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Silver Pillow

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So I got me a new geetar the other week.

Named her Lala, obviously. Seemed kind of appropriate - she wears a faded gold dress and is full of chunes and mischiefs.

This is our first effort together. It was meant to be a love song. It still is, I suppose, of a sort…

But it’s also a cautionary tale.

It’s a bit like your old Nanna used tell you:

Do NOT f*ck with the fairy-folk (neither figuratively nor literally)


Silver Pillow - A A J Russe

I would not be averse
To spend an hour with you
Watching you take off
Your fairy-wings
Rest my eye upon your
Soft and naked skin
Beneath your trailing willow
Moonlight on your silver pillow

I’ll eat your apple
If you offer it to me
Touch your magic cup
And drain the wine
Pin my future on
The ecstacies you bring
Beneath the trailing willow
Kisses on your silver pillow

The wicker basket
That you fashioned for my heart
Your silken sheets
That bind me as I sleep
I never dreamt how I
Would end up in your arms
Beneath your weeping willow
Dry bones on your silver pillow

Wear it
Own this

Those who dream
Like me

Those who dream
Here
Just like me

Those who dream
Here
Never will wake up

Copyright (C) 2020 A A J Russe. All Rights Reserved.

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H R Music said

Great piece.

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James Michael Taylor said

WoW! Rock me, dude! Love the imagery.

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Kris King said

Love this !

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Sister Savage said

Oosh.

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Sister Savage said

*double take*

Guest said

Wowza! Kudos to the nice work from the man behind the curtain :) acoustic57

Guest said

Hooooly Moses yes please

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calmlikerye said

This is great! What starts out as a super solid guitar riff turns out to be the start of an inventive arrangement and tasty guitar playing. Your voice is interesting too, and made better by the fact that you're clearly feeling it!

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Radio Roswell said

great riff. So clean ! rock it

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Wrinkled Shirt said

Love the way you got that Guitar tuned up, She sounds fine af:) Great song, masterful production/arrangement!

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Andrew Russe said

Hahahahahah - I fell off my chair laughing when I saw your comment, Greg :)

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Greg Connor said

EXCELLENT! Reminds me of a blow up doll my friend once had. Everything you ever wanted.

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Pat Bondy said

Lala sounds bright and lovely and a little mischievous... Your comments on tracks are always appreciated! And your tunes are super easy to enjoy :)

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Paul Matthews said

Thanks for your latest round of positive comments, Andrew. Really most appreciated. Have access to unbelievable range of sound libraries etc and looking to try them all at the moment!!!

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sammymann123 said

Apple eatin magic cup touchin all wetted up in drained wine! Nothing says love better than that. Always a pleasure to hear your goods Sir Russe!

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Paul Matthews said

Hey, really love the feel of this track.....and Lala is sounding pretty damn awesome too!!

Guest said

Lala has got off to a winning start! Great lyrics for Halloween and beyond... and awesome tune and beat as ever. LAC

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Colleen Dillon said

Lala sounds awesome! Really like the feel of this one... your lyrics mesmerizing

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thetworegs said

Have you been indulging in the carnival row......excellent as always

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oldfolks2 said

She sounds like a mean ole gal ..... She's drove you to your darker side ..... Love it ... Good on ya Lala .....

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