Bird Talk

from by Helen McCookerybook

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about

At a music workshop for people with head injuries, someone told me about their childhood in St Lucia, where the children used to sing by the river because their voices sounded nice. I couldn't stop thinking about it.

lyrics

Bird talk by the waterfall
Where the children go to sing
The dancing water plays it all
Across the rhythm of the beating wings
They sing their songs
All day long

Childhood is a magic time
The future's full of dreams
The past is just a memory
That's floating down the stream where
They sing their songs
All day long

The weeping willow sheds a tear
For all the children playing here
her rings of time have measured fate
She sees the traps that lie in wait while
They sing their songs
All day long

He sees the island in his dreams
This cold November day
It was a magic time, it was a special place
Where his memory goes to play and
He sings his songs
All day long
He sings his songs
All day long

credits

from The Sea, released May 8, 2017
McCookerybook: guitar and vocals

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Helen McCookerybook UK

Helen McCookerybook is an outstanding songwriter who's beginnings formed in the punk era, old associates The Monochrome Set/The Pirhanas her first band was The Chefs (John Peel fave) She later signed to RCS with her band The Horns and had a couple of minor hits
Helen took 20 years out to become a Mum and PHD in Musicology, taking up her writing in 2003, Suburban Pastoral her 1st solo record & more
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