now or never, you are the one
We can make a life
You and me together
It is now or never, you are the one

I spilled my heart out on the dashboard of your car
Never have I fallen for someone so hard
You put your hand in mine, looked me in the eye
And said I need to tell you
What’s on my mind so I’m gonna try

I need you love tonight
Need you more than ever
It is now or never, you are the one
We can make a life
You and me together
It is now or never, you are the one

Anyone can care, but never like I do
You are the one for me and I’m the one for you

So long I have waited, I’ve got to let you know
Tonight we can make it, I’ll never let you go

We the Broken

Written By: Tim Farley (Pan.a.ce.a)

In the deep surrender of our mind
Apathy will never nullify tyranny
I will go out tonight
My fist against the sky
Too late to turn and run away

We the broken, we the people downtrodden
Greedy fingers on the trigger of the gun
So how far will you roam to get away
I will stand up, I will be the change

Reap the seeds that they have sown
Can't you see they're taking all control?
Not of me
I will go out tonight, my fist against the sky
Stand up with me and be the change

We the broken, we the people downtrodden
Greedy fingers on the trigger of the gun
So how far will you roam to get away
I will stand up, I will be the change

I'm standing up, fighting government corruption
The way to make it stop is speaking from the heart
Revolution
Now head the word I say, the people make the change
Stand up

We the broken, we the people downtrodden
Greedy fingers on the trigger of the gun
So how far will you run to get away
I will stand up, I will be the change
I will stand up, I will face today

Don't Walk Away

Written By: Tim Farley (Pan.a.ce.a)

Dawn breaks like heaven on your face
The night we shared was marvelous
Something feels like déjà vu
I swear I’ve been right here with you

Some things will never change
Some things never stay the same

Don’t walk away
I would do anything for you, it’s true

Crazy I’m going crazy
I’m so in love with you
What am I to do?

Some people never change
Some people never stay the same

Don’t walk away
I would do anything for you, it’s true

Who wouldn’t fall down at your feet?
Who wouldn’t breathe the air you breathe?
Go on and turn your back, get gone
Someday you’ll be walking back to me

Don’t walk away
I would do anything for you, it’s true
I want to fall down at your feet
I want to breathe the air, breathe the air you breathe
Go on and turn your back, get gone
Someday you’ll be walking back to me

Discography

Anodyne EP (2005)
All or Nothing (2006)
All or Nothing (remix 2/17/09)
We the Broken (10/20/09)
"Santa Claus Is Back in Town" single (Dec. 2009)
Bare Bones EP (9/21/10)

Set List

75 minute headliner:

Intro
Battle Cry
Riverbed
The Fix
Too Little Too Late
The Fool
Children of Tomorrow
Dreaming in the Real
--interlude--
Stay
Now or Never
Hold on
Oubliette
No More Secrets
I Never
Move On
Someday
We The Broken
Day of Remembrance
Say Anything
4 Reasons

2 hour club show setlist:

Set 1 (about 50 min.)

Intro
Battle Cry
The Blind Lead the Blind
Riverbed
What More
Too Little Too Late
Now or Never
Hold on
Oubliette
Statuette
Someday
The Fool

---15 min break---

Set 2 (about 50 min.)

Day of Remembrance
The Fix
Children of Tomorrow
Dreaming in the Real
I Never
Move On
Stay
We The Broken
Additive
Creatures of Habit
Say Anything
4 Reasons