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LOVE, THE ANSWER TO THE PROBLEM OF HUMAN EXISTENCE

by Jack Goldstein

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The Fixers front man returns with his fifth and most accomplished solo studio album, an inspired collage of found sounds energised by live guitar, bass, synths and his trademark shaker, topped with layered Beach Boys vocals and lyrics that express the true unadulterated joy of feeling a deep and meaningful connection to EVERYTHING.

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“Genius” – BBC Introducing

“Not since Pet Sounds or Sgt. Pepper has an album sounded so experimental and yet at the same time accessible” – Recclective

“Oxford’s answer to Age of Adz-era Sufjan Stevens” – Oxfordshire Music Scene

“Chock full of sparkling riffs and ideas” – Nightshift

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⬇️🆗 A SHORT PROMOTIONAL MESSAGE FROM BEANIE TAPES

LOVE, THE ANSWER TO THE PROBLEM OF HUMAN EXISTENCE is Jack Goldstein’s fifth solo studio album and the first recorded in his new seaside home of Margate. It’s an inspired collage of found sounds energised by live guitar, bass, synths and his trademark shaker, topped with layered Beach Boys vocals and lyrics that express the true unadulterated joy of feeling a deep and meaningful connection to EVERYTHING.

We’re THRILLED to be releasing this album. Jack’s music is true, uncompromising experimental pop that is right at home in the lo-fi tape world and his live show, which he completely reinvents for every album, is always confrontational, weird and mind-bendingly fun. We have always loved Jack’s music and we agreed to release the album long before we had any idea what it would sound like. Lucky for us, Jack exceeded our most outlandish expectations and delivered a recording that is already one of our all-time favourites.

Take a chance on this album. You won’t regret it.

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⬆️🆗 MESSAGE ENDS

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released May 12, 2019

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Track Name: LOVE, THE ANSWER TO THE PROBLEM OF HUMAN EXISTENCE
All the love we feel
We’ll make it in the end
Just put your hand in mine
And you can be my friend
Track Name: WE’RE STARTING OUT (EYE TO EYE & HAND IN HAND)
We’re starting out
Not in the best way
But in the only way we can
We’re starting out
We’re looking up, eye to eye
And hand in hand

Our friends all say we’re crazy
And we haven’t got a plan

We’ve hurt some people along the way
And that I can’t deny
It made me feel so weird inside
It made me want to cry

Our friends all said you’re crazy
And you haven’t got a plan
We’re starting out, in this together
Just doing anything we can

All the love
That we feel
Don’t you know we’re gonna make it

Don’t you know we’re gonna make it
Just put your hand in mine
We’ll make it in the end

Just put your hand in mine
And you can be my friend

Don’t you know we’re gonna make it
Don’t you know we’re gonna make it
Don’t you know we’re gonna make it
Track Name: CINQUE PORTS
No more horror podcasts at all
The future’s looking bright, too close to call
Without you I’m not half of what I know I’m meant to be
So no more horror podcasts for me

As crazy as it seems you’re all I need
All I want around me I believe
Without you I’m not half of what I know I’m meant to be
So no more true crime podcasts for me

When all the love in the world
Manifests itself in one girl
When all the love in the world
Manifests itself in one girl
When all the love in the world
Manifests itself in one girl
Then all the love in the world Is real

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When all the love in the world
Manifests itself in one girl
When all the love in the world
Manifests itself in one girl
When all the love in the world
Manifests itself in one girl
When all the love in the world
Manifests itself in one girl
When all the love in the world
Manifests itself in one girl
Then all the love in the world Is real
Track Name: DUNGENESS
Remember me?
I am the land
I might be desolate
But boy I’m feeling grand

Can you dig within your heart
And see the beauty that I keep?

Can you send that beauty back
To me upon a fleet?

Of boats to Dungeness
They’re stranded on the beach
They’re touching nose to nose
The sand between their feet

They look so rusting, there
I must confess
I feel a part of them
A part of Dungeness

Breathing in
A rusted lung beneath the sun
Under our feet
The feeling we were almost one

Can we gaze out to the sea and sip on what it reaps?

Can you send that sea a message from us upon a fleet?

Of boats to Dungeness
They’re stranded on the beach
They’re touching nose to nose
The sand between their feet

They look so rusting, there
I must confess
I feel a part of them
A part of Dungeness

I love our hearts
I love our minds
We’ve got so much of it
We’ll leave some there to find
Track Name: ICY CAPS
You saw a zine about typography
I started looking at the way you see

That’s love
But not as we know it,
Love
But not as we know it

We took a car all around the land
And placed our feet beneath the coastal sand

That’s love
But not as we know it,
Oh love
But not as we know it

Don’t need no guidance or a book of maps
We got our zine about icy caps

That’s love
But not as we know it,
Oh love
But not as we know it
Track Name: BECKON CALL
Driving through the night
With you sitting by side
Talking by the moonlight
Everything feels just right

Waking from a new dream
Realise I’m alive
I know I’ll always need you
I know we’ll be alright

Driving through the night
With you sitting by side
Talking by the moonlight
Everything feels just right

Waking from a new dream
Realise I’m alive
I know I’ll always need you
I know we’ll be alright

This dream
It means nothing at all
When you wake I will call
When I wake you will call

This dream
It means nothing at all
When you wake I will call
When I wake you will call

Call me, call me
Hear the beckon call
In your eyes
The fire of it all
Can you hear me?

Call you, call you
Are you satisfied?
I wonder
Will we reach the other side?
Will we reach the other side?

When all the love in the world
Manifests itself in one girl
When all the love in the world
Manifests itself in one girl
When all the love in the world
Manifests itself in one girl
When all the love In the world
Manifests itself
When all the love In the world
Manifests itself
When all the love In the world
Manifests itself
When all the love in the world
Manifests itself in one girl
Then all the love in the world Is real
Track Name: GHOST SIGN
I remember when we first saw each other

YYY

And my heart starting beating real fast

YYY

And the birds started singing real loud

YYY

And I knew that I loved you
I love you

Well my heart was feeling kinda empty

YYY

And you came and filled it up, for me

YYY

And I thank you for that, thank you

YYY

And I love you for that, love you
I love you

And I love you with my heart
I love you with my soul
I love you with my everything
And I love you with my heart
I love you with my soul
I love you with my everything

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