A Word

by The Moonshine

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Recorded during an otherwise instrumental session at Revolver Studio in Portland, OR in April of 2014. Recorded, engineered, mixed and mastered by Collin Hegna.


There was a moon in the sky ,
but it never said a word,
no it never said a word,
that's what I heard

All the books that they write,
they could never tell our story,
no they could never get it right,
because it's true, me and you

You must admit that you flew,
before you ever knew me,
yes before you even loved me,
you know it's true

There was a moon in the sky,
but it never said a word,
no it never said a word,
that's what I heard,
that's what I heard


released June 28, 2014
Michael Gerard - Vocals, guitar
Rachael Renee' - Vocals, autoharp
Sara Wolf - Harmonica
Susanna Low-Beer - Fiddle
Elwood Johncox - Bass



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The Moonshine Athens, Georgia

Contemporary string band magic since winter 2012. The Moonshine has crafted a style all their own based on applying traditional stringband techniques to the unconventional, yet instantly familiar writing of Michael Gerard Levasseur. This is music born of the endless wonder of the open countryside, just as it is music meant to be heard blaring from brightly lit dancehalls on crowded city streets ... more

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