Miles Of Empty Sky

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A rolling country song about leaving home.


(Like a) bird with her wing’s clipped,
But still longing to fly,
You look up at the miles of empty sky.

(Like a) child in the darkness,
Or a book without words,
When will your lonely heart be heard?

Needing your freedom more with every day,
Wondering what can you do or say,
To break the ties that bind and fly away.

(Like a) tide in the tempest,
Or a clock without hands,
You’re moving to a beat you don’t understand.


from Left Hand of Darkness, released August 8, 2013
Roger Hurn: acoustic guitar & vocals
Alex Marshall: electric guitar & vocals
Martin Berry: vocals
Dan Cooper: bass guitar



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Greenstick trace their origins to a rock & roll band. Alex took up the drumsticks of his late father to complete the reunion of the fabled Grim Down South. Soon after Alex and Roger (GDS bass player) grabbed guitars to form a dynamic songwriting partnership with singer Hayley, whose songs range from driving to whimsical with memorable lyrics and sweet harmonies. ... more

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