I’m working on making better mixes. Here is what I believe will be a cleaner mix than the original: in a nutshell Lyrics sung or even spoken are very much worth the effort It takes twice as much time to “fit” lyrics to music and sing You have to feel what you sing. Deadpan is OK as a too Socio political songs are tricky….

Nothing to Lose

I’ve always had nothing to loseBut never understood thisA young mans trepidationHas now turned to unbridled blissI no longer care what people thinkI’ll be completely who I amNo more playing it carefulI just don’t give a damnThe things I feared in youthAre gone foreverI feel so free and aliveSince I learned to never say never

The Karma of Happiness

I just finished Jeff Tweedy’s short book “How to Write One Song”. While I don’t need exercises to write songs, I absolutely loved his description of his song writing process. He even addressed my “fear of singing” and he said he feels 1 in 5 songs he writes he likes. I feel like he’s a spiritual cousin because what he says I have felt…