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A Man Riding a Donkey

from Defined is Confined by Selina Boland

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I was a princess crying in a dungeon
Shackles tied to my feet
I feared the dragon and all his allies
He had sent to capture me
I hung my head
Ooh who would rescue me?
Ooh a man riding a donkey
Every night was cold and dark
I couldn’t see a thing at all
Except for a sliver of the crescent moon
That shone through a crack in the wall
And I laid my head there
Ooh who would love me?
Ooh a man riding a donkey
Then one morning I awoke
To the sound of a breaking chain
I peeked through the crack in the wall
At the forest with the narrow lane
And I raised my head
Ooh he came to rescue me
Ooh a man riding a donkey
Ooh he came to love me
Ooh a man riding a donkey.


from Defined is Confined, released August 6, 2011
Words and music by Selina Boland. Recorded by Rick Hollett at Stagehouse. Produced by Selina Boland and Christian Johansen.


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Selina Boland St. John'S, Newfoundland and Labrador

Selina Boland describes her music as “Folk-Pop with a touch of the Atlantic Ocean Breeze”. She is a free-spirited, passionate singer/songwriter performing poetic and storytelling songs with her acoustic guitar. Her personal and meaningful songs invite listeners to suspend their realities into her lyrics and haunting melodies. ... more

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