Thinking back now
I suppose you were just stating your views
What was it all for?
For the weather or the battle of Agincourt

And the times that we all hoped would last
Like a train they have gone by so fast
And though we stood together at the edge of the platform
We were not moved by them

With my own hands
When I make love to your memory
It's not the same
I miss the thunder, I miss the rain

And the fact that you don't understand
Casts a shadow over this land
But the sun still shines from behind it

Thanks all the same
But I cannot bring myself to answer your letters
It's not your fault
But your honesty touches me like a fire

The Polaroids that keep us together
Will surely fade away
Like the love that we spoke of forever
On St. Swithin's day

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"St. Swithin's Day" as written by Billy Bragg

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    General CommentSt. Swithin's Day is 15th July, a day on which people watch the weather for tradition says that what ever the weather is like on St. Swithin's Day, it will continue so for the next forty days.
    Onlineon February 28, 2007   Link
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    General CommentCover of a Billy Bragg song. Beautifully done too. I can never get enough of Sarah Blackwood's gorgeous voice.
    Urban Cannibalon September 13, 2007   Link

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