Back Door / Between the Devil and the Blue Sea (Single)

by Handful of Snowdrops

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The first track of this single is a cover from Clan of Xymox (Pieter Nooten) Back Door taken from their 1986 album "Medusa" that was requested from a fan in exchange for a contribution to our last album "III" fundraiser campaign in 2014. The second track is a collaboration between italian band Hidden Place and Handful of Snowdrops initiated by Hidden Place back early 2012. A slightly edited version appeared on their "Novecento" album released at the end of the same year.


released March 15, 2016

Back Door - music and lyrics, Clan of Xymox 1986 (released 2016)
Between the Devil and the Blue Sea - Music Hidden Place and Handful of Snowdrops, lyrics Handful of Snowdrops. (released 2012)
Both tracks produced by Handful of Snowdrops


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Handful of Snowdrops Quebec, Québec

Handful of Snowdrops is a postwave band from Quebec City, Canada, with the most dedicated fanbase any artist could dream of. HoS is could probably be the biggest small and unknown independent band in the world! :D
Active between 1984 and 1993, HoS returned with 'III' in 2015 and have a whole new album coming for 2018.
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Track Name: Back Door
Lyrics - Clan of Xymox 1986
Track Name: Hidden Place and Handful of Snowdrops - Between the Devil and the Blue Sea (with Hidden Place)
Jean-Pierre Mercier / 2012

Between the Devil and the Blue Sea
Tomorrow will have us on our knees
Before the sun goes down on it
For yearning some justice we're too late
Rest all cases, this is our fate
Our minds open then shut again

Here it comes...
Silent terrors and eerie calm
Before the thunder, the quiet one
That feeds on anger like beating drums
In one last letter
Here it comes...
Rogues and traitors we drop the bomb
The perfect murder, we can't hold on
Today I leave her, before I'm gone
She demands an answer
Here it comes...

Behind the clouds where darkness lays
Darker than the darker days
A flow of light we can't sustain
Between the Devil and the Blue Sea
Abandon ship and throw the key
Before the tide is up again

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