JACKIE BRISTOW | FALLEN YOUTH | Recorded live at LRB 27 October 2018


“Fallen Youth” was originally a poem written by an unnamed ANZAC WW I soldier. It was found in the lIbrary of Jackie’s hometown of Gore, New Zealand.

A childhood friend and Kiwi soldier found the poem and carried it with him for 20 years. He asked Jackie to turn the poem into a song. She wrote the song at the top of the Hokonui hills and now performs it as part of her live set.

Jackie says, “The poem speaks from the heart of a soldier and it feels good to tell a story for all the soldiers in the world.”


Lyric video on YouTube — https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Znl4g8bTA_Q


released April 23, 2015
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