old sins cast long shadows

old sins cast long shadows

Old indiscretions can continue to have consequences well into the future. A: "I know I made a mistake, but that happened years ago! Why are we still talking about it?" B: "Because old sins cast long shadows."
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Following the release of two singles in 2017 the band have recently released a six-track EP 'Old Sins Cast Long Shadows' which has been receiving radio airplay at home and abroad.
Another such proverb correctly claims: "Old sins cast long shadows".