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Cardinal Points

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I guess it's plausible apostasy
You know how much you mean to me
So you're proud of your mouth
Sold out poems from the south

You surprised me with your symmetry
Your Roman rings, your tyranny
You rambled back and forth
'Bout some future furies from the north

Cardinal points
Appear before
The silver scenes
That we adore

They found us in a gilded bed
Where we mostly drank and read
We could sin, we could talk
And wish away the winter hawks

Beneath the blessed scenery
You conjured all your warmth for me
And so illuminated love
Fell like fever from above

Cardinal points
Appear before
The silver scenes
That we adore


from Secret Kids, released October 14, 2016



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Virgin of the Birds Seattle, Washington

Named after a poor English translation of a Salvador Dali painting, Virgin of the Birds treads a line between intimate, lo fi folk and the occasional grandeur of early art rock. About 2007′s Mixed Choir, released on Abandoned Love Records, songs:illinois noted “If you like the rambling folk weirdness of Felt than you’ll no doubt like this as well.” ... more

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