the horizon disappears

i could still go there
but my mind would be too loud
sun on water
bright colors drowning me out

raised in colorado, laura veirs decided it was time for a change. a few years ago, she moved to seattle, started rediscovering her love of folk and country music and self-recorded her inspired poetry until uk label, bella union, found her. at the end of the summer of 2005, laura released the album *year of meteors* — it didn’t leave my headphones for months. dreamy calming visuals simply appear within her lyrics amongst the different accompaning perfect sounds that instantly take over and hypnotize. listen to this and go on a train, plane, inside a car driving so far away, get lost and feel safe.

listen to: fire snakes, rialto

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