Coma / Smoke / I Could Be Back

by Hailaker

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Coma / Smoke 04:27
Where’d you go? So I know… decided I’m leaving, somersault, I’ll dissolve, there’s no way of knowing. …oh, and I finally caught a coma, oh and my irony forged an omen. Couldn’t hear your name, couldn’t steer on my own; you had barely aged, let it domino, in the evening, had I said I’d postpone? Sever all your limbs, follow head over toes. Years ago, I coined the portmanteau, I tore the words you sewed, thought that I would shape it, it’s all in the cadence, hard enough to say at all. Further in a deeper haze, oh I couldn’t steer on my own, hardly had an even say, had I even said I’d postpone? Sister I know harder than most, when you’re bitter to the ‘aura’, she never spoke, the better of a woman, she was the colour of smoke, go farther in the furrow, called it off, she was held in a choke, and the corners of the atlas seared, white as a tone, a murmur at the lighter sounds of naphtha, burned harder than most.
I never noticed what you're running from, in an open, in a marathon on my own, tiny doses of America, cus I was owed it, it was legible! Oh don’t… I never noticed all the chemicals, so potent, it’d turn me blonde on its own, I’m eroding, I’m a replica, but for a moment I’m adorable, oh, I know. I could be back when you know. Don’t be modest, were you way down low? Rotate it, I’ve been cut in decimals, bored of walking, pull my ankles off… by way of promise, I was taken there under oath. Don't look at me like that when you know!


released February 8, 2019

All songs written and performed by Hailaker.

© 2018 BDi Music Publishing
℗ 2018 Lowswimmer

Recorded, produced and mixed by Hailaker
Drums performed by Ali Lacey
Saxophone, Baritone Saxophone performed by Annie Perry
Violin performed by David Grubb
Gang Vocals performed by:
Dennis Applebaum
Helen Dixon
Rowan Ferguson
Christie Gardner
Alex Parry

Mastered by Jeff Lipton at Peerless Mastering, Boston, MA
Assistant Mastering Engineer: Maria Rice

Artwork by Mike Roth.


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Hailaker UK

Seen by its current members as less of an artist or band than a fluid, open-ended project, Hailaker (hay-ull-ache-err)’s principal members and founders are Jemima Coulter and Ed Tullett, who work between Bristol and Cardiff. Portland, Oregon-based artist Mike Roth handles artwork, and Ali Lacey (Novo Amor), amongst others, also contribute. ... more

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