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CRYPTODIRA share new single 'What Can't Be Taken Back'

The second offering from the forthcoming Burke-illustrated effort.


Just a few weeks away from their sophomore effort, The Angel Of History, New York's CRYPTODIRA present What Can't Be Taken Back as a testament to the melodic extremity that awaits come December 4th on Good Fight Music. The single, which is nothing short of a progressive riff fest, blends opposite extremes of vocal aggression for a well-layered listen that is driven by themes of valuing our short time on the planet.

Drummer Matthew Taibi comments on the single:

"The most valuable resource anyone has at their disposal is time. What makes it so valuable is the fact that it can’t be reversed—time cannot be taken back. Barring the larger philosophical implications of time’s unreserved movement, suffice it to say that an hour of time should be worth far more than $15."

Guitarist/vocalist Scott Acquavella adds:

"Despite most of our songs having an ever changing series of moods, there is something about "What Can't Be Taken Back" that we feel represents our sonic and emotional spectrum particularly well. It is as furious as it is delicate and there is a common emotive thread running through each section that well-expresses the urgent and weighty nature of the lyrical content."

Stream What Can't Be Taken Back below and pre-order your copy of the record HERE.

Cover art by Adam Burke


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