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Easy To Be Free lyrics

We’ve put together a fun photo video of the band’s trip to Easdale Island & Achmore last year which fits in with the lyrics of this classic String Driven Thing track. You need to a flashplayer enabled browser to view this YouTube video EASY TO BE FREE Would you like to be travelling on a… Read More…

Place To Lie – lyrics

Use the comments box to request lyrics from over 30 years of Chris Adams’ songs PLACE TO LIE (Chris Adams/ Backshop Music) Well I gotta find me a place to lie Yeah I gotta find me a place to lie Some little churchyard, shady and green, In some little village that I’ve never seen, Down… Read More…

Bavaria – Video Album – May 2009

The band had a ball in Bavaria in May. They played gigs at Cafe Konrad in Vilsbiburg and the Salzstadel, Landshut, airing songs from the new album and some classics from the past. The crowds loved the sound and the band has been invited back for a longer tour. Thanks again to promoter John Flanagan… Read More…

EXCLUSIVE: Preview Track from the New Album.

Due for release  on June 24th, Songs from Another Country marks the start of a new era for String Driven. [audio:http://www.stringdriventhing.co.uk/audio/track1.mp3]

VIDEO: Circus

STRING DRIVEN THING were one of the most innovative progressive/folk rock bands of their time. Their selftitled album and “The Machine That Cried”, released by Charisma in 1972/1973 are now cult collector items !

As STRING DRIVEN, Chris Adams leads a stripped down four piece with a punchy Americana sound. The new album, “Songs from Another Country” is due for release in June 2009