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Later included on Beautiful Machines.

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come on boy and let's take the easy way
out of the city and out to the highway
no ties to anything tonight
so just cut the engine and ride the sky

my hands work where words fail me uh-oh

no names or faces or traces of kin
our bodies just shells which we travel within
with every smash-up and every smash-in
you know i think i'm getting closer to home

my hands work where words fail me uh-oh

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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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