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Your Bones - Of Monsters and Men

Your Bones

My Head Is an Animal
indie folk Mellow indie folk love at first listen

Of Monsters and Men are an indie folk band which formed in 2010 in Keflavík/Garðabær, Iceland. The band consists of Nanna Bryndís Hilmarsdóttir (vocals, guitar), Ragnar Þórhallsson (vocals, guitar), Brynjar Leifsson (guitar), Kristján Páll Kristjánsson (bass), Arnar Rósenkranz Hilmarsson (drums) and the former member Árni Guðjónsson (keyboards, accordion), who left the band in 2012. The band released their debut album "My Head Is an Animal" in September 2011. Show more ...

Your Bones - Of Monsters and Men

In the Spring we made our boat,
Out of feathers, out of bones,
We set fire to our bones,
Walking barefoot in the snow.

Distant rythym of the drums,
As we drift towards the storm,
Baby lion lost his teeth,
Now they're swimming in the sea.

Trouble spirits on my chest,
Where they lay to rest,
The birds all left my tall friend,
As your body hit the sand.

Million stars up in the sky,
Formed a tigers eye,
That looked down on my face,
Out of time and out of place.

So hold on,
Hold on to what we are,
Hold on to your heart,

Awakened by the sound,
Of a screaming owl,
Chasing leaves in the wind,
Going where we've never been.

Say goodbye to you my friend,
As the fire spread,
All is left are your bones,
That will soon sink like stones,

So hold on,
Hold on to what we are,
Hold on to your heart,

So hold on,
Hold on to your heart.