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Extended Leave / Strange Interiors

by Lake Ruth

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    Black vinyl version. Limited edition color vinyl 7" version available as part of the SLR30 Singles Series. More info here: www.slumberlandrecords.com/slr30singles

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1.
It echoes on throughout your mind You cannot control it now Much as you want to Your eyes they fix upon the opening clause In the fading light it reads Dim as your future Once in awhile the company calls But you're not listening to reason For some time you've led them along Facing a mounting suspicion You're looking for the person in charge Will they give you what you're asking Give you what you're asking You grow obsessed looking at your watch But you can't speed up the time And the hours are everlasting
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So you're the last hope And the last solution left Sorry for a time Trying to see through all your tears But it's ok Cause we'll all end up home again You'd try to fix it But you don't know how It seems like the wrong time And the wrong place now But it's alright my friend It's the thought that counts The interiors never felt this strange Once they depart you will forge ahead The way unknowable Your air makes it possible When the report reaches the Earth You're such a hero

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Lake Ruth was formed in 2015 by multi-instrumentalist Hewson Chen of The New Lines, drummer Matt Schulz (Holy Fuck, Enon, SAVAK) and vocalist Allison Brice (The Eighteenth Day of May, The Silver Abduction). Their expanded live line-up includes René Dennis (The New Lines), James Canty (The Make-up, Ted Leo & The Pharmacists), and David Mason (Listening Center).

Inspired by 1960's sonic experimentation, baroque psychedelia, library obscurities, vintage pop noir, Giallo soundtracks, kraut and jazz, Lake Ruth creates intriguing and unique music rich with multilayered instrumentation, propulsive rhythms and atmospheric vocals.

Following up two excellent albums and several singles, "Extended Leave" is their latest music and perhaps the sharpest, most incisive example of their deep, thought-provoking pop yet. Mysterious and melodic, both sides of this double-A side single ably demonstrate why Lake Ruth are one of the most interesting bands out there today. Part of the SLR30 Singles Series.

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released November 1, 2019

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Lake Ruth New York, New York

NYC's Lake Ruth was formed in 2015 by multi-instrumentalist Hewson Chen of The New Lines, drummer Matt Schulz (Holy Fuck / Enon / SAVAK) and vocalist Allison Brice (The Eighteenth Day Of May, The Silver Abduction).

Their debut LP, Actual Entity, came out in 2016 on The Great Pop Supplement (UK). A second album, Birds of America, was released February 2018 on Feral Child (UK).
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