The Damsel Diaries

by Bonnie Bordeaux

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Bonnie Bordeaux's debut EP, "The Damsel Diaries"

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released March 11, 2014

All Songs Written by Bonnie Bordeaux.
All Songs Produced by Chris "24" Dixon, with the exception of "How Come?" which was co-produced by Sharod "Virtuoso" Allen.
Engineered and Mixed by Chris "24" Dixon.
Mastered by Victorious Conde.
Released under 24thLevelMusic Independent Record Label.

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Bonnie Bordeaux Atlanta, Georgia

Gracing the world with her picturesque style and breathtaking voice, Bonnie Bordeaux is the perfect compilation of 1940's charm and modern attitude. Unmatched in style and grace, her sound offers listeners a fresh compilation of jazz and hip hop.

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Track Name: She's Here!
She's Here

Chorus:
(2x)
I will make you sing, I will make you dance/
Put you on your feet, something like a trance/
I will make you move, make you lose control/
Music for your heart, music for your soul


Verse One:

Bonnie Bordeaux born in 1926/
Many years ago but her soul is timeless/
She travels through the years, to grab hold of the ears/
Unraveling the fears, my dears/
(She's Here)
She's seen the days go from the foxtrot and the bebop/
To the high-tops and the reeboks/
To the mohawks and the hard rock/
She's heard the music go from Billy Jean to skinny jeans/
From horns & strings to beat machines/
(She's Here)
I know, it's hard to believe yes it is rather bizarre/
People don't just up and fall from the stars/
But use your imagination, listen with you heart/
(She's Here)

Chorus:
(2x)
I will make you sing, I will make you dance/
Put you on your feet, something like a trance/
I will make you move, make you lose control/
Music for your heart, music for your soul

Verse Two:

Now when you see her don't be alarmed/
She's not from this time, she's got vintage charm/
Wears full-length gloves on her arms/
And speaks in a funny language in her songs/
It goes… (scat break)/
She's classic and passionate/
Talented, nostalgic/
Got the whole package the music is magic/
Don't mean to toot her horn, but "beep-beep"… "beep-beep"… "beep-beep"/
I said
Don't mean to toot her horn, but "beep-beep"… "beep-beep"… "beep-beep"/

Oh she's here!
Bonnie Bordeaux is here
Bonnie B.
Bonnie B.
Bonnie B. is here
Track Name: Love & War (The Chase)
The Chase:

Verse One:

Here he comes, run as fast as I can, I gotta scram, from the hit-man, never look back/ Gotta go now, can't make a sound or he'll hound me down in my tracks/And catch me in the dark, and shoot me in the heart, and leave another scar, these memoirs of love and war/I'm a fragility, soon a casualty, and you'll be the death of me/Mr. Hitman, Mr. Hitman, please go away far away please let me be/(ooo-wah) I'm duckin' and dodgin', I'm gone you see/(ooh-wah) Just one shot and I'm gone indeed/ So before you bombard, I gotta guard the small part that's left in me/ If I camouflage with my broken heart maybe you won't see me/Roger that, 10-4, code red, don't surrender/Enemy, in pursuit, of my heart so tender

Chorus:
Can't catch me, can't catch me no, can't catch me can't catch me no

Girl what you runnin' from?/ You know that you can't never hide from love/ when it comes, when it comes, you can't run, you can't run, no

Can't catch me, can't catch me no, can't catch me can't catch me no


Verse Two
(Mojo):
My damsel in distress, look you can't run for long/Let this love guide you home back to where you belong/I know you can't just rid them thoughts of how he did you wrong/In a minute you gon' be chasin' me, so come along/And follow me as I, invade you mentally/Erase them thoughts about the first time he kissed you/Then, replace them thoughts with how I, wanna be with you/Pretty soon you'll see this love was tailor-made to perfect fit you
(Bonnie):
Yeah I heard that all before, that's what the last hit-man he told me/Before you know, that damn love spell he cast, yeah it controlled me/So if I have a say in it, love won't have it's way again/Not if I can help it, I'mma keep runnin' till I dead end

Chorus:

Girl what you runnin' from?/ You know that you can't never hide from love, when it comes, when it comes, you can't run, you can't run, no

Can't catch me, can't catch me no, can't catch me can't catch me no

Verse Three:
Okay my feet are tired/Hope hit-man's gun misfires/Okay stay calm, don't fret, maybe I will go left, no he's right there, that shyster/Oh what am I gonna do? Oh love makes me so confused/Maybe I will give in, fall back in love again, but I'll go out a fighter

Bridge:

Keep runnin' gone gone keep runnin' gone/Don't let him catch you run like a marathon/Don't let him see your fear, don't let him see you fright/Just keep runnin' run run run for your life (2x)

(scat break)

The hit man done got me, he got me he shot me (2x)
Track Name: Peepshow
Spoken Intro:
One, two, one-two-three-go!
Now baby, I don't know what it is but, every time you come around I just feel naked! How you do that?

Verse One:
Here I am, naked as a baby born in nude/I figure I ain't got nothing to lose/I hung my pride outside the door for you (oh-oh, oh, oh-oh)/And there you are, poker face on tough, and won't show your cards/But I can tell that you're the king of hearts/How else could you jack me up so hard? (oh-oh, oh, oh-oh)

Pre-chorus:
You got my heart vibration' and uh, jiratin'/Got my soul sh-shakin' and I, I can't take it/Got me slidin' and windin', and jerkin' and grindin'/And ain't no denying'…

Chorus:

It's somethin' like a peep show, you got me exposed (4x)

Verse Two:

Spoken: Alright now, see, you'd be fool not to jump on this. See I ain't just one of these lil 'round the way floozies, listen to what I'm telling' ya!

