had this around a few weeks, unfinished. created the outro this afternoon, so i can finally release it to the wild.
had an idea that i’d make the final album for a musician who killed himself. read more >
here’s another track from my first set of demos back in 1997. this one is in the style of cole porter (with a touch of freddie mercury). now if i could just get tony bennett to sing it…
i’ve been hankering to do an old-time song since i started up again. i sat down with my daughter’s ukelele while i was watching the olympics and sang the opening phrase first thing.
the lyrics, on the other hand, took some effort. they still feel a bit unfinished, but i’m confident they reached the level of “good enough.”
over the past couple months, i’ve been singing a few hours a day, which has opened up some previously unavailable high notes. i had a lot of fun quavering in the upper register, reinforcing the novelty old-timey (aka comedy) feel.
i’m hoping to write more in the standards vein in the coming weeks.