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Arab Strap was a slowcore band from Falkirk, Scotland, UK, signed for the majority of their albums to independent record label Chemikal Underground. The duo had a short lived flirtation with a major label at the peak of their critical acclaim (after "Philophobia") when they signed to Go!Beat records (a former independent label now owned by Universal).Read More...
Vocalist Aidan Moffat and multi-instrumentalist Malcolm Middleton met in Falkirk, bonded over their mutual love for Drag City recording artists such as Smog and Will Oldham, and began a collaboration in 1995. The band is completed by violinist Jenny Reeve and cellist Stacey Sievewright. Arab Strap's marked characteristics include frank and forthright lyrics delivered in a Scottish brogue.
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- LyricsSo that was the first big weekend of the summer
Starts thursday as usual with the canteen quiz and again no-one wins the big cash prize
Later I do my sound bloke routine by approaching gina's new boyfriend to say that he shouldn't feel
Then on friday night we went through to the arches
- LyricsAnother blowhead disco
Another sniff of romance I'll forget
We promised to ourselves before we came out
We'd do somethin' we regret
These people are your friends
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- LyricsYou know i've felt like this before,
I know you have felt it too,
But maybe i dont want to dance,
Cos ive not had as much as you.
Our lives did not begin,
- LyricsHow am I supposed to walk you home
When you're at least fifty feet ahead?
'Cause you walked off in a huff
And I'm that pissed I can't remember
What it was I said
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