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The first of four triptychs that make up Twelvemonth, the music and song cycle to accompany the novel "Necessary to life" by Louisa Leontiades.


It’s a start

I’ll let you into my heart
If you can find me in the dark
I shine but I’m made of tin
Lots of empty space within

I need somebody, you need someone
If there’s a lesson to read up on it’s
Open your heart, it’s a start…

I’m the centre of my mess
Cleaning up is common sense
The reigning in of my excess
Goes against all evidence

I need somebody, you need someone
Hang all the grammar, it really don’t matter
How this comes to pass, It’s the start…

Cry ballistic over the love on the rise, on the tide
My crimes are listed, open me up, look inside
Choose a wire, be careful which you cut.


from Twelvemonth, track released May 5, 2017
Music and lyrics by Barton Hartshorn.
All instruments played by Barton Hartshorn except:
Trumpet by Julien Silvand
Recorded & mixed at Spozzle studios Paris France.
Mastered by Jean Sebastien Guibert - Phase mastering France



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