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  • Record/Vinyl + Digital Album

    From the Mourning of the World is a unique compilation album brought to you by the Dark Mountain Project, the global network of artists, musicians and writers who are crafting new stories for a civilisation in trouble.

    Featuring: an exclusive alternate version of Caesar recorded specially for the album by BBC Radio 2’s Folk Singer of the Year 2011, Chris Wood; BBC Radio 2’s Folk Singer of the Year 2010 Jon Boden; celebrated artists such as Chris T-T and Bethia Beadman (whose track is a duet with REM’s Mike Mills); this is a beautiful compilation of the wild and uncivilised music associated with the Dark Mountain Project.

    Through our IndieGogo crowdfunding page we managed to raise just under £3000 of the £5000 we need to create this beautiful album on vinyl. If you order a copy you will receive the download immediately but the vinyl might be a few months behind. We have a number of fundraising gigs planned as well as selling copies through this bandcamp page so you should have your copy by the end of the summer.

    Thank you for supporting our first venture into creating an album!
    The Dark Mountain Team

    Includes unlimited streaming of From the Mourning of the World via the free Bandcamp app, plus high-quality download in MP3, FLAC and more.
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lyrics

God help America
You can fill the air with tears
And you can cut those sinners down
But it all falls on deaf ears
For your God wont hear you now
He won't hear you now.

God made the natural world
Then he filled the plains with hate
Put dust inside the ventricles
And eyes behind iron gates
No love can get through now
It can't get through now.

He won't even notice you when you call his name to praise him

Sin against America
Just to breathe becomes sin now
Purveyors of each sweet perversion
Well, each one seems sweet, somehow
But your mouth can't taste it now
Your mouth can't taste sweet as anything but sour

And it wont take a motorcade
To let you know we are afraid

He wont even notice you when you call his name to praise him

credits

from From the Mourning of the World, released June 10, 2013
Written by Chesca Dolecka
Arranged by The Murder Barn
Strings performed by:
Joanna Quail
Paris Friday Blues
Bev Lee Harling
Liz Littlewood

Recorded by Kevin Feazey at Livingstone Studios and at The Murder Barn
Mixed by Kevin Feazey. Mastered by John Davies at Metropolis

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