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Measures (Single)

by Thousand Yard Stare

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    Includes unlimited streaming via the free Bandcamp app, plus high-quality downloads of Adverse Cambers (single), Measures (Single), Upping Sticks (single), The Panglossian Momentum LP, Precious Pressures (single), Schism Algorithm (single), It Sparks! (Single), Remixes EP, and 5 more. , and , .

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  • Singles Series (4 X CD Promos) - Limited Pre-Order

    If you are looking to collect all our upcoming 4 CD promo single releases, you can pre-order them all via this limited offer! This bundle ensures you will recieve each of the CD promos by their specified release dates over the coming months.
    Each will be a 3 track release, with extra tracks not available on other streaming services.
    The CD comes in a 'promo-style', a wrap around full colour cover housed in a slim PVC sleeve.
    All CD promos are highly limited and will not be re-pressed.
    POSTAL CHARGES FOR ALL 4 RELEASES ARE INCLUDED.
    PLEASE NOTE - THIS OFFER IS AVAILABLE FOR UK RESIDENTS ONLY.
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  • Measures (Ltd. Edition Promo CD)
    Compact Disc (CD) + Digital Album

    We are continuing wth our popular highly limited CD promo style releases! Measures CD Promo comes with a full colour wrap around sleeve in a slim PVC sleeve, and includes the single version of Measures, plus the homespun original demo, and a bonus live version of Heimlich Mnvr from Speakeasy Festival. These extra tracks will not be available on any other streaming services. Get what's yours while you can!

    Includes unlimited streaming of Measures (Single) via the free Bandcamp app, plus high-quality download in MP3, FLAC and more.

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IT’S THE MEASURES THAT YOU TAKE TO DEFINE YOU IT’S THE MEASURES WHEN YOU TIE UP LOOSE ENDS IT’S THE MEASURES THAT YOU TAKE TO ALIGN YOU IT’S THE PLEASURE IN THE MESSAGE IT SENDS THEY PUT MEASURES IN TO BUTTER YOU UP THEY PUT MEASURES IN TO FOG UP YOUR LENS THERE’S NO MEASURE FOR THE LENGTHS THEY WILL GO TO THE MEASURES, THE MEASURES… THEY’LL PUT MEASURES IN TO TRY AND REMIND YOU THEY’LL PUT MEASURES IN TO TEST YOUR DEFENCE THEY PUT MEASURES IN TO TRY BLACK EYE YOU THEY USE MEASURES AS A MEANS TO AN END BUT THERE ARE MEASURES YOU CAN TAKE TO UNTIE YOU THERE ARE MEASURES WHERE YOU’RE MAKING AMENDS THERE ARE MEASURES YOU CAN TAKE TO REVIVE YOU TAKING PLEASURE IN THE MESSAGE IT SENDS (AAH-AAH-AAH, AH AH AAH-AAH-AAH) IT DOESN’T MATTER HOW YOU ARRIVE HERE JUST BE SURE THAT YOU ARE HERE AT THE END IT DOESN’T MATTER HOW YOU ARRIVE HERE TAKE PLEASURE IN THE MESSAGE IT SENDS IT DOESN’T MATTER HOW YOU ARRIVE HERE JUST BE SURE THAT YOU ARE HERE AT THE END IT DOESN’T MATTER HOW YOU ARRIVE HERE TAKE PLEASURE IN THE MESSAGE IT SENDS TAKE PLEASURE IN THE MESSAGE IT SENDS
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The first of a run of singles set for release in the coming months, Measures is a three-part refractory and spirited tune of hopeful defiance, self actualisation and collective resistance. Chest out, full lunged, and bristling. Help yourself to help others... y'know?

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released March 25, 2022

Written by Barnes/Duffy
Performed by Thousand Yard Stare
Recorded & Mixed at Raffer Studios, Kent
Produced by Callum Rafferty

Stifled Aardvark Records
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Thousand Yard Stare UK

Thousand Yard Stare were formed in 1988 in Slough, Berkshire, releasing several EPs that reached the top of the indie charts in 1991-2, and 2 LPs for Polydor. The band have recently reformed to sell out gigs throughout the UK described by critics as "a band who are as good - if not better - than when they were the next big thing back in the early 90's" (DIS) ... more

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