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'Unkind Lover' is the latest single/video by Darwin featuring long-time collaborators Julian Shah-Tayler, David J, Dustin Heald, Mark Gleason.

Based on 'Shark Week' by Dani Burlison. This story, and more, can be found in her book, 'Some Places Worth Leaving'


I'm a freak
I'm a fiend
I'm less than I seem
A pariah
Steely and blue
Swimming around you with desire

ooh, unkind lover
ohh, unkind lover

Quit your complaining
I'm living the dream
Quit your complaining
Keep looking at me

ooh, unkind lover
ooh, unkind lover

Swimming in sweat
Shake the reject

ooh, unkind lover
ooh, unkind lover


released September 15, 2020
Based on 'Some Places Worth Leaving' by Dani Burlison

Written by Darwin
Produced by Julian Shah-Tayler
Performed / Recorded / Mixed by Darwin and Julian
David J - harmonica
Dustin Heald - guitar ambiance and noise

Artwork by Mark Gleason


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DARWIN Santa Rosa, California

Darwin, immerses listeners with ethereal introspection & haunting vocals with his genre-bending ‘So Few Comets’, a sonic voyage that crosses boundaries between nostalgia and the future. It is a personal and evocative array of stunning electronically-driven arrangements that are complimented with a visual art projection that reflects the sign of our times and reminds us that beauty is rare. ... more


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