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Minmae Shall Be Revealed

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You make drowsy magic unlike other girls
You look tigerish beneath those Manichean curls
You wield your wand, you lord your looks
Your leave out your yellowed New Directions books
A sword, a shield
Minmae shall be revealed

We were sad, we were tough, but we liked that stuff
We could never find ourselves in bed enough
You had your fill of the world at will
You linger on Delancey even still
And Dermond field
Minmae shall be revealed

We were kissing on the summer lawn
And you went hissing in the winter calm
You became a cat, and I loved you for that
You wore ribbons in your blue Bergere hat
God love John Peel
Minmae shall be revealed


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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