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The Yellow Clock - Featuring Lesley O'Brien

by Jim Byrne

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The Yellow Clock
A daughter contemplates the passing of time, mortality, and previous generations. She can't sleep, she looks at her mother's possessions around her and the flowers sent by friends; the flowers act as a painful reminder of her loss.

“...it feels like his soul is communicating directly with your soul. Duglas T Stewart (BMX Bandits)
“...dives headlong into Americana territory. Magic.” Dave Acari - Touring musician & songwriter
“a great songwriter. reminds you of the greats like Johnny Cash, Leonard Cohen." Michaela Foster Marsh, Singer & musician, finalist of Scotswoman of the Year
"an undeniably 'classic' sound.. same time somehow sounding like a fresh take." Jamie Flett, folk/folk rock musician, singer songwriter

Jim is an entertaining guest and would love to chat about his new songs and the story of the new EP. Send him an email to arrange an interview:
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The Yellow Clock
Place the ring on the table
Push your cares from your mind
Put your head down on the pillow
Though sleep is hard to find
And the yellow clock is ticking
Is it counting you down?

And the photos on the dresser
watch the paintings on the wall
All those smiling faces
well I guess you’ve read them all
And the yellow clock is ticking
is it counting you down?

And the colours take your dreams from you
Fresh flowers, still, they sit in view
And your heart knows what love can do
And you need love, yes you need love

You see your mothers books still sitting
On the shelf now by the door
Her glasses there beside them
And her shoes now on the floor
And the yellow clock is ticking
Is it counting you down?

The yellow clock is ticking
Is it counting you down?


released July 29, 2022
Jim Byrne vocal and guitar, Lesley O'Brien backging vocals and Kurt Baumer fiddle.


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Jim Byrne Glasgow, UK

Glasgow based Jim Byrne is an accomplished folk blues guitar player and songwriter. Jim is a recording artist with Fox Star Records.

He has released 4 critically acclaimed albums since going solo in 2008. ‘The Innocent’ and ‘Every Day is Sunshine’ where particularly well received by listeners and press alike (Q Magazine, UNCUT, Maverick, The Daily Record, Folk Blues and Beyond, Spiral Earth).
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