Not all Stoneygate’s work has words, but when she does add them, they bring a certain extra something. Here’s a selection of her best song lyrics.
“Thieving autumn steals the colour from the sky
and paints the leaves in lavish shades of gold and red
Thieving autumn robs the hours from the days
She draws the heat away and sends a steady rain.”
When I met you, sadness seemed a world away Behind a wall of flowers and wedding vows And dreams fulfilled… When you took my hand and made a thousand promises, It seemed like nothing could intrude upon our happiness… It’s a funny old world – Nothing works out how you think Circumstances change the scene…Read more The One Who Got Away
“Lincoln is at the centre of a hub of RAF bases, and I often hear different aircraft flying over, either for displays or on exercise. Living here, you get a feel for the state of world politics by what is flying and how often. ” – Stoneygate, Sleepwalker Album Notes. Silver birdTears the sky in…Read more Silver Bird