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Room

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Release Date: October 10, 2012
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Room is a wistful album dedicated to the memory of Eivør’s father who passed away in 2011. The album deals with themes of sorrow, loss and love and showcases Eivør’s unique brand of folktronica with art pop influences. Produced by Tróndur Bogason and recorded at Studio Bloch in Tórshavn, Faroe Islands. Mixed by Addi 800 at Room 313 in Reykjavík, Iceland.

Lyrics


1. Green Garden

in my green garden the willow has been weeping
it´s branches hang broken now the sun is sleeping

in my green garden summer left us naked
in the long cold winter the colors have all faded

waiting in hours of darkness
waiting for birds to sing
waiting for the earth’s orbit to bring back spring

wake up sleepy sun, take away my sorrow
it´s time you rise again from the shadows

we are waiting in hours of darkness
waiting for birds to sing
waiting for the earth’s orbit to bring back spring

2. Rain

there´s a shallow river running down the hill
moving softly through the valley where I live

when it rains the river runs so deep

when the water is clear and still like a mirror
i can see you on the surface of the river

when it rains the river runs so deep
in the rain i weep

where will i find you when i need you my long lost friend?
bring back the mirror so i can see your face again

when it rains the river runs so deep
in the rain i weep
in the rain
into the river deep

3. True Love

come death
she said
come easeful future
death how i long
for your nurture
 
breathe in to me
 
come death only friend
nothing is born of this pain
take this gift upon thy self
house of pain
this body is too small a chamber
 
breathe in to me
 
my true lover is with me
what ever is true is with me

4. Boxes

i have emptied out my closet
cleaned up my house
i have given away the things i don’t need
tidied up my home
i have put little things into boxes
the ghosts in the corners are lonely

i am leaving behind my possessions for someone else
i have made a fire of things i don´t want anyone to see
i have put little things into boxes
the walls fill the silence with echoes

i have put little things into boxes
i am going on a journey
maybe some day i’ll be returning
and the ghosts in the corners won’t be lonely

5. Wake Me Up

wake me up, don´t let me sleep
wake me up, try shaking me
remind me that this is just a dream
that i should not be afraid of anything

wake me up before the sky is falling
i know that you can hear me calling
don´t let me be tangled in this cloud
this can’t be real, won’t you pull me out

i can’t find my way when you’re not around
i´m lost like a bird astray high above the ground

wake me up, i need your arms around me
don´t ever stop loving me
it´s been way too long since i had you near
it all seems wrong when you’re not here

i can’t find my way when you’re not around
i´m lost like a bird astray high above the ground

tell me that i am only dreaming
tell me that i am only dreaming

6. Far Away

stories, tell me stories before i go to sleep
tell me what you’re thinking, is it funny, is it sweet?

far away, far away from here

teach me, like you used to, how to steer a rocking boat like you do
meet me down at the harbor let´s sail the ocean blue

far away, far away from here
you are far, far away, but near

I still see you and your footsteps in the sand
memories shape me like clay in your hand

7. I know

by morning you will return, i know
and sunlight will land on the earth, i know
flowers will blossom tomorrow
your heart will be mine to borrow, i know
my sweetest love…

the sun will go down in the evening, i know
like a breeze on my cheek you´ll be leaving, i know
when the last roses are closing
you will be over the ocean, i know
my sweetest love…

in the moment when daylight is born i know
in the stillness after the storm i know
when a tear is silently falling
my heart is quietly calling, i know
my sweetest love…

8. Night's Body

night lay your body down
sun in the west
sun rising
night lays her body down
in the west
star rising
in the west

lay your body down
night rising

sun lays his body down
night down
in the west
sun rising
night’s belly, full of sun
full of graves
in the west
raven shadowed sun
night rising

9. Room

i will keep this lonely room empty for you
i will leave everything unchanged, unaffected
everything will stay the same
nothing is ever gonna change

forever i will keep this room empty for you
i will leave the streetlights on, shining for you
i will sing the songs we knew
just to feel close to you

i´ll write your name in my sacred scripture
as if you were still a part of the picture

i´ve seen the picture on the wall, falling down on the floor
breaking into a thousand pieces near my feet, and I bleed
gluing back the picture frame
putting it back on the nail on the wall

i will keep my heart undressed, open for you
the empty space which you left in my chest
and I will sing the songs we knew
just to feel close to you

10. Falling Free

your eyes tell me stories that i can understand
i have seen the future written in your hand

now i surrender
i am falling down
hoping you will catch me before i hit the ground

you are all i see
for you i am falling free

i have walked the steepest mountains, sailed the seven seas
i have been looking for you in every part of me

now i surrender
i am falling down
hoping you will catch me before i hit the ground

you are all i see
for you i am falling free
you, my destiny
for you i am falling free


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