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I’m weary of this idle state
between love and nowhere
I’m suffering from oblivion
cause I’m breathing empty air

I‘m going around in circles
in a canoe in the bay
All just blurry recollections
I’m still trying to obey

I hope you know you make me linger
I hope you know you make me numb
Refresh my mind, Remember how we used to float
How we surfed the waves of revelry

I’m locked inside a time shift
While I see the seasons pass
If ever again we synchronize
The world around us will collapse


from / for boson /, released May 6, 2015
Dorien Staljanssens - vocals, rhodes
Muriel Boulanger - backing vocals, double bass
Jan Vermeulen - guitar

music & lyrics by Dorien Staljanssens
recorded & produced by Stef Lenaerts march 2025



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Hugo's Cousin Gent, Belgium

A soft voice, catchy melodies and refined rythmes. A refreshing mixture of indie, pop and folk. Hugo's Cousin is the singersongwriter project of Dorien Staljanssens (Belgium). She plays music since she was aged 5 (first piano and guitare and later on flute) and went from classical to pop, jazz and folk. On a cloudy day she decided to pour these effervescent musical impulses into authentic songs ... more

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