Long Time Divided

Long Time Divided

 Murrysville, Pennsylvania, USA
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Pittsburgh's premier blue-collar, high-octane, hard rock band.

Biography

Like the hometown of their inception, Long Time Divided is a band of blue-collar musicians, carving a name for themselves in
the Pittsburgh music scene as one of the hardest working acts today.
The wealth of musical knowledge that the members of the band bring to
the group gives Long Time Divided a very polished hard rock sound.


Each person's distinctive style blends almost seamlessly with the
others: lead singer DJ Beckage's grunge rock vocals weave through the
harmonic crunch, hammered out by guitarists Paul Terry and Dean
Toughlian.

Bassist Bob Beveridge and Drummer Jason Slick form
the bedrock of the band; Bob bringing his soulful intensity to the bass
in tandem with Jason's almost robotic-like precision to the drums.


Long Time Divided has kept themselves grounded because they have never
forgotten their roots and their fans who have elevated them.

Formed from five, they are Long Time Divided.

Lyrics

Breaker

Written By: DJ Beckage

(verse)
Have you found salvation at the water's edge
as the bodies float by?

What God do you pray to
When God stops listening
To this world and its lies?

(verse)
The sweet taste of land / the weapon we hold
Through contempt that we hide

With strength no longer abounding
And trouble surrounding
Will I make it home tonight?

(chorus)
Breaker - as the walls came down
Let the waters take me away - like a memory
Breaker - as the walls came down
As I wash in to the fray - like a memory

(verse)
Hush little child / speak not a word
As the waters take you home

What choice did you have
When survival's at hand
While the devil pulls the strings?

(chorus)
Breaker - as the walls came down
Let the waters take me away - like a memory
Breaker - as the walls came down
As I wash in to the fray - like a memory

(bridge)

(chorus)
Breaker - as the walls came down
Let the waters take me away - like a memory
Breaker - as the walls came down
As I wash in to the fray - like a memory

Like a memory, memory

Let the waters take me away - like a memory

Lady Luck

Written By: DJ Beckage

(verse)
She’s the bottle unbroken as you fall out the bar
Patron saint of the drunks and the doomed
She’s that hundred dollars on the sidewalk alone
When you blew all your rent getting used

(pre-chorus)
My suggestion my friends
Don’t rely on her in the end

(chorus)
What fortunes would you trade
For a crack at another day
Have you found your youth in the light
‘Cause lady luck with take it away

(verse)
What luck do you own when the car wreck was yours?
She’s the one who pulls you out immune
When your lighter’s half dead and you’re stuck on your own
She’s the one to pass the rock and the spoon

(pre-chorus)
My suggestion my friends
Don’t rely on her in the end

(chorus)
What fortunes would you trade
For a crack at another day
Have you found your youth in the light
‘Cause lady luck with take - take it away

(pre-chorus)
My suggestion my friends
Don’t rely on her in the end

(chorus)
What fortunes would you trade
For a crack at another day
Have you found your youth in the light
‘Cause lady luck with take it away
You can’t win ‘cause there’s nothing to tame at the end of the line
Have you found your youth in the light
‘Cause lady luck with take - take it away

February Farwell

Written By: DJ Beckage

(verse)
As the lights go out
Through a beam of green
A reaper comes alive answering the whistling

A crumpled leaf I leave
Silent listening
Wild on the wind, in the air, in the screams

(chorus)
This February Farewell
This veil’s covered over me
This February Farewell
Someone's staring back and I don't believe

(verse)
Like a child
Someone's listening
Icy is the touch that takes hold; centering

Staring at the blue
As the tears like rain
Oh, this bed my home as the dirt falls down; blanketing

(chorus)
This February Farewell
This veil’s covered over me
This February Farewell
Someone's staring back and I don't believe

(bridge)
Yeah I'll let this precession carry me home
Yeah I'll let this precession carry my bones
Yeah I'll let this precession carry me home
Yeah I'll let this precession carry my bones

Yeah I'll let this precession carry me home
Yeah I'll let this precession carry my bones
Yeah I'll let this precession carry me home
Yeah I'll let this precession carry my bones

(chorus)
This February Farewell
This veil’s covered over me
This February Farewell
Someone's staring back and I don't believe

Yeah I'll let this precession carry me home
Yeah I'll let this precession carry my bones
Yeah I'll let this precession carry me home
Yeah I'll let this precession carry my bones
Yeah I'll let this precession carry me home
Yeah I'll let this precession carry my bones

Requiem

Written By: DJ Beckage

(verse)
You’re the fire that I spit
And the habit I can’t quit
You’re the devil in the details kicking me round and round

Happy face, it shines so bright
But you’re in for a fight
You’re the battle in the mirror I have every single night

(verse)
Good morning to this pounding head
Held together by a thread
There’s a part of me that dies a little more and more

Happy face, it shines so bright
But you’re in for a fight
You’re the battle in the mirror I have every single night

(chorus)
Sweet requiem - in a thousand lies
What a great way for this to end
Sweet requiem - in a thousand lies
What a great way for this to end

(verse)
I feel my body begin to seethe
It’s getting harder and harder for me to breathe

Happy face, it shines so bright
But you’re in for a fight
You’re the battle in the mirror I have every single night

(bridge – guitar solo)

(chorus)
Sweet requiem - in a thousand lies
What a great way for this to end
Sweet requiem - in a thousand lies
What a great way for this to end

Sweet requiem
Sweet requiem

Discography

EP - Nov-2009
Breaker
Take Me Away
Spiders

Lady Luck - single - iTunes release date 22-Dec-2010
February Farewell - single - iTunes release date 22-Dec-2010
Requiem - single - iTunes release date 22-Dec-2010

Long Time Divided (self-titled) - 10-Nov-2012
1) Where I Am
2) Take Me Away
3) February Farewell
4) Lady Luck
5) Badge of Honor
6) Requiem
7) Spiders
8) Night Runner
9) Black Hole
10) Home From Sea
11) Breaker

Set List

The members of Long Time Divided have played many live shows, from college frat parties to Oz Fest, from New York to California.

We currently have a hour and a half long set of original music and currently working on an additional hour's worth of newer original songs.

Set list:
Where I Am
Take Me Away
February Farewell
Lady Luck
Badge of Honor
Requiem
Spiders
Night Runner
Black Hole
Breaker

King of Me
Vultures
Life of the Party
Cut You Loose

(Please note: first 10 songs are off our recent, self-titled debut album.)

We are able to add covers to the set list as needed for any performance, however, we prefer to perform our own original music.