Beautiful Animals (Rain)

by Bird Radio

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This song was written around the first Extinction Rebellion street occupations earlier this year for my monthly songwriting residency on Chiara Ambrosio's 'RAFT - A London Story' on Resonance FM ( All sales of this track will go to the good fight of the main XR UK fundraiser ( Thanks for listening.



Beautiful Animals, sleeping
Beautiful Animals, unwaking
Rain has gathered on your eyelids
It's time to say goodnight

Beautiful Animals, floating
Beautiful Animals, sinking
The storm has passed
Sunset inside

Beautiful Animals, dreaming
Beautiful Animals, unbreathing
Rain has gathered on your eyelids
It's time to say


released October 9, 2019
Composed, performed and recorded by Bird Radio
Featuring: The Thames

The Extinct Golden Toad drawing by Chiara Ambrosio


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Bird Radio London, UK

Bird Radio is a singer, songwriter, flautist and performer. He has released multiple solo collaborative albums with musicians, poets and filmmakers, and toured internationally since 2010. His most recent album CROW is based on the book of poetry of the same title Ted Hughes, created in collaboration with sound artists pig7. He also broadcasts live improvisations via Wild Lakes Radio. ... more

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