Water On Snow

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Studio album released 2000

Opening with ‘Alive’, now familiar from ‘Abbey Road Live’, ‘Water on Snow’ was Colin’s second solo studio album. The title track is one of Colin’s most accomplished songs, starting with unaccompanied singing by Alison Clark and building to a crescendo over nearly seven minutes, trickling away gently at the end. ‘Famous’ was Colin’s sardonic take on fame. “I should be a star, driving all the girls insane…Wear the finest clothes, have a brand new nose…Oh, I should be famous,” he sang. While Colin’s songs are sometimes written in the voice of other people, ‘Cool’ was the first time he sang a song written for a female narrator: “It would be so cool to be your girl.”. ‘You lift me up’ was a re-interpretation of the 1991 b-side of the same name.

The album was Colin’s most generous for songwriting credits, with four songs written collaboratively.

The album was released exclusively through colinvearncombe.com

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Click on the song title to read the lyrics to the track.


Last Day of a Long Winter

Black Eyed Susan

Water On Snow

Let the Wind Blow

You Lift Me Up


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3 Responses to Water On Snow

  1. mladen 30 January 2016 at 11:52 am #

    Alison Clark, where is she now ?

  2. Annemieke 14 October 2016 at 7:54 am #

    Could you please mail via blacklist when this album will be made again? Would mean a great deal!

    Warm regards,
    Annemieke Hansma
    The Netherlands

    [email protected]

  3. charley radtke 26 July 2020 at 9:18 pm #

    Please please release this masterpiece on vinyl! For the love of Colin!

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