Murderous Cries

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The lottery of where you happen to be born. A song inspired by walking the dog in the beautiful Scottish countryside against the horrendous pictures on the TV of civilians caught in war zones around the world.


I hear murderous cries, coming out of the skies
I see slugs lying cold on the ground
But this is no battlefield, this is no turf war
Just nature laying her head down

I walk round the field on a warm summer’s night
The evening breeze on my face
The grass moves in waves like the tides on the shore
A beautiful magical place


Coming out of the trees at the top of the hill
I stand and look down o’er the town
And count my blessings I am where I am
With beauty and peace all around


Is it Destiny? Is it just chance?
Born the wrong place, the wrong time
I think of the innocents caught in the fire
In the midst of political mire

Their rain coming down is bullets and shells
Their wind a missile inbound
Woman and children with nowhere to run
As bodies pile up all around

But theirs is a battlefield, theirs is a turf war
I beg you lay your arms down.


from Looking At The Tracks, released June 30, 2017
Gary Anderson – Vocals, Acoustic & Electric Guitars
Mike Knowles – Drums
Jim Reid – Bass
Rhona Macfarlane – Piano
Lynne Anderson – Vocals
Christian Cooper – Vocals



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Kinnaber Junction Montrose, UK

Kinnaber Junction is the musical vehicle for Montrose singer/songwriter Gary Anderson. With over 30 years of gigging behind him Gary has gained a wealth of experience covering a wide range of instruments and genres . Looking at the tracks pulls all this experience together ... more

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