Army Dreamers

b/w Delius + Passing Through The Air


Army Dreamers (Ireland) front

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Army Dreamers (Ireland) rear

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Country: Ireland
Label/Number: EMI 5106
Release date: September, 1980
Chronology: Kate's 3rd (and final) single from Never for Ever.
Army Dreamers Lyrics
What it's about: A mother grieves for her young son, who was killed on military maneuvers. Saddened by his unnecessary death, she wrestles with her guilt over what she could have done to prevent it.
Running time: 2:59
Delius Lyrics
What it's about: Kate’s tribute to English composer Frederick Delius. The subtitle, Song Of Summer, comes from one of Delius’ works, and from a BBC documentary Kate saw about the composer’s life.
Running time: 2:50
Passing Through The Air Lyrics
What it's about: A simple composition using weather phenomena as metaphors for love. This is one of Kate's earliest works -- originally recorded in 1973 at Dave Gilmour's a few weeks after her 15th birthday.
Running time: 2:05
EMI Ireland released a number of Kate's early singles with green labels and sleeves.  This is just one example.
Passing Through Air is listed as Passing Through The Air on this release.

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