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Come a little closer -
I never learned to walk.
you ask all the questions -
I never learned to talk.

My steps are met with splinters
or they are out of line.
There's wisdom in what you say.
Say it all the time:

"Everything's sad if you make it so."

Tell me where to tread.
I'll follow in your stead
down pathways so well defined.
I will fall behind.

Help me find my way around.
Everything's the wrong way 'round.
Somehow the world turned inside-out
and I wasn't looking.


from Beautiful Machines, released April 1, 2002




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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