Listening For The Weather

Album: Beautiful Collision (2002)
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Songfacts®:

  • This Bic Runga composition, which might be described as a letter home from an itinerant performer, was released in her native New Zealand on April 7, 2003 and peaked at #14, but remained in the Top 50 for 20 consecutive weeks; it was rated 36 in the country's annual Top 50 chart. Although she usually plays guitar, she performs "Listening For The Weather" at the keyboard supplemented by harmonica.

    Runga recorded a slightly uptempo version with a backing band including Ben Maitland on acoustic guitar for Nic Harcourt's Morning Becomes Eclectic show on KCRW Radio in October 2002. >>
    Suggestion credit:
    Alexander Baron - London, England

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