In Beauty's Ditch

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Words by Jerry Leger / Music by Andrew Barker

lyrics

In Beauty's Ditch (Leger)
The make up smears
The monster builds the fears
The imagination steers
In beauty's ditch

The day will walk again
In tomorrow's clothes and Stetson
Looking for a bargain
In beauty's ditch

Cigarette smoke
A rich man's joke
The beggar provoked
In beauty's ditch

Fidget with the key
Motel with one vacancy
Too drunk to dream
In beauty's ditch

Fly on the wall
Stalker on a call
Cinderella is having a ball
In beauty's ditch

Shooting up in the dark
Never missing the mark
Feast or starve
In beauty's ditch

Rock 'n' roll shoes
Honky tonk blues
Howling at the moves
In beauty's ditch

How did it get so loud
Accident gets the biggest crowd
Killing to stay proud
In beauty's ditch

credits

from Don't Lose Your Beauty, track released November 18, 2016
Jerry Leger: voice
Alan Zemaitis: piano/organ
Dan Mock: bass/guitar/percussion
Julian Nalli: sax
Andrew Barker: guitar
Kyle Sullivan: drums
Aaron Comeau: electric piano/piano/organ/drums
Jason Kenemy: electric piano/piano
Wesley Allen: electric piano/drums
Nichol Robertson: guitar/organ
Jesse Boxer-Meyrowitz: bass

Recorded live off the floor Friday September 30th, 2016
at The Trailer, Toronto, Canada
Engineered by Aaron Comeau, assisted by Wesley Allen
Mixed by Aaron Comeau
Mastered by James Paul

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The Bop Fi's Toronto, Ontario

A mixture of poetry and jazz, spearheaded by singer-songwriter, Jerry Leger. Concept is a branch out from the spontaneous rock 'n' roll collective, The Del Fi's. 'Don't Lose Your Beauty' was recorded live in the studio Friday September 30th, 2016 in the East End of Toronto. ... more

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