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Music: Stolen From A Crow

Stolen from a Crow is the unusual alter ego of Crispin Case-Leng, a singer, songwriter and poet who believes in pushing boundaries within music and performance in a quest to leave the mainstream far behind.

Influenced by a range of artists as broad as his own creative horizons, he spent his early years experimenting with diverse ideas in music and poetry. His lyrics are unconventional, with themes ranging from observations on human interactions, through to darkly comic fairy tales about werewolves and winged messengers between worlds. His instrumentation is similarly off-centre and genre-defying, dipping into seemingly incompatible areas like punk, folk and art rock, yet managing to blend them together into something new and exciting. Read more

Stolen From A Crow by Crispin Case-Leng

I’ve always had this deep fascination with music. How it evokes our deepest feelings, how it creates joy, lust, sorrow and awe. It truly is a special art form. One which allows humans to connect emotionally on an unparalleled level.

As a songwriter, lyrics are of utmost importance to me. They can be used to tell stories of other worlds, to express the flutter of falling in love, to philosophise on the fabric of reality and even to state ones political agenda. The possibilities are truly endless. One may be forgiven for suggesting this can also be achieved through literature and yes I agree this to be a valid point.

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