The Flood

Album: Messy Little Raindrops (2010)
Charted: 18

Songfacts®:

  • This ballad is the second single by English singer Cheryl Cole, from her second studio album, Messy Little Raindrops. The song was described by X Factor magazine as: "a massive, strong-laden, Christmassy tear-jerker about wreckage, drowning and natural disaster love."
  • The UK singles market was flooded with songs of this title in 2010. Other releases of the same name include hits by Katie Melua and Take That.
  • Sophie Muller, who directed Cole's first solo video ("Promise This"), shot the clip on England's south coast, where the lonely singer is shown wandering the seaside.

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