''This is the album which helped me survive my adolescence... when Melody Fair painted a romantic and innocence in love, and how my life was really taking place In The Morning, and of course; how First Of May helped me to realise I’ve grown, lamenting about the time “when I was small, and Christmas trees were small..”, although I’d never really seen a Christmas tree before.
That made the whole idea so magical, and and in my youthful hunger for acceptance and understanding I also wrote a song entitled “First of May”, for a misplaced relationship. So this album and in particular this song brings back real bittersweet memories.
These days I rather think of this day as the 1st Day of May.... if that can somehow dull the senses somewhat. But it is what it is, and this is a day of reprieve for labor, both menial and emotional. Happy Labor Day!''
Sarah Brightman - First of May