Download: Grand Lake Islands – Monterey

a0581408926_10Longing marks “Monterey,” the shimmering first single from Grand Lake Islands‘ forthcoming Song from Far. A reminiscence borne of a break in winter’s chill, “Monterey” recounts the distance between singer/songwriter Erik Emanuelson and fiancée Robin Bacior who at the time was on tour in the song’s title area.

Emanuelson, a former New York English teacher, now calls Portland, Oregon home where he heads Grand Lake Islands. Song from Far, the collective’s sophomore album, will be released on 20 January.

Stream/download “Monterey” below.

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