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  • USB enabled Flashdive with 4 GB storage capacity includes:

    Meal Ticket To Purgatory (LP)
    Superpowerfragilis: Or How I Learned To Stop Caring And Love The Drug (LP)
    Vancouver And All The Reasons Why (EP)
    Songs (EP)
    Heaven On A Branch (LP)

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about

"It's like Dusty Springfield skipping along a busy 60s city sidewalk on some unknown designer drug that keeps swaying way out into the far spiral arms of what is possible with our monkey minds."

- Ian Hough, Indiecater Records

lyrics

-LYRICS-

Give a lot of goodiness
Give sincerity
Ain’t got nothing else
Save the itty biggest fall for the team
Make believe I’m like the president
Or someone dumb like that
Or someone else
You know it’s fuckin’ free
It’s fuckin’ free to dream

Pay check to pay check I surface for air
Eighty-six dignity
There’s none to prepare

A true to life reflection on a greasy spoon
I could’ve been a better wife to Gene
Another night of this could be suicide
Won’t someone please treat me decently?

The only thing I’m good for is tending to you
You’re good at a lot of things that I’ll never do

But someday I’ll be hopping on to that plane
And when I do
I’m sure I won’t
I can’t even think of a better place
And so it goes
So it goes
So it goes

I’ll just drink till I die
I doubt you’d even cry

But someday I’ll be hopping on to that plane
And when I do
I’m sure I won’t
I can’t even think of a better place
And so it goes
So it goes
So it goes

They say the limit’s the sky
I’ll give nothing a try

credits

from Meal Ticket To Purgatory, released June 18, 2007

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The Van Allen Belt Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

The Van Allen Belt is impossible to categorize, luscious to listen to. This isn't your typical trippy, psychedelic music ― this is unique.

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