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For you, there'll be no more crying
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Anybody who undertakes a ritual annual viewing of Love Actually will recognise Songbird, the song which accompanies a beautiful but rather sad love scene between Sarah and Karl halfway through the film. Fans of Eva Cassidy will recognise it as her cover version, but the song was originally by Fleetwood Mac, from their 1977 hit album Rumours. The song was written by Christine McVie, their vocalist and keyboard player, whose brother, it so happens, auditioned for the role of bass in The King’s Singers in 2010. McVie’s song captures the sheer joy of feeling a love for someone which is unconditional, hopeful and ever-growing. Nick’s arrangement, written especially for this recording, captures the simplicity and honesty of that original Fleetwood Mac performance.

from notes by The King's Singers © 2021


The King's Singers – The Library, Vol. 3
Studio Master: SIGCD678Download onlyStudio Master FLAC & ALAC downloads available


Track 2 on SIGCD678 [3'25] Download only

Track-specific metadata for SIGCD678 track 2

Recording date
10 September 2020
Recording venue
Menuhin Hall, Yehudi Menuhin School, Stoke d'Abernon, Cobham, Surrey, United Kingdom
Recording producer
Nigel Short
Recording engineer
Mike Hatch
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  1. The King's Singers – The Library, Vol. 3 (SIGCD678)
    Disc 1 Track 2
    Release date: June 2021
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