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Standard Candles

Standard Candles

by Patrick Ames

Released 2016
Independent
Released 2016
Independent
In Standard Candles, Patrick Ames performs hip, lively songs with an all new band, backup singers, and a fabulous new recording session. The veteran singer-songwriter has written and produced his most entertaining set of new standards to date.
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‘Standard Candles’ is a scientific (astronomy) term for stars of a known and unchanging brightness, that are used to determine the luminosity and distance of other stars, and Ames says he “created a band that can musically apply that star-like standard criteria.” For example, listen to the first minute of the rather hip-sounding You Can’t Hurt Me Anymore and you’ll quickly discover there’s a songwriter on duty — lyrics about escaping from an …
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