If I Ever (3​-​song EP)

by The Successful Failures

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If I Ever 03:28
If I, if I ever go looking for If I ever go looking for If I ever go looking for If I, if I ever go looking for If I ever go looking for My heart's desire
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My countenance Will not unfrown itself Now that my man Has gone and drowned himself We were bound to be married in the Spring Love is a long gone and lonesome thing And now my smile Will not reveal itself And my ire Will not conceal itself And the sad songs are the only songs I sing Love is a long gone and lonesome thing Every man I've taken to has been taken by the sea Or taken by the sound Of the felling of a tree I was wrong to think that love was meant for me Love is a long gone and lonesome thing And now the days Just go on and on I pray But all hope is gone We were bound to be married in the Spring Love is a long gone and lonesome thing
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"If I Ever" and "Cara's Lament" were recorded during the 2021 sessions for the "James Cotton Mather" album. "Buckets of Rain" was recorded live in studio by Mick Chorba specifically for the "Rock and Roll Rabbit Hole" radio show, 94.3 FM, based in Tacoma Park, MD.

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released September 30, 2022

Ron Bechamps - bass, backing vocals
Mick Chorba - vocals, electric guitar, acoustic guitar
Rob Martin - drums
Pete Smith - electric guitar

Recorded at FDR Studio C in Chesterfield, NJ
Mixed and mastered by Drew Mazurek in Baltimore, MD
Album photo and design by Ben Chorba

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The Successful Failures Trenton, New Jersey

"The first thing you should know about The Successful Failures is that any attempt to plug them into one genre or another is very much a fool’s errand. Hailing from Trenton, N.J., the band deftly combines Americana, Pop, Rock, and enough of a dusting of Bluegrass that serves as an appetizer to the main course without overwhelming the entire meal." - July 2020, Rock is the New Roll ... more

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