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All proceeds from this track go to Macmillan Cancer Support.

(Macmillan Cancer Support, registered charity in England and Wales (261017), Scotland (SC039907) and the Isle of Man (604). A company limited by guarantee, registered in England and Wales company number 2400969. Isle of Man company number 4694F. Registered office: 89 Albert Embankment, London SE1 7UQ.)

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They say 'write about just what you know',
But I know nothing of how these cancers grow,
But hopefully it will be slow, So we can take our time,

Because if I break down my mother will too,
Because this thing my father's going through,
Thinking it would be easier if I had it too,
So he'd have someone to relate to.

Home won out in the end,
And the stone in my shoe, it has taken my leg.

So we'll focus on the problems of others,
Try to find ourselves new sisters and brothers,
'Cause my chances of survival must be slim,
'Cause I've got the same genes as him,

An artist told me to paint just what I see,
But all I see casts doubt in me,
So I think I'll just paint a big black spot,
For all the things I forgot.

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from We Float Like Sinking Ships, track released December 31, 2013
Track written and performed by Foreignfox (Watt, Hamilton, Devine, Hernandez). Other Musicians: Fraser MacIntyre (Guitars/Backing Vocals); Karen Fishwick (Trumphet).
Recorded, mixed and produced by Marshall Craigmyle, Old Mill Studios, Strathaven, Scotland.
Special thanks to the doctors and surgeons who helped my father battle his cancer.

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