Jaspar Lepak | Close to Me

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Close to Me

by Jaspar Lepak

“Close to Me” is a solo album recorded over a weekend in April—just two weeks before Jaspar’s daughter was born! Simple and intimate, this collection of eleven songs resonates with beauty and power from start to finish.
Genre: Folk: Singer/Songwriter
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1. Chasing Ground
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2. River Song
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3. Close to Me
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4. Symbols of Freedom
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5. And I Listened
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6. Believe in Me
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7. Rain Is the Sound
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8. When the New Day Comes
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9. Learning to Dance
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10. Carry Me Home
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11. Marley's Plea
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ABOUT THIS ALBUM


Album Notes
About two months before I was due to have my first baby, I had this crazy idea to record a solo album. I think it was my way of preparing for the new life that was about to arrive. I needed a home for some of the songs I had been carrying in order to have space for the new things to come. So I worked like mad to get these songs ready for the studio, and I recorded over a weekend in April—just two weeks before my daughter was born!

"Close to Me" is a collection of eleven songs. Some have been with me for a few months while others have been with me for years. Some are political. Some are very personal. One was written for the heroine of a romance novel, and one is written in the voice of a Christmas ghost. I wrote the title track for a friend’s wedding, and it seemed like the right theme for this project. “Close to Me” is simple and intimate—just me in a room with my guitar. My goal was to capture the moment, and it was a pretty special moment! I call it a solo album, but at thirty-eight weeks pregnant, my daughter was with me the whole time. I hope you enjoy this collection!

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