The Ballad of Mr. Maurice

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This is the ballad of M. Maurice
A once good standing man, but it went bad
And now he’s lonesome

He had a wonderful wife
Golden sunshine always smiling to the world
But she didn’t love him anymore 2x

She couldn’t tell the truths to his eyes
Spread rumors and started telling lies
Destroyed the reputation of M. Maurice
M. Maurice - upset at this man and his malicious practices
“M. Maurice always beats his wife”
“Protect you children from M. Maurice’s desire”

She wakes up in the middle of the night
Howling hellcat with her demon eyes
Like a snake in the grass
Her facial contortions make her look bad
When she tells to the world
That it’s he, M. Maurice, M. Maurice, M. Maurice

This is the ballad of M. Maurice
Exiled from his friends and his family
Wandering the dusty backstreet of Paris
No one would ever listen to his side of the story

credits

from Far Too Expensive, released August 22, 2015
Performed and written by Milan Heil

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Whisky & Rhymes Berlin, Germany

Whisky and Rhymes spawned in the depths of a smokey underground den, hidden in the meanest, toughest neighbourhood back- streets of Berlin. But together these 5 missfits found that by playing songs together they could lull their audience into a trance-like state. So they hired scruffy neighbourhood children to pick the pockets of the unsuspecting onlookers. ... more

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