Staying in Soho (Single)

by Sister Chain & Brother John

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1.
My Friends have all moved to the suburbs A semi detached in zone 6 I don't mean to speak ill of Grove Park or Herne Hill but I'm staying in Soho They say: "Sister Chain, Don't you think you could gain by a bargain or two down in petticoat lane?" I just turn up my nose and say: "hmm...do you suppose? well, I"m staying in Soho! " -"Brother John" - "yes, my dear" - "would you care for a beer at the elephant's trunk or the old eagle's ear?" - "But Camden's a fright! I've got plans for tonight: I'm staying in Soho" I'm staying here like a true brigadier I'll be holding the fort south of tottenham court road the masses may chance it in Fulham or Chelsea I'm Staying in Soho! - lookin' for business? - do you really speak French, my dear? a city spark called me and wanted to meet for after-work cocktails in Liverpool street but the FT was low so I just could not go Now I'm staying in Soho I'm staying here where a staggering King Lear smokes on the stairs of the old Gielgud theatre As he turns back for the play's final act he says: "I'M STAYING IN SOHO" - a rally in Hackney - Oh, ever so hackneyed - an opening in Shoreditch - I don't feel the shortage - a trip down the river? - the thought makes me shiver! I'm Staying in Soho I'm staying where I can be of some use where Japanese tourists are still on the loose the busses are red and punk is not dead and I'm Staying in Soho!
2.
Jackie 03:10
You will tell me the truth when I sit on top of you with a knife it goes in where I don't wanna look it comes out that's all I care about are you still laughing?

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Staying in Soho is the single from our upcoming 3rd album. Side A is a music hall comedy number lamenting the gentrification of central London, and celebrating Soho as we love it. Side B is an East End thriller with a pretty murderess and someone who should have known better.

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released June 3, 2017

Lyrics and music by Sister Chain & Brother John.
Recorded on 8track at The Dwarfhaus 2015.
cover artwork by Karel Kopic www.karelkopic.cz
artwork copyright: (c) Jacobsen Bakery, Hedensted, Denmark.

dedicated to the memory of Tom Bantock.

Special Thanks to: Lars Dideriksen of Sound of Perpetual Astonishment, David Gordon and the Curious Fox bookshop, Markus Witte, Matan Ken Tor, Kobi, Per, Thomas, Uri, Esther, Yael, Inbal and Roland.

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Parlour Punk Pioneers Sister Chain & Brother John formed in 2005 in Berlin. Since then they've released 2 LPs and 2 EPs, played countless concerts in three continents, supported Lene Lovich, Jowe Head and Michael Dempsey of The Cure and got married, to each other. ... more

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