This World Moves On slows the mood. S J rarely uses the piano as his weapon of choice, but when he does the results are stunning. The lyric is inspired by Greta Thunberg, providing stark imagery of the global challenges unfolding before our eyes.


Took a ride in a hot air balloon
I flew straight up
I came back down
And I landed in a different place
This world moves on

“Can’t you see all the damage we’ve done?”
I heard her say
I must agree
Things were better in the golden age
This world moves on

I’m sick and tired of repeating myself
My words just fall upon deaf ears
These are the days of the unafraid
This world moves on

This world moves on


from An Island of Clouds EP (High Resolution Master), released August 28, 2020
Written by S J Denney
Arranged by S J Denney & Mat Leppanen
Produced, engineered & mixed by Mat Leppanen at The Animal Farm
Mastered by Nigel Palmer at Lowland Masters

S J Denney - Vocals & piano
Louise Dearsley - Cello


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S J Denney Benfleet, UK

S J Denney is an Essex-based singer-songwriter.  He performs folk music with an indie edge.

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