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Beth Ann McDowell - Where The Calm Things Are

from Where The Calm Things Are by Beth Ann McDowell (Littlefoot)

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“Where The Calm Things Are” is the second single off of Beth Ann McDowell’s upcoming album “The Sim Is Real”. Featured by indie music blog Glasse Factory and in rotation on Indie YFM Radio, the song has already begun to make waves with its thick, fuzzy bass line under McDowell’s dreamy vocals that have been compared to the likes of Kate Bush and Emily Haines of Metric.


Crimson white
Came upon a way down
Tied the noose round my neck
But I fooled you instead
There’s nothing in my head
And I left a trail of bread

Can we make it right
Two trips are better than one
Ayee ayee that’s what you said to me
So tell me how do you get to the place
Where the calm things are

Running in circles like you’re going far
Look at this guy riding in his car
Petty thief of a surveillance cam
Are your witnesses privy to your scam?
And you’re in the fight now
Is your flapping tongue numb?
Ayee ayee now you’re talking like you’re dumb
So tell me how do you get to the place
Where the calm things are

It’s a feeling you know the playbook by heart
So give yourself some credit your game is an art

And you’re in the ring now
Is your clicking clock wound?
Ayee ayee now you’re talking in your sleep
So tell me how do you get to the place
Where the calm things are
How do you get to the place where the calm things are


from Where The Calm Things Are, track released February 18, 2022
Artist: Beth Ann McDowell
Album: The Sim Is Real
Release Date: 3/18/2022
Genre: Alternative, indie rock, dream pop
Producer: R. Walt Vincent

Guitar: Matt Kirkwold
Keys: Kevin Gastonguay
Bass: Isaac Levy
Drums: John Richardson
Backing Vocals: Jennifer Grimm

Written by Beth Ann McDowell and R. Walt Vincent


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Beth Ann McDowell (Littlefoot) Minneapolis, Minnesota

Beth Ann McDowell, also known as Littlefoot, has an album produced by Walt Vincent (Pete Yorn, Liz Phair, Scarlett Johansson) out now on Pitch and Prose record label. The full length LP will take her back to her roots: indie rock. Her new single is out in January 2022, titled "Killers Of The Early Morning." The indie songstress has been compared to Emily Haines and Liz Phair. ... more

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