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The Immaculate Crows

The Immaculate Crows are a Brisbane-based Australian Alternative band formed originally by Bruce Neilsen and Chris Allen in 1982. Their second singer was David Page who would have been one of the first (if not the first) indigenous frontmen/vocalists in an Australian band. David had been a teenage pop-star. He was the first Australian to be signed to a Motown label. He sadly passed away in 2016. The band broke up in 1984 and Bruce formed Insurrection and The Popes before playing with The Immaculate Crows again briefly in 1984. They did songs that covered a broad spectrum of genres including punk, new wave, psychedelic, progressive rock and pop. Bruce and former member Mark Hocknell reunited in 2020 and several new songs have been released since. The Immaculate Crows is now a partnership where Bruce writes the lyrics, music and arrangements and Mark produces and plays on the initial tracks. Bruce also plays on the initial tracks. Carolyn Neilsen records vocals and extra tracks as well as doing the final mix which is sent to Kagen Step for mastering. Vocalists are sourced locally.


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2020
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Mum doesn’t hear
Dad doesn’t listen 
Their kids don’t speak
No louder than a whisper
This is family life

Buy some kids
Buy a wife
Be secure
The rest of your life
This is family life

Married for too long
The magic disappears
Married for too long
Counting every tear		

Your children do not
Care for you
Do you ever wonder
What they’ll do
When they get the chance?

You pay the bills
That’s all you know
Possess everything
Don’t let it grow
Just like school

Married for too long
The magic disappears
Married for too long
Counting every tear

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Written by: Bruce Neilsen

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