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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

Pour la seconde fois, j’apprends à parler
Et voilà que je chante à côté de moi

Je n’ai pas le mot juste
Mais j’ai le sourire précis

Et je glisse, et je glisse, et je glisse
Tout au bord de ma voix
Et je tombe, je tombe en dehors de mon corps

Je repete et répète, je répète sans fin
Je chante avec mes mains, j’allonge les silences

Non, je n’ai pas d’accent
Seulement un charme fou

Je renverse les phrases
Déshabille les mots
Je recherche des voyelles
Entre la Terre et Jupiter

Je raconte une vie
Que je ne comprends pas
Et parfois, malgré moi
Je m’efface de mon ombre

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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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