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it's all that i can do
to stay so still with you
that you can count the breaths i take
that you can count the hours that break me gently
please just leave well-enough alone
the hours that roam around me and you
in this darkest room

let's not give it a name
let's just give it a moment to be
so gently stirring
whirring away

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

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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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