Miri it is

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The earliest surviving secular song in the English language, from the 13th century.


Mirie it is while sumer y-last
With fugheles son
Oc nu neheth windes blast
And weder strong.
Ei, ei! What this nicht is long
And ich with wel michel wrong
Soregh and murne and fast.

Mirie - merry
y-last - lasts
fugheles - birds
son - sound, song
Oc - but
nu - now
neheth - neareth, draws closer
weder strong - fierce weather
What... long - Oh but how long
ich - I
wel michel - "well mickle," very much
Soregh - sorrow, grieve
murne - mourn


from Nattgäst, released April 8, 2017
Stella Wahlström - vocals, synthesizers, composition, programming

Jordan C. Jones - bass, synthesizers, drums, percussion, effects, samples, programming, production, engineering

Dan "Nu:Tone" Gresham - engineering, mastering




Home Sweet Somewhere Ekenäs, Finland

Home Sweet Somewhere was formed in the summer of 2015 by Jordan Jones and Stella Wahlström. Their music combines traditional folk elements with minimalist electronica motifs.

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