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    Heavyweight 180g black vinyl LP in a gatefold sleeve with lyrics and background information on the songs. If you like, Sarah can sign the LP with a personal message to you or the intended recipient – just indicate how and to whom you’d like it to be signed using the “Include a message” link on the checkout page (or the contact link at right).

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    Includes full colour 16-page booklet with lyrics and background information on the songs. If you like, Sarah can sign the CD with a personal message to you or the intended recipient – just indicate how and to whom you’d like it to be signed using the “Include a message” link on the checkout page (or the contact link at right).

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    Heavyweight 100% cotton T-shirt screen-printed with Sarah’s original album cover artwork, available in a choice of black on red or red on black, in sizes ranging from Small to XXL. If you’re ordering more than one T-shirt, specify the size and colour for additional shirts using the “Include a message” link on the checkout page (or the contact link at right). Shipping time may vary depending on whether we have your size and colour in stock, but if it's going to be any longer than a few days, we'll let you know and offer you the option of choosing a different colour/size.

    NOTE RE. POSTAGE COSTS: Sadly, postage rates have risen astronomically in recent years – particularly for the USA, which is now classed by Royal Mail in a price band of its own: it costs £5 more to send an LP to the USA than to Canada or Mexico! You can save on postage by ordering more than one item at a time, as the base postage rate is determined by the item with the highest shipping cost. You’ll only be charged the incremental rate for any additional items — for example, a USB stick only adds 25p (or local currency equivalent) to your total postage cost no matter where you live. ... more
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  • Record/Vinyl + Digital Album

    Four sets of test pressings, on heavyweight 180g black vinyl, in white sleeves which can be personalised with hand-drawn versions of Sarah’s original album artwork, handwritten lyrics/credits and/or a personal message – just let us know your preference using the “Include a message” link on the checkout page (or the contact link at right).

    There are only four of these, and when they’re gone, they’re gone – so get your order in quickly, and please consider adding an extra contribution if you can!

    NOTE RE. POSTAGE COSTS: Sadly, postage rates have risen astronomically in recent years – particularly for the USA, which is now classed by Royal Mail in a price band of its own: it costs £5 more to send an LP to the USA than to Canada or Mexico! You can save on postage by ordering more than one item at a time, as the base postage rate is determined by the item with the highest shipping cost. You’ll only be charged the incremental rate for any additional items.

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  • Ultra-Limited Edition Gold G7th Capo Bundle
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    The very lovely people at G7th The Capo Company have kindly donated two 18kt gold plated Newport capos (just like the one Sarah’s been using on stage for years – check out the videos on her YouTube page to see it in action!) engraved by the G7th Custom Shop with Sarah’s album artwork ... which happens to fit the capo rather nicely, as you can see from the photo.

    Included in this bundle are a copy of either the CD or the gatefold LP (please use the “Include a message” link on the checkout page to specify which you’d prefer); plus a heavyweight 100% cotton T-shirt screen-printed with Sarah’s original album cover artwork, available in a choice of black on red or red on black, in sizes ranging from Small to XXL; plus a limited edition hardcover 30-page book printed on 148gsm Mohawk Superfine uncoated eggshell-finish archival quality photo paper, containing behind-the-scenes photographs and reminiscences from the album recording sessions, photo shoot and video shoot.

    There are only two of these, so get ’em while they’re hot!

    Included with all pre-orders is an IMMEDIATE free high-quality download (MP3, FLAC and more) of “The Tug Of The Moon”, the first single from the album. A link to download the full album (including a PDF of the booklet) will be sent on the release date.

    The album and the book can both be signed with a personal message to you or the intended recipient – just indicate how and to whom you’d like it/them to be signed using the “Include a message” link on the checkout page (or the contact link at right).

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The moon’s gravitational pull not only causes bulges in the earth’s land and water that we experience as tides, but also gradually slows our planet’s rotation – which is why, on December 31, 2016, a leap second had to be inserted at 23:59:60 UTC in order to keep the mean solar time in sync with atomic time. In accordance with Newton’s Third Law, as the earth slows down, the moon speeds up, causing it to spiral outwards; its distance from the earth increases at the rate of about 4cm per year. If the earth’s rotation continued slowing down forever, it would eventually spin at the same rate that the moon orbits, and the moon would stop spiralling further away – but long before that happens, the earth and the moon will be engulfed by the sun as it expands to become a red giant.

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The tug of the moon
Is slowing us down
Drawing the tide
Buckling the ground

Little by little as centuries pass
It stretches our days
The years growing longer by such small degrees
We don’t notice the change

Until noon comes a moment too late
So we make an adjustment in time
At the end of the countdown
Before Auld Lang Syne

One second to add before midnight
And then we all cheer
With tears and with kisses
We greet the new year

While the moon passes over us
Ever more distantly pulling away
As we turn toward the sunrise
And night becomes day

We count up the lengthening hours
That remain till the end comes too soon
For an earth spinning under
The tug of the moon

credits

from If We Dig Any Deeper It Could Get Dangerous, released February 2, 2018
Sarah McQuaid
Sarah – vocals, Ibanez electric guitar

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Sarah McQuaid Penzance, UK

“One of the most instantly recognisable voices in current music … Shades of Joni Mitchell in a jam with Karen Carpenter and Lana Del Rey.” —Neil March, Trust The Doc

“Captivating, unorthodox songwriting … layered satin vocals ... enthralling, harrowing arrangements … a gateway into a true innovator’s soul.” —PopMatters

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