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lyrics

Well I believed what I was told
To save me the trouble of thinking
I dipped my toe in the sea of knowledge
And felt like I was sinking
So we made our home upon the sand
And I dressed up in beautiful shells
And I cooked you your fish and your lobsters
And left the boat building to somebody else

But if you say you can't argue with nature
Then nature might argue with you
I couldn't live on the shoreline all my life
Without learning a thing or two
But will you be the one who rocks the boat
And rings the bells
And then when the whole thing capsizes
Will you blame it on somebody else?

And now you say you must set sail
A far shore for to reach
It's more important to go forth and conquer
Than to clear up the mess you've left on the beach
But when the ship goes down, you know
It's every man for himself
Every man for himself
And every woman for somebody else

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from Fairy Tale Ending, released November 21, 2016
Kate Arnold - violin, vocals
Jonathan Clayton - cello
Chris Cornetto - cajon
Elizabeth Nott - hand drum
Mark Stefanicki - hurdy gurdy

Written by Kate Arnold

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Fear of the Forest London, UK

Fear of the Forest is a unique project combining folk, classical, medieval and Middle Eastern influences with intriguing lyrical content. Fronted by Kate Arnold on vocals, hammered dulcimer and violin, the band’s sound has been described as ‘punk baroque’ and combines a strong percussive element (two Iranian dafs/frame drums!) with unusual time signatures and modal elements. ... more

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