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If I might quibble
This invisible hand is vestigal
Though capable of gestures imperial
Dear me, Adam
What of the vile maxim?

Some whispers from a prayer cell seep underneath the headlines

So what’s a little distant infidel blood spilled?

Is that a camp? No!
It’s a city on a hill
Bracing for the disaster of uncertainty

He was just slumming
Jesus plus nothing


from A Brief Respite From Shooting Fish In A Barrel, released February 18, 2013
Vocals, guitars, bass: Khalid
Drums: Vinnie Dombroski
Cello: Kaylan Mitchell
Produced by Khalid and Jonathan Visger
Mixed by Jonathan Visger
Mastered by John Scrip at Massive Mastering, Chicago, IL


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Khalid Hanifi Ann Arbor, Michigan

Over the course of three decades, Khalid Hanifi (Map of the World [Atlantic Records], Kiss Me Screaming, Maypops, and as a solo artist) has built a deeply compelling body of work that combines uniquely thoughtful, personally-charged lyrical content with impeccably crafted, irresistibly infectious melodies. ... more

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