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Heather Nova Discography

Introduction

Heather Frith EP - Glow Stars - Oyster - Siren - South - Storm - Redbird - The Jasmine Flower

Discography run by: Cassander

REDBIRD (2005)

Release Info:
Released in 2005. Redbird Track List:
Welcome
I Miss My Sky (Amelia Earhart's Last Days)
Motherland
Redbird
Done Drifting
Overturned
Mesmerized
Singing You Through
A Way To Live
Wicked Game
This Body
The Sun Will Always Rise

Status:
studio recordings

Instruments:
acoustic guitar (Heather Nova, on I Miss My Sky, Motherland, Done Drifting, Mesmerized, A Way To Live, This Body, The Sun Will Always Rise), tremolo guitar (Heather Nova, on Mesmerized), guitars (David Ayers, on Overturned, Singing You Through, Wicked Game), guitars (Corky James, on Welcome), additional guitar (David Ayers, on Redbird), E-bo guitar (David Ayers, on Done Drifting, The Sun Will Always Rise), electric guitars (David Ayers, on I Miss My Sky, Motherland), electric guitars (Berit Fridahl, on Motherland), electric guitars (Nikolaj Juel, on Redbird), harmonic guitars (David Ayers, on The Sun Will Always Rise), lap steel (David Ayers, on I Miss My Sky), string arrangement (David Ayers, on Mesmerized, This Body), Vienna Symphonic Orchestra (strings, on Mesmerized, This Body), strings (Kenny Dickenson, on A Way To Live), hammond (Kenny Dickenson, on Done Drifting), piano (Kenny Dickenson, on Motherland, Mesmerized, This Body), wurlitzer (Kenny Dickenson, on Motherland, Redbird, Done Drifting, Mesmerized, This Body, The Sun Will Always Rise), drums (Luke Bullen, on Motherland, Mesmerized), drums (Laurie Jenkins, on Welcome, I Miss My Sky, Overturned, Wicked Game), bass (Bastian Juel, on I Miss My Sky, Overturned), bass (Matt Round, on Motherland, Mesmerized, Wicked Game), double bass (Matt Round, on The Sun Will Always Rise), violin (Sophie Solomon, on I Miss My Sky), additional violin (Sophie Solomon, on Mesmerized), additional synth (Felix Tod, on The Sun Will Always Rise)

Guest Vocals:
"The Matrix" (Welcome)
Liz Hooper (Welcome)
London Community Gospel Choir (Done Drifting, A Way To Live)

Producer:
Felix Tod (all songs except Welcome)
"The Matrix" (Welcome)



WELCOME

General Info:
This song is also on the US and Canadian release of the "South" album (2002), and on a single release with a radio version, too. A video was shot for this release. Written by Dido Armstrong, Danny Campbell, and Heather Nova. Backing vocals by "The Matrix" and Liz Hooper.

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Sample Lyrics:
And there's so much I can do for you
Given time I know that I can prove
Now my world is offered up to you
Come inside

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I MISS MY SKY (AMELIA EARTHART'S LAST DAYS)

General Info:
Only released on "Redbird". Written by Heather Nova.

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Sample Lyrics:
And the poetry and the best of me
And the heart and spirit and the sex of me
All fell into the azure sea
In the tailspin with the last of me

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MOTHERLAND

General Info:
Only released on "Redbird". Written by Heather Nova.

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Sample Lyrics:
The waves roll in, I help you swim
You take my hand
And through the years and through the fears
I'll be your rock, the motherland

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REDBIRD

General Info:
Only released on "Redbird". Written by Heather Nova.

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Sample Lyrics:
I saw the redbird fly
Bright flame against the sky
Burning against the sun, mmm
Am I the only one?

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DONE DRIFTING

General Info:
Only released on "Redbird". Written by Heather Nova. Backing vocals by the London Community Gospel Choir.

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Sample Lyrics:
And though we still have far to go
That's alright, we'll take it slow
And though the days are often long
With you here, I can be strong

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OVERTURNED

General Info:
Only released on "Redbird". Written by Heather Nova.

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Sample Lyrics:
But the energy I can't dismiss
And when the fog rolls in, I think of your kiss
So I light a fire to stare into
But love's so slow to burn

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MESMERIZED

General Info:
Only released on "Redbird". Written by Heather Nova.

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Sample Lyrics:
Here I am mesmerized
Life gets heavy but bright
Deeper blue, crystallized
I'm so weak, so alive
Mesmerized

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SINGING YOU THROUGH

General Info:
Only released on "Redbird". Written by Heather Nova.

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Sample Lyrics:
I'll be there, I'll be there
Holding the light for you
Making it right for you
Singing you through

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A WAY TO LIVE

General Info:
Only released on "Redbird". Written by Heather Nova. Backing vocals by the London Community Gospel Choir.

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Sample Lyrics:
If we can't find a way to live
It's that we don't know how to give
We're breathing but with iron lungs
Speaking but in separate tongues

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WICKED GAME

General Info:
Only released on "Redbird". Written by Chris Isaak.

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Sample Lyrics:
The world was on fire and no one could save me but you
Strange what desire will make foolish people do
I never dreamed that I'd meet somebody like you
And I never dreamed that I'd lose somebody like you

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THIS BODY

General Info:
Only released on "Redbird". Written by Heather Nova.

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Sample Lyrics:
This body has traveled on, this body is fine and strong
This body has given life, nurtured and sacrificed
This body has done so much, this body needs your touch

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THE SUN WILL ALWAYS RISE

General Info:
Only released on "Redbird". Written by Heather Nova.

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Sample Lyrics:
Though sometimes you'll look out on dark and stormy skies
Darling, remember the sun will always rise
And bring the light, and bring the light

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