Girl from Vancouver and While the world burns single

by Svavar Knutur

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Svavar Knútur's new 7" single, Girl from Vancouver, now out on Vinyl on Beste Unterhaltung and Dimma records.
Love and thanks to my beautiful family and friends, and all my lovely and supportive fans.
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Svavar Knútur

You can order the album at nordic-notes-shop.de

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released 08 March 2014

Mastered by Mio Thorisson

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Svavar Knutur

A troubadour of humble beginnings and rural upbringing, Svavar Knútur's music tells stories of love, tragedies, sadness and redemption in a harsh and hostile climate. His songs and vocal delivery always seem to strike a chord with his audiences, along with his decadently charming on stage persona, his concerts at times comprised of stories within stories within songs within songs. ... more

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Track Name: Girl from Vancouver
Girl from Vancouver

I’m in love with a girl from Vancouver
Maybe I’ll move there, Maybe I’ll move there.
She’s so sweet, she’s got my heart in a hoover,
Girl from Vancouver, girl from Vancouver.

Ooooh…

She’s got a smile like an upside down rainbow.
Where did my brain go? Where did my brain go?
And how she does it, I just cannot explain though,
smiles like a rainbow, smiles like a rainbow.

Ooooh…

She’s so sweet, like candy from a stranger.
Like a poisonous fruit, so pretty and red
She’s got eyes that radiate the danger.
I’d like to lay her in my lonely bed.

I lie back and think of Vancouver,
Someday I’ll move there, someday I’ll move there.
I think about her, shaking that smooth hair.
Girl from Vancouver, girl from Vancouver.
Track Name: While the world burns - Ukulele version
While the world burns Ukulele version

Some people say the end is near
and some say that it's already here.
But I won't feel the slightest fear,
if my arms are full of you.

Maybe we will suffocate
in poison fumes and clouds of hate
but I won't care about my fate
If my arms are full of you.

I just want to hold you while the world burns
I just want to hold you while the world burns

Let it burn… burn… burn…

Crushed by the oceans mighty waves
or ripped apart by robotic slaves
I won't mind the crowded graves
if my arms are full of you…

Burned alive by bitter ash
or a supernovas blinding flash,
I won't feel that biting lash,
if my arms are full of you…

I just want to hold you while the world burns
I just want to hold you while the world burns
Let it burn… burn… burn…

The roof, the roof, the roof is on fire.

I just want to hold you while the world burns
I just want to hold you while the world burns