Birth of the Sun (Early Alternate Version)

from by The Stan Laurels



A new beginning ...


Behind the wall of black, there is an amber glow. The wall begins to crack; the light begins to show. Never did I know that you would bring me life. The sweet wind blows; the warm hue grows; and I am inside your shiny haze; the darkness fades. No more daze, no gloom. I am in bloom. Your rays surround my soul, and lift me to the sky. Your purity I extol; your beauty makes me cry. It’s no more wonder why you would bring me life. The sweet wind blows. The warm hue grows. And I am inside your shiny haze. The darkness fades. No more daze, no gloom. No more craze, no doom. I am in bloom. I thank the stars above you’re here to bring us LOVE.


from If I Walked with the Dead (Single​/​EP), released July 7, 2007
Written, performed, and produced by John Lathrop.


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The Stan Laurels Austin

The creation of earthling Sound Scientist John Lathrop, The Stan Laurels have a big, lush, multi-layered sound rooted in the melodic pop sensibilities of the 60s (think Beatles/Zombies). Both vintage & modern, The Laurels feature power-pop, psychedelic/progressive rock, folk, & classical styles. The music is the scientifically engineered combination of everything and nothing you’ve ever heard. ... more

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