Simple Jayne (with morning blackbirds)

by Russell Jeanes & Catherine Hershey

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A song about a shy girl.

Russell Jeanes & Catherine Hershey discovered each other through Soundcloud, and liked each others songs so much they worked on some tracks together.

Russ wrote the songs in a Yorskhire wood, and Catherine lives in Paris.
Thanks so much for listening..


I once met a girl,
she chose slowly
…what she told me

we talked for a while,
…she said something
but then nothing,
..lips moved no words came

hides in her thoughts,
what she feels,
can’t be said,
they’re just her thoughts,
shes frightened others feel the same,
then she wont be unique again,
… just simple jayne.

with lapwing she plays
and humms slowly
….for him only …

whatever she plays
the bird smothers, with feathers
no words can away

hides in wood groves,
with eyes never painted,
fringe grown past nose.
afraid if others hear her words,
her deepest thoughts wont be just hers
shes hiding words

I once met a girl she chose slowly what she told me.


released March 1, 2014
Words & Music: Russell Jeanes.
Voice: Catherine Hershey



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