HERE to play "Our Secret Place"
Doone is a romantic tale of love, honour, bravery
and treachery set in the valleys of Exmoor during
the time of James II and the Monmouth Rebellion. Inspired
by this classic love story, Llewellyn composed an
album called "LORNA".
This exclusive MP3 Download features the full recorded
version of the song "Our Secret Place"
performed by Llewellyn & Juliana taken from the
"LORNA" Album. In this song Llewellyn is
John Ridd and Juliana is Lorna Doone.
powerful Doone family are feared throughout the county
because of their savage and violent ways. John Ridd,
whose own father they killed, encounters the beautiful
Lorna at the secret waterfall which becomes their
secret meeting place.
The Album opens with the atmospheric song 'Afraid'
when Lorna first discovers John nearly drowned by
the waterfall to Doone Valley that he discovers by
accident when fishing and falls in.
family (his sister Annie and Mother) are frightened
because John has not returned home. Families live
in times that are dangerous and everyone fears the
Doones who frequent the moors to rob and murder. This
imagery is brought alive in the second track from
Lorna entitled 'These are the times'. When
John sees Lorna, he immediately falls in love with
her. Lorna insists that he must go and never return
or they will both be killed by the Doones. Lorna also
feels a deep attraction to John but knows that when
John discovers she is a Doone, his feelings will turn
to hate and anger. Juliana beautifully captures Lorna's
pain in one of the Album's highlight songs 'He
must have known'.
is surprised to learn that his one true love is a
Doone but tells Lorna that it doesn't matter and she
finally agrees to meet
him at the secret waterfall many times. Their love
blossoms but Lorna is to be wed to Carver Doone -
an evil man who becomes head of the Doone family when
Sir Ensor Doone dies. It was Carver Doone who killed
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the property of Llewellyn & Juliana Music. Use
of this work is only for personal use. No other use,
including reproduction, retransmission, or editing,
may be made without prior written permission of Llewellyn
& Juliana Music.