The Eagle

by Lydia de Leeuw

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Essentially, The Eagle is a song about freedom. It was inspired by Eleanor of Aquitaine, a medieval woman so badass she married not one but two successive kings - and then went to war against one of them.

It's also a song where I experiment with home recording techniques and add some backing vocals.


released April 1, 2014
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Lydia de Leeuw Utrecht, The Netherlands

Lydia has loved singing all her life and started writing her own songs when she was twelve years old. Lacking the ability to play an instrument rather hampered her efforts. This was finally remedied in 2012 when she was gifted a ukulele. Since then, she’s been on a roll, busking up a storm in Utrecht, performing at open mics and writing her own songs – mostly about people dead for centuries. ... more

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