Song To The Siren - Larry Beckett - The Long Lost Band

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lyrics

Song to the Siren

Long afloat on shipless oceans,
I did all my best to smile
till your singing eyes and fingers
drew me loving to your isle,

and you sang, Sail to me, sail to me,
let me enfold you:
here I am, here I am,
waiting to hold you.

Did I dream you dreamt about me?
Were you hare when I was fox?
Now my foolish boat is leaning
broken, lovelorn, on your rocks,

for you sing, Touch me not, touch me not,
come back tomorrow.
Oh my heart, oh my heart,
shies from the sorrow.

I am puzzled as the oyster,
I am troubled as the tide:
should I stand amid the breakers?
Should I lie with death my bride?

Hear me sing, Swim to me, swim to me,
let me enfold you:
here I am, here I am,
waiting to hold you.

Lyric by Larry Beckett

credits

from Song To The Siren EP, released October 21, 2016
Song to the Siren
Music & Spoken Word Version
Lyrics by: Larry Beckett © 1967
Music by: Tim Buckley © 1967
Reading by: Larry Beckett © 2007
New Arrangement by: The Long Lost Band & Larry Beckett © 2015 Spoken Word - Larry Beckett
Vocals, Acoustic 12 String Guitar - Stuart Anthony
Vocals, Electric Lead Guitar - Matt Appleton
Drums, Percussion - Allan Gardner
Bass Guitar - Fergus Walsh
Piano - Pete French
Produced, engineered & mixed by Paul Walmsley, Stuart Anthony & Matt Appleton Recorded: January-April 2016 at Dungeon Studios, Lancaster, England, and U.K. © by permission BMG

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The Long Lost Band England, UK

Formed in Lancaster, UK in January 2010 they recorded their first album ‘The Big Light Secret’. They supported Icicle Works star Ian McNabb & Mercury Prize nominees ‘I Am Kloot’ The band were championed by Tom Robinson at BBC6 Music
Larry Beckett, lyricist to Tim Buckley, started writing with the band in 2013. They made an album together called ‘One More Mile’ (2015)
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