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  • Architect of this Church CD release
    Compact Disc (CD) + Digital Album

    Debut album - 2 years in the making, 16,000 man-hours to record. Yours for whatever you can afford (over the price of physical production). The CD album comes in a simple recycled card wallet designed by the band.

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"King of Spain"

I don't need to see the proof,
I believe the things you do are dignified.
I took in the photographs,
Even though they didn't match your alibi.

But all of this was lies.
But all of this was lies.
But all of this was lies.

King of Spain why don't you talk to us?
King of Spain why don't you talk to us?
King of Spain why don't you talk to us?
King of Spain why don't you talk to us anymore?

But I recall the nights we knew,
The babbling brook the evening dew,
And underneath the sycamore tree,
A heaven sent soliloquy.

King of Spain why don't you talk to us?
King of Spain why don't you talk to us?
King of Spain why don't you talk to us?
King of Spain why don't you talk to us anymore?

King of Spain why don't you talk to us?
King of Rome why don't you talk to us?
King of Spain why don't you talk to us?
King of Rome why don't you talk to us?
All of you why don't you talk to us?
All of you why don't you talk to us?
All of you why don't you talk to us?
All of you why don't you talk to us anymore?

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from Architect of this Church, released June 20, 2009

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Hope and Social Leeds

In the tradition of the travelling bands, we guess we’re a bit like a Yorkshire E-Street Band...meets Arcade Fire...meets The Faces…meets Dexys Midnight Runners…meets Prefab Sprout…at a party...in an argument about who gets to have sex with David Bowie. We're not as good at describing ourselves as others are, so...

"a big sound from this impressive outfit...inspired, anthemic, great" - Q magazine
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