A Forest of Arms
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A Forest of Arms
A Forest of Arms
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ReleasedApril 21, 2015 (Canada)
GenreFolk rock
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A Forest of Arms is the sixth studio album by Canadian folk rock band Great Lake Swimmers, released April 21, 2015 on Nettwerk.[2]

The album was recorded in a variety of locations, including the Tyendinaga Caves in Ontario's Hastings County.[2] The songs were inspired in part by bandleader and songwriter Tony Dekker's experiences working with the World Wildlife Fund on environmental projects.[2]

Guest musicians on the album include Kevin Kane of The Grapes of Wrath.[2]

The track "Zero in the City" was released in February as a streaming preview.[3]

Track listing

All songs written by Tony Dekker.

  1. "Something Like a Storm"
  2. "Zero in the City"
  3. "Shaking All Over"
  4. "Don't Leave Me Hanging"
  5. "One More Charge at the Red Cape"
  6. "I Was a Wayward Pastel Bay"
  7. "A Bird Flew Inside the House"
  8. "A Jukebox in a Desert of Snow"
  9. "I Must Have Someone Else's Blues"
  10. "The Great Bear"
  11. "With Every Departure"
  12. "Expecting You"


  1. ^ Mullin, Kyle (April 17, 2015). "Great Lake Swimmers - A Forest of Arms". Exclaim!. Retrieved 2015.
  2. ^ a b c d "Great Lake Swimmers Announce 'A Forest of Arms' LP, Premiere New Single". Exclaim!, February 3, 2015.
  3. ^ Song Premiere: Great Lake Swimmers - "Zero In The City". Paste, February 2, 2015.

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