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Stay Awake is song six, and the final song, of a six week digital download campaign in which Melanie Peterson is releasing one new cover song each week


Stay Away (from Disney's Mary Poppins)

Stay awake, don't rest your head
Don't lie down upon your bed
While the moon drifts in the skies
Stay awake, don't close your eyes

Though the world is fast asleep
Though your pillow's soft and deep
You're not sleepy as you seem
Stay awake, don't nod and dream
Stay awake, don't nod and dream


from Read It On The Radio, track released June 6, 2014
Melanie Peterson~ vocal and guitar
Mitch Girio- upright bass, banjitar, guitar
Peter Collins~ pump organ


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Melanie Peterson Toronto, Ontario

This Saskatoon born Toronto-based singer-songwriter has quietly become one of the bright lights on the Toronto folk scene. With her aching vibrato and prairie roots, her work has been consistently praised by listeners and music critics alike. She has been deemed “Mary Poppins with a broken heart” by BBC & looks forward to the upcoming release of her new single "We Got This". ... more

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