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The party was ending and then
your shadow arrived -
an upturned collar and cross-stitch smile,
inching inside.
As everyone queued for a clearer view,
sighing asides,
you cleared another space in my heart
with your eyes
and if you take a long time to decide
it's alright.
If you take a long time to decide
it's alright.

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from Beautiful Machines, released April 1, 2002

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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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