Old River, Tall Mountain

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Old, old river
Old as me
I can see it
In the way the wind
Folds wrinkles on your skin
But your breath still flows
Through your shadowed shallows
And beyond your falls

Tall, tall mountain
Tallest trees
Touch the heavens
If I climbed you once
Would you say that was enough?
Would I start to fly?
Held up by starlight
I slip between the skies

Old, old river
I, I am sitting
I, I am listening
I, I am listening

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from Night & Day, released June 29, 2017
Matthew Daniel - vocals, acoustic guitar
Gawain Davey - clarinet

Written by Matthew Daniel

Special thanks to Joshua Moore

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Unpainted Prospects Melbourne, Australia

Unpainted Prospects are intimate alt-folk storytellers, weaving keenly observed tales from the personal to the political.

Loosely formed in 2015, the act is the latest vehicle for singer/songwriter Matthew Daniel.

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