Little Darling

by Paper Cranes 折り鶴

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Single from the forthcoming album, set for summer 2013/2014.

Lyrics and music © 2012, 2013 Paper Cranes 折り鶴


Little Darling, just hold my hand
Keep close now, this is foreign land
Little darling, hold onto your heart
Stay close now lest we’re torn apart

If you’re smart you’ll laugh at the devil
and dance on his grave
you might just save
save your soul

Little darling, I see the tears in your eyes
Little darling, keep close to my side
The thief might strike so take my hand
The thief is not a myth any more than the righteous man


released September 18, 2013
with Nic Manders (mandolin and percussion)
Recorded at Roundhead studios.
Produced and mixed by Nic Manders.
Mastered by Andy van Dette at Masterdisk NY.



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Paper Cranes 折り鶴 Auckland, New Zealand

With songs that ponder the meaning of life, love, and our fleeting existence in this beautiful world, Paper Cranes 折り鶴 music is warm, yet melancholy.
The band weave their stories into captivating live performances, using a range of instruments in songs that move between delicacy and outright abandon. Husband-and-wife Fraser and Naomi Browne are the founders of the group. (Photo Sean Craig, 2014)
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