So what you gon' do?/ Just gon' sit there and stare?/Hope you're enjoying the view, cause baby you got me bare/Now I done done all my tricks, all my stretchin' and flexin'/Don't throw me no tips boy, pay some attention/'Cause I can't lie you got me smitten, and needless to mention/The way you walk and talk so tall/You got me climbin' up the wall/And see your confidence so high/I mean there ain't no wonder why

Pre-chorus:
You got my heard vibration' and uh, jiratin'/Got my soul sh-shakin' and I, I can't take it/Got me slidin' and windin', and jerkin' and grindin'/And ain't no denying'…

Chorus:

It's somethin' like a peep show, you got me exposed (4x)
Track Name: There, I Said It
Verse One:

Here we are, another night/Another chance, to stop the time/Another trip into your eyes/Can't fall too deep, that won't be wise/You ask me why, I'm so uptight/Am I okay, what's on my mind/Oh yeah, I'm fine, it's just that I/Oh, nevermind, just pour some wine/So carry on as you were/I can't find the nerve/To tell you how I really feel, so I'd just prefer/If we'd change the subject, avoiding the topic/Of how you turn my heart to gold, and I...

Pre-chorus:

I think you're phenomenal, and you and I/We'd be unstoppable/And it's quite possible, I mean it's real probable/I don't know, I think that I, maybe, I think

Chorus:
I think I may love you, there I said it/I think I may love you, yes I said it, and nope I don't regret it, baby I said it, I said it, I love you
There I said it (4x)
I hope I don't regret it
But baby I said it, I think I may love you

Verse Two:

I'm so glad I got that off my chest, it's been driving me crazy/I know it's a lot for you to digest/It's getting deeper on the daily/This may be premature, but I'd be a fool to ignore, so why keep hesitating?/So just let that marinate, and don't you feel obligated/I hope that I'm not complicating, 'cause…

Pre-chorus:

I think you're phenomenal, and you and I/We'd be unstoppable/And it's quite possible, I mean it's real probable/I don't know, I think that I, maybe, I think

Chorus:
I think I may love you, there I said it/I think I may love you, yes I said it, and nope I don't regret it, baby I said it, I said it, I love you
There I said it (4x)
I hope I don't regret it
But baby I said it, I think I may love you

Bridge:

Now that you know what's on my heart/I kissed all my pride au'revoir/And if you're feeling in the same/I swear it's not in vain/I'll reciprocate, like a boomerang/We can do this thing, I'll be your boo-thang/Just take me away baby, yeah/To a wonderland, hope you understand, never met a man quite like you

I think I may love you
Track Name: How Come?
How Come?

Chorus:

How come I only want what I can't have, what I can't have, what I can't have?/All I want is you, is that so bad, is that so bad, is that so bad?/And I just wanna feel, what I can't touch, what I can't touch, what I can't touch/Just wanna fall in love with you, is that too much to ask, is that too much to ask?

Verse One:

Now I, drove myself crazy deciding if I'd really record this/Had it written for a while/Wrote the first line when we, we first said hi and since then, the lyrics they've been running through my mind/I can't describe how I, feel so alive when I, look in your eyes, but I gotta keep it cool/Around you/You blow my cover, baby I'm going under/It's a shame 'cause…

Chorus:
I only want what I can't have, what I can't have, what I can't have?/All I want is you, is that so bad, is that so bad, is that so bad?/And I just wanna feel, what I can't touch, what I can't touch, what I can't touch/Just wanna fall in love with you, is that too much to ask, is that too much to ask?

Verse Two:

Now I know, it's risky business you know, letting you hear this/It's like giving you a ticket with unlimited entrance into my heart, and baby that's the part, I'm afraid of/I'm falling way too hard, and surely I'm in danger/But I don't wanna be stuck with all these shoulda-coulda-wouldas/And there's got to be a reason my heart beats like some subwoofers/Every time you come around/You're breaking my walls down/You leave me exposed and nobody knows, I want you here and now but I can't…

Chorus background:
I just want what I can't have/All I want is you/Wanna feel what I can't touch/Wanna fall in love with you
Track Name: Fear Factor
Fear Factor

Verse One:

See I was caught up, all in my fear/It hung over my head like a chandelier/
And it was so evident, that it took precedence whenever opportunity neared/So I'd decline, and undermind, all of these here talents of mine/Kept them inside, till I realized, I had to look my fear in the eyes

Chorus:
Say go away
Just let it be
Stay in your place
And that's behind me
I don't like you, I don't want you, I don't need you, you're deceitful
So I'm bold now, and I'm on now, and I'm whole now
Cause fear is not a factor anymore (2x)

Verse Two:
And though it's tried a million times/To creep its way back in my life/I'm allergic, deter it so keep it moving, gone goodbye/A nice try, but see I, left all of my doubts behind/Can't play me now, pressing forward, there's no reason to rewind/So thankful that I, I finally realized, I need to live my life despite/The fumbles that may come, I will not come undone, the troubles will not shun my pride

Chorus:
Say go away
Just let it be
Stay in your place
And that's behind me
I don't like you, I don't want you, I don't need you, you're deceitful
So I'm gone now, and I'm on now, and I'm whole now
Cause fear is not a factor anymore (2x)

Bridge:

And you, you're always in a hurry to worry but you would flourish if you only lent yourself to your courage/You always wear your past like a cast, all them struggles you've been through don't make you no handicap/They make you strong, strong to carry on, you've got the upper hand now tell them bring it on/Said bring it on, tell them bring it on, and when you're feeling down, tell them this your song!

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