Chapter seven: Håll mig / by Sergio Díaz De Rojas

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For the final track, I took inspiration from something timeless: migration over the seas. Initially drawing inspiration from Wilhem Moberg’s The Emigrants series (just as “Dösjö”), it ended up as a reflection of how little has changed, and how people still are prepared to leave everything in the hope for a better life, and how rising sea levels only will make it more and more common. It tells the story of a couple, fleeing their life as they know it, in a small boat across the big oceans. Having come across the creatures and characters from the previous tracks (the Havsrå and the lighthouse, for example), they are now approaching glimpsing land, and struggle to keep rowing towards it as the storm from the previous track appears and come closer...