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"Aurora" is a serenade to the northern lights. In the song, an intrepid explorer makes her way through the arctic, hoping for another view of the sight.

Originally released on the Villaintine's Day 2014 compilation, "Aurora" is now available for everybody!


You’re a twilight phenomenon
rocket trails and frozen fuel
and the sky is blazing
in a rainbow aftermath

Oh Aurora, oh Aurora,
won’t you come to me again?
Oh Aurora, oh Aurora,
won’t you lie with me again?

And the days are too long
and the nights are too short.
Oh Aurora, Aurora.

Looking down high above us
behind your curtained revelry
I’m hidden by the moonlight
Do you even notice me?


released February 14, 2014
Lyrics, vocals, and ukulele by June Owatari
Everything else by Will Hagan
Mixing and mastering by Will Hagan
Released February 14, 2014 on Villains Records




Raymond the Sparrow San Diego, California

Started as an homage to her favorite science fiction stories, Raymond the Sparrow is a pop ukulele outfit donned by June Owatari. Her early songs revolved mainly around her favorite episodes of Star Trek: Deep Space 9, but with the start of the Song-a-Week challenge in 2014, she has expanded her topics to more mundane things like life and death on Earth. ... more

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