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#1125335 - 03/14/17 05:00 AM Roseberry Garden  
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Roseberry Garden
words and music by C. Stewart (Jan 17, 2017)


We picked a rose or two
I fell in love with you
Butterflies photographed our kiss

You broke my heart in two
Walked off with someone new
Who knew it would end like this

Fingers of sunlight in Roseberry Garden
How long's it take for the cement to harden
Fingers of sunlight in Roseberry Garden

Angels saw you die
So did I
I sang this lullaby to you

Blood on my fingers
And blood on my shoes
I sang this lullaby of death to you

Fingers of sunlight in Roseberry Garden
How long's it take for the cement to harden
Fingers of sunlight in Roseberry Garden

Love dies in so many ways
There's so many shades of blue

Fingers of sunlight in Roseberry Garden
How long's it take for the cement to harden
Fingers of sunlight in Roseberry Garden

Who knew
Who knew it would end like this
Who knew
Who knew it would end like this

#1125360 - 03/14/17 02:36 PM Re: Roseberry Garden [Re: Calvin]  
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Ya gotta cool one here Calvin.Sounds like slithers of Syd Barrett.Mike

#1125361 - 03/14/17 02:47 PM Re: Roseberry Garden [Re: Calvin]  
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This reminds me of mad world, https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=4N3N1MlvVc4

I like your use of pauses and silence.

Maybe a tad Lucy in the sky with diamonds too?

#1125378 - 03/14/17 07:26 PM Re: Roseberry Garden [Re: Calvin]  
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"Love dies in so many ways
There's so many shades of blue"

Nice Calvin smile

#1125389 - 03/15/17 04:47 AM Re: Roseberry Garden [Re: Calvin]  
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Hello Mike,


Thanks a lot for taking the time to stop & listen, much appreciated.


Calvin


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#1125421 - 03/15/17 01:02 PM Re: Roseberry Garden [Re: Calvin]  
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Hello Trent,


Thanks for giving this the time of day.


Calvin


http://www.soundclick.com/bands/0/calvinstewart

#1125439 - 03/15/17 03:51 PM Re: Roseberry Garden [Re: Calvin]  
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Hi Martin,


Thanks for the spin, I certainly appreciate it.
Have a good evening.


Calvin


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#1125508 - 03/17/17 02:47 PM Re: Roseberry Garden [Re: Calvin]  
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Very high on the Deliciously Creepy Scale, Calvin! smile

Ricki

#1125534 - 03/18/17 01:48 PM Re: Roseberry Garden [Re: Calvin]  
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Hello Ricki,

Thank you for dropping in.

Calvin


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#1125549 - 03/19/17 12:47 AM Re: Roseberry Garden [Re: Calvin]  
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Calvin,

This is a crazily haunting tune, with some awesome lines. The "Hmmmm" at the end of the chorus is creepy, and adds to the mood. Well done and enjoyed the listen.

#1125563 - 03/19/17 01:31 PM Re: Roseberry Garden [Re: Calvin]  
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Hello Deej,


Thanks a bunch for giving this a few minutes of your day, much appreciated.


Calvin


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#1125872 - 03/28/17 02:24 AM Re: Roseberry Garden [Re: Calvin]  
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Wha's in the cement, Calvin!!??

Has that Edgar A. Poe creepiness to this....but really good. This is definitely my fav. (for now)
I really like this one.
-Tom

#1125896 - 03/28/17 12:29 PM Re: Roseberry Garden [Re: Calvin]  
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Hi Calvin,

Oh my, this is CREEEEPY good!
When you open a Calvin song, you just NEVER know what to expect! smile
That one line about angels saw you die/so did I ... that is really something, in the world of spooky!

Lisa

#1125897 - 03/28/17 12:31 PM Re: Roseberry Garden [Re: Calvin]  
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Love this line: "Blood on my fingers
And blood on my shoes
I sang this lullaby of death to you

#1125933 - 03/28/17 09:05 PM Re: Roseberry Garden [Re: Calvin]  
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Hello Tom,


THANKS a bunch for taking a few minutes, I appreciate it !

