Snowflakes in the Sun

Story Behind The Song

A woman with Alzheimer's is alone after the passing of her husband who was her one true love. She knows the memories are fading and prays that she doesn't lose the memory of when she first met her husband.

Song Description

A woman with Alzheimer's sits in a chair reminiscing about her life as it passes her by. She realizes her memories are fading like "Snowflakes in the Sun" but she does not want to lose the memory of her one true love and the day that they first met.

Song Length 4:09 Genre Rock - Easy Listening, Rock - Easy Listening
Tempo Slow (71 - 90) Lead Vocal Male Vocal
Mood Moving, Poignant Subject Sadness, Loneliness
Language English Era 2000 and later


I sit upon my worn out chair
And wonder at how the years moved on,
Staring through the crystal vase
And a rose in bloom now gone

And now I know
That memories go
Like snowflakes in the sun
And so I'll pray
Each passing day
If I could only hold on to one
Snowflake, my only one

The years just seem to slip away
And memories fade of my true love
I'll not forget the day we first met
Though darkness waits beyond
It's the memory of my true love
And the day that we first met.


And so I'll wait on my chair
And wonder where Snowflakes gone.

Song has soul and a delicate grace.

Like the use of strings against the piano. Nice harmony. The song builds nicely adding bits at a time to keep it building and this set up perfectly when the guitar came in. Beautifully arranged, a lot of thought put into the production, really nice work. If I could have rated the production and arrangement higher I would have.

I like the heart, space of the vocal on the first verse; really drew me in. Each instrument feels right in my face, in a good way and very intimate. For the most part the song flowed along, effortlessly.

Lyrics Sergio Simone Music Jerry Clancy, Elmer Ferrer
Producer Jerry Clancy Performance Jerry Clancy, Elmer Ferrer
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