Shadowboxer

by Lach

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"There are certain lines in songs that just some the whole tune up, the anchor line and I love singing them, in this case it's 'Now you're lonely but you look exquisite'. Exquisite is such an exquisite word! I've been holding this tune back from albums for years but the Fan Club inspired me to get it out there. Perhaps some of the upcoming Fan Club releases will become my next album. That'd be cool." - Lach

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released December 22, 2016

Lach - Vx and Guitar
Live engineer - Dave Woodcock
Mix engineer - Lach
Produced by Lach

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Lach Edinburgh, UK

Lach, founder of the Antifolk movement and star of BBC Radio 4's The Lach Chronicles.

‘Beat-punk-unplugged joy!’-The Guardian UK

‘Splendid! Best of it's kind!’- Mojo

‘Incredibly bright, influential, funny, poetic.’-Suzanne Vega

‘Best punk guitarist since Johnny Ramone.’-Billy Ficca of Televis
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Track Name: Shadowboxer
Shadow Boxer

You can never tell when it's going to happen
So you look in every eye just to be sure
Once, long ago, you thought you had it
But now you find you're just searching for more

Down in the village when the wine gets served
Check out the waitress and the dancing girls
Check out every lady from every angle
Give yourself excuses not to go home

(You say)
We are all not equal
We are not all right
But we're all going to find ourselves
A place to sleep tonight
La-de-da-de-dum

Now you're lonely but you look exquisite
And all your dreams have turned black and blue
Yeah, you feel like just like Jimmy Cagney
You're shadowboxing, but who's beating who?

(You say)
We are all not equal
we are not all right
But we're all going to find ourselves
A place to sleep tonight
la-de-da-de-dum