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Headback Home (Single)

by Ian Penn

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From the first harmonica chords layering over solid, simple guitar picking, Ian Penn channels the likes of Bob Dylan, Neil Young and John Denver. His gentle, Dylan-esque voice slides pleasantly through the memorable melody of his first single, evoking a peaceful country scene of rain, summer, missing loved ones and home. Penn writes what he knows, inspired by his earliest influences that include Denver and Sam Cooke, Johnny Cash and Buddy Holly. With Headback Home, Penn translates the classic American folk ballad stylings of Woodie Guthrie to fit perfectly with his own experiences growing up in rural Pampanga. Just lean back in the grass under Dao tree near a babbling brook - and listen.


Rain comes falling down
Beneath her hair
As summer falls
As she runaway and headback home
She's all alone

The sun would say goodbye
As she stood and cry
All year long
Just beneath the ocean waves
I'm waiting in a place
I'll headback home

Time slips away
So spend it either way
Be with me as I say
I'm not letting you go


released October 15, 2014
Words and Music by Ian Penn

Produced by Clementine and Ian Penn
Engineered by Chrisanthony Vinzons
Mixed and Mastered by Jonathan Ong
Recorded, Mixed and Mastered in Manila at Sonic State Audio

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Ian Penn is a folk singer-songwriter from the foothills of Mt. Arayat, Philippines.

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