the song
title : Exultation
written by : words : Emily Dickinson (1830–1886);   music : Jackie Leven
song copyright : ?

the performance
musicians
Eddi Reader recitation
James Hallawell ? keyboards
music
key : none; on an E drone
time-signature : not applicable
tempo : not applicable
form : not applicable
lyrics

Exultation

Exultation is the going
of an inland soul to sea

Past the houses
past the headland
into deep eternity

Bred as we
– among the mountains
can the sailor understand?
– the divine intoxication
of the first league out from land


the recording
personnel
produced by : Jackie Leven ?
recorded by : John McBurnie ? at his house in Tooting, London ?
mixed by : ? at ?
mastered by : ? at ?
technical
track timing : 1:06
song timing : 1:04
released on
album : Forbidden songs of the dying west track 7