Christingle Night

by Fields of Ypres

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Christmas single for 2011 from Fields of Ypres (Graham Phillips).

Graham Phillips - Vocals, guitars, bass, strings, bells.
Dan Clark - Drums

Produced by James Shuttleworth and Graham Phillips

Photograph by Becca Phillips


released December 22, 2011



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Fields of Ypres Wolverhampton, UK

Fields of Ypres is singer songwriter Graham Phillips. Hailing from Wolverhampton, England, he started out as a solo artist after leaving the band Young Runaways in 2010. In October 2011 the debut Fields of Ypres EP "For Every Hour" was released through Commercially Inviable.

"Graham is someone seeking to express himself and his faith but without the common preset musical expectations."
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Track Name: Christingle Night
The red tape round the orange face makes the children stop and stare. They eat the fruit and the candles too while their parents are unawares. Christingle night, stained glass glows, snow so white under frozen toes. So hide them well upon highest shelves so the children cannot reach. Father snores as the fire roars, work has closed up for the week. Nose pressed against the glass, I see an old man is walking past, face dirty, hunched over, downcast. At Christmas time don't be on your own, come inside make yourself at home. Crack a smile, let your worries cease. Beloved child of the Prince of Peace. We need to hear at this time of year that someone cares for us. The young and old and the shy and bold, both the righteous and unjust. We want to know and trust when times are tough that you are loved. Look no further than your Father up above.