Violeta smiles

by our blanket skies

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inspired by a little girl called Violeta and the big ashcloud that came over from Iceland and disrupted the international air traffic for days.


Violeta smiles
written and performed by mats regen

so many ladies
are sitting on their bags to change their babies
and the other passengers they seem to be on edge
they never had the time to wait around
and now they're bound to the ground
that's out-of-date
but it's the case
the planes don't fly today

but Violeta smiles
And everyone around her falls in love with life
the businessmen forget about their flyer miles
and suddenly enjoy to waste their time
like an ashcloud in the sky

now it's monday
and still the flight controllers take a nap on the runway
they never had the time for that but now they
enjoy the privilege of the fools and think in some way
they should do this more often on their own

Violeta smiles
And everyone around her falls in love with life
The dogs are dancing tango with the postman's wife
and suddenly enjoy to feel alive
like an ashcloud in the sky

when it gets dark the children go to sleep
but not this girl
She keeps on twirling through the airport
chasing sunsets looking brighter than before


released December 24, 2011



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our blanket skies Berlin, Germany

this odd but gentle troubadour and storyteller who is aka "our blanket skies" is fond of tragedies, especially the ones that make you smile afterwards. the funny little creatures in his songs include monsters, vampires, magic dragons and little girls dancing at airports. Some are silly but pretty enjoyable to sing along with.

the singer and his muse Uku Lilli currently reside in Berlin.
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