March 12, 2012 in London
London, United Kingdom
The British alt-indie group Bear’s Den came together in 2012 in West London. Its members are Andrew Davie, Kevin Jones and Joey Haynes. Bear’s Den released its first album, Islands, in 2014. A deluxe edition of Islands was released in 2015. The group’s label, Communion Records, was founded in 2006 by Jones, producer Ian Grimble and Ben Lovett, a member of folk rock group Mumford & Sons. A tour Bear’s Den made of the United States in 2012 is the subject of a 2014 documentary called Austin to Boston. Bear’s Den has toured the US several times as headliners and openers for Daughter and Mumford & Sons.
If I'm not mistaken, this song is about the songwriter's father. It isn't the easiest case to manage to contain within some lines all those emotions, experiences and legacy that the symbol of father might be for someone, but hey, that's capable musicians for you!
This song is a memorial of regret for a lost love, throughout it the experiences with the loved one are being recited, in a way that the psychological portrait of the lost lover is being painted. A Folk tune and those lyrics, are a guarantee to blow a particle of melancholy into your night.
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