Black Is the Colour Lyrics

Cara Dillon


publisher: ©Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC, Warner/Chappell Music, Inc., Universal Music Publishing Group
writers: Simon Franglen, Katherine Jenkins, Traditional
album: Track 5 in album Cara Dillon
release date: 2001-7-16
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length: 4:48

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Black is the colour of my true love's hair
Her lips are like a rose so fair
She's got the sweetest face and the gentlest hands
I love the ground whereon she stands

I love my love and well she knows
I love the ground whereon she goes
And how I wish the day would come
When she and I can be as one

Black is the colour of my true love's hair
Her lips are like a rose so fair
She's got the sweetest face and the gentlest hands
I love the ground whereon she stands

I go to the Clyde and mourn and weep
Satisfied I never will sleep
I'll write her a letter, just a few short lines
And suffer death ten thousand times

Black is the colour of my true love's hair
Her lips are like a rose so fair
She's got the sweetest face and the gentlest hands
I love the ground whereon she stands

Track Listing

  • 1 Black Is the Colour
  • 2 Donald of Glencoe
  • 3 Craigie Hill
  • 4 Green Grows the Laurel
  • 5 Lark in the Clear Air
  • 6 The Lonesome Scenes of Winter
  • 7 Blue Mountain River
  • 8 I Wish I Was
  • 9 The Maid of Culmore
  • 10 She's Like the Swallow
  • 11 I Am a Youth That's Inclined to Ramble