Butterfly

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Track 2 from the 'Double Rainbow' album due to be released 28th February 2020.

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BUTTERFLY

VERSE 1
SAW A BUTTERFLY TOUCH A BUDDLEIA
HELD OUR BREATH AND DIDN’T STIR
A TEAR ROLLED DOWN YOUR CHEEK BUT WE
DIDN’T DARE TO BLINK
IN CASE IT FLEW AWAY

CHORUS 1
AS THE SUN BURNT RED ACROSS THE SKY
I LIFTED YOU UP ON MY SHOULDERS HIGH
OAK AND ASH AND ELM AND FIR
CRYSTAL CLEAR JUST WHO WE WERE

VERSE 2
I REMEMBER CLIMBING TREES
YOU COULD TASTE THAT WOODLAND BREEZE
THE ENERGY RAN FREE
IT LEAPT RIGHT OUT OF ME
IN TO MY WORLD

CHORUS 2
AS THE SUN BURNT RED ACROSS THE SKY
SIMPLY BEING FORGOT THE TIME
ANCIENT FACES IN THE TREES
MAKING SO MUCH SENSE OUT OF YOU AND ME

VERSE 3
BREATH HUNG LIKE CLOUDS IN THE AIR
SURROUNDING BUTTERFLY STILL SITTING THERE
TEARS FELL ON THE GROUND
BUT WE DIDN’T MAKE A SOUND
IN CASE IT FLEW AWAY


(IN CASE IT ALL) FLEW AWAY (repeats)

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released January 31, 2020
Ian Roland - vocals, guitars
Simon Yapp - vocals, violin
Brione Jackson - vocals, cello
Nick VanVlanderan - drums

Recorded at: Airtight Studios, Manchester; Subtown Studios, Brighton.
Mixed by: Sèadna McPhail
Mastered by: Alan Lowles
Songs: Ian Roland

Website: www.ianroland.com

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Ian Roland Brighton, UK

Ian Roland & The Subtown Set - "Truly joyous ‘soul-folk’ music, that celebrates life and being alive…” Crossing The Tracks.

Songwriter and guitarist, Ian Roland, joined by Simon Yapp, on fiddle and Jade Woodhouse, on cello. Performing originals and select covers, they are a #FolkPop #SoulFolk group with a nod to the classical and an embrace of three-part harmonies. They are based in Brighton, UK.
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