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Nine Silhouettes

from Island Sublime by Alex de Steiguer

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Production Notes: Cello parts recorded in the historic wood-paneled music room (built for a cellist in the 1880's) at Creek Farm in Portsmouth, NH thanks to the Society for the Protection of NH Forests who conserved the 36 acres of wooded waterfront, and graciously allowed us to use this amazing room. Support them at forestsociety.org

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Nine silhouettes sitting solid and low
Drenched in the rain and the ice and the snow
Always to windward of waters that flow
Down through the long march of time

Brunting the waves and the nor’easter’s blow
Bare to the sky and the fathoms below
Fronting the years as the centuries flow
These little islands in time… these little islands sublime.

Nine silhouettes sitting far out to sea
Breakers to windward and combers alee
Weathering time in good company
Better than ever you’ll find

Into the weather you come and you go
In the darkest of nights there’s a sweep and a glow
And a flash that resounds with a sailor’s “land ho!”
And the voyages left behind

The seasons will pass, and the night into day
For all who will leave us, and all who will stay
If time is an ocean, then life is a bay
But it’s better than ever you’ll find… on these little islands in time
These little islands sublime.

ISRC: QZGJ21900007
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from Island Sublime, released June 1, 2019
Alex: vocals, guitar, words, music, arrangement
Sam Goodall: 5-string violin
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Lauren Wool: cello
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Alex de Steiguer

Besides being a homesteader, a deep water tall-ship sailor, an island caretaker, and a musician, Alex is also known for her black & white fine-art photography, and is the author of "Small Island, Big Picture", with 69 duotone images, and reflections on solitude, creativity, inspiration and connection with the world we live in. See links for more info about Alex's other works. ... more

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