The City That Forgot to Snow

by Sunshine Collective

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If you like the sounds of Michael Bublé's Christmas, Diana Krall's Jingle Bells or Colbie Caillat's Christmas in the Sand, you are sure to enjoy Sunshine Collective's holiday single "The City That Forgot to Snow."

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The City That Forgot to Snow
(Stephanie Richards & Brian Arbuckle)

Verse 1
It’s 75
And as I drive
I realize
I’m living in
A nice place to visit

This time of year
It starts to come clear
That ‘here’
Is a place where
I don’t fit

Pre Chorus 1
It’s already December
But it’s not like I remember

Chorus
I’m looking up and down
all around this town
For any sign of the season

Can’t wear my cozy clothes
Flip flops show my toes
Aren’t we supposed to be freezin’?

Keeping warm
By cuddling close
Stealing a kiss
Under the mistletoe
Oh it seems
So long ago
In this City That Forgot to Snow

Verse 2
The Upper West Side
Would come alive
Slip and sliding
As the streets start to glisten

Chill in the air
Take me back there
Where we’re in love
Not reminiscin’

Pre Chorus 2
If only it didn’t melt away
If only everything could stay

(Chorus)

Bridge
Snow, snow, snow
Wouldn’t it look great
On the tops of the palm trees?

Ho, ho, ho
More magic that’s ever been
Made in the movies...

But that’s not really my wish
It’s you that I miss
Not a blanket of white
Where are you tonight?

(Chorus)

Outro
Oh, oh, oh
Palm instead of pines
Horns instead of chimes
Even the sunshine leaves me cold

Oh, oh, oh
Here without you
Oh, It seems so long ago
In the City That Forgot to Snow

credits

released November 23, 2012
Produced by Brian Arbuckle
Written by Stephanie Richards & Brian Arbuckle
Woodwind & Brass arrangement by Daniel Flam (newyorkbrass)
Mixed by Jim Baldree

Brian Arbuckle - piano, guitar, violin, chimes, percussion, & backing vocals
Ron Bertolet - saxophones (alto, tenor & bari) & flute
Daniel Flam - french horns, trumpets & trombones
Dan Lutz - Bass
Brian McRae - drums
Stephanie Richards - vocals

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