Absent Friends

Story Behind The Song

I wrote this just after my father passed away. I have done numerous versions of it, but I like this one best...he was Scottish (hence the quote from the Skye Boat Song...)and a sailor (hence the water imagery) but most of all, he was my Dad.

Song Description

The song is about saying goodbye to someone while we can- while they are still alive. Things move quickly: people are taken away or die suddenly without warning. Life is fragile and fleeting and we must keep that in mind with in all of our relationships.

Song Length 4:47 Genre New Age - Contemporary, New Age - General
Tempo Slow (71 - 90) Lead Vocal Female Vocal
Mood Peaceful, Serene Subject Sorrow, Father
Language English Era 2000 and later
Lyrics David Findlay Music David Findlay
Producer David Findlay Publisher David Findlay/Talisker Music SOCAN
Performance David Findlay/ vocal by Sue Breit Label Overt Music

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