The Greatest Lake

from by The Sandy Pilgrims

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A song about not having all the answers and still being content


Sea bird hopping one rock to another
They never leap into the Greatest Lake
Looking out from the church I'm searching for a mother
In the calmest water I have ever seen

The kind and smiling clouds, the sun is shining through
And there's a crystal clear horizon, and a black balloon
Limp, feathering down to the surface
It makes no ripple in the mild cerulean

A slow pontoon grumbles by
As the distant dusk tries to pry
Open wide the faceless clouds
And I grin and I open my eyes and I don't know why

I grin, I open my eyes, and I don't know why


from The Sandy Pilgrims EP, released August 14, 2014



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The Sandy Pilgrims Chicago, Illinois

With a smooth blend of folk, acoustic rock, and blues, this four-piece creates rich tunes with warm vocal harmonies, intricate instrumentation, and original song structures.

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