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from Empty Shot​/​Wide Wide World, released July 23, 2012
Written by Duke Batavia

Recorded by Nick Vorrath in Tropical Albert Park
Mixed by Anna Laverty at Bangkok Ninja Academy
Mastered by Ross Cockle at Sing Sing

Ben Birchall: vocals/ukulele
Nick Vorrath: guitar/vocals
Glenn Arnup: melodica/percussion/vocals
Dave McGann: guitar/vocals
Adam Hengstberger: drums

Craig Shanahan: additional drums and percussion



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Duke Batavia Melbourne, Australia

Duke Batavia the man was a Dutch-Indonesian Hawaiian crooner born in Java in 1927. Not much is known about him, but for a snatch of songs he left behind. Duke Batavia the band was formed in Melbourne, Australia in 2011, exploring music and sounds by, and inspired by the spirit of the Duke. ... more

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