The Great Scheme Of Things

by Fierbinteanu

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The Great Scheme Of Things is a new concept for Fierbinteanu, an interdisciplinary project, consisting of an LP, a performance involving dance, visuals and theatrical elements, a concert and an experimental film made up of the videos of all the songs on the album. The Great Scheme Of Things can also take the shape of an art installation or an editorial project.

Created, recorded and produced from 2016 to 2018, the music of The Great Scheme Of Things is at the core of the performance that has been featured in several national and international art festivals, so far. It’s a committed message to Humanity, in this day and age. Its authors aim at philharmonic grandeur with a pop-punk aesthetic, using everyday realities, human beliefs and modern illusions such as love, civil rights, pornography, socialism, capitalism, God, Satan, Elvis and New York, among other topics.

“The Great Scheme Of Things” revolves around two main characters - the “real-fake” artists, the decent man and woman - and their encounter with both the relevant and the irrelevant subjects and slogans of our present days agenda. In this environment, the characters are set for a personal, artistic and commercial revolution.

Parts of “The Great Scheme Of Things” were presented at national and international festivals of music, radio and sound art (Phonurgia Nova 2018, Grand Prix Nova 2018), experimental film (BIEFF) and contemporary choreography (the pilot edition of The Regional Choreograhpy Biennale hosted by The National Centre for Dance in Bucharest).

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released November 2, 2018

© 2018 all music and text by Fierbinteanu (www.fierbinteanu.com)
except 07 - music by Fierbinteanu & Alex Bălă
audio mastering by Dear Air Studios (www.deadairstudios.com)
special thanks to The National Centre for Dance in Bucharest (CNDB)

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Fierbinteanu București, Romania

Fierbinteanu is an art-pop consisting of Gabriela and Cristian Fierbinteanu. They performed on several important European scenes, (eg Berlin Konzerthaus), released albums and presented their work in international art festivals (Phonurgia Nova, Grand Prix Nova). Fierbinteanu are the winners of multiple “best” video and music awards, including the Antonin Dvorak remix contest. ... more

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Track Name: Humanity 90%
Humanity! Humanity! Humanity!

Humanity, “classless and free”,
I’m the Great Scheme, worship me!
Humanity, I crave for fame,
Come to bed, I’ll take the blame!
Humanity, lost your compass,
We love you, you don’t love us!
Walk like us, talk like us, dress like us! 2x

Ref:
Humanity, anti-post-vanity
re-humanize and
get kinder and wiser!

Humanity, you must be proud of me!
Depolarize and stop killing your brothers!

Humanity,
We don’t speak poetry
we are the real-fake re-humanizers!

Humanitas,
you must be proud of us!
we are your musical moral advisors!

I love you! I love you!

Humanity! Don’t compromise!
Reunite, improvise, exprovise!
Corporate humanity,
Don’t ignore me, reach for me!
Reach for me, rescue me!
Before the monster gets home,
Rescue me!
Humanity, fresh air at last!
Crazy artists, reach for us!
Reach for us, preach for us, worship us! 2x

Ref: Humanity....

Humanity! Humanity! Humanity!
I love you! You don't love me!

spoken:

People,
You will not understand us!
We are artists! Real-fake artists!
We are epochal, colossal, monumental!
We can improvise, exprovise!
We are everything you hate!
But you? How progressive are you?
How subversive?
What about the future of mankind?
Come on, start a revolution!
It’s time for progress and more civilization!
Track Name: Satan Is The Fake Elviz
The Cosmic talk:
Satan is boring, the Almighty's trendy
The Great Scheme of Things has become user-friendly
Mankind should quit its job just to start thinking
We all are Elvis, we are in the building!

Ref: We all are Elvis, we are in the building

The socialist talk:
We, we, we, are like private property
If you trespass, we are friends,
If you don't, we're enemies!

Well, the future might be bright:
there's no Heaven, just a ceiling,
and the best is yet to be,
now that Elvis left the building!

R: We are like Elvis, we just left the building!

The couple talk:
Silence is creeping inside and around us,
You hate my temper, I can't stand your guidance,
You are persistent, right through me you're drilling
I am like Elvis and you are like that building, ah!

The parental talk:
Progress is hurting us, we're still medieval,
the ways of the future are the root of all evil!
We don't find new film and music so thrilling:
Satan is Elvis and Hell is that building!

R: We are like Elvis and you're like that building!

Building, building, building, building, building, building!
Track Name: Consumers
Consumers, stop buying!
Resume buying! (rep.)

stop buying, resume buying! (rep.)

Consumers! (rep.)

Buying! Buying!
Buying! Buying!

Singing about consumerism is so passe
Singing about liberalism is so passe
Singing about capitalism, human rights and socialism,
communism, feminism is so passe!

Stop Buying!
Resume Buying!
Track Name: Newest York
We play the perfect music
And write the perfect lyrics
And then your sole reaction
Is "one more time with feeling"

We have to be dramatic,
And whisper words of wisdom
Adore the film and theater
The brothers and the sisters

How I wish we were all rich and strong,
change the face of the world twice a song,
Surf the crowd, boys and girls sing along,
but we're so far away from New York!

New York, can you hear us calling?
New York, are you there, my darling?
New York, where the crazy people meet
All the crazy artists down the street
New York, you're a shooting star tonight,
New York, are you just a waste of time?

Modern people, form a band!
Dancing people, do the strand!
Dada people, clap your hand!
Decent people understand!

Filthy people in command!
Private people raise the rent!
Desert people, walk the land!
Holy people, here we stand!
Track Name: Change Is A Selfish Pig!
Ladies and gentlemen, we’re gonna change your life! 8x

Uuuu! Cool! Impressive! aaa! Horror!
Strong! Shocking! aaah! Superficial!
Ridicules! Uau! Vaginer! Yes!

Change, change change, change….

Change it, a little bit more,
Change it, a little bit more,
Change it, a little bit more,
Change it back!
Back Back Back Back Back Back Back Back Back
Baaaaack!

Change your life! No! OK, Improve it!
Change your life! No! OK, Improve it!
Change your life! No! OK, Improve it!
Improve your life! OK, OK, OK, OK, OK,

Im-pro-ve it! Im-pro-ve it! Im-pro-ve it! Im-pro-ve it!

spoken:
Now we’re talking!
Now we’re talking!
Now we’re talking!
Now we’re talking!

sung:
Now we’re talking?
Now we’re talking!
Now we’re talking?
Now we’re talking!

We wanna fuck with who you are,
We wanna fuck with who you are!
Because we are fake superstars,
Because we are fake superstars!

We are a problem, we are a problem
You are a problem, You are a problem,

We are … everything you hate
We adore the system, the establishment,
the million dollars, the banks, the Wall Street,
We are everything you hate

I am a problem, (I hate my ex-boss,
I am a problem (I hate America
You are a problem (I just want a new phone
You are a problem (Corporate America should buy me a new phone)

We adore the system,
the establishment,
the million dollars,
the banks, the Wall Street,
We are everything you hate (ridicules!)

Corporate America,
Corporate America,
don’t vanish in porn!
Track Name: Corporate America
Corporate America (rep.)
Don’t vanish in porn!

We stroke a blow
for the decent man!

Walk like us,
Talk like us,
Dress like us,
Can’t you hear us begging?
Track Name: Adore
we adore transgender persons
we adore homosexuals and lesbians
we adore human rights radicals
we adore politically correct and incorrect people
we adore the emigrants and the refugees
we adore the communists and the socialists
we adore the working class heroes
we adore the corporate hipsters and haters
we adore the real artists and the fake artists
we adore the decent men & women
we adore the poor people
we adore OURSELVES
we adore our families
we adore our neighbors
we adore our country
we adore our government
we adore the greedy and corrupt politicians
we adore the unhygienic outsiders
we adore the white supremacists
we adore the criminals & the satanists
we adore the confused persons
we adore the atheists and the religious persons
we adore the priests and preachers
we adore Jesus Christ, Muhammad and Buddha
we adore God!
Track Name: People, You Will Not Understand Us!
Together we will find the strength
To fight against the Universe

Together, we will laugh and dance,
If I needed you,
would you fight for me the Universe?
And win... and win!

People, you will not understand us!
You'll say we're a couple of
odd-psychedelic-strange-freaks, but we're not!
We-just know hell better than you!

Love is the answer,
Love is the stupid question
Love is the haters’ excellence....
Love is beyond safe and boring respect and
love is what's left when
champagne socialism is gone!

The ’60s are over, the ’60s are over, father,
Stop wasting your time with other bands!
We are epochal, colossal, monumental!

We can improvise, exprovise,
We are artists, real fake artists,
real fake artists!
Track Name: Next Revolution, Please!
Mommy! I want a new phone!
No!
Mommy! I want a new phone!
No!
But, mommy I want a new phone!
No! No! No! No!

Read! - No! Learn! - No!
Read! - No! Learn! - No!
Read! - No! Learn! - No!
…..
I Just want a new phone,
the phone of my dreams!

spoken:
But have you changed the world today?
Did you improve it? Is the world now a better place?
How progressive are you? What about the future of Mankind?
Come on, start a revolution!

Pffffff!
Come on, start it!
No! I just want the phone of my dreams!

No! No! No! No! No!
Start a revolution!
The phone of my dreams will fuck your revolution up the ass!

sung:
But have you changed the world today?
Did you improve it? Is the world now a better place?
How progressive are you? What about the future of Mankind?
Come on, come on, start a revolution!

The Revolution is on the inside!

OK, good, nice revolution, good revolution!
Now, start another one, and another one,
and another one!

Ri-di-cu-les!

OK, OK, nice revolution! Now, let's go back to the first revolution!

sung:
Come on, come on, start a revolution,
come on, come on, start a revolution,
start it, start it, start it, OK, OK,
start it, start it, start it, OK, OK,
nice revolution! OK! OK! OK!
nice revolution! OK! OK! OK!
Now start another one! another one!
Now start another one! another one!
Come on, it's time for a new revolution,
Come on, it's time for a new revolution,
Good, good, next revolution, please!
Good, good, nice revolution, boys!
Good, good, nice revolution!
Let’s go back to the first revolution!
second revolution, third revolution,
first revolution
and add a little bit, and add a little bit of progress
more progress please!
mo-ho-ho-ho-re
mo-ho-ho-ho-re
more progress please!

It’s time for progress, it’s time for progress (2x)
And civilization, and civilization (2x)
more civilization, more civilization (2x)
Stooop! Stooop! Stoop!

I searched deep in the hearts of the artists, the real-fake artists! - Nothing!
I searched deep in the heart of the system, the establishment,
the million dollars, the banks - Nothing!
I searched deep in the heart of the socialists, the neo-liberals,
the consumers, the decent men and women - Nothing!
I searched deep in the heart of Humanity,
the heart of me, senseless me, useless me! - Nothing!
I searched deep in the hearts of the men and women
who made The Revolution - Nothing!

The revolution is ri-di-cu-les!
You are ri-di-cu-les!
I am ri-di-cu-les!
We are ri-di-cu-les!
In the Great Scheme of Things, everything is ri-di-cu-les!
The Great Scheme of Things is ri-di-cu-les!
Track Name: Restart
Restart,
Make peace with yourself

Have faith in the future,
Start building it fast,

Stop blaming your neighbor
father
ex-boss
colored friend
self-help book

Stop learning from your mistakes
let go!

Start killing the past!
Track Name: Rescue
I just wonder why you came and rescued me

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