In the July 2, 1988 issue of Melody Maker
, John Wilde described this as "very Van Morrison circa Veedon Fleece
, a song about longing".
"Cathedral Song" is actually the title track of Tanita Tikarum's debut album Ancient Heart
, or as good as; songs about or inspired by cathedrals are relatively rare, the most obvious being "Winchester Cathedral
", although Al Stewart also found inspiration in the structure in his uptempo "Gethsemane, Again