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Though this county was your home, an endless scape of love, left behind for us, to understand you. South easterly winds have beat, you’re dancing with BSP. The Trust have staged a coup for your release so go, just go, and when you understand, let me know. There's islands in islands and no escape, but way up at altitude we'll be learning space. In wastwater we believe, there’s a family underneath. Above the slate we told, the last of the jokes of earth, of sky, we’re everywhere and nowhere to found. Deep in the mountains, we are done, and under the white snow, we’ll be screaming hey! Cordoned to longest nights, aquaplane on a surface of lunar white. The National Trust, have rooted up, we’ll place our bets and watch the sun. Just let it go and follow us this engine learns, the moves we want to know. (Your light, your light, is right, is right, for day, for day, for night, for night. Who doesn’t know the famous Swan).


from Who Does Not Know The Famous Swan, released October 28, 2012


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sootytern Lancaster, UK

sootytern… “what?”, “it’s a bird!”, “oh..” are Jayson (Vocals/Ukelele), Fenton (Mandolin), Peet (Bass) and Ewan (Drums). They are best known for playing sessions in caves. Hailing from Cumbria and inspired by their island home of Walney, they play folk/pop avian/science-based loveliness. ... more

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