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our single 'Dolores' is about a mysterious accordion player.


Out from a case lined with soft purple memories/Fingers that push up and down with a painless ease/She with the skills and the stars marked repeatedly/Dolores stands with me/
Forty-one keys lying there keep her company/
Loses her place and her face shows uncertainty
Eyes big as eggs scan the crowd for some sympathy/
Dolores stands with me/

Dolores stands with me now/Wiping the sweat from my brow/
My wrists still ache from twisting/The weight is more than I can manage/But I don’t have that much to complain of/Dolores would have kept pressing harder/
Dolores speaks to me now/Time has passed and with it her know how/Lovely polkas lonely pages/
Rows of students in their cages/A signature to prove their progress/A star to mark the test well taken/
Dolores were you ever shaken?/

She works very hard with her hands making melodies/
She moves the air with a mind for a masterpiece/
Dropping her book falling down on her slender knees/
Dolores stands with me/Back in a day when the world turned with dignity/
Squeezing her instrument/eyes closed in rhapsody/
She with skills and the stars marked repeatedly/
Dolores stands with me


released April 23, 2013
Lyrics written by Marjie Preston
Music written by Enya Preston
Vocals, banjo and guitar by Annie Preston
Accordion, keys, drums, bass and tamborine by Enya Preston
Copyright 2013 by Tacky Little Hatshop



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Tacky Little Hatshop fuses manic keyboard, acoustic guitar, and jungle drums to create a strange yet comforting blend of space folk (think Feist meets Tom Waits).

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