Nathaniel Bellows “Well Water” – lot of water passing under the bridge….

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The latest single from Nathaniel Bellows features the vocals of Shara Nova, giving a complete contrast to the deep growling vocals of Bellows.  The New York singer-songwriter is found in a pensive mood contemplating what it is that makes us us, what it is to live, and what if anything is the purpose that we should be striving to found.  And are any of the answers we find any more enlightening than “that one holiday with the lights and the dying tree.”  Something to think on – and it was partly the pandemic which set Nathaniel Bellows on thjis particular path as he explains it: “I wrote this song throughout the pandemic, and in the wake of my father’s death, all the while reflecting on the question: What makes us who we are?

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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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