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The 'van that built New Zealand', the Mitsubishi L300, favoured by tradespeople and school sports groups, used to have one of the worst crash safety records. It seemed to fit this apocalyptic song. When I wrote it a lot of people seemed to be going to work in the morning and not coming home at all.


from New Spirit, released October 11, 2012
Damien Wilkins - vocals, guitar
Craig Terris - drums, bass, guitar, backing vocals


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The Close Readers Wellington, New Zealand

Formed in 2010, this band records the songs of New Zealand fiction writer Damien Wilkins.

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