• Chloë March

Silver Grey City




'Silver Grey City' is a new song of mine, written for the Charity Compilation album 'And In the End'. 81 artists have donated tracks to this Bandcamp album ~ a Fundraiser for the U.K. Charity Help Musicians.


I wrote 'Silver Grey City' in December 2020 inspired by an imaginary city, locked down and silently holding its inhabitants. I haven't been into London for over a year now, so I was conjuring the elements of it that I miss - the grey misty air, the time-scarred buildings and the cold river, wide and silver. I was thinking of all the incredible acts of courage, compassion and resilience happening during lockdown and of a city itself becoming a kind of stoic watcher and holder of events unfolding:


Silver Grey City


Looking at you

Hazy

And softly taking it all in

Eyes like light

Encountering this curious quiet


We’re not asleep

It’s just this city

Holding us in its old and scarred and silver arms


We’re not alone

In this great city

We’re in each others open arms

In its silver grey light


Looking at you

Seeing this through

Wondering how

You got this love

How you carry it daily

And how you amaze me


As the river runs through cold and grey

I see your face like the light of day

(Carrying all the lonely love)

We’re not asleep

It’s just this city

Holding us in its old and scarred and silver arms

We’re not alone

In this great city

We’re in each others open arms

In its cold and silver light


Chloë March ©


Help Musicians is an independent UK charity 'for professional musicians of all genres, from starting out through to retirement. They help at times of crisis, but also at times of opportunity, giving people the extra support they need at a crucial stage.' All sales of the tracks/album (after bandcamp/paypal fees) will go to the charity. The album was organised by Simon Tucker in response to the extremely difficult situation many musicians find themselves in due to the coronavirus pandemic.



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