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Wolfbone lookin
Buffalo, Brooklyn
Hope is on the way
Marigold, Merlin
Jacksonville, Berlin
Hope is on the way
So light your birthday candles
And hold your lighters high
Vaudeville, Mudville
Nothing heals like time will
Hope is on the way

Hummingbird, Panda
Lion's share, Manta
Hope is somewhere near
Undo your shoes, rest contented and choose to think
Hope could be somewhere near
So put a kettle on, love
and breathe your breath and sigh
Let the bells sound, let the house come on down because
Hope is on the way
Let the bells sound let the house come on down because
Hope is on the way


from House / Hymn I, released August 7, 2014
Music and Lyrics: Heather Christian
Vox: Heather Christian
Acoustic Guitar: Gabriel Gordon
Music Box Rhodes: Chris Giarmo
Double Bass Makeshift Quartet: Josh Myers
Produced by: Brian Bender
Recorded and Mixed by: Brian Bender at The Motherbrain, Brooklyn


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Heather Christian & The Arbornauts Beacon, New York

An Arbornaut is a three way cross between a flying squirrel, an astronaut, and an angel. I know one as soon as I spot one. They are naturally occuring in nature. I had a dream about them once and started a band. We are a choir and we are an orchestra. We are disgruntled classical musicians & believers in musical traditions of feeling lots of things. This is the noise from the inside of a root. ... more

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