The River Pt. 1: Fossils

by Northern Strangers

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The River Pt. 1: Fossils shows off Northern Strangers inspiring musicianship and a commitment to painting a living, breathing world both musically and lyrically

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How long since the hot, hot sun caressed my skin
How long since the rain fell soft and cool
How long since I seen another one of my kind
No familiar face but mine
When I drink from the river
I can see myself wither
I had a dream last night of bones in a hill side, bones in a hillside
But the sky is harder than the cold, cold ground
Oh, I'll lay me down
I think I'll lay me down
Choking clouds of smoke corrupt the precious air
Scavengers are scattered in my wake
How long since the soil beneath my feet gave way
Swallowed all by black and grey
A planet in waiting
And the colors are fading
had a dream last night of bones in a hill side, bones in a hillside
But the sky is harder than the cold, cold ground
Oh, I'll lay me down
I think I'll lay me down
A planet in waiting
And the colors are fading
had a dream last night of bones in a hill side, bones in a hillside
But the sky is harder than the cold, cold ground
Oh, I'll lay me down
I think I'll lay me down
And the children yet to be
Wonder what's become of me

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released February 5, 2015
Music and Lyrics by Rebecca Norris

Performed by Northern Strangers
Dan Graul - Guitar/Vocals
Rebecca Norris - Keyboards/Vocals
Will Norris - Bass/Vocals
Jonathan Santin - Drums

Recorded at ES Audio Services in Glendale, CA

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Northern Strangers Los Angeles, California

Northern Strangers formed in 2010, out of a collective love for classic psychedelic rock music. The members’ varied musical backgrounds, ranging from classical to jazz to reggae to folk, provide a distinct flavor of psychedelic fun. In 2013 they independently released their debut album MONSTERS! -A folk rock concept piece called “smooth, energetic, romantic, fun, and thought provoking” ... more

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