Snowflake

Album: 50 Words For Snow (2011)
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Songfacts®:

  • Bush penned this song for her son, Bertie, to sing in his still high choirboy voice. The 13-year-old, who sings the role of a falling snowflake yearning for human contact, previously provided the computer's voice on the Director's Cut version of "Deeper Understanding."
  • Speaking to Mojo magazine, Bush said that she wrote the song for her son, "to show off this really beautiful voice that he has." She went on to explain there were two ideas: "Firstly, the idea of this snowflake falling from the sky - this fragile, temporary creation. And Bertie still has his high voice, but it's also a fragile instrument, because soon his voice will drop and I thought there was a nice meeting of the two ideas - of this fragile little snowflake making its journey, and this voice that will soon pass."
  • Fun Fact: The average speed of a snowflake is 3.1 miles per hour.

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  • James from Bellshill A truly fantastic record beautiful
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