if i had a boat, i would sail to you
hold u in my arms, ask you to be true
once i had a dream, it died long before
now i’m pointed north, hoping for the shore
james vincent mcmorrow resonates with those who understand how powerful music can be, and why it really can make us so happy to feel something comforting. as quiet as his voice may be, there’s so much power combined within his lyrics and melodies as the music connects together. his harmonies are like a new that friend that you’ve just met but instantly feel like you have known forever. james vincent mcmorrow falls into the same vein of those like bon iver, and sufjan steven who’s magnificent sounds can purify even the most darkest day. the irish singer-songwriter is currently on a north american tour supporting his debut album, early in the morning. enjoy james vincent mcmorrow’s recent instudio performance for npr and mp3s below.