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  • Compact Disc (CD) + Digital Album

    Limited edition (run of 50) CD with unique artwork by Susan Putnins. Comes in a 100lb cardstock sleeve, hand-numbered with hidden messages from the band.

    Includes unlimited streaming of I'm perfect (but that's what makes me not perfect) via the free Bandcamp app, plus high-quality download in MP3, FLAC and more.
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I'm a block of chopped wood. I'm the block of ice under your parents' feet. I am empty, barren, doomed to diminish and repeat. Where'd you go? I swore my eye caught his butterfly wings in my antique net old, rusted, solid and slow. I wish you were below. When you held me I swore that I'd never let go, but I let go. I'm a branch hanging by a thread. I am hacked mathematically, rhythmically, anonymously 'cross the sun like a Salvador Dali sliced eye. Where'd it go? I swore my lungs were filled to capacity with the furniture brocaded, polished and gold. Now it crumbles like coal. Guess it was something that I stole. Well the school's alright, everybody's fine, she just happened to forget a year of time. Well, there was no pencil, there was no crime, just shame, shame, shame 'til the end of time. Well the kid's alright, every day is fine, but at night she's strangled by her own mind. And the children sing "Everything is fine," but at night they whisper, "Why, G-d, why?" I'm a taker admittedly. I will take whatever you will give to me. If it's nice or if it's not, doesn't matter a whole lot, 'cause when I'm alone I'm like a tree that falls, and it kills me but I don't know if I'll make a sound when I hit the ground and nobody's around, and nobody's around, and nobody's around.

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from I'm perfect (but that's what makes me not perfect), released September 4, 2011

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The Sinister Turns Cambridge

The Sinister Turns are a four-piece independent pop-rock band based out of Cambridge, Massachusetts, playing richly-orchestrated piano-driven pop influenced by Okkervil River, Mirah, the Organ, and Salvador Dali sliced eyes.

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