Of The Hills And The Hunt

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gone from this life and my root a drink from the stream,
lost within now, i don’t recognize anything.

even though i didn’t want to find anyone
there’s a god here and i let it replace the sun.

i’ve not seen beauty, wisdom, power, like hers.

silhouette, oh, of the canopy’s ancient might
you’re the promise of the morning and risk of night.

in this host, deep breathing earth
i’m lost, i’m home,
i’m with you.

in this host, deep breathing earth
i’m lost, i’m home,
i’m with you

in this host, deep breaking earth
i’m lost, i’m just lost,
now i’m without you.

in this host.


from The Forest Darling, released April 22, 2011


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Ptarmigan Columbia, Missouri

Ptarmigan is a modern band of the powerfolk ambioPop genre formed in Columbia, Missouri in 2007. Evan Walton, Peter Marting, and Ted Carstensen create intricate, powerful explosions from simple folk roots and catchy melodies over levels of ambiance. They often infuse field recordings and laboratory discoveries in their songs to paint pictures of nature and longing. ... more

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