The idea of escape. The idea of home. Borne of the same impulse? Both are wherever you choose to find them, sometimes in the same place. One is stripping away, fleeing from an identity or a preconceived notion while the other is a place where you feel that pride in one’s identity, where you belong.
Blue Nile frontman Paul Buchanan offers a heartfelt picture of homeland nostalgia that somehow skirts overt sentimentality, his true country a place made from the past, present and future.