• Artist: Alex Arrowsmith
  • Title: The Ghost Of Swan Island
  • Genre: Rock - New Wave, Rock - Indie Rock
  • Mood: Up/Positive, Laid Back/Groovy
  • Speed: Fast (130-160)
  • Instruments: Textures/pads, Real Drums/Drum Kit, Acoustic Guitar (Guitar, Banjo, Mandolin), Loops/Samples, Bass
  • Track type: Lyric - Full Length
  • Date added: 10/6/2011
  • Lyric themes: Courtship Dating, City Life, Occult/Gothic Imagery, Pollution, Longing
  • Lyrics: Lights in the city There's one too many Smoke from the rooftop climbing Up from the water line to the county line The Ghost of Swan Island Meet the Ghost of Manhattan There's one too many Oh there's one too many Far away Hands feel like the jungle Hands that feel so small Why think of the holidays When there's a Christmas on 23rd The Ghost of Swan Island Like the Ghost of Old Vanport There's one too many Oh there's one too many Far away The arches go by over the borderline As the water gives way to the skyline And the Ghost of Swan Island Moves east toward the mountains So far away, so far away So far away
  • Keywords: peppy, cheerful, lively, Bass, Bright, Brit Pop, Garage, Glam, Lo-Fi

About Alex Arrowsmith

July 2010

Portland artist Alex Arrowsmith is known for wearing scrubs on stage, then subsequently being asked in 7-11 if he just got off work. But he’s also known for off-kilter Beatles-style pop, lush production, and prolific album releases. With a thirst for music production starting at a young age, Arrowsmith has fully self-produced and engineered every album of the 12 he’s released.

Arrowsmith’s music has an anything-goes attitude, with an inexplicable affinity for disarming textures and animal ...

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