Fields Of Gold, Words & Music by Gordon Matthew Sumner, arr Brass Band Steve Robson.
Soprano Cornet Sol with Brass Band
Playable by almost all bands.
This delicate arrangement by Steve Robson presents this ever popular tune in the style sung by Eva Cassidy.
In the Lyrics Sting described the view from his 16th-century Wiltshire manor house:
In England, our house is surrounded by barley fields, and in the summer it's fascinating to watch the wind moving over the shimmering surface, like waves on an ocean of gold. There's something inherently sexy about the sight, something primal, as if the wind were making love to the barley. Lovers have made promises here, I'm sure, their bonds strengthened by the comforting cycle of the seasons.
"You'll remember me when the west wind moves
Upon the fields of barley
You'll forget the sun in his jealous sky
As we walk in fields of gold"
"Fields of Gold" is a song written and performed by English musician Sting. It first appeared on his fourth studio album, Ten Summoner's Tales (1993). The song was released as a single on 7 June 1993, reaching No. 16 on the UK Singles Chart and No. 23 on the US Billboard Hot 100. The song also reached No. 2 in Canada and No. 6 in Iceland. In 1994, it was awarded one of BMI's Pop Songs Awards.
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