Borders Blurred

by The Membranes

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Originally written during the sessions that became the 'What Nature Gives... Nature Takes Away' album; the as then un-titled track just didn't seem to fit within the texture of the album.

John Robb explains the new single… “this song "Borders Blurred" should have been on the 'What Nature Gives... Nature Takes Away’ album, but we just couldn't finish it. After a radical re-haul it now feels fresh and new and reflects these times where cultural borders are truly blurred, whilst also being a song about dislocation - and being an astronaut floating in space looking back at the end of times of the planet Earth.”

Released as a one off single copy lathe cut coloured vinyl 7" via Mr Lewis Records 15th August 2021.

Digital release 10th September 2021.


released September 10, 2021


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The Membranes Manchester, UK

Formed in 1978 in Blackpool, UK, The Membranes are post-punk originators who were part of the same world as bands like Joy Division, Bauhaus & The Fall. They released a remarkable series of records throughout the ‘80s that combined their small town frustration with a love of heavy bass and distortion.

The group reformed in 2010 and have since made two highly idiosyncratic and acclaimed albums.
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