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Kite Without a String

by Beach Moon/Peach Moon

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The glass is always full …of something Knowing is a wall Learning is a wrecking ball The glass is always full Always full of something Don’t forget the air It is all around you Just breathe
How do you know? Where do you go? How do you grow? Party in the backseat of a car Call me if you can’t sleep… Party in the backseat of a car You don’t know me You don’t know me truly now
Answer Tide 04:22
In your head Out of your mind You think too much Just take your time Even in your arms I feel That cold dead heart/soul empty thing I know I won’t find what I need To fix it all outside of me I know… We won’t wither/waste away We’ll whistle/walk outside Enjoy the day Walk to where the moon pulls out the tide Help pull the answers from inside We walk outside
The Fog 04:39
Thoughts are fleeting Seething though my barren bones Swelling my brain and seeping out as chord-plucked tones That are breathing life into an old wayward child The fog is bad enough when I’ve had my rest The fog it is bad enough when I’ve had my rest and I’m tired I haven’t slept a wink in a long while Where did I end up and what’s the date and time? Eyes kept peeled on the road I missed the exit sign But I won’t be lost until I’m found Callously content with everything we see Give it some thought and delve beneath the crust and be Something more than Stuck inside a cage that you can’t see Olly olly oxen free my mind From the undertow of a social tide We’ll be the sea Vast and free
Spit out the breeze I breathe in the east Freeway fireflies like stars in the trees I can taste the west coast Open and free Drone and queen bee Shagbark hickory Is this it? Pretty soon I’ll be in Washington Is everything back home really over? ….I’m leaving. I’m really leaving. Don’t wait up for me I won’t wait up for you Hope you and everyone Won’t forget me too soon We drove to the rainbow I met my favorite color She filled my sky A deep dark Indigo That’s how I saw how bright the moon was That’s how I saw the size of the world from the sky
What Color 03:02
Words seep from my fingertips Through half-awake dreams Painting pictures buried In a half-asleep mind I grew up and forgot what color the world is I grew up and forgot what color the world was.
I’m not mad at you I’m just sad at us This was watered down I was fired up A bird without its wings Ain’t a kite without a string Free from everything We’re not free from anything …you know I won’t walk away for long.


Press Quotes:

"It’s rare that you get a song that drips with as much warmth as this does..." - Stereogum

"Lead guitars embed and wrap themselves around the warmest of chords in a cut that appears melancholic but with listen upon listen becomes unavoidably welcoming". - DIY Magazine

"i like this very very much indeed" - Simon Raymonde (Cocteau Twins, Bella Union Owner, Amazing Radio)

"I love this" - Gideon Coe (BBC Radio 6 Music)

"I keep going back to this. There's something really special about it. It's been really getting under my skin". - Dani Charlton (Amazing Radio - Album Of The Week)

"A masterful meeting of tone and texture, the record feels something like encountering American Football in the blissful height of Summer rather than in an enclosed end-of-era unraveling" - Gold Flake Paint

"Delectable lush vocals fused with hypnotic riffs and intelligent harmonious instrumentation. Kite Without String is lo-fi shoegaze at it’s finest". - Circuit Sweet

"Very pretty first song from BMPM’s Kite Without A String LP. Nice title and artwork and band name too". - Don't Need No Melody

"For every band that can pull off the American Football/American Analog Set type of glistening guitar pop, there are thousands, THOUSANDS, that make an absolute mess of it. I think Beach Moon/Peach Moon do the sound all sorts of justice, though, and I bet you'd agree". - Interstellar Radio Shower

"With its experimental glitch-filled opening, Beach Moon/Peach Moon’s ‘Philosophy at 23/at 24’ instantly brings to mind Baths, but it soon moves into something really quite different. Gorgeously melancholic guitars glide over the reflective vocals that state ‘the glass is always full of something’ over and over again". - Spectral Nights

"Cloning the the warm, sedimentary guitar tone of the early 90s that's especially present in the droney garage-pop inflection of Pavement, Butterglory and Yo La Tengo, Beach Moon/Peach Moon bridges the gap between the detatched, sarcastic indie rock ethos of the past with the introspective melancholia that dominates today's bedroom pop scene". - Half-Gifts


released June 29, 2015

Written and Recorded by Robert Prisco
Music by Robert Prisco, Peter Demaio, David Hodgkinson, Jesse Asch and Travis Giorgione
Mastered by TJ Lipple


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