Siobhan In New York

from by Joel Harkin & Chris Toye

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This is about my friend Siobhan. She moved away.


you'll find me on the streets of london
drinking coffee in a cafe in new york
busking on the steps of sydney's opera house
as long as the planes don't stop

ive got in my head, i'll travel
around the world before i settle down
and at each person i will marvel
as i long for donegal and my home town

what if i stay here forever
stuck like a coin in a shopping cart
id sell my soul to leave the green hills that i love
but i know leaving will break my heart

a friend of mine she left here for scotland
and she spent christmas staring at the city sky line
she says shes no reason to ever come back
but i hope id be inclined
yeah i know id be inclined

and so Siobhan i'll save my pennies
and try visit you just like we planned
but i wont stay away for ever
because i love this beautiful land

i don't care if i ever leave here
i'm a bird in an open cage
i wanna see the sunrise and i wanna taste that moon shine
but its here ill see the end of my days
here ill see the end of my days


from Pleasure In Leaving, released August 14, 2014
Written by Joel Harkin.
Electric Guitars by Chris Toye.
Recorded in Joel's Bedroom.
Produced by Joel Harkin and Chris Toye.
Mixed by Joel Harkin.
Mastered by Terry McGinty @ Valley Music Studios,



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