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The Weakerthans are a Canadian /folk band headed by former Propagandhi member, John K. Samson. Their blend of -inflected with literate, witty, introspective lyrics have made them one of the most popular bands on the Canadian music scene.

Hailing from Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada, The Weakerthans have produced four full albums with a variety of unusual subjects; a couple of songs are sung from the point of view of John's cat Virtute (Ver-tu-tay). The Weakerthans are… read more

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  • :(
  • :'(
  • It's like we're the cat in "Plea From a Cat Named Virtute" and the band is the person in this song... "Why don't you ever want to play?"
  • Waiting for a reunion tour and album.
  • Really sucks waiting 7 years for a new album only to hear, "Nah, we're done."
  • :(
  • I must, we must never stop watching the sky with our hands in our pockets. Stop peering in windows when we know doors are shut. Stop yelling small stories and bad jokes and sorrows. And my voice will scratch to yell many more. But before I spill the things I mean to hide away Or gouge my eyes with platitudes of sentiment. I'll drown the urge for permanence and certainty Crouch down and scrawl my name with yours in wet cement.
  • RIP
  • all good things come to an end. Comment allez vous ce soir? Je suis comme ci comme ça.
  • good stuff

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