Muddy Lullaby

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I saw you Monday in your simple dress
and the wind was lost and tossed your hair around.
I heard a song then - you couldn't hear,
and that muddy lullaby was all I ever found.

They called you darling, they took you in,
And your eyes were prisms casting rainbows on them all.
I heard you laughing, an empty noise
And I looked into your face and there was nothing there.

Along the river, they found you there.
You were beautiful, your hair spread on the ground.
I thought you laughed then - I strained to hear
But the listening air was heavy with a gentle sound
And that muddy lullaby was all I ever found.


from Hymns and Lies, released August 15, 2008


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Boreas Tucson, Arizona

Boreas was a classically-trained rock band with lush vocal harmonies, a fierce DIY streak and a willingness to plunge into a wide range of musical styles. Described by local radio station KXCI as “baroque pop,” their music resounds with echoes of the Beach Boys, Animal Collective, Paul Simon, Radiohead and Steve Reich. ... more

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