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Maria (Single)

by Francesca Blanchard

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"'Maria' is a song I wrote for a benefit concert for Puerto Rico and the devastating aftermath of Hurricane Maria. It is a love song, written from the point of view of an island, to a woman named Maria."
– Francesca

All net profits for this single will be donated to hurricane relief efforts in Puerto Rico.

Lyrics:

Maria, I had heard your name
But I just thought you’d be the same
As all the women I had known before

Maria, with your coal black eyes
Girl, you had me mesmerized
Saw you coming from a mile away

Heard you might be passing through
So I wrote a love song just for you
Even though I knew that you were wild

Wasn’t til I saw you near
Thrashing through the atmosphere
Knew that I’d be hurting for a while

Now all my dreams have drowned
You turned my world around
You and your twisted crown
Queen of the lost and found

You blew my home away
Everything has changed
I’ll never be the same
As the day you came

Just like a hurricane...

Maria, I was so naïve
Careless, dancing in the breeze
You didn’t make it easy
Now I am an island on my knees
And your kiss, a brutal memory

Heard you might be passing through
So I wrote a love song just for you
Even though I knew that you were wild

Wasn’t til I saw you near
Thrashing through the atmosphere
Knew that I’d be hurting for a while

Now all my dreams have drowned
You turned my world around
You and your twisted crown
Queen of the lost and found

You blew my home away
Everything has changed
I’ll never be the same
As the day you came

Just like a hurricane...
Just like a hurricane...
Just like a hurricane...


Produced/mixed/mastered by Christopher Hawthorn (www.christopherhawthornmusic.com)

Vocals by Francesca Blanchard
Guitar by Bob Wagner

Music & Lyrics by Francesca Blanchard

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released January 2, 2018

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Francesca Blanchard Burlington, Vermont

Francesca Blanchard is a singer and songwriter currently living in Burlington, VT.

Francesca’s early years were spent in the south of France where she was raised in a bilingual household by her French father and American mother. Francesca’s family settled in Vermont when she was 10 years old.

Francesca is currently finishing the production of her 2nd album, which she plans to release in 2019.
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Track Name: Maria
Maria, I had heard your name
But I just thought you’d be the same
As all the women I had known before

Maria, with your coal black eyes
Girl, you had me mesmerized
Saw you coming from a mile away

Heard you might be passing through
So I wrote a love song just for you
Even though I knew that you were wild

Wasn’t til I saw you near
Thrashing through the atmosphere
Knew that I’d be hurting for a while

Now all my dreams have drowned
You turned my world around
You and your twisted crown
Queen of the lost and found

You blew my home away
Everything has changed
I’ll never be the same
As the day you came

Just like a hurricane...

Maria, I was so naïve
Careless, dancing in the breeze
You didn’t make it easy
Now I am an island on my knees
And your kiss, a brutal memory

Heard you might be passing through
So I wrote a love song just for you
Even though I knew that you were wild

Wasn’t til I saw you near
Thrashing through the atmosphere
Knew that I’d be hurting for a while

Now all my dreams have drowned
You turned my world around
You and your twisted crown
Queen of the lost and found

You blew my home away
Everything has changed
I’ll never be the same
As the day you came

Just like a hurricane...
Just like a hurricane...
Just like a hurricane...

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