Album: Angels & Vampires - Volume 2 (2006)
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  • According to Maitreya, this song is not about a specific person. He explained in a Songfacts interview: "It is about every woman I've ever dreamt about. The perfect composite of who would love us as we are. I pull from my experience as a man and dreamer to speak of these women. 'Duchess' would be the good side of the coin to a song like 'The Ballad Of Lonesome Rhodes,' which is about a real dragon of a woman that I once had to endure."
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