The Sound of Thoughts

by Paraesthesia

  • Compact Disc (CD) + Digital Album

    Full Replicated version of the Remastered "The Sound of Thoughts" CD with original artwork and liner notes as put together by Luciana Svilpa.

    This reissue includes new material and expanded songs put together in the last year - a new piano intro as written and performed by Oliver Wakeman, and new vocal takes on key tracks Lady in a Cage, This Mortal Coil, Heartbeat Failing and more.

    Includes unlimited streaming of The Sound of Thoughts via the free Bandcamp app, plus high-quality download in MP3, FLAC and more.
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  • Full Digital Discography

    Get all 5 Paraesthesia releases available on Bandcamp and save 20%.

    Includes unlimited streaming via the free Bandcamp app, plus high-quality downloads of Tributes 1, Perchance to Dream, Onion (2017), The Sound of Thoughts, and a fine line between... (2016). , and , .

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A fully re-imagined (re-done, remixed, remastered) album originally released in 2005 - the original release much improved with new vocals, new instrumental performances, and entirely re-recorded songs replacing the original versions.

Track List:
1- Heartbeat Failing
2- The Weaver's Loom
3- Pentelho Vermelho (incl. O Sardinhas Dor (O. Wakeman))
4- Legend in His Own Mind
5- Lady in a Cage (Svilpa, Koenen)
6- Tahoma
7- This Mortal Coil
8- Peace, My Brother
9- The Sound of Thoughts
10- Father to Son

All songs written by Robert Svilpa, except where noted above.

Engineered, mixed and mastered by Robert Svilpa


released July 17, 2016

Robert Svilpa - vocals, acoustic & electric guitars, keyboards
Brian Timpe - bass guitar
Heinz Schuller - drums

with guests:
Oliver Wakeman - grand piano on track 3 "Pentelho Vermelho"
Eric Meisels - lead guitar on track 1 "Heartbeat Failing", track 8 "Peace, My Brother"
Mark Tomko - Chapman Stick on track 8 "This Mortal Coil"



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Paraesthesia Seattle, Washington

Paraesthesia – a Seattle based Progressive Rock band mixes elements of electronic, avant garde, hard rock, pop, symphonic & classic progressive into their material.

Releases included Onion (2000), The Sound of Thoughts (2005) & A fine line between... (2009)

Robert Svilpa - guitars, keyboards, bass and vocals
Paul Harrington - keyboards
John Hernandez - drums
Marc Miller - bass
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Track Name: Heartbeat Failing (2016)
Heartbeat failing, and I'm falling into the sky
Track Name: The Weaver's Loom
I take my leave, leaving you to grieve...
Track Name: Pentelho Vermelho (2016)
Track Name: Legend in His Own Mind
Carry me out on the street
On your shoulders sweep me off my feet
Game my name as if I were The One, second coming of the almighty son
Take my name, and spread it around
tell everyone of who you've found
I promise that I'll spread the love
on the wings of the fabled white dove
look up high and you will see

A man who takes his spin too literally
A boy who craves anonymity
And here we are left to find
A legend in his own mind

Come inside and you will meet
All the shakers who own Wall Street
Money talks and we listen close
Greed is the language that is spoken most
What is good for everyone
The top 1% will share that now
A crippling debt, a high demand
And the money flows up just like sand
Look up high and you will find


Holding the Flag there way up high
Stained with blood and oil from far across the tides
We're all left to enjoy the blame
While our sons and daughters fight in his stained name
Look up high and you will see

Track Name: Lady in a Cage (2016)
Lady in a Cage so sure of her surroundings
Track Name: The Sound of Thoughts (2016)
Track Name: This Mortal Coil
Be very afraid, stay away from the shadows deep in my brain
Track Name: Peace, My Brother (2016)
Peace, my brother...
Track Name: Tahoma (2016)
Track Name: Father to Sons (2016)
Never thought I'd smile so much just when my boys smiled at me
just the way they look like me, a smile so much like mine
my heart swells with love and pride as they put their hands in mine
there a happiness so deep inside when we walk side by side

and as you grow up I feel that I grow too
its ok that I grow old just as long as we have you...

You are the sun and moon, you are the rain and shine
that makes my garden grow
you are the rising warm wind that takes me
so high up in the sky
showing me a life I'd never have seen otherwise

every day brings a new surprise a new tooth or a new dance style
for every bump, bruise for every frown we'll do our best to turn them upside down
and soon when you go to school you'll bring stories and score the winning goal
tears of heartbreak, the joy of that first kiss, every detail we dont want to miss

the day will come when you walk in the door with the girl who will help build a home
you'll want to start yourselves a brand new life, mom & dad she's gonna be my wife
your mom & I will sit and smile, wistful tears in our eyes
thinking back on how you've grown, and the joyful years gone by

a realization of how the sand has fallen through the hourglass
with the sound of grandkids running and laughing, this melancholy will pass


there will come a day when my last breath will slowly fade away
and I'll proudly leave my place here to you...