Jamais Vu

by The Linger Effect

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2019 marks 20 years since the first Linger Effect release. To celebrate this special anniversary, the Jamais Vu EP features brand new recordings of five favourites from the cassette years (1999-2002).

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released February 22, 2019

Recorded December 2018 - February 2019.
Kent Burt - voices, instruments, production.

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The Linger Effect St John's, Newfoundland and Labrador

Reputedly abandoned as an infant on the unforgiving permafrost of northeast Newfoundland and raised by sasquatch, TLE is the type of one-man music machine that arrives only once per generation. Velvety 6-string chuggalug, chilly Teutonic synth, Eurodisco, & Mancunian post-punk bound together by a sticky, spunky aplomb that only a lifetime of being switched on and streetwise can engender. ... more

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Track Name: Go!
When you take your pick be careful how you choose it.
Everyone chooses so you can't say that you won't.
You can cover your eyes, but no one gets off that easy.
You can try to run, you can try to run, but you don't.
There's a reason we're here and I know you can see it
so come on now and give it over, son.
You're too sensible dressed and easily impressed
and now I'm addressing your oppressing hands - go!
Track Name: Where Words Fail
Come on, boy, and let's take the easy way -
out of the city and out to the highway.
No ties to anything tonight -
so just cut the engine and ride the sky.

My hands work where words fail me (uh-oh).

No names or faces or traces of kin -
our bodies just shells which we travel within.
With every smash-up and every smash-in
you know i think i'm getting closer to home.

My hands work where words fail me (uh-oh).
Track Name: Sheldrake
All this time is just time wasted -
all the time we spent just waiting,
and tonight is the end of time.
You never thought I'd come so far, did you?
Well I don't want to see it through
and I'm so mad I think I could take my life.
And so tonight begins the ending -
never once beyond the beginning
I'm stopping the start of something more.
I never thought I'd come so far, and you
never thought to consider more than you
and I'm so mad I think I could take your life.
It was so far it's not so far right now,
but I think I'll just go home right now.
Track Name: Saturday
Come on over - I know a way to pass the time.
You hesitate, but I don't think she'd mind
and isn't it a waste to spend the day alone?
Track Name: Stasis
You're going somewhere tonight
that I can never see -
to the end of the walk
where the night leaves darkness and me.

It's something I know too well.

Standing here on the steps alone
with the wind and the leaves
I long for tomorrow when time
again will cease
to pass me by as again we lie
in the forest of our lies -
tall and strong and where we belong -
towering to the sky.

It's a feeling I know too well.

So tomorrow night you'll come again
as if from another land
and all down my spine and all over my eyes
the sense of another's hands.

It's a feeling I know too well.

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