A short stay in longevity

A short stay in longevity is a life-affirming collection of songs, tunes and poems by writer and musician, Simon Beavis.

Described by one listener as “an epic exploration of the everyday”, it deals with the passage of time, love, loss, regret and finding peace. It captures the resonance of simple events and the importance of living in the present. Part album, part poetry book, this beautifully produced edition includes a CD of 18 original compositions, with music, lyrics and spoken words offset by the atmospheric photography of Alida Bea.

Digital downloads of the album and individual tracks now available at Bandcamp!

Order a limited edition physical copy of A short stay in longevity, (£5 plus £1.50 P&P), here - £4 from every sale goes to the international charity, Children in Crisis

For more information, follow us on Twitter, send us an email simonbeavis@ashortstay.co.uk or visit simonbeavis.bandcamp.com


You can listen to three full tracks and other extracts on the player below

1. Tobogganing
2. Gaby’s Song
3. She Fears The Loss Of Love
4. Reach
5. Breath
6. From This Hill (Full track)
7. Geese
8. Maps
9. Lost
10. In Aix (Full track)
11. Later That Night
12. Hide And Seek
13. Amsterdam
14. She Sat On A Train
15. Bygones
16. Unquiet
17. Red And Gold (Full track)
18. Evening at St. Ninian’s

TQR004 – this is the latest album from the independent label, Turquoise Road.


Original photography by Alida Bea

Children In Crisis

We’ve set a target to raise at least £1,000 for the international charity, Children in Crisis and £4 from every sale of this cd is going to support their fantastic work. We're about half way there, so please help us get over the line by placing an order above. Thanks for your support - and for listening.

Children in Crisis protects and educates children facing the toughest hardships, in countries affected by conflict or political instability. Education improves children’s life chances, unites communities and builds peace. Through adult education and income generation Children in Crisis helps families and communities support their children’s education, helping them to contribute positively to their communities and build their futures.

To learn more visit www.childrenincrisis.org

Children In Crisis

We’ve set a target to raise at least £1,000 for the international development charity, Children in Crisis. Initially, £4 from every sale will go directly towards supporting its fantastic work – a proportion that will rise if sales grow. We’ll keep you posted on progress.

Children in Crisis protects and educates children facing the toughest hardships, in countries affected by conflict or political instability. Children in Crisis believes that education improves children’s life chances, unites communities and builds peace. Through their work with teachers and schools, and the support they provide to the community as a whole, Children in Crisis supports children in their education, enabling them to contribute positively to their communities and build their own futures.

To learn more visit www.childrenincrisis.org


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