The Devil in the Details

from The Devil in the Details by The Tet Holiday

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Break the back of normalcy
Realize what we've got
Should I lie to you and tell you that I'm happy?
Keep pretending that I'm sorry when I'm not?

Bear the brunt of your sympathy
Meet your gaze with a wink
I left some money on the table just to be here
Ceiling fan diplomacy and drown in drink

You didn't play the part
You didn't write the scene
The devil in the details
Skin-tight blue jeans

You make me happy when I'm down
Tide me over 'til you're around
Bend the daylight in my hands
Broken pieces, strange demands

Set the table for the angels
Have my hands on anything that I can take
I felt the minor-key descent into the darkness
I thought for once I'd know exactly what to say

Hire the new au pair
You wouldn't stand in line
You couldn't get me off
The ravages of time

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from The Devil in the Details, released August 4, 2017
Austin Gibbons - Bass, backing vocals
Andrew Ledford - Lead vocals, guitars, backing vocals
Brandon Farmer - Drums

Michael Bang - Backing vocals
Harry Gibbons - Keyboards

Recorded at SANTO Recording and Survivor Sound in Oakland, CA on August 12-13, 2016
Backing vocals recorded at 3725 West St, August 20, 2016
Produced by The Tet Holiday
Engineered by Jonah Strauss
Mixed by Jonah Strauss and The Tet Holiday at Survivor Sound
Mastered by Michael Romanowski at Coast Mastering

All songs/lyrics by Andrew Ledford
All music by The Tet Holiday

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The Tet Holiday Oakland, California

The Tet Holiday is Andrew Ledford (vocals/guitar), Austin Gibbons (bass), and Brandon Farmer (drums). Swirling The Jesus and Mary Chain's noise-pop melodicism, Ride's shimmering dreamscapes, The Stone Roses' dance-informed psychedelia, and Japandroids' pack-the-room punk energy, The Tet Holiday balances bittersweet introspection with anthemic, crushing rock 'n' roll. ... more

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