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about

Inspired by my varied ADHD compulsions, specifically related to tidying up after people.

lyrics

There's more than you could do
The chores are everywhere
Someone left them there for you
Leave it all
That way
Someone left them there for you
There's more than you could do

It's easier, so much easier
If I put that stuff away
Put that stuff away

There's more than you could do
The chores are everywhere
Someone left them there for you
Leave it all

It's easier, so much easier
If I put that stuff away
Put that stuff away

This time
There's more than you could do
The chores are everywhere
Leave it all
That way

It's easier, so much easier
If I put that stuff away
That way
It's easier, so much easier

Put that stuff away

credits

from phosphene, released April 7, 2023
Doug Hempstead: Vocals, guitar, bass, keyboards, percussion
Jordon Zadorozny: Drums, guitar
Gareth Auden-Hole: Mandolin, vocals

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Area Resident Ottawa, Ontario

Area Resident is Doug Hempstead. A CBC radio journalist twice-a-day and basement recording artist by night. This is the music he makes, mostly alone.

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