But Burst Apart carries no firm concept. Instead, a broader sense of mental terror penetrates Silberman's lyrics, materializing as twisted physical ailments: "We wake up with pounding heads/Bruised down below," and "I'm a bad amputee/With no phantom memory." About the lyrics, Cicci says: "It's about rebuilding and giving up everything to put the pieces all back together. If you can't put yourself back together, maybe you should never have been put together in the first place."

THE ANTLERS + LITTLE SCREAM | Paradise Rock Club, 967 Comm Ave, Boston | June 16 @ 8 pm | 18+ | $15 | 617.562.8800

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