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The River (Single)

by Alkonost

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Molodost This English version appears much brighter and dense in quality when compared to the Russian album version. Again, the 'new' Alkonost continues to impress me with their gorgeous cover art photos. Favorite track: The River.
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The River 05:08
Waves are so light Carried by the flow Down by the shore There's a boatman's home The old ferryman Old and skillful carrier! Sail your airy boat Over silver waves Graceful boat is light and so firm his hand People overseas recognize that man Glare skims over waves and spreads everywhere Fame of man, with whom river secret shared Someone calls him sage, no one knows his age Eyes like those of youth, didn't know the ruth Voice is sonorous, speech is beautiful He perceived the gist of troubles and disease Freely river Overflows with waves Plash of a stream Quiet weep of cane... Drive your airy boat Old experienced carrier Drive your airy boat Over silver moon Graceful boat is light, rumors day and night Bring him silk and gold - lavish gifts of folk They all want to know, they all want to see Secrets of the one, with whom the river speaks Father! Guide us now, share your wisdom, please How to live with fun, walk the path of bliss How to not astray, not to drift away Send our hearts like ships to the sunny rays He lived near the quay and the river whirled away All his griefs and sorrows are drowned in deep waters He conceived all symbols and predestinations River's gently motion was his inspiration River boundless, dreamlike shores to rest House from grass and cane takes the yearn away Graceful boat is light and so firm is hand Morning rays of sun - pleasure for this man River wild and fast, flowing never ends Through the winter snows, summer rains and storms All will dash away and return someday Love will found its way through the love and pain


Here we want to present to you our new single "The River" You might have heard this song on our past album ("The Songs Of The White Lilly 2016), but we have re-recorded it and now this song has lyrics in English.

Представляем вам наш новый сингл "The River"! Сама песня хорошо знакома нашим слушателям по альбому "Песни белой лилии", это песня "Река". Мы ее перевели на английский язык, перезаписали и пересвели.

Андрей Лосев - музыка, гитара
Рустем Шагитов - гитара
Алексей Митрофанов - бас-гитара
Ксения Побужанская - вокал
Дмитрий Фискин - барабаны
Владимир Лехтинен - сведение, мастеринг
Mare Mirkie - идея текста
Анастасия Рябова, Илья Лопаткин - перевод
Дариус Алас - дизайн
Stone Flower - запись


released February 2, 2018


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Alkonost Naberezhnye Chelny, Russia

The band's history began in the second half of 1995, when Andrey Losev decided to start his own project. His attention was drawn to medieval music and Russian folk melodies. One year later, in August 1996, Alkonost was born. In over 20 years, the band has gone through many changes, but its unique sound and special atmosphere remained, being the band's distinctive features for all that time. ... more

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