A Thousand Huts

from by Hector MacInnes



Here, I'll build a town called A Thousand Huts
I marked a spot in the July dust
I'm going to season the hillside
With driftwood and rust
And with old water butts
In A Thousand Huts

Here, here in A Thousand Huts
Each has what he needs and he does what he must
It's an old kind of choir
That no man conducts
And we sing from our guts
In A Thousand Huts

All the world is steel and stone
And everyone wants to be alone

For now I'm going to live in A Thousand Huts
A tiny metropolis in continuous flux
The world may forget us
As it dives and it ducks
But the door never shuts
On A Thousand Huts


from The Day Is Loud, released November 1, 2015
Written and recorded by Hector MacInnes at Stiùidio Ostaig, and on location on the Isle of Skye.

Cover image by Philippa Thomas



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Hector MacInnes Isle Of Skye, UK

Composer, songwriter and producer from the Isle of Skye.

I also play with The Dead Man's Waltz.


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