Loose Summer

by Kyla Tilley

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Composed as cat-walk music for a Swervy Garland summer fashion show. Largely instrumental flute and guitar with bottle, bell, concrete floor and shisha pipe percussion.

lyrics

Summer
Gentle and warm
I hear the birds in the trees

Flowers
Purple and wild
Brighten the air with their blooms

Cool summer breeze
Pungent with salt
Fresh from the sea
Carries the cries of the gulls

Morning
Tranquil and calm
Grasses all sparkling with dew

Sunshine
Crowning the hills
Peaking out behind the clouds

Downy white clouds
Float through the blue
Overcast grey
Captures the warmth from the sea

Muggy
warm ocean air
Heavily hanging around

Thunder
Lured by the heat
Arrives with its full entourage

Lightning and rain
Descend on the earth
All things give way
When the summer sky speaks

The wind it picks up
The rain turns to hail
Leaves the air brisk
But the blue sky returns

Perfect
Day for a hike
Or a quick dip in the pond

Fir trees
Teaming with life
Fill the warm air with their scent

Too hot in the sun
Too cold in the shade
Woods swarming with flies
Pollen's attacking my nose

Summer
Gentle and warm
I hear the birds in the trees

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released November 9, 2018
Written by Kyla Tilley who also played guitar, flute, bottles, bells, concrete floor, and shisha pipe.
Vocals performed by Kaitlin Ludlow
Mixed and mastered by Julian Squires

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Kyla Tilley Montreal, Québec

Harnessing a fondness for shoes, insects, beer and lingerie, Kyla Tilley writes sometimes sad, often funny, occasionally disconcerting songs which rarely rhyme.

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