I Never Knew That I Was Anyone

by Papertrail

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I never knew that I was anyone
Before I met you
And I don't need to have another one
Before I tell you

The road has opened up
The fog has cleared, the overgrowth's been cut
I'm not afraid to die
I float from where the salmon leap upstream
Where everything is clean
And you're the reason why

'Cause the shape of your name, it turns me on
Profane that it should not repose in song
Sleepless I will find a line where it belongs

I never knew that I was anyone
I never knew that I was anyone


released November 4, 2016
Composition, lyrics, vocals, all instruments: Patrick Lucy
Vocals: Muireann Holly

Recorded, produced and mixed by Patrick Lucy and Erik Gullikson (www.erikgullikson.com)

Mastered by Richard Dowling (www.wavmastering.com)

Cover Photography by Colm Walsh


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Papertrail Cork, Ireland

Papertrail is the dark, ethereal, harmonically rich art-rock brainchild of songwriter and multi-instrumentalist Patrick Lucy. 2016 saw the release of debut single I Never Knew That I Was Anyone - quickly hailed by national tastemakers Paul McLoone (Today FM) and Dan Hegarty (2FM) as something uniquely powerful - as well as the realisation of the project as a formidable seven-piece live act. ... more

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