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The Linger Effect is a Bourgeois Scam - one song every Tuesday in 2012. (To download for free enter 0.00 as the price.)

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Are you soundly sleeping tonight, oh John?
Since you have gone
you know that you can't ever come home -
no not again -
so make it where you are, oh John.
On the streets unseen for so long
you know that they still speak your name
but no, it's not like before -
you were a winner, but they evened the score.

Are you soundly sleeping tonight, oh John?
Be glad that you've gone.
You know that you can't ever come home -
no not again.
Please don't dream tonight of the ones
who depended upon
the boy so handsome, so winsome and strong.
You know that they live in the past
and oh John, that's where they belong.

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from The Linger Effect is a Bourgeois Scam, track released February 7, 2012

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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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