Calvin


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#1125939 - 03/28/17 10:02 PM Re: Roseberry Garden [Re: Calvin]  
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Calvin,

Very cool indeed. I just like how the words flow, I gave up years ago trying to understand what you really mean anyway. You are a "surreal lyrical fragment artist." I'm kidding you a bit, as I do get some of what you say. But if your style of lyrics or music for that matter were easily understood, it would lose it's appeal.....

(As far as how long it takes "cement" to harden--actually portland cement is an additive and incorrectly used to call concrete--"cement." As for how long, It depends on the portland cement/water ratio to the concrete mix & relative humidity along with ambient temperature--2-3 hours on an average summer day, slower if you add a "retarder" to the mix). Okay, I was a Decorative Concrete contractor for a few years.

steady-eddie.

#1125957 - 03/29/17 05:09 AM Re: Roseberry Garden [Re: Calvin]  
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Hi Lisa,


Good to see you & THANKS for taking the time to listen & comment, much appreciated.


Calvin


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#1125992 - 03/29/17 03:24 PM Re: Roseberry Garden [Re: Calvin]  
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Hi Blake,


THANKS for tuning in.


Calvin


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#1125993 - 03/29/17 04:40 PM Re: Roseberry Garden [Re: Calvin]  
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Hi Calvin,

The soft "almost" country sound you get here reminds me of Lambchop a bit, my favorite Nashville based Indie band.

I love the atonal soundtrack-y bits as well. You seem to religiously go with your lyrics, letting the music take you where they lead, and I love the results.

Mike


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Fortune depends on the tone of your voice

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from the album "Casanova" (1996)
#1126031 - 03/30/17 05:48 PM Re: Roseberry Garden [Re: Calvin]  
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Hello Eddie,

Always good to have you pop in, THANKS for the kind words, an some GREAT cement info !!!!!


Calvin


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#1126056 - 03/31/17 02:03 PM Re: Roseberry Garden [Re: Calvin]  
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Hi Mike,


I know with all my flaws I could be real easy to pick apart, so......thanks for the kind words, I sure appreciate it.
Have a good weekend.


Calvin


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#1126057 - 03/31/17 04:40 PM Re: Roseberry Garden [Re: Calvin]  
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Yep. Sounds like you, Calvin.
My favourite part:

Blood on my fingers
And blood on my shoes
I sang this lullaby of death to you

Vic


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#1126110 - 04/02/17 04:37 AM Re: Roseberry Garden [Re: Calvin]  
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Hello Vic,


Good to see you in here.
THANKS for giving this one a spin, much appreciated.

Calvin


http://www.soundclick.com/bands/0/calvinstewart

#1126521 - 04/12/17 01:50 PM Re: Roseberry Garden [Re: Calvin]  
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A unique song of love misery and goodbye Calvin
You have lifted the gloom of a miserable day !
Travis


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#1126530 - 04/12/17 07:47 PM Re: Roseberry Garden [Re: Calvin]  
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Hello Travis,


T H A N K S for stopping by to listen, much appreciated.


Calvin


http://www.soundclick.com/bands/0/calvinstewart

#1127081 - 04/26/17 10:59 PM Re: Roseberry Garden [Re: Calvin]  
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Loved this Calvin, the way the music is sad and inviting and the words raise the hair on the back of your neck, but it is compelling and makes me want to read it over again. I think you have made something special, I agree with the "Poe" comparison, it is beautiful in a scary way.....I had to go looking for this, it came on after a song of yours I was listening to and I must say, this is one of my favorites of yours!

Tammy


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#1127105 - 04/27/17 02:04 PM Re: Roseberry Garden [Re: Calvin]  
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Hi Tammy,


Thank you so much for the kind words, very much appreciated.


Calvin


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