Due To The State Of My Handwriting

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When I was younger i kept a diary but had to disguise my handwriting due to the fact that my nosy sister was always reading it. Unfortunately for me I did too go a job and couldn't even decipher it myself.


Due To The State Of My Handwriting


Due to the state of my handwriting
I never was in love (X2)

I have found that my handwriting lets me down
Word by word i systematically drown
I hide the truth in-between the lines
My thoughts are blurred, cryptically defined


The rules of the game seem to change a lot
When they're illegible (x2)

The moment scrawled, exploded over the page
Hides what I felt in another age
So I return decipher ink stain and scrawl
And I recall that I was never here at all...


Due to the state of my handwriting I never was in love (x3)

I never was in love, I never was in love


from Things Keep Blowing Up, released March 29, 2012
Words and Music by Simon Parker
Bass by Jim Duncan
Drums and Guitar by Ali Gavan
Guitar and Vocals by Simon Parker



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Lightning Dept. Brighton, UK

Lightning Dept. was all started by the misreading of a shop sign. Written over a 3 week period and recorded in just 3 days, 'things KEEP blowing UP' is a fresh, icy blast of pop magic. The bands love of Weezer, Lemonheads and Guided By Voices shines through on this 15 track album which is all over in 32 minutes of clipped majestic indie rock.
Look out for the CD and digital release in March 2012.
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