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On a day like this, I could be happy
just to walk along the tracks
The cold steel sings it's lies of never coming back
On a day like this, I walk a fine line between the future and the past
I've no choice, but at least a chance

The day's imploding into night. suck the colors a fixed fight
bleaching the bones of our lies, still as valid as before
Here where the trains pass it's been taken care of
No one's day is spoiled, no squeaky wheel unoiled

I hear it coming, there's no time
but I've already found the crack
The deed is done, the trap I threw
Someone's day is spoiled,
maybe you


from Playing On The Dark Keys​.​.​. Plus, released November 8, 1982
Ann DeJarnett - lead voice, violin
Linnea Ahms - bass guitar, backing vocals
Michael Jorgensen - drums, percussion, backing vocals
Kevin King - keyboards
Geofry Kaa - guitar
Gabriel Quinto - saxophone

Produced by Ron Goudie and
Mnemonic Devices.
Engineered by Randy Burns.
Second Engineer - Robert Biles.
All tracks arranged by Mnemonic
Recorded and mixed at Fiddler's Studio, Hollywood, February - April 1982.


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Mnemonic Devices Huntington Beach, California

Mnemonic Devices began in 1977 w/ Kevin King & Linnea Ahms, 1st recordings in 1981.

Ann DeJarnett, vocals, violin, Daniel Teeter, keys, guitar, Michael Jorgensen, drums, King guitar, keys & Ahms, bass. (Songs 20-21)

Jeff Kaa joined lineup that recorded “Playing On The Dark Keys” EP (songs 1-4). One other session recorded by this lineup (songs 13-19).

Kaa replaced by Jeff Garcia. Songs (5-12)
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