The Thin Thread

by Victorian Dad

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Thin Thread 05:28
The Jobs are worthless and the company’s are dirt Walking down my old street its starting to hurt Recessions hitting hard and I lost my car Got debts up to my eyes you don’t seem so surprised It’s a thin thread im balancing on A thin thread I’m hanging on A thin thread I’ts turning you off They say well life has its ways of making us pay The wheel still turns in plunders of hate, I got no more time for you at my door Your bickering says we don’t need to rake any more Thin thread I’m balancing on Thin thread I’m hanging on Thin thread is it turning you off? I’ve been sleeping on floors and taking scores The thin line of reality pours its not a walk in the park its seriously dark I’m falling form my thin, thin thread Thin thread I’m hanging on A thin thread on balancing on A thin thread I’m falling from Well my body is twitching I’m heading into the storm Recessions hitting everybody stone hard From the top to the bottom we fly The thin, thin thread is your third eye Your third eye, It’s your third eye Thin Thread
Oh Life! 05:21
Connection 04:01
Two Steps 06:58
Push & Pull 06:32
Decay 04:51


released February 13, 2013

David Rybka - Vocals / Guitar / Harmonica
Thomas Edward Yates - Mandolin / Ukulele / Acoustic Guitar / Backing Vocals
Matt Gallagher - Guitar / Backing Vocals
Thomas Doherty - Bass
Fran Lydiatt - Keys / Accordion / Backing Vocals
Matt McNicholas - Drums / Percussion

Pedal Steel on Tracks 7 & 12 - A big thank you to P J Wright
Additional Percussion - Mark Hutchinson
Thanks to Bill Rowley at Trencherfield Mill, Wigan, for the hooter and mill engine recordings on Track 7
Thanks to John G Sutton for the Jaguar E-Type on Track 11

The Thin Thread was recorded between February and June 2012 at Far Heath and Rooksmere Studios, Northamptonshire.
Produced and engineered by Mark Hutchinson at Far Heath and Rooksmere Studios.
Mastered by Ray Staff at AIR Studios, London.

Victorian Dad would like to thank David Cartlidge, without whom this album would simply not exist. Special thanks also to Mark Hutchinson for his outstanding work.


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