Wednesday, 8 October 2008

they've been using this song in a Volkswagen ad here in Australia and three nights running I said to myself I must find out who that lady is. It's Little Waltz by Basia Bulat, Canadian singer songwriter. Here's a live performance of it.

First few lines of Lyrics for Little Waltz
© Basia Bulat
"You and I, we make a grand salute
stare at each other like lost little birds across the room
and I remember the way you looked
I learned how to dance, but I’d never shown it to you
My love, I know I was wrong,
but you know that you’ll always be
my love..."

her website



Blogger Aaron said...

She's great. I saw her open for Devotchka earlier this year.

She does a great cover of Sam Cooke's "Hem of His Garment" too.

8October,2008 at 5:42:00 pm GMT-5  
Anonymous wayne beamer said...

Hey Eddie,

You just love lookin' at the violinist in the vid. Just admit it...

Fellow "hauteur" from the poor side of the pond,


8October,2008 at 10:36:00 pm GMT-5  
Blogger Eddie Campbell said...

you mean viola

8October,2008 at 11:01:00 pm GMT-5  
Anonymous Liz Up The Hill said...

Oh goody! Thanks for going to the trouble of seeking her out Eddie. Lovely lyric.

9October,2008 at 7:15:00 am GMT-5  
Anonymous Wayne Beamer said...

Viola, violin, it's got strings attached...



10October,2008 at 1:07:00 pm GMT-5  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Hi Eddie,

Thanks so much I have been looking for this song. Champion effort.

26October,2008 at 10:21:00 pm GMT-5  

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