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I Am A Watercolour (Water​-​Soluble Mix)

from Charmer (Deluxe Edition) by The Linger Effect

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Remixed by Iron Monkey. Originally released on the compilation CD The Unlike Label 2003, and later included on the Watercolour EP in 2011.


I have been momentary.
I'm a luxury.
I'm a watercolour, darling -
I wash off.

I am no have-to-have,
no wild flowers in the hall,
no cherubs in the garden,
no dreams at all.

The sum of yourself is always there -
naked and singular - a wall -
solid and monumental, darling,
just waiting for the call

and I give you permission -
I give you back your heart -
and I give you permission -
I give you back your heart.


from Charmer (Deluxe Edition), released February 18, 2014




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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