Cobblestone Runway

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Cobblestone Runway
Studio album by Ron Sexsmith
Released November 2, 2002
Genre Rock
Length 44:08
Label Nettwerk
Ron Sexsmith chronology
Blue Boy
(2001)
Cobblestone Runway
(2002)
Retriever
(2004)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4.5/5 stars[1]

Cobblestone Runway is a 2002 album from Canadian singer-songwriter Ron Sexsmith. The album also features a second version of the song "Gold in Them Hills" as a bonus, featuring a duet vocal with Coldplay's Chris Martin. Some printings of the album came with a second disc, a re-release of "Grand Opera Lane."

In 2011, Katie Melua released a single with a version of "Gold in Them Hills". It also opens her album Secret Symphony.

Track listing[edit]

All songs written by Ronald Eldon Sexsmith.

  1. "Former Glory" - 2:55
  2. "These Days" - 3:23
  3. "Least That I Can Do" - 4:26
  4. "God Loves Everyone" - 3:09
  5. "Disappearing Act" - 3:41
  6. "For a Moment There" - 3:04
  7. "Gold in Them Hills" - 3:34
  8. "Heart's Desire" - 4:20
  9. "Dragonfly on Bay Street" - 3:24
  10. "The Less I Know" - 4:13
  11. "Up the Road" - 2:54
  12. "Best Friends" - 1:53
  13. "You Cross My Mind" (Japanese Bonus Track)
  14. "Gold in Them Hills (Remix)" (featuring Chris Martin) - 3:40

Personnel[edit]

  • Ron Sexsmith – vocals, acoustic guitar, electric guitar, piano
  • Martin Terefe – producer, bass, synthetizers, hi-hats, backing vocals, marimbas
  • Glen Scott – Fender Rhodes, backing vocals
  • Christer Jansson – drums, percussion, brushes
  • Claes Bjorklund – noises, string machine, grooves, synth bass, vocoder, synthetizers, drums, piano, bass, Fender Rhodes, mirage operator, funk guitar
  • Andreas Olsson – bells, electronic grooves, noises
  • Kim Fleming – choir
  • George Pendergrass – choir
  • Chris Willis – choir
  • Steve Crawford – choir
  • Gale West – choir
  • David Davidson – violin, string arranger
  • David Angell – violin
  • Kristin Wilkinson – viola
  • John Catchings – cello
  • Chris Martin – vocals

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