The Awful Truth

This song is kind of a bummer.  But don’t get me wrong – it’s still worth listening to.  😛

It’s just, the subject matter is a bit darker than my other songs.  This one’s about looking back at a relationship and realizing that we were just “two foolish fools”.  It’s not regretful, per say, but realistic and accepting of that reality.

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Here’s to Next Year

I wrote this song during the summer of 2009.  It had been a rough year so far, and I decided to take the summer and get as far away from my world as possible.

I ended up traveling through China teaching English, which was a wild experience.  The trip began in Beijing, where I haggled an acoustic guitar which accompanied me for most of the trip.  Due to some strange scheduling, I spent 11 quiet days alone in Shenyang, and the time alone ended up forcing me to face a lot of my internal issues, in a good way.  I wrote this song on my last day in Shenyang, and it’s sort of a measured, but optimistic tune.

Lyrics after the jump.

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