Far from home

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Recorded by Mikel Eceiza at Mecca Recording Studio, Oiartzun, in 2015


Far from home

The first faces that I saw
Before memory could even recall
Stay with me until my end
Wherever this road leads, it winds and bends

It took a time,
Took a while,
To feel the weight of all those miles.
Now I feel it
See distant fires aglow
Far from home

Given all I’d need to grow
Until I’d race from that nest alone
Fled that tucked away terrain
Made it nearly half the world away

It took a time
It took a while
To feel the strain of all those miles
Now I feel it
See distant fires aglow
Far from home


from Back and Forth, released May 10, 2015
Luke Armstrong: classical guitar & vocals
Josetxo Orueta: 5 string fretless bass
Landon Cotham: bongos & backing vocals



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Luke Armstrong San Sebastián, Spain

Luke Armstrong's songs are a modern take on old-time music with a travelled English folk sound. His compositions draw on traditional influences, a rapid fingerpicking technique and unusual open tunings to create music which evokes echoes of the Les Cousin's generation of the 1960s. ... more

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