The Sea Will Have Her Day

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Later remixed and included on the CD compilation The Unlike Label 2001. The remix was reissued on the Watercolour benefit E.P. for Japan here on bandcamp in 2011.

This song was inspired by a psychic's prediction that a major tidal wave would hit Newfoundland in the late 1990s. It still hasn't happened.

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please take me away from here
i can't breathe
take me to where the sun will shine
and i can believe you can keep me safe
i know this is hard to bear
but even in my sleep i can hear it coming
roaring over the hills
and someday soon
the sea will have her day with me

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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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