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former kingdoms

by Arms and Sleepers

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clubizarre
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clubizarre There is some sort of nostalgic feeling I get from listening to this track, but also this entire album. Like a fleeting moment that just happened and I already miss. Almost a 60's sound like from an older movie soundtrack, but not quite. It's hard to really pin down, but I absolutely love it. Favorite track: as for the day after tomorrow.
Alejandro Navarro
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Alejandro Navarro Mirza is a very special person and He creates music that comes from the heart. I really appreciate AAS and I will always be here to support. If you haven’t already heard his music you should definitely do so. I’m sure he will impact your life with his amazing sounds. Favorite track: come with me.
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    ☞ A companion piece to the 'former kingdoms' album, this is a 14-piece Postcard Set titled 'Alien Registration Numbers'
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We Americans possess a priceless ingredient which is at a premium in today’s troubled world. The ingredient is…
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yours alone 02:48
I want you to know, I'm yours alone.
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Launching is not an easy task. In the countdown, each step must be scheduled exactly, checked, and rechecked. Still, there are no guarantees… Through my devotion... still, there are no guarantees.
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my L 02:13 video
My love.
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Casa De Caro 02:05
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Come true. The hidden, far side of the moon.
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The history of the human race is a continual struggle from darkness toward light. It is therefore to no purpose to discuss the use of knowledge. Man wants to know, and when he ceases to do so, he is no longer…
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Everything from A to Z.
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So come with me.
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For generations from the four corners of the world, people came to America to find… freedom.
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Falling for you.
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Through my devotion.
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Any day.
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Arms and Sleepers - 'former kingdoms'

✦ NEW ALBUM OUT NOW ✦

While Arms and Sleepers celebrated its 15th anniversary in 2021, Mirza Ramic—one of two original co-founders and now the group’s sole member—celebrated another milestone: 25 years since he first arrived to the US as a refugee. Born in Bosnia & Herzegovina and having fled the war-torn country with his mother, Ramic immigrated to the US as a 13-year old and arrived to Tucson, Arizona in July 1996. The family would eventually make it to Boston, Massachusetts where Ramic would go on to meet the other half of Arms and Sleepers (Max Lewis), but the first two years living in the Southwestern US shaped the core of an American immigrant identity. Exactly 25 years later, in July 2021, Ramic sat down to write an album dedicated to the memories of first arriving in the US, far removed from everything he was previously familiar with and at the footsteps of a new life ahead.

'former kingdoms' releases on 10 May 2022 and will be available as a Gatefold LP via SlyVinyl Records + on all music streaming services via DXFXWXU Collective.
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credits

released May 10, 2022

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Arms and Sleepers - 'former kingdoms'

All tracks written, performed and produced by Mirza Ramic
Mixed by Pierre Navarron
Mastered by Antony Ryan at RedRedPaw Mastering
Artwork by Victor Ferreira (madeByhujo / Sun Glitters)
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(c) 2022 Mirza Ramic
(p) 2022 Arms and Sleepers

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Vinyl release courtesy of SlyVinyl Records

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The things that make me weak and strange get engineered away.

Est. 2006
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NEW ALBUM
'former kingdoms'
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