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First released on the cassette compilation "The Longest Word In The Dictionary" free with zine No Sky no. 3 in 1998. Later included on Beautiful Machines.


help me i'm feeling down
say the words and bring me 'round
come and tell me a secret
come and tell me i'm your secret

tell me something's happening
because i already believe
you make me set new records
for just how much one person can dream

say the words and prove me right
i don't want to stay in tonight
lead me through the garden
and down the pathways of your heart


from Love Songs for Late Bloomers, released January 1, 1999
Written, produced, performed, recorded + mixed by Kent Burt.




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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