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Now is the time of Winter


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elfdaughter

 Genre: A Cappella

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Soo, still suffering from a bit of a cold, and there are a couple of mic pops near the end which I apologise for, but I still think this is my best version of this yet (and I have been hounded to release an up to date version of this since I performed it live last year...)

(Apologies again - I had to delete the first upload of this since I uploaded the incomplete track!!)
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Now is the time of winter,
When ice and snow abound,
And the wind howls cold through the empty trees,
And the frost blankets the ground.

So light a fire ye merry men,
Light and keep it bright
Burning through the darkest hours,
Shining in the night.

The ground outside is growing hard,
Rivers have turned to stone
A single leaf still clings to a branch
Shivering all alone.

The lakes have turned to icy glass,
The sky to a frosty grey,
The wind howls with the wild wolves,
And the night has conquered day.
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Uploaded: Jan 28, 2015 - 02:23:47 PM
Last Updated: Jan 28, 2015 - 02:23:47 PM Last Played: Nov 16, 2017 - 10:04:45 AM
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Fire_Angel said 1030 days ago (January 29th, 2015)
Amazing that you can sing like this with a cold.
A lot of singers would love to be able to sing that well WITHOUT a cold! Gentle, strange, melancholy, and very different to anything else I've heard. Back with a bang I'd say!
Check out my latest song called Dreamer's Dance.
PeterB7858 said 1030 days ago (January 30th, 2015)
Now is the time of Winter
Haunting performance, Averil (and I mean that in the nicest possible way :-)) You weave the two strands together so nicely. Thanks, Peter.
Check out my latest song called Losing You
Philip18 said 1030 days ago (January 30th, 2015)
Now is the time of winter
I do like folk song in the traditional style - beautiful!
Check out my latest song called Silk and Honey
tf10music said 1028 days ago (February 1st, 2015)
i like
the cool hiss on the vocals. really gives the performance an ambience.
Check out my latest song called If The Body Fades
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Name: Averil "Tincolindo" White
Location: Newcastle upon Tyne UK
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A cappella music is vocal music or singing without instrumental accompaniment, or a piece intended to be performed in this way. A cappella is Italian for from the chapel (music); the term is due to restrictions on the use of instruments in medieval c

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