from by Bull Kelp



a song about chess


I've been gone too long
You moved on along
I thought you would wait for me
What a stupid fantasy

If these are your new friends
Pledge alleigance
Wear your jersey proudly
Don't expect my hospitality

Choose which side you're on,
Fight long and hard for the cause
Your life force can only spread so far
You can only be where you are

If I'd looked a move ahead
I'd have moved my bishop
Now you've got me skewered
You bastard


from Painting & Drawing, released March 15, 2013
Written by Zoe Guigueno
Performed by Zoe Guigueno & Taylor Ashton
Recorded by Darwin Baker, Mixed by Adam Iredale-Gray, Mastered by Nathan Moore (NCM Sound)



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Bull Kelp Toronto, Ontario

Bull Kelp is Taylor Ashton and Zoe Guigueno. The two played together in the five-piece band Fish & Bird for two years, and when Zoe left that band the two formed Bull Kelp as a way to keep playing together and to play new tunes in a sparse musical setting.
With a guitar, a banjo and an upright bass, Taylor and Zoe weave dense lyrics in harmony through unconventional chord changes
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