You Need A Kleek, Klook

by dave graney and clare moore

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The sixth digital release for Graney and Moore in 2016.
Follows up "Are You Out Of Your Mind? (Get Back In)" which was released in June.
The plan is to release a song every month.

A song about looking for a home, a place to identify with and come from. As a performer or as a person, it helps to have a story - "you need a time and a place and a story- you need a push". (Push is an Australian term for a "crew". A Clique). Klooks Kleek was a club in West Hampstead, London in the 60s and 70s. A teen Dave Graney had an album by John Mayall recorded "live at klooks kleek”. Sounded like a happening place! It flew up like a bird into the mythological turrets of his mind, and came back out here in this song. Later he lived nearby and went to shows there when it was the Moonlight Club.

Reaching for a majestic, mythic tone. Twelve string acoustic guitar, bass, piano and synths against a rhythm machine and a heavily reverbed tambourine. Pop music in that Procul / May 68 style and tone, right here in 2016.

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You need a Kleek, Klook
You need a Kleek
How can you happen?
How do you happen, anymore?
You need a Kleek, Klook
You need some weight
wait!
some critical maths
you need a host body
from whence you can dive
You need a Kleek, Klook
You need a push

you need a time and a place and a story
you need to click
you need to slot in and look right at home

you can't just pop
you can't just divide
you need to have happening people around
poeople need to be dealing with you

You need a Kleek, Klook
You need a Kleek

people need to be dealing with you
like you're a problem
their problem
You need a Kleek, Klook
You need a Kleek

you need to be
boo!
you need to be!
boo!

credits

released July 25, 2016
Recorded and mixed at the Ponderosa by Dave Graney – early July 2016.
Dave Graney-guitars,bass,drum machine beat,cymbals, vocal.
Clare Moore,percussion, piano,organ, backing vocals.

Digital release July 29th

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dave graney and the mistLY Melbourne, Australia

Releasing a digital track every month since February 2016.

dave graney and the mistLY are a rock band from Melbourne, Australia.Dave Graney and Clare Moore were once in the Moodists, singer and drummer respectively.Then there was the Coral Snakes and the Dave Graney Show and the Lurid Yellow Mist and now the mistLY.
Stu Thomas on bass since 2004 and Stuart Perera on guitar since 1998
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