Feast of Stephen Lyrics

Mike Heron

album: Track 5 in album Smiling Men With Bad Reputations
release date: 1971-5
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genres: Rock Folk, World, & Country
styles: Rock & Roll/Folk Rock/Folk/Psychedelic Rock
length: 4:37
producer: Joe Boyd
drums: Gerry Conway
lead vocals: Mike Heron
engineer: Roger Mayer
arranger: John Cale
background vocals: Sue & Sunny, John Cale and Liza Strike
guitar: Simon Nicol
acoustic guitar: Mike Heron
harmonium & bass guitar & viola & piano & guitar: John Cale
lyricist: Mike Heron
composer: Mike Heron

Cover Art

Mike Heron Smiling Men With Bad Reputations cover art
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John Cale: piano, guitar, bass, viola, vocal arrangement
Simon Nicol: guitar
Gecry Conway: drums
Sue Sunny, Liza Strike, John Cale: backing vocals

When winter came this year she found me well prepared for her
The flame well fed with pine, shuttered windows oakwood doors
From the low dales come the fiddler, gave his tunes their flight
Don't know her name or the dance that became her so well
From topmost limb of night's dark tree
Tonight my lantern light floats free
The ladies danced so well, the ladies danced so light
But it was not mortal step drew me from my guests to meet the night
Snow lies deep with friends unseen
I will light my eyes to Venus green
Holding my life with a hope
When the midnight skies rise,
She flies---

Track Listing

12" Vinyl 1
  • 1 Call Me Diamond
  • 2 Flowers of the Forest
  • 3 Audrey
  • 4 Brindaban
  • 5 Feast of Stephen
  • 6 Spirit Beautiful
  • 7 Warm Heart Pastry
  • 8 Beautiful Stranger
  • 9 No Turning Back