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Heather Woods Broderick - "Where I Lay"

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Published on Jan 28, 2019

From the album Invitation available April 19th on Western Vinyl

INVITATION
iTunes https://itunes.apple.com/us/album/inv...
Spotify http://open.spotify.com/album/1v5lm8v...
Bandcamp https://heatherwoodsbroderick.bandcam...
WV: http://westernvinyl.com/shop/wv178

HEATHER WOODS BRODERICK
Website http://www.heatherwoodsbroderick.com
Instagram https://www.instagram.com/woodsbroderick
Facebook https://www.facebook.com/heatherwoods...
Twitter https://twitter.com/_H_W_B_

Heather Woods Broderick has played in Efterklang, Horse Feathers, the live bands of Laura Gibson, Lisa Hannigan, and Damien Jurado, and has also been Sharon Van Etten’s longtime collaborator and bandmate. While this list may seem enviable for an aspiring young musician, any experienced player will know that the life of a touring musician comes with its own sacrifices. Lasting relationships and financial certainty can be tenuous, as can mental stability itself. Feeling this firsthand, Heather traded her usual launchpad of Brooklyn for the sleepy town of Pacific City, where she would quietly take a job cleaning houses, sitting down at the piano in the off-hours to unpack the personal tragedies and triumphs of the intervening decades since her first trips there as a child.

Invitation is an album of dreamy baroque-pop that swells and whispers with grand string arrangements, and intimate lyrics, built around earnest piano melodies, painting a lifelike picture of the locale in which it was written. However, it’s not about the epic and beautiful physical features of the Pacific northwest seaside. Rather, it’s about how the stillness of such settings can unearth the disquiet often buried by the infinite distractions of a life without pause.

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  • Song

    • Where I Lay
  • Artist

    • Heather Woods Broderick
  • Licensed to YouTube by

    • [Merlin] SC Distribution (on behalf of Western Vinyl); ASCAP

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