Polyester Rose

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lyrics

The Trouble
'Polyester Rose'
Copyright 2015
Marc Jeffares

Kick your fancy shoes off on the floor
You don't need them anymore
I know you think of me as home
Don't you Polyester Rose?

You've been to Italy and Spain
Drank fistfuls of Asian rain
Tonight you'll drink wine with a ghost
Won't you Polyester Rose?

Your heart is tangled up in doubt
Confusin' the future with a dream of The South
You can't make love on the telephone
Can you Polyester Rose?

Polyester Rose, it's just the way it goes
We've got nothin' to prove
I know I've said that no one's gotta win but someone's gotta lose
I've also said there are so many ways to say the truth

And I'll say it again
It matters where you go, not where you've been
Don't blame the mountain for the rollin' stone
Don't do it Polyester Rose

As I watch the leaves fall from the trees
You're somewhere bringin' in The Spring
I feel the seasons in my bones
I'm full of doom; I'm full of hope

I know I left you out there on the road
Stranded in the moment and alone
Well, I guess I blame myself
When you've seen heaven life is hell

I picked up all my things off of the floor
And I walked right out that door
But I don't want to be alone
Forgive me Polyester Rose

credits

from LOVE RULES THE WORLD, released October 10, 2015
The Trouble:
Marc Jeffares - Vocals, Guitar, Harmonica
Sam Kaplan-Good - Drums
Jeff Krider - Bass
Chris Parreira - Guitar
Issa Stemler - Rhodes

Plus:
Erik Clampitt - Pedal Steel
Ari Davie - Trumpet
Anwyn Halliday - Trumpet

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The Trouble Eureka, California

Love, indeed, rules the world; and as Northern California rock group The Trouble muses in their debut album, sometimes love rules the world with an iron fist.

Behind the redwood curtain of the Pacific Northwest, the band writes and records in a converted Victorian era carriage house, communing with familiar ghosts of Americana.
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