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How Long Will This Country Hold Me?

from Let's Begin by Songs for Iris

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Could I record this silence?
Could I keep feeling at ease?
Oh when am I going back again?
How long will this country hold me?

And will you ever find me?
Have I changed enough to disappear?
Fighting the tales they tell about me
How long will this country hold me?

I found a dying siren
She’d louvered her last king man
I found myself in the hollow alley
How long will this country hold me?

A breath of music consumed me
I’m eager to let it all out
Cause they all sing with greater beauty
How long will this country hold me?


from Let's Begin, released February 2, 2015


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Songs for Iris Copenhagen, Denmark

Songs for Iris is an acoustic folk-pop band from Denmark, well-known for it's tight vocal harmonies and it's groovy arrangements. The music covers a wide field of folk traditions, but is at the same time very contemporary and innovative. It's grand and emotional, and simultaneously humorous with tongue in cheek rhythmics. ... more

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