How Sweet

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A nicely rounded pop song written back in 2010 with guitarist Germain


How sweet I roam'd from field to field,
And tasted all the summer's pride,
'Till I the prince of love beheld,
Who in the sunny beams did glide!

He shew'd me lilies for my hair,
And blushing roses for my brow;
He led me through his gardens fair,
Where all his golden pleasures grow.

With sweet May dews my wings were wet,
And Phoebus fir'd my vocal rage;
He caught me in his silken net,
And shut me in his golden cage.

He loves to sit and hear me sing,
Then, laughing, sports and plays with me;
Then stretches out my golden wing,
And mocks my loss of liberty.


from The Sidetones EP, released March 3, 2013
Words by William Blake
Song, from Songs of innocence and experience



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The Sidetones Lyon, France

Formed in late 2010, The Sidetones are a Soul Funk band based in Lyon, France.
Their original material combines elements of late 60’s early 70’s funk, break-beat, psychedelic and pop to forge a heavy yet soulful sound.

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