Shaking Rain

from by Nick Stephenson



'Shaking Rain' was written in December 2014 and released as a single in March 2016.

Written with a strange tuning (DEDF#AE), it came very naturally without much refining on the song until it was recorded Steve Rodford (The Zombies) in January 2016.

Passionate, dramatic and romantic, it boast a big, gorgeous production from Steve Rodford and excellent vocal arrangements from Nick.


Shaking Rain by Nick Stephenson © 2014

I’d like to see you wearing sunshine
Swinging on a tree of stars
Walking through a magic doorway and feeling like the world is ours.

Talking at a pace only we know
Putting dark times to right
Burying the bad reactions and the armour we used to fight.

Holding hands
Shaking rain
Staying whole
Floating away again x2

If I ever had to dig too deeply
Wadding through a mud graveyard
I wouldn’t trust people to save us and try to rescue what we have.

Coz people got their own agendas, hang-ups and histories
Projecting all their guarded feelings onto something only we believe.

Now I can see you wearing sunshine
Smiling with the kiss of stars
We’ve learned to swim across this ocean
Now we claim the worlds as ours


from Behind the Mask - EP, released March 23, 2017
Written by Nick Stephenson © 2017

Produced, Mixed and Recorded by
Steve Rodford

Nick Stephenson: All vocal arrangements and guitars

Steve Rodford: Drums, Bass, Keyboards and Percussion

Mastered by Dale Hurrel at Exeter Sound Services



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Nick Stephenson Saint Albans, UK

London based singer/songwriter. Passionate, hard hitting, dynamic, powerful and honest. Acoustic folk/rock with a sometimes punky edge.

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