Holding Smoke

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We flew into the woods
You followed us, the best you could
We were smoke right through your hands
You’ll never know or understand what we are
We are at war

We put down flowers
She stayed asleep
You asked for this
An enemy
My enemy.

(Lyrics by James McCurley)


from The Haunted South, released April 5, 2014



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Vertica Richmond, Virginia

Vertica is a four-piece collective from all over the east coast. Our sound is primarily a mixture of ambient and heavy rock, with some industrial influence. "The Haunted South" is a 13 song concept record, driven by deeply layered arrangements and cinematic themes. ... more

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