Purple Flower

from Flower of Scotland by Kilted Kings

/
  • Digital Track
    Streaming + Download

    Includes unlimited streaming via the free Bandcamp app, plus high-quality download in MP3, FLAC and more.
    Purchasable with gift card

      $1 USD  or more

    You own this

     

  • T-Shirt/Apparel + Digital Album

    We wear kilts and want to treat you like royalty with the beautiful Kilted Kings logo imprinted on tan shirts. They will make you want to sing, dance, and smile!

    Includes unlimited streaming of Flower of Scotland via the free Bandcamp app, plus high-quality download in MP3, FLAC and more.
    ships out within 14 days
    2 remaining

      $15 USD or more 

    You own this  

     

  • Full Digital Discography Full Digital Discography

    Get all 26 Marc Gunn releases available on Bandcamp and save 10%.

    Includes unlimited streaming via the free Bandcamp app, plus high-quality downloads of Virtual Public House, St Patrick's Day, As Long As I'm Flyin', Flower of Scotland, Pirates vs. Dragons, Celtic Geek, St Patrick's Day Songs for Kids, Celtic Christmas Greetings, and 18 more. , and , .

    Purchasable with gift card

      $132.30 USD or more (10% OFF)

    You own this

     

about

I love song written outside Galway, Ireland during my Celtic Invasion Vacations of 2012

lyrics

There's a wren on a rock wall
Thorny gorse grows all around
It is miles to the ocean
And to auld Galway town
My feet feel so weary The miles feel so weary
Without you by my side
So I'll pick this purple flower
For the day we reunite

Here's a flower, my darling
From the banks of Ross Lake
It will sit by my bedside
Til your form I embrace

I walk the Aran Islands
Honeysuckle is all in bloom
The rock roads seem harder
With my heart missing you
Though the beer is ever flowing
And the craic is quite grand
Though the music may be growing
It is lonely in this land.

The sun rises too slowly
Over Galway's brisk bay
Crashing waves seem to slow us
As we sail from the quay
I see you by the pierside
And my heart starts to soar
In my hand is your purple flower
Now you're mine once more

credits

from Flower of Scotland, released February 2, 2017
words and music Marc Gunn

license

tags

about

Marc Gunn Atlanta, Georgia

Marc Gunn is a rhythm and folk musician inspired by Celtic culture, science fiction, fantasy, and cats--Sci F'Irish music.

He breathes new life into the autoharp, which continues to surprise musical veterans and fans alike for its unique sound and spirited energy. It’s like a satirical jam session between The Clancy Brothers and Weird Al Yankovic.
... more

live streams

contact / help

Contact Marc Gunn

Streaming and
Download help

Redeem code

Report this track or account