Song Commentary

Sunshine of Your Love

Written by Pete Brown / Jack Bruce / Eric Clapton

Cover of Cream Sunshine of your Love

Where would modern blues/rock, and British blues as well, be without this legendary Cream riff? It just begs for a cover version, so we duly oblige. Rumour has it that the distinctive bass riff was developed after attending a Hendrix concert. The song uses a minor pentatonic scale with an added flattened fifth note: i.e. – the “common blues progression”. Unlike typical rock drumming, the drum pattern here emphasises beats one and three.


[Video Clip]

Check out the rest of our website for information about Riff Diamond, our band members, what we are doing and all our music. We would love for you to join our mailing list and we will even send you a free track download to express our thanks.

Join our mailing list and receive an exclusive, limited edition version of our original song "Love Hate", featuring a guest artist, as a mark of our appreciation. Just click the button below and fill in the very short form and we will do the rest.

Mailing List