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This track is taken from the album Paul Liddell & Delphians - LIVE. The album was recorded at a gig in a tiny room upstairs at The Grey Horse pub in Whitburn Village, Sunderland. There were only 80 people at the gig. I hope you're enjoying the intimate vibe of the album. Thanks!

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I walked away/from all I know
My battery's dead/I'm miles from home
And in 15 minutes I have to call you to say hello
Or the paranoia will come to eat me

**And it seems/the phoneline is a lifeline
An invisible connection to a world I understand
Late lastnight I/said I love you
And now it's hard to tell the difference
Between my heartbeats and the dialling tone

I'm caving in/I'm all alone
I need to find a telephone
To call my mother and ask her if I'm doing alright
Or the brown-eyed monster/just keeps on coming

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I don't know how it got like this/but I cannot desist
I cannot let up/grow up/wake up


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The telephone.

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from Paul Liddell & Delphians - LIVE, released November 5, 2012

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Paul Liddell Sunderland, UK

Paul's modern take on the 'one man band' using live loops, guitar percussion, harmonies and effects has seen him support artists such as Turin Brakes, Jon Gomm and Billy Bragg. A diverse and challenging writer with a unique voice, his live performances range from whispering intensity to a white knuckle, edge of your seat, ear splittingly glorious racket. ... more

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