A Dozen Able Men

by Paddy Johnston

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The first track from a forthcoming concept album about a guy who quits his job to join a polar expedition.


There's a dozen able men aboard this ship
With me it makes thirteen
But I'm no baker
The only thing rising here is my fear

They're all writing home to their wives and their kids
Braving frostbite to put pen to paper
Sending telegrams and radio fervour
While I search for just one bar

If I had someone or something back home
More than a crush or a damp rented room
Would I still be calling this ship my home?

When I find land I'll find you
My imaginary someone to write home to
I'm writing home to you
Whoever you are


released May 17, 2015



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Paddy Johnston is a singer-songwriter from London, England.

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