The New World

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    West My Friend's third album, with artwork by Sarah Clement. Produced by David Travers-Smith.

    "One of the sweetest and most elegant folk albums released this year... "
    - The Georgia Straight

    "Quiet Hum makes a mockery of the ‘difficult third album’ notion, instead cementing West My Friend’s place in Canada’s modern folk elite. It is an outstanding release and their most moving material to date, yet only four years since their debut it feels like West My Friend are still gathering speed, with plenty more innovative Cascadian third-wave indie prog chamber folk-roots music set to be unveiled in years to come."
    - David Morrison, Folk Radio UK

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lyrics

Dig up to your knees
Plant the apple trees
On tomorrow’s graves

Paint the paper white
Pick what to indict
History’s yours to name
Don’t worry baby honey now
Don’t worry it’s all made
Don’t worry it’s all made for you

Oh and all of our songs will sing our praises
Yes they’ll detail our favoured accounts
And oh all of our tales will cast you heroine
Yes we promise you’ll gain almost every time

Fear the noble wild
Kill it in the child
That scattered to the trees
Don’t worry baby honey now
We’ll hide it all away
We’ll hide it all away from you

Oh and all of our songs they sing our praises
Yes they detail our favoured accounts
And oh all of our tales they cast you heroine
Yes we know that you gain almost every time

So choose the truth you need
Let the guilt shift easily
But knowledge begs for action

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from Quiet Hum, released May 27, 2016

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West My Friend Victoria, British Columbia

Since West My Friend was conceived in a Victoria café in 2009, they’ve emerged as a unique voice in the city’s music scene. Described as everything from indie-roots to chamber-folk, their acoustic blend of instruments and four-part harmonies challenges the conventions of popular music to create a performance that is both engaging and innovative. ... more

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