My Lover Went To Japan

by Jimmy Sky

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Composed after a long flight, no sleep and the sudden realisation that amorous feelings for a country are possible. 'My Lover Went To Japan' is a simple homage and love affair with the beautiful nation of Japan, a recollection of two golden weeks that will never be repeated nor exceeded. 'My Lover Went to Japan' is for Nobuo Uematsu, Hayao Miyazaki, the art of Tenshin Shoden Katori Ryu, for Kyoto, Osaka, for shared experiences, for love, and a thousand more incredible pieces of Japanese culture and landscape that words cannot express. The track was composed in 2010 and features an introduction piece performed on Shokubo from Japan.

Also available on 'C Side Volume 3: Sad Shallows'


Oh the city's never been this dead
Can you tell me what you meant what you said
That you would never go to Japan

Well the word is out and no one can stand
From Morocco to the shores of Siam
There's a hole inside my heart and my hands
And I appreciate the lack of a stare

All the promises you made on the steps
Can you tell me what you meant when you said
That you would never go to Japan


released February 17, 2016
Written, Performed, Recorded and Mixed by Jimmy Sky
Mastered by LANDR



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