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  1. All these places

Single release 2016.
This song was part of an art exhibition - Loitering With Intent: The Art and Politics of Walking which ran July – October 2016 at People's History Museum in Manchester. The song reflects on the North's industrial past and asks the listener to remember the neglected and abandoned objects, buildings and places associated with the Industrial Revolution.

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released July 23, 2016
Song written and performed by Matt Hill (Quiet Loner)
Production and additional instruments by Craig Edmondson

Lyrics

ALL THESE PLACES

All the guilt in these things we built
Could fill the factories and mills
The weavers jewels, the spinning mules
The bobbins and bells

From the iron gorge to the cutlers forge
We heard the roar of machines
We kissed Brunel whilst Darby fell
Through the scorch of the steam

And don't forget to file all the moments we tried when we lost our way
And don't forget to map all these places despised and chased away

Like the old lead mines and the railway lines
That crossed these dales and fells
And all the miles of grand canals
Now laid with nature trails

And don't forget to file all the moments we tried when we lost our way
And don't forget to map all these places despised and chased away

All the chimneys that rise once set fire to these skies Now say good night

In reservoirs and old jam jars
In gnarly roots under trees
In spring hedgerow in the tidal flow
You're a trace in the breeze