half life

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bathe your heart in alcohol
soaked down through the marrow
my own beloved albatross
face down in the water
half ghost, half animal
takes the cure 'til it's poison
sound the alarm


from call the waves, released February 1, 2016
mike benecke: guitars, voices
rob hume: bass
john broeckel: drums



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mike benecke Los Angeles, California

"beautiful, slow, intimate and rich dreamfolk... that aches like wolves in the near distance." - coverlaydown.com 03/05/16

"One of the most intimately thoughtful and honestly heartfelt records out of L.A. in years. It's pure." - la-underground.net 07/11/12
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