Sept. 2015 New Single to radio- Leave Me There

08-Oct-2015 Darren Colston is a Multi-Award Winning singer-songwriter, very much in the Troubadour mould. His emotive songs, delivered in fine voice, are unmistakeably Australian, unmistakeably Country and unmistakeably “Darren Colston”.


From Darren's  forthcoming original album, “Happiness Tree”, comes the track, Leave Me There. The song was inspired by events that began in 2007, when the remains of 399 Australian and British soldiers, killed in battle in World War 1, were found in an unmarked pit near the battlefields of Fromelles, in France.



At the time there was much debate as to whether the bodies should be dug up, identified and possibly repatriated, or should they be left alone. Many people weighed into the debate. In Darren's  words, “There were many opinions on the subject but I always wondered what the Diggers themselves would say, if only we could ask them.” Written by Darren, this powerful song is one possible point of view of one of those Diggers. 


“Season after season I've been lying here in France. And through a hundred years my soul has learned to dance.” 





 

 


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