Smoke Of Certain Afternoons (featuring Rob Britton)

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The fifth Eiscafe song. Rob did a lovely job with this. Again, the acoustic guitars were just a demo. The title comes from page 115 of Thomas Pynchon's 'Gravity's Rainbow', a book I've nabbed a few things from, i.e. The Soft Close-Ups band name.

lyrics

Smoke Of Certain Afternoons

The marker, the lip smear
The whiskey in the carpet
Held upwards, hungover
Skipped another heartbeat
Just hold on to something
An ironing board, a keyboard stand
Just hold on to one thing
You haven't nailed down

The leg cross, rolled ankle
A swimming pool eye flashes
The floral in the landscape
And Adam lost his glasses
Just hold on to something
A smokey bar, a strangers hand
Just hold on to one thing
You haven't nailed down

credits

from Sugarstuck Pouts, released October 22, 2015
Music by Stone. Words by Britton.
Music played by Stone and Britton. Words sung by Britton.
Produced by Stone and Britton.

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tags: pop London

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Eiscafe London, UK

Eiscafe is Aug Stone and friends. A project started in 2011 to make proper songs out of his ever-increasing stacks of demo ideas. Aug writes the music and sends it to someone to write the lyrics and sing. Do get in touch if you'd like to collaborate!

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