when no one's talking

from by James Dey

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    Beautiful folded recycled card sleeve, hand typed front cover, lyrics, inner card artwork by Chris Hooson.

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When no one’s talking,
I can hear the bells and picture women ringing.
All in a circle, timing very well and wondering who’s marrying.

Dum dum dum de dum.

When no one’s talking, a muffled radio as old as me still humming,
and though no one’s listening the shipping forecast tells of all the weather coming.

Dum dum dum de dum.

So let’s hush and listen,
let the silence fill the gaps in our conversations.


from the night​-​time, released July 16, 2016
Bass - Jim Muckelt
Vocals - Fie Meneghello
Trumpet and Electric Guitar - John Dey



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James Dey Leeds, UK

James was born in Halifax, England in the summer of 1982. Growing up in a vicarage in Bradford with four brothers, the house was full of music. James released 'Landing Lights' in 2005, composed for theatre companies for several years before finally completing his second album 'the night-time' in 2016. He aims to write music of hushed beauty, telling small stories of seemingly unremarkable things. ... more

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