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Produced by Marc Atkinson at The Barn Studio, Hornby Island, BC
Lyrics by Kim June Johnson, music by Kim June Johnson and Marc Atkinson.


Oh June
How do you do?
I run across the meadow
With stars in my pockets
Oh June
What to do?
I can’t contain
All this firelight and milkweed and roses

Oh June
You left me standing by the old fence.
Wildflowers blooming in cement
And yesterday’s compost pile
How to
Explain to my lover?
I have become a bird
That soars over water

Oh June
What about you?
Did you break hearts
When you sailed off apart from the winter?
How true!
You don’t have to tell me twice:
This life is for living
And living can be so nice.


from Canvas & Clay, released May 18, 2014
Kim June Johnson: vocals, acoustic guitar
Marc Atkinson: e. guitar, bass, drums, piano, keyboards



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Kim June Johnson British Columbia

Kim June Johnson is a poet and award-winning Canadian singer-songwriter. Her new album, Canvas & Clay was released in May 2014. Produced by Marc Atkinson (The Bills) it features guest performances by Daniel Lapp (trumpet and fiddle) and Scott White (upright bass). It is Kim's most pop-oriented record to-date and garnered her a 2015 Vancouver Island Music Award. ... more

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