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Phosphenes

from phosphene by Area Resident

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about

A love song for my sweetie, Chelle.

lyrics

It took just 15 minutes for me
to fall for you
We took 15 years away
You're so smooth

You waited 15 minutes for me
To talk to you in secret code
We took 15 years away
You're so smooth

I will close my eyes
There will still be light
Focus on the phosphenes in my sight

It was a 15-minute drive
to the hotel
We took 15 years away
You're so smooth
You're so smooth
Playing rough with me

I will close my eyes
There will still be light
Focus on the phosphenes in my sight

credits

from phosphene, released April 7, 2023
Doug Hempstead: Vocals, guitar, bass, keyboards, percussion
Jordon Zadorozny: Drums, acoustic guitar
Gareth Auden-Hole: Mandola
Dave Merritt: Vocals, guitar solo
Stella Panacci: 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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