Adam Lee “I Am A Coward” – Listen

We’re really hoping that by now the demeaning spectacle of the American Presidential election result will have been resolved.  We’ll see.  Why mention this, though ?  Well – Adam Lee put his new song out on November 3rd and it’s message of self-reflection and ambition to be better was no accident.I Am A Coward‘ was written in the wake of George Floyd’s death and reflects on the struggles to reconcile the rifts in his country.  With a harshly honest but never hopeless tone, “I Am A Coward” is, at its centre, a confession.   As Adam Lee says “It’s been a hell of a year and while the current climate seems ripe for protest music, I didn’t want to write another finger-pointing protest song.  Self-examination seemed like a more powerful approach.

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Sure, I could climb high in a tree, or go to Skye on my holiday. I could be happy. All I really want is the excitement of first hearing The Byrds, the amazement of decades of Dylan's music, or the thrill of seeing a band like The Long Ryders live. That's not much to ask, is it?

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