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The mythical snake decides to stop eating its own tail and instead try something new, so it calls a restaurant to book a table - which turns out to be Salinger's from 'Party Of Five' - and when asked what name it would like the reservation under, the snake panics and replies 'William Burroughs'

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Uno, Dos
One Two Party Cinco

yeah, Ouroboros, watch it now watch it

Mythical Serpent
Eatin its own tail
Wants to switch it up now
Maybe book a table

Ouro Boros
Ouro Boros

Ouro Boros
Ouro Boros
Ouro Boros

90210
It came on after that
Salinger family
Their restaurant oh yeah

Ouro Boros
Ouro Boros

Ouro Boros
Will they serve the
Ouro Boros

Somehow he dials
To make a reservation
Claudia answers
Asks for an appellation
(she’s too young to have heard of the beat writers you know!
or at least her character is!)

William Burroughs
William Burroughs

Ouro Boros
Gives His Name As
William Burroughs

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released August 12, 2021
Written by Young Southpaw & Domingo "Sam" Samudio

Young Southpaw - vocals
Jo Bevan - freak out vocals, American impersonator
Bo Butler - snake skins
Simon Nelson - bass, transistor organism
Shuraka Khan - space noise
Tommy Disco - serpent-surfing six string
Phil “Mr. Sax” Whaite - sax, obviously
Stooks McDougal - jazz bagpipes
Ultra Mongoose Sommelier Choir - Mikey Georgeson, Jo Bevan, Keith TOTP, Simon Indelicate, Julia Indelicate, Bo Butler

Mixed by Simon Nelson at Studio Klank, London
www.studioklank.co.uk

Mastered by Scott Craggs at Old Colony Mastering

Cover art by Allen Crawford

Thanks to Dave Schwartz for the inspiration, Simon Nelson for helping wrangle this together, all the musicians, and Connor Rog for shooting the video

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"From the existential thread that ties Jean-Paul Sartre to Jon Bon Jovi, to the skinny on what’s floating in TLC’s ‘Waterfalls’, and the possibility that Al Pacino is coaching boxing kangaroos in space, wise-fool Southpaw's ramblings lead listeners on a surreal journey through doors they didn't even know existed, into a highly original, deeply funny land of pop culture confusion." - popbollocks ... more

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