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Half Written Love Letter

from In Place by Colin Riley

  • Compact Disc (CD) + Digital Album

    Professionally duplicated CD in gatefold card case, with exclusive 12-page booklet anthology of the new poems by all the writers of the project.

    Includes unlimited streaming of In Place via the free Bandcamp app, plus high-quality download in MP3, FLAC and more.
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Half Written Love Letter speaks of the idea of knowing a place intimately, even if it doesn't necessarily want to know you back. It hangs between hurt and nostalgia, (for both Selina’s Nigerian and Yorkshire heritages), and is a love song, split between the two voices of the author and the singer. The author’s recorded voice sounds ‘long-distance’ as if through the radio or a conch shell. The live singer weaves a range of foreground lines; spoken, choric, and vocalise. The song proceeds through a series of verses over a ground bass, the percussion driving it forward in a series sections like the pages of a letter.


from In Place, released May 1, 2018
Words by Selina Nwulu


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