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Ella Brown

from by Moss & Jones

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  • Compact Disc (CD) + Digital Album

    Signed CDs in a matte finish cardboard case; price includes immediate download of lyric sheet and poster in addition to all tracks so you can listen while you wait for your CD to arrive!

    Includes unlimited streaming of Amateur Astronomy via the free Bandcamp app, plus high-quality download in MP3, FLAC and more.
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Instruments: soprano ukulele, mandolin, melodica

lyrics

I first saw her at a party across a crowded room.
Glass in hand, and booming laugh, and a beautiful costume:
Ella wore a navy dress with stars spilled down the front;
with bright red hair and walking boots she looked so confident.

(Chorus)
Oh Ella Brown with your hair so bright; your hips so round and your head held high; beauty wrapped in eloquence; Ella Brown I loved you once.

Ella let me follow her; disciple, or a pet; not a lover, not as such; not ready for all that yet. I spent my time in awe of her but she rarely let me close. I told myself I didn't care; it was all experience.

(Chorus)

We walked under the stars one night, the milky way a blur. I had a weight lodged on my chest and passed it onto her. I asked her if she felt for me the way I felt inside. She said, "my dear, I never have. But nor have I ever lied."

Sometimes you love. Sometimes you lose. Sometimes you learn.
Sometimes you love. Sometimes you lose. Sometimes you learn.

Chorus x 3, third time finishes with "oh Ella Brown I THOUGHT I loved you once."

credits

from Amateur Astronomy, released June 28, 2015
Song: Ruth Moss
Arrangement: Moss & Jones

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Moss & Jones Merseyside, UK

The folk-inspired duo Moss & Jones consists of Ruth Moss & Marc Jones, a multi-instrumental musical couple (just married!) from Merseyside!

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