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Gabriella Rose - Welcome To The Dollhouse

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Gabriella Rose - Welcome To The Dollhouse

Here is a theme that is emerging from this indie-driven pop landscape - the very real and vital process of finding a path through the darkness. It is a choice that will come to all of us, sooner or later: will we define ourselves as open to possibility, or let the world wash past us like so much rain on a roof.

Here, encased in a pop idiom that invokes images of a Spector-produced track by Darlene Love, brought to a modern production-sheen, is a classic case of owning the narrative. Once we describe a predicament, we can begin to craft an exit. The trap here is the stringent and puritanical hand of social construct, the hidden directives that collectively equate to a lack of choice.

Welcome here’s your number
there’s your room
now take the picture
in the hall on the wall
compared to them
you’re much too tall
prepare to fall
— Gabriella Rose

Gabriella Rose is a singer songwriter based in Coeur d’Alene. This song is featured on our Rainy Day playlist.

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