The NORTH Project & Jennie Abrahamson - Melting Lakes (Gärdebylåten)

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MELTING LAKES (Gärdebylåten)


Lyrics by MaJiKer


Hear the silence swirl and sway, we are melting
Stillness slides away, we are melting
Mouths that could not move break free to sing
The coming of the spring
See the surface bleed and flow, we are melting
Freed, these reeds shall grow, we are melting
Eyes that saw no light now watch us bring in
The coming of the spring

We're alive
Thriving where waters walking free,
Where the trees are talking
Born again, we've worn these chains away
With every golden ray
We're alive, diving in new sensation
Free from our hibernation
Smash the ice and splash this vice away
With the dawning of the day

Growing warmer every day
As our prison melts away


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from NORTH, released November 3, 2014

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The NORTH Project London, UK

Traditional melodies from Sweden, Norway and Iceland reworked and reinterpreted to evoke the beauty of nature.

With new lyrics in English about nature, written by the project’s creator MaJiKer, each track features a different vocalist or group with layers of choral harmony, vocal samples & human beatbox.

All profits go to Naturskyddsföreningen, the Swedish Society for Nature Conservation.
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