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  • Record/Vinyl + Digital Album

    Limited edition 12" yellow vinyl, printed inner sleeve with lyrics, download code and shrinkwrapped to keep everything safe.

    Estimated to have the vinyl back from manufacture and shipping out in July 2022.

    Includes digital pre-order of Lion Heart. You get 12 tracks now (streaming via the free Bandcamp app and also available as a high-quality download in MP3, FLAC and more), plus the complete album the moment it’s released.
    digital album releases March 25, 2022
    item ships out on or around July 1, 2022
    edition of 300 
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1.
Lion Heart 02:47
Hell will break loose Just wait and see Bring out the booze And drink with me And you can’t make me stop And you can’t make me begin And you will not make me drop With whiskey and gin And you can’t make me stop And you can’t get me to start And you will not make me drop Cause I’ve got a lion heart It’ll only take a few Believe me, that’s all Give me give me something to do I’m as bored as a library wall Am I a villain Do you think so I’m just chillin’ Until I wanna go
2.
Grapes 02:13
Grapes are great You can put them on a plate You can eat them with bread You can drink them instead Cheers, salud, santé, yia mas Skoal, na zdrowie, chin-chin Tomorrow, tomorrow, tomorrow my ass I want wine, rum, vodka and gin Grapes are round Just like our planet If you can’t Freschard it It’s alright to Stan it Grapes are blue Like me and you Just like you and me Under the tree
3.
Do you wanna drink with me Rum, gin, vodka and beer Do you wanna drink with me I mean to say right now, I meant to say right here I’ve been feeling tired and blue Driftin’ around against the tide I know the cure, a drink with you A drink with you by my side I’ve been around for a while And I’ve had some time to think I’ve always been sober as a child But, baby, with you I’ll drink Well, I see that your glass is still full Drink it up now, drink it up quick Drink it before it gets cool Or otherwise it’s gonna make you sick Tell me all about it all From beginning to end I didn’t know you when you were small But now I’ve got a lot of time on my hands
4.
One Smile 02:47
Maybe I’m getting high But without you, without you I’ll Without you I’ll cry Without you I’ll cry Maybe it’s just the weather The idea of forever Better stay together Better stay together Give me one smile I’ll forget about it all And it’ll last a while Yes, until next fall We are a winning team The night, the night was a scream The morning after, a dream The morning after: a dream This is a match, a match you can’t scratch Stand up, stand up and watch I’m throwing, you catch I’m throwing, you catch
5.
Home 03:13
Home is where a start is Give me another day Home is where a start is I’ll be on my way The past is a stinking cage I don’t even wanna look I don’t even wanna turn the page Just give me a new book Only fun is healthy Not smoking outside in the cold People are stark raving crazy I am never getting old 2020’s, no more parties This is where it ends Home is where a start is Let the ash fall where it lands
6.
Me One Alone 03:21
It’s 2:04 and I’m not ready yet They closed down the bar so I’m drinking a cigarette This plane won’t take me home Oh my, oh me one alone This is the life that I chose for myself I wouldn’t wanna be anywhere else Why whine and grumble and moan Oh my, oh me one alone And the sun it burns, and then there’s cloud And the city it wants me lost in the crowd Making it on my own Oh my, oh me one alone It’s 2:08, what am I waiting for The plane will be late, so I’m lighting one more Hear the thunder groan Oh my, oh me one alone
7.
Give me time, time, time Time to think Give me time, time, time Time for a drink Who is going to bed Cause I am not I’ve got worries in my head All around the clock Maybe I lose my job Maybe I lose My confidence, my mind, The heels of my shoes Tell me that you love me Tell me that you do Tell me that you love me And you like me too Now who is going to bed Cause I am not I’ve got worries in my head Now I need a shot
8.
Lazy Way 04:56
What is next now, do you know I know what’s on your mind, I could hear you think it I’ve got nowhere else to go Just pour me a drink, and I promise I’ll drink it The lazy way The way you hold your cigarette before you light it The lazy way Without getting too excited This one was not so bad I have to admit it, there is something to it Definitely worth the trouble you’ve had And I would like to help you, if I can do it The lazy way… The clock on the wall has opened its arms And I am getting tired of seeing your face It has its pros, and it has its charms But I’ll go get my jacket and leave this place The lazy way…
9.
Night 02:25
The night has won There is nothing to remember This day is gone Gone forever Liquor and spices They go to my brain Fly, fly, flying ashes Thicker than the rain Here we are again Teaming up I’ll take a little rain In my cup And it’s alright We’re unchaining more wet dogs And it’s alright And it’s raining bats and frogs
10.
Find It 02:37
We are gonna find it We are gonna find it There’s no doubt about it We are gonna find it We are gonna find it We are gonna find it It’s all gonna be inside it We are gonna find it Down here, up there It’s gonna be somewhere Just a little bit off the map A world away from this crap The man will tell you a big big lie Let him tell you, let him try I’m here and I am talking to you Every word I’m sayin’ is true Looks like no-one’s around Don’t let it get you down There’s gonna be music and dance Give it a chance Once knew a delightful lady She was only just a little bit crazy Elegant, Spanish, and tall She told me that the world wasn’t small at all
11.
Stay where you are Close to me, not too far I wanna hear you breathing And I wanna feel your heart beating When everybody’s gone And the evening’s wearing on I won’t need ears to know you’re there Only the scent of your hair When the cool of the night Spreads its shadows all about I won’t need eyes to find you Just to feel the warmth around you Now here’s my favourite part When I wanna read your heart I won’t even have to use my wits Only the taste of your lips I am yours to keep Even in your dreams when you’re asleep I know you never leave me behind And I am right by your side
12.
I'm Out 03:26
That’s it, I’m out You can forget my name And all I’ve ever been about You’ll never see me again So that’s how it is I’m out, that’s it I wanna die, but quick Or won’t you stay a little bit This one’s from the mountains Where I was never born From the happier place Forsaken and forlorn If you really wanna know It’s the best one I’ve had Let’s beat it, let’s go I’ve got it bad

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For download only, please purchase from freschard.bandcamp.com/album/lion-heart

Stanley Brinks began performing officially as André Herman Düne in 1999, sharing lead vocals, guitar playing and songwriting with his brother David in the band Herman Düne for a number of years. They released several albums and toured extensively in UK, gaining and owing a lot to great support from John Peel. He has used many monikers for various side-projects, but since leaving Herman Düne in 2006, he has been known solely as Stanley Brinks.
Born in Paris, Stan has been living between New York, San Francisco, Malta and Berlin for about a decade, always on the move. He has recorded more than 100 albums, collaborated with the New York Antifolk scene on several occasions, recorded and toured with traditional Norwegian musicians, and played a lot with The Wave Pictures.

Freschard grew up in a farm in French Burgundy. Aged 18 she moved to Paris, where she baked pies and cakes in a cafe. There, a local musician and regular customer called Stanley Brinks wrote a few songs for her to sing. Homeless in Paris, she saved up just enough money to get herself a ticket to New York. There she found an old electric guitar and started writing her own songs. In 2004 she moved to Berlin, where she recorded her first LP, "Alien Duck". Her second album, "Click Click", recorded in 2006, features electric guitar by Stanley Brinks. On her third album, she plays the drums herself. On her fourth “Shh...” she also plays the flute.

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releases March 25, 2022

All songs by Stanley Brinks and Freschard.

Stanley Brinks: voice, guitars, piano, bass, cellino, violin, tenor banjo, timple, mandolin, clarinet, ocarina, knee harp, baglamas, drums (Me One Alone, Lazy Way, I'm Out)

Freschard: voice, drums, maracas, cojones, zafzafa, xylophone, flute, rhythm guitar (Me One Alone, Lazy Way, I'm Out)

Recorded in Berlin by Stanley Brinks and Freschard in October 2021.

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