Cracked and Torn [Deluxe with Bonus Items]

by Ashei

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Cracked and Torn is Ashei’s second single from their debut EP, Music Is Boring. It draws on the feelings of seeing their world literally collapse around them and turns it in to a metaphor about a finding support in a relationship when you’re in a dark place.


released August 8, 2014

Written by Liam Muir and Emma Cameron
Music by Ashei (Liam Muir, Emma Cameron, Daniel Perry, Curtis Booth)
Strings Composed and Arranged by Chris Carmichael
Recorded at Loose Stones Studios
Produced by Ashei and Matt Bartlem
Engineered by Tyse Lee and Zach Hylton
Mixed by J.R McNeely
Mastered by Ted Jensen at Stirling Sound



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Ashei New Zealand

Ashei are a four-piece pop/rock band from New Zealand with a shared passion for intense live performance and honest song writing.

Ashei are not only a band to look out for, but an entity that is sure to set crowds alight.
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Track Name: Cracked and Torn
A ceiling of blue waits for you / behind locked doors it can be yours / you lay a monument of shattered stone / you’ve found a home but you can’t let go / I wanna feel the sunlight warm my skin / pick my feet up off the ground and run out of this town / forget the future for just one day / let my journey slowly spill on to an empty page / when I’m cracked and torn would you face it too? / when I can’t go on would you make it through? / Drive through the flood to make it home to find all that remains is an unfamiliar place / colours fade / pillars break / our palace of dust has blown away / I am built to break so know I’ll have to take from you