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PlaySwann Song

by Chris Pureka

This is a song that I wrote about and from the perspective of my grandmother. It's based on her life story and in it I tried to capture her philosophy of enjoying and appreciating life despite its hardships.

"The album Dryland is the highly-anticipated follow-up to Pureka's 2004 debut, Driving North, for which the rising newcomer has landed praise from publications like Performing Songwriter, Time Out New York, Nashville City Paper and many others."
Uploaded: May 23, 2007
Duration: 5m 10s

Comments for Swann Song

Portrait of Subtle Dawn

so great.

Portrait of Kat DiNorcia
I absolutely love your voice beautiful piece. Kat

Portrait of Claudine West
What a great song

Portrait of EXIT JONES
nice song.. nice voice.. bought a tear to my eyes..
always a sign of a true work of art...

Portrait of Martin Novel
Chris: nice performance, you may feel, taste and smell the forever classic folk

Martin novel

Portrait of Sallie Mae
Chris - I am loving this song. It's my first taste of your music and it certainly makes me want to seek you out more. The guitar is so fluid, the tune catchy yet the lyrics and meaning bring a very creative and artistic undertone to the song. I look forward to hearing more!!!

Portrait of ialone
I love your music. its beautiful.

Portrait of spideeer
a wonderfull fully visual exp in song form, i closed my eyes and dreamed the dream! such warmth and richness of the soul shows this selection was from a time and a true feeling of wonderment and awe ."APPLAUSE" i humbley bow to your masterful skills as both a songwriter and poet!!

Portrait of ellee
So glad to see Chris is #1 in this contest. She deserves to be there for her guitar skills alone. With her ability to weave lyrics into the melody and equally moving vocals, she's the whole package. This song makes me think of my grandmother. I can see her little mannerisms in the ways she sings, "Yeah sure, yeah sure I've wished for things." Totally recalls the lingo of the era

Portrait of SandiCatD
Chris Pureka is amazing. I've had dryland and driving north for several months now and they do not come out of my cd players. I'm serious. Driving north is in my truck. I've switched it out maybe once for five mins. and it went immediately back in. Dryland is in my room, fall asleep to it every night, wake up to it every morning. Just amazing.

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