Stunden (Swedish Jazz/World)

Story Behind The Song

A Nobel laureate, Harry Martinson is one of Sweden's most important writers and poets. Jan Alm has set his poems to music and has worked in close collaboration with Amy Elizabeth Wheeler to help her learn and convey the nuances of Martinson's poetry to Am

Song Length 1:53 Genre World - General


For a blissful moment we sat quietly
And saw the butterflies dance.
With golden wings they fluttered
in the glittering sunlight.

We thought: it would be good
to remember each of these moments
as time, made up of all the other moments,
collects into a year.

The very moment, when all of the pain there is,
has grown into a wound.

Lyrics Harry Martinson Music Jan Alm
Producer Carl-Henrik Hansson Publisher Alm Musik
Performance Amy Elizabeth Wheeler, Vocals / Daniel Linden, Piano Label Peregrine Records
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