Shine on Silver Sun

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"Shine on Silver Sun"
Single by Strawbs
from the album Hero and Heroine
B-side "And Wherefore"
Released 7 September 1973 (1973-09-07)
Format 7"
Genre progressive rock
Length 2:46
Label A&M
Writer(s) Dave Cousins
Strawbs singles chronology
"Part of the Union"
"Shine on Silver Sun"
"Hero and Heroine"
Hero and Heroine track listing
"Just Love"
"Shine on Silver Sun"
"Hero and Heroine"

"Shine on Silver Sun" is a song by English band Strawbs featured on their 1974 album Hero and Heroine. It is written by Dave Cousins and was intended as a "come-back" single after the post-"Part of the Union" band split. The single was a minor success peaking at number 34 in the UK Singles Chart.


The B-side track "And Wherefore" is a band composition, not released on any studio album. It forms the second part of the composite song "Why and Wherefore" which appears on the compilation/rarities album Halcyon Days.



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