Brass n' Wind

from by The Great Novel



Costume Records


Brass n’ wind, brass n’ wind / Make a joyful
noise, you’re lucky to be alive / Brass n’ wind,
brass n’ wind / Lots of them didn’t make it,
you’re lucky to be alive

I was just drivin’ with just two wheels in a
land that wasn’t mine / And it’s just crazy
just how everythin’ turned out to be out of
sight / Everybody ask you how ‘you doin’?
They mean it they don’t want any fuss /
Celebration in the oaks, celebration of the
dead, c’mon just get lost /

I saw an old marchin’ band which was crossin’ a road with
nothin’ alive / Another marchin’ band which
was hustlin’ at nighttime in front of a garage

I’ve made a long road to hear a little bit of
my tone, found out it was gone / But you
can feel it in the name of the streets; they
write their fame at your feet /

They might have a black man at the white house, have
stopped splitting people up in buses / Makes
no difference at all when there’s no white
in the ride except for photographers in the


from Skins, released March 3, 2017
Words by Endrick Tremblay
Music by The Great Novel
Produced by / Réalisé par Dany Placard and The Great Novel
B3 and Piano by / B3 et piano par Dan Thouin
Pedal Steel by / pedal steel par Francis G. Veillette
Additionnal guitar tracks on track #9 by /
Guitares additionnelles sur piste #9 par Dany Placard
Additionnal vocals on track #1 by /
Voix additionnelles sur piste #1 par Greg McEvoy
Engineers / Ingénieurs de son Benoît Bouchard,
Olivier St-Pierre, Jean-Sébastien Chouinard, Francis Bélanger-
Mixed by / Mixé par Benoît Bouchard au Studio La Traque
Mastered by / Matricé par Richard Addison au Studio Trilium
Artwork and graphic design by /
Illustration et design graphique par Sarah Marcotte-Boislard
Photography by / Photographies par Jérôme Kearney
Recorded during the greatest week of our lives at Tone Bender
Studio in Montreal



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The Great Novel is a folk band from Montreal that combines roots instruments with a rock and roll mindset.
The Great Novel est un band de Montréal qui combine instruments roots et énergie rock

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