The Ballad of Abbie Merrill

Story Behind The Song

I think I answered that one.

Song Description

A combo of dreams and memories put together in a cinematic attempt at a song.

Song Length 7:07 Genre Rock - Psychedelic, Rock - Alternative
Tempo Slow (71 - 90) Lead Vocal Male Vocal
Mood Disturbed, Heartbreaking Subject Dysfunctional Relations, Lies
Similar Artists The Afghan Whigs, Faith No More Language English
Era 2000 and later

Lyrics

He walked in to her party
On the arms of someone else
He told her she looked pretty
As he studied the books on her shelf
A dark-eyed handsome stranger
Look-away smile gets to the bone.
Too many drinks, she feels lonely
The party's over but she's not alone
The art of stealing boyfriends
Unconfused, she knows what she wants.

Abbie Merrill is in love with a man she can't have
Abbie Merrill wants hers to be the hand he has
Abbie Merrill is in love again, again, again.

He had a dream like a Japanese movie
She rode his bike on the handlebars
Hero sunlight smiled on the campus
He'll always feel her ribbons and her rings
Too much beauty, too much to take in
Just like a scene from "Late Spring."
She's still out there taking what she wants
The promise of love falls from her lips
She'll turn you head and kiss your ear
Love makes her wander and never true.

Abbie Merrill is in love with a man she can't have
Abbie Merrill wants hers to be the hand he has
Abbie Merrill is on love again, again, again.

She'll turn your head and kiss your ear

Lyrics Chris DeMay Music West of Rome
Producer West of Rome Publisher Prairie Wind Howl Music, ASCAP
Performance Marc Alberts--vocal, piano, Chris DeMay--guitars, Dan Kennedy--guitars, Tom Cox--bass, Andrew Beaumond--drums Label Whack-A-Doo Records
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