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Candy

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A song about social anxiety, specifically when you move into that age where you're starting to get a bit old to partake in the activities you've always identified yourself with. I wanted a bit of a 60s pop vibe to this one, with the deadened drums with slap echo, and the big, over the top guitar solo and big, sloppy group singalong at the end. The epicness of aspects of the song are kind of funny given the subject matter.

lyrics

Half remaining drink on the counter top.
Weighing up the options: continue or to stop.
Pushing down the awkwardness with another glass,
Or get behind the wheel, put these people in the past.

Candy, drawing in and standing
Over in the corner, grabbing at her shoulder.
Listening to the banter, the silence that surrounds her,
The bright downlights that haunt her, highlighting her frame.

Enveloped in the sound bouncing off the walls.
Hidden in the volume seeping to the core.

Candy, drawing in and standing
Over in the corner, grabbing at her shoulder.
Listening to the banter, the silence that surrounds her,
The bright downlights that haunt her, highlighting her frame.
The empty conversation, the bodies' condensation
Collecting on the ceiling, the useless air-conditioning.
The sense of youth near gone, of duty lingering on.
Now they're playing the final song, we're dispersing through the door.

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from Seven Days, released February 29, 2016

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St Augustus Brisbane, Australia

St Augustus is the solo venture of one Cameron Smith. Follows on from the band Mt Augustus. Slowcore folk pop with occasional forays into volume and noise.

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