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    Plastic jewel casing, includes 16 page stapled booklet featuring 4 color photos in various states of digital manipulation and photocopied handwritten lyrics.

    Includes unlimited streaming of Please Keep Smiling via the free Bandcamp app, plus high-quality download in MP3, FLAC and more.
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Who built the old coast road, rising like a crooked leg from the foot of the Bixby? How many souls do these hills know? Think back to Kerouac and his holy lonely lantern on his way to Ferlinghetti's, last night or a thousand years ago. These cliffs and this ocean, they've seen all your cameras and your paintbrushes trying, they aren't ever going to stop to pose. These rocks have been surfing since long before their wet-feathered tenants could afford them, back when the wind was into writing prose. Let's catch the sun out on Rocky Point, Saint Francis of Assisi chose us to anoint, up in the woods above Deetjen's inn, to help us find our way back to Route 1 again. And the moon wakes up and climbs the Santa Lucia Range after sleeping in the valley, waves whisper in my ear, going up to the city, it's a three-hour drive on the edge of the world, from the place that never leaves my rearview mirror.

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from Please Keep Smiling, track released May 30, 2009

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Milk Carton Superstars Orlando, Florida

Milk Carton Superstars make songs out of guitars, drums and some reasonable words. Later Never Now is their new album.
The band formed in 2007 when Guy Larmay (guitars, bass) and Jim Myers (vocals, drums) began writing songs together again for the first time. They're often joined on stage by bassist Jeff Boyce and violinist Jennie Landau, and in the studio by producer Justin Beckler.
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