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All songs recorded at Flying Blanket Recording, Mesa, Arizona.
Produced, Engineered and Mixed by Bob Hoag.
All songs written by: Kristopher Roe
(C) + (P) end is forever music (SEASAC) 2012.

Tracked on a 1978 Neve 8078 console, using only vintage amps, guitars and microphones.
All songs recorded and mixed to Analog tape.
No computers were harmed during the making of this recording.

Photography by: Kristopher Roe

lyrics

"Fast Times at Dropout High" - Lyrics and Music: Kristopher Roe

Alone at last, just Nostalgia and I.
We were sure to have a blast.
For you it was just another Sunday,
In a small Indiana town.

I went by the place where you and I
wrote our names in wet cement.
And for a moment remembered how it felt
to have no one understand.
That there's this dream and they're not part of it.
How soon we do forget.

The house was gone but the piano lingers on,
and so does the fire that burned it to the ground.
You can take away all of my rights to see the day,
but you can't take away my love for the day!

Then there's that time that you took me aside
and said I was not your only son.
Childhood is so fucked up!
I never had any closer friends
than the ones I had when I was young.
Alone again, just you and I
Nostalgia wave goodbye.
I think it's time for me to go.

credits

from Four new tracks from "The Graveyard of The Atlantic", released October 12, 2012
The Ataris are:
Kristopher Roe - Guitar and Vocals
Bryan Nelson - Bass
Thomas Holst - Guitar
Bob Hoag - Drums, Keys, Percussion and Backing Vocals

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The Ataris Indianapolis, Indiana

Honest rock n' roll, played loud, recorded to analog tape.

Founded in 1996.
Twenty years later still going strong, traveling the world doing what we love. On our own terms.

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