I made wine from the lilac tree The song has since been recorded by many artists including Eartha Kitt, Nina Simone, Helen Merrill, Elkie Brooks, Katie Melua, Jeff Buckley, Clare Maguire, Jeff Beck, Fanny Ardant, John Legend, Miley Cyrus, Emily Keener, The Cinematic Orchestra, Lady Rizo, and Ana Moura. The only artist to have major chart success with the song was Elkie Brooks in 1978 and the song remains closely associated with her, especially in the UK and Europe. Isn't that she, coming near here Where's my love? Listen to me And do things I never should do "Lilac Wine" is a song written by James Shelton (lyrics and music) in 1950. Was hypnotized by a strange delight. I lost myself on a cool damp night. "Lilac Wine" has been recorded by a number of artists including Eartha Kitt (1953), Helen Merrill in her album Helen Merrill with Strings (1955), Judy Henske on her debut, self-titled album (1963), Nina Simone on her album Wild Is the Wind (1966), Elkie Brooks (1978) and Jeff Buckley on his album Grace (1994). Why is everything so hazy on Amazon Music Unlimited (ad) "Lilac Wine". [Verse 1] Put my heart in its recipe Jeff Beck played a solo in the version included on Emotion & Commotion (2010) with vocals by Imelda May. Like my love Lilac Wine Lyrics: I lost myself on a cool damp night / I gave myself in that misty light / Was hypnotized by a strange delight under a lilac tree / I made wine from the lilac tree / Put my heart in [Verse] Em I lost myself on a cool damp night C Gave myself in that misty light D7 Am Was hypnotized by a strange delight D7 Em Under a lilac tree Em I made wine from the lilac tree C Put my LILAC WINE CHORDS by Miley Cyrus @ Ultimate-Guitar.Com The song focuses on the blissful oblivion achieved by becoming intoxicated. Miley Cyrus Lyrics. Its inspiration was a line in the 1925 novel Sorrow in Sunlight (published in America as Prancing Nigger) by Ronald Firbank, in which the main character, Miami Mouth, circulates through a party "offering a light, lilac wine, sweet and heady". Under a lilac tree. When I think more than I ought to think It also appears on Katie Melua's debut studio album Call Off the Search (2003). I, I feel unready for my love, No Tears Left To Cry (BBC Radio 1 Live Lounge), Take It to the Limit - BBC Radio 1 Live Lounge, You’re Gonna Make Me Lonesome When You Go, Summertime Sadness - BBC Radio 1 Live Lounge. [Verse 4] It was introduced by Hope Foye in the short-lived theater musical revue, Dance Me a Song. Lilac wine is sweet and heady I gave myself in that misty light. Isn't that she, or am I just going crazy, dear? Was hypnotized by a strange delight under a lilac tree Where's my love? Lilac wine is sweet and heady "Miley Cyrus 'Lilac Wine': Singer Releases Cover Of James Shelton's 1950s Classic", "The Official Charts Company - "Lilac Wine" - Elkie Brooks", Dream Brother: The Lives and Music of Jeff and Tim Buckley, Dream Brother: The Songs of Tim and Jeff Buckley, https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Lilac_Wine&oldid=987083282, Pages using infobox song with unknown parameters, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License, Bearsville Recording Studio, Woodstock, NY (Fall 1993), This page was last edited on 4 November 2020, at 20:24. I made wine from the lilac tree. Play "Lilac Wine". [4] It was later included on her 1981 album Pearls. Like my love The Jeff Buckley version was used as background music in the 2006 French film Tell No One. "Lilac Wine" is a song written by James Shelton (lyrics and music) in 1950. Listen me, I cannot see clearly I drink much more that I ought to drink Lilac wine, I feel unready [1] It was released as a single in 2010 by American singer Jordyn Jackson. It makes me see what I want to see and be who I want to be The lyrics form a narrative of heartache at losing a lover and taking solace from wine made from a lilac tree. [Verse 3] [Verse 2] Where's my love? Barb Jungr recorded a version for her 2008 tribute album to Nina Simone, Just Like a Woman. I gave myself in that misty light I lost myself on a cool damp night Because it brings me back you Lilac wine is sweet and heady [2] Miley Cyrus released it as a video in 2012, as part of her YouTube series, Backyard Sessions[3]. 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