Gypsy Tailwind

Gypsy Tailwind

 Portland, Maine, USA
BandAmericanaRock

Gypsy Tailwind's records tell the tale of the tangled roads that traverse both the beautiful and the besieged. Making music that is at the same time soulful and earthy, they express emotional truth through the journeys they take both lyrically and melodically.

Biography

Gypsy Tailwind - A soulful Americana act even more mobile than their name might imply, Gypsy Tailwind, led by Daniel Connor (vocals, guitar) and Anna Lombard (vocals, guitar), has taken the Northeast by storm. After forming in early 2008, GT quickly rose to the level of guaranteed sellout headliner in Portland (like 600 capacity Port City Music Hall for the release of their sophomore album Grace, which also made its way onto Billboard's Heatseekers chart shortly after it hit the streets). Features in the Portland Press Herald, iTunes, Portland Magazine, Aimeestreet.com, Amazon.com, and the coveted Portland Phoenix cover spread the word fast, leading to well received opening slots for Ray Lamontagne, John Fogerty, Rusted Root, and Guster in 2009 alone. The band released their third record "Decades and Days" in June '10 to rave reviews, followed by a festival and club run that lasted into the winter. In a matter of only three years, Gypsy Tailwind has gained a strong local and regional following, showcasing their talent and passion as artists and reaching out to their niche fans in markets across the country. As they prepare to release their fourth full-length album you can expect to see their authentic yet contemporary style of Americana to come through your neck of the woods very soon.
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“Gypsy Tailwind have put out a record of duets [Grace] that puts that Once soundtrack to shame.”
2009 Arts Guide Portland

“Amazing; pure and strong with a plaintive nature that just oozes truth and emotion. All told, this is a wonderful album. Period.”
Lucky Clark - Kennebec Journal

“Gypsy Tailwind can run shivers up your spine with two voices that were invented for one another..."The Long Drive Home From Montreal," from their debut album The Halo Sessions is damn near mind-blowing."
Sam Pfeifle - The Portland Phoenix

Lyrics

so lonely

Written By: daniel alan connor

So lonely without you, I’ve been watching the shooting stars alone

So lonely without you, lying here on this hotel bed
I’ll tell you a secret… I drank myself to sleep last night

Promise me something all promises are eventually broken

Been here before…I don’t want to lose you

I love you so much…I don’t want to lose you now

So lonely without you, I’ve been watching the news on an old TV

Don’t know where I been, don’t know in a year just where I’ll be

I hope it don’t break us, cause I been coming apart for way too long

I don’t know what happened, but what I know is I aint where I want to be

Been here before I don’t want to lose you

I love you so much

I don’t want to lose you now

I don’t want to lose you now

I don’t want to lose you now

The Long Drive Home From Montreal

Written By: Daniel Alan Connor

It's a long drive home from montreal
i can see your face coming up from the road
I could hear you laughing above the wind
crossing the derby line, baby I'm coming home

It's a question I should ask myself
should I just keep on going
Keep on driving south
Philadelphia on to Baltimore
Should I just keep n going till I can't no more

You say you're okay with it all
But I know and I know it's not what you say
won't you wait... wait for me...wait for me
Cause Im driving home to see you

Such a dark and lonely place to be
hanging on by a notebook and a pen
try to think of what Im gonna say
coming down through the conways in the rain

Andros sounds so nice this time of year
should I just keep on going
till I can be clear?

You say you're okay with it all
But I know and I know it's not what you say
won't you wait... wait for me...wait for me
Cause Im driving home to see you

It's a long drive home from montreal
i can see your face coming up from the road
but when I stare into those lashly eyes
I know the place I gotta be
with you lying next to me

You say you're okay with it all
But I know and I know it's not what you think
won't you wait... wait for me...wait for me
Cause Im driving home to see you

Discography

The Halo Sessions | 2008
Grace | 2009
Decades and Days | 2010
Gypsy Tailwind | TBA 2011

Set List

Headline sets up to 90 minutes. 95% original with one to two select covers. Sets can be tailored for the performance space, full band, or stripped to trio or duo.