25 June 2011

A thing of beauty - hole in the heart
Vinyl arrived - for once this sub-Camille Paglia motormouth is speechless, literally. It's just perfectly pretty and all washed up in blues.
Been incredibly busy, people would be amazed at how many little things need to get done, even at our homemade level.
The St Giles gig is now sold-out, thanks to our word-of-mouth lovers, and already a little over-subscribed. It's gonna be craze, but hopefully a nite - (why have I started using 'nite'?, that's twitter for you, condensing thoughts into monosyllabic rants and raping the language) - anyway, as I woz (ay caramba...) saying, hoping St Giles will be a night when the heavy load of our labour will be lifted away into the church canopy, and together, communion-style, we'll lose our souls in music. Looking forward.
As it's now becoming a habit, just as we're gearing up for a live show, I'm shaking the line-up a little, looking for that elusive perfect fit.
People may think I'm crazy and argue that there is no such thing, that in life we need to learn to negotiate with the imperfect. But I would argue back that I cannot help but strive for what I once saw in a dream; and as the band moves forward, little by little, we're getting closer and closer to the non-vanishing point.
Release date is upon us, AUG 8th, won't flee the country, but hide in the cave and say a little secular drunken prayer to everyone who's been helping along the way.
The empty space in the core remains, but now greatly uplifted by a piece of vinyl with its tine hole in the middle and subtle grooves in translucent light, as pretty and pure as that incredible moment, when the heart of everyman beats for the first time and strikes forward filled with infinite possibility.
Oh, what joy.
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5 comments:

Dianafsc said...

it looks like a small flying sauce, an UFO full of beauty and history!

looking forward to this release date so much, the materialization of the dreams and hopes of all these waiting years...

we're with you, whoever and whichever are your choices for the band!

go Drugstore!

Lex said...

I'm not what you would call a believer but I feel like saying one single word after reading the news: AMEN! ;)

So now August 8th is going to be doubly special! (It's also the date when we should finish moving our things to the new house!)

The vynil's a beauty!

Lex xx

Graeme900 said...

Hey miss m- what is best way to get hands on vinyl beauties?

Can't wait for st giles

Bogman Blogt said...

At last... and now... Let the vinyl come to me and prepare for some serious dancing...

Marcio said...

Can´t wait to have this beautiful album in my hands. If the look is this beauty I can imagine the sound! I hope it crosses the ocean and arrives in perfect conditions.