Alone

by Todd Hunter

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This is a song I wrote with Toscha Comeaux and Linda Hunter for the Brazilian film "A Senhora Que Morreu No Trailer" (The Lady Who Died In The Trailer) a DGT Filmes production.
The film is about Suzy King, well known in 1950's Rio de Janeiro as a fiercely independent and eccentric snake charmer who ends up in San Diego, CA, lost in obscurity at the end of her career.
Saúde! 🍻

lyrics

She sits alone with her memories
Forced in a world of solitude.
How did she get there? No one cares.

So far from what she was
They only saw who she became.
No one cared if she missed the land that knew her name.

A warm August day
Life slipped away
Are your dreams too big a price to pay?

There for all the world to see
She hid the shattered pieces
from the whispers of broken dreams.

Why did she stay in the trailer?
Was she trapped or just resigned?
Did she know her life was over?

Much more than they
could ever see.
The photos on her wall that set her free.

Her spirit stayed
but her life slipped away.
Are your dreams too big a price to pay?
Are your dreams too big a price to pay?

credits

released August 28, 2020
Toscha Comeaux - vocals
Todd Hunter - piano
Fabiano Do Nascimento - guitar

Written by Todd Hunter, Toscha Comeaux and Linda Hunter

Recorded at: Toddsounds - Glendale, CA
Phat Sounds Studios - Las Vegas, NV

Mixed by Brian Ascenzo

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Todd Hunter Los Angeles, California

Todd Hunter is a jazz pianist based in Los Angeles. He started his career as a teenager playing gigs in San Diego, his hometown. Todd decided to move to New York City in the mid 80's and eventually settled in Los Angeles. Todd has shared the stage with an incredible list of musicians including: Stevie Wonder, Natalie Cole, Ivan Lins and Nancy Wilson. Todd's current gig is with Dionne Warwick. ... more

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