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Working For Uncle​/​Finding North

by The Shalfonts

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released September 9, 2013

All songs by Bryn Bowen and Ralph Morton.
Artwork by Owen Churchill.


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Track Name: Working For Uncle
Hairline up on the underside.
You´ll find, poking through the sponge mattress, springs
Where I´m sprawled out and propped up by my elbow.

I stroll with a pal
There´s so many queries
We iron them out
Take sips from the thermos
Then watch steam rise.

Getting spryer all the time
Unsealed and leaking
Left simmering.

Bread rise fill me like i can´t describe
You´ll find you´re the Trojan that you thought you were
Clove hoven and unmovable.

Getting spryer all the time
And losing reception
Head or gut?
Heads and guts prepped in a line
Pick one and go strolling
Wear your new earrings.
Track Name: Finding North
It´s moldy and no good
And it´s see through
You see right through the hood
Through the skull

It´s a bright brain in there
In your planet shaped head
Deep fried with the rest
And see through.

Unsure if it´s affected
Or weather you´re sharing the good parts
Confused at your language
At how the old words come out.

But it´s a bright brain in there
It´s a full head of hair.
Wince at the glare
Then stand around feeling confused.

Heading back into the shell in slow mo
Sloe jam spread on bread slice in noon sun
His Mum from her youth on
Distorted and long.

I read your notes, I clipped your buds
I smoothed the main
I longed for juice, I cleared the room
and then I sprawled out in the centre.
I read your notes, I clipped your buds
I smoothed the main.
I longed for juice, I joined a group
You forgot yourself but i found it for you.
Everything was cold, couldn´t warm it up
But figuring it out up north was never a bore.

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