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A Crumbling Empire

from Each Dirty Letter by Calamateur

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    Original 2010 CD release of 'Each Dirty Letter' on Autoclave Records. Packaged in a clear, shrinkwrapped plastic jewel case, complete with a 16-page booklet designed by DUFI, with original artwork by Derek Steele.

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Give me a clean slate
Give me a cold day
Clear skies and sunlight
Fogged breath and frostbite

Breakfast in Brooklyn
The day wasted looking
Over the skyline
The city I’d thought was mine

A packet of Camels
A flask of Jack Daniels
A fire by the lochside
Talking past midnight

My friends keep on calling
On someone who’s fallen
They think I’ve forgotten
Who I’ve turned my back on

And in the silence
In the dark
Under your stars
I give you my heart


from Each Dirty Letter, released September 6, 2010
Andrew Howie: acoustic guitar, organ bass pedals, vocals
Iain Hutchison: electric guitar, organ
Phil Moir: drums


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Andrew Howie is a Scottish singer-songwriter, multi-instrumentalist & community music tutor who has been writing, recording and releasing his own music for over two decades.

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