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Epic art rockers The Vital Might releases its 3rd full-length album, The Eclipse, exclusively through Bandcamp on Tuesday, December 11, 2012.


There’s not enough space
Not enough room for silence
The conversation cannot lull
No time to ponder or mull

All we need in a fake town
Consistency and a costumed clown
Narrowing palettes and pontificating fools
Germ killing gel on every molecule

I crave space and silence
Or a muffled breath and a hum
Isn’t that where we came from?

Common Sense should be enough
Don’t be so intense, let them be rough

Red kites to fly
Instead of buttons and screens
There’s more to learn in the trees
Than in those attention holes

There’s something for everyone
But it’s so uninformed
That it make unbearable chatterboxes
Out of the well-meaning

I want air and calm conversation
I want to feast on what I touched
Why does simple seem like asking too much
Why does simple seem like asking too much

Life in a strip
Enclosed in the snow globe
With no snow and no glow
From any gathered fire


from The Eclipse, released December 11, 2012
Dedicated in loving memory of Susan Milk and Ron Gauthier.

Produced by THE VITAL MIGHT and Taylor Barefoot. Recorded, mixed, and mastered at Taylor Barefoot Studios in Brighton, MA.

THE VITAL MIGHT is Andy Milk, Rick Gauthier, and Evan Kraker

THE VITAL MIGHT would like to thank Jennifer Milk, Christy Kraker, and Andrea Dionne, and the rest of our families and friends for your
overwhelming support and love over the years. We’d also like to thank Taylor Barefoot, Coo & Howl, Hadrian’s Heroes, and Jen Villa.

Additional vocals on The Eclipse, Cover for Me, and The Greatest Man II by Doug Arsham, Jenny Effron, Jennifer Milk, Ben Didsbury,
Kyra Davies and Joe Kidawski

Copyright © 2012 THE VITAL MIGHT and Magma Music


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