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On this recording, THE FOOTBALL CLUB is

Lee 'Jacko' Jackievic - drums, gang vocals
Adriano Pruscino - bass, Hammond organ, vocals
Leah Romero - electric guitar, vocals
Ruby Markwell - vocals, electric guitar

Produced by Nicholas Lam.

Engineered by Rohan Sforcina and Nicholas Lam at Four Hundred Acres Studios, Broadmeadows, VIC.

Vocals recorded and produced by Nicholas Lam at Triceratapes.

Mixed by Rohan Sforcina at Four Hundred Acres Studios.

Mastered by Finn Keane at Head Gap Studios, Preston.

Cheers to Lewis Moody for lending us his Hammond Organ!



My best friend’s obsessive, and manic depressive,
And she makes lots of mistakes, but never learns any lessons.

And she cried on my shoulder, the last time we were together.
And said “I just don’t know how to make anything better”.

And I said I know that it’s tempting to regress on your goals,
In the medicine section of Essendon Coles.

But, just try.

Your boyfriend’s abhorrent,
But you still adore him.
Yeah, he treats like you like shit, but you’d still do anything for him.

And I said “I made my r-pist,
A Spotify playlist,
When I turned 18, as my own little birthday gift”.

And she said Jesus; I can’t believe the way that they treat us,
I wish they’d all take the time to walk a mile in my Adidas.

And, just try.

And I said, as long as you’re trying, that’s fine by me.
I’m just trying to save you from poison, Ivy.

I know that I’m changing,
And it might seem strange,
And yeah, I understand if you don’t want to call me my name.

Yeah, it makes me upset, but I try not to let it get to me,
I’ve adjusted to the fact you’ll probably never call me Ruby.

And, that’s fine.
But, just try.

And I said, as long as you’re trying, that’s fine by me.
I’m just trying to save you from poison, Ivy.


released March 6, 2017



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The Football Club Footscray, Australia

The Football Club are a folk-punk band from Footscray. They sing sad songs with big drunken choruses and heaped mouthfuls of words, telling stories on topics like sexuality, gender, friendship, and cheap red wine.

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