Beautiful Unfamiliar

by The Dwindlers

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Dekuji Praha 05:51
Fernweh 03:59


On Beautiful Unfamiliar, each song tries to capture a key moment from our time living and traveling in Europe.

In this collection, we attempt to honor an experience that felt like a dream and changed us forever.


My boots tap cobblestone. Bicyclists whirl past me, tires on the street, trams, and the echo of a train. I am walking through colors. Everything is gauzy, dappled in pale pink and light brown. The buildings curve. I wander among them thinking that they have stories inside, histories to tell. The balconies drip with freshly watered flowers and clothing out to dry in the wind. I smell bread and coffee. I want a beer, some sausage, and honey cake. I am listening to conversations in Dutch, German, Czech, and French. I hear a waltz and then a polka, and I want to cry because I miss my grandparents. This city is memory, my stories, once home, once family, familiar, beautiful unfamiliar…


released June 25, 2019

words and voice - Michelle Seaman
music - Benjamin Dauer
background vocals - Rose Grace


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The Dwindlers are ambience and imagery. Blending poetry and music, we write about dreams, nature, and travel.

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