Log in now to add this track to your mixtape! Rate These Lyrics 5 Votes Add to Mixtape. Create an account with SongMeanings to post comments, submit lyrics, and more. Manchester Orchestra – The Alien. It’s super easy, we promise! Since then, the quartet from Atlanta, Georgia has continued to generate a sophisticated form of Indie Rock that unfortunately remains underappreciated. “The Alien” is “a narrative about a small slice of time in a man’s life as he faces a lofty decision with a dire consequence. Manchester Orchestra A Black Mile To The Surface ℗ 2017 Loma Vista Recordings., Distributed by Concord Music Group, Inc. Most popular lyric tags. “They are not from Manchester and they are not an orchestra.” They are Manchester Orchestra.