Ergo Sum

Ergo Sum

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"For all those out there who prefer to call them emo, they are not, and this is a public disclaimer of all emo-ness in Ergo Sum's music. It is definitely more cerebral, aurally dark, spacey, and intense." Honest music. For fans of Radiohead, Lovedrug, Interpol, My Morning Jacket, etc.

Biography

Ergo Sum formed in early 2005 as four friends with one common hope: to create genuine music that is honest, diverse, and true to its creators. By playing at various local and regional venues, and opening for bands such as This Day and Age, Rookie of the Year, The Track Record, and Last Tuesday, as well as local touring favorites, The Art of Abandonment, the band gained a consistent local following in their first year of performing.

In January of the following year, Ergo Sum began a recording project that would last 10 months, culminating with the independent release of the album, “Dead Horse Morse Code.” Released with Kimon Records, the 8-song debut reveals four individuals that have achieved their initial goals as a band, and are striving to transcend even their own expectations of what they can become. By blending an array of musical influences, the four have forged a sound and energy that is fearlessly honest, and utterly their own.

Currently, the band is focusing on writing, recording, and continuing to perform at local and regional venues, hoping to continually expand their sound as well as the audience which it reaches.

"For all those out there who prefer to call them emo, they are not, and this is a public disclaimer of all emo-ness in Ergo Sum's music. It is definitely more cerebral, aurally dark, spacey, and intense."

Lyrics

Across the River

Written By: T. Howard/Ergo Sum

The light in the window, it will never change. It just stays the same, and it's flickering off and on the wall I cast no shadow. My movements are slow, but swift. I don't strike, I suck her patience through a thread that pulls me across the river to a place I don't belong.

It won't be long.
Don't be long.
It won't be long.

My instincts tell me I should run away, but the light in the window will blow my Cover up tight tonight, while we're still together. The thread is slack, but we're still teathered. There's a $3 toll to get back home, across the river to a place where I belong.

It won't be long.
Don't be long.
It won't be long.

Sahara

Written By: D. Imhoff/Ergo Sum

That door's always open.
There's no need to explain.
As I wander my desert,
she waits in the rain.
And my ground's drying up,
but I'm not one to complain.

And my first thought remains,
'cause, in all my change,
Sahara's the same:
perfectly unashamed.
Sahara's the same:
perfectly unashamend.

Discography

Debut 8-song CD "Dead Horse Morse Code"
Released in November 2006, with Kimon Records.
Songs Available to stream on myspace.

Set List

We are willing to play for however long or short the venue wishes us to perform. We have played sets consisting of all of our songs, and as little as 4 of them.

All Originals:

From 2006 Album"Dead Horse Morse Code":

John Cage
Omen
Gallery
Across the River
The Way of Things
Sahara
The Blind Needing the Blind
Drift

Currently Unreleased:

Child on the Doorstep (album b-side)
Swallow the Evidence (album b-side)
Cupcake
In a Foreign Place
When No One Knows
Endothermic
untitled