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Mazarine Records


U.S. Publicity:

Jeffrey Smith
Crash Avenue
jeffrey [at] crash-avenue [dot com]


European Publicity:

Peter Holmstedt
peter.holmstedt [at] telia [dot com]
+46 (0)33.26.0210



Dare likes to play any place where people want to hear him—living rooms, stadiums, art galleries, derelict strip malls, glitzy music venues filled with trend-setting starlets, fire-gutted churches with free enchiladas. Write STS Booking, and together we will find a way:

Bright Elephant [at] gmail [dot com]


Dare Dukes

dd [at] daredukes [dot com]

Lyrics: “Ballad of Dairus McCollum” by Dare Dukes

West 4th, A Train to Borough Hall, transfer.
Be still and listen for your god’s whisper.

Don’t touch emergency breaks unless you’ve heard the call.
Electric motors are the prettiest transmitters of all.


Lyrics: “Bakersfield” by Dare Dukes


They said, “Don’t go. Nothing in Bakersfield.
A hot wind do blow and cracks both heart and field.”
Through pleas and threats, the ache it would not yield.
I never meant to go out of my head, then I heard she’s in Bakersfield.