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Dream Catching Songs (pre​-​order)

by Thomas Truax with Budgie and Mother Superior

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    Pre-order of Dream Catching Songs (pre-order). You get 1 track now (streaming via the free Bandcamp app and also available as a high-quality download in MP3, FLAC and more), plus the complete album the moment it’s released.
    Purchasable with gift card
    releases January 20, 2023

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  • Compact Disc (CD) + Digital Album

    Comes in a beautiful eco-friendly gatefold card sleeve with lyric booklet

    Includes digital pre-order of Dream Catching Songs (pre-order). You get 1 track now (streaming via the free Bandcamp app and also available as a high-quality download in MP3, FLAC and more), plus the complete album the moment it’s released.
    digital album releases January 20, 2023
    item ships out on or around January 18, 2023

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  • Record/Vinyl + Digital Album

    Deluxe 12" pressed on Dream Blue Vinyl with printed lyrics sleeve.
    (Note: photo is a mockup as the vinyl is still at the pressing plant at the time of the preorder, actual vinyl color may vary slightly from this)

    Includes digital pre-order of Dream Catching Songs (pre-order). You get 1 track now (streaming via the free Bandcamp app and also available as a high-quality download in MP3, FLAC and more), plus the complete album the moment it’s released.
    shipping out on or around January 20, 2023

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  • Record/Vinyl + Digital Album

    12" album cover art in a quality black wood frame, for you download fans that don't have a record player but like something special, and have that perfect place on the wall just anxiously awaiting this framed piece.
    Also makes a perfect gift when you want to give someone a download but want it to be something you can touch and feel and see too. And it catches bad dreams.
    Note: Even though we'll ship these a little earlier, the full album download code will only be redeemable once the album is released on the 20th January 2023.
    (UK deliveries only at the moment for this one- and to be clear, a vinyl record is not included, this is a decorative piece).

    Includes digital pre-order of Dream Catching Songs (pre-order). You get 1 track now (streaming via the free Bandcamp app and also available as a high-quality download in MP3, FLAC and more), plus the complete album the moment it’s released.
    digital album releases January 20, 2023
    item ships out on or around December 10, 2022
    edition of 50 

      £28 GBP or more 

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1.
Dream Catching Song
2.
EVERYTHING’S GOING TO BE ALL RIGHT I’m solid with a pack of beautiful losers Their aspirations may be modest Some may say we’re soft But the kindness in their heartbeats That’s my backbone of drums We try to play a game of poker with an incomplete deck Between the booze and the takeaways the kitchen is a wreck We grumble at the state of the world and the news of the day When Faye sets fire to the newspaper we laugh through our dismay We drink and toast each other and dance rings around the table Sing along to the songs that keep us almost stable (like this one) It’s gonna be all right, it’s gonna be all right Everything’s going to be all right Now there’s a full Moon over Wowtown tonight And now that William Shatner’s on a real space flight It’s gonna be all right, it’s gonna be all right Everything’s going to be all right Of course we go on and on about how our big dreams got away Curse the billionaires and gatekeepers that led us all astray Maybe Elon Musk can spare a few measly pesos For all us buskers overlooked by the likes of Jeff Bezos? We raise our glasses to the whistleblowers and the great seekers of truth And to the great dental practitioner that fixed Joe’s aching tooth And at some point we’ll conclude, though we’re not seeing so straight That there’s a chance we’ll still be winners once we get out of the gate ... It’s gonna be all right, it’s gonna be all right Everything’s going to be all right With your latte daddy and your Bucket Hat Hangin outside Coco Chanel’s old Flat Everything’s going to be alright Now that Priti Patel has met with Little Amal And Pete the Cat is gonna find his tail It’s gonna be all right…. Everything’s going to be all right
3.
Birds & Bees
4.
The Anomalous Now
5.
Free Floaters
6.
A Wonderful Kind Of Strange
7.
Origami Spy Arrives In Paper Boat
8.
A Little More Time
9.
Big Bright Marble
10.
The Fisherman’s Wishing Well Prayer

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releases January 20, 2023

Written and produced by Thomas Truax
Drums: Budgie
Mechanical percussion: Mother Superior
Special guest appearances by Luna
All other instruments, sounds and voices by Thomas
Recorded by Thomas and his Hornicator (with help from Budgie) in Berlin, Birmingham and Wowtown
Mastered by Pete Weiss at Jade Cow Music Services, Somerville MA, USA

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Thomas Truax London, UK

"Thomas Truax crafts rich, poetically evocative songs about insects, trees, technology, and a lifelong obsession with all things lunar. He travels the world performing with his "band" of bizarre self-made instruments including a motorized drum machine made with bike wheels and a souped-up Gramophone called 'The Hornicator', as well as his venerable guitar 'Hank'.
"Inventive and Romantic" -TimeOut
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