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Cape Ann Song

from Tide & Stars by Marina Evans

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In a little town
At the end of the earth
Full of scent and sound
Of the water

Hangs a history
Deep and oh so long
Wild as the sea
And pretty as her songs

This is more than an island
More than sea and shore
More than tide and wind

The harbor birds are crying
Swooping low and fast
O'er fishermen arriving
Hulls heavy with their catch

From a granite ledge
With panoramic view
The painter tilts his head
To glimpse that golden blue

From salty saloons
To the riverside
Poets sway, and singers swoon
Drunk on love of light

This is more than an island
More than sea and shore
More than tide and wind

You see it in silver scales
Shining in the sun
In spindrift and great white sails
Mysteries and tall tales

Living and breathing the ocean, the ocean
Four hundred
Years of devotion, devotion
Oh, a legacy that can't be sold
Oh, and we -
We can't let go

Now it's in our hands
In our hearts and minds
To live and love this land
By the sea defined
By the sea defined


from Tide & Stars, track released June 8, 2018
Marina Evans: vocals, acoustic guitars
Bernardo Baglioni: dobro, bass, mandolin
Donald Renda: drums
Michele Papadia: piano
Federico Sagona: strings

Music & lyrics by Marina Evans
Produced & Arranged by Bernardo Baglioni
Mixed by Bradley Royds
Mastered by Jonathan Wyner


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Marina Evans Massachusetts

Strong, sultry vocals meet clever lyricism & unusual melodies in Marina Evans' music. Combining a background in jazz with traditional folk and a rock edge, Marina has developed a distinctive sound that's all her own. She has released 3 original EPs & a full-length album since her start, and has toured from her Massachusetts home to Manhattan, Nashville, New Orleans, L.A., London, Italy, and beyond ... more


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