A is for Amy

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  • Compact Disc (CD) + Digital Album

    Hand-signed by Nausika. Including bonus track "The Day". Comes in a glossy 6-page digipack including lyrics. Artwork by Nausika.

    Includes unlimited streaming of Groom the Monster via the free Bandcamp app, plus high-quality download in MP3, FLAC and more.
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lyrics

her eyes lay pretty dark in their sockets
they used to shine so bright
when morning comes the sun won't awake her
i shut the lid so tight

she asked me
come play in the attic
and i couldn't help
when she held on with all of her might
wasn't that what you asked for

down, down the stairs
keep it quiet
i won't tell our mom
down the stairs

her lashes give in to my fingers
i knew they'd suit me right
it won't be long before they will miss her
but i'll console them tight

she knew i don't like to go up there
and i couldn't help her
even if i would have tried
wasn't that what you asked for

down, down the stairs
keep it quiet be silent
i'll hide you
you won't feel alone
i'll take you home with the others
smothered like sisterly love does

credits

from Groom the Monster, released November 25, 2014
Violin: Emma Paalvast
Cello: Fleur Dikken

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Nausika Netherlands

Nausika, a name that literally translates into
‘burner of ships’, is Frouke van Es:
singer-songwriter from The Netherlands.
In her atmospherical, gloomy
songs she investigates the balance
between lingering and moving on.
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