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Simple Songs For These Complicated Times

by Half Deaf Clatch

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    Presented in a high quality card wallet. 'Simple Songs For These Complicated Times' is a collection of songs to accompany the end of the world - just relax, take your shoes off, find a comfy sofa....for 'The Apocalypse Blues'.

    Also includes download card for the album 'Eat Sleep Stomp Repeat'.

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Originally I envisaged this release as 'The Apocalypse Blues EP,' featuring the title song and three other tracks all thematically related to each other. It has grown into a full length album and I'm very happy that it has. All of the album shares a common theme, which can be stark and downbeat at times...but as a reflection on worldwide events and society in general, it's hard for it to be anything else. I have tried to inject a little humour here and there though, so it's not all doom and gloom. I enjoyed writing and recording this special project very much, I hope you enjoy listening to it too. - Clatch


released May 11, 2016

All songs written, performed and recorded by Half Deaf Clatch.

Recorded 'as live' with a few overdubs for added texture.

Half Deaf Clatch endorses and enthuses about Vintage® Guitars and Diamond Bottleneck Custom Guitar Slides



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Speak Up Recordings UK

Independent label for the recording projects of Andrew McLatchie (aka Half Deaf Clatch). Slightly strange musicianer. Eleven Time British Blues Award Finalist 2013 - 2016
Six Time UK Blues Award Finalist 2018 - 2022

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