Fallen Youth

by Jackie Bristow

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Third single released off Jackie's fourth studio album "Shot of Gold," "Fallen Youth" is in remembrance of the Gallipoli Campaign 100-year reunion.

"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."

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

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released April 23, 2015

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Jackie Bristow Los Angeles, California

At once heartfelt and sophisticated, Jackie Bristow combines subtle but beautiful melodies and hooks that hypnotize the listener, demand complete surrender and then stick around with the backbone of a real friend.

Born in New Zealand but transplanted to Australia and now the United States with a guitar, suitcase and songs, Jackie travels light but packs a heavy punch. She tours extensively.
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