Mike Silver - Pollyanna


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Pollyanna. 'Ku Séma’

It took me nearly half my life to find her but when I did, I had put searching on hold, luckily for me not permanently!

Recorded by Mark Ellis at Propagation House Studios, North Tamerton Devon.
Produced by Steve Cooksey and Mike Silver for Faymus Recordings 2000



© Faymusic Publishing Written and composed by Mike Silver

When Pollyanna gets the blues
She starts talking about good news
Silk dresses and brand new shoes to buy
You won’t see that girl cry
Tho’ she might have to close her eyes sometimes

Anna know what true love means
And honesty is all she need
With time and space to enough
To breathe a sigh
She’ll always find a smile
Oh there’s something in that girls’s style

Can’t you see Pollyanna he’s drawn to your name
Something like moth and candle flame
‘Cept you’d never let him burn away
No you’d never let him fall

When Pollyanna gets too low
You won’t ever see her let it show
Thinks she’ll get better if nobody knows she tried
She’ll never run and hide
She just cuts your blues down to size

Oh Pollyanna I’m drawn to your name
Something like a moth and a candle flame
‘Cept you’d never let me burn away
No you’d never let me fall

When Pollyanna gets the blues
She starts taking about good news

Percussion: Steve Cooksey
Backing vocals: Fiona Simpson and Mike
Acc. guitars: Mike


from Mike Silver - Alchemy, released March 26, 2019


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