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"The world is about to say au revoir to Le Grand K, a cylinder of platinum and iridium that has long reigned over the world's system of weight measurement." A sad story about an inanimate object, so of course we wrote a song about it.



It started physical
But there's no shame there
I was what you needed and I was happy to stay there
you said I was your constant, your ideal
And I started to think that the thing we had was real

The days turned to years right in front of our eyes
You kept me locked up here, I felt like a prize
you said I was the best you’d had and I clung to your word
I wanted to be what you needed, and for you I was standard.

I was lost for so long but you showed me who I am
I would never be wrong if I was your kilogram

But now it's all over - If your calculations are correct
I'm more than a number - And that is why we're wrecked 

I know it makes sense
I know you have needs
But what do I do now
What about me

Could you really replace me with nothing but numbers?
I suppose that you can
But who will I be if I’m not your Kilogram

I’m searching for meaning
in your eyes but they’re blank
there is someone else, I know it.
somebody named Planck

I know it makes sense
It’s logic, it’s smart
but I did nothing wrong
do you not have a heart

would you let a committee of strangers tell you who I am?
and will you really be you, without your kilogram?


from Love Problems, released August 15, 2017
song by the Doubleclicks (Laser Malena-Webber & Aubrey Turner)
produced by Danielle ate the Sandwich
art/coloring page by Natalie Metzger




The Doubleclicks Portland, Oregon

The Doubleclicks - Laser Malena-Webber and Aubrey Turner, also known as musical duo the Doubleclicks write songs about dinosaurs, cats, anxiety, and queer feelings on the cello and guitar, and welcome you to imagine the name of that genre. Their latest project is a musical, "Teaching a Robot to Love," which is a sci-fi story about the trans experience. ... more